McBusted announce Scarborough tour date

Pop supergroup McBusted have announced that they will take to the stage for one night only at the Scarborough Open Air Theatre on 27 June.

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Police are appealing for the public's help to find a missing teenager who is believed to be in the Scarborough area.

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Man charged over Scarborough violence

A man has been charged by police in connection with violent incidents in Scarborough.

A 38-year-old man has been charged on several counts including affray, assault and section 18 wounding with intent after a 38-year-old woman and a 48-year-old man were injured during two incidents in the Eastfield area at around 11pm on Saturday 14 December.

The offender is due to appear at Scarborough Magistrates' Court today.

Scarborough's listed beach huts damaged in fire

They survived the worst tidal surge in over half a century.

But now some of Scarborough's historic beach huts have been badly damaged by fire.

The Grade Two listed buildings were engulfed in flames yesterday (December 9). It's not yet known how the fire started.

It comes as the clean up continues following last week's destructive floods which could leave the seaside resort with a repair bill of up to three quarters of a million pounds.

There have been calls for the Government to help cover the cost of the clean up.

From Scarborough, Frazer Maude reports.

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Police condemn officer assaults

North Yorkshire Police have condemned an attack on two police officers in Scarborough.

Inspector Andy Short, of Scarborough Safer Neighbourhood Team, said:

"The violence against the officers carrying out their duty to maintain law and order on the streets of Scarborough is wholly unacceptable and something we will absolutely not tolerate.

"There will be a zero tolerance approach to anyone committing violent crime anywhere in the District, drunkenness is not an excuse to assault members of the public, door staff or police officers.

"I would like to thank the door staff from the nightclub, who stepped in to assist officers arrest those involved. CCTV footage of the incidents is also being used as part of the evidence against the offenders"

"I am also appealing to everyone else who was in the area at the time to come forward and contact the police, as they will have information that can assist with this investigation."

– Insp Andy Short, North Yorkshire Police

Six arrested over Scarborough police assault

Six men have been arrested after an attack on two police officers in Scarborough.

The incident happened on St Thomas Street, outside Boleyn's nightclub at around 3:30am on Sunday. A group of men assaulted both a male and female officer as they were arresting people involved in a disorder.

The officers were kicked, punched, head-butted and spat at by the offenders although neither were seriously injured. Door staff from Boleyn's assisted the police officers during the disorder.

Six men from Scarborough, aged between 18 and 24, have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody.

Men charged over Scarborough murder

Detectives investigating the death of a man in Scarborough have charged two men with murder.

The men aged 34 and 29 were arrested following the death of 41-year-old local man John Binns at an address on Eastborough on Wednesday 7 August.

They have also been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.

Two other men, both aged 30, have also been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.

One of the men also faces a charge of assisting an offender.

All four men have been remanded in police custody and will appear at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on Monday 12 August.

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Detective appeals for witnesses to Scarborough murder

The officer leading an investigation into the death of a man in Scarborough has asked anyone who saw four men in the area on Wednesday evening.

"If you were in the Eastborough area between 9.30pm and midnight on Wednesday 7 August, I urge you to come forward and contact Scarborough CID straight away as you may have vital information that could help our enquiries.

“I am particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have seen a group of four men as they left the scene, one of who was wearing a pair of light coloured tracksuit bottoms. It is possible that they dispersed and made their way individually towards Queen’s Terrace, between 11.30pm and 11.45pm."

– Detective Superintendent Dai Malyn, North Yorkshire Police

Driver seriously injured in tree crash

Cross Lane in Scarborough was closed for nearly three hours Credit: North Yorkshire Police

A 21 year old man was seriously injured when his car hit a tree in Scarborough. Fire crews had to cut the man from his car on Thursday evening.

He was taken to Scarborough General Hospital and treated for two broken arms, neck and spinal injuries.

Police thank public for co-operation with murder inquiry

North Yorkshire Police have issued a statement thanking local people in Eastborough, in Scarborough, for co-operating with investigations after a man was found dead this morning.

"I would like to thank the residents and business owners on Eastborough for their patience and understanding while the road was closed. I am sure they recognise the importance of gathering all of the crucial evidence regarding following this very tragic incident.”

– Chief Inspector Mark Grange, North Yorkshire Police

More details: Murder investigation in Scarborough

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