Seagulls and their effect on tourism have been top of the agenda at a Scarborough Council meeting.
The town has been plagued by gulls dive bombing visitors for food and ripping open refuse sacks.
Now efforts to curb their numbers have been stepped up, as Chris Kiddey reports:
Police are asking for the public's help to trace missing man Mark Gell, 34, who is from the York area, after finding his deserted car.Read the full story ›
The landlord of a seaside inn has hit back after a guest claimed he was 'dishonest' for failing to warn them about squawking seagulls.Read the full story ›
Health services that dealt with a double murderer should have identified the probability that he would re-offendRead the full story ›
A missing man from Middlesbrough has potentially been spotted in Whitby.Read the full story ›
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.
Figures released today by the RNLI show the most common reason for rescue in 2014 was machine failure.Read the full story ›
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.
North Yorkshire Police have just reported a serious accident on the road between Middlesbrough and Whitby (17.41 December 31).
Today marks the centenary of the bombardment of Hartlepool, Scarborough and Whitby.
One hundred years ago today five German battle cruisers struck the North East coast. Many civilians were killed and injured.
People in Hartlepool are marking the centenary this morning.