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Charity cash stolen in Pateley Bridge nursery break-in

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Thieves broke into Sunflowers Nursery on Low Wath Road, Pateley Bridge, at sometime overnight between Wednesday 17 December and Thursday 18 December 2014. They gained entry through a window facing the road and took cash collected for a cancer research charity. Officers are appealing to anyone with information about the burglary to get in touch. PC Bill Hickson, of Pateley Bridge ...

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Two more handbag snatches reported in Harrogate

Harrogate Police

Police in Harrogate have reissued their appeal following two further incidents of handbags being snatched. This brings the total reported to four in the past eight days. Officers are urging members of the public to be on their guard and are appealing for any information to help them identify the suspects. In the third reported incident, at around 12.15pm on ...

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County council target saving £887K on budgets relating to disabled children and young people and their families

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North Yorkshire County Council has set a target to save £887K on budgets related to disabled children and young people and their families. The decision was made on the 9 December 2014 at the North Yorkshire County Council Executive. North Yorkshire County Council is to consult on the new strategy which they say provides more flexible and targeted support for the social ...

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Urgent appeal to help track down man wanted following stabbing in Northallerton

Harrogate Police

Detectives have issued an urgent appeal for information to help trace a man wanted in connection with a stabbing in Northallerton. Jonathon Michael Doherty, aged 36, from Northallerton, is believed to have been involved in the incident on the morning of Wednesday 17 December 2014. A 34-year-old local man was admitted to hospital at 9.50am with none life-threatening injuries to ...

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Further details of 2,500 home development released during public engagement event

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Skelwith Developments held an initial public engagement event this week for the development of a site in Flaxby, near to Knaresborough, that is currently an 18-hole golf course. Redevelop the course and deliver up to 2,500 new homes Inclusion of new community facilities including: Primary school Village centre with shops Medical centre and business units A hotel, although smaller than ...

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£3.7 Million less to run North Yorkshire Police

Harrogate Police Station-

The Home Secretary determines  the amount of of grants for police purposes to be paid to each local policing body and has today announced overall grant reductions of £300 million. North Yorkshire Police will see a grant reduction from £80,736,944 in 2014/15 to £77,015,176 in 2015/16, a reduction of £3.7 million. The president of the Association of Chief Police Officers, Sir ...

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A1 closed following collision near Scotch Corner

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Police are at the scene of a road traffic collision on the A1 near Scotch Corner. The road is currently closed in both directions after a Land Rover towing a trailer overturned on the northbound carriageway at around 1pm on Wednesday 17 December 2014. The driver of the Land Rover was uninjured in the incident. Vehicle recovery services are at ...

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Northallerton man admitted to hospital with stab wounds

Harrogate Police

Detectives in Northallerton are appealing for information after a local 34-year-old man was admitted to hospital with stab wounds to his back. Police were called to the Friarage Hospital at 9.50am on Wednesday 17 December 2014 after the man was admitted for treatment to his injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening. Police are appealing to anyone who ...

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82-year-old Knaresborough woman targeted by bogus callers

Harrogate Police

Police in Knaresborough have issued a warning and appeal for information after two bogus callers conned their way into an 82-year-old woman’s home and stole money from her. The incident happened on Mayfield Grove between 1pm and 1.15pm on Monday 15 December 2014, when two men claimed to be from the water board and tricked their way into the woman’s ...

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Christmas wreaths stolen from Harrogate greengrocer

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Roots and Fruits on King Edwards Drive in Harrogate have been the victims of a burglary with a number of wreaths and Christmas trees stolen. Sometime between 6pm on Saturday, 13 December and 9am the following a number of holly wreaths and snow trees. The trees are around 8 inches tall and the wreaths are 10 inches in diameter. Cllr Val ...

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