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View from the Zoo: Studying elaborate courtship techniques

On Valentine’s Day the zoo celebrated by looking at all the weird and wonderful behaviours animals have when it comes to courting and attracting a mate.

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Some of the autumn clean-up crew.

In-spire-d way of ‘doing church’

Hope Whitby is pushing into new areas of the town again! Not only is it showing a new way of ‘doing church’ – it is also moving in places that people like to just hang out in.

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Harbour boats by Martin Fowler.

Exhibit: Past and Present marks gallery’s 10th anniversary

The North York Moors National Park has always sparked the imagination of artists and the Inspired by… gallery’s current exhibition highlights how the beautiful and varied landscape is reflected in a vast range of creative forms.

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Cllr Val Arnold, centre, Cllr David Chance and Cllr Janet Sanderson with Kath Breckon, Ruth Stacey, back on the right and Yvonne Parkes, from NYCC, with children from West Cliff School.

County’s star chef Kath cooks up Food for Life lunch

West Cliff School’s award-winning chef Kath Breckon cooked a special lunch for North Yorkshire county councillors, school staff and pupils in a special Food for Life event.

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Magpie Cafe fish recipe: Hake with garlic and spinach gratin

Magpie Cafe fish recipe: Hake with garlic and spinach gratin

Have a go at this week’s fish recipe courtesy of Magpie Cafe chef Paul Gildroy.

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Chris Fraser, Managing Director of Sirius Minerals, with Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, Andrew Percy MP and Whitby and Scarborough MP, Robert Goodwill, at the naming ceremony. Picture: Ceri Oakes

Minister unveils name of North Yorkshire Sirius Minerals mine

The name for the Sirius Minerals mine near Whitby was unveiled today by the Northern Powerhouse Minister, Andrew Percy MP.
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VIDEO: Yorkshire’s Guardians of the Galaxy rebuild half-tonne telescope at nature reserve

Yorkshire astronomy enthusiasts have stars in their eyes after an amazing project to dismantle a half-tonne telescope, transport it 200 miles and rebuild it on a nature reserve. Chris Burn reports.

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Trevor Cross, known as Gordon, has been cleared of sinking a fishing boat. Picture by Scott Wicking.
And, inset, when the vessel sank in July last year. picture: Ceri Oakes/RNLI

Judge clears Whitby skipper of sinking boat in harbour

A Whitby skipper accused of sinking a boat in the harbour has spoken of his collapse with tears of relief after the case was dropped.
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The Coastguard has issued a warning, after people were spotted venturing dangerously close to high seas.

Coastguard warning over 'wave dodgers'

The Coastguard has issued a warning after "alarming" pictures of people 'wave dodging' emerged.
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Storm Doris hits Scarborough

PICTURES: Storm Doris hits the east coast

These were the dramatic scenes on Scarborough seafront this afternoon as Storm Doris hit.

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Whitby tide times.

High Tides - February 25 to March 4

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Snowy Fryupdale.

Stroll With Stu: Wintry plod around Danby Rigg - snowier than the Cairngorms

As my train chugged out of Castleton, a sudden squall of hail and snow alerted to me to the prospects of a wintry plod around Danby Rigg and my planned walk around Glaisdale was postponed.

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Major film talent agency seeks extras from Leeds to appear in Yorkshire-made period drama

Major film talent agency seeks extras from Leeds to appear in Yorkshire-made period drama

A talent agency which provides extras for blockbuster films is holding auditions in Leeds.
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STORM DORIS: A plane struggles to land at Leeds Bradford Airport. PIC: Tony Johnson

LIVE BLOG: Storm Doris tears across Yorkshire

A severe weather warning for extreme winds has been issued across Yorkshire.

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Weather warning

Storm Doris: Yorkshire braces itself for 80mph winds and torrential rain

YORKSHIRE is in the eye of Storm Doris today, with warnings of travel disruption, damage to buildings and flying debris across the county.

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'Can you hear me?'

Scam warning: 'Can you hear me?'

People in Yorkshire are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

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Lythe Gardening Group seeks to recruit new members.

Help gardening group to grow and prosper

Lythe Gardening Group is on the lookout for new green-fingered friends to join its ranks.

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Storm Doris: When and where will the gusts be strongest in Yorkshire?

Storm Doris: When and where will the gusts be strongest in Yorkshire?

With Yorkshire gearing up for Storm Doris tomorrow, we've rounded up the times when the gusts are expected to be strongest throughout the day.

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Whitby RNLI volunteer crew launch the all-weather lifeboat to respond to a yacht in difficulties. Credit: Ceri Oakes/RNLI

RNLI crews perform yacht rescue near Staithes

Volunteer lifeboat crews from Whitby and Staithes RNLI sped to help a yacht in trouble on Tuesday night.

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Fyling Hall is a multi-cultural school, with a wide range of cultures represented.

Fyling Hall: ‘We are learning from huge range of cultures’

Fyling Hall is a multi-cultural school and I find it appropriate at this moment in time to talk about the many advantages that we have gained from attending a diverse and multi-cultural school.

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