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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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The launch of Victory Rose. Pictures by Scott Wicking.

PICTURES: Boat builders launch number 37

A storm delay wasn’t enough to steal Victory Rose’s thunder as the mammoth Parkol Marine-built boat took to the water for the first time.

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Andrew Pern celebrates the opening of The Star Inn Harbourside Whitby . pic Richard Ponter 173015a

Michelin star chef’s new Whitby restaurant open ahead of schedule

Whitby’s brand new town centre restaurant, owned by Michelin-star chef Andrew Pern, has opened for the first time today, ahead of schedule.

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He is only 18-years-old but Ben White, from Whitby, is about to go full-time at Tommy Banks' Michelin-starred The Black Swan at Oldstead.

Whitby teenager lands full-time job in Michelin-starred kitchen

It can be a long learning experience towards serving up Michelin-star food but aspiring teenage chef, Ben White, is gaining invaluable experience about exactly what is required to reach the top.

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A huge porbeagle shark caught off the coast of Whitby.

More sharks caught off the Whitby coast!

Following on from the monster seven-foot-long shark caught off the coast of Whitby last week, it has now emerged that an even bigger one was caught on the same weekend!

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Theresa May's Downing Street statement after being invited to form  minority government by the Queen.

YP Letters: Leader’s arrogance cost Conservatives dearly

From: Richard Godley, Meadowfields, Whitby.

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Weights are recorded during the annual show organised by the Egton Bridge Old Gooseberry Society

Village focus: Playing gooseberry in Egton Bridge

IT IS an unclassified road that takes visitors along the beautiful Esk Valley from Whitby down to Pickering. It doesn’t take much traffic to cause a tailback but it’s seldom a problem... except in August. That’s when the fruit is ripe for picking, and the gooseberry world beats a path here.

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Whitby and Scarborough MP Robert Goodwill on stage last night. Picture: Ceri Oakes.

'Election result will make Brexit more difficult', says MP Robert Goodwill

The Conservative MP for Whitby and Scarborough has said that last night's shock election result will now make leaving the European Union more difficult, but added that he is still firmly behind Theresa May.

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North Yorkshire Results.

Election 2017: North Yorkshire results in full for Harrogate, York, Scarborough and Selby

The complete list of results from the 2017 General Election in North Yorkshire.

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Jawsome catch! Monster shark caught off the Whitby coast

A party of fishermen couldn’t believe their eyes as an almost hour-long battle ended with the group coming face-to-face with a monster shark, bearing razor-sharp teeth.
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Firefighters from across district battle Whitby farmhouse blaze

Firefighters from across district battle Whitby farmhouse blaze

A blaze which broke out at a farmhouse in Whitby has been battled by firefighters from across the district.

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Bank Holiday weekend 'busiest yet' for Yorkshire lifeboat crews

Bank Holiday weekend 'busiest yet' for Yorkshire lifeboat crews

Lifeboat rescue teams in a Yorkshire seaside resort described this weekend as the busiest of the year so far after being called out half a dozen times.

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CCTV appeal after 'mindless vandal' stole £200 plant in Whitby

POLICE are appealing for information after a man damaged and stole a large £200 plant from a display in Whitby.

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The Penny Hedge. Pictures Ceri Oakes.

Huge turnout to support the Penny Hedge tradition

There was a much-improved turnout as almost 200 people lined the upper harbour to witness the ancient custom of the planting of the Penny Hedge this morning.

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Whitby man caught up in Manchester terror attack.

Whitby man caught up in Manchester terror attack

A 21-year-old man who works in Whitby has spoken of the scene of horror after he was caught up in the terror attack at the Manchester Arena last night.
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The swing bridge has now reopened. Picture: NYCC.

Whitby swing bridge reopens after repairs

North Yorkshire County Council has reopened Whitby Swing Bridge to road and pedestrian traffic, after repairs to damage which occurred on Wednesday afternoon.

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Whitby swing bridge

Swing bridge to close to traffic after damage

North Yorkshire County Council is launching an investigation after Whitby swing bridge was damaged on Wednesday afternoon.
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The Mine near Whitby. Picture: Ceri Oakes.

Planning authority vows to monitor mine as construction starts

A North Yorkshire planning authority says that it will continue to monitor operations as work on one of the biggest developments for decades gets underway.

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Photograph of the paraffin wax by Staithes Coastguard

Work begins to clear Yorkshire beaches of mystery paraffin wax

A clean up operation to remove lumps of paraffin wax from the Yorkshire coast is underway today.

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