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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

Murder investigation in Scarborough

North Yorkshire Police were called by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service, which had attended a serious assault at an address in Eastborough on Wednesday night.

Despite the efforts of paramedics a man in his 30s was pronounced dead at the scene.

Four men were arrested a short time later at an address on Queen’s Terrace, Scarborough. They are being questioned by detectives.

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Murder investigation in Scarborough

A murder investigation has begun after a man died at a seaside resort in North Yorkshire.

The man, who has not been identified, died shortly after police were called to reports of an assault at a flat in Scarborough at about midnight.

North Yorkshire Police said four men had been arrested in connection with the inquiry.

Eastborough is currently closed and is expected to remain closed while investigations are underway.

Full Report: Calls for seagull culling in Scarborough

There is controversy in Scarborough over calls to cull seagulls which have been branded a menace to public safety.

There is a growing campaign to limit the numbers there by destroying the eggs.

Conservationists and some locals disagree. They say that far from being pests, the birds are part of the rich mix that makes the life on the coast so special.

Watch the full report below.


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Facebook feedback on plans to cull seagulls

Facebook feedback on seagull culling plans Credit: PA

Neil Vary: Keep the seagulls. Cull the councillors they do more damage.

Jane Sharp: It's the seaside, the sea side without seagulls is like the seaside without fish n chips, come on leave the birds alone.

Rosalina Kennedy: Birds have been around a lot longer than man... therefore they were here first and it is us humans that are a menace!

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Pictures: Has Scarborough been taken over by seagulls?

There are fresh calls today for the people of Scarborough to reclaim their streets, following fears that the resort has been taken over by seagulls. One local councillor has called for the birds to be culled, others are suggesting its the Councillors that the town could do without.

Seagulls on the beach in Scarborough Credit: Calendar
People enjoying the Scarborough sunshine Credit: Calendar
Scarborough seagulls on the beach Credit: Calendar

Four charged over Scarborough burglary

Four people have been charged in connection with a burglary in Scarborough.

Thieves broke into a house on Fairfax Street in the early hours on Tuesday morning and stole the homeowners car. Five people were arrested after the incident, four of which have been charged by police. They include:

  • A 41-year-old man from Scarborough charged with burglary
  • A 41-year-old man from Doncaster charged with burglary
  • A 42-year-old man from Scarborough charged with burglary
  • A 34-year-old woman from Scarborough charged with two counts of handling stolen goods

All four have been remanded in custody and will appear at Scarborough Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

A 36-year-old woman who was arrested has been released on police bail.

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