Tributes have been paid this morning to those killed on the North Yorkshire coastline in the First World War bombardments exactly 100 years ago. Hundreds of shells rained down on Scarborough before German warships attacked Whitby in 1914. Twenty people were killed and hundreds more injured. There has been a flotilla in Scarborough where wreaths were placed on the water.
A memorial garden has been unveiled in Whitby to mark 100 years since German warships shelled the town.
Commemorations are taking place in Scarborough, Hartlepool and Whitby 100 years after the towns were devastated by the German bombardment.
Exactly 100 years ago Scarborough and Whitby were subjected to bombardments by German warships. Events are being held in commemoration.