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Child bitten by dog near Scarborough

Police in North Yorkshire are appealing for witnesses after a child was bitten by a dog at Cayton Village Caravan Park, near Scarborough.

A dog bit a child on August 13, leaving puncture wounds and bruising on his leg. The victim attended Scarborough General Hospital and was referred to his GP.

Officers are appealing for information about two dogs that were off-lead in the area that evening. A lurcher type dog and a black sheep dog.

The owners are descried as a white male, tall, with long hair down to his shoulders and of a chubby build, as a white female, late 40’s with blonde hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.

Scarborough Waterpark opens to the public

Alpamare Scarborough is finally open to the public. Credit: Alpamare UK

Alpamare Scarborough, the biggest waterpark the UK has ever seen has today opened its doors, slides and pools to the public for the very first time.

The development, which has been built overlooking North Bay, represents an investment of £14 million and will play a key role in the strategy to retain Scarborough’s status as the second most visited town in England after London.

The park was originally due to open on Thursday 28th July.

The slides, all different, are up to 120 metres long. Credit: Alpamare UK

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Alpamare Scarborough: Boss vows 'perfect' opening

Alpamare Scarborough waterpark Credit: Alpamare Scarborough

Waterpark bosses have told ITV Tyne Tees they will be ready for a 'perfect' weekend opening.

Alpamare Scarborough was originally due to open on Thursday but has been put back until Saturday.

Dr Anton Hoefter, chief executive officer of Alpamare told ITV Tyne Tees they were dealing with a number of problems, which should be remedied by the weekend.

We've had a number of problems cumulated. Right now we have to fix those problems, so we've delayed the opening by two days so we can make sure that when people come and when they are willing to pay the price, everything in here will be absolutely perfect.

– Dr Anton Hoefter, chief executive officer of Alpamare

Friend pays tribute to A64 crash victims

Tributes have been paid to four members of the same family who died in a car crash in North Yorkshire.

Joy and Derek Green were travelling in the same car as another couple who had just got married. They were also killed.

They were involved in an accident with a lorry on the A64 between Scarborough and Malton on Friday.

Rachel Bullock has been speaking to friend Roy Buckley:

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New ministerial job for North Yorkshire MP

Robert Goodwill: on the road to a new ministry Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Archive/Press Association Images

A North Yorkshire MP has been given a new ministerial job by the Prime Minister Theresa May.

Robert Goodwill, the Conservative MP for Scarborough and Whitby, was a Transport Minister under David Cameron.

He is now the Minister for Immigration in the Home Office.

Scarborough: Teenage girls missing

India Osbourne Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Two 14 year old girls have been reporting missing from home in Scarborough.

India Osbourne was last seen at around 10 pm in the Oxcliff area of Scarborough. She is believed to be with Morgan Buckley who hasn't been seen since 6.30 pm in Cloughton near Scarborough.

India is 5ft 4" with long fair hair, she is wearing blue jeans, a black top, red coat and black adidas trainers.

Morgan is 5ft 7" with very long, straight blond hair and is wearing a green bomber jacket and jeans.

The girls may be with other friends.

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