A Whitby father says he is taking on this year's London Marathon in the hope his daughter might see a cure for diabetes in her life time.Read the full story ›
A life size replica of the ship 18th century explorer Captain Cook sailed to Australia is to get a new home in Whitby.Read the full story ›
Police want to trace two men after clothing was stolen from a shop in Whitby.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault that left a 51-year-old man with serious head injuries.
An altercation occurred between two men at the Windmill Inn, Stainsacre Lane in Whitby at around 8pm, on 8 September.
The victim was taken by ambulance to James Cook Hospital.
A 48-year-old man from Whitby has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and has been released on conditional bail.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.
At around 4am on the morning of Sunday 27 August, police were alerted of a man and woman on a passenger boat in suspicious circumstances.Read the full story ›
Police in Whitby are appealing for information to help identify the man in the CCTV image. They want to confirm he is safe and well.Read the full story ›
A man has been left with head and arm injuries after being hit by a horse box in Whitby.Read the full story ›
Mark Arries and Edward Ide were found dead on the fishing vessel Eshcol as it was moored in Whitby harbour in January 2014.Read the full story ›
Two Northumberland fishermen were found dead on the fishing vessel Eshcol as it was moored in Whitby harbour in January 2014.Read the full story ›
An unknown device has been found on a beach in Whitby.
Police received report of an object at Sandsend today, July 26th, at around 9am.
A bomb disposal team, the police and Coastguard are at the beach which has been closed and cordoned off.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency said a member of the public reported ordnance at Sandsend Beach on Tuesday 25th.
Adam Turner, senior coastguard operations officer for UK Coastguard, said he was waiting for the army bomb disposal team to assess the situation.
"Until that time, we have taken measures to set up a cordon and clear that area of the beach to keep the public safe.
"We are appealing to people to stay from this area until it has been declared safe by EOD.
'We have no further information at this time but we will hopefully provide an update after the EOD team have assessed the situation."
Whitby RNLI has tweeted saying 'good work from our friends at the local Coastguard':