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Police warn public not to approach car in N. Yorks

North Yorkshire Police has issued an urgent appeal warning the public not to approach a car in the east of the county, possibly near Scarborough.

A separate message on the North Yorkshire Police Facebook page said the vehicle could be parked or moving and reiterated the warning not to approach the vehicle under any circumstances.

The force referred media enquiries to Humberside Police, who said there was 'concern' for the person inside the vehicle.

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Remembering the Scarborough Lifeboat Disaster

The RNLI flag will be lowered at 3pm Credit: ITV News

A service will be held this afternoon to remember three Scarborough Lifeboat crew members who lost their lives exactly sixty years ago.

The vessel capsized near the harbour mouth, while escorting fishing boats to safety in terrible weather.

A commemoration will be held at 3pm at the lifeboat house.

Scarborough remembers the past and looks to the future

It's sixty years tomorrow since one of the worst disasters in Scarborough's lifeboat history. The crew went out in a storm to escort fishing boats back to shore but the lifeboat capsized close to the harbour, killing three of the crew. A service will he held tomorrow to mark the occasion and commemorate all lifeboat crew who've lost their lives at sea.

It'll also mark the end of an era as the current crew get ready to move from the lifeboat house.

Watch James Webster's report here.

Scarborough councillors meet to discuss seagulls problem

Councillors in Scarborough will meet later today to discuss plans to control the area's seagull population. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
Concerns were raised over the summer after a record number of complaints about the birds menacing locals and visitors. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Councillors in Scarborough will meet later today to discuss plans to control the area's seagull population.

Concerns were raised over the summer after a record number of complaints about the birds menacing locals and visitors.

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Man from Scarborough killed when car overturned

Police have named a man who died in a crash on the A64 in North Yorkshire was named as 22-year-old Alexander Paul Baron, from Scarborough.

He was a passenger in a car travelling near Tadcaster, which overturned and came to rest in a ditch. The driver, a 24-year-old man, was treated in hospital for minor injuries.

Alexander Paul Baron, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene. Credit: North Yorkshire Police
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