Man in court after Mercedes stolen in Harrogate was pursued by police and crashed into two cars

A Bradford man has been charged with burglary and the theft of a Mercedes Benz in Harrogate yesterday.
Newby Wiske Hall, the Grade II listed HQ of North Yorkshire Police.
16th March 2017.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Sale of North Yorkshire police HQ puts village life in jeopardy, says campaign group

A group opposing the sale of North Yorkshire’s Grade II listed former police headquarters to an outdoor education firm says the plans risk destroying village life in the Conservation Area near the site.

Police are currently awaiting assistance from a recovery vehicle.

Harrogate to Leeds road closed after crash in morning commute traffic

Police are currently waiting for recovery assistance to move a BMW which is blocking the A61 southbound towards Leeds after a crash this morning (September 8).

A road-rage driver was caught out by his own dash-cam footage in Darley.

Dash-cam video catches road-rage driver in dangerous overtake on narrow road near Harrogate

A road-rage driver was nailed by his own dashcam footage after he went to war with a cyclist on a narrow country road.


North Yorkshire Police seeking 20 new recruits for force control room

Could you take a call from somebody who has just witnessed a murder or suffered abuse for years?


Video: Diesel spillage closes Harrogate roads and cars skid in morning rush hour

Drivers through Harrogate were met with road closures this morning after police reported a large diesel spillage causing minor collisions.

Topcliffe, where Mark Hughes drove his vehicle. Pic: Google Maps

Banned: Motorist who damaged crops after driving onto North Yorkshire field

A driver caused "substantial inconvenience and financial loss" to a North Yorkshire farm business after driving onto a field and damaged crops.

Terry Bailey, 39, who was died after being assaulted in the early hours of Monday.

Two men charged with killing Leeds man who died after assault outside railway station

Two men have been charged by detectives investigating the death of a Leeds man who was assaulted outside the city's main railway station.

Steve Howley, secretary of the FBU in North Yorkshire, supports Julia Mulligan's proposal to replace the existing North Yorkshire fire service watchdog.

Union backs plans for North Yorkshire crime tsar to take over fire authority

The North Yorkshire branch of the Fire Brigades Union has given a cautious backing to plans that would see the county’s police commissioner take over the governance of its fire service.

Dig will reveal remains of punishment treadmill at Yorkshire prison

Dig will reveal remains of punishment treadmill at Yorkshire prison

It was once home to the world's largest treadmill.
Det Chief Insp Glen Alderson at the scene. PIC: Steve Riding

Leeds railway station murder: Police say rough sleeper was beaten by two men after row

A rough sleeper died after being punched several times to the head by two men outside Leeds City Station, police have revealed.

The victim was assaulted in New Station Street, outside Leeds City Station. Picture: Google

Murder investigation begins after Leeds railway station assault victim dies

A murder investigation has begun today after a man suffered fatal injuries in an assault outside Leeds City Station.
Crowds at Leeds Festival and Leeds West Indian Carnival have been thanked by the police for helping to make the events a success.

Police praise for crowds at Leeds Festival and Leeds West Indian Carnival

Carnival-goers, festival revellers and visitors to Leeds have been thanked by police following the busy bank holiday weekend.

Started at the Harrogate Advertiser - BBC Countryfile presenter John Craven.

Dear Reader: John Craven's lost memories + in the police cells

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

Chief Superintendent Keith Gilert in the festival control room.

Leeds Festival 2017: Major police operation swings into action

A major police operation has swung into action as a crowd equal to the population of Harrogate gets ready to enjoy this year’s Leeds Festival.

Cars have been left with notices by North Yorkshire Police. Picture: David Simister

Boys, aged 14 and 17, arrested after eight parked cars damaged in Harrogate

Two boys, aged 14 and 17, were arrested in the early hours of the morning after eight cars were left damaged yesterday, (August 16).
Police and fire crews both attended the scene on Wedderburn Drive this morning.

Suspected stolen vehicle catches fire as man and woman seen fleeing crash scene in Harrogate

Police were called to reports of a collision on Wedderburn Drive in Harrogate at 7.10am today (August 16).

Dale Plant. Picture: North Yorkshire Police

Harrogate man jailed for aggravated burglary in Knaresborough

A 31-year-old man from Harrogate has been sentenced to prison for more than two years following the aggravated burglary of a riverside cottage in Knaresborough.

PC Smith of Harrogate Police tweeted about the incident, where a man racially abused and assaulted him before resisting arrest.

Man charged after racially abusing Harrogate police officer

A 22-year-old man from Harrogate has been charged after racially abusing and assaulting a police officer, leaving him with a 'few bruises'.

Police arrested a 64-year-old man on the A1

Halifax lorry driver charged with drink-driving after being stopped on A1

A 64-year-old lorry driver has been charged with drink-driving after being stopped on the A1 in North Yorkshire.

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