Injured teenager airlifted to hospital after jumping from pier

A teenager was airlifted from Whitby Harbour this afternoon after injuring himself when he jumped from the pier and landed on a pontoon 20 feet below.

View from the Zoo: Stick insects are the masters of camouflage

View from the Zoo: Stick insects are the masters of camouflage

This week at Flamingo Land zoo, some of the smaller and well disguised creatures have been increasing their numbers and a in a big way.

Whitby CC report

NYSDL: Marshall's stunning ton steers Whitby 2nds to winning draw

An astounding unbeaten 168 from Andrew Marshall helped Whitby 2nds to a winning home draw against Normanby Hall 2nds.

Embroidery artist Jessica Grady at work.

Artist Jessica earns a boost for RAW talent

Whitby-based embroidery artist Jessica Grady has won a place on the competitive RAW Talent 2017 award programme.

Chef Paul Gildroy

Magpie Recipe: Monkfish with summer broth, serves four

Have a go at this week’s fish recipe, courtesy of Paul Gildroy at the Magpie Cafe, Whitby.

Beckett League Divisions Two, Three and Four

Scalby 2nds close in on promotion after easy win at Fylingdales

Beckett League Division Two leaders Scalby 2nds took another step closer to sealing promotion after strolling to a nine-wicket win at Fylingdales.
Beckett League Premier Division and Division One

Sanderson smashes 15th Beckett League ton as Sherburn sink leaders

Craig Sanderson's 15th Beckett League ton steered Sherburn to a 73-run win at home to Division One leaders Mulgrave.

Whitby Town boss Chris Hardy

Trialist nets late Trophy winner for Blues

An 80th-minute goal from a Whitby Town trialist ensured the club won the Mickey Skinner Memorial Trophy for the first time since 2014.
Jonathan Pembroke

Larkin about – poet’s colourful life set for Esk Valley stage

The intriguing life of acclaimed poet Philip Larkin comes under the microscope in this summer’s production by Esk Valley Theatre Company.

The Sherlocks

TRAMLINES EXCLUSIVE: The Sherlocks to play 'secret' Facebook Live album preview gig at Crystal Stage

South Yorkshire's latest Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks tare o play 'secret' album preview gig at Tramlines Crystal Stage, we can exclusively reveal.

Whats on

Why TV was still such a thrill 50 years ago

I always think summer has arrived when the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament is shown on the Beeb.

Lifestyle: 10 things to do

Lifestyle: 10 things to do

Looking for something to do this weekend? Whether it’s a local event, or you want to travel further afield, here are 10 suggestions.

Craig Bradley, 29, drove at break-neck speeds along the A171 moorland road between Whitby and Guisborough.

Kamikaze driver who clocked up speeds of more than 100mph in police chase is jailed

A kamikaze driver clocked up speeds of more than 130mph as he left police in his slipstream during a white-knuckle chase through twisting country lanes.

Endeavour Wharf is set to undergo repairs.

Action to repair corroding harbour at Endeavour Wharf

One of the most historic shipbuilding areas of Whitby harbour is set to undergo major repairs to steel piling to protect the integrity of the structure.
News 2

Greece - Turkey earthquake: Yorkshire journalist reports from Kos

Hollie Bone, a journalist at our sister title the Harrogate Advertiser, has sent a report from the Greek island of Kos, where two people have died after a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea.

Elderberry Cottages has two cottages, a barn, outbuilding and garden overlooking Slei Gill in Booze. O.O. �300,000

Yorkshire’s funny and rude place names may affect the value of your home

What’s in a name and does it affect the value of your home if you live in Slack Bottom or Booze?

WIN MMA big fight tickets to see ACB 65 debut at Sheffield Arena on Saturday, July 22.

WIN: Big fight tickets to see ACB 65 Mixed Martial Arts debut at Sheffield Arena on Saturday

Cage fighting superstar Conor McGregor's forthcoming square up with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has created a huge interest in Mixed Martial Arts, on MMA - and we're giving you the chance to see what all the fuss is about for FREE!
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Spot whales off the east coast of Yorkshire.
photo: Tom Marshall.

Whale of a time for east coast’s wildlife watchers

Nature lovers along the east coast will get their first chance to spot some of Yorkshire’s biggest wildlife visitors as the whale-watching season sets sail this weekend.

Blues boss Chris Hardy

Blues boss Hardy ready to pass judgement on trialists

Chris Hardy has admitted that he is close to making up his mind on a number of trialists, as his side travel to Guisborough Town in the Mickey Skinner Memorial Trophy.

Property: Street House Farm, Upton Hill, Boulby, near Whitby, £595,000

Property: Street House Farm, Upton Hill, Boulby, near Whitby, £595,000

A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase this wonderful small-holding comprising of a main house with five bedrooms, an adjoining two bedroom holiday cottage and eight acres of land all surrounded by rural views stretching far into the distance.

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