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Driving ban for woman who caused death of Scarborough motorcyclist

A 24-year-old woman has been banned from driving for 12 months after she pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention and causing the death of motorcyclist Daniel Gaddes.

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Sheepdog training clinics to address decline of societies

Sheepdog training clinics to address decline of societies

A North Yorkshire farmer has launched new sheepdog handler training sessions in a bid to address a startling decline in members of sheepdog societies across the region.

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Serious flood damage meant the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution was busy helping victims in the North. Picture: PA

Working farm families in need of grant funds soars by 67 per cent

Farming families in North Yorkshire were given the most financial help in England to recover from crippling hardship in the last 12 months, according to new figures from the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (R.A.B.I).

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Experienced teachers are imperative if school standards are to improve.

YP Comment: Teachers and funding matter. Lessons for Education Secretary

AS always, context is critical when interpreting education league tables. Let it be made clear at the outset that more than three-quarters of Yorkshire secondary schools hit the Government’s new benchmark which rewards academic progress over an elongated period and it would be remiss not to acknowledge the solid progress made by students and teachers alike.

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Fraud and cyber-crime are the new volume crimes of the 21st century, it was claimed today.

Fraud is the new burglary as crime rates rise across Yorkshire

Fraud and cyber-crime have replaced burglary and car theft as the ‘volume crimes’ of the 21st century, a leading expert has said, after the offences were included in the annual crime statistics for the first time.

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Yorkshire holiday accommodation given top marks

Yorkshire holiday accommodation given top marks

Six holiday cottages, B&Bs and guesthouses in Yorkshire have achieved 10/10 ratings from satisfied guests.

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The Kirkgate exhibit at York Castle Museum

Dick Turpin’s old haunt in York in line for a makeover

IT WAS the one place in York no-one wanted to see the inside of: a collection of prison buildings housing women, debtors and, at one stage, the highwayman Dick Turpin.

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VIDEO: Adults carry toddler into path of train at railway crossing

This is the heart-stopping moment two reckless railway trespassers carried a toddler across the path of a train.

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Rural crime remains a big issue in North Yorkshire.

New property marking system to beat crime in Richmondshire

Police in Richmondshire are encouraging residents to take advantage of a high-tech new security marking system to deter thieves and protect their property.

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Are people too obsessed with mobile phones?

YP Letters: Dull narcissism of the social media generation

From: Susan Towle, Grange Garth, York.

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Katie Rough.  Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Life will never be same again, says mother of tragic Katie Rough

THE MOTHER of schoolgirl Katie Rough has paid tribute to her “beautiful, sassy and kind” daughter in her first post on social media since the seven-year-old died.

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Falsgrave Road, Scarborough (Google)

Scarborough bus window smashed in apparent attack

Witnesses are sought by police after a bus window was shattered in an apparent attack on the vehicle by a group of young men in Scarborough.

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Viper Rooms in Harrogate

Victims of Harrogate nightclub assaults urged to come forward

Police are urging the victims of a series of assaults in a Harrogate nightclub to come forward.

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Langton Road, Norton (Google)

Police appeal over fire at Norton property

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a fire that occurred in Norton.

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CCTV shows the adults climbing over a six-foot-high locked gate at Seamer station in North Yorkshire.

Video: Couple running late for train scale locked gate and cross tracks with toddler

Shocking footage has been released which shows a couple scaling a locked level crossing gate and carrying a toddler across the tracks.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward

Precious porcelain taken in North Yorkshire burglary

Pieces of precious pottery were among the items stolen in a burglary at a home in the village of Whitley near Selby.

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Mindfulness: Beverley Wright taking part in a meditation session at Clifton with Rawcliffe Primary School.

Vital lesson in happiness - improving children’s mental health

The idea of promoting happiness in schools and raising awareness about the importance of children’s mental health provision is gaining momentum. Chris Bond reports.

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GP Taylor: Why Trump the loose cannon may be our best hope for peace

GP Taylor: Why Trump the loose cannon may be our best hope for peace

I AM beginning to feel that I am the only person looking forward to seeing Donald Trump as the President of the United States. It might be a way of losing many friends, but I really believe that Trump might prove many of his critics spectacularly wrong.

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Photo: Facebook/Naturist Cleaners

Adverts posted for 'naked female cleaners' for homes across Yorkshire

Naked female cleaners are being sought to clean houses across Yorkshire for up to £55 an hour - but is it right to offer such a service?

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Peter Lawrence, father of missing Claudia Lawrence,  at a  Police press briefing at York Police Station , Fulford , York.

Disappointed and depressed: Father’s agony as Claudia Lawrence probe is scaled down

The father of Claudia Lawrence has been left “hugely disappointed and depressed” by the lack of a breakthrough in his daughter’s case as police announced the three-year investigation was to be scaled down.

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