A grandfather suffering from pnuemonia and heart failure claims he was discharged by nurses at Scarborough Hospital and told to get the bus back to Whitby in the rain.
A school project on World War Two became very real for Fyling Hall pupil Eve Harrison.
A pensioner has spoken of her shock after discovering her bank account was emptied of cash by card thieves.2 comments
Three mates have returned from an adventurous charity road trip across Europe driving a £500 car bought on eBay.
Finally, the next full moon on May 24 should prove to be quite spectacular with a noticeable ‘mega-moon’ effect, when the moon appears to be somewhat larger than normal.
A heated debate took place at Whitby Town Council’s monthly meeting last week.
A care home owner is calling on the Government to make dementia-friendly design compulsory across the care sector, to give the UK’s 800,000 sufferers a better quality of life.
Vandals have struck in Whitby’s Pannett Park, threatening to destroy the work of volunteers and schoolchildren.4 comments
The Coastliner service will not be axed from Goathland, Ruswarp and Sleights, to the relief of residents who rely on the buses.1 comment
Tourism would be hit by a whopping £41m loss every year as visitors avoid congested roads and a spoil heap the size of Wembley Stadium, caused by a new potash mine, it is claimed.
Welcomed back like an old friend, Whitby’s lifeboat returned home last week after undergoing major repairs.
The borough council is putting up £50,000 to make sure that an affordable homes project in Sleights doesn’t fall through.
Volunteers with an eye for collectibles or a flair for window dressing are needed for the Saint Catherine’s Hospice shop on Skinner Street.
When a family’s beloved pet cat was feared stolen two weeks ago they never imagined they would be reunited with him 240 miles away from their home in Fylingthorpe.3 comments
Whitby beauty Laura Stone is hoping to beat the curse of seconds when she takes to the stage in the finals of the annual Miss Scarborough contest tomorrow night.
A charity fashion show takes place tonight at the M&Co store on Baxtergate as staff and volunteers showcase summer outfits from 6.30pm.
County councillors have been blasted after a controversial rule change that will enable senior members to pocket thousands of pounds in ‘special allowances’.16 comments
the coastal defence works began in January this year after the council made a successful bid to the environment agency.
Work began this week on Whitby’s War Memorial as those behind the project gathered to celebrate its construction.
A teenager from Fylingthorpe has been presented with a certificate for volunteering for two years at a home for abandoned and unwanted animals.
A kind-hearted Whitby woman is once again appealing to Gazette readers to help her send out toys, clothes and gifts to the people of Chernobyl.
The man who pushed for ‘eyesore’ railings along the sea wall in front of Whitby’s iconic beach huts, has defended the decision saying the council could have faced a corporate manslaughter charge if someone fell over the edge and died.14 comments
A Whitby company is flying the flag for the town in the competitive world of skincare with a colourful range of carefully-selected ingredients such as frankincense, fig, olive, vanilla and almond.
News from around the villages for week starting Friday 17 May
Community news for week starting Friday 17 May
Church Services for Sunday 19 May
A Destroyer anchored off Whitby on Monday, with the crew promised a ‘fish and chip run’ after a spot of cleaning.4 comments
English Heritage is working with the police after three separate incidents of illegal metal detecting in as many months at the Whitby Abbey site.2 comments
A motorbiker has had a miraculous escape after surviving a ‘100mph’ collision .4 comments
Two bikers were killed in separate crashes near Whitby yesterday (Sunday).10 comments
Members of the public will get the opportunity to quiz the police about mobile safety cameras next week.
THE A169 road between Whitby and Pickering is closed while police carry out investigations following a serious accident involving a car and a motorbike.
A would-be thief attempted to gain entry to a building owned by English Heritage, beside the car park at Whitby Abbey.
A 10-year-old boy was airlifted from Ruswarp School on Tuesday after suffering a suspected broken leg during a game of ‘tag’ at lunchtime.
Scarborough’s MP has been ordered to pay back thousands of pounds by the Parliamentary watchdog in profits made on his taxpayer-funded second home.51 comments
A local clothes shop in Whitby has hosted its most successful charity fashion show yet.
Over this April’s Whitby Goth Weekend our photographer Ceri Oakes was out and about documenting the whole event.
Thousands of people poured into Whitby over bank holiday weekend, boosting the economy and causing huge tailbacks in and out of town.
Following the death of Gary Manders-Powell on April 30, members of Whitby’s fishing fleet have paid tribute to the young man who ‘always wanted to be a fisherman’.3 comments
Mark Ella (38), of York, was found guilty at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court of driving a Jeep Cherokee along the A171 at Jugger Howe without appropriate insurance on January 5.
A Miss Scarborough and District hopeful took part in a North Sea dip on Sunday to raise funds for charity.
Voters in the district also went to the polls last week to decide which candidates they would like to represent them in Whitby’s Streonshalh and Esk Valley Wards on the borough council.1 comment
A trawlerman who spotted a 52-year-old Whitby man in the harbour minutes before he died has spoken of his sadness at not being able to save him.2 comments
A Stakesby Road woman suffered suspected smoke inhalation and burns to her face following a chip pan fire.
Crowds gathered along the harbourside in Church Street on Wednesday to watch the town’s oldest tradition be performed.
The Bank Holiday weekend featured numerous incidents of violence, according to Whitby police, who made arrests.
A Hinderwell man pleaded guilty to the theft of a handbag when he appeared at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on April 25.
Few witches have their image preserved, or are permanently on display in a glass case. One such is Old Kattie of Ruswarp, whose diminutive form can be seen in Whitby Museum’s toy and doll section.
The new owners of a historic Whitby restaurant are re-submitting plans to serve alcohol to the general public after pulling the last one due to local objections.
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Weather for Whitby
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Temperature: 7 C to 10 C
Wind Speed: 17 mph
Wind direction: North
Temperature: 3 C to 11 C
Wind Speed: 16 mph
Wind direction: North west