SPORT clubs in the Selby district have been urged to check their security following a number of burglaries.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said: "Over the past few weeks there has been an increase in burglaries at cricket club premises within the Selby district. We are advising clubs to check their security and insure all valuable items are kept locked and secure. If any clubs would like a visit from Rural Taskforce for crime prevention advice and property marking please contact"