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Lifestyle: 10 things to do around the Whitby area

Looking for something to do over the next week or so? Here are some ideas.

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Music: Folk and soul singer Charlie Austen to support Glenn Tilbrook at Whitby gig

Music: Folk and soul singer Charlie Austen to support Glenn Tilbrook at Whitby gig

Glenn Tilbrook

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The Magpie Cafe in Whitby .  . pic Richard Ponter 180110z

Magpie Recipe: Turbot with samphire & queen scallops

Here is this week’s fish recipe from the Magpie Cafe.

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Property: Mill Lane, Low Hawsker, near Whitby, £360,000

Property: Mill Lane, Low Hawsker, near Whitby, £360,000

Are you looking for a stunning family home? A spacious home? Somewhere quiet to escape to yet close to amenities and town? Somewhere with scope to extend and ready to move into? Then look no further.

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Olmotti the black rhino is  pictured left, with Bruce the white rhino.

View from the Zoo: Both rhino species are on endangered list

At Flamingo Land we are very lucky to have both black rhinoceros as well as white rhinoceros and this week we will be letting you know the differences between the two species.

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Hawfinch.

Country Diary: Ornithologists on lookout for handsome bird

Guess what? Whilst driving through Brompton village past the church, a small party of ornithologists were seen gazing intently at trees in the churchyard. What had caught their attention? Hawfinches! These handsome, rare birds are seldom seen high in tree tops, but this year has produced some large flocks in Yorkshire. The massive bill and rather short tail give the hawfinch a most distinctive silhouette.

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Fishing: Animations show hazards that lurk underwater

Fishing: Animations show hazards that lurk underwater

Fishing remains the most dangerous peacetime occupation in the UK.

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Jessica gets down to unearthing the secrets of her explorer ancestor.

COLUMN: Digging up the secrets of our fascinating family tree

To look at her, you wouldn’t think my daughter had any of my genes.

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Redundancy: its not the end of the world!

Column: Redundancy: it’s not the end of the world!

Last year I was made redundant for the third time in four years.
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Magpie Recipe: Lobster and Queen scallop spinach omelette

Magpie Recipe: Lobster and Queen scallop spinach omelette

This looks amazing! Here is this week’s fish recipe from The Magpie Cafe, Whitby.

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The new exhibition all about Sirius Minerals at Whitby Museum. Wednesday 14 February. Picture: Ceri Oakes w18070f

New Whitby exhibition details Sirius Minerals’ mining project

Sirius Minerals, the company behind the development of Woodsmith Mine near Whitby, has launched a new exhibition about the project at Whitby Museum.

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Property: Coach Road, Sleights, near Whitby, £260,000

Property: Coach Road, Sleights, near Whitby, £260,000

Set on Coach Road, and recently converted this is a truly beautiful luxury two or three bedroom apartment, depending on how you wish to use the flexible accommodation, set on the ground floor with all the benefits which this offers, making it a viable alternative to a bungalow in a fabulous location, on the bus route to Whitby and close to the local shops.

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Table Mountain and colourful houses.

Travel: An enthralling African adventure that will live long in the memory

The first film I saw in cinemascope as a young boy was called Shaka.

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Wilberforce House in Hull was commended for its welcoming atmosphere

Visit England reveals Yorkshire's best attractions

Visit England has announced it is awarded 13 Yorkshire 'attractions accolades' in recognition of the best visitor experiences in the region.

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Robin Hoods Bay. Pic: Richard Ponter, 175234a

Opinion: A sense of community in the Whitby area I never felt in the city

As the newly appointed receptionist at Dunsley Hall Hotel I am currently in the process of settling into a new job, but more than that.

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Whitby Fishing School's latest apprentices

Fishing: Whitby course in maritime studies offers pathway for youngsters

Whitby Fishing School are offering people age between 16 to 24 years an entry route into the fishing industry, with up to 40 places on offer each year on the Level 2 Diploma in Maritime Studies – so competition is high!

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Otters at Flamingo Land enjoy tucking into the otter cake.

View from the Zoo: Otter cake on the menu for birthday treat

The staff at Flamingo Land are celebrating the first birthday of our two youngest otters.

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Fyling Hall sixth formers studying in the library.

Fyling Hall: Top marks for school in latest figures

The recent publication of performance figures from the Department of Education highlighted the hard work of both our pupils and staff last year.

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Property: St Andrew’s Road, Whitby, £389,950

Property: St Andrew’s Road, Whitby, £389,950

A substantial detached bungalow with luxury accommodation on a good-sized corner plot on the edge of town with rural views.

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Art Noveau Stairs in the Stadtpark.

Travel: Vienna - the cool capital suited for all ages, budgets and varied tastes

It is a burgeoning city with sights-a-plenty, slick public transport and a culture and music scene that’s surely among the world’s best.

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