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Hambleton gets in the Tour de Yorkshire spirit

Bikes at the Civic Centre Credit: Hambleton Council

Hambleton’s Civic Centre has turned yellow and blue to celebrate the visit of the Tour de Yorkshire next week.

The race - which has attracted top cyclists from across the world - goes through Great Ayton, Stokesley, Hutton Rudby, Northallerton, Thirsk and Sutton under Whitestonecliffe in the district, before heading up Sutton Bank and a finish in Scarborough.

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Man’s body found near Scarborough

North YorkshirePolice, who are searching for missing Gary Sheffield, have found the body of a man in his 50s.

Officers were called to an area near the Hayburn Wyke Hotel in Cloughton on the afternoon of April 3.

The scene was secured and examined and it was established that there were no suspicious circumstances.

Mr Sheffield’s family has been informed and investigations continue.

Man charged with spate of charity box thefts

North Yorkshire Police have charged a 57-year-old man, of no fixed address, with a spate of charity box thefts in the Scarborough and York areas.

It follows a number of appeals for information.

The man is charged with:

  • stealing a charity box from York Railway Station on 1 November 2015
  • stealing a charity box from the Bar Convent in Blossom Street, York on 12 February 2016
  • stealing a tips jar from The Falcon Tap in Micklegate, York, on 13 February 2016
  • stealing a charity box from Sainsbury's in Falsgrave Road, Scarborough on 18 February 2016
  • stealing a charity box from York Cycleworks in Lawrence Street, York, on 3 March 2016

He is due to appear at York Magistrates Court next month.

Man charged with five charity box thefts

North Yorkshire Police have charged a 57-year-old man, of no fixed address, with a spate of charity box thefts in the Scarborough and York areas.

It follows a number of appeals for information.

The man is charged with:

  • stealing a charity box from York Railway Station on 1 November 2015
  • stealing a charity box from the Bar Convent in Blossom Street, York on 12 February 2016
  • stealing a tips jar from The Falcon Tap in Micklegate, York, on 13 February 2016
  • stealing a charity box from Sainsbury's in Falsgrave Road, Scarborough on 18 February 2016
  • stealing a charity box from York Cycleworks in Lawrence Street, York, on 3 March 2016

He is due to appear at York Magistrates Court next month.

Body found near Scarborough

Police are carrying out enquiries to find out if the body of a man found on the beach at Cayton Bay near Scarborough is that of missing Thomas Ducey.

Officers were called by a member of the public at around 11am on Saturday (19 March) following the discovery of a body.

The family of missing Thomas Ducey who is 57 and from York, have been informed.

No formal identification has been made and police say enquiries are continuing.

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