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Driffield pensioner bitten on face by dog

Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses and for the owner of a Jack Russell dog which bit a 65 year-old woman on the face to contact them.

Police say the woman was trying to protect her own dog which was off its lead Credit: Press Association

Officers say a 65 year-old Driffield woman was bitten on the face while she tried to protect her own dog from a dog which was off the lead in the North End Park in Driffield on 4 July at 6.45am.

Emmerdale's Chris Chittel in real-life first aid role at ITV Yorkshire

Emmerdale star Chris Chittel, who plays Eric Pollard, has been learning the basics of emergency first aid as part of a Yorkshire Ambulance Service campaign.

The service hopes to reach 25,000 schoolchildren in a single day with its latest restart a heart campaign in October.

But paramedics were at ITV Yorkshire today teaching CPR to staff including Chris and Duncan to raise awareness of the life saving technique.

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York City Knights commit to play remaining games

The RFL have confirmed that York City Knights have committed to fulfilling their remaining Kingstone Press League 1 fixtures.

York City Knights share Bootham Crescent with York City FC Credit: Press Association

The Knights have been forced out of business following discussions with Rugby League officials.

Chairman John Guildford is looking for a buyer for the Club and is currently in discussions with a potential purchaser and to end any uncertainty whilst the necessary due diligence and legal formalities take place, he has confirmed that he will continue to run York City Knights during this period and will ensure that the team play all of their remaining 2016 fixtures.

It has always been my priority to do what is best for Rugby League in York. I want to end this period of uncertainty for the club whilst negotiations are ongoing by guaranteeing that I will ensure the club will fulfil all their remaining 2016 fixtures. We are in contact with both City of York Council and York City FC and hope they will assist us in arranging the fixtures, as published by the RFL, to be played in York.

This is a proud club with a great heritage and a talented squad of players and I will do everything I can to ensure that they are given the opportunity to win League 1, starting this weekend in Toulouse.

– John Guildford, York City Knights Chairman

Dentist's receptionist threatened with Taser by robbers in Hull

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A receptionist was threatened with a Taser gun when masked robbers raided a dental practice.

Three men wearing masks and balaclavas walked into the surgery on Beverley Road, near the junction with College Street, at around 6.15pm yesterday and demanded the key for the cash box.

They escaped with cash and fled down a track near Vane Street park onto Freehold Street. One is thought to have been riding a white ‘chopper’ style bike.

Anyone with information should call Humberside Police on 101.

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