Ambitious Collaboration

Education project for bullied teenagers wins £20,000 grant from Police and Crime Commissioner’s Community Fund

A project to provide learning activities to young people with Asperger’s syndrome who have dropped out of school has been awarded a £20,000 grant from the Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan’s Community Fund. Many of the young people have experienced being bullied at school, and have been too traumatised to resume any form of […]

Students help shape the future of North Yorkshire policing

These three North Yorkshire students have all signed up to become members of this year’s Youth Commission – which helps shapes the force’s approach to tackling issues affecting young people. Pictured from left to right are: Eleanor Garrard, aged 15, of Wensleydale School, Amy Judge, aged 17, of Richmond Sixth Form, and Ross Hutton, aged […]

PCC Julia Mulligan meets with Selby residents

Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire Julia Mulligan met with Selby residents to hear their concerns about community safety and policing issues. Among the areas highlighted were: Joyriding in Charles Street Illegal parking in residential areas and outside schools The 101 service Increases in shop-lifting, and The new police station. Julia said: “I’d like […]

Community and business leaders welcome start of new controls on street drinking in Harrogate

Community and business leaders joined forces in one of Harrogate’s busiest shopping areas to welcome the introduction of new controls on street drinking. Pictured from left to right are: Harrogate Borough Council Leader Coun Richard Cooper, manager of Harrogate Specsavers Michael Newton , Harrogate MP Andrew Jones and Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire […]

River safety

Over the past 15 years there have been 24 deaths in York’s rivers. There are various reasons for this, from mental health problems to alcohol related accidents, but there is no question we need to do more to raise river safety awareness in York.