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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Farmer Charlie Eckley checks his fields of pumpkins ahead of Halloween.

GP Taylor: Halloween and lifting the lid on mysteries of life and death

I HAVE to say that I now love Halloween. There is always a great sense of heightening excitement as the leaves start to turn and fall. Autumn brings with it an amazing sense of completion.

Sir Gary Verity unveils the host towns for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire at the Welcome to Yorkshire offices in Leeds. 
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Tour de Yorkshire: Venues announced for Britain’s top cycling event

The host towns and cities for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled.

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Richard Walker.

Victim named in Scarborough murder investigation

Murder squad detectives have named a man who was found dead at a flat in North Yorkshire as Richard Ian Walker.

Yorkshire's league table of takeaways.

Seaside town has highest ratio of fast food outlets in the region

Some might say that a trip to Scarborough is incomplete without a seafront stroll with a bag of fish and chips.

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Yorkshire's league table of takeaways.

Greasy spoon map: The Yorkshire towns with most takeaways

GIVEN its long-held status as a Mecca for tourists, you might expect Scarborough to figure large in Yorkshire’s takeaway league table. But new figures reveal that Leeds and Hull are not far behind.

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What should happen to the Futurist Theatre in Scarborough?

YP Letters: Futurist Theatre could be made into a Scarborough success story

From: Dee Hawken and Glyn Lewis, St Michael’s Guest House, Columbus Ravine, Scarborough.


Offenders distract elderly householder in Scarborough

Police are investigating after an elderly house owner was targeted in a distraction burglary.

The Futurist Theatre in Scarborough.

YP Letters: Popular seaside towns like Scarborough show signs of decline

From: Wendy Abbott, Hull.

Police appeal for the public's help as part of the ongoing investigation.

Police investigating York assault trace four people

Police investigating an assault in York have traced four people featured in an appeal earlier this week.

The Watermark Cafe in Scarborough has provided salvation to GP Taylor.

GP Taylor: Lonely but far from alone as others share their stories

FOR the first time ever, something that I wrote went viral. I never realised that my piece on loneliness a fortnight ago would strike such a chord with readers.

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Councillor takes hunger strike protest on the road

A county councillor who has been on hunger strike since Monday has taken his protest to another authority.

Brain-damaged Scarborough turtle gets a ‘sea-T’ scan

Brain-damaged Scarborough turtle gets a ‘sea-T’ scan

An invalid sea turtle who has lived at the Scarborough Sea Life Centre for 20 years has had her injuries assessed by a revolutionary scan.

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Matt Parsons from Sirius Minerals (back left); with Scalby school pupils left to right  Joe Huntley, Abdul Hameed Firfirey, Eleanor Davidson, Rowan Hawes (with bucket), Margherita Puccinelli and Ruby Hilton; North Yorkshire County Council prevention.
(front left), Vicki Logan headteacher of Overdale Primary School (front right) and

Paul Offord, Scarboroughs lead practitioner for English (far right).

Five coastal schools get speech therapist in pilot scheme

A HEADTEACHER has been given £100,000 to share an in-house speech and language therapist across five primary schools on the Yorkshire coast.

South Bay, Scarborough. 31st August 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes

£750,000 pledge to raise school standards on North Yorkshire’s coast

A PROJECT to attract and retain more good teachers in a coastal town is being carried out as part of major drive to raise school standards.

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Scarborough's North Bay - but what more can be done to tackle litter?

Andrew Vine: Charging for carrier bags is small price for pay for a big change

TOMORROW will mark the first anniversary of a quiet social revolution that, for once, has changed Britain for the better.

GP Taylor: I leave a radio on constantly so there is at least some other sound in the house.

GP Taylor: My secret battle with loneliness

I crave company, another voice in the house, pots in the sink and a smile over the dinner table.

Woman’s body found under bridge in Scarborough

Woman’s body found under bridge in Scarborough

Police have confirmed that a woman’s body was found yesterday in Scarborough.


Fears over loss of health services in Scarborough

Campaigners who have been fighting to save an under-threat mental health service in Scarborough have warned that its closure will cost lives.

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