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North Yorkshire 'safest area in the country', police force says

North Yorkshire Police has said that new national crime figures reveal the area to be the "safest place in England".

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Nationwide warning over contaminated heroin after police raid on illicit drugs laboratory in Leeds

Nationwide warning over contaminated heroin after police raid on illicit drugs laboratory in Leeds

A police raid in Leeds earlier this week targeted an illicit drugs laboratory which was believed to be producing contaminated heroin linked to a number of deaths.

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The A171 near the Flask Inn. Pic: Google.

Stinger device used in police investigation over Yorkshire vehicle thefts

A stinger device was used by police to stop a car as part of an investigation into group of men suspected of stealing thousands of pounds worth of goods from vehicles.
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Update: Police arrest woman on the run who escaped from North Yorkshire prison

Update: Police arrest woman on the run who escaped from North Yorkshire prison

Police have arrested a woman who escaped from a North Yorkshire prison while serving a five year sentence.
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More safety camera vans head out on North Yorkshire's roads as police seek to cut fatalities

More safety camera vans head out on North Yorkshire's roads as police seek to cut fatalities

Police are set to deploy six new safety camera vans in North Yorkshire in a bid to further reduce collisions, serious injuries and deaths on the county's roads.
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Anyone with information should contact police on 101.

Burglars steal £32,000 worth of bikes, motorbikes and a chainsaw

Around £32,000 worth of bikes, motorbikes and other equipment were stolen from a Whitby farm.

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The woman was attacked as she walked along Windsor Terrace in Whitby. Picture: Google

Attacker carried out "unprovoked" assault on woman as she walked home through Whitby

A woman needed hospital treatment for a head injury after being deliberately pushed into the road during an unprovoked attack in Whitby.

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The altercation took place on Guisborough Road in Great Ayton, close to the junction with Newton Road. Picture: Google

Police seek witnesses to roadside altercation between man and woman in Great Ayton

A woman was assaulted after she became involved in a roadside altercation with man in Great Ayton.

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Two women in hospital after collision with HGV in Yorkshire

Two women are in hospital after suffering serious injuries in a North Yorkshire collision which involved a HGV.

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Cliff Street, Bridlington. Photo: Google

Mobility scooter stolen from outside Bridlington club

POLICE are appealing for information after a man's mobility scooter was stolen in Bridlington.

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Thieves stole dog from animal rescue centre

A DOG stolen from an animal rescue centre in  North Yorkshire may pose a risk to the public, police have said.
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Police appeal after girl seriously sexually assaulted in Scarborough

A TEENAGER was subjected to a serious sexual assault  in Scarborough.

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Video: What the new rules on using a phone at the wheel mean to you

New drivers face losing their licence the first time they are caught using a phone behind the wheel illegally.

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'Can you hear me?'

Scam warning: 'Can you hear me?'

People in Yorkshire are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

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Whitby Leisure Centre was evacuated yesterday after a "security alert" but police haven't said what caused it.

Police declare leisure centre safe after "security alert"

Whitby Leisure Centre will re-open this morning after police with sniffer dogs carried out a search in response to a "security alert".

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The investigation was carried out by the BBC.

Have you been 'overcharged' by Tesco?

Some Tesco customers have been paying more than they thought because out-of-date offers were not being applied at the till.

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Speed camera locations

Speed cameras: where to spot them

Below are the enforcement locations for North Yorkshire Police’s mobile safety cameras for this week
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The new app lets users claim 10 for every penalty ticket issued against a driver they have reported.

New app pays £10 for reporting of illegally parked cars

A private car parking firm is offering people £10 for uploading pictures of illegally parked cars on private land.
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Woman jailed for terrorising couple with "evil" Facebook messages

Woman jailed for terrorising couple with "evil" Facebook messages

A woman from North Yorkshire has been jailed for 10 weeks after carrying out a campaign of online abuse against a couple.
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