A stranger who slipped 11-year-old schoolgirl his number and asked her to phone him is being sought by police. The incident happened at around 3.30pm on 19 June 2018, when the girl was walking home from Greatwood School through Skipton.
An inspirational woman from Skipton is to swim the English Channel to raise awareness of prostate cancer. Courageous Kayleigh Davies, 29, who couldn’t swim two years ago, and suffers from Autoimmune Disease.
Officers are appealing for witnesses and information following a serious collision which occurred on Monday 15 May 2018.
The incident happened at 3.35pm on the A629 Skipton bypass between the A59 and Keighley Road roundabout and involved a red Renault Clio, which was pulling out of a layby, and a silver Nissan Qashqai, which was travelling towards Keighley Road from the direction of the A59.
A cyclist suffered broken bones after coming off his bike and hitting a dry stone wall when a car got too close to him. The cyclist was one of two travelling between Skipton and Rylstone at approximately 10:30am on Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2018.
A brazen burglar broke in to a house in broad daylight on the same street as Skipton Police Station. North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a domestic burglary on Otley Street in Skipton on Friday 9 March.
A member of staff at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has pledged to run 1000 miles in 2018, to celebrate the NHS 70th birthday and to raise funds for the community team she works for.
Helen Halliwell who lives in Earby, is the Community Service Delivery Team Co-ordinator at Skipton Hospital and was inspired to set the challenge after reading about ideas to mark the NHS 70th birthday, which takes place on 5 July this year.
Burglars stole antique silverware, military medals and rings from a pensioner’s safe. North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information following the break-in on Rectory Lane, Skipton, on Sunday 11 February.
Police are appealing for witnesses and information about the theft of a black Landrover Defender reg. KU61 TNK that occurred in Gargrave. The vehicle was stolen from a driveway on Church Street over night, some time between 10.30pm on Tuesday 2 January 2018 and 5.30am on Wednesday 3 January 2018.
North Yorkshire Police is appealing for people to hand in unwanted guns as part of a two-week national surrender of firearms and ammunition, starting on 13 November 2017.
It has been three years since the last national firearms surrender, when forces again asked members of the public to surrender unlawfully held or unwanted guns and ammunition to prevent them from getting into criminal hands.
A motorcyclist who died in a crash near Skipton last week has been named as Edward Brier. Edward, from Earby, was killed when his Suzuki bike collided with a 4x4 on the A65 at the Skipton Castle junction on Friday 13 October 2017.
Police in Skipton are urgently appealing for information to help locate a woman who has not been home for three days. Abigail Fox, 31, from Gainsborough Court, was last seen in Skipton town centre on Saturday afternoon (14 October 2017).