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Final preparations ahead of Whitby Regatta

Final preparations are underway ahead of this year's Whitby Regatta.

A ladies' crew from Fisherman's Rowing Club Credit: ITV News

Rowing teams have been practising ahead of the race which is the highlight of the year for the rowers and for thousands more who come to enjoy Whitby's annual maritime festival.

The Fishermans' crews compete against their town rivals the Friendship Club - and also Scarborough Rowing Club.

A mens' crew from Fisherman's Rowing Club Credit: ITV News

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The Magpie Cafe thanks fire crews for help

The Magpie Cafe on Pier Road, Whitby has tweeted to say thank you to the fire crews that helped them during a fire at the restaurant last night.

The fish and chip shop also said that nobody had been hurt during the incident.

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