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Whitby Library lands award for art project

Whitby Library has won an award for a project which saw students from Caedmon College Whitby transforming a blank room into an Angie Lewin-themed masterpiece.

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A big cat caught on camera earlier this year.

Whitby's 'big cat' mystery deepens after another sighting

It’s a mystery that stretches back years...and now another sighting of a large cat near Whitby has added fuel to the rumours.

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Silver jewellery work by Kate Wimbush.

Whitby exhibition to showcase a gifted range of artists

Visit the Pannett Art Gallery in Whitby to enjoy a range of beautiful new Craft objects.

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One of former soldier Adrian Wright's paintings.

Exhibit: Gallery debuts work of Glaisdale soldier-turned-artist

A former soldier who took up painting to come to terms with leaving the Army early after sustaining an injury, is making his debut in the world of art with an exhibition at the North York Moors National Park’s gallery this autumn.

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Whitby RNLI's lifeboat. Picture: Ceri Oakes/RNLI.

Whitby RNLI conducts search after flare spotted off the coast

Whitby RNLI's all weather lifeboat was launched on Sunday afternoon after a red flare was spotted off the coast of Whitby.

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Valerie the vicuna at Flamingo Land

View from the Zoo: First birthday celebration for Valerie

You may remember last year we announced the arrival of a baby vicuna (Vicugna vicugna), also known as a cria. At the time of writing the sex of the cria was unknown but a little while later the infant was sexed as a female and she was named Valerie. Born on September 15, 2016, which means Valerie has just celebrated her first birthday.

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Views from the Pews: Why the Christian faith is unique

Views from the Pews: Why the Christian faith is unique

Recently someone said to me, “How can you be a Christian? They’re just a bunch of hypocritical do-gooders.”

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Youngsters at WHISH have various disabilities which are not apparent or obvious.

WHISH column: Praising our real ‘superheroes’

This month, I have been thinking about characters in children’s books and films.

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Chef Paul Gildroy

Magpie Recipe: Curried prawn tails with naan bread

Here is this week’s recipe of the week from the Magpie Cafe, Whitby.

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Tide Times

High tides: September 23 to September 30

These are the high tide times this coming week for Whitby.

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Ten fascinating facts you may not know about conkers

Autumn means conker season, and it's time to get collecting.

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Star chef Andrew Perns harbourside restaurant is set to host a fish supper next month in support of Whitby RNLIs lifesaving heroes. Picture by Ceri Oakes.

Star supper to support lifesaving work

Star chef Andrew Pern’s harbourside restaurant is set to host a fish supper next month in support of Whitby RNLI’s lifesaving heroes.

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Stop the Bus! This is how Hope Whitby ‘does church’

Stop the Bus! This is how Hope Whitby ‘does church’

If you’ve seen a large purple double decker around the streets of Whitby recently, it’s not the Night Bus from the Harry Potter movies on the lookout for wizards in need.

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Music Centre set to restart

Music Centre set to restart

Music students from Whitby and the surrounding area will be meeting after the summer break at Caedmon College, Scoresby site, tomorrow.

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Whitby Town shirts have been donated to children in the Meserani region of Tanzania.

Whitby Town shirts donated to children in Africa

From the Turnbull Ground to the world, the name of Whitby Town is spreading thanks to the club’s generosity in backing a Teesside-based campaign.

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Savannah Hall, 22, and four-month-old baby Harley. The mother and baby saved from a burning car following a collision near Whitby.

'They really did save us' - Whitby mum's thanks to rescuers who pulled baby from blazing car

A Whitby mother has said she will be forever grateful to courageous motorists who pulled her and her four-month-old baby from her burning car, moments before it burst into flames.

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VIDEO: Fly DSA Arena takes off as Doncaster Sheffield Airport gets naming rights of Sheffield Arena

UP, up and away...Yorkshire's biggest arena is soaring to new heights today after a six-figure naming rights deal by Doncaster Sheffield Airport to rebrand Sheffield Arena as Fly DSA Arena.
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Police would like to speak to this man.

Man sought after money stolen from tip jar in Robin Hood's Bay

Police want to speak to a man pictured by CCTV after cash was stolen from a Robin Hood's Bay cafe.
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Magpie Recipe: Fish finger wrap with tomato sauce

Magpie Recipe: Fish finger wrap with tomato sauce

Here is this week’s recipe from the Magpie Cafe.

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