The recent heatwave gave five consecutive days of 30ºC, but it wasn't a patch on the summer of 1976 with FIFTEEN consecutive days of 32ºCRead the full story ›
The number of jobs created by seaside tourism is continuing to grow according to a new study by Sheffield Hallam University. In Skegness and Cleethorpes alone six thousand people are being employed as a direct result of people holidaying in the UK. And in Scarborough and Whitby alone over five and a half thousand people have jobs due to tourism there.
New figures show a fifth of people in Yorkshire are going on holiday abroad without travel insurance. The research also shows some people in our region wrongly believe the EHIC medical card acts as a full insurance policy.
A new visitor attraction is opening its doors at Stockeld Park in Wetherby. 'Summer Adventure' will include an outdoor roller rink with roller disco every Saturday, a huge Yew tree maze, go kart track, one of the UK's biggest jumping pillows and electric scooters for hire.
Yorkshire Water is issuing a warning to people to stay out of its reservoirs as schools break-up and temperatures soar this week.Read the full story ›
Beaches in East Yorkshire are going to be patrolled by RNLI lifeguards when they start their weekend summer safety patrols this weekend.Read the full story ›
Mablethorpe's traditional beach huts will be unveiled to the public later after a ninety thousand pound makeover in time for the summer season .The huts will be available for hire from tomorrow.