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Stakesby School earns quality mark for 15th year in row

Whitby’s Stakesby School has been recognised for 15 consecutive years as providing very effective teaching and learning in language and maths, following a recent assessment.

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The repairs will begin in two months time

Repairs on Whitby's piers will begin in September

A £7.6 million plan to save Whitby’s crumbling piers will finally get under way in September.

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Which Love Island contestant are you most like? Take the quiz to find out... (Photo: ITV)

Quiz: Which Love Island contestant are you?

Love Island has gripped the nation since it began in June, with many viewers having their favourite and not so favourite contestants.
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This is why Yorkshire does not currently have a hosepipe ban

United Utilities recently announced that a hosepipe ban will come into place on August 5 in the north-west of England, but where else in the UK has one and why doesn’t Yorkshire?

Environment
There are some specific poisonous plants which can pose an extreme danger - especially if your little ones come into contact with them

The poisonous plants that could harm your children - and the symptoms to watch out for

Although many garden and woodland plants are completely harmless to wildlife and humans alike, there are also some specific poisonous plants which can pose an extreme danger - especially if your little ones come into contact with them.

Health
Walk to picturesque hamlet of Harwood Dale perfect for the summer

Walk to picturesque hamlet of Harwood Dale perfect for the summer

On a scrumptious summer’s day, I ventured south of the river for this gentle four-and-a-half miler to the picturesque hamlet of Harwood Dale.

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With the schools set to break up next week, the question many people will be asking is: what the weather will be like during the summer break?

This is what the weather is set to be like in Yorkshire over the school summer holidays

With the schools set to break up next week, the question many people will be asking is: what the weather will be like during the summer break?

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A sexually transmitted superbug could be sweeping Sheffield.

Thousands of people could be carrying sexually transmitted ‘superbug’ in North Yorkshire

Thousands of people in North Yorkshire could be carrying a new sexually transmitted ‘superbug’ which can leave women infertile.

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Amazon Prime Day is a 36-hour sale which began at noon today and which will in total feature more than one million deals

How to make sure your Amazon Prime Day bargains actually save you money

Amazon Prime Day is a 36-hour sale which began at noon today and which will in total feature more than one million deals.

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Denise Birdsall.

Urgent appeal to find missing Leeds woman in Scarborough

An urgent appeal has been issued top help police find a missing Leeds woman who travelled to Scarborough.

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Brook House, Briggswath

A home built by Whitby swing bridge designer and lighthouse builder could be yours

A property built by renowned engineer Francis Pickernell, who rebuilt Whitby’s piers, designed the town’s iconic Swing Bridge and designed and built the lighthouse on the West Pier, could be yours!

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The headteacher of Eskdale School, Sue Whelan, has announced her retirement at the end of the school year.

Whitby community invited to mark Eskdale School celebration this Thursday

Eskdale School is hosting a celebratory night this Thursday at Whitby Pavilion, to mark the start of a new chapter in the school’s history.

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North Yorkshire Police

Fewer than one in five rape prosecutions by North Yorkshire Police result in convictions, data reveals

Fewer than one in five rape cases brought to court by North Yorkshire Police result in a conviction, figures show.

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Picture shows three of our eight lions celebrating with a beef feast.

Pride at zoo as Kumali celebrates birthday

Kumali, the leader of our pride of African lions here at Flamingo Land, turned 16 on Tuesday July 10! You may also recognise he also has a roller coaster here at the park named after him.

Lifestyle
‘A reason to get out of bed and regain purpose’ - the beauty of Men’s Sheds

‘A reason to get out of bed and regain purpose’ - the beauty of Men’s Sheds

G’day still rings in my ears from three weeks in Queensland. I was told by an Aussie that they are lazy with words.

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Florance Ndlovu works at the CVT centre at Botton Village.

Florance wins support worker of the year accolade

Camphill Village Trust (CVT) employee Florance Ndlovu has been named Support Worker of the Year during an event in Birmingham.

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There are plenty of Agricultural Shows taking place throughout the region this summer

6 of Yorkshire’s best agricultural shows this summer if you missed the Great Yorkshire Show

From July 10-12, Harrogate hosted one of the year’s most popular agricultural shows: the Great Yorkshire Show.

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Buy a brick to show your support for Maggie’s Yorkshire cancer centre

Yorkshire’s first cancer centre for patients from across the region is expected to open next year after almost a decade in the pipeline.

Health
Quirky and surreal art to fascinate visitors to Whitby gallery

Quirky and surreal art to fascinate visitors to Whitby gallery

An exhibition of quirky sculpture and surreal imagery are set to fascinate visitors to Whitby’s Pannett Art Gallery.

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Friday the 13th hails from Western superstition, where it is deemed unlucky when the 13th day of the month falls on a Friday

Friday the 13th: The superstitious origins surrounding this ill-fated day

At least once a year, the feared day of Friday the 13th occurs, a day which is surrounded by superstitions and the common belief that this day is of an extremely unlucky nature.
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