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Three funfair goers had to be rescued today after the ride they were on broke down leaving them stranded fifteen foot above the ground.
Two fire engines and an aerial ladder were called to Sandside in Scarborough and brought the boys aged 10, 14 and 17 to safety.
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.
A seagull has been rescued after being discovered covered in yellow paint.
The Scarborough Sea Life Centre investigated reports from holidaymakers in the area.
It was first thought the bird had a rare plumage but after trapping the bird, aquarist Andy Jayes realised it had been covered in red paind.
RSPCA Inspector Geoff Edmunds, who collected what proved – underneath the paint-job – to be a herring gull, speculated it may have been the victim of a prank linked to the Tour de France.
We know there were sheep spray-painted with washable yellow paint to mark the visit of the Tour de France. It’s likely someone thought it was a clever idea to paint a seagull as well.
Though still able to fly short-distances, the gull would inevitably have died as a result of the damage to its plumage.
It is now recuperating at a specialist RSPCA wildlife centre in Cheshire.
Police say missing teenager Kieran Deighton from Scarborough has been found safe and well in the town.
A man has appeared in court today charged with the murder of a woman who went missing from Leeds fourteen years ago.
Gemma Simpson was 23 when she disappeared in May 2000 from Harehills.
Martin Bell, 44, who was arrested in Scarborough last week, appeared via video link at Leeds Crown Court today.
He was remanded in custody until July 22.
Police investigating the disappearance of a woman from Leeds more than 14 years ago have been searching woodland in North Yorkshire.
Officers have been scouring an area near popular tourist attraction Brimham Rocks in their search for the body of twenty three year old Gemma Simpson.
This morning 44-year-old Martin Bell, who was arrested in Scarborough earlier this week, appeared at York Magistrates Court charged with Gemma's murder. He was remanded in custody to appear at Leeds Crown Court on Tuesday.
Gemma disappeared in May 2000 from the Harehills area of Leeds. Her body has never been found.
A man has appeared in court today charged with the murder of a woman who went missing more than 14 years ago.
Gemma Simpson was 23 when she disappeared in May 2000 from the Harehills area of Leeds. Her body has never been found.
44-year-old Martin Bell, who was arrested in Scarborough earlier this week, appeared at York Magistrates Court this morning. He was remanded in custody to appear at Leeds Crown Court on Tuesday.
Meanwhile police officers have been searching an area around Brimham Rocks near Harrogate as part of the investigation.
A man has been charged with the murder of a woman who vanished in Leeds 14 years ago.
Gemma Simpson was 23 when she was last seen in the Harehills area on 5 May 2000, when she told a friend she was on her way to visit another friend Huddersfield.
Martin Bell, 44, of St Leonard's Crescent, Scarborough, was arrested in the town on Tuesday.
Mr Bell is due to appear at York Magistrates' Court on Saturday morning.