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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.

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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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