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North York Moors ‘faces biggest threat in four decades’

The North York Moors “is more threatened now than at any time in the last four decades” says campaigner Tom Chadwick, who today joins calls for the Government to demonstrate its commitment to protecting England’s National Parks.

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Firefighters dealt with a suspected arson last night.

Car totally destroyed in suspected arson attack near Scarborough

FIREFIGHTERS WERE called to the scene of a suspected arson attack near Scarborough last night.


In pictures: 23rd Victorian Weekend at Robin Hood’s Bay

THE cobbled streets of Robin Hood’s Bay were reminiscent of a Dickensian drama when the coastal village held its annual Victorian Weekend.


In pictures: Whitby hosts second Krampus run

A CLOVEN-HOOFED Christmas creature led the second Whitby Krampus run as it wounds its way through the coastal town yesterday.


Call for new focus for library buildings

A new strategy to make libraries more sustainable has been unveiled by Government, encouraging centres to follow in the footsteps of “trailblazing” services such as those in York.


‘When, not if’: Tour de France will return to Yorkshire, promises director

TOUR DE France director Christian Prudhomme says it is a case of ‘when, not if’ the greatest cycling spectacle in the world returns to Yorkshire.

Walks and Cycling
A Christmas tree made by a woman in York, paying tribute to all the celebrities who died in 2016.

Twitter loves these Christmas tree angels representing stars we lost in 2016

A woman in York has caused a minor sensation on social media by using the angel decorations on her Christmas tree to pay tribute to celebrities who have died in 2016.


Video: Full route for 2017 Tour de Yorkshire cycle race

Two Unesco World Heritage sites, four corners of the county and a famous bridge damaged in the floods of last Christmas will all play a role in the third annual Tour de Yorkshire cycle race next April.

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Kate Rusby recently released the album Life in a Paper Boat.

Music interview: Kate Rusby

Folk singer Kate Rusby is on her now customary, and very popular, pre-Christmas tour. She spoke to Duncan Seaman.

Date:25th November 2016. Picture James Hardisty.
York Minster's advent wreath been assembled and then raised beneath the central Tower. The advent wreath measures four meters in diameter, and it's believed to be the largest suspended advent wreath in any cathedal or church in this country.

Classical review

Where to see the Messiah

Have a break, have a breakthrough

KitKat break-through: They’ve discovered how to cut 40pc of the sugar, without affecting the taste

Nestle claims it has discovered a way to drastically reduce the amount of sugar in its chocolate bars.

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Leeds cycle theft hotspots revealed

Leeds cycle theft hotspots revealed

Leeds has been named as the sixth worst UK city for bike thefts.

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Appeal for witnesses after Pocklington assault

A pedestrian was left with facial injuries in Pocklington after a motorist got out of his vehicle and assaulted him.

Sue Fisher, Director of Development at Ampleforth Abbey and College  walking by the abbey

As its monks win £3m from the lottery, Downton’s creator says it all started at Ampleforth

IT IS one of Yorkshire’s most significant abbeys yet also, perhaps, its most secluded. But an injection of nearly £3m from the national lottery could soon change that.

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Yp Comment: Railways epitomise rip-off Britain

Yp Comment: Railways epitomise rip-off Britain

FOR years, a lack of transparency over ticket prices on the country’s railways has epitomised rip-off Britain at its very worst.

Phones stolen from York shoppers

Phones stolen from York shoppers

Police have issued CCTV images of two women they would like to speak to after mobile phones were stolen from shoppers in York.

Enid and Peter Nutland (l) from the Blackpool Church return the ancient cross to Canon Barry Pyke, Canon for Rural Engagement and Education and Ripon Cathedral Dean, The Very Rev. John Dobson (s).

Back in Yorkshire! Ripon Cathedral return for ancient Saxon stone

Ripon Cathedral held a special service to mark the return to the city of an ancient Saxon stone, which had been housed for many years in a Lancashire church.
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Stephen Parnaby

Parnaby hails harbour project as key to unlocking Bridlington’s potential

BRIDLINGTON WILL be put at the “heart of the Yorkshire coast” if funding is secured for the town’s revised marina plan, according to a council leader.

Crowds welcome the new Shannon class Scarborough Lifeboat 13-15, which arrived at precisely 13.15 hours, as it arrives in South Bay accompanied by a flotilla of yachts; excited Sea Cadets welcome the resorts new lifesaving acquisition. Picture:  Ceri Oakes.

The boat comes in twice in one day for Scarborough’s lifesavers

IT ISN’T every day that Scarborough gets a new lifeboat. Or, indeed, a new lifeboat station.

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Chris Wilson with his Harrier training jet, at Selby. Picture by Simon Hulme

For sale - my latest do-up: A Harrier Jump Jet

Chris Wilson has two rules for buying vintage planes. They must be fast. And they must be flashy. It’s something of an irony then that the restoration business he began 10 years ago is neither. The work can be painstakingly slow, locating authentic spare parts even slower and the hangars of Jet Art Aviation, tucked away a few miles from Selby, often resemble the scrap yard next door. Still, it’s an improvement on their original site on top of a hill overlooking Bradford which was something of a wind tunnel.

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