Neighbourhood Watch

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Ryedale has one of the lowest crimes rates in the UK, however, the residents of Slingsby, Fryton and South Holme set up a Neighbourhood Watch scheme to help reduce the level of crime in the area even further.

This page contains the recent news updates from Slingsby’s Neighbourhood Watch and the North Yorkshire Police Community messaging service relating to potential or reported criminal activity that the police believe the community should be aware of.

Occasionally there may be no news listed here which, of course, is a good thing, but at other times there may be important information from the police. Please check back regularly for updates.


Recent Updates

The latest scam warning from the local police: North Yorkshire Police is warning local residents to be vigilant for an email scam in which the sender claims to be the local reverend and asks the recipient to purchase high value Amazon gift cards on their behalf. Church wardens, treasurers and volunteers have been targeted, with…

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The latest scam warning from the local police:

North Yorkshire Police is warning local residents to be vigilant for an email scam in which the sender claims to be the local reverend and asks the recipient to purchase high value Amazon gift cards on their behalf.

Church wardens, treasurers and volunteers have been targeted, with some emails claiming to be from the Archbishop of York. The initial email follows a standard format and reads:

“Do you have a moment I have a request I need you to handle discreetly. I am currently busy in a prayer session, no calls so just reply my email.”

Then, if the recipient enters into a dialogue they will be asked to purchase Amazon gift cards as ‘thank you’ presents for members of the church family. The scammer provides reassurances that the money will be reimbursed and asks the individual to send photos of the gift cards or vouchers which allows them to collect the unique codes and use the cards to make online purchases.

Individuals who work or volunteer for churches in the Diocese of York have been targeted, with one church office holder purchasing gift cards but thankfully realising this was a scam before it was too late.

Residents are being urged to check the sender email address of any emails appearing to be from a reverend or other church representative and not to make any purchases based on email correspondence received.

Anyone receiving these emails should report it to North Yorkshire Police by calling 101.

North Yorkshire Community Messaging (NYCM) is managed by North Yorkshire Police.  The official website is www.nycm.co.uk which will allow you to sign into your account to change your delivery method preference or locations of interest. It also contains a FAQs section, which may assist with any queries you have.

Links and attachments:  North Yorkshire Police will only ever link you to secure web-sites we trust, we will only send you attachments where we believe it is absolutely necessary.

If you need to contact North Yorkshire Police please call 101 or in an emergency dial 999.  Alternatively please email any non urgent enquiries to: [email protected]

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Posted: August 26, 2020, 4:57 pm

The latest in this series of regular updates will be on Tuesday 18 August at 1pm. North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan will lead the live update and will be joined by: ·        Chief Constable Lisa Winward – North Yorkshire Police ·        Chief Fire Officer Andrew Brodie – NY Fire and Rescue Service ·        Sharon…

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The latest in this series of regular updates will be on Tuesday 18 August at 1pm.

North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan will lead the live update and will be joined by:

·        Chief Constable Lisa Winward – North Yorkshire Police

·        Chief Fire Officer Andrew Brodie – NY Fire and Rescue Service

·        Sharon Stoltz – Director of Public Health for York

·        Richard Flinton – Chair of the NY Local Resilience Forum (NYLRF)

·        Assistant Chief Constable Mike Walker – North Yorkshire Police

Members of the public are invited to watch the meeting from 1.00pm on Tuesday on YouTube  and submit questions in advance by emailing [email protected], posting on Twitter using the hashtag #NYscrutiny or commenting on Facebook. Not all questions will be able to be used, but they will inform the Commissioner’s questioning and the general discussion.

The Office of the North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner
12 Granby Road, Harrogate HG1 4ST
Tel: 01423 569 562

Email:  [email protected]

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Posted: August 17, 2020, 1:34 pm

NY Police report that Park Road, Hovingham is currently (8.45pm Sunday 9 Aug) closed due to a fallen tree. Please follow diversions which will be in place. Closures likely to be overnight.

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NY Police report that Park Road, Hovingham is currently (8.45pm Sunday 9 Aug) closed due to a fallen tree. Please follow diversions which will be in place. Closures likely to be overnight.

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Posted: August 9, 2020, 7:49 pm

North Yorkshire’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is asking for people to get involved in her next monthly public accountability meeting, live from 1330 Tuesday 28 July.  Members of the public are invited to send in their comments before or during the online session.  The meeting on Tuesday 28 July, will start at 1.30pm and…

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North Yorkshire’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is asking for people to get involved in her next monthly public accountability meeting, live from 1330 Tuesday 28 July.  Members of the public are invited to send in their comments before or during the online session. 

The meeting on Tuesday 28 July, will start at 1.30pm and will focus on: 

  • Fire: Progress against the Fire and Rescue Plan: ‘Effective engagement’ Fire and Rescue Plan – page 9
    To increase trust and public confidence in our Service, involving, engaging and consulting our communities on the services we provide and delivering the best possible service
  • Police: Progress against the Police and Crime Plan: ‘Enhancing the Customer Experience’
    We will embed an outward-facing perspective to guide all our endeavours, providing an exemplary service that exceeds expectations, whether that be in serving the public, shaping the organisation or working with colleagues and partners. 

As well as watching the live broadcast, the public are also invited to ask their questions, relevant to the discussion, during the meetings via Twitter by including #NYscrutiny in their tweets.  

Commenting on the public meetings, Julia said:  

“These meetings give members of the public and staff the opportunity to understand the performance of both services and hear what they are doing to keep us safe and feeling safe.  

“I encourage everyone to join in and watch, and if you have a question, please ask it.”  

The agenda, along with presentations and reports are available on the Commissioner’s website here: https://bit.ly/PAM28July

To ask a question on this month’s hot topic:

  • In advance of the meeting, please send your question to [email protected] please include your name and address with your question.
  • To ask a question during the meeting using Twitter, include #NYscrutiny in your tweet. 

To watch the live broadcast

Sent by:

The Office of the North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

12 Granby Road, Harrogate HG1 4ST

Tel: 01423 569 562

Email:  [email protected]

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Posted: July 27, 2020, 11:36 am