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Storm Bronagh set to hit Yorkshire with heavy rain and strong winds

The past few days have seen Storm Ali hit the UK with wet and windy weather conditions, but now Storm Bronagh is out in full force. Today’s intense low-pressure system, now known as Storm Bronagh, will hit parts of the UK with strong winds and heavy...

yesterday, 15:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

This is how new council office could look

Bridlington Town Council has revealed the first artist’s impressions of how its new offices in the town centre could look. As exclusively revealed in the Free Press last week, councillors want to buy a disused restaurant in Marshall Avenue and...

yesterday, 14:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

Hospital strike action could be called off

A planned 48-hour strike by staff at Bridlington and Scarborough Hospitals could be halted after a significant development. Porters and cleaners voted last week to walk out for 48 hours over planned changes to their employment contracts. Today, trade...

yesterday, 12:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

Pop megastar Ed Sheeran confirms two concerts in Roundhay Park, Leeds next summer

It's official - Ed Sheeran will play two outdoor gigs in Leeds next summer. The pop superstar has announced two dates in Roundhay Park on Friday August 16 and Saturday August 17. Gallery: The summer Genesis played in Roundhay Park Tickets will go on...

yesterday, 11:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harry and Meghan’s thank you for pupils’ wedding poems

Even with the best of intentions, it can take quite a while to get round to sending thank you letters after your wedding day. But when yours was the most high-profile ceremony of the year, watched by millions of people around the world, replying to...

Wednesday, 15:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

A sizzling summer for Bridlington thanks to the heatwave

The summer heatwave brought thousands more people to Bridlington, with major tourist attractions reporting an increase in visitor numbers. Even though 2017 was generally considered to be a great summer season for Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire...

Wednesday, 14:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

Vote for your favourite beach in the Bridlington area

We've enjoyed a bumper summer - with the heatwave bringing thousands of visitors flocking to the coast. But which is your favourite beach in our area? We've picked six of the best and you can vote on which one is top of your list.

Wednesday, 14:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

VOTE: Should you be fined for staying in a loading bay longer than five minutes?

A Bridlington business owner is appealing after he was given a ticket for staying in a loading bay outside his shop for 17 minutes. Nick Higginson will have to pay £70 if his attempt to get the fine overturned fails. Read more here. A warden said he...

Wednesday, 12:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Parking wardens should use their loaf, says Bridlington baker given a £70 ticket

A town centre trader has called for parking wardens to show more common sense rather than penalising small businesses using loading bays. Nick Higginson’s van was left outside his bakery for 17 minutes last week - enough time for him to be given a...

Wednesday, 12:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

A passion for fashion pays off for Jasmine

Students Jasmine McCann has designs on a career in the fashion industry after being award a scholarship by the Lords Feoffees. The 19-year-old completed a BTEC Diploma in Fashion at East Riding College earlier this year and won a place at the...

Wednesday, 11:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Book your places on the Santa Dash

Bridlington’s Santa Dash is returning for a second year - and you can join the crowds jogging along the seafront in Father Christmas costumes. Organised by Bridlington Lions Club, it is taking place on Sunday, December 2. Runners can use the event to...

Wednesday, 10:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Pushing the Boe-t out: Singer Alfie films documentary with Fleetwood’s lifeboat crew

Fleetwood singer Alfie Boe swapped his slick suit for a life jacket as he joined Fleetwood’s RNLI volunteers for training. A spokesman for the lifeboat charity, which works to keep the Fylde coast safe year-round, said the opera star was “filming for...

Wednesday, 09:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

No TVs, no music, no wi-fi - take a look inside Bridlington's most unusual pub

Timber floors and open fires, cask ales and peace and quiet – some of the features which have earned the Board Inn a place in The Good Beer Guide 2019. The beer-lovers' bible has included the pub in Old Town for the first time and describes it as ‘ a...

Wednesday, 09:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

Getting knives off the streets of Bridlington

Bridlington Police Station is taking part in a national initiative to get the number of knives on our streets down. As part of Operation Sceptre, which launched today, a sealed bin has been put in place at the station in Ashville Street and members of...

Tuesday, 14:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

Road reopens after burst water main

The main Bridlington-to-Flamborough reopened earlier today after almost a week of disruption. The B1255 was closed last Wednesday morning because of a burst water main which flooded the carriageway. Initially, Yorkshire Water had hoped to have the...

Tuesday, 12:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

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