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Discover the Freemason's 'secrets' in open event

Freemasonry, it's a society perceived as shrouded in secrecy and mystery...but it’s a perception that its members are keen to shake,

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SAC Hannah Beevers TG14 Portraits. SAC Beevers is the 2015 winner of the Operational Experience category in the annual trade group 14 Photographic awards. Pictured her at RAF Coningsby, Lincoln, Lincolnshire. 14 Aug 2015.

‘I feel very privileged to have landed a job with the Red Arrows’

As a young girl, Hannah Beevers used to love visiting Whitby Regatta and looking up in awe at the Red Arrows display.

Off The Shelf: Guest speaker Benjamin Zephaniah.

Poet Benjamin one of highlights of Whitby’s Musicport festival

The full line-up for Musicport Festival is now beginning to emerge and festival goers to Whitby Pavilion cannot fail to be impressed.

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Kate Gillies at one of two little-known artworks by world-famous environmental artist Andy Goldsworthy which will be the highlight of this years Rosedale Walking Festival.

Now in its fifth year, the festival will take place on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June based around Rosedale which is in the heart of the North York Moors National Park

The two Goldsworthy artworks  which Kate will lead a walk to take the form of stone-built structures with mysterious natural contents, entitled Fireplace (pictured)  and Red House. They are usually only accessible by prior appointment.

10 things to do around Whitby this week

Stuck for things to do this coming week? Try some of these.

An impression of how the development could look if it gets the green light.

Are big name stores coming to Whitby?

Whitby could be set to welcome two new big-name supermarkets, a Marks and Spencer and an Aldi, if fresh building proposals get the green light.
Archbishop to make tracks for Whitby

Archbishop to make tracks for Whitby

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu is leading a mission in Whitby Deanery from today to Sunday.

Brave young Bradley enjoying his holiday on the Yorkshire Coast.

Brave Bradley Lowery having a 'brilliant time' as he visits Whitby

Brave youngster Bradley Lowery was in Whitby yesterday, as his family continue "making the most of everything" on their holiday along the Yorkshire coast.
Armed Forces Day in Whitby to honour heroes of past

Armed Forces Day in Whitby to honour heroes of past

Whitby Armed Forces Day takes place on Saturday in a celebration of local military connections and a way to show support for the area’s armed forces, past and present.

PCSO Lynne Butler, centre, with BAWP president Chief Constable Dee Collins and a representative from award sponsor Niche Technology.

National award for 'selfless' Whitby PCSO who set up boxing club in spare time

A PCSO from Whitby who "epitomises everything that is good about British policing" has won national recognition.

Cllr Joe Plant assessing the areas in need of work on Baxtergate. Pictures: Scott Wicking.

Baxtergate set for facelift in the New Year

Much-needed work to improve the condition and appearance of Baxtergate is set to take place in the New Year.

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Jason Manford is performing at Scarborough Spa in 2018.

Comedian Jason Manford is coming to Scarborough

Stand-up comedian Jason Manford has announced he will be coming to Scarborough as part of a brand new tour next year.

The Matre d' on Channel 4's First Dates, Fred Sirieix.

Channel 4's First Dates looking for Whitby singletons for new series

Are you looking for love? Well you could be in luck as Channel 4's First Dates is looking for people from Whitby to appear on the show.
The launch of Victory Rose. Pictures by Scott Wicking.

PICTURES: Boat builders launch number 37

A storm delay wasn’t enough to steal Victory Rose’s thunder as the mammoth Parkol Marine-built boat took to the water for the first time.

North Yorkshire Police are targeting cross-border crimimals.

Bid to stop ‘cross-border criminals’ targeting Scarborough and Ryedale

A police operation has been launched to stop criminals travelling into Scarborough and Ryedale to steal quad bikes, farm machinery and other valuables.

North Yorkshire Police arrest 14 people as drink and drug driving operation continues

North Yorkshire Police arrest 14 people as drink and drug driving operation continues

Police in North Yorkshire arrested 14 people during the busiest 48 hours of their ongoing drink and drug driving operation.

The three coasts tractor run. Picture: Sam Jones.

PICTURES: Vintage tractor run reaches Whitby

The annual three coasts tractor run came to Whitby this week.

Mike and Karen Keedy with their Whitby Gazette, at the Magic Kingdom in Orlando.

Jet Set Gazette: Disney World Florida

Whitby Gazette readers Mike and Karen Keedy took a copy of their favourite read on holiday to New York and Orlando.

YBS customer Michael Leeman, customer consultant Thomas Welford and  branch manager Mark Jackson.

Going the extra mile for a wheely worthy cause

Staff from a Whitby building society really went the distance as they tackled a cycling challenge in aid of ending youth homelessness throughout the UK.


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Arduous Pyrenees trek ‘experience of a lifetime’

A Whitby Rambler has completed an arduous 500-mile trek across the Pyrenees, in what he hailed “an experience of a lifetime”.

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