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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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.


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
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.

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.

Friend of missing man makes plea to find him

A friend of missing Riccall man, Simon Hodgson Greaves, has made a plea to Simon to get in touch.

Simon has been missing since December

Simon was reported missing after his red van was found in the RSPB car park at Bempton Cliffs, near Bridlington, on 21 December 2013. Despite extensive searches in the area, there has been no trace of Simon.

John Paul, from Bedfordshire, has known Simon for 15 years after becoming friends when they worked together in the advertising department of the North London Gazette in Enfield.

John said: “Simon, I hope you are able read this message and that you will get in touch as soon as possible. I want you to know that you can contact me anytime.

“You have helped me at the drop of a hat in the past and I will not hesitate to do the same for you.

“Your family are so very worried about you, and we all want to know that you are safe and well. Remember last year when we talked about going on a trip to somewhere like Ireland? Let’s make it a definite plan.”

John added: “Simon is a generous and interesting person who thinks laterally and creatively. He is vivacious, thought provoking and inspiring. He often made you 'think' and certainly enjoys conversation and debate.”

Man hands himself in over Bridlington CCTV campaign

A man has been arrested as part of the investigation into a bag snatch from a pensioner in Bridlington.

Pamela Roddis

73 year old Pamela Roddis from Sheffield died four days after the incident on the promenade last month.

Police and her brother believe the stress and upset of the theft may have contributed to the deterioration in her health.

A 32 year old man from Bridlington handed himself in to police this morning and was arrested on suspicion of theft

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