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Chance to live like our fishing ancestors once did – on the TV!

Whitby families with strong connections to fishing and seafaring are being encouraged to apply for a new to star on an exciting new TV series. Those who appear will step out of the modern world, enduring the worst of the sea as they live like our...

yesterday, 10:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

Thunderstorms: What causes this extreme weather phenomena and can they be predicted?

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are predicted around various parts of the UK over the upcoming bank holiday weekend, with thunderstorms, alongside lightning, being some of the most dramatic weather phenomena in the UK. What exactly causes the dramatic...

Friday, 15:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

High Tides - May 26 to June 2

WHITBY Here are this week's forthcoming high tide times for Whitby: SAT 26 02.33 14.48 5.1(m) SUN 27 03.20 15.35 5.2(m) MON 28 04.01 16.18 5.3(m) TUE 29 04.39 16.57 5.3(m) WED 30 05.14 17.36 5.3(m) THU 31 05.49 18.13 5.2(m) FRI 01 06.23 18.49 5.1(m)...

Friday, 15:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

10 of the most luxurious boutique hotels in Yorkshire for a stress-free break

In need of a relaxing night away? Yorkshire is home to a wealth of exquisite boutique hotels that offer the utmost in luxury, giving you the perfect excuse to pack a bag and head off for a well-deserved break. Here are 10 of the region's most stylish...

Friday, 13:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

Bank Holiday weather: What to expect hour-by-hour in Yorkshire over the next three days

The second bank holiday of May is almost upon us, but will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey? In general, over Yorkshire and the Humber there will be rain, occasionally heavy pushing north, being drier in the south...

Friday, 11:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

Magpie Recipe: Lobster tempura with Thai green mayo

Here is the latest recipe from the Magpie Cafe in Whitby. Ingredients 2 whole lobsters, dressed (half per portion) 300-400ml chilled sparkling water 150g plain flour, 100g cornflour, Half a teaspoon salt Half a teaspoon baking powder Oil for frying 4...

Friday, 11:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Gallery to show artistic perspective of North Yorks Moors

An exhibition which kicks off just before the Spring Bank Holiday will showcase the artistic perspective of the North York Moors National Park by a group of artists from East Anglia. The Moor Impressions Exhibition is now under way at the National...

Friday, 11:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Success for Whitby at Fishing News awards

Whitby had good reason to celebrate last night by landing a double at the Fishing News awards. The Magpie Cafe won the UK and Ireland’s coastal fish restaurant of the year at the industry’s glittering event, which took place in Aberdeen, while Arnold...

Friday, 09:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

9 things to do in Yorkshire over the May bank holiday weekend

The second bank holiday of the month is shortly upon us and with this comes the search for fun events and activities around Yorkshire. Yorkshire has a wide array of different events taking place throughout the region over the upcoming May bank holiday...

Thursday, 15:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Esk Valley Saturday rail service ‘no picnic’, fumes reader

Re the article ‘Spotlight on the Esk Valley Line’ (May 11): The person compiling the list for the Sunday Times, where the Esk Valley Line is named as one of the top summer days out, clearly did not take a Saturday trip during the summer months on the...

Thursday, 15:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Previously unpublished writer Julie joins ‘exclusive club’ of star authors

Fylingthorpe writer Julie Noble has been selected to go in an anthology, Common People, alongside leading writers including Malorie Blackman, Kid de Waal, Stuart Maconie and many more. Julie, a previously unpublished writer, was put forward for the...

Thursday, 15:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Warning issued to Yorkshire motorists planning on getting away over bank holiday

Drivers are being advised to plan for delays on popular routes this weekend as the bank holiday coincides with the start of half term and a spell of warm weather. WEATHER: Bank holiday scorcher predicted for Yorkshire Between 15-20 million UK...

Thursday, 13:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

Bank holiday scorcher predicted for Yorkshire

Get your shades, shorts, vests and barbecues at the ready. READ: How Yorkshire schools can issue £480 in fines for taking your children on holiday Yorkshire is set to enjoy the second scorching bank holiday weekend of the month over the coming days,...

Thursday, 12:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Further disruption to Yorkshire rail services as Northern workers walk out on strike

Rail passengers in Yorkshire face further disruption today as Northern staff stage a further 24-hour strike as a dispute over the role of guards rumbles on. Members of the RMT union have walked out on strike in the ongoing row over the safety of...

Thursday, 08:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

Here's when and why you'll start spotting learner drivers on motorways in Yorkshire

A huge shake-up into the process of how people learn to drive is about to come into effect. READ: Data shows women are better drivers – in theory And one of the big changes that has got a lot of people talking revolves around learner drivers being...

Thursday, 08:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

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