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Bridlington confirmed as host town for Tour de Yorkshire

Bridlington’s set to take centre stage once again when the prestigious Tour de Yorkshire returns. All eyes will be on Bridlington as we serve as either a start or end point for one of the race's three stages. Scarborough, Harrogate, Tadcaster, Fox Valley

yesterday, 13:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

Pokemon Go announce Hallowe’en-themed update for this week

The developers of Pokemon GO are getting into the spirit of the season by announcing a series of Hallowe’en-themed special features. From tomorrow, players will receive double the usual amount of candy for every Pokemon they catch and, as an extra bonus,

yesterday, 13:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

Pub up for sale at £425,000

Licensed and leisure property specialists Everard Cole is marketing the Red Lion pub in Driffield. The Red Lion is on the corner of Middle Street North and Church Lane, adjacent to All Saints Church, in the centre of Driffield. An additional property is

yesterday, 09:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

Lions’ donation to Asia-bound doctor

The North Wolds Lions Club has donated £1,000 to a local doctor who is going to Cambodia with the Mission Direct Organisation. Dr Anthony Clark from the Station Avenue practice in Bridlington goes to Cambodia each year for 2-3 weeks to help with medical

Monday, 13:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Murder investigation launched in Scarborough

North Yorkshire Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 50-year-old man in Scarborough. The incident, which occurred at a flat on Princess Street, in the Old Town area, was reported by the ambulance service at 4.39pm on Thursday (20 October 20

Sunday, 08:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Opinion column – Knight’s Days with Sir Greg Knight MP

The Boundary Commission, an independent body, reported this summer on its proposals for new Parliamentary constituencies for the next election. The number of MPs is to be cut by 50, reducing the House of Commons from 650 to 600 and in the process it prop

Saturday, 07:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Hard Brexit ‘would spell disaster for many farms’

New trade tariffs for British produce post-Brexit could spell disaster for many farms, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) said. The union’s chief economics and international affairs adviser Dr Andrew Francis sounded the warning following claims by former

Friday, 15:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

North Yorkshire MP calls for crack-down on online ticket touts

A North Yorkshire MP has urged the Prime Minister to support a crack down on online ticket touts. Speaking in yesterday’s PMQs, Selby and Ainsty MP Nigel Adams asked the Government to back his efforts to make it a criminal offence. The Tory MP has propos

Friday, 14:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

The right track for healthier pupils

A lick of paint in a primary school playground will help pupils to lead a healthier lifestyle. Work has been carried out at Martongate School in Bridlington, and youngsters are being encouraged to get more active. Thanks to a contribution from the Friend

Friday, 14:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Watch thief make off with bizarre loot from Bridlington store

A suspected thief has been caught on camera making off with tasty treats from a Bridlington store. The brazen man was filmed by a bystander who became suspicious after he was seen loitering outside the Co-op on Martongate. He said: "It was the...

Friday, 11:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

Top marks as Judith gets health award

When Judith Burke wanted to set up a new mobility class for the elderly in Bridlington, the idea of sitting her first exam for 60 years wasn’t going to stop her. The 75-year-old passed with flying colours and after starting the exercise group, she has be

Friday, 10:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

How one woman overcame a debilitating stammer to follow her dream of becoming a teacher

For 20 years Katie Toulmin was unable to even say her 
name without stammering. Now she is training to be a 
special needs teacher. Catherine Scott meets her. Katie Toulmin’s life has been dominated by a stammer which meant she struggled to even say her

Friday, 10:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

Big rise in crimes behind closed doors, says Yorkshire police chief

A change in the nature of crime means offences are increasingly happening behind closed doors rather than in public places, according to a senior Yorkshire police officer. The claim by Assistant Chief Constable Andy McDyer of Humberside Police came as ne

Friday, 09:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Is this the longest marriage in Brid?

Both Bridlington born and bred, Betty and Geoffrey Carter could hold the title of the town’s longest-married couple. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Tuesday and admitted: “There is no secret, just be tolerant.” The couple, aged 90 and 8

Friday, 09:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire businesses ‘can benefit massively’ from American infrastructure projects, leading US lawyers

Businesses in Yorkshire and the North of England are well placed to capitalise on plans from both US presidential candidates to massive infrastructure spending if elected, a leading US lawyer has said. The low value of Sterling coupled with Northern comp

Friday, 09:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

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