Police fear dealers are 'deliberately contaminating' deadly Yorkshire heroin batches

Heroin users are again being warned about deadly batches of the drug being circulated in Yorkshire that police fear dealers are "deliberately contaminating" with substances which could be 200 times more potent.

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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Police appeal following £40 theft

Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the theft of £40 at a supermarket.

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.

Police are searching for a missing 47-year-old woman

Dive team at Stamford Bridge in search of missing woman

A dive team is currently searching the River Derwent at Stamford Bridge after a woman is believed to have entered the water.
Appeal after woman bitten by dog

Appeal after woman bitten by Rottweiler

Police are appealing for the owner of a Rottweiler to get in touch after a woman was bitten on her arm in Pocklington.

HSBC  bank was destroyed in a ramraide by theives in 2015

Raided bank could become new shops

A bank which closed after it was ram-raided by theives could re-open as two shops.

Sir Greg Knight says his thoughts go out to the innocent victims

London attack: Pocklington MP's 'thoughts are with the innocent victims'

Five people have died and at least 40 have been injured in the terror attack in London yesterday.

The police would like to speak to man and woman pictured

CCTV appeal after counterfeit £20 notes used

Police would like to speak to a man and woman following a number of incidents of counterfeit £20 being used in the Pocklington area.

Justice Secretary Liz Truss

Yorkshire town to host new prison

The town of Full Sutton in East Yorkshire has been chosen as the site for one of four new prisons, ministers will announce today, as they move ahead with plans to overhaul the country’s creaking jail network.

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Seven men plead guilty to hare coursing

Seven men have pleaded guilty to hare coursing in the Humberside area yesterday.

Kenneth Hugill and his wife Sheila

Campaign to pay for cleared farmer’s legal bill

Thousands of pounds have been raised to help pay for a 83-year-old Wilberfoss farmer’s legal fees after he was cleared of shooting a convicted burglar.

Inside HMP Leeds, where 46 fires were reported in 2016.

'Six fires every week' at Yorkshire's prisons

Figures from the Ministry of Justice have revealed there were 315 fires in prisons across Yorkshire over the past year - the equivalent of six blazes every week.

Police called to attempted burglary

Attempted burglary at Pocklington Cricket Club

Police are investigating an attempted burglary at Pocklington Cricket Club at the weekend.


Police appeal after girl seriously sexually assaulted in Scarborough

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

The 21-year-old was caught in a police car park

Drink-driver caught doing ‘doughnuts’ in police car park

A drink-driver from Wilberfoss showed off his driving skills by performing handbrake turns and wheel spins in a police car park.


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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Police are investigating after a buzzard was shot and killed in North Yorkshire

Buzzard shot and killed at North Yorkshire beauty spot

POLICE are appealing for information after a buzzard was shot and killed at a North Yorkshire beauty spot.

'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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