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Councillors vote in favour of demolishing Scarborough theatre by one vote

Councillors have voted to demolish the Futurist theatre in Scarborough.

The Futurist theatre Credit: ITV Yorkshire

They voted 22 in favour of demolition, 21 against and one abstained.

Around 200 anti-demolition campaigners marched to the town hall this afternoon.

There was anger outside from protestors who say they still hope to get the building listed to prevent it happening.

The venue on the south bay closed three years ago because the council could not afford to subsidise.

North Yorkshire man jailed for attempted break-in at Rooney mansion

A man from Scarborough has been jailed for two years and eight months for breaking in to footballer Wayne Rooney's home last August.

Robert McNamara, 24, admitted attempting to enter as a trespasser, the striker's family home in Prestbury, Cheshire, with intent to steal.

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Olly Murs announces Scarborough gig

Olly Murs has announced he will perform at Scarborough's Open Air Theatre as part of his massive 2017 summer UK tour.

Olly Murs

The chart-topping singer will play at the venue on Sunday July 9 2017.

Olly’s 20-date outdoor tour will be his biggest headline shows to date, which also include a performance at Market Rasen Racecourse for Ladies Day on June 2, 2017.

Tickets for the concerts go on sale at 9am on Friday December 2.

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