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Conductors set to strike on day Tour comes to Whitby

The planned one day rail strike by conductors unhappy about possible one man operation of trains is going ahead on Friday. The announcement is set to cause disruptions, with some road closures set to be in place for the Tour de Yorkshire. Northern Railwa

26 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Police arrest five men and recover high-value goods following east coast operation

North Yorkshire Police is investigating a group of men from West Yorkshire suspected of stealing thousands of pounds worth of goods from vehicles in the Whitby and Humberside areas. Four of the five suspects were arrested on the A171 towards Scarborough

today, 09:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Stinger device used in police investigation over Yorkshire vehicle thefts

A stinger device was used by police to stop a car as part of an investigation into group of men suspected of stealing thousands of pounds worth of goods from vehicles. North Yorkshire Police is investigating the West Yorkshire suspects relating to thefts

yesterday, 19:20 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

The Tour de Yorkshire arrives this weekend. We've selected some of the best vantage points to watch the three-stage race pass through. Remember, stay safe and keep your distance from the riders and support vehicles.

yesterday, 14:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

SKYPE VIDEO: Fashion blogger Susie Bubble inspires women tech creators at Leeds International Festival

Girl power comes to Leeds International Festival when fashion blogger Susie Bubble joins a panel inspiring more women to become tech creators. Empowering Women with Tech, a one-day conference, features female industry leaders as diverse as host broadcast

yesterday, 13:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Voice auditions are coming to Scarborough

ITV's The Voice are holding auditions in Scarborough to find talent for the new series of the popular show. Scarborough musicians are encouraged to go along to perform in front of talent scouts at Everley Country House Cafe, Hackness on May 16. People au

yesterday, 11:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Will it snow in Yorkshire today?

The spring cold snap has begun - can we expect snow today. Wintry showers are likely to bring snow on higher ground and sleet or hail in the cities.

yesterday, 09:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tributes paid to Heartbeat author

Tributes have been paid to Peter Walker, the author of the books behind the Heartbeat TV series, who died aged 80. Mr Walker, who wrote under the pen name Nicholas Rhea, was best known for the Constable stories, which provided the inspiration for the hug

yesterday, 09:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

Two arrested in Whitby after suspected class A drugs found

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs in Whitby. Police were alerted to a Vauxhall Combo van being driven suspiciously at about 5.40pm on Saturday, April 22 on Haggersgate, Whitby. With the assistance o

yesterday, 07:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police fear dealers are 'deliberately contaminating' deadly Yorkshire heroin batches

Heroin users are again being warned about deadly batches of the drug being circulated in Yorkshire that police fear dealers are "deliberately contaminating" with substances which could be 200 times more potent. Enquiries have led police to...

Monday, 19:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

E4's Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters in Whitby

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo? Well you could be in luck as Channel 4's Tattoo Fixers are looking for people from Whitby to appear on the show. Participants will get the chance to have a regrettable tattoo covered up by one of the three top ink arti

Monday, 14:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Heartbeat author Peter Walker dies aged 80

The writer behind the popular television series Heartbeat, which was filmed in Goathland, has died. Peter Walker, 80, who wrote under the pen name Nicholas Rhea, was best known for the Constable stories, which provided the inspiration for the hugely popu

Monday, 12:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tour de Yorkshire preview: What you need to know about this weekend’s big event

THE Tour de Yorkshire will be an opportunity for Yorkshire’s local communities to present themselves and the county to the world as never before, the chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire says. Sir Gary Verity said the giant “land art” projects planned

Monday, 12:13 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire weather: A chilly week ahead

Temperatures will fall dramatically in Yorkshire this week - and snow is even predicted. Wintry showers are expected on low ground, with proper snow on the hills.

Monday, 11:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

Goathland youngsters in walk for picnic benches

Youngsters in Goathland completed a sponsored walk from Goathland Village Hall to Grosmont railway station down the Rail Trail. The event was organised by the Goathland Play Area Parents Group to help raise funds to buy some picnic benches. The play area

Monday, 09:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

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