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Two kayakers rescued off Filey Brigg

Two kayakers were rescued after falling into the sea in a 'notorious' tideway. Filey's all-weather lifeboat crew were called to Filey Brigg at around 10.20am where the two men were struggling in a strong ebbing tide. Under the command of coxswain Neil...

3 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

North Yorkshire's fire crews called to seven grass fires in one night

FIREFIGHTERS IN North Yorkshire have been called to seven grass or woodland fires in just one night. The first call came in at 5.20pm yesterday, when crews from Malton, Sherburn, Knaresborough and York were called to a stubble field on fire in Norton,...

43 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Pride at zoo as Kumali celebrates birthday

Kumali, the leader of our pride of African lions here at Flamingo Land, turned 16 on Tuesday July 10! You may also recognise he also has a roller coaster here at the park named after him. It has been a time of celebration for another set of three...

yesterday, 18:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Summer pantomime touring Haven holiday parks

Haven is welcoming the touring pantomime, Aladdin Goes Pop! to Thornwick Bay, Primrose Valley, Reighton Sands and Blue Dolphin Holiday Parks this summer. Packed with well-known songs, Aladdin Goes Pop! is a brand-new adaptation of the magical story. A...

Saturday, 13:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

6 of Yorkshire’s best agricultural shows this summer if you missed the Great Yorkshire Show

From July 10-12, Harrogate hosted one of the year’s most popular agricultural shows: the Great Yorkshire Show. However, if you didn’t get the chance to attend this annual event, but would still like to attend a superb agricultural show in Yorkshire,...

Friday, 12:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

Buy a brick to show your support for Maggie’s Yorkshire cancer centre

Yorkshire’s first cancer centre for patients from across the region is expected to open next year after almost a decade in the pipeline. But a final push is needed to raised the remaining £300,000 that will help to complete the ambitious plans for...

Friday, 12:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Scarborough man wins $49K in World Series of Poker

Former McCain factory worker Ashley Locker has switched his chips and now earns a living playing poker. Ashley is celebrating his biggest win to date after the 26-year-old cashed in $49,330, around £37,199, after finishing 195th in the 888poker...

Friday, 11:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

Friday the 13th: The superstitious origins surrounding this ill-fated day

At least once a year, the feared day of Friday the 13th occurs, a day which is surrounded by superstitions and the common belief that this day is of an extremely unlucky nature. Today is the second Friday the 13th of 2018, but where exactly did this...

Friday, 10:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

Benefits change could leave North Yorkshire children without only hot meal of day

Some pupils in North Yorkshire who could claim free school meals five years ago are no longer eligible for them. Children can claim free school meals if their parents receive certain benefits. As the number of benefit claimants in England has dropped...

Friday, 10:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Thousands of pounds worth of tools stolen from Scarborough Skills Village

Around £5,500 worth of power tools has been stolen from Scarborough's Skills Village - which was set up to train young people. Between 5pm on Wednesday 4 July and 9am on Thursday 5 July, a shipping container was broken in to at the Constructions...

Friday, 09:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

High Tides - July 13 to July 20

SCARBOROUGH Take a look at this week's high tide times for the Scarborough area: FRI 13 04.49 17.15 5.9(m) SAT 14 05.35 18.05 6.0(m) SUN 15 06.21 18.55 5.9(m) MON 16 07.08 19.44 5.8(m) TUE 17 07.56 20.36 5.5(m) WED 18 08.47 21.30 5.3(m) THU 19 09.42...

Friday, 09:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

One of the world's hottest cheeses is available in Yorkshire and it's 300 TIMES hotter than Jalapeños

If you like your food hot, then this could a new item to add to your shopping list. READ: Morrisons launch £5 ‘Volcanic Vindaloo’ TWO HUNDRED times hotter than tabasco Yorkshire supermarket giant Morrisons have created a cheese infused with chillies...

Friday, 09:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire as Storm Chris makes its way to the UK

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. Storm Chris is threatening to bring a change in weather conditions and a yellow weather warning is...

Friday, 07:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Search for missing diver 'scaled down'

A major search for a 74-year-old diver missing off the Scarborough coast has been ‘scaled down’. A Scarborough man, who has not yet been named, was diving a wreck two miles off the coast when he failed to surface on Sunday afternoon. It is believed...

Thursday, 17:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Schools in North Yorkshire are excluding more children with autism

The number of autistic children being excluded from schools in North Yorkshire has shot up, amid warnings that vulnerable students are being “failed” by the education system across England. Data from the Department for Education has revealed that 51...

Thursday, 17:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

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