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North Yorkshire

(Placename) a county in N England, formed in 1974 from most of the North Riding of Yorkshire and parts of the East and West Ridings: the geographical and ceremonial county includes the unitary authorities of Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, and part of Stockton on Tees (all within Cleveland until 1996), and York (created in 1997). Administrative centre: Northallerton. Pop (excluding unitary authorities): 576 100 (2003 est). Area (excluding unitary authorities): 8037 sq km (3102 sq miles)

North′ York′shire

a county in NE England. 720,900; 3208 sq. mi. (8309 sq. km).
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Noun1.North Yorkshire - a county in northern England
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North Yorkshire Police have joined Operation Galileo, a major clampdown on poaching offences.
North Yorkshire County Council works with the police, the 95 Alive York group and North Yorkshire Road Safety Partnership to highlight dangers on roads across the area.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "North Yorkshire Police were contacted at 4.47pm to reports of a rock fall at Seaton Garth in Staithes, in which a nine-year-old girl had received serious head injuries.
Although formal identification is yet to take place, the pilot is believed to have died after the aircraft crashed into a field near Aldborough, Boroughbridge, at 1.23pm on Wednesday, North Yorkshire Police said.
Durham lost the toss and North Yorkshire decided to bat, their skipper Tom Dowson falling early for seven.
Galliford Try Partnerships North is one of six organisations that will work in partnership with the county council, bringing extra care accommodation to every major town in North Yorkshire.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "A 73-yearold man arrested in connection with an historic child sex abuse investigation in Harrogate has been re-bailed pending further inquiries.
The arrest was made following information passed by Metropolitan Police officers working on Operation Yewtree to North Yorkshire Police.
North Yorkshire Police say that an online book of condolence has been started.
North Yorkshire Police Temporary Chief Constable Tim Madgwick said: "This is terrible and tragic news and the thoughts of everyone at North Yorkshire Police are with the officer's family at this sad and very difficult time."
PC Bramma had only transferred four months ago to North Yorkshire from Greater Manchester Police, where he had served since 2008.

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