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North Yorkshire Police call on public to prevent slaughter of birds of prey

Visitors to North Yorkshire’s countryside are being asked to act as the “eyes and ears” of police as they seek to cut the number of illegal attacks on birds of prey.
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Anna's car was left damaged after she left it parked in Starbeck for just over an hour.
Credit: Anna Ratcliffe

Wing mirrors 'ripped off' and cars left with big dents in spate of Harrogate cars damaged

The owner of a car repairs garage has offered to help victims of a spate of incidents, where vehicles across Harrogate have been left significantly damaged, with no note to explain.
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The A1M near Wetherby. Image: Google

BMW driver arrested after 150mph police chase on A1 near Wetherby

A BMW M5 driver was arrested after police said he travelled at up to 150mph during a  chase on the A1 near Wetherby last night.

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British Transport Police have issued a fresh warning about the risks of running red lights at level crossings.

'Extreme dangers' highlighted after Bradford man drove through red lights at Harrogate level crossing

A Bradford man who drove through red lights at a level crossing in Harrogate has been banned from driving for six months.

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Break-in closes Tadcaster pool

Tadcaster Community Pool is closed to the public until further notice after a break-in overnight Thursday January 25.

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Harrogate man assaulted during incident involving an arguing couple

A man in his early 20s from Harrogate was taken to hospital in York after an incident involving a couple who were said to be arguing.

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The derelict building at Cowdyke Farm was left 70 per cent damaged by the fire.

Fire at derelict Harrogate farm house believed to be deliberate

A fire which started in the kitchen of a derelict farm building just off Skipton Road in Harrogate, is being treated as suspicious by police.

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Appeal brings home bacon to save cafe

Appeal brings home bacon to save cafe

A cafe van owner has said he has been touched by kind customers who have been coming to his aid after his business was ransacked by burglars.

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Police are investigating after a man tried to break into a flat in Bramham Drive, Harrogate. Picture: Google

Harrogate police hunting would-be burglar who targeted flat

Police have issued a description of a man who tried to break into a flat in Harrogate.

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The Carphone Warehouse shop in Cambridge Street, Harrogate. Picture: Google.

Thieves steal 'high-value' mobiles in robbery Harrogate Carphone Warehouse

Thieves assaulted a member of staff and stole high-value phones at a shop in Harrogate town centre.

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Four stolen vehicles recovered by North Yorkshire Police in two days

Officers from North Yorkshire Police have recovered four stolen vehicles over the past two days.

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Ripon police issue CCTV appeal after fuel stolen from petrol station

Ripon police issue CCTV appeal after fuel stolen from petrol station

Police investigating a fuel theft from a Ripon filling station have issued a CCTV image of a woman they want to trace.

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High Street, Pateley Bridge. Picture: Google.

Man, 80, injured after being hit by car near Harrogate

An elderly man was injured after being involved in a collision on a high street near Harrogate.

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Two golf buggies were stolen from the club at Knaresbrough.

Golf buggies stolen in North Yorkshire

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after the theft of two buggies from Knaresborough Golf Club.

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Harrogate mum reports stolen car but discovers it crashed by her own son

A mother who reported her car as stolen in Harrogate later discovered that the car had been taken and crashed by her own son.

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Ian Atkinson was a deputy headteacher at the now closed Ripon Cathedral Choir School.

NSPCC brands former Ripon Cathedral Choir School teacher a 'sick predator' after child sex abuse conviction

A children's charity has described the sexual abuse of children by a teacher at an old Ripon school as "every parent's worst nightmare".

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Police in Harrogate are warning residents about a spike in 'sneak-in' burglaries.

Harrogate police warning after spate of 'sneak-in' burglaries

Police in Harrogate are urging home and vehicle owners to keep their property secure following a spate of sneak-in burglaries and thefts across the town.

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Police appeal after jackets, bags and keys taken in Harrogate burglary

Potential witnesses to a burglary in Harrogate are being asked to come forward by police.

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Police release CCTV after stolen cards used in Sherburn

Police have issued CCTV images of a man who they suspect bought cigarettes using stolen bank cards in Sherburn in Elmet.

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Revealed: Harrogate has highest number of arrested drink and drug drivers

Police have revealed Harrogate as the area with the highest number of arrests during a month-long drink and drug driving crackdown.

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