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Did you see road rage hammer attack in Bridlington?

Police are appealing for witnesses after a road rage incident where a hammer was used to damage a vehicle. It happened on West Crayke, near the Co-op store, at 12.30pm last Friday and involved a man driving a black Vauxhall Astra. Officers are...

today, 08:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Trains back to normal after accident at level crossing

Trains to and from Bridlington are back on track after being delayed after a two-car crash at Carnaby level crossing. Humberside Police described the inicident as 'a shunt' but added: "This is causing issues for other road users. Please be...

yesterday, 18:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Could you be appearing on Salvage Hunters when it comes to Yorkshire?

Salvage Hunters, the popular Quest TV and Discovery Channel show, is heading across Yorkshire to record an edition of the programme. The show follows architectural salvage and antiques expert Drew Pritchard as he travels around the UK to prestigious,...

yesterday, 15:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Buying tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia? Don't fall foul of the scammers

Significant worldwide demand for tickets is expected ahead of this summer's FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia. And whenever there are hugely popular tickets on sale, the people looking to make a quick buck from fans are never far behind. Also in...

yesterday, 14:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sea Cadets are the ‘people’s choice’

The Promenades Shopping Centre will continue to strengthen its maritime connections after choosing its Charity of the Year for 2018. Having supported Bridlington Lifeboat last year, the centre has revealed it will be working with Bridlington Sea...

yesterday, 14:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

M&S store’s final gift ‑ £7,975 for heart charity

Staff at Bridlington’s Marks and Spencer handed over a cheque for almost £8,000 as one of their final duties before the store closed. The team chose Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) as their charity of the year and held a number of events to raise...

yesterday, 08:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Yorkshire village that nearly became a nuclear bomb testing site

The small and unassuming village of Skipsea in East Yorkshire narrowly escaped a catastrophic fate during the Cold War nuclear arms race. It seems incredible today to think that the coastal parish between Bridlington and Hull was once considered as a...

Monday, 15:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

Most Wanted List - sexual crimes These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences. They appear on the Crimestoppers Most Wanted page - a 160-strong list of men and women wanted in connection with...

Monday, 13:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Beverley Folk Festival cancelled after going bust - and people won't get a refund

A popular folk festival has been cancelled in its 35th year after announcing it has gone into liquidation. Organisers say people who have already bought tickets for Beverley Folk Festival will not get a refund, as the company which runs it is now in...

Monday, 13:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man seriously injured after altercation in Bridlington

A man suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries after an alleged assault in Bridlington late last night. Police said the man was taken to hospital at around at 10.30pm after a group of people who were known to each other were involved in an...

Monday, 13:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Radio debate brings politics to Priory

BBC Radio 4’s flagship political debate programme Any Questions was broadcast live from Bridlington Priory on Friday evening. Presenter Jonathan Dimbleby chaired the discussions, which saw questions about the future of the Commonwealth, the Windrush...

Monday, 11:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

The week-ahead weather for East Yorkshire and Ryedale with local forecaster Trevor Appleton

Here is the week-ahead weather for East Yorkshire and Ryedale, predicted by local forecaster Trevor Appleton. There’s above normal temperatures until the weekend when it will become colder. Monday 23 April: Dry with lengthy spells of sunshine....

Monday, 11:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

Duo in court charged with GBH

Two Bridlington men have been remanded in custody charged with GBH after an allegation of assault in the town last week. Joshua Ingham, 21, of St John’s Walk, and Jason Broadbent, 28, of Harrington Road, both appeared at Hull Magistrates’ Court on...

Monday, 09:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

More acts join packed line-up at jazz festival

More artists have been announced for the Burton Agnes Jazz and Blues Festival which takes place in July. Playing alongside Grammy nominee and Emmy award winner Billy Branch, and Jo Harrop are some award-winning funk, jazz and blues artists. The list...

Sunday, 16:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

New arrivals at Williamsons

Williamsons Solicitors, which has a branch in Bridlington, is boosting its property and conveyancing departments with two new appointments – including Carey Robinson joining the firm’s Driffield branch. Carey, who is the next president of Scarborough...

Sunday, 13:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

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