Sirius Minerals has issued its 'blueprint' for the York Potash project. It defines the logistics of costs and timings. With a £2.4 billion investment, over 1,000 long term jobs will be created and a further 1,500 jobs will be available indirectly.
The company will sink a mile-deep mine shaft in the heart of the North York Moors National Park, near Whitby. The mining firm wants to dig billions of tonnes of potash (a type of fertiliser) from beneath the moors and seabed.
Among the dead at Didcot is 'Whitby' Mick Collings from Brotton in East Cleveland.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of parents, teachers and pupils marched from Whitby Abbey down to the town's dock in protest to plans to close Eskdale School.
North Yorkshire Country Council says merging the school with a larger college nearby will benefit the children, but campaigners disagree.
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Eddie Hall, 41, had been working as a chef in Ho Chi Minh City for over a year but was reported missing in January.Read the full story ›
North Yorkshire County Council has decided that controversial proposals to close Eskdale School will now go to consultation.Read the full story ›
Eddie Hall, from Whitby, has been reported missing in Ho Chi Minh City. His family have made a desperate plea for help to find himRead the full story ›
Parents in Whitby have vowed to fight plans to close North Yorkshire's only remaining middle school.Read the full story ›
Parents in North Yorkshire are vowing to fight plans to close a middle school in Whitby and merge it with another.
Eskdale School, which has pupils aged 11 to 14, would be incorporated into the larger Cademon College.
North Yorkshire County Council says it is to improve standards and recruit more good teachers. However, parents are they are worried about upheaval for their children.
Downton Abbey's Joanne Froggatt, from Littlebeck near Whitby, has been nominated for a Golden Globe.
Joanna who plays Anna, Lady's Maid to Lady Mary Crawley, in Downton Abbey, was nominated in the category of best supporting actress in a series, limited series or TV movie.
It could be second time lucky for Joanne who won best supporting actress for her role in Downton Abbey last year.