A man is reported to have fallen more than 100 ft from Whitby's high level bridge into the River Esk - without an obvious injury, according to a social media posting by the town's lifeboat crew.
ILB called earlier,this time up river to New Bridge.A man had been seen falling over 100feet into the water, and without obvious injury!
Lifeguards have saved a little boy who fell into the water from rocks near Whitby Pier and was carried out to sea.
A quick thinking member of the public threw a life ring for the boy to hold onto while a RNLI lifeguard swam out to rescue him.
The boy was given CPR and started to breath. He was then taken to hospital by air ambulance.
"Thanks to the quick actions of the lifeguards and members of the public the casualty was quickly pulled from the water. It is very unusual for anyone who isn't breathing to start breathing again on their own after just one rescue breath but its a fantastic result. We all wish him a speedy recovery. " said lifeguard Christine Milner.
Two historic steam trains have arrived side by side in Whitby today to mark the launch of a second platform at the town's station.
Thousands of people have been braving the weather at Whitby regatta which comes to a close tonight.
The Red Arrows have been one of the highlights of the annual three day event as they staged a full display yesterday evening. But the bad weather forced the rowing races to be postponed.
Thousands of people will be in Whitby later for the third and final day of this year's Regatta.
There will be fierce rivalry on show in the last of the rowing races as well as all the fun of the fair at what is the town's biggest annual tourist event.
Former England cricket all-rounder Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff is set to swap the crease for a taste of high seas adventure when he is expected to take part in a raft race at this weekend's Whitby Regatta.
The 36-year-old, who retired from international Test cricket five years ago, is filming a series for Sky1 called "Flintoff: Lord of the Flies", in which he and a friend tour the country in an eco-friendly mobile fish and chip van and take part in local events.
Thousands of visitors are expected in Whitby for the three day regatta, which begins on Saturday. The raft race, which is held in the harbour, is at 4pm, on Saturday. The Red Arrows are scheduled to fly their aerobatic display at 6.30pm on Sunday.
Police have released the name of the man who died after falling from cliffs at Kettleness near Runswick Bay on Friday 18 July 2014. Malcolm Hall, 51, was from Skelton near Saltburn.
In a statement his family said:
our family was devastated by the sudden and tragic death of Mac. Not only have we lost a son, brother, dad, granddad and uncle, we have also lost a friend who loved his family dearly and was always there for us whenever we needed him, no matter what. It is a small comfort to us knowing that Mac died doing something that he loved. He will be terribly missed by us and his wide circle of friends who we would like to thank for their kind words of comfort, love and support.
On Friday July 19 a 51-year-old fell to his death at a coastal beauty spot in North Yorkshire. Police have now named him as Malcolm Hall - affectionately known as Mac - from Skelton, near Saltburn.
His family have said: "Our family was devastated by the sudden and tragic death of Mac.
"Not only have we lost a son, brother, dad, granddad and uncle, we have also lost a friend who loved his family dearly and was always there for us whenever we needed him, no matter what.
"It is a small comfort to us knowing that Mac died doing something that he loved.
"He will be terribly missed by us and his wide circle of friends who we would like to thank for their kind words of comfort, love and support."
A man in his twenties was arrested for manslaughter and has been released on bail.
It has been reported the two were looking for the precious stone 'jet'.
British Transport Police are hoping to speak to a man as they investigate an incident on a train between Whitby and Middlesbrough at around 10.30pm on Friday 11 July.
A man, who police say may have been under the influence of alcohol, verbally abused staff on the train and then slapped one of them.
The man continued to shout at the victim and slapped him again before other passengers intervened.
He got off the train at Middlesbrough with a woman.
Anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV image is asked to contact police.
Calendar understands that detectives investigating the death of a climber who fell from cliffs near Whitby have arrested the dead man's climbing partner on suspicion of manslaughter.
The 51-year-old victim, who was from the Cleveland area, was abseiling down the 375ft high cliffs at Kettleness last Friday when he fell. His climbing partner, a man in his twenties from the Whitby area, has been arrested and released on police bail.
It is understood that detectives are examining the climbing equipment the men were using to determine if it played a part in the tragedy.