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Two men charged after Whitby jewellery shop robbery

Two men have been charged in connection with a robbery in Whitby.

Gouldbuy jewellers store on Flowergate was robbed at around 12.30pm on May 1. Timothy William Moloney, 19, of Whitby and Andrew Peart, 18, of Whitby are due to appear at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on May 14.

Three other people arrested in connection with the robbery, a woman aged 21, and two men aged 18 and 25, remain on police bail.

Appeal to trace 'vulnerable' missing Stockton woman

Helen Willmore

Police are urgently appealing to trace 32-year-old Helen Willmore, from Stockton, who has not been seen since 8.30am on January 19.

Helen is 5’7” tall, slim with long, straight, dark brown hair. Officers say she could be in a black Citroen C1, registration NV58ZZB.

She is known to visit the Castle Eden Walkway area of Stockton as well as Whitby. Police believe she is vulnerable.

Anyone who has seen Helen or her vehicle yesterday or throughout the night is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones spotted bargain hunting in Whitby

Catherine Zeta-Jones was spotted looking for a bargain in Whitby. Credit: Ross Parry
According to staff at the Homeworks store, she looked at a canvas of Audrey Hepurn but then left without making a purchase. Credit: Ross Parry
The Welsh Hollywood star, pictured with her husband Michael Douglas, was in the area filming a big screen adaptation of Dad's Army. Credit: PA

Catherine Zeta-Jones has been spotted looking for a bargain in Whitby, North Yorkshire.

The Welsh Hollywood star was in the area filming a big screen adaptation of Dad's Army.

According to staff at the Homeworks store, she looked at a canvas of Audrey Hepurn but then left without making a purchase.

Whitby's piers "could collapse at any time"

The government's being urged to take Credit: PA Images

There are warnings that one of the piers which protects Whitby could "collapse at any time" as a plea for urgent government funding is made to protect the town. An appeal's been made to the Government for 3.8 million pounds of emergency funding to save the town's two landmark piers, amid warnings the situation is now "critical". A delegation of local politicians has told the Government that the harbour and surrounding homes and businesses could be at risk unless there is swift action.

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