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Whitby RNLI coxswain steps down after 30 years of loyal service

Mike Russell was working on a fishing boat and running a fishing shop when he joined Whitby RNLI back in 1987.

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Raft race action at Whitby Regatta . Saturday 18 August. Whitby Regatta 2017. Picture: Ceri Oakes w173002f

PICTURES: Fun-filled day at Whitby Regatta

The Regatta rowing races being called off due to choppy conditions wasn't enough to spoil the first fun-filled day, as the age-old tradition got underway.
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Inclement weather sees Whitby Regatta races cancelled

Inclement weather sees Whitby Regatta races cancelled

High winds and choppy seas have forced the cancellation of the rowing races at today's Whitby Regatta.

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Three of the Staithes RNLI crew on todays rescue (l to r) Richard Pennell, Drew Baxter (helm) and Chris Jackson

RNLI heroes speed to rescue of capsized dinghy at Runswick Bay

Staithes and Runswick RNLI volunteers pulled off one of their fastest ever rescues after a dinghy capsized in Runswick Bay this afternoon.

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Dunsley Hall.

Pilot and young boy have lucky escape as light aircraft crash-lands near Whitby

A pilot and a young passenger escaped unhurt after a light aircraft made an emergency landing near a country house hotel in North Yorkshire.

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Four of the carriages are back in action.

Vandalised NYMR teak carriages back on track

Four of the eight teak NYMR carriages damaged in a vandalism incident are now back up and running.
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Yorkshire beach cordoned off after possible 'unexploded bomb' discovered

Yorkshire beach cordoned off after possible 'unexploded bomb' discovered

A cordon has been erected on a beach near Whitby after a member of the public found what is thought to be unexploded ordnance.

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A 100 metre cordon has been established at Sandsend.

Bomb disposal experts at Sandsend beach after 'ordnance' found

The Coastguard has established a 100 metre cordon on the beach at Sandsend after an "ordnance" was found.
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Police have appealed for information.

Arrest after 'electric shock weapon' discharged outside Whitby nightclub

Nightclub door staff restrained a man who had discharged an "electric shock weapon" which was disguised as a mobile phone in Whitby, police have said.
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Whitby RNLI and Coastguard crews helped to rescue a dog in trouble in the harbour. Picture: Ceri Oakes/RNLI

Coastguard and RNLI perform dog rescue in Whitby

Whitby Coastguard and RNLI crews worked together last night to rescue a dog in trouble in the water near to Whitby's East Pier.

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Is enough being done to protect Whitby from flooding?

YP Letters: Money must be found to repair piers

From: Colin Pyrah, Beckhole, Whitby.

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RNLI crew with their new in-shore lifeboat

New lifeboats launched in Whitby thanks to major fundraising drive

A country estate's huge fundraising drive has seen three new lifeboats donated to the RNLI in Whitby.

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Kayaker rescyed by survey vessel off Yorkshire coast

Kayaker rescyed by survey vessel off Yorkshire coast

A kayaker who got into difficulties off the Yorkshire coast had a lucky escape when a passing boat picked him up.

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York's notorious Hopgrove roundabout.

Barry Dodd: A64 highway to holiday hell can be an engine of growth

IT’S become a Yorkshire experience; that trip to the coast that quickly turns into frustration.

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A171 Whitby Road at Flask

Major accident closes road between Scarborough and Whitby

A major coast route has been closed tonight after a three-vehicle crash.

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The Magpie Cafe

Magpie Cafe's thanks for support as takeaway reopens

The Magpie Cafe in Whitby has expressed thanks for the support from the community as their takeaway reopened over the weekend.

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Scans taking place at Whitby Abbey by the Friends of Whitby Abbey.
Picture Sam Jones.

Specialist scans reveal presence of more than meets the eye at Whitby Abbey

Buried pathways and the study rooms once used by monks are the subject of new discoveries found during a survey at Whitby Abbey, it has been revealed.

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Flood warnings and alerts issued for Bridlington, Scarborough and Whitby

Flood warnings and alerts issued for Bridlington, Scarborough and Whitby

A number of flood warnings and alerts have been issued for the Yorkshire coast tomorrow.

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Brave young Bradley enjoying his holiday on the Yorkshire Coast.

Brave Bradley Lowery having a 'brilliant time' as he visits Whitby

Brave youngster Bradley Lowery was in Whitby yesterday, as his family continue "making the most of everything" on their holiday along the Yorkshire coast.
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PCSO Lynne Butler, centre, with BAWP president Chief Constable Dee Collins and a representative from award sponsor Niche Technology.

National award for 'selfless' Whitby PCSO who set up boxing club in spare time

A PCSO from Whitby who "epitomises everything that is good about British policing" has won national recognition.

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