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Cyclist, 18, dies after collision with car in Bridlington

A TEENAGE cyclist who was seriously injured in a collision with a car in Bridlington at the weekend has died of his injuries. The 18-year-old man was cycling on he A614 at the junction with Bessingby Gate in Bridlington when he was involved in collision

Tuesday, 14:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire weather: Met Office issues warning as thunderstorms are expected to hit Tuesday and Wednesday

Thunderstorms and potential flooding have been forecast to hit Yorkshire on Wednesday, prompting weather warnings from the Met Office. Here is our latest weather package from the Met Office, Sky News and the BBC.

Tuesday, 13:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

SPECIAL OFFER: 2-4-1 Flamingo Park tickets for Super Hero Sunday on July 23

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, It’s Super Hero Sunday with a super 2-4-1 tickets offer at Flamingo Land to celebrate the fourth anniversary of its Hero rollercoaster ride on July 23. Back in 2013, Flamingo Land launched the thrilling new Hero ride, wit

14 July 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

New group sets up 100 summer events

A collection of community groups have joined forces to organise almost 100 family events during the summer holidays. The Bridlington Youth Coalition involves East Riding Council’s youth and family support service, the Hinge, the Den Theatre, Christ Churc

14 July 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

Seabird numbers soaring on Yorkshire coast

New figures have shown that 400,000 seabirds now live on the coast around Flamborough and Filey, making it the largest mainland colony in the UK. A survey of a 17-mile stretch of the coastline, shows the number of gannets, guillemots, kittiwakes and razo

14 July 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

Game, set and match-making at volleyball

Bridlington’s beach volleyball competition has been running for 35 years, but there was a new feature at this year’s tournament - a wedding. Keen players Caroline and Paul Whitworth have been coming form the North East to the Yorkshire coast for the annu

13 July 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

Plans to cut number of trains calling at Bempton

Concerns have been raised regarding Northern Rail proposals which will see a reduction in services stopping at Bempton. Currently, all services between Bridlington and Scarborough stop at stations in between, but the rail company has plans to cut service

13 July 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

‘Inadequate’ nursery told it must improve

Children needing their nappies changing were “often” left too long at a nursery as “staff couldn’t leave the room to change them”, an Ofsted inspection found. Christ Church Early Learning, in Quay Road, has been rated inadequate across the board in its r

13 July 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

Bugsy: ‘A massive success – Jodie would have been proud’

They promised it would be their best show ever – and Bridlington School students delivered. Their production of Bugsy Malone, held over three nights at The Spa last week, earned rave reviews from audiences. While their feedback was important, the cast an

13 July 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

Quick connections offer to rural pubs

Village pubs in the Bridlington and district area are being offered free wireless internet connections for use in their public areas for customers and staff as part of a ‘Connecting Communities’ campaign by Quickline Communications. Quickline, which is b

11 July 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

Car park entrance closed off for safety reasons

One of the entrances to Palace Car Park has been blocked off after drivers were using it as a rat-run to try to beat the roadworks in Bridlington town centre. The council said it had to take action amid fears there could be an accident in the car park, a

10 July 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

Action horses to star at Driffield Show

Yorkshire’s largest one-day country show will be held on Wednesday 19 July at The Showground, Driffield. The 142nd Driffield Show is organised by The Driffield Agricultural Society and showcases East Riding’s rural economy and culture. Star attraction wi

10 July 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

Air ambulances take injured away from Bridlington accident

TWO air ambulances took casualties away from a serious accident on Bridlington's sea front this morning. The two injured people were hurt when a car mounted the pavement on South Marina Drive. A witness reported seeing paramedics attending to the two inj

9 July 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tonnes of help for air ambulance

Residents in the East Riding have donated more than two tonnes of textiles to help raise funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s recycling officers teamed up with the charity to run a series of textile amnesty events. Re

8 July 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

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