Scarborough Borough Council is spending £36,500 appointing a 'specialist contractor' to deal with the 'nuisance gulls'.Read the full story ›
Plants, flowers and herbs used in the display will be those which grow in and around the coastal area.Read the full story ›
People living by the North East Coast are being warned that they could experience flooding.
The Environment Agency has issued a warning for the North Sea Coast including tidal River Esk. Flooding is possible for The North Sea coast from Staithes to Whitby including Sandsend and tidal River Esk.
It is also possible from Berwick to St Mary's Lighthouse.
Scientists are being drafted in to try and save 25 cottages in one of the East Coast's most picturesque villages which are threatened by erosion.
The homes which stand on the top of cliffs in the hamlet of Cowbar, near Staithes, north of Whitby, are at risk after a series of huge rockfalls over the past five years. The only road to the hamlet - which is a just a few metres from the cliff edge, could also crumble into the sea after it was discovered the clifftop is overhanging.
Now surveyors are set to use lasers to monitor hour by hour any further collapses of the cliffs.
Scarborough Council, which is set to appoint experts from Durham University to carry out the work, says the "increasing trend of rockfall is concerning."
Whitby campaigners and businesses tell ITV News Tyne Tees they want Scarborough Borough Council to do 'urgent renovations' on the harbour.Read the full story ›
A flood alert has been issued by the Environment Agency for the North Sea Coast from Staithes to Whitby including tidal River Esk.
Flooding is possible for The North Sea coast from Staithes to Whitby including Sandsend and tidal River Esk .
Low lying coastal land and roads will be affected first. People living in these areas are being asked to be prepared.
A four minutes' silence to be held for the four victims of the Didcot Power Station collapse six months ago.
'Whitby' Mick Collings, who was from Brotton on Teesside was among those killed when a building collapsed in February. The families of those who lost their lives are due to gather at the site in Oxfordshire.
The remainder of the Power Station was brought down in a controlled explosion last month.
The families of the men are to gather outside the site tomorrow at 4pm to pay tribute.
A North Yorkshire MP has been given a new ministerial job by the Prime Minister Theresa May.
Robert Goodwill, the Conservative MP for Scarborough and Whitby, was a Transport Minister under David Cameron.
He is now the Minister for Immigration in the Home Office.
The children were safely transferred to the all weather boat and waited in the wheelhouse until the ropes had been attached.Read the full story ›
Volunteer lifeboat crews are assisting a fishing vessel which has sunk in Whitby harbour overnight.Read the full story ›