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Game of Thrones, Star Wars and Dracula stars set to appear at Whitby Comic-Con

Husband and wife actors Julian Glover and Isla Blair – who between them have starred in The Empire Strikes Back, Game of Thrones and Johnny English Reborn – are the special guests at Whitby Comic-Con later this month. The pair will be making an...

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Missing 76-year-old Stockton man believed to be travelling to Whitby, Scarborough, Leeds or Gateshead

Cleveland Police are appealing to trace a vulnerable 76-year-old man. Trevor Cook left his home in Stockton, near Middlesbrough, at around 9am on Thursday April 4. Police say that Trevor requires medication which he does not have with him. The...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber

Mass objection to plans to build 49 new homes on Scarborough's Lady Edith's Drive

More than 160 people have objected to a plan build 49 new homes on a parcel of land in Scarborough and next week the borough council’s planning committee will be asked to give the scheme the green light. Stephen Hughes has applied to Scarborough...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber

Lack of resources in town hall planning departments stifling economic development and investment in...

A lack of resources and enthusiasm in council planning departments is holding back economic development in parts of Yorkshire and putting off potential investors, a leading business figure warned last night. Bridget Meynell, the President of the York...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber

Flamingo Land gets the go-ahead for Ryedale hotel expansion plans

A new investment in the area's tourist industry has been given the green light by Ryedale Council's planning committee. The scheme will see a major development at Ashfield Country Manor Hotel, Kirby Misperton, by its owners Flamingo Land, of a...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber

Scarborough French restaurant Lazenby's presents cheque to RNLI

A French evening at Lazenby’s bistro has raised £195 for Scarborough RNLI. Lazenby’s in York place was one of about 50 restaurants in the UK which took part in a global celebration of French gastronomy in March. The annual Goût de France / Good France...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber

North Yorkshire Water Park set for expansion

An aqua park based on a lake near Scarborough is set to be granted permission to allow it to be expanded into a major attraction. The Dawnay Estates has applied to Scarborough Borough Council for planning consent to expand the North Yorkshire Water...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber

This weekend's weather - is the cold snap set to continue?

The cold snap we've been experiencing this week has come as a bit of a shock after a mild February and warmer than usual March. But is it set to carry on this weekend? - > Driver arrested on suspicion of drug driving as car comes off road and...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber

Proudfoot cash for SJT outreach project

The Stephen Joseph Theatre has thanked the staff and customers of The Proudfoot Group for their generous donation of £2,500 which will help fund their community and outreach work in the local area. The funds were raised in Proudfoot stores from the...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber

Public urged to report irresponsible driving following speeding incidents near Filey

Members of the public have been urged to report incidents of irresponsible driving. It comes after a number of reports of "inconsiderate" driving or speeding in Muston, near Filey. A spokesperson from North Yorkshire Police said: "Local...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber

GCHQ reveal secret site for the first time

GCHQ has revealed for the first time the location that was its London base. The Intelligence, Cyber and Security Agency, which also has a base in Scarborough, has revealed it has been operating unknown to the public for more than 66 years from a...

5 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber

The candidates for parish council elections have been announced

Scarborough council have announced the list of candidates for the upcoming parish council elections. Sixty-six candidates across seven parish councils within the borough of Scarborough will stand for election on Thursday May 2. The parish councils...

4 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber

Here are the candidates standing for Scarborough Borough Council in the May election

The names of those people standing for election to Scarborough Borough Council in May’s local election have been revealed. In total, 46 councillors will represent 20 wards on Scarborough Council, a reduction from 50 councillors and 25 wards four years...

4 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber

Meeting called to discuss plans for North Yorkshire’s healthcare groups

An Extraordinary Governing Body meeting has been called to discuss joint governance arrnagements for the clinical commissiong groups across North Yorkshire. The meeting as Committees in Common for NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical...

4 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber

Former Yorkshire supercar salesman who tried to use laser jammer to dodge speeding fines is jailed

A supercar salesman has been jailed for perverting the course of justice after fitting a laser jammer to his company car to avoid getting points on his licence. Nicholas Burke was caught using the device to scramble a signal from a North Yorkshire...

4 April 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber

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