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Whitby Goth Weekend 'won't be hosting events at Whitby Pavilion' in October

The organisers behind Whitby Goth Weekend have confirmed that the festival will not be holding events at Whitby Pavilion in October.
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Teenage boy found dead on the North York Moors

A teenage boy has been found dead on the North York Moors at Blakey Ridge.

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One of the tweets.

Tweets made from Whitby RNLI Twitter account hit out at the life-saving charity

The RNLI has said it is working to restore its Whitby social media accounts after posts were made from them attacking the charity.

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Fun at Danby show last year.

Handy diary dates for the summer agricultural shows

Summer sees the big agricultural, county and village shows come to the area.

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Whitby coastguard at the scene.

Surfer swept out to sea by rip current at Sandsend

A surfer faced a terrifying ordeal when they were swept out to sea by a rip current at Sandsend this morning.
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Whitby Lifeboat Station.

Two sacked Whitby RNLI crew members 'won't get a second chance' as appeals prove unsuccessful

The two sacked Whitby RNLI crew members have expressed their disappointment on social media after their appeals were unsuccessful.
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Wetwheels.

Princess Anne to perform naming ceremony for new powerboat for disabled people in Whitby

Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal, Princess Anne will name a new powerboat specially designed for disabled people at a ceremony in August.

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Freddie and Oscar Ellis.

Mother's thanks to air ambulance for coming to 11-month-old son's rescue

The mother of an infant who was airlifted to hospital by the Great North Air Ambulance Service has thanked the charity for coming to their rescue.
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Guiding Light.

Parkol-built fishing trawler sets sail, as company says demand for vessels is doubling

The Parkol-built Guiding Light trawler became the latest symbol of marine industry optimism, as she set sail from Whitby on Wednesday.

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Dogs are banned on Whitby beach from May to September.

Dog access to Whitby beach 'puts public safety at risk' - says councillor

Dog walkers have expressed their outrage after the ban on dogs on Whitby beach was extended, making access “a disaster waiting to happen”.

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The certificate is presented.

Council awarded 'Certificate of Excellence' for reconstruction of destroyed shelters

Scarborough Council has been awarded a ‘Certificate of Excellence’ by Whitby Civic Society for its project to construct two new shelters on Whitby’s West Cliff, after the originals were destroyed by storms.
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The Raithwaite Estate.

£31m expansion at the Raithwaite Estate is recommended for approval

A £31m luxury holiday development planned for the outskirts of Whitby has been hailed as creating a “world-class destination”.

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Could you be Miss Regatta?

Entries still open to be this year's Miss Regatta

There’s only 10 weeks to go until Whitby Regatta and last minute applications are still being taken for the prestigious role of Miss Regatta.

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Approaching Whitby. Picture by Charlotte Graham.

More pictures from the Endeavour's arrival in Whitby

Whitby harbour was packed on Friday night to welcome the Endeavour replica to its new home in Whitby.

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The Captain Cook statue has been restored.

Captain Cook statue restored ahead of festival next month

Conservation works on the Captain Cook statue have been completed, with the monument now looking its best ahead of the eagerly awaited Captain Cook Festival in July.

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The Endeavour arrives in Whitby. Picture by Sam Jones.

Crowds pack the harbour as the Endeavour sails into its new home in Whitby

Crowds packed Whitby harbour and canons sounded to welcome the Endeavour back to its spiritual ‘home’.
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Dramatic rescue as family of four cut off by rising waves at Boulby cliffs

A family of four, stranded by the rising tide under the highest cliffs on the east coast of England, were dramatically rescued yesterday afternoon by Staithes RNLI.

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Picture by Charlotte Graham, CAG Photography.

Endeavour set to arrive in Whitby - here's when you can see it

A replica of one of the most famous ships in the history of maritime exploration will be arriving into its new home of Whitby on Friday night.

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Whitby beach.

One beach in Yorkshire gets a Blue Flag - it’s Whitby!

From today, one beach in Yorkshire will be able to fly a Blue Flag – an international award that tells the public it’s one of the best beaches in the world.
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Picture by Michele Stewart.

'Chaos' on Brunswick Street after resurfacing works cause water main to burst

A business owner has described scenes of chaos on Whitby's Brunswick Street after a water main burst during resurfacing works.

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