RAF Fylingdales, the radar base in North Yorkshire, celebrates its 50th anniversary today.
Police want this man to come forward after a replica English civil war helmet was stolen in Whitby
Police say a body found in a derelict house in Whitby is that of a local man - and they are not treating the death as suspicious.
Police searching for missing sex offender Geoffrey Ball have received several reports of sightings of a man believed to be him in the Whitby area.
The most recent sighting was May 21 in the town centre area. It is believed he was wearing a navy blue hooded top, blue jeans and white trainers. He has also been seen in a black padded jacket.
Detective Inspector Kath Barber from Cleveland Police’s Public Protection Unit said: “Officers are concerned as to the methods he may use to obtain cash to travel further. Police would ask members of the public to be aware of requests for cash from people not known to them personally.
"We are not sure of where he might be staying. He could be using hotels or B&Bs. “Mr Ball has got previous convictions for violence which is why we would advise members of the public if they see him, not to approach him, but to call police immediately on 999.
“I would particularly urge people to be vigilant around social media sites as he uses them to make contact with people he doesn’t know.”
Whitby’s Captain Cook Memorial Museum has won gold in Visit England’s Awards for Excellence Competition 2013. The Museum won gold in the Small Visitor Attraction section against competition from all over the country.**
Sophie Forgan, Chairman of the Museum's Trustees said: ‘After last year’s White Rose Awards we could say we were ‘One of Yorkshire’s Best’. Now we can say we are ‘One of Britain’s Best’!
It's the fortieth anniversary of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway today. They'll be celebrating with a special stream train trip from Whitby to Pickering.
The line was closed to passengers in 1965 and freight in 1966 as a result of the Beeching Report. But the North Yorkshire Moors Railway reopened the line in 1973 and is now run as a successful tourist attraction.
North Yorkshire Police is renewing an appeal for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision near Whitby.
They are also trying trace a man called Mark, who is believed to live in Whitby and was a friend of Mr Darren Stawman, who died as a result.
The collision occurred near Mickleby on the A174, at the junction with the B1266, at 8.30pm on March 24.
A grey Alfa Romeo 147 car was travelling from Staithes towards Whitby when the collision happened.
– Traffic Sergeant Hamish Halloway, of North Yorkshire Police's Roads Policing Group
“The investigation has revealed Mr Stawman’s movements over on Friday and Saturday. However we are seeking any information that can assist with Mr Stawman’s movements between 9.30am and 8.30pm on Sunday 24 March 2013, when the collision occurred.
“I am particularly keen to trace his friend, Mark, who I believe lives in Whitby and was in contact with Mr Stawman. I urge Mark to contact me.”
Anyone who can help should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Hamish Halloway.
There are warnings for drivers to be take care when driving as footage at Sandsend, Whitby shows water covering the road.
The Quayside in Whitby has become the first fish and chip shop in Yorkshire to get the prestigious Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) stamp of approval - which assures that its fish is sustainably sourced.
Only 12 fish and chip shops in the UK have MSC certification.
The fish and chip shop is currently North East Champion in the Fish and Chip Independent Take-away of the Year awards.
Stuart Fusco, chef and director at Quayside, said: “We can tell our customers exactly where their golden haddock and hake came from, from the name of the boat down to the area where it was caught and on what date.
"Serving sustainably sourced fish is important as fish supplies have to be responsibly managed if we are to enjoy fish and chips for years to come.”
North Yorkshire Police are appealing for help to find a man in connection with a sexual assault on a teenage girl in Whitby last weekend.
Detectives want to speak to Gheorghe Mighali, 27, of no fixed abode, to help the investigation.
He is known to have visited the Whitby area on or around Tuesday March 5. He was seen in Middlesbrough on Thursday March 7, in Hartlepool on Friday and Newcastle the following Tuesday.
The incident in Whitby occurred in the Stakesby Road and Station Avenue area between 9pm and 10pm on Saturday March 9.
The victim, who is aged in her mid-teens, was approached and sexually assaulted by an unknown man.
A man who had gone missing while out walking in Robin Hood's Bay near Whitby has turned up safe and well. 61-year-old Alan McLean presented himself to a police station in Huddersfield last night. His disappearance had sparked a major search in North Yorkshire yesterday.
Detectives investigating the death of a 32-year-old man from Whitby have charged a woman with his murder. Rebecca Dormer, aged 22, was arrested following an incident at Spring Hill Court on Friday.
Dormer, appeared at Scarborough Magistrates' Court and was remanded in custody. The case has been transferred to Leeds Crown Court and will be heard on Wednesday.
A 24-year-old man who was also arrested in connection with the incident has been released without further police action. The victim has been named as Gareth Brian Matthews of Spring Hill Court, Spring Hill in Whitby.
Work has started to shore up cliffs at Whitby to protect the town's historic parish church amid fears it could fall into the sea. Engineers have started installing netting and bolts into the land next to St Mary's Church following a landslip last December. Authorities insist the church is safe.
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