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Two men charged over death of Scarborough man

Richard Ian Walker

Two men have been charged with murder after a man was found dead at a flat in Scarborough.

Richard Ian Walker, better known as 'Ricky', was discovered dead at an address on Princess Street on Thursday 20th October.

Two men aged 42 and 39 have been charged with his murder. They have been remanded in custody and will appear at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 25th.

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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

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
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