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Families Helping York River Safety Campaign

River Ouse

6:58am 9th June 2014
(Updated 7:03am 9th June 2014)

Police Commissioner Julia Mulligan has said that a new, bigger, programme is set to be launched towards the end of the year to campaign for river safety in york.

Interviews have been done with the families of Megan Roberts and Ben Clarkson who both tragically died earlier this year.

The interviews are being edited into short films about river safety with a new awareness campaign due to launch soon.

The city's universities and student unions have also launched a new Street Angels style scheme to help students get home safe.

Four people have died in York's rivers so far this year, Megan Roberts, Ben Clarkson, Tyler Pearson and Mandeep Ahluwalia.

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