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Exciting era as Flamingo Land teaching area to be transformed

As the school bell rings on the last day of term, children excitedly hurry home to start their long summer vacation whilst up and down the country, teachers breathe a collective sigh of relief. The end of the academic year also marks the end of...

yesterday, 19:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

Have whale of a time looking for dolphins

The team at RSPB Bempton Cliffs will be taking part in this year’s National Whale and Dolphin Watch Week and is hoping residents and holidaymakers will join the fins fun. Visitors to the nature reserve will have the chance to monitor the marine...

yesterday, 19:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

Revamped village hall ready for hire

Burton Fleming Village Hall has been transformed with new doors and windows and a new maple sprung floor. The revamp was achieved by lots of hard work, with the committee and village residents raising £12,000 over the past three years. They also...

Saturday, 13:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

This is how new housing estate will look

Planning permission has been granted for the first stage of the Bridlington masterplan, which will see around 1,500 new homes built to the north of the town. Gleeson Homes announced last December that it had been chosen to build 164 two, three and...

Friday, 21:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Send us your pictures of One Summer's Day in Bridlington

Summer has truly arrived and as the temperatures continue to rise everybody is looking for any excuse to have fun in the sun. And whether it’s heading out for a family picnic, enjoying a leisurely stroll at a favourite beauty spot, taking to the water...

Friday, 17:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

What is balconing? Foreign Office warns Brits on holiday in Spain

More than 12 million British nationals visit Spain every year, and although most visits are trouble-free, the Foreign Office is now warning visitors about the risk of ‘balconing’. What is ‘balconing’? ‘Balconing’ involves the act of jumping into into...

Friday, 17:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Dangerous tropical illnesses commonly caught abroad – and how to avoid them

Although travelling to tropical countries can be exciting, it always carries some risk of potentially falling ill. For the most part, getting sick on holiday is usually limited to a dodgy stomach bug, but in some cases this can be a lot more serious....

Friday, 17:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Stunning new monument to honour village heroes

A striking new addition is on the way to Flamborough School to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. A steel sculpture of two soldiers will be installed either side of a new memorial stone listing the names of more than 40 former pupils who...

Friday, 14:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Do dock leaves cure nettle stings? Here's what to do if you get stung

For centuries dock leaves have been used by many as a simple way to stop the pain of nettle stings, but do they actually help or is it simply a placebo effect? There are numerous home remedies which all claim to be the best way to cure nettle stings,...

Friday, 14:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

High Tides - July 20 to July 27

BRIDLINGTON Here is this week's high tide times for Bridlington: Fri 20 1105 5.4(m) 2349 4.9(m) Sat 21 1212 5.1(m) 0055 4.8(m) Sun 22 **** *** 1324 4.9(m) Mon 23 0203 4.8(m) 1434 4.9(m) Tue 24 0303 4.9(m) 1531 5.1(m) Wed 25 0353 5.2(m) 1619 5.3(m) Thu...

Friday, 14:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Get on your bike and enjoy Yorkshire's cycle highways

School’s out for summer and the team behind West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s £60m CityConnect programme are encouraging more people to cycle and walk during the holidays. At 14km the award-winning CityConnect Bradford Leeds Cycle Superhighway is...

Thursday, 16:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next three days

Will the weather in Yorkshire this weekend be bright and sunny or bleak and grey? Here’s the weather forecast for Yorkshire over the next three days. In general, temperatures will still be warm, reaching peaks of around 24C, with it also feeling quite...

Thursday, 16:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Village headteacher makes instant impact

The headteacher at one of the area’s smallest schools has celebrated the end of his first year in charge with an impressive report from Ofsted. Luke Fletcher’s work has been highlighted in an inspection report for Boynton Primary School. He said: “I...

Thursday, 14:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

Top family events to keep children happy this week

120th Bishop Wilton Show Top of Garrowby Hill (post code YO42 1TD) Attractions at the show this Saturday (21 July) include the usual classes, children’s sports, a fun dog show, stunt bike riding, horse classes, tug of war, vintage car display and...

Thursday, 14:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

Theatre’s drone plea

Do you have a drone which can fly over the rooftops in Bridlington? The Spotlight Theatre is looking for someone who can capture footage from the air to help to promote the venue. It wants to show the capture the journey from the town to Spotlight in...

Thursday, 14:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

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