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Luxury estate near Whitby given approval for £31m expansion

A £31m luxury holiday development planned for the outskirts of Whitby has been given the go-ahead.

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Mary Wilson, widow of former Prime Minister Harold Wilson, dies aged 102

Jeremy Corbyn has led tributes to Mary Wilson, widow of former Labour prime minister Harold Wilson, after her death aged 102.

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Passengers have suffered unprecedented delays and cancellations on Northern services since new timetables were introduced last week.

'Truly sorry' Northern rail warns it will take weeks to improve services following delays and cancellation chaos across the North

Northern rail has warned it will take weeks to turn around unprecedented delays and cancellations which are causing chaos for millions of commuters.
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Scarborough Council met today

Scarborough Council backs Yorkshire Coast Homes merger

Councillors have backed the proposed merger of Yorkshire Coast Homes with a Teesside-based company.

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Local Election 2018: Your full guide to all the results across Yorkshire

Results are coming in across the county after yesterday's Local Elections.

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Local Election 2018: Who will you vote for? Every candidate listed for every area of Yorkshire

Yorkshire goes to the polls today with local council elections taking place across the county.

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Where will you be casting your vote in the Leeds City Council election?

8 of the weirdest polling stations you can vote at in Leeds in tomorrow's election

As the local election polls prepare to open for polling day on Thursday 3 May, the majority of us will be heading out to local schools, churches or village halls to cast our vote.

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Scarborough Town Hall

Scarborough councillor "refusing" to take part in data protection training

A Scarborough councillor could face sanctions after refusing to take part in Government mandated data protection training.

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Four councillors to be axed in Scarborough

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England has published its final recommendations for new electoral arrangements for Scarborough Borough Council.
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CCTV

Could CCTV be switched off in Scarborough?

Scarborough's CCTV cameras could go dark following North Yorkshire County Council's decision to cut funding to the service.

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Council tax on the rise

Scarborough Council approves council tax rise

Scarborough's residents will see a hike in their council tax bills for the coming year.
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Devolution: Yorkshire leaders urge Prime Minister to commit to mayoral election in 2020

Devolution: Yorkshire leaders urge Prime Minister to commit to mayoral election in 2020

Leaders of 18 Yorkshire councils have written to Theresa May urging her to commit to a region-wide mayoral election in 2020, ahead of a crunch meeting with the Communities Secretary tomorrow.

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Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

THIS week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.
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Bills are set to rise

Council tax set to soar for Scarborough residents

Council tax payers in Scarborough are facing another hike in their bills.
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Yorkshire transport is to undergo a major overhaul.

The North is watching: Ex-Chancellor's warning to Government as 'revolutionary' 30-year Yorkshire transport vision is unveiled

A radical overhaul of ticketing and high speed rail travel between Leeds and Manchester in half an hour are at the centrepiece of a 30 year vision for transport in the North laid out today.
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Robert Goodwill

Scarborough MP "proud" after losing position in Government

Scarborough MP Robert Goodwill has lost his role as Children's Minister in Theresa May's reshuffle.

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Cinder Track

Cinder Track: temporary restriction on motor vehicles after landslip

Motor vehicle access is being restricted on a section of the old Scarborough to Whitby railway line, just north of Ravenscar, due to a small landslip.

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Whitby piers

Whitby pier repair plans given approval

The long campaign to get Whitby’s piers repaired is almost at an end.

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How the site will look

New M&S and Aldi coming to Whitby

Plans to bring a Marks & Spencer and an Aldi to Whitby have been approved

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Three fined in court for dog offences in Whitby and Scarborough

Three people have been fined for failing to clean up after their dogs in Whitby and Scarborough.

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