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Woman cleared in Richmond man murder investigation

A 38-year-old woman who was arrested in connection with the death of Andrew Jackson in Richmond has been released without further police action.

Andrew Jackson Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Andrew, aged 43, died in hospital a few days after being assaulted on Victoria Road, Richmond, on Saturday 25 April 2015.

Cohnor James Colerman, aged 24, who was charged with Andrew’s murder has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Teesside Crown Court in July.


Queen is guest of honour to mark formation of new North Yorks regiment

The Queen has been guest of honour today at a military event to mark the forming of a new North Yorkshire regiment - the Royal Lancers.

The 9/12th Royal Lancers and the Queens Royal Lancers marched into Richmond Castle Credit: Major Laurence Roche @ArmyPost

The new regiment, which will be based at Catterick, marched through Richmond to the town's castle where they paraded in front of her Majesty and Prince Andrew.

Family and friends were celebrating its formation plus the birth of the Queen's latest great-grandchild.

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The Queen arrives in Richmond - pink for a girl?

The Queen arrives at Richmond Castle, North Yorkshire. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The Queen has arrived in Richmond, North Yorkshire, dressed in a bright pink coat and hat, 200 miles away from the Lindo Wing where the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a daughter this morning.

The Queen is attending an amalgamation parade in North Yorkshire. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The Queen is attending a parade at Richmond Castle to mark the joining of the Queen's Royal Lancers and the 9th/12th Royal Lancers.

Photo released of man killed in Richmond

The family of a man who died following an assault in Richmond at the weekend have issued a photograph of him.

Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Andrew Jackson, 43, died in hospital on Monday 27 April 2015, after sustaining serious head injuries in an incident on Victoria Road on Saturday night.

The investigation into the assault remains ongoing and officers have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Andrew Jackson suffered a very serious injury when he was assaulted in Richmond on Saturday night and he tragically died on Monday afternoon. It is important that we find out exactly what happened to Andrew, therefore I am appealing to anyone who saw him on Saturday night between 6pm and 11.25pm to contact us with information about where he was, what he was doing and who he was with.

– Detective Chief Inspector Allan Harder, of North Yorkshire Police’s Major Crime Unit

Serious assault in Richmond

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted in Richmond.

The man, aged in his 40s, was attacked on Victoria Road, near the entrance to the Georgian Theatre, at sometime between 11.10pm and 11.25pm on Saturday night.

He suffered a head injury in the incident and is currently receiving treatment at James Cook Hospital, in Middlesbrough.

Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the Victoria Road area of Richmond around the time the assault occurred to come forward with information.

A 24-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody for questioning.


Man injured after cement mixer overturns

A man has been injured after a cement mixer overturned in Richmond.

The collision occurred near the Catterick Bridge Hotel at around midday.

The wagon overturned on a bend and landed on the front of a Vauxhall Insignia.

The driver of the cement mixer, 41, was freed from the vehicle by fire officers. He was airlifted to James Cook Hospital after suffering minor injuries.

The driver of the car also suffered minor injuries.

Police have appealed for anyone who saw the collision to come forward.

New born baby found dead in Richmond

North Yorkshire Police have issued an urgent appeal to help find the mother of a new born baby girl who was found dead in Richmond.

New born baby found dead in Richmond

A member of the public found the baby's body in a wheelie bin in a communal waste area on Whitcliffe Grange in the town around 2.40 pm today (Monday December 1, 2014).

Paramedics tried to revive the baby girl but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Enquiries are at a very early stage and our primary concern it to locate the mother of the new born baby girl to ensure that she receives urgent medical care.

It is highly likely that the mother is in a very distressed state and needs professional support.

– Inspector Mark Gee, North Yorkshire Police

Streets of Richmond lined for Princess Anne

Hundreds of people have lined the streets of Richmond in anticipation of the arrival of Princess Anne, who will be in the town to take the salute as the Royal Corps of Signals exercises its Freedom of the town for the first time in 50 years.

Streets of Richmond lined for Princess Anne
Streets of Richmond lined for Princess Anne

Princess Anne to take salute for Signals parade

The Princess Royal will take the salute as the Royal Corps of Signals exercises its Freedom of the town of Richmond, North Yorkshire for the first time in 50 years.

Princess Royal at Armed Forces Day in Stirling Credit: Press Association

The 250 soldiers from 2nd Signal Regiment and 21 Signal Regiment both based in Imphal Barracks, York, 22 Signal Regiment based in Stafford and 30 Signal Regiment from Nuneaton accompanied by members of the Royal Signals Association will enter the Market Place from King Street led by the Band of the Royal Armoured Corps.

Two soldiers will receive their medals from the Princess Royal - one for operational service and one for accumulated campaign service.

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