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TV exposure! The awkward moment Sheffield boxing hero Johnny Nelson’s pants burst

Johnny Nelson is a big guy. The 6ft 3ins former boxer ruled as world champion from 1999-2005. These days, he shares his knowledge of the ring as a pundit on Sky TV boxing shows. But the Sheffield fight expert - who turned 50 years old last month - shared

37 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Mysterious radioactive cloud moves towards UK as plane which tackled Chernobyl called in to find source

A US Air Force plane which helped in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster has been called in to find the source of a mysterious radioactive cloud heading towards the UK. The WC-135 Constant Phoenix, which is specially modified to collect atmospheric s

today, 11:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

Demolition of Futurist set to clear listing bid

Scarborough Council’s path to demolishing the Futurist appears to have been cleared. An immunity from listing bid from the authority to stop the building from getting protection under listed building status could be approved as soon as next month. Theatr

today, 11:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

Slideshow: Crocus walk makes for colourful scenes

These crocuses at Ayton Bridge made for a colourful walk for reader Julia West, who snapped these photos featured in our slideshow. We’d love to see your east coast photos - email them to

today, 10:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Coastguard warning over 'wave dodgers'

The Coastguard has issued a warning after "alarming" pictures of people 'wave dodging' emerged. Storm Doris has brought with it severe waves, with heavy seas lapping onto the road and path at Scarborough's North Bay. But this hasn't stopped...

today, 10:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Honour for the Street Angels of Scarborough

A civic reception has been held to honour Scarborough and Whitby’s Street Angels. Police inspector Graeme Kynman and Jo Ireland from Scarborough Council thanked the Street Angels, and Mayor Cllr Simon Green welcomed eight new recruits and their leaders P

today, 10:03 in Yorkshire & Humber

PICTURES: Storm Doris hits the east coast

These were the dramatic scenes on Scarborough seafront this afternoon as Storm Doris hit. Much of Yorkshire was in the eye of the storm, with warnings of travel disruption, damage to buildings and flying debris across the county. High winds of an estimat

today, 07:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

High Tides - February 24th - March 3rd

SCARBOROUGH FRI 24 02.30am 14.50pm 5.1(m) SAT 25 03.15am 15.30pm 5.4(m) SUN 26 03.55am 16.05pm 5.7(m) MON 27 04.30am 16.45pm 5.9(m) TUE 28 05.10am 17.20pm 6.0(m) WED 01 05.50am 18.00pm 6.0(m) THU 02 06.30am 18.40pm 5.9(m) FRI 03 07.15am 19.30pm 5.7(m)

today, 07:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police seek witnesses to Filey crash after driver dies from injuries

A driver has died from his injuries after being involved in a crash on the North Yorkshire coast. Police said the 84-year-old man had been taken to hospital with abdominal injuries last week and died a few days later. The man was the driver of a black Pe

yesterday, 17:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man in court over incident at pub

A man has appeared at York Crown Court charged with wounding following an incident at a Scarborough pub in which a 26-year-old man was injured. Lee Hamilton, 28, of Pavilion Square, Scarborough, did not enter a plea to the charge when he appeared at Crow

yesterday, 17:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tragedy as partner died on seaside break

In a horrific accident, a romantic break to the seaside turned to tragedy when a 36-year-old man was found dead near his hotel, an inquest heard. Ralph Leyland, from Haydock, Merseyside, had visited Scarborough with his girlfriend for the weekend in Augu

yesterday, 16:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Raising funds to climb summit of Mt Kilimanjaro

A former George Pindar School and Scarborough Sixth Form College student is planning to climb the highest mountain in Africa. Matthew Beck, formerly of Seamer Road, will be tackling Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of an international charity. He is now looking

yesterday, 16:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Major film talent agency seeks extras from Leeds to appear in Yorkshire-made period drama

A talent agency which provides extras for blockbuster films is holding auditions in Leeds. 2020 Casting have supplied supporting artists to Hollywood hits such as Mission Impossible Rogue Nation, World War Z, X-Men: First Class, Gladiator, Shakespeare in

yesterday, 15:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Parish council could be created in Scarboro’ town centre wards

Residents living in Scarborough town centre could soon find themselves having to pay a bit more in council tax under plans from the borough 
authority. Scarborough Council’s cabinet is to explore the option of creating a parish council for the town centr

yesterday, 15:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

VIDEO: Solar system with seven Earth-like planets found around nearby star – here’s what they could be like

There have been many discoveries of potentially habitable planets orbiting stars other than our own over the last few years. Now things are getting even more exciting. Scientists have documented a star surrounded by no fewer than seven Earth-like planets

yesterday, 13:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

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