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Yorkshire holiday accommodation given top marks

Six holiday cottages, B&Bs and guesthouses in Yorkshire have achieved 10/10 ratings from satisfied guests.

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Flooding in Whitby due to a tidal surge yesterday.  Pictures: Ceri Oakes.

Big coastal clean up in wake of tidal surge

A big clean-up operation is underway on Yorkshire’s coast after rising sea levels from a tidal surge retreated, leaving debris, mud, driftwood and litter in its wake.

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Flooding in Whitby. PIC: Ceri Oakes

Yorkshire resorts given battering by the sea’s fury

The Yorkshire coast was battered by strong winds and high water last night, causing a tidal surge which flooded seaside towns.

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Flood alerts continue as Yorkshire coast takes a battering

Yorkshire is being warned to take immediate action against flooding with 24 warnings still in place across the county.

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Sandbag collection and road closures on Yorkshire coast

Sandbag collection and road closures on Yorkshire coast

Roads will be closed on the east coast ahead of a predicted tidal surge later today.

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Yorkshire beach named one of the best in the world

Yorkshire beach named one of the best in the world

Melbourne, Bora Bora, Hawaii - and Robin Hood's Bay?
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Tidal surge still expected this afternoon

Tidal surge still expected this afternoon

Residents of Yorkshire's coastal towns are being warned to stay on alert for flooding later today.
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Yorkshire coast towns at risk of flooding from tidal surge

Yorkshire coast towns at risk of flooding from tidal surge

Coastal areas of Yorkshire could be swamped tonight by a North Sea 'tidal surge.'

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The 'nuisance' seagulls

Action plan to tackle Scarborough’s and Whitby’s nuisance seagulls

A long-awaited action plan to tackle the blight of seagulls swooping on unsuspecting tourists and visitors at Yorkshire’s most popular seaside destination has been revealed.

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Earthquake strikes off Yorkshire coast

Earthquake strikes off Yorkshire coast

An earthquake has struck off in the North Sea off the coast of Scarborough, it is believed.

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YP Comment: Discovering our unusual history

YP Comment: Discovering our unusual history

HISTORICAL treasures are all around us, if we would only have the curiosity to look for them.

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A fisherman holding a freshly caught cod, as chip shop favourites such as cod, haddock and sole can be caught in greater numbers in UK waters after ministers secured a new deal. (Photo: PA)

Cod to be caught in greater numbers thanks to new North Sea deal

Chip shop favourites such as cod, haddock and sole can be caught in greater numbers in UK waters after ministers secured a new deal.

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In pictures: 23rd Victorian Weekend at Robin Hood’s Bay

THE cobbled streets of Robin Hood’s Bay were reminiscent of a Dickensian drama when the coastal village held its annual Victorian Weekend.

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In pictures: Whitby hosts second Krampus run

A CLOVEN-HOOFED Christmas creature led the second Whitby Krampus run as it wounds its way through the coastal town yesterday.

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Video: Leeds and Yorkshire wakes up to aftermath of heavy rainfall and flooding

Yorkshire woke up to the aftermath of heavy rainfall and flooding which has deluged parts of the region.

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The World War 1 memorial triptych which hangs in St Hildas Church and is need of cleaning to restore its artistry
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Collection box stolen from church at charity concert

Around £900 has been stolen from a church in North Yorkshire following a charity concert over the weekend.

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Hull City's Duane Darby opens the scoring at Boothferry Park.

Bygones: The day Duane Darby’s double hat-trick for Hull City created slice of FA Cup folklore

AS Duane Darby wheeled away in celebration after sparing Hull City’s FA Cup blushes at home to minnows Whitby Town with a last-minute equaliser, Terry Dolan could not help but laugh.

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Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May filming The Grand Tour in Whitby.

Council keeps mum over what they did with Jeremy Clarkson’s Whitby cash

The destination of the cash paid by Jeremy Clarkson’s TV show The Grand Tour to set up in Whitby is not being revealed by council officials.

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