View from the Zoo: Baby boom in Lost Kingdom

Within the Lost Kingdom section of Flamingo Land there has been a boom of new arrivals both big and small.

Whitby CC news

Double defeat for Whitby teams

Whitby's two teams had a tough day at the office on Saturday, with both the firsts and seconds slipping to defeat.

The Kaiser Chiefs enjoyed a sensational Yorkshire homecoming at Scarborough Open Air Theatre. Photos: Cuffe and Taylor

PHOTOS: Kaiser Chiefs at Scarborough Open Air Theatre

The Kaiser Chiefs enjoyed a sensational Yorkshire homecoming at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Saturday night.
Run, hide, tell... police instructions on what to do during a firearms attack.

WATCH: What you should do during a terrorist attack

This police video gives instructions on how to stay safe during a terrorist attack involving firearms and other weapons.

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Early purple orchids in bloom.

County Diary: Countryside scene is changing dramatically

Mid-May, and once again I thrill to the screaming party of swifts. It’s a common summer migrant, distinguished from swallows and martins but its sooty brown plumage, long scythe-like wings and short tail. Its torpedo-shaped body contributes to its rapid flight.

Cricket spotligh

More joy for leaders Ganton

There was more joy for Beckett League Division Two leaders Ganton, who beat Cayton 2nds by 79 runs.
Up hill and down dale! Wilf Harland delivering milk at the Delves, Egton Bridge. picture: Peter Mernagh

Remembering a century of life around Egton

Revival North Yorkshire Community Interest Company has received £7,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting new project, Egton Remembers – 100 years of

Heavy downpours on Saturday caused localised flooding in parts of Yorkshire.

Bank Holiday weather: More thunderstorms could strike Yorkshire

Things are cooling down after the blistering hot sunshine pushed temperatures close to 30C on Saturday.
Beckett League action

Heslerton and Ebberston bag shock results

Heslerton and Ebberston dealt out the shock results, beating pace-setters Staxton and Beckett League Premier Division champs Staithes in their respective clashes.
Caedmon College Whitby. Year 7 students using Chrome Books for primary reference. w1453a . Pic: Scott Wicking.

Letter: Caedmon College students have their say

Re criticisms and observations regarding the future of education in Whitby and the role of Caedmon College in particular.

Your Say

VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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Lightning strikes over Poole harbour in Dorset as thunderstorms swept across parts of south west England after much of the country basked in sunshine and clear skies for the last few days. The storm is now heading north.

Yorkshire weather: Storms on their way as Met Office issues second warning

Heavy rain and lightning are expected to hit Yorkshire this afternoon as the Met Office issued a second warning of thunderstorms across the county.
ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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Chef Paul Gildroy

Magpie Cafe fish recipe: Baked seafood and asparagus

The Magpie Cafe is continuing to supply the Whitby Gazette with its popular fish recipes, despite being closed after suffering fires earlier this month.


Opinion: A view from the Principal’s office, Caedmon College Whitby

It is approaching a decade since Whitby Community College came out of the Ofsted ‘Special Measures’ category and in this time, much has been said and written about education in Whitby.

A classic car at the event

Over 1,000 classic cars, stunt show and monster trucks at Yorkshire Post Motor Show on Father's Day

Tickets are rapidly selling out for the Yorkshire Post Motor Show on Father's Day.
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Beckett League fixture list

CRICKET FIXTURES: Staxton face tricky trip to Heslerton

Readers Scarborough Beckett League Premier Division leaders Staxton face a potentially tricky trip to Heslerton this weekend.

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From left..Evie Tindall , Charlotte Smith and Emma Raw all wearing pieces made by made by artist Bridget Bailey  which will form part of a show of wearable art as part of the Absolutely Buzzing exhibition at the Inspired at the Danby visitor centre.

Exhibit: Bee there at Danby, as artists’ work creates a buzz

A dramatic show of wearable art at Danby’s Inspired by… gallery in June will offer audience members the chance to win a unique piece by the artist, whose work has been featured in Vogue magazine.

Author set to chat about new novel at Whitby Bookshop

Author set to chat about new novel at Whitby Bookshop

Whitby Bookshop is to welcome author Stephanie Butland in an event taking place tonight.

ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan Firth, a linguist at Newcastle University, commenting on an article by the vice president of the National Union of Students, Shelly Asquith. When contacted by The Conversation, Firth said that the calculations made in The Independent article reflected his own.

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