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A Scarborough councillor says seagulls are causing havoc and those who feed them should be fined - but it will be difficult to implement.
– Cllr Andrew Jenkinson, Scarborough Borough Council
"The problem is getting worse. People do not realise just how bad it is, they are ruining the town.
"But fining people would be difficult.
'It's driving people away and we do not want to do that. They scavenge the bins all year round."
Firefighters are today dealing with the aftermath of a fire at Ferrybridge power station.
The plant will not be fully back up and running for several months after a blaze ripped through it last night.
Nearly a hundred fire fighters tackled the flames.
Councillors and traders say seagull feeders in Scarborough should be fined.
The proposal comes after rising reports of the gulls dive-bombing holidaymakers to grab their food.
Squadron Leader Mike Gallagher from RAF Benson is leading the exercise.
He says the three week course helps equip some of the country's best helicopter pilots with advanced skills in warfare.
Jet pilot, Major Denis Dubravcik, from the Czech Air Force, is among the international crews taking part in the exercise.
People across the region are celebrating Yorkshire Day.
Happy Yorkshire Day – enjoy what Yorkshire has to offer! Our Yorkshire Flag is flying at Bishopthorpe. #YorkshireDay
One-hundred-and-forty jobs are to go at Smith and Nephew in Hull after the company announced plans to transfer some of its production work to China.
Noel Waters from the company said they care about their employees, but the changes had to be made.
The pharmaceutical giant, one of Hull's biggest employers, says the move will take place over the next two years.
Fresh from sweeping the board in the triathlon at the Commonwealth Games, the Brownlee brothers - Alistair and Jonny - are back in the region and launching their own triathlon event at Harewood House in Leeds.
Military aircrew from as far afield as Australia and the Czech Republic are in North Yorkshire to train British helicopter crews for war. RAF pilots, some who have served in Afghanistan, are being trained in advanced air warfare skills.