Police are appealing for the public's help to find a missing teenager who is believed to be in the Scarborough area.
A teenager has been stabbed to death in Scarborough. Police say it happened near to the Olympia amusement arcades last night.
A Scarborough man has been jailed for five-and-a-half years at York Crown Court after pleading guilty to assault and false imprisonment.
– Humberside Police
HUMBERSIDE Police were contacted by Scarborough General Hospital, shortly after 0600hrs yesterday morning (Sunday 17 March ), after a Bridlington man had been taken to the hospital by a friend in a serious condition.
The 23-year-old man was sadly pronounced dead at hospital and the police notified.
The circumstances of the man's death are not clear and officers are currently undertaking enquiries to establish events leading to his death.
There were no signs of violence and a post mortem examination is due to take place tomorrow (Tuesday 19 March) which is hoped may provide further information.
It's being reported that a 23-year-old man has died after being taken to hospital from the home of the artist David Hockney in Bridlington.
A clean up operation is underway on a 15 mile stretch of coastline between Scarborough and Speeton after deposits were washed up onto beaches late yesterday afternoon and overnight.
Andy Skelton, Scarborough Borough Council’s Head of Environmental Services said:
"The substance has been found at Scarborough South Bay, Cornelian Bay, Cayton Bay, and Filey. At this time, it is not known where the oil has come from but the strong easterly winds and heavy sea conditions are thought to have assisted the oil’s journey to the shoreline.
"The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has been trying to determine the source of the pollution, including conducting a surveillance flight, and together with the Environment Agency, is arranging for samples of the substance to be tested."
The Borough Council is also warning local surfing groups to stay out of the sea until further notice. They are also putting up warning signs at the beaches to advise the public of the problems.
Proposals are again being raised to look at disbanding eight councils across North Yorkshire and replacing them with fewer unitary authorities.
The leader of Labour Group on Scarborough Council, Cllr Eric Broadbent, says it would save money, although critics say any changes would be costly.
England's biggest county is currently served by seven district councils and the county council. Proposals to create a single unitary authority were thrown out in 2007.
Leaders and Chief Executives of the authorities are meeting at County Hall in Northallerton, where the latest suggestions will be raised.
The Saturdays have announced that their show at Scarborough Open Air Theatre has been brought forward by a day. The multi-platinum selling band will now perform on Friday 23rd August.
Scarborough Borough Council says tickets already bought will still be valid on the new date. For those people unable to make the show, full refunds are being offered; for tickets bought locally, the booking fee will also be refunded.
Scarborough Council is meeting today to strip Jimmy Savile of his freedom of the borough. His names was removed from the role of honour last year, when it was also agreed in principal that his freedom should be revoked. This is the first time this sort of thing has happened.
Demolition work is expected to start on homes left dangerously close to the edge of a cliff in North Yorkshire after a landslip last month.
Four properties at Knipe Point in Scarborough are affected by the slippage, which is the second in recent years.
Three homes had to be pulled down in 2008.
A report from Scarborough Council in 2009 found the stretch of coastline is sensitive to seasonal groundwater fluctuation.
The chief executive of a theme park in North Yorkshire, who was accused of attacking a ticket tout, has had his case thrown out of court. Gordon Gibb walked free from Scarborough Magistrates this morning after witnesses failed to turn up. Here's James Webster.