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German rapper wows pupils in pop concert

Whitby youngsters enjoyed a concert – and got to improve their German at the same time – thanks to a top rapper. More than 400 children from Eskdale, Caedmon College Whitby and other schools further afield packed into Whitby Pavilion to enjoy the...

yesterday, 20:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

A danger to life and colder than Iceland: How cold will it get and when will the Beast from the East arrive...

The Beast from the East is on its way toward Britain and forecasters are warning the life-threatening temperatures could see Yorkshire colder than Iceland. The Met Office has urged people to take extra special care with the elderly and the young as...

yesterday, 14:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Whitby woman Megan bids to raise cash for 10-week stay in Africa

A Whitby woman is holding a fundraiser this Saturday (Feb 24) as she prepares for a trip to Ghana, where she will be volunteering for a charity. Megan Collis, 24, of Oak Road, will be working with Challenges Worldwide ICS to help people in the African...

yesterday, 14:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Keeping up with Whitby news ... at Cook’s ‘local’ by the River Thames

A Gazette-reading couple were amazed to visit a pub by the Thames in London and see Victorian photographs of Whitby and the Gazette on the bar available for customers. The newspaper has been sent to The Prospect of Whitby at Wapping for two years...

yesterday, 13:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

Whitby Hospital redevelopment gets £12m boost

Health leaders have welcomed news that the £11.9million Whitby Hospital redevelopment can move to its next phase after a commitment to funding. NHS Property Services (NHSPS), as the owner of the site, has now confirmed it can commit to funding the...

Wednesday, 15:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

Calling all to Sport Relief Mile in Harrogate 2018

Harrogate Borough Council is supporting this year’s Sport Relief initiative by hosting a Sport Relief Mile on Sunday 18 March - and the call is going out for people to sign up to take part. Local heroes from the Harrogate district and beyond will be...

Wednesday, 15:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Star Inn the Harbour to host Michelin Guest Chef evening

The Star Inn The Harbour will be hosting the first of in its programme of Michelin Guest Chef evenings on Thursday (Feb 23). Featuring Whitby-born Andrew Pern, the restaurant’s Managing Director alongside his longtime friend, James Mackenzie of...

Wednesday, 10:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

Whitby man arrested for alleged dangerous driving on the A171

Police are appealing for a witness to come forward after an incident of suspected dangerous driving on the A171 near Whitby this morning. At 6.35am, a gold-coloured BMW on the A171 heading towards Whitby performed an overtaking manoeuver, causing an...

Tuesday, 14:03 in Yorkshire & Humber

Dressage rider backs horse safety campaign

Whitby dressage rider Cara Shardlow is backing North Yorkshire Police’s campaign to promote awareness of horse rider safety on the roads. Last year, the force worked closely with the British Horse Society to make our roads a safer place – this is...

Tuesday, 11:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

'The best fish and chips are made in Whitby and are served in a copy of the Whitby Gazette' - James Martin

Did you see the Whitby Gazette on national TV at the weekend? The paper played a starring role as TV chef James Martin served up a stunning portion of fish and chips for Michael Parkinson - all with a Whitby theme. Preparing the dish, Mr Martin said:...

Monday, 14:13 in Yorkshire & Humber

Suspected drug dealer jumped in duck pond: Police chase in Scarborough's Peasholm Park

A SUSPECTED drug dealer jumped into a duck pond in Scarborough's Peasholm Park in a bid to evade police during a foot chase. Detectives approached a man and a teenager who they believed were acting suspiciously in Scarborough at around 1.40pm on...

Monday, 13:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Hannah takes up new post as firm expands

North Yorkshire Law has welcomed two new starters to its Scarborough and Whitby practices. Hannah Dowling, 26, has started in the Conveyancing department as Conveyancing Assistant and is based in Whitby. Hannah is studying Law through The Open...

Monday, 13:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Airy Hill School news: Pupils ‘over the moon’ with space project

The man on the moon, Harry Potter and bird ringing have been keeping youngsters at Whitby’s Airy Hill School occupied over the first half of the spring term. Here is the latest monthly round-up of their activities. Nursery Our new Nursery children...

Monday, 08:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

View from the Zoo: Both rhino species are on endangered list

At Flamingo Land we are very lucky to have both black rhinoceros as well as white rhinoceros and this week we will be letting you know the differences between the two species. We have four black rhinos, one 24-year-old male called Baringo and our...

Sunday, 18:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

Letter: With the Dowager Lady Normanby, there would be no Cook Museum

May I add to your notice about the Dowager Lady Normanby whose life you recounted? The Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Grape Lane was her brainchild. Without her, there would be no museum! Approached by the then owner of the building, Canon Morris,...

Sunday, 08:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

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