Two arrested in Whitby after suspected class A drugs found

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs in Whitby.

The spirits were high at the Goth Weekend football. Picture: Ceri Oakes.

Hundreds raised at Goth Weekend charity football match

The spirits were high as Stokoemotiv Whitby FC emerged victorious once more over rivals Real Gothic FC at the Whitby Goth Weekend charity football match.
Whale watching off the East Coast, bottle nose dolphin.

Where to spot whales on the Yorkshire coast

Not so long ago, the chance of seeing any species of large whale was something most Britons had to travel abroad for. But that seems to be changing, with rising prospects of sighting several spectacular species off the Yorkshire coast, including minke, humpback and 
sperm, the gargantuan fin whale and regular pods of orcas and smaller dolphins.

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Whitby Goth Weekend, picture: Sam Jones.

Pictures: Goths flock to Whitby for special weekend

It's here again! The town is bursting at the seams as thousands of people have come from far and wide to enjoy Goth Weekend.
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Nicola Saunders-Jones and Jack Bean who were exhibiting their fashion brand "Offend My Eyes" in Whitby for the first day of Goth Weekend.  Friday 21 April 2017. w171605a
 Picture: Ceri Oakes

Picture special: Whitby Goth Weekend

The sun is out and the goths have flocked to Whitby for the hugely popular music festival.
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The woman was attacked as she walked along Windsor Terrace in Whitby. Picture: Google

Attacker carried out "unprovoked" assault on woman as she walked home through Whitby

A woman needed hospital treatment for a head injury after being deliberately pushed into the road during an unprovoked attack in Whitby.

The man is airlifted from the vessel. Scroll down for video. Picture: Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

VIDEO: Coastguard airlift injured fisherman off Whitby coast

Footage has just been released of Humberside Coastguard airlifting an injured fisherman from a boat off the coast of Whitby.


Casualties rushed to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries following Hawsker crash

Two female casualties have been rushed to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after a collision between a lorry and a car in Hawsker.
Police appeal for information after road altercation

Police appeal for information after road altercation

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after an altercation between a motorcyclist and a car driver.


Thieves stole dog from animal rescue centre

A DOG stolen from an animal rescue centre in  North Yorkshire may pose a risk to the public, police have said.

Dacre Stoker: My life with Count Dracula

A descendant of Bram Stoker, Dacre Stoker tells Sarah Freeman why he is on a mission to reclaim the reputation of the world’s most famous vampire and his creator.

Should dogs be allowed into cafes in Whitby?

YP Letters: Should cafes ban dogs? Not every man’s best friend when trying to eat

From: Mrs J Thornton, Church Street, Whitby.

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The dog debate: Should canines be allowed inside Yorkshire's cafes?

The dog debate: Should canines be allowed inside Yorkshire's cafes?

A Yorkshire Post reader has expressed her concern over the number of dogs allowed into cafes alongside their owners.
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The village of Staithes and inset, protestors object to the phone mast.

Phone mast battle ‘tearing village apart’

Campaigners fighting plans for a phone mast in one of North Yorkshire’s best known tourist spots say the battle is tearing the village apart.

Chris Fraser, Managing Director of Sirius Minerals, with Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, Andrew Percy MP and Whitby and Scarborough MP, Robert Goodwill, at the naming ceremony. Picture: Ceri Oakes

Minister unveils name of North Yorkshire Sirius Minerals mine

The name for the Sirius Minerals mine near Whitby was unveiled today by the Northern Powerhouse Minister, Andrew Percy MP.
Whitby is perceived to be the poor relation when compared to Scarborough.

YP Letters: Tale of two towns based on inequality

From: Peter Croft, Whitby.

Whitby RNLI volunteer crew launch the all-weather lifeboat to respond to a yacht in difficulties. Credit: Ceri Oakes/RNLI

RNLI crews perform yacht rescue near Staithes

Volunteer lifeboat crews from Whitby and Staithes RNLI sped to help a yacht in trouble on Tuesday night.

The site of Scarborough's Futurist theatre.

YP Letters: Thanks for highlighting Scarborough and Whitby tug-of-war

From: Patrick Henry, Prospect Road. Scarborough.

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Madeleine Berg

Alert as Whitby beach littered with plastic ‘nurdles’

A SEARCH of hundreds of beaches and rivers across the UK including several in Yorkshire has found almost three-quarters of them are littered with tiny plastic pellets.

Police said they were using specially trained dogs to search the centre.

UPDATED: Whitby leisure centre declared safe by police after search

Police have evacuated a North Yorkshire leisure centre and scoured the premises with specialist search dogs in response to a “security alert”.

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