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Church events mark 20 years since blaze

Twenty years ago this month, Emmanuel Church reopened its doors after a devastating fire reduced the old church to ruins. With its distinctive wave-shaped roof and seaside interior décor, the church looked very different from its predecessor, yet...

today, 16:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sir Greg Knight admits to 'serious concerns' about Brexit deal

Bridlington MP Sir Greg Knight says he has still not decided if he will back the Primer Minister's provisional Brexit deal. Sir Greg, who voted to leave the European Union, said he was a still digesting details of Theresa May's plans for Britain’s...

today, 13:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

Flood warnings issued for Yorkshire as 'large and powerful' storms hit coast

Flooding is set to hit several towns on the Yorkshire coast today with 'large and powerful waves' set to overcome sea defences. The Environment Agency has issued warnings for Sandsend and Bridlington as well as an alert for Whitby: Flood Warning -...

today, 13:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

Championship wrestling is heading to the Yorkshire coast

After its return to terrestrial TV this year, wrestling is going on tour and heading to Scarborough. The first match has been announced for the date at Scarborough Spa and the WOS Championship will be on the line when champion ‘Superhuman’ Justin...

today, 12:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Flood warning in force for Yorkshire Coast

The Environment Agency has issued flood warning for Sandsend and Bridlington this morning. Flooding is possible in Sandsend between 15.30pm and 17.30pm today (Tuesday 20th November) and further forecast for 03.45am and 05.15am tomorrow (Wednesday 21st...

today, 11:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

Whitby water quality is excellent for fourth year in a row

Whitby's beach is one of the best in the country when it comes to water quality, new tests show. The Government's latest statistics show that it had the top score for the fourth successive year - but Scarborough South Bay was classed as 'poor' for the...

today, 10:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

Scarborough South Bay fails water quality tests again

One of the hottest summers for years brought tourists flocking to the coast - but one of Scarborough's favourite spots has failed the latest bathing water quality tests. The Government's latest statistics show that South Bay was classed as 'poor' for...

today, 10:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

Almost half of dog owners break Highway Code when driving with pets

Large numbers of dog owners risk substantial fines and penalty points by allowing their pets to roam freely in a vehicle while in transit, research shows. An independent survey conducted by bootliner manufacturer Hatchbag revealed that 45% of dog...

today, 10:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

Children In Need challenge sees Paul go to work as Tigger

Every year, he accepts a challenge which includes a fancy dress commute. This year, Paul Robinson has donned a bright orange costume and boarded the train from Bridlington to Beverley dressed as Tigger. He will bounce around as Winnie The Pooh's best...

today, 09:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Muntons fire - no casualties but machinery destroyed

Muntons has praised the quick response of the fire brigade after the blaze which broke out at the weekend. Humberside Fire and Rescue Service said the blaze on Saturday evening was in a 70m high building and had spread to four silos, charring timber...

yesterday, 20:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

Flood warning for Bridlington - expect large and powerful waves

A flood warning has been issued for the area around Bridlington harbour over the next 36 hours. The Environment Agency says 'large and powerful waves are expected to overtop sea defences as a result of high spring tides and strong winds'. It says...

yesterday, 18:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Here are the incidents fire crews attended in Bridlington over the weekend

Bridlington firefighters have attended five incidents in the last 48 hours - including a large area of woodland which was alight this morning On Saturday evening, they were called to the Muntons factory in Jewison Lane, Sewerby. The fire in a 70m high...

yesterday, 13:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Extraordinary People Awards: See our photos from the ceremony

Bridlington's unsung community heroes were honoured at the third Extraordinary People Awards. Organised by the Promenades Shopping Centre, the event recognises individuals, businesses and organisations who have made a positive difference to life in...

yesterday, 12:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

Editor-in-Chief’s letter on new ownership of Johnston Press titles

Dear reader, You may have seen or heard reports over the weekend that the owner of your newspaper and website, Johnston Press, was placed into administration. Today we can announce we are owned by a new operating company – called JPIMedia – under a...

yesterday, 10:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Bridlington Business column with East Riding of Yorkshire Council adviser Christine Brown.

When people think of a night time economy, their first thought will often be toward bars and restaurants providing a service and a destination for consumers. While this can be perceived as true for the night time economy of Bridlington there are many...

Saturday, 12:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

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