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North Yorkshire communities 'outraged' that toilet closures considered by Council

People living in Staithes and Runswick Bay in North Yorkshire say they are 'outraged' at Scarborough Council's plans to consider closing all of their public toilets.

They're concerned it could affect the number of tourists visiting the area. Scarborough Council say there is currently a consultation going but they remain committed to providing public facilities.

Have you lost a snake?!

An albino corn snake has been found in Scarborough Credit: North Yorkshire Police

A missing snake has been found in Scarborough.

Police are now trying to trace it's owner.

The albino corn snake was found in Aberdeen Street this lunchtime (May 20th) - it had slithered into a garden and got stuck.

Officers made sure it was safe, and handed it over to the care of the RSPCA.

Such snakes are not venomous.


Scarborough man wanted for prison recall

Craig Uden, 27, from Scarborough is wanted for prison recall Credit: North Yorkshire Police

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for help to trace a man wanted for recall to prison.

Craig Uden, 27, has connections with Scarborough and is believed to be in the Scarborough area.

He was originally arrested for theft and assaulting a police officer. He was sentenced on 9 November 2015, and released from prison on 9 May 2016, but has since been recalled to custody as he has failed to reside at an approved address and displayed poor behaviour.

Anyone with any information about his whereabouts is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.

Road closed following serious collision in Scarborough

Police were called to a serious road traffic collision at Westborough, Scarborough at 12.45pm today.

The incident involves an elderly couple in a car and a bus.

Medics have also been called to the scene and have given urgent medical attention to the man who was driving the car.

The woman passenger has been treated at the scene but her injuries are not believed to be serious.

There are no reports of any further injuries at this time and it is believed that there were no passengers on the bus.

The road is currently closed near the Stephen Joseph Theatre and traffic is being diverted while investigations are carried out.

The incident currently remains ongoing and the road is likely to be closed for several hours.


Scarborough all set for Stage 3 finish

Crowds are gathering along North Bay at Scarborough for the finish of Stage 3 of the Tour de Yorkshire.

The riders are due to finish at around 4:25pm.

The Stage 3 finish line at North Bay, Scarborough Credit: ITV
The Stage 3 finish line at North Bay, Scarborough Credit: ITV
Tour de Yorkshire 2016 Stage 3 finish line in Scarborough Credit: ITV
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