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.
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 ›