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View from the Zoo: Target training is essential for animal welfare

This week we will be letting you know how we look after our very cute red pandas and the best time for you to see them when you visit us.

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Butchers broom bearing colourful scarlet berries.

Country Diary: In search of a versatile plant with many uses

Falsgrave used to be an isolated village. From Cambridge Place, the Strawberry Gardens occupied a large area from 1815 to the 1914-18 war. The row of cottages at the far end are remnants of such times.

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Whitby RNLI Coxswain Howard Fields with Miss Regatta Paris Mai Whisson aboard the lifeboat for the Whitby Regatta sail past. Saturday 18 August. Whitby Regatta 2017. Picture: Ceri Oakes w173002q

A View from the boathouse: Many hours of training for our dedicated crew

The month of October saw Whitby RNLI George and Mary Webb, All Weather Lifeboat Trent Class and Water Priory Inshore lifeboat attend two shouts.

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Magpie Recipe: Hake bites, black pudding & apple puree

Magpie Recipe: Hake bites, black pudding & apple puree

Here is this week’s recipe of the week, courtesy of chef Paul Gildroy at The Magpie Cafe in Whitby.

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Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

There was a time when Morecambe was known as the Naples of the North.

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The Penny Hedge, Whitby.

Dining Out: Penny Hedge, Whitby

Penny Hedge, Whitby

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The modern extension at the rear of the castle

Travel review: Stepping back in time at a Northumbrian castle

THERE’S nothing quite like curling up in front of a roaring log fire to make you feel regal - especially in the surroundings of a 14th century castle, as Lindsay Pantry discovered.

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An alarm that replicates sunrise could be the answer to the winter blues. Filey Brigg by Tony Johnson.

Column: Shedding light on the winter blues

It’s that time of year again...

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Graham Storer

Opinion: Why we should learn skills to Do It Yourself!

Where did DIY come from? The phrase was commonplace in the 50s when DIY became a movement after WW2.

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A peahen with her young chicks in the grounds at Flamingo Land.

View from the Zoo: Friendly birds are allowed to wander freely

If you have ever visited Flamingo Land you may have noticed we have free ranging peafowl in our park. They have recently gone through their breeding season and have produced multiple young who can be seen following their mums around.

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Letters: Ellie pens war memorial poem

Letters: Ellie pens war memorial poem

Thirteen-year-old Ellie Morgan write the following poem about Remembrance Day.

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Ripe sweet chestnuts burst from their husks.

Country Diary: Delicious nut to tempt your tastebuds

There appears to have been a reduction in herring gulls lately! Hopefully some of Scarborough’s gull population have now moved inland, as we observed well over 100 in a grassy field beyond Johnson’s Pond. Also present was a solitary heron, several moorhen and wigeon. Wigeon are mainly winter visitors, readily picked out in flight by their conspicuous white wing bar.

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Platys Hi-fin - acrylic on canvas 19 x 15 "

Exhibit: Pannett Art Gallery showcases the gifts of northern artists

The work of 17 makers from across the North of England can be seen in Gifted, a fantastic range of high quality craft and fabulous design on display at Whitby’s Pannett Art Gallery.

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Paul and Glen lead vocal charge to the Pavilion

Paul and Glen lead vocal charge to the Pavilion

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Property: Bacton House, Mount Pleasant North, Robin Hood’s Bay, £335,000

Property: Bacton House, Mount Pleasant North, Robin Hood’s Bay, £335,000

If you are looking for a property with period features, and sea views, then this exquisite six bedroom Victorian terrace house demands closer inspection. With ornate ceiling cornices, stripped wooden floors and period fireplaces, to many of the rooms, this is a property with charm in abundance.

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Ragdale Hall first opened as a health hydro in 1973

Travel: Science, nature and luxury in Leicestershire

It’s now the last resting place of Richard III, but Leicestershire offers visitors science and nature as well as history, says Steve Bambridge.

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Whitby Fishing School Awards 2016. Daniel Shiel accepts the Whitby Gazette Shield from Gazette Editor, Ed Asquith. w1424 . Pic: Scott Wicking.

UK’s young seafarers to be honoured today in Whitby

Whitby Fishing School is set to honour the pick of its students in an awards ceremony later today (Friday).

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A house near the home ground: properties close to rugby clubs

At three o’clock on Saturday afternoon, 30 men from England and Argentina will run onto a field near London to chase an oval ball around for 80 minutes – watched by as many as 82,000 spectators.

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Madness are playing CarFest North.

Madness, Bananarama, Rick Astley, Jools Holland and The Proclaimers all set for CarFest as tickets go on sale

A string of top acts have been unveiled as tickets for next year's CarFest go on sale.

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RECIPE: Celery, chorizo and bean stew

RECIPE: Celery, chorizo and bean stew

Feast on this hearty stew which gets a background flavour from crunchy celery.

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