Letter: Proper defence plans should be in place

Re: the aftermath of the latest flood event in Whitby.


Given the full treatment

It took four years to find a live-work home and another two to make it perfect. Now Maxine Stead lives right next door to her own health spa. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Tony Johnson.


VIDEO: Sheffield band Redfaces set music world on fire with debut Kerosene

Hotly tipped young Sheffield guitar band Redfaces have set the music world on fire with the release of their aptly named explosive debut single Kerosene.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Big names for South Yorkshire's first Wentworth Music Festival

South Yorkshire's Wentworth Woodhouse stately home is to be the spectacular backdrop for a new outdoor music and comedy festival with a chart-topping line-up including Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar.
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Yorkshire holiday accommodation given top marks

Yorkshire holiday accommodation given top marks

Six holiday cottages, B&Bs and guesthouses in Yorkshire have achieved 10/10 ratings from satisfied guests.

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Plans of the Star Inn the Harbour

Restaurant at Whitby TIC site given approval

Scarborough Council has approved permission for a new restaurant at Whitby's former Tourist Information Centre.

Penny Clare Ad Feature

Dining Out: Penny Clare, Newholm, near Whitby

January ..... the aftermath of too many turkey dinners, cheeseboards and chocolate oranges and the time when your buttons suddenly start to pop off and you feel like going dry for a month!

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Controlled explosions carried out on chemicals at Yorkshire schools

Controlled explosions carried out on chemicals at Yorkshire schools

Over 40 schools in North and West Yorkshire have been visited by army bomb disposal experts after it was discovered they were storing a potentially hazardous chemical on their premises.

Family doctor and healthy living author Dr Julie Coffey at home in Sheffield

The Yorkshire GP who says we can think ourselves slim

Yorkshire GP Dr Julie Coffey has written two books to help us lead healthier lifestyles. Catherine Scott reports.

Amazon is for sellers as well as buyers

Fed up with eBay? Try these four lucrative alternatives for sellers

SELLING your spare junk on eBay is so easy now that many of us give barely a second thought to the alternatives. Yet there is a raft of other online resources that could give you as much, if not more, bang for your buck.

Green scheme launch

DVLA VED car tax: Find out how much you will pay!

New tax rules will end up costing South Yorkshire motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.

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Study says Whitby has the fourth best seaside B&Bs

Study puts Whitby ahead of Scarborough.


World heritage for Abbey Headland hits obstacles

Some councillors from the town council are working towards obtaining World Heritage Status for the Whitby Abbey headland.

Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER took office as 34th President of the United States today, and in a 20-minute inaugural speech called for good faith among nations to end the cold war.

The old centre

Controversial plans for new TIC set for green light

Plans to convert Whitby’s harbourside tourist information centre into a restaurant and ice cream parlour have been discussed by councillors.

La La Land is currently showing at cinemas across the region.

Cinema listings

Your guide to what's on the big screen across the region this coming week.
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The Brighouse and Rastrick Band are appearing at Hull City Hall on Saturday.

What's On listings

Your guide to what's on across the region this weekend.
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Quidditch team to hold try-outs in Leeds

Quidditch team to hold try-outs in Leeds

It's a sport played by wizards - but Muggles can try their hand at Quidditch in Leeds.

Whitby Town v Buxton preview by Andrew Snaith

Blues aiming to spring back into form at home to Buxton

Whitby Town face fellow promotion-chasers Buxton at the Turnbull Ground this Saturday.

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