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Winter parking charges ‘could put tourists off Whitby’

The borough council are currently looking at introducing winter parking charges on off-street car parks in Whitby. The decision has been called in by an independent councillor as there is a school of thought that introduction of charges could damage...

34 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Bright futures ahead for Whitby A-level students

The wait is finally over for Whitby students who have been waiting for their A-level results. Flying Hall School and Caedmon College have announced their A-level results this morning. Figures show that Flying Hall School students had 100% pass rate...

today, 12:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

High Tides - August 18 to August 25

WHITBY Here are the forthcoming high tide times for Whitby: SAT 18 09.52 22.28 4.7(m) SUN 19 10.54 23.30 4.5(m) MON 20 12.07 00.43 4.5(m) TUE 21 ***** 13.29 4.5(m) WED 22 01.56 14.37 4.6(m) THU 23 02.53 15.27 4.8(m) FRI 24 03.38 16.07 5.0(m) SAT 25...

today, 12:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Spectacular weekend at 178th Whitby Regatta

The 178th Whitby Regatta delivered a fantastic weekend of entertainment, despite the blow of losing the Red Arrows on Sunday. There was a variety of different attractions at the free, three-day event, from the traditional rowing races, bonny baby...

today, 12:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

College students impress with STEM skills

Youngsters from Caedmon College Whitby battled for the S prize as they wowed readers with their knowledge of subjects,from how plastic in the ocean affects marine life, to dark matter. The STEM project was run in conjunction with Whitby company...

today, 12:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Rise in car thefts in North Yorkshire, latest police data reveals

Car thefts increased last year in North Yorkshire according to the latest police recorded crime figures, likely propelled by an increase in keyless cars. The trend has led vehicle manufacturers to demand tighter controls on the “open sale” of...

today, 11:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Woman taken to hospital after chip pan fire at house near Whitby

A woman was taken to hospital yesterday after a chip pan caught fire in a house near Whitby. Crews from Lythe and Robins Hoods Bay were called to reports of a kitchen fire at a property in the village of Briggswath shortly after 6.30pm yesterday. Also...

today, 09:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

What is Class B drug ‘monkey dust’ and why is it so dangerous?

There has been a recent surge in the use of ‘monkey dust’, a new drug that can allegedly cause users to run into traffic and attempt to climb buildings. Police are now warning the public against the use of this highly dangerous drug, which has seen a...

yesterday, 16:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Necklace pays tribute to return of sea giants

Yorkshire’s oldest Whitby Jet jeweller has paid homage to one of Whitby’s oldest returning visitors – the whale. W Hamond, which has been manufacturing jewellery using the famous black mineral since 1860, released a brand new ‘whale tail’ necklace in...

yesterday, 16:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Lisa Winward confirmed as North Yorkshire Police's new Chief Constable

The appointment of North Yorkshire Police's new Chief Constable has been confirmed after a public hearing to assess her skills, qualities and experience. Lisa Winward, who had been put forward as the preferred candidate by the county's police and...

yesterday, 15:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

North Yorkshire house prices down by 0.3% in June

House prices in North Yorkshire declined slightly, by 0.3%, in June, despite witnessing a 2.7% rise over the last 12 months The latest data from the Office of National Statistics shows that the average property in the area sold for £216,597 - below...

yesterday, 14:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

A-Level students can claim free dough balls from Pizza Express on results day

A-Level results day is almost upon us and food outlets are now marking this by giving out free food to students. Nandos, KFC and now Pizza Express are all offering free goodies for students collecting their A-Level results on Thursday (August 16). If...

yesterday, 14:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

A quarter of people in Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby have never tried to book an NHS dentist appointment

A quarter of people in Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby have never tried to book themselves an appointment with an NHS dentist, as they increasingly prefer to use private services. The British Dental Association (BDA) said people are being pushed...

yesterday, 14:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

All the places students can claim free food on A-Level results day

A-Levels results day is almost upon us and certain food outlets are now marking the occasion by giving out free food to students. These are all the places students can get free food on A-Level Results day. Nandos Students who receive A-level exam...

yesterday, 13:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

North Yorkshire Police tells drivers to 'expect the unexpected' after this incident on the A169 near Malton

This was the scene facing police and motorists on the A169 near Malton yesterday. A tractor had to swerve to avoid a car, causing the plough it was carrying to fall off into the road, blocking it in both directions. Also in news: 'One fix killed him'...

yesterday, 12:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

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