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Josh Spence.

‘Kind, caring’ Whitby teenager a cut above above the rest

A Whitby teenager who lost his grandmother and great-grandmother to cancer in just six months is having his long hair cut to help other cancer sufferers.

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Primary school league tables 2017: Yorkshire is worst performing region

Yorkshire is the worst performing region in the country for pupils failing to meet the expected standard by the end of primary school, according to new league tables.

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TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

The best from those new fangled gadgets from December 16 to December 22.
A Crooked House on Channel 5.

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

The best of the week's shows to record or watch from December 16 - December 22.
The League Of Gentlemen return...

TV Highlights: The League Of Gentlemen and The Royal Variety Performance

The League Of Gentlemen Anniversary Specials Mon-Weds, 9pm, BBC Two

Whitby's Emily Webster

Goal machine Webster hits four in Whitby win

Whitby Ladies played their last game of the year at home against Gateshead and collected a 5-2 win as the prolific Emily Webster scored four.

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The two packs prepare to contest a scrum during Whitby RUFC Maroons 29-12 home win against Newton Aycliffe. Pictures by Jenny Brown-Wood.

Maroons see off rivals Newton Aycliffe by 29-19 scoreline

Whitby Maroons hosted Newton Aycliffe on a bitterly cold day last Saturday and came away with a 29-19 victory.

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Blues boss Chris Hardy's weekly column

CHRIS HARDY: Changes were necessary

It has been a busy week for everyone at the football club, with several players heading out of the door and three coming in.

Danny Wilde

What's On listings

Your guide to what's one across the region this weekend.
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North Yorkshire Police's highly trained drivers share winter driving tips after crashes

Police in North Yorkshire have been called to a series of weather-related crashes this morning.

Santa on the beach.

Travel: Escape the mayhem and enjoy warmer climates during Christmas period

Mistletoe pinned conspicuously above doorways, snow-capped rom coms splashed across cinema screens... when it comes to lonelier than thou holidays, Christmas comes a close second to Valentine’s Day.

Phil Beck as Dame Tilly Trott

Review: Jack and the Beanstalk, Scarborough Spa

Oh yes it is – Jack and the Beanstalk at Scarborough Spa is traditional right down to the dyed roots of Dame Tilly Trott’s pink wig.

England's Gary Ballance

The Ashes: Patient Gary Ballance awaits Ashes call

YORKSHIRE captain Gary Ballance insists that he is in “a good place” despite being a spectator on England’s Ashes tour.

NAWN 1712091AM2 Boston Spa Methodist Church Trees. Members of The Collingham Band. (1712091AM2)

Festival was a real cracker!

Boston Spa Methodist Church’s fourth Christmas Tree Festival got villagers in the festive mood.

The Magpie Cafe is back on Thursday.

Magpie fire 'was like bereavement, but we're elated to be back' - says Co-owner

More than eight months on from two fires inside the space of 24 hours, the world-famous Magpie Cafe is finally set to open its doors again tomorrow.

Yorkshire's coaching duo of Martyn Moxon and Andrew Gale will take the team to South Africa next March (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Change of scenery as Yorkshire choose to hone their preparations in South Africa

YORKSHIRE County Cricket Club are heading to South Africa for their pre-season tour.

Police name man killed in a crash near Pickering

Police name man killed in a crash near Pickering

A man who died in a crash in North Yorkshire has now been named by police.

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Clampdown on Whitby businesses blocking the pavement

Action is set to be taken against cafes and businesses in town who are unlawfully blocking pavements with tables, boards and other obstructions.

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