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Yorkshire anglers take top prizes at beach fishing event

Bridlington played a key role in the world’s largest three-day beach angling festival last weekend. The Paul Roggeman European Open Beach Championship attracted around 1,000 anglers to the Yorkshire coast, and they were competing for a prize fund of £35,

yesterday, 18:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Woman suffers ‘serious’ head injury

Police have cordoned off part of Promenade as they investigate how a woman sustained a serious head injury. Ambulance staff called police to the scene, close to the junction with Trinity Road, in the early hours on Monday morning. The woman has been take

yesterday, 11:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

View from the Zoo: Studying elaborate courtship techniques

On Valentine’s Day the zoo celebrated by looking at all the weird and wonderful behaviours animals have when it comes to courting and attracting a mate. Just like humans, animals have ways of ‘wooing’ their partners and this can vary from elaborate court

yesterday, 08:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

‘Throughout it all, there was nobody to talk to’ – epilepsy

When she was diagnosed with epilepsy five years ago, one of the hardest things for Jade Milner was not having anyone to talk to about it. To make sure other people in Bridlington dont have to suffer in silence, she has set up her own charity to raise awa

Sunday, 19:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

WATCH: 10 of the most viewed Storm Doris videos

Storm Doris battered the UK yesterday and much of it was captured on video. And with planes struggling to land to trees falling in roads and narrowly missing motoristsand paddling pools and trampolines taking flight we look at 10 of the most viewed Storm

Saturday, 08:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Commuters using Virgin East Coast Trains are being warned not to travel today as Storm Doris is set to batter the country with high winds and rain. The train operator tweeted yesterday evening to advise customers not to travel and that all tickets will b

Thursday, 10:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

Scam warning: 'Can you hear me?'

People in Yorkshire are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK. Residents are urged to hang up if their phone rings and someone asks "can you hear me?". Answering this...

Thursday, 07:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

LIVE BLOG: Yorkshire braced for extreme 70mph winds after weather warning issued.

A severe weather warning for extreme winds has been issued across Yorkshire. An orange weather warning has been issued for the whole area including Leeds, Sheffield and Hull - follow all the updates here.

Thursday, 07:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Joy of the Rovers as they win 4G opener

Bridlington Rovers can claim to be the first team to win a competitive match played on the town’s new 4G pitch. Their Arthur Saunderson Trophy match against Flamborough 2nds on Saturday was played on the artificial turf, just 24 hours after the facility

Wednesday, 16:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Fishing boat suffers engine failure

Bridlington’s lifeboat launched in the early hours of Wednesday to assist a fishing vessel which had suffered engine failure. The 14-metre boat, which had four crew on board, was six miles east of Bridlington and was already under tow. Coxswain Steve Emm

Wednesday, 15:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

Jobs fair attracts hundreds to centre

More than 500 people headed to Bridlington Job Centre last Friday to find out more about vacancies which are on offer in the town. Organisers of Just the Job 2017 were delighted with the turnout at the event and hope to use it as a building block for sim

Tuesday, 11:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

WEATHER WARNING: 80mph gales coming our way

Gusts of up to 80mph are set to hit Yorkshire on Thursday as Storm Doris arrives on UK shores. The Met Office has issued an amber warning for high winds in the entire region throughout the day, including a period where the gusts could reach 70-80mph. For

Tuesday, 10:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Parents have been warned to check their children for symptoms of scarlet fever following a growing number of cases in recent weeks. Official figures for 2017 have revealed that there has been a recent increase in reports of the illness, with a total of 2

Tuesday, 10:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sherlock homes in on debut at Crufts

A puppy called Sherlock is hoping to be able to solve how to impress the judges at the world’s biggesr dog show. The Irish Setter will be in the junior class at Crufts next month, after placing at the Driffield Championship Show last September Sherlock’s

Tuesday, 10:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

Medieval client for surveyor

Simon Delaney from Delaney Marling Partnership is celebrating after his appointment as Building Surveyor to the Beverley Minster Old Fund. Beverley Minster is one of the best-known buildings in the East Riding and for a chartered building surveyor is one

Tuesday, 09:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

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