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Travel jabs and gluten-free food may no longer be available on NHS in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost. Gluten-free foods, prescriptions for hayfever tablets, indigestion remedies and omega 3 sup

50 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Huge Yorkshire stately home that inspired Jane Austen is saved ‘against all odds’

A FIVE-YEAR bid to raise the funds to purchase and restore what is believed to be the largest house in Britain has paid off in South Yorkshire. The future of Wentworth Woodhouse near Rotherham, has been secured in a £7m deal, amid grand plans for a glori

yesterday, 12:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police warning to Bridlington mini-moto riders

Police in Bridlington are warning nuisance mini-moto riders to stick to the law and stop endangering others. The warning comes amid a surge in complaints concerning the miniature motorbikes being used on public land. Officers say riders are not only plac

Monday, 16:33 in Yorkshire & Humber

Talking Tourism column with Tim Norman

Only five weeks to go till one of the largest events in the tourism calendar to hit and make an impact on the marketing of Bridlington this year. Once again, as with two years ago, the tour de Yorkshire starts here! This year we have been assured that th

Monday, 16:33 in Yorkshire & Humber

MP: ‘Terrorist has achieved nothing’

Bridlington’s MP Sir Greg Knight has told how he locked himself in his office in the House of Commons as Westminster was attacked by a terrorist. He said he was not surprised that Parliament was targeted and has praised police who kept MPs safe during la

Monday, 12:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

VIDEO: ‘Get yersel’ away!’ Queen’s guard soldier yells at dancing tourist outside St James’s Palace

A video showing a Queen’s guard soldier yelling in a broad Scots dialect at a dancing tourist outside London’s St James’s Palace has proved to be a big hit online. The clip, which has been viewed over 125,000 times on YouTube since the end of January, be

Monday, 12:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures rival Tenerife as spring returns with glorious sunshine

Temperatures are set to rival those of Tenerife this weekend as the cold snap gives way to warmer, sunnier weather across Yorkshire this weekend. Here is our weather package with news from the Met office and coverage from Sky News, The BBC and the Press

Saturday, 19:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

New participants wanted for Four in a Bed

Four in a Bed is looking for B&B and hotel owners in the area for the new series of the popular Channel 4 show. Studio Lambert, which produces the show, is looking for enthusiastic owners/managers of properties with a minimum of three guest...

Friday, 11:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Grain Column with Emma Croft

Although volatile, both old and new crop feed wheat values are unchanged this week. Feed wheat for spot collection continues to be valued in the region of £150/T ex-farm whilst movement further forward into the summer months is offering up to £160/T ex-f

Friday, 11:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

PICTURES: Staff take on students on sports field

Staff and students went head-to-head on the sports field at East Riding College. Teams from the Beverley and Bridlington sites took on the tutors at football and netball. See all our photos by Paul Atkinson.

Friday, 10:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

Apple launches their cheapest iPad ever

Apple has launched its most affordable iPad ever, costing £339. The new iPad features a brighter 9.7-inch Retina display and an Apple-designed A9 chip has 64‑bit desktop-class architecture which delivers fast processing and graphics performance for apps

Thursday, 15:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man who smashed up his mum's house vows to "stop smoking weed"

A drug user told a judge he wants to "stop smoking weed" after sending threatening messages to his own mother demanding money. Joshua Esberger, 24, vowed to change his ways after smashing up electrical goods and ornaments at his mother’s...

Thursday, 15:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research. The research from L&C Mortgages also discovered that 30 per cent or 3.4 million households do not know their...

Thursday, 11:07 in Yorkshire & Humber

I’m no expert but here are my 10 top tips

Another week, another milestone. On Saturday, my trusty bathroom scales confirmed that I have lost exactly three stones. If I was a pointless reality TV star, that would lead to offers of a fitness DVD to rival Davina McCall’s coming out in time for Chri

Thursday, 09:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Happy anniversary to Bridlington's Pat and Tony!

The secret to a long, happy marriage may finally have been revealed by a couple whose enduring romance today passed the 60-year mark. Pat and Tony Calpin, of Headlands Close, say “pulling your own weight” and “working at it” are key to making a marriage

Thursday, 08:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

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