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View from the Zoo: First birthday celebration for Valerie

You may remember last year we announced the arrival of a baby vicuna (Vicugna vicugna), also known as a cria. At the time of writing the sex of the cria was unknown but a little while later the infant was sexed as a female and she was named Valerie. Born on September 15, 2016, which means Valerie has just celebrated her first birthday.

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Fylingdales Reserves slide in for a challenge on Radio Scarborough

SUNDAY LEAGUE: Angel Reserves see off Valley

Kurti Williamson was the star man as Angel Athletic Reserves claimed a 4-2 home win against Division Two rivals Valley FC.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: World's 'oldest fish supper' revealed at Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire exhibition in Barnsley

The world's oldest fish supper - believed to be 3,500 years old - has gone on display in the heartland of fish and chips as part of a new Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire exhibition in Barnsley.

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Country Diary: Butterflies flit about in the autumn sun

Which side of a duck has the most feathers? The outside. What do you call a dancing sheep? A baaa-la-rina.

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Whitby Town match report

Hume at the double as Blues sink Marine

Whitby Town returned to winning ways with a 3-2 win over Marine, though made it hard for themselves, in a dress rehearsal for next month's FA Trophy clash.

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Views from the Pews: Why the Christian faith is unique

Views from the Pews: Why the Christian faith is unique

Recently someone said to me, “How can you be a Christian? They’re just a bunch of hypocritical do-gooders.”

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DISTRICT CUP: Luntley sparkles as Newlands win at Seamer

Ben Luntley was the star man as Newlands claimed a cracking District FA Cup win at Seamer Sports.

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Saturday League

SATURDAY LEAGUE: Leaders Edgehill see off Filey

Scarborough Saturday League Division One leaders Edgehill maintained their 100% record with a hard-earned 2-1 home win against Filey Town.

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Saturday cup reports

SATURDAY LEAGUE TROPHY: Scalby first team stunned by Reserves

Scalby Reserves claimed a shock 3-2 win against their own first team in the League Trophy.
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Youngsters at WHISH have various disabilities which are not apparent or obvious.

WHISH column: Praising our real ‘superheroes’

This month, I have been thinking about characters in children’s books and films.

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Cleveland Way, Ravenscar.

Walks: Ravenscar-Cider Track-War Dike Lane-Cleveland Way-Beast Cliff

Ravenscar is a small, popular village about 10 miles north-north-east of Scarborough. It stands 600ft above sea level, on the coast over-looking Robin Hood’s Bay. The Raven Hall Hotel possesses a fine golf course, and the scenery is stunning.

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Chef Paul Gildroy

Magpie Recipe: Curried prawn tails with naan bread

Here is this week’s recipe of the week from the Magpie Cafe, Whitby.

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Tide Times

High tides: September 23 to September 30

These are the high tide times this coming week for Whitby.

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Ten fascinating facts you may not know about conkers

Autumn means conker season, and it's time to get collecting.

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Star chef Andrew Perns harbourside restaurant is set to host a fish supper next month in support of Whitby RNLIs lifesaving heroes. Picture by Ceri Oakes.

Star supper to support lifesaving work

Star chef Andrew Pern’s harbourside restaurant is set to host a fish supper next month in support of Whitby RNLI’s lifesaving heroes.

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Property: Lowdale Lane, Sleights, near Whitby, £280,000

Property: Lowdale Lane, Sleights, near Whitby, £280,000

Set at the bottom of the village of Sleights, tucked away on the lower part of Lowdale Lane, Sadler House is a lovely stone-built three bed semi-detached house which has been extended to create a larger kitchen and is offered for sale with no onward chain.

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Stop the Bus! This is how Hope Whitby ‘does church’

Stop the Bus! This is how Hope Whitby ‘does church’

If you’ve seen a large purple double decker around the streets of Whitby recently, it’s not the Night Bus from the Harry Potter movies on the lookout for wizards in need.

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Music Centre set to restart

Music Centre set to restart

Music students from Whitby and the surrounding area will be meeting after the summer break at Caedmon College, Scoresby site, tomorrow.

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Cinder track

Letters: Repairing gravel is the right answer

I have followed with interest the debate concerning the trackbed of the dismantled Whitby to Scarborough railway (aka the Cinder track).

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