GP Taylor: Speaking English is the only way to bridge our divides

IMAGINE a school hall filled with children waiting for an assembly from a bumbling vicar. This is what greeted me in a fenland school a few years

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Breaking news

Norovirus outbreak closes three wards at Scarborough Hospital

A severe norovirus outbreak at Scarborough Hospital has left Oak ward, Graham ward and Aspen unit closed.

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.


‘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

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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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.

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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News from the courts

Scarborough man threw garden ornament through police station window

A Scarborough man has been jailed for three years after a Police Community Support Officer broke her glasses when she was hit by a garden ornament thrown through a police station window.

Should the taxpayer for repairs to Buckingham Palace in the Autumn Statement?

GP Taylor: At least one old lady will get help from Philip Hammond

AT last, great news, the Government has finally decided to help an old age pensioner with the renovations to her house.

Printmaker Michael Atkin in his studio. Picture: Tony Bartholomew

Etched with love: Definitive A-Z of Scarborough

The Williams Blake and Morris were masters of the art. Édouard Manet and David Hockney produced their own highly sought-after versions. Yet the very nature of artists’ books means that they’re not widely known as an art form – they’re essentially rarefied private pieces, small editions of labour-intensive books in which every element is produced by hand and which usually end up in private collections, galleries or museums.

Twins’ arrival inspires new Wolds beer

Twins’ arrival inspires new Wolds beer

A family-run brewery has named its new beer after the baby twins who have become the fifth generation born into the business.

Geoffrey Boycott has backed Brexit - and Theresa May.

An evening with Geoffrey Boycott in Scarborough

Cricketing legend Geoffrey Boycott will mark the 40th anniversary of his ‘hundredth hundred’ when he entertains an audience at Scarborough Spa.

Should Ed Balls and his dance partner Katya Jones still be on Strictly?

YP Letters: Ed’s dancing means it’s Strictly pantomime

From: Gilbert N Turnbull, Southlands Grove, Newby, Scarborough

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May filming The Grand Tour in Whitby.

Council keeps mum over what they did with Jeremy Clarkson’s Whitby cash

The destination of the cash paid by Jeremy Clarkson’s TV show The Grand Tour to set up in Whitby is not being revealed by council officials.

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Scarborough's South Bay

Scarborough’s South Bay fails water quality test

SCARBOROUGH’S South Bay was named today among six bathing spots that have failed to meet even minimum standards for water quality.

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Gavin Egan, who died in Peasholm Park, Scarborough

Scarborough police officer’s ‘four minute lake search’ for drowned man

The family of a man found drowned in a freezing lake at a North Yorkshire resort after a police officer carried out a ‘four minute search’ for him is taking legal action against the county’s police force.

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St Martin's Church hosts fine examples of pre-Raphaelite stained glass windows

God’s house of wonders on Scarborough’s south Cliff

You have to arrive in Scarborough by train to fully appreciate the position that St Martin’s Church occupies in the town. Just to the right of the station there are two landmarks.

A sea fret envelops Scarborough.

Andrew Vine: Seaside’s colourful characters in black

WE made for an unusual group. Him with his top hat, black ankle-length coat, cane crowned with a silver skull and his partner with a rivulet of fake blood trickling from her eye.

Robert McNamara (right) leaving South and East Cheshire Magistrates Court, Crewe where he was charged with the attempted burglary of Wayne Rooneys Cheshire home as the footballer played in his testimonial match at Old Trafford.

Scarborough ex-serviceman admits break-in bid at Wayne Rooney’s mansion

AN EX-SERVICEMAN from Scarborough has admitted the attempted burglary of Wayne Rooney’s mansion as the footballer played in his club testimonial match.

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Tragedy of Scarborough tot, killed by his coat hood on a door handle

A FAMILY has been left “devastated” after a four-year-old boy died after he lost consciousness and suffered brain damage when his coat hood became caught on a door handle at his home in Yorkshire.

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