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Manhunt continues for suspected 'crossbow killer' in quiet Driffield village

A major manhunt for a suspected 'crossbow killer' in a quiet East Yorkshire village continues this afternoon as police renew calls not to approach a man named as Anthony Lawrence.
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Police are searching for Anthony Lawrence in connection with the incident

Manhunt continues as murder investigation launched in Driffield

A murder investigation is underway in a village near Driffield after the death of a man this morning.
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Bank closures are causing dismay.

YP Letters: Far-reaching consequences of closing local bank branches

From: Mike Wynn, Driffield.

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Raymond Clarkson.

Appeal for return of Driffield man with North Yorkshire connections

Police are appealing for the return of a man who lives near Driffield and is believed to have North Yorkshire connections.

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CCTV appeal: Shopkeeper in Driffield fought off masked robber armed with axe

CCTV appeal: Shopkeeper in Driffield fought off masked robber armed with axe

A shopkeeper in Driffield was injured when he challenged a masked robber who was armed with an axe.
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Fish found at Driffield may be from Russia

Fish found at Driffield may be from Russia

A fish believed to have spawned in the rivers of Russia, Finland or Norway has been caught at a beck in East Yorkshire.

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Picture James Hardisty.

YP Comment: Driffield Show serves up a treat

It’s not only the biggest date in the town’s agricultural calendar, it’s also Yorkshire’s largest one-day country show.

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Police thanked the public.

Public thanked after woman missing from home near Driffield is found

Police have thanked the public for their help in finding a woman who was reported missing.
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Driffield shop raided twice in a week

Driffield shop raided twice in a week

Burglars have struck at a mobile phone shop in Driffield twice in one week.

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David Taylor (left) with Jim Hudd, a supporter of the Driffield Navigation. Pictures by Gary Longbottom.

Gala date for historic Driffield grain route

Jumping on board a Humber keel might not seem the wisest move in today’s environment of child abduction, trafficking and health and safety driven agendas, but for a seven-year-old Jim Hood back in 1943 it was all about adventure.

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Dore Primary School pupils were involved in an accident last week.

YP Letters: Primary school’s thanks to emergency services after pupils involved in crash

From: Lynnette Glossop, Dore Primary School, Sheffield.

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YP Letters: Nurses show they care despite their workload

From: Peter Hyde, Driffield.

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Lee Freeman, who today assumes command of Humberside Police

Internal candidate chosen as Humberside Police Chief Constable

An internal candidate looks set to be chosen as Humberside Police’s new Chief Constable after being unanimously chosen by a selection panel.

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Man in hospital after suspected assault outside Driffield bar

A man suffered serious head injuries following a suspected assault outside a bar in Driffield.
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First branch of pizza chain Domino's arrives in Driffield

First branch of pizza chain Domino's arrives in Driffield

An East Yorkshire town is to get its first branch of a popular pizza takeaway chain.

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Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner Keith Hunter

Yorkshire police force to end “unhealthy fixation on crime figures”

A Yorkshire police and crime commissioner has criticised his force’s “unhealthy fixation on overall crime figures” as he unveils plans for how his force will change in the next four years.

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The crash took place near this roundabout connecting the B1253 and B1249 near Octon in East Yorkshire. Picture: Google

Police renew appeal after Driffield cyclist killed in crash

Police have made a renewed appeal for information after a crash which killed a Driffield cyclist.

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Police appeal: Three men injured during violent altercation in East Yorkshire town

Police appeal: Three men injured during violent altercation in East Yorkshire town

Three men were injured during a violent altercation in an East Yorkshire market town.

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A safeguarding newsletter issued to parents of pupils at Driffield School mentioned anti-fracking in the same breath as far right extremism.

Driffield headmaster sorry for linking anti-fracking to Islamic State in school newsletter

Campaigners are demanding answers from an East Yorkshire school for its “appalling” reference to ‘anti-fracking’ in the same breath as Islamic State in a safeguarding newsletter to parents.

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Pensioner, aged 88, robbed of £600 in Driffield

An 88-year-old man who had withdrawn £600 to buy new glasses had the money stolen by a man and a woman who pretended to bump into him while he was on his mobility scooter.

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