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Can you help police trace wanted Scarborough man?

POLICE are appealing for the public's help to trace a  wanted Scarborough man who failed to attend court.

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Yorkshire police force issues telephone scam warning - and tells residents how to avoid becoming a victim

Yorkshire police force issues telephone scam warning - and tells residents how to avoid becoming a victim

North Yorkshire Police have issued a warning about a telephone scam which has been used to target hundreds of people across the country.

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Have you seen missing Bridlington man as fears grow for his safety?

Have you seen missing Bridlington man as fears grow for his safety?

Concern is growing for the welfare of a Bridlington man following him being discharged from hospital.

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Scarborough pensioner shot birds dead because their calls and songs disturbed him

A PENSIONER has been cautioned by police after he admitted  shooting birds in his own and neighbouring gardens in Scarborough because he disliked being disturbed by the sound of their calls and songs.

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Sex attack on woman in Whitby: Police appeal for residents' help with investigation

A WOMAN was subjected to a serious sexual assault after a night out in Whitby at the weekend.
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Christopher Newton

Driver jailed after stolen car chase through Harrogate

A drunk driver who stole a car and fled from police while committing a string of other offences has been locked up today.
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Karl Cairns

Man jailed for threatening Scarborough Hospital staff in five-hour ordeal

A man who threatened hospital staff with hepatitis-infected blood has been jailed for over two years after a judge branded his terrifying behaviour “outrageous”.
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Scarborough councillor fined for town hall verbal assault

A sitting Scarborough borough councillor has been fined after pleading guilty to verbally assaulting a fellow elected member.
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New figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show 4.6 deaths per 100,000 people in coastal town Scarborough were due to heroin or morphine misuse in 2016 - compared to an English average of 1.7.

Why this seaside town has been named Yorkshire's heroin death hotspot - and how other areas compare

The heroin hotspots of Yorkshire have been revealed - and a seaside town has taken top spot.

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Scarborough named as one of worst for heroin deaths

Scarborough has been named as a heroin and morphine death “hotspot”.
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Sandside, Scarborough. Pic: Google.

Scarborough fishing vessel equipment worth £3,000 stolen

Equipment worth £3,000 was stolen from a boat in Scarborough, police said.

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Anthony Hopcraft

Video: Scarborough man causes £47k worth of damage on seafront road

A Scarborough man has been given a seven-month jail sentence suspended for two years after causing nearly £50,000 worth of damage to the surface of Royal Albert Drive.
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Hunmanby thief, 62, convicted of 54th shoplifting offence

A prolific 62-year-old thief has been convicted of his 54th shoplifting offence - but was spared jail again.
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Lansdowne Road, Bridlington. Image: Google

Man seriously injured in Bridlington street attack

A MAN suffered  a fractured eye socket during an attack in Bridlington.
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North Yorkshire Police want to identify these men after goshawk nest was disturbed in Ryedale

Wildlife crime officers are investigating the illegal disturbance of a nesting ground in North Yorkshire after a covert camera caught two men apparently trying to scare off birds of prey.
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CCTV appeal following theft of meat from Hunmanby shop

CCTV images have been released of a man police would like to speak to in connection with a theft at a Hunmanby shop.

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Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough; Image: Google

Scarborough seafront roads closed as car meeting takes place

POLICE have closed a number of roads in Scarborough's seafront area as a safety precaution due to a large car meeting.

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Lizzie Jones with fellow campaigners.

Wakefield PC speaks of 'life-saving' defibrillators as 10 more are unveiled

A Wakefield police officer who suffered cardiac arrest a year ago has spoken about how he "could have not been here today" without a defibrillator.

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From elections to T&Cs: Facebook has been making headlines across the world

Is it time to quit Facebook? Here's what you need to know about your profile settings

With the recent revelations regarding research firm Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and the social media company’s privacy laws are now in the spotlight.
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Amount of alcohol in jailed drink driver's system 'beggars belief' says North Yorkshire Police traffic cop

Amount of alcohol in jailed drink driver's system 'beggars belief' says North Yorkshire Police traffic cop

A woman from North Yorkshire has been jailed for 18 weeks after being caught more than four times over the legal drink drive limit on the A64.
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