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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.

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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

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

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.

Police seek car vandal in Bridlington

Police are asking for information after a car was damaged by someone believed to have run over the top of it.

Damage to car

An extensive amount of damage has been caused to a blue Fiat Punto car whilst it was parked along St Wilfred Road in Bridlington last Sunday.

The owner had parked her car just around the corner from her house on St Wifred Road, and sometime on Sunday afternoon police believe someone may have run over the top of the car, causing the windscreen to shatter, damage to the windscreen wiper and a scratch to the bonnet.

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Police search for man missing from Bridlington B&B

Police in Bridlington are searching for a man who checked into a B&B in the town but was not seen for two days.

Staff raised the alarm when they realised that a man who had given the name James Ogden had not been to breakfast and found his bed had not been slept in.

They say he checked in on May 13, spent thirty minutes in his room and then walked in the direction of the beach at around 6pm.

He is described as around 70 years old, slim and about 5ft 8ins tall. He was last seen in a beige jacket, light trousers with a cap and wearing glasses.

Chihuahuas stolen in Bridlington

Five Chihuahuas were stolen

Police are appealing for information after five Chihuahuas were stolen from a house in Bridlington. Their owner is desperate to be reunited with them.

Officers believe intruders may have used a wicker basket to take them from the house in Richmond Street. Anyone with information is asked to contact Humberside Police.

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