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WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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Council tax

Council tax in Scarborough to rise

Council tax bills will be going up this year following a vote today from Scarborough Borough Council.

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Follow news of today's Budget Live on our blog.

Budget 2017: As it happened... Reaction, analysis and the numbers you need to know

Welcome to The Yorkshire Post's LIVE blog of today's Prime Minister's Questions and the Chancellor's 2017 Budget. Press F5 to refresh the feed.

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Seagulls

Information on plans to tackle gull menace

A public information day is being held in Whitby and Scarborough today to inform local residents and visitors to the area about a Herring Gull disruption and dispersal programme due to start the following week.
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Council Tax

Delay hits Borough's council tax plans

An extraordinary Full Council meeting to decide on Scarborough Borough Council’s budget for 2017/18 has been scheduled for 2pm on Friday March 10.

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The surge which hit Whitby. by Derek Earl

Government refuses to pay for tidal surge repairs

Scarborough Council is going to fight the Government after it was told there would be no financial relief to help with the repairs from last month's tidal surge.

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Revealed: Yorkshire's anti-Trump hotspots

Revealed: Yorkshire's anti-Trump hotspots

A petition has revealed which areas of Yorkshire are most opposed to Donald Trump visiting the UK.

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Action will finally be taken

Gull swoops: council forced to take action

After months of public concern about dangerous food snatches by gulls, Scarborough Council has finally accepted that action can and should be taken.

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The Futurist

Poll: How would you have voted in Futurist meeting?

After Scarborough Council voted 22-21 to demolish the Futurist we are asking you, the public of Scarborough, how you would have voted if you were on the council?
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Prime Minister Theresa May

Prime Minister ‘totally committed’ to Yorkshire devolution

The Prime Minister has given one of the clearest indications yet that wide-ranging powers could be handed to regions like Yorkshire, as she heralded the successes of the nation’s initial devolution deals.

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Nick Clegg

Hard Brexit ‘would spell disaster for many farms’

New trade tariffs for British produce post-Brexit could spell disaster for many farms, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) said.

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Conservative MP for Selby and Ainsty, Nigel Adams

North Yorkshire MP calls for crack-down on online ticket touts

A North Yorkshire MP has urged the Prime Minister to support a crack down on online ticket touts.

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The Great Yorkshire Way has been held up as an example of how investing in infrastructure can impact on the economy

Investment plan shows way to thousands of new Yorkshire jobs

THE POTENTIAL for Yorkshire to create thousands of jobs and businesses will be underlined by a new plan unveiled today as pressure grows on the Chancellor to herald an era of major investment in the North.

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Whitby launch
for crime novel

Whitby launch for crime novel

The author of The Kate Shackleton Mysteries, the popular series of books about a sleuth extraordinaire, is set to launch her latest crime novel in Whitby tonight.

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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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Takeaways are in the firing line

Council to declare war on takeaways

Scarborough Council is to declare war on takeaways in a bid to win the borough’s battle with obesity.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Nick Clegg among big names at Sheffield's Off The Shelf 2016 book festival

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to reveal all about his role at the heart of the former coalition Government as a headline guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival.
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The Welcome to Yorkshire Scarborough Festival - one reason for the rise in staycations along Yorkshire's coast.

Andrew Vine: Sunny outlook as seaside’s old image is washed away

THERE was one unmistakeable conclusion to be drawn from the crowds thronging Whitby last week.

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Anti-Brexit protesters demonstrate at the gates of Downing Street in central London after the UK voted to leave the European Union. PIC: PA

Battered Prime Minister faces calls for speedy EU ‘divorce’ talks

Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron faced increasing pressure to speed up “divorce” talks with the EU as Brussels made it clear it wants the UK out of the union as soon as possible.

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Review the referendum results

How you voted: Referendum results in detail from every Yorkshire district

YORK, Harrogate and Leeds were the only three of Yorkshire’s 21 districts to vote to remain in Europe.

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