There is controversy in Scarborough over calls to cull seagulls which have been branded a menace to public safety.
There is a growing campaign to limit the numbers by destroying the eggs. Conservationists and some locals disagree, though, and say far from being pests, the birds are part of the rich mix that makes life on the coast so special. Claire Ashforth reports.
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Conservative Ben Bradley admitted his claims were 'wholly untrue and false', and pledged a 'significant' donation to charity.
Weather outlook: Temperatures below average during the day and overnight. Up to 10 centimetres of snow expected on Monday in some parts.
The pub on Goodramgate was evacuated after a member of the public reported seeing a man with a firearm at around 5.50pm yesterday.