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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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Birds of prey to tackle Yorkshire coast's problem gulls

Birds of prey to tackle Yorkshire coast's problem gulls

Hawks and falcons could be used to control the seagull population in Scarborough and Whitby.

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YP Comment: Whitby v Scarborough rumpus

YP Comment: Whitby v Scarborough rumpus

IT appears the Brexit negotiations will be a proverbial piece of cake compared to Whexit, the power struggle between Whitby and Scarborough.

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Video portraits: Whitby Steampunk Festival, 2017

Visitors and residents took part in the first Whitby Steampunk Weekend festival with a series of events at Whitby Pavilion.

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PIC: Ian Day

Thou shall hev a fishy when the (Whitby) boat comes in

A fishing boat slips quietly back into harbour after a day at sea, the rooftops in the background bathed in the watery sunlight of a winter’s afternoon.

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Yorkshire holiday accommodation given top marks

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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