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You're most likely to drink drive if you work in one of these professions

Construction workers are at high risk of being caught drink driving, according to new research.

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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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Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident in South Cave.

Man indecently exposes himself

Police are trying to identify a man who is said to have indecently exposed himself in South Cave.

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Police appeal following garage burglary

Police appeal following garage burglary

Police are appealing for the public’s help in identifying a male in connection with a garage burglary in Market Weighton.

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The suspect brandished a handgun as he demanded a member of staff hand over money at Bugthorpe Post Office. Picture: Google Maps.

Masked man brandished gun in robbery attempt

A masked man brandished a handgun as he demanded a Post Office worker hand over cash.

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David Farthing

Man pleads not guilty to charge of rape

A Pocklington man has denied a charge of rape and elected a trial before a jury in June next year.

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File pic: West Green

Attempted theft of puppy in Pocklington

A woman has been left severely shaken after her puppy was 'rugby kicked' following an alleged attempted theft in Pocklington.

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Allen Williamson (left) Martin Williamson (right)

Trio cleared in £1m ‘illegal’ waste disposal case

Three people and two firms accused of taking part in illegal waste disposal worth more than £1million have been dramatically cleared of all charges.

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Sam Aspland, 25,

Former soldier avoids jail after violent attack

A former soldier who kicked a man in the head, breaking two teeth, as he lay on the ground has been saved from jail after claiming he never got over pals dying in Afghanistan.

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Police release e-fit of man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident

E-Fit released following attempted abduction

Detectives investigating an alleged attempted abduction have release an E-Fit of a man they would like to identify and speak to about the incident.
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41-year-old woman was grabbed while walking her dog

Appeal for witnesses following attempted abduction

Police are appealing for witnesses following an alleged attempted abduction where a 41-year-old woman was grabbed while walking her dog.

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Teenager allegedly assaulted in George Street

Teenager assaulted in Pocklington

Police are investigating the alleged assault of a 15 year-old girl from Pocklington who was allegedly kneed and kicked by another teenage girl.
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Chief Constable Justine Curran received a 143,000 annual salary, relocation fees of 39,0000 and a pension scheme contribution of 34,000 in the financial year 2013/2014

Police body justifies payments to top cops

The body representing senior police officers has justified the “enormous” pay and perks package some receive by stating that fewer and fewer applicants are applying for top jobs in the service.

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Van broken into in Holme on Spalding Moor

Tools worth £1,000 stolen from van

Tools and equipment worth around £1,000 have been stolen from a van in Holme on Spalding Moor.

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Steven Burke, 43

Labourer blew £30k on drugs and gambling

A construction worker laughed as he walked free from court - after blowing almost £30,000 of £44,000 accidentally transferred into his bank account on gambling, drugs, jewellery and a car.

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Dwayne Pedder charged with possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place

Man in court after Pocklington incident

A 37-year-old man has appeared before court charged with possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence following an incident in Pocklington.
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Man arrested for affray

Man arrested on suspicion of affray

Police appeared to be searching a church after a man was arrested on suspicion of affray in the early hours of this morning.
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Police warning against roadside scam

Warning against roadside scam

Police are investigating a possible scam where drivers on the B1246 Pocklington to Warter road were stopped by a man who flagged them down saying he'd run out of petrol.
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