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Whitby lifeboat rushes to report of four people cut off by the tide

Whitby RNLI's inshore lifeboat sped to the rescue of four people cut off by the tide near Robin Hood's Bay.
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A section of Whitby beach was cordoned off to investigate a suspected explosive device. Picture by Whitby Coastguard.

Coastguard cordon off beach in Whitby to investigate suspected explosive device

Whitby Coastguard rushed to Tate Hill beach in Whitby this morning to reports of a potentially explosive device being found.
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Wilberforce House in Hull was commended for its welcoming atmosphere

Visit England reveals Yorkshire's best attractions

Visit England has announced it is awarded 13 Yorkshire 'attractions accolades' in recognition of the best visitor experiences in the region.

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The replica of Cook's Endeavour sails into Whitby Harbour

Chefs recreate Capt Cook’s meals for today’s tastes as Whitby marks 250 years since first voyage

A bag of fish and chips on the harbour wall at Whitby – if the seagulls don’t get it first – is a holiday tradition that goes back generations. But this summer’s menu will be sourced from even more traditional ingredients.

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Ronnie Frampton. Picture: Whitby RNLI/Ceri Oakes.

Oldest remaining Whitby RNLI crew member who helped save 84 lives turns 90

The oldest remaining crew member of Whitby RNLI who served 24 years on the lifeboat from 1951 to 1975 has just celebrated his 90th birthday.
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North York Moors Railway named one of Europe's most romantic places to propose

North York Moors Railway named one of Europe's most romantic places to propose

A Yorkshire heritage railway has been named as one of the top locations in Europe for marriage proposals.

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Villagers in Fylingthorpe chased a trio of suspected thieves seen pushing a quadbike down the street. Picture: Google

Suspected thieves swiftly arrested thanks to quick-thinking residents in Whitby villages

Three men have arrested after residents in a Whitby village chased the suspected thieves through gardens.

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On board Whitby's new fishing trawler as cod makes a comeback

After the devastating Cod Wars and wranglings over quotas, Michael Warner boards Whitby's newest fishing trawler.

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Filming for 'The Runaways' on Whitby beach in the summer. Picture: Ceri Oakes.

Yorkshire Coast proves popular with film crews, with more than 80 requests last year

More than 80 enquiries from film crews were made to the local tourism board to film on the Yorkshire Coast last year, new figures reveal.
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Food review: Whitby’s famous Magpie Cafe back in business

The late restaurant critic AA Gill declared The Magpie Café’s fish and chips the best in the world. Amanda Wragg agrees.

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Police seek witnesses after Whitby pub landlord attacked on New Year's Day

Police seek witnesses after Whitby pub landlord attacked on New Year's Day

The landlord of a Whitby pub was assaulted during the early hours of New Year's Day.
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Damaged caused during the attack. Picture by Cleveland Police.

Woman left 'extremely shaken' after man armed with bat attacks her car near Whitby

A woman was left "extremely shaken" after a man crashed into the back of her car then smashed her windscreen with a bat in a terrifying attack on the A171 near Scaling Dam.
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CCTV cameras capture attempted burglary at Whitby jewellers

CCTV cameras capture attempted burglary at Whitby jewellers

Police in Whitby are asking the public to help identify a suspect in an attempted burglary at a jewellers.

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Watch: Stunning drone footage of Yorkshire's coast and Dales from the air

A Yorkshire drone pilot has captured aerial footage of some of the county's most incredible scenery.
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TV property show will help house hunters move to the Yorkshire coast

TV property show will help house hunters move to the Yorkshire coast

A Channel 4 property show will focus on dream homes on the Yorkshire coast for its third series.

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Boulby mine.

More than 200 jobs at risk at Boulby mine

One of the biggest employers in the Whitby area has announced that 230 jobs could be lost in the coming months.

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Firefighters were called to Mulgrave Road in Whitby. Picture: Google

Runaway car was teetering on Whitby cliff edge when firefighters arrived

Firefighters were called to a clifftop in Whitby as a runaway car hung precariously above a coastal footpath.

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Police are appealing for information.

Whitby shop thief assaults store manager and returns items

A Whitby shop manager was assaulted by thief who had snatched items from a store.

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Whitby harbour at night.

New illumination attractions set to light the way in Whitby and Scarborough

A spectacular illumination of six key landmarks across the Yorkshire Coast to drive economic growth, is in the running for an estimated £4million investment, if the bid is successful.
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