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Trains at standstill on TransPennine line after person hit by train

A TransPennine train bound for Scarborough (library image) Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Press Association Images

There is disruption on First Transpennine Express line between York and Scarborough due to person being hit by a train.

Lines through the area are currently closed and trains at a standstill. Trains are likely to be delayed by at least 30 minutes.


Scarborough cinema development moves step closer

Scarborough Council has given outline approval to plans for a new cinema complex at North Bay.

The development on the former Atlantis Waterpark site will feature up to seven screens.

It will also include six commercial units, up to 24 residential apartments and a multi-storey car park.

The plans will also need to go before the Government's Planning Inspectorate due to the scale of the development.

Motorcyclist dies in Scarborough hospital following crash

A 23-year-old motorcyclist, involved in a collision with another vehicle, has died at Scarborough Hospital.

The accident happened at around 7:30pm on Friday August 21st, when the motorcycle rider collided with a white Toyota Yaris on Dunslow Road, Eastfield in Scarborough.

North Yorkshire Police are renewing their appeal for witnesses and information to assist the investigation.

In particular, they are asking people to come forward who recall seeing the distinctive motorcycle, a black Honda CB600 Hornet with a silver frame and blue piping, prior to the collision.

Officers say it would have been on the A64 as it travelled towards Scarborough from Malton or as it entered Dunslow Road in the direction of Cayton as it approached the collision scene outside the Vantage Toyota garage.

'Extensive searches' for missing man driving an Audi

Police say they are very concerned for the welfare of a man who has been reported missing from home in Scarborough.

Officers are urging the public to look out for Gary Sheffield, aged 51, who was last seen at 8.30am today, August 8th, at his home in Chatsworth Gardens, Scarborough.

  • Gary is described as 6ft tall, bald, clean shaven, of slim build, and with blue eyes.

He is reportedly driving a black Audi A3, and may visit the Cleveland area.

Officers are conducting extensive searches to locate Gary, and are appealing to anyone who sees someone matching his description to get in touch by calling 101.


Girl, 14, hit by a car in Scarborough

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a 14-year-old girl was hit by a car in Scarborough.

The girl was hit on Princess Royal Park on April 14 at 9.15pm. She suffered a minor leg injury. The car involved was driven by a man in his thirties with a bald head and facial hair.

Police want to speak to the driver of the car.

Extensive searches for 13-year-old Scarborough girl

Tashanna Walker

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find missing 13-year-old Tashanna Walker from Scarborough. Tashanna was reported missing from home on March 15. Police believe she could be heading to London.

Extensive searches have been carried out overnight in the Scarborough area and further afield and those searches remain ongoing today.

Anyone with information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.

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