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Yorkshire weather: Snow warnings issued as Beast from the East edges toward Yorkshire

Rural areas are at risk of being cut off as widespread snowfall and severe wind-chill temperatures are blown into Yorkshire in a storm dubbed The Beast from the East. A danger to life and colder than Iceland: How cold will it get and when will the...

38 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Log burner may have caused blaze which badly damaged holiday homes in Filey

TWO adjoining semi-detached houses at a Filey holiday village  were badly damaged in a roof blaze suspected to have originated from the flue of a log burner. Firefighters were called to reports of a blaze at a house on Trinity Way at The Bay off Moor...

today, 08:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Rooms added to golf club hotel plans

A hotel which is set to be built at Bridlington Golf Club could have more rooms than originally planned. Permission has already been granted for the project at the Belvedere club, but councillors will decide on Monday whether to allow the building to...

today, 08:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Two men rescued after boat sinks near Hornsea

Two men have been rescued from the sea after their fishing boat sank off the east Yorkshire coast. The coastguard said a search and rescue helicopter was dispatched after a distress call from the sinking boat near Hornsea just before 2pm today...

yesterday, 18:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

School to be closed tomorrow

Burlington Junior School will be closed tomorrow because of 'a lack of utilities'. The school has tweeted the notice and asked people to spread the word, saying 'could parents please pass this information on as we have no text facility'.

yesterday, 18:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

High Tides - February 23 to March 2

BRIDLINGTON This week's high tides for Bridlington: Fri 23 0941 4.9(m) 2158 5.2(m) Sat 24 1050 4.8(m) 2317 4.9(m) Sun 25 **** *** 1206 4.8(m) Mon 26 0040 4.9(m) 1322 5.1(m) Tue 27 0156 5.2(m) 1428 5.4(m) Wed 28 0301 5.5(m) 1523 5.8(m) Thu 01 0353...

yesterday, 16:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

A danger to life and colder than Iceland: How cold will it get and when will the Beast from the East arrive...

The Beast from the East is on its way toward Britain and forecasters are warning the life-threatening temperatures could see Yorkshire colder than Iceland. The Met Office has urged people to take extra special care with the elderly and the young as...

yesterday, 14:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

BREAKING: First call-out for Bridlington's new lifeboat

Bridlington's new all-weather lifeboat, the Antony Patrick Jones, has headed out on its first rescue. Details are still sketchy but is responding to reports that a fishing vessel is in difficulties six miles off the coast. The two-man crew are...

yesterday, 14:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

Council names its Bridlington Citizen of Honour

‘A businessman who makes a difference’ - that is why Keith Murray has been received Bridlington Town Council’s Citizen of Honour Award for 2018. Mr Murray, managing director and founder of Murray Hills, collected his accolade at last night’s meeting....

yesterday, 13:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Fence to be put up to increase safety

A fence will be built on one side of Albert Chaplin Fields to stop horses wandering on to a busy main road – and it will cost a tenth of the £80,000 which was originally quoted. Councillors, RSPCA inspectors, police and representatives of a public...

yesterday, 12:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Back to square one for holiday park expansion

Plans to extend one of Bridlington’s biggest caravan parks has hit a major obstacle – the cost. A report to East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Cabinet meeting next Tuesday says: “Tender responses for the main extension and refurbishment works project...

yesterday, 12:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

Council leader Stephen Parnaby to step down

Less than 24 hours after he made the announcement that Bridlington's marina project has hit the rocks, the leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council has revealed he will not continue in his role after 2019. Cllr Stephen Parnaby, the longest-serving...

yesterday, 09:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Toilets: Will you have to pay? Or could some close?

Public toilets in Bridlington could be closed, or charges could be introduced for using them, as East Riding of Yorkshire Council looks to save £50,000. It is carrying out an ‘asset review’ of the 36 public conveniences it owns to see how busy they...

yesterday, 08:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Park and ride: detours for 2018

The town centre roadworks mean Bridlington’s park and ride bus passengers will face a considerable detour when the service starts up for 2018 next month. The distance between the pick-up point at the South Cliff car park and the drop-off spot on the...

yesterday, 08:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

M&S urged to reconsider its closure plans

A Bridlington councillor is encouraging his colleagues to put pressure on Marks and Spencer to think again about closing its branch in the resort. Cllr Richard Harrap wants East Riding of Yorkshire Council to contact the high-street business to urge...

yesterday, 08:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

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