Scarborough

Scarborough

A seaside hotel and a vision of hell

From the five windows of his room in the turret of Scarborough’s Clarence Gardens Hotel, Wilfred Owen looked out to sea and imagined himself back in the trenches.

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Craig Smith and Daniella Hirst leave Scarborough Magistrates Court where they have been spared jail after they had sex in a pizza delivery shop as staff worked on the other side of the counter. Picture: Dave Higgens/PA Wire

Pizza shop sex couple spared jail but told they must sleep apart for six months

A couple who had sex in a pizza delivery shop as staff worked on the other side of the counter have been spared jail but told they must sleep apart for almost six months.
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Police have appealed for witnesses.

Police appeal over 'incident' at Scarborough book shop

Police are appealing for witnesses after being called to a second hand bookshop in Scarborough.

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The girl was arrested during an incident at Scarborough Railway Station. Picture: Google

Girl, 14, due in court after spitting at police officer in Scarborough

A schoolgirl is due to appear in court after spitting at a police officer in Scarborough.

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Whitby, York and Hunmanby named in top staycation destinations list

Whitby, York and Hunmanby named in top staycation destinations list

Four Yorkshire tourist destinations have been named in the UK's top 50 'staycation' spots.
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Dr John Wedgwood Clarke spent 12 months in tips around Yorkshire, notebook in hand, asking people about the items they were throwing away.

The Yorkshire rubbish dumps with their own poet-in-residence

A writer spent a year as a poet in residence at two Yorkshire rubbish dumps braving vast flocks of seagulls – and their droppings – to uncover the “hideous” beauty” of landfill sites.

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The incredible story of Yorkshire's bravest woman

The incredible story of Yorkshire's bravest woman

An appeal has gone out to trace the remaining relatives of the only woman ever to be awarded the George Cross in peacetime.

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Graham School was searched by police overnight after a suspicious email was sent.

Yorkshire school searched by police after suspicious email

A North Yorkshire school has been locked down and searched by police after a 'suspicious' email was received.

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Twelve people were left injured, three seriously, from the serious crashes at Oliver's Mount.

Biker 'traumatised' by serious crash at Oliver's Mount

A superbike rider has been left “traumatised” after his bike crashed into a crowd of spectators in Scarborough leaving several hospitalised.

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Part of the Cinder Track between Scarborough and Whitby.

YP Letters: Cycle track’s potential is going to waste

From: Colin Foster, Scalby Beck Road, Scarborough.

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A demonstrator is restrained by police in Kirby Misperton on Tuesday.

More arrests as anti-fracking protests continue in North Yorkshire

Four more people have been arrested this afternoon as anti-fracking protests continue in a North Yorkshire village.

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Maison Hirstle's death has been described as an "extraordinary tragic accident" by a coroner.

Scarborough boy, 4, hanged by hood in freak accident

Tributes have been paid to a four-year-old Scarborough boy who died in what a coroner described as an “extraordinary tragic accident”.
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Fire crews were called to a gas leak at a block of flats in Scarborough.

Residents evacuated from block of Scarborough flats

Residents have been evacuated from a block of flats in Scarborough following a gas leak.

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Readers are rallying to the defence of Scarborough.

YP Letters: Bugger Bognor... the South isn’t a patch on Yorkshire

From: Mrs EH Bell, Newland Avenue, Driffield.

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Should the Cinder Track from Scarborough to Whitby be upgraded?

YP Letters: Scarborough seaside cycle track needs maintaining for all

From: Betty Devaney, Fearnley Lane, Holmfirth.

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The coastguard are out.

Coastguard out in Scarborough in search for missing person

The coastguard has been sent out to Scarborough in search of a missing person.
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Just for the record, you can be remembered as a vinyl LP

Musician Jason Leach is bringing a whole new meaning to the term vinyl revival – he is creating special memorial discs that include the ashes of the dead. Chris Burn reports.

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Under the hammer: Dr Rock’s 5,000-strong record collection

IT is a treasure trove that a vinyl collector could only dream of - 5,000 records, everything from rock ‘n’ roll and blues to jazz and Mongolian folk - with much of it signed.

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Police have appealed for witnesses.

Police appeal after injured man found unconscious in Scarborough

North Yorkshire Police has today appealed for witnesses after a man was found unconscious and injured in Scarborough.

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