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Warning to farmers after around 60 lambs stolen near Harrogate

Police are urging farmers to be vigilant after dozens of lambs were stolen near Harrogate.
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Ten lambs stolen from field near Harrogate

POLICE are appealing for information after ten lambs were stolen from a field near Harrogate.

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MP bids for Whitlam’s Law

MP bids for Whitlam’s Law

Elmet & Rothwell MP Alec Shelbrooke secured an Adjournment Debate in the House of Commons today, calling for a change in the law to allow the prosecution of driving offences committed on private land.

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Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire' police and crime commissioner. Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

North Yorkshire’s police tsar could take on fire role

North Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner could take over the work of the county’s fire authority as emergency services look at how to meet a new legal duty to collaborate.

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CCTV appeal: Harrogate police issue images after thefts from Co-op

Police in Harrogate have issued CCTV image of two people they want to trace after thefts from a shop in the town.

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Police have arrested a total of 17 people in Harrogate.

Harrogate police arrest 17 drink and drug drivers during summer crackdown

A total of 17 suspected drink and drug drivers were arrested in Harrogate during the course of a police crackdown last month.

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Police believe there are no suspicious circumstances around the death.

Young woman found dead in Jennyfields area of Harrogate

Officers were called to reports of 'the sudden death of a young woman' in the Jennyfields area of Harrogate on the evening of Wednesday, July 5.

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UNDER CONSIDERATION: West Yorkshire Police are consulting on plans to introduce name badges for officers

Hello, hello, hello: West Yorkshire Police officers may have to wear name badges

Officers in Yorkshire’s biggest police force could be told to wear name badges while on duty so they can be identified more easily by members of the public.

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Picture James Hardisty. Armed police in Leeds after the terrorist attack outside the Houses of Parliament, London.

Should more West Yorkshire police officers be armed?

The public in West Yorkshire are to be asked whether police in the county should be routinely armed with guns and Taser electric stun weapons.

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Hunt for flasher linked to incidents in Tadcaster and Selby

Hunt for flasher linked to incidents in Tadcaster and Selby

Police are hunting a man who exposed himself during incidents in two North Yorkshire towns.

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The Hillsborough disaster

South Yorkshire Police chief describes Hillsborough disaster as 'appalling tragedy'

South Yorkshire Police's Chief Constable has described the Hillsborough disaster as an 'appalling tragedy'.
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Fans trying to avoid the crush at Hillsborough in 1989

BREAKING: Six individuals to face charges over Hillsborough disaster

Criminal charges are to be brought over the deaths of 96 football fans at a game in Sheffield 28 years ago, it was announced this morning.
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Hillsborough football stadium.

BREAKING: No organisations to face prosecution over Hillsborough disaster

Prosecutors announced today that no organisations are to face prosecution over the Hillsborough disaster.

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WARNING: Dee Collins, Chief Constable of West Yorkshire

Cuts are piling extra pressure on my exhausted officers, says West Yorkshire Chief Constable

West Yorkshire’s Chief Constable today warned that cuts to police resources in the county, combined with the demands of a growing population, are putting increasing strain on her “exhausted” officers.

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The Deliveroo rider was targeted while travelling along Wetherby Road in Harrogate. Picture: Google

Road rage driver targeted man riding Deliveroo motorbike in Harrogate

A man riding a Deliveroo motorbike was targeted by a driver during a road rage incident in Harrogate.

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Police across North Yorkshire have cracked down on drink driving this June.

Four drink-drivers in Harrogate sentenced after police clamp-down

Officers have described the behaviour of drink and drug drivers as ‘ridiculous’ after seven people appeared before Harrogate Magistrates Court following a police summer crackdown.

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North Yorkshire Police arrest 14 people as drink and drug driving operation continues

North Yorkshire Police arrest 14 people as drink and drug driving operation continues

Police in North Yorkshire arrested 14 people during the busiest 48 hours of their ongoing drink and drug driving operation.

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Police searching for driver who sped off from scene after crash in Pateley Bridge

Police are trying to trace the driver of a car who sped off from the scene following a collision in Pateley Bridge.

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Residents urged to remain vigilant after thieves target four Harrogate homes in one day

Residents in Harrogate are being urged to remain vigilant after robbers targeted four homes and stole thousands of pounds worth of items in one day.
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Police in North Yorkshire arrest five suspected drink and drug drivers in one night

Police in North Yorkshire arrest five suspected drink and drug drivers in one night

Officers made five arrests for drink or drug driving in one night as North Yorkshire Police's summer operation reached the halfway point.

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