Violin from Titanic to be exhibited

The violin found in a Bridlington attic that was reputedly played by the Titanic's bandmaster as the ship sank is to go on public display.

Tributes to David Hockney's assistant

A studio assistant to the artist David Hockney has died in hospital after being taken from the painter's East Yorkshire home.

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John Heald arrested by police in Rotherham

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John Heald was arrested at around 2.15pm in the Parkgate area. He's currently in custody. We'd like to thank the public for their support

South Yorkshire Police say a man has been arrested by officers investigating the murder of Bei Carter in Bridlington last week.

John Heald, 53, was arrested by officers from South Yorkshire Police at around 2.15pm today in the Parkgate area of Rotherham.

150 officers hunt murder suspect

More than 150 police officers, some of them armed, are now involved in the hunt for murder suspect John Heald. Heald, who detectives have described as "dangerous" is wanted for questioning about the murder of Bei Carter, a guest house landlady in Bridlington at the weekend. Humberside Police today revealed that Mrs Carter had been stabbed to death. Chris Kiddey reports.

Police search for man over guest house murder

Police investigating the murder of a woman at a guest house in Bridlington are searching for a man in connection with the incident. 53-year-old John Heald from South Yorkshire, is believed to have been staying at the hotel but has since left and police want to talk to him as a matter of urgency.

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John Heald is wanted by police Credit: Humberside Police

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12-year-old boy fighting for life in hospital after motorcycle crash

A 12-year-old boy is fighting for his life in hospital after being critically injured in a motorcycle crash. It happened at around 12.40pm on Saturday June 28, 2014, on Woldgate in Bridlington, when the motorcycle, ridden by the boy, was in collision with a car.

The boy was not wearing a helmet. His three-year-old pillion passenger suffered minor injuries and was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary. The driver of the car, a 31-year-old man, suffered minor injuries. Police are appealing for witnesses.

Giant pipe towed into Bridlington to improve bathing water

A huge 1.2km long pipe has been towed 70 miles from the River Tees into Bridlington in one piece.

1.2km pipe towed into Bridlington
1.2km pipe towed into Bridlington

The 4,500 tonne tube is the final part of a £40 million investment into making the North Yorkshire resort's bathing water as clean as possible.

It is designed to discharge storm water further out at sea.

1.2km pipe towed into Bridlington
1.2km pipe towed into Bridlington

The trip from Billingham took 35 hours, but the pipe was originally constructed in Norway last year.

In total £110 million has been invested in improving water quality right along the Yorkshire coast, boosting tourism in the county.

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