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Bridlington Road closed as emergency services worked to free trapped man

A major road in Bridlington was closed for several hours this morning as emergency crews treated a man who was trapped in the vehicle.
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Police are appealing for information.

Police appeal for 'dash-cam' footage of attempted JCB cash machine theft in Whitby

Police are appealing for drivers to share their "dash-cam" footage or information after a JCB was used to try and steal a cash machine from a shop in Whitby.

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This was the scene at Sainsbury's supermarket in Whitby this morning after the cash machine was raided overnight. Thursday 19 October. Picture Ceri Oakes

Thieves attempt to steal cash machine using tractor in Whitby

North Yorkshire Police is investigating the attempted theft of a cash machine from Sainsbury's supermarket in Whitby.
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The replica of HM Bark Endeavour is intended to be opened as a visitor attraction and education centre next year. Pictures by Ceri Oakes.

Replica Cook ship to have new home in Whitby

The Northern Hemisphere’s only full-size replica of Captain James Cook’s famous ship is being prepared for a new voyage.

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Whitby Abbey and Clifford's Tower have been named among the most spooky sites across England.

The two Yorkshire buildings voted among England's top ten spookiest sites

With mysterious footsteps, cold sensations and a little boy seen holding visitors' hands without them realising, Bolsover Castle has been voted the spookiest English Heritage site.
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PIC: Ian Day

Fishing boat lands a prize catch for Yorkshire Post deputy editor

THE Yorkshire Post’s deputy editor Ian Day is celebrating a picture perfect result in a prestigious photographic competition.

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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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Northern are warning of severe delays affecting services between Middlesbrough and Whitby.

Whitby rail delays as cow hit by train

Trains services have been brought to a halt on the Middlesbrough to Whitby line after a train collided with a cow.

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A sea mine washed up up the beach between Whitby and Sandsend. Pictures: Whitby Coastguard.

Beach alert: third device washed up

For the third time in just three months Whitby Coastguard was forced to close off a section of the beach after a “potentially explosive” device was found.
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Anti-fracking protester charged after climbing onto lorry in Whitby

Anti-fracking protester charged after climbing onto lorry in Whitby

A man has been charged after climbing onto the roof of a lorry in Whitby as part of anti-fracking protests.

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Man, 61, seriously hurt in crash on Saltergate Bank

A 61-year-old motorcyclist is in a “serious but stable” condition in hospital after he was involved in a collision on the A169 yesterday.

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Savannah Hall, 22, and four-month-old baby Harley. The mother and baby saved from a burning car following a collision near Whitby.

'They really did save us' - Whitby mum's thanks to rescuers who pulled baby from blazing car

A Whitby mother has said she will be forever grateful to courageous motorists who pulled her and her four-month-old baby from her burning car, moments before it burst into flames.

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The best UK beach destinations to visit this September are revealed - including Whitby

The best UK beach destinations to visit this September are revealed - including Whitby

You might be feeling gloomy that summer appears to be well and truly over but fear not. If you aren’t tied down by school holiday dates, September can be the perfect time to take a staycation.
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Police have appealed for witnesses.

'Immense courage' of drivers who rescued Whitby mother and her baby before car burst into flames

Heroic drivers stopped to rescue a seriously injured mother and her baby from a car moments before it burst into flames after a collision near Whitby.

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The long haul: Portraits which tell the story of our fishing heritage

Having spent four years photographing Britain’s fishing industry, Joanne Coates tells Sarah Freeman how she earned her sea legs.

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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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Have you seen missing woman Diane Renshaw?

Police believe missing woman last seen in Mansfield could now be in Yorkshire

A missing woman last seen in Nottinghamshire may have travelled to Yorkshire, police have said.

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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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The Windmill Inn, where the fight took place. Pic: Google Maps

Man hospitalised with head injuries after fight at pub near Whitby

A man was left with serious head injuries after a fight at a pub near Whitby over the weekend.
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Staithes - the village still drawing in artists after centuries of inspiration

CENTURIES of art in Staithes was celebrated this weekend as more than 150 artists transformed homes, garages and even garden sheds into pop-up galleries.

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