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Captain Cook: Everything you need to know about Yorkshire’s renowned navigator

Captain James Cook was a renowned British explorer, navigator and cartographer, born in Marton, Middlesbrough. He became widely renowned after he made three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, his efforts still being recognised today.
Whitby Abbey.

Whitby Abbey selected for podcasts about history

Whitby Abbey is among 10 places Mary Beard has chosen for Historic England’s campaign ‘A History of England in 100 Places’, sponsored by insurer, Ecclesiastical.

Magpie Cafe food review .Co owner Ian Robson and Head Chef Paul Gildroy . pic Richard Ponter 180110u

Magpie Recipe: Hake, wild mushroom, wild garlic & sherry cream

Here is this week’s fish recipe, courtesy of chef Paul Gildroy at the Magpie Cafe.

The Tour de Yorkshire will return again this year, with the seaside resort of Scarborough being the final destination of the third stage of the mens race

The best places to watch the Tour de Yorkshire 2018

The Tour de Yorkshire will return to the region for its fourth edition in May of this year. The men’s race will take place from May 3-6 and the women’s race will take place from May 3-4, with Yorkshire providing the scenic backdrop to this popular cycling competition.
Goths in Whitby, oil on canvas, by Douglas Hill

Exhibit: Plein-air painter set to showcase Whitby works

Whitby artist Douglas Hill is to exhibit his works, showcasing the town at its finest, at the Blue Tree Gallery in York.

Young Ralph Cross (watercolour) by Ian Scott Massie.

‘Moor Stories’ to tell as Staithes Gallery hosts Massie’s art

The North York Moors is a rich and varied landscape of hill, dale, coast and moorland: a glacial landscape whose character shines out in a hard winter, when stretches of wind-drifted snow are broken.

Andrew Fiddler on board the Endeavour. Picture by Ceri Oakes.

Work begins to move the Endeavour replica to Whitby

Work to bring the Endeavour replica to Whitby in time for the summer Captain Cook celebrations has started.


Caedmon College Whitby news team report live for BBC News School Report

Young newshounds from Caedmon College Whitby teamed up to produce online news and features as part of the BBC News School Report day last Thursday.

Sam Dunwell.

Ex-Marine Sam heading to South Africa this weekend to track rhino poachers

Afghanistan veteran Sam Dunwell, 25, from Glaisdale, will draw on the skills and experience he gained in the Royal Marines when he joins a hi-tech operation this weekend to track rhino poachers in South Africa’s Kruger National Park as a volunteer.

Job centre.

Employment levels on the rise in Whitby and Scarborough

More people are employed in Whitby and Scarborough than this time last year, with 60% more people in work than five years ago, new figures show.

Whitby Hospital.

Letter: Whitby Hospital - outcome of public meeting

Whitby Hospital Refurbishment – outcomes of the public meeting:

Runswick Bay.

£1.5m plan to protect homes in North Yorkshire fishing village threatened by landslips

ALMOST 100 homes in an ancient North Yorkshire fishing village are set to be protected under a “critical” £1.5m scheme to prevent a repeat of a devastating landslip more than 300  years ago which meant the whole settlement had to be re-built.

Bob Butterfield, Musical Director of the Esk Valley Concert Band and Zak Parlby winner of the Young Musician of the Year trophy.

Gala concert a fitting end to great festival

Driving wind and snow were no match for the performers and parents attending

Stuart Fusxo.

Quayside nets plaice on list of UK’s top fish and chip restaurants

One of Whitby’s leading eateries has proven that it is also one of the best in the UK, after making it onto the list of Fry Magazine’s Top 10 Fish and Chip Restaurants for 2018.

From elections to T&Cs: Facebook has been making headlines across the world

Is it time to quit Facebook? Here's what you need to know about your profile settings

With the recent revelations regarding research firm Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and the social media company’s privacy laws are now in the spotlight.
A night based on the BBC series Peaky Blinders is coming to Whitby.

Peaky Blinders themed night is coming to Whitby

Are you a fan of the Shelbys? Think you can pull off a flat cap? You're in luck, because a Peaky Blinders themed night is coming to Whitby!

Cat travels over 100 miles from North Yorkshire to Newcastle on a coach - is he yours?

Cat travels over 100 miles from North Yorkshire to Newcastle on a coach - is he yours?

An adventurous moggy who hid himself on a coach and travelled over 100 miles on the motorway is desperate to be reunited with his owners.

Dog fouling has become a problem in Whitby.

Council pledges crackdown on dog fouling... but only three people were caught in 2017/18

“Enforcement needs to get tougher and I can tell you we will be tougher” – that’s what a borough councillor had to say on the dog fouling issue plaguing many Whitby streets.

Runswick Bay.

£1.5 million coastal protection works start in Runswick Bay

Coastal protection works valued at £1.5 million have started at Runswick Bay.

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