From feared Yorkshire smuggling haven to tourists’ delight

Its picturesque beauty has made the seaside community of Robin’s Hood Bay a popular haunt for tourists but in centuries past, the small fishing village to the south of Whitby had a fearsome reputation for its involvement in the smuggling trade.

Fox and Hounds.

Pub review: Fox and Hounds, Goldsborough, Whitby

For over a decade this remote pub, in a hamlet on the headland between Whitby and Staithes, was one of Yorkshire’s best-kept secrets, run as a top flight restaurant by ex-Ivy chef Jason Davies with his wife Sue front of house.

Four Yorkshire towns were named among the UK's top ten staycation spots

Four Yorkshire towns named among UK's top 10 staycation spots

Four Yorkshire towns have been named among the UK's most popular staycations destinations, as the trend for holidaying at home continues to grow.
Goths in Whitby.

Whitby Goth Weekend 'won't be hosting events at Whitby Pavilion' in October

The organisers behind Whitby Goth Weekend have confirmed that the festival will not be holding events at Whitby Pavilion in October.
Latest news.

Teenage boy found dead on the North York Moors

A teenage boy has been found dead on the North York Moors at Blakey Ridge.

One of the tweets.

Tweets made from Whitby RNLI Twitter account hit out at the life-saving charity

The RNLI has said it is working to restore its Whitby social media accounts after posts were made from them attacking the charity.

Whitby coastguard at the scene.

Surfer swept out to sea by rip current at Sandsend

A surfer faced a terrifying ordeal when they were swept out to sea by a rip current at Sandsend this morning.
Whitby Lifeboat Station.

Two sacked Whitby RNLI crew members 'won't get a second chance' as appeals prove unsuccessful

The two sacked Whitby RNLI crew members have expressed their disappointment on social media after their appeals were unsuccessful.
April Cottage, Aislaby

For sale: The Yorkshire cottage offering the best of coast and country

This double-fronted, stone-built cottage is a charmer, both inside and out and it came as a ready-made package when Elizabeth Buckley bought it three years ago as a holiday let.

YP Letters: Poor access puts all beach users at risk

YP Letters: Poor access puts all beach users at risk

From: Coun Rob Barnett (Con), Esk Terrace, Whitby.

Rising star: Whitby's Beth Mead of Arsenal during the SSE Women's FA Cup final match against Chelsea. Picture: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

Whitby’s Beth Mead has new goals with World Cup on horizon

TRIPS to Russia are all the rage for English footballers at the moment.


The Yorkshire Post says: Welcome home. Endeavour returns to Whitby

THERE was barely shoulder room on the narrow streets of Whitby, let alone a parking space, when the oceangoing replica of Captain James Cook’s Endeavour sailed into the harbour in 1997.

The Endeavour arrives in Whitby. Picture by Sam Jones.

Crowds pack the harbour as the Endeavour sails into its new home in Whitby

Crowds packed Whitby harbour and canons sounded to welcome the Endeavour back to its spiritual ‘home’.

Replica of Captain Cook’s Endeavour comes back ‘home’ to Whitby

Almost exactly 250 years since the original sailed from Plymouth on its first voyage of discovery, a replica of Captain Cook’s Endeavour came “home” to Whitby on Friday.

Staithes RNLI

Dramatic rescue as family of four cut off by rising waves at Boulby cliffs

A family of four, stranded by the rising tide under the highest cliffs on the east coast of England, were dramatically rescued yesterday afternoon by Staithes RNLI.

The Coastliner crosses the North York Moors

Yorkshire bus route is named the most scenic in Britain

A bus route which passes through the stunning landscapes of the North York Moors National Park is officially the most scenic journey in Britain.


Three Yorkshire beaches have lost their Blue Flag status

Yorkshire has only one remaining Blue Flag beach after this year's certificates were issued for British seaside resorts.
Whitby beach.

One beach in Yorkshire gets a Blue Flag - it’s Whitby!

From today, one beach in Yorkshire will be able to fly a Blue Flag – an international award that tells the public it’s one of the best beaches in the world.
Whitby piers.

Funding finally confirmed for Whitby piers repairs

The long battle to get Whitby's piers repaired looks set to reach a welcome conclusion after it was announced that funding bids have been successful, meaning work can commence soon.
The porbeagle shark caught off the coast of Whitby. Picture by Steve Watson.

Jawsome catch: 17 stone shark reeled in off the Whitby coast!

A huge 17 stone shark has been reeled in by a trio of anglers off the coast of Whitby.
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