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Strike over ambulance whistle blowers

Members of the Unite union are campaigning outside hospitals in North Yorkshire today.

They claim the Yorkshire Ambulance Service are putting patients at risk by silencing whistle blowers.

The ambulance service denies the claims and says it is focused on delivering high-quality care to patients.

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Police look for Northallerton man after stabbing

Police have issued an urgent appeal for information to help trace a man wanted in connection with a stabbing in Northallerton.

36-year-old Jonathan Michael Doherty, from Northallerton, is wanted in relation to the incident on the morning of Wednesday 17 December.

A 34-year-old local man was admitted to hospital with none life-threatening injuries.

Weather: Turning colder overnight

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Drier and clearer conditions developing across the area, with a few blustery showers expected, these mainly over the Pennines.

Widespread frost developing, fairly early in sheltered areas. Winds increasing again, locally strong over high ground, after midnight. Minimum Temperature -1C.

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Weather: Very mild but cloudy

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Cloudy and mild, with outbreaks of rain throughout the day, locally persistent over the Pennines.

More sheltered eastern areas staying mainly dry throughout, with some brightness at times.

Windy with gales in places, although winds easing after dark. Maximum Temperature 12C.

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