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Senior Tory councillor Mike Jordan joins Yorkshire Party in protest at Government’s devolution stance

A senior Conservative councillor has quit and joined the Yorkshire Party in protest at Ministers’ handling of the ongoing devolution saga, The Yorkshire Post can reveal. Mike Jordan, who has served on Selby District Council since 2007, and on North...

31 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Three fire crews tackle a barn fire in North Yorkshire hamlet

Fire crews from across North Yorkshire were called to a barn fire near Scarborough today. Crews from Whitby, Scarborough and Filey used two hose reels to put out the blaze at the building in Harwood Dale along with ceiling hooks, pitch forks and farm...

today, 03:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

North Yorkshire vet paralysed in bull attack vows to walk again as rescue mission features in TV series

A vet is planning to do a sponsored walk using a zimmer frame in aid of two organisations that helped him when he was left paralysed after a bull he was treating attacked him. Chris Cundall, 63, was called to a farm close to his Scarborough practice...

yesterday, 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....

yesterday, 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...

yesterday, 17:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Stereophonics rock Scarborough's Open Air Theatre

Welsh rock band Stereophonics thrilled the crowd at Scarborough's Open Air Theatre last night as the theatre's barnstorming summer season continues. The band, who have notched up six number one albums, were preceded by support acts Atlantic Machine...

yesterday, 17:09 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,...

yesterday, 14:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

High Tides - July 20 to July 27

SCARBOROUGH Take a look at this week's high tide times for Scarborough: FRI 20 10.42 23.31 4.8(m) SAT 21 11.49 00.37 4.7(m) SUN 22 12.57 ***** 4.8(m) MON 23 01.40 14.01 4.8(m) TUE 24 02.36 14.56 4.8(m) WED 25 03.23 15.44 4.9(m) THU 26 04.05 16.27...

yesterday, 14:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Helmsley firms shout about contest plans

Businesses in Helmsley are shouting out about some of their ideas as they celebrate this weekend’s town crier competition. The Helmsley Invitational National Town Criers Competition for The Magna Carta Trophy, on Saturday (21 July), is the first to be...

Thursday, 18:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Former Pickering town clerk jailed for raping teenage pupil

A former Pickering town clerk has been jailed for 17 years for raping a teenager in the 1990s – while he was a teacher at a top school. James Andrew Husband, known as Andrew, has been found guilty of and sentenced for five counts of indecent assault...

Thursday, 16:54 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

Celebrations for Scarborough Seafest’s 20th anniversary

Scarborough Seafest is celebrating its 20th anniversary, this weekend, with a fun-filled maritime-themed weekend. The three-day event at South Bay will give visitors a chance to dive into years of fishing history in the North East alongside more than...

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

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, 12:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Winner of Old Peculier crime writing prize will be announced in Harrogate today

The winner of crime writing’s most wanted accolade, the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year, will be announced in Harrogate today. The shortlisted six were whittled down from a longlist of 18 titles. They are: Mick Herron: Spook Street Val...

Thursday, 12:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

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