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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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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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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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Change in policy

Misogyny to be recognised as a hate crime by North Yorkshire Police

North Yorkshire Police has used International Women's Day today to announce the force's decision to adapt its hate crime policy to include misogyny.

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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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The crash took place on the A165 in Speeton, near Filey.

Police seek witnesses to Filey crash after driver dies from injuries

A driver has died from his injuries after being involved in a crash on the North Yorkshire coast.

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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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Shocking attacks on ambulance staff

Shocking attacks on Yorkshire ambulance staff

Threats while resuscitating patients, spitting at staff outside accident and emergency departments and punches thrown by drunks are just a snapshot of the abuse suffered by frontline ambulance workers.
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A photo of the stolen camper van

Camper van stolen after house burglary

A CAMPER van was stolen after thieves took the keys during a raid at a house in Flamborough.
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The changes threaten the whole newspaper industry, not just the national press

Here's how you can help to defend a free British media

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Scammers applying for fake mortgages on empty homes in Yorkshire

Scammers applying for fake mortgages on empty homes in Yorkshire

A criminal gang is carrying out an elaborate property scam by targeting unsuspecting Yorkshire home owners.

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A large number of vehicles were damaged in Elmville Avenue, Scarborough. Picture: Google

Cars scratched as vandal wreaks havoc in Scarborough street on Christmas Day

Police are seeking CCTV footage which could shed light on a spate of damage to vehicles in Scarborough on Christmas Day.
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Chippy owner hit employee on the head with glass

A fish and chip shop owner has been handed a community order after hitting one of his employees over the head with a pint glass.

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Residents face second day locked out of their homes as bomb squad sniffs out ‘illegal chemicals’ in Bridlington

Dozens of households have been evacuated for a second time as police and specialist scientists investigate reports of illegal chemicals being stored at a property in Bridlington.

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Controlled explosions are likely to take place on Oxford Street, Bridlington

Controlled explosions to take place on Bridlington street

Chemicals will be moved from a street in Bridlington with a series of explosions likely to take place in the area.
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