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North Yorkshire Council Commits to Whitby Piers - Yorkshire Coast Radio (Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:15:53 GMT)

Yorkshire Coast Radio

North Yorkshire Council Commits to Whitby Piers
Yorkshire Coast Radio
"I can confirm that NYCC does believe we should share some of the responsibility in protecting Whitby and its infrastructure by making sure the piers are in good repair. After all, Whitby is one of North Yorkshire's Crown Jewels. I believe that other ...


Walking with dinosaurs: fossil hunting on the North Yorkshire coast - The Guardian (Sat, 11 Mar 2017 07:01:17 GMT)

The Guardian

Walking with dinosaurs: fossil hunting on the North Yorkshire coast
The Guardian
Will Watts meets me at the Watermark cafe on Scarborough's North Bay seafront. We get in his car and set off up the coast. We are heading for Saltwick Bay near Whitby, where we will go for a walk. “Will,” I say after a minute, “I can't help but notice ...


Whitby Man Sentenced for Illegal Fishing - Yorkshire Coast Radio (Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:29:09 GMT)

Yorkshire Coast Radio

Whitby Man Sentenced for Illegal Fishing
Yorkshire Coast Radio
The Yorkshire Esk is one of the few rivers in the United Kingdom that still has a population of pearl mussels. We are grateful to North Yorkshire Police for their support in apprehending the defendant. Anyone who believes that illegal fishing is taking ...

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Cylinders Explode In Suspected Arson In Whitby - Yorkshire Coast Radio (Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:31:00 GMT)

Yorkshire Coast Radio

Cylinders Explode In Suspected Arson In Whitby
Yorkshire Coast Radio
One of the fires contained eight small cylinders, which had all exploded before fire crews arrived. The second fire involved a 15kg propane cylinder, which fortunately did not explode. North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service say they believe the cause ...
Fire crews called to exploding rubbish pileYorkshire Post

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Stafford Rangers lend a hand to rescue Whitby Town radio equipment - Staff Newsletter (Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:54:47 GMT)

Staff Newsletter

Stafford Rangers lend a hand to rescue Whitby Town radio equipment
Staff Newsletter
At the weekend, Whitby were at Nantwich Town, and the Seasiders' radio team left their equipment at the Weaver Stadium. Struggling to find a way of getting it from Cheshire to North Yorkshire, a plea was put out by the station's lead commentator Andrew ...

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Welcome to Whitby, Yorkshire - Wavelength Magazine (Sun, 19 Mar 2017 17:42:10 GMT)

Wavelength Magazine

Welcome to Whitby, Yorkshire
Wavelength Magazine
Surrounded on three sides by the spectacular North Yorkshire Moors National Park, the small town is an eclectic mix of picturesque fishermen's cottages, storied Georgian town houses, cobbled streets, nooks and snickets. It can also lay claim to having ...


Across the moors to Whitby, a revamp for a classic rail route - Yorkshire Post (Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:45:30 GMT)

Yorkshire Post

Across the moors to Whitby, a revamp for a classic rail route
Yorkshire Post
Mr Bailey said: “The recent extension to Whitby Station has opened more journey opportunities for visitors to Whitby and the North York Moors National Park. Delivery of the project will secure all this and create more jobs and apprenticeships.” A ...

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Farmlife Framed: 4 super sheep photographs - FarmersWeekly (Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:17:48 GMT)

FarmersWeekly

Farmlife Framed: 4 super sheep photographs
FarmersWeekly
We really enjoy seeing your shots – whether it's livestock and crops or people and pets. From the scenic and the serious to the fun and the funny, your pictures are a great insight into agriculture and rural living – and Farmlife Framed is the slot ...

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Public Drop In At Whitby Hospital - Yorkshire Coast Radio (Thu, 16 Mar 2017 06:01:21 GMT)

Yorkshire Coast Radio

Public Drop In At Whitby Hospital
Yorkshire Coast Radio
It will give members of the public the chance to look at the design proposals for the redevelopment, pose questions to representatives from NHS Property Services, designers of the new property and staff from North Yorkshire County Council. There will ...

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Steam locomotive The Whitby Flyer makes its way through Teesside - Gazette Live (Sat, 18 Mar 2017 12:30:45 GMT)

Gazette Live

Steam locomotive The Whitby Flyer makes its way through Teesside
Gazette Live
... a few hours in the seaside town before retracing its route back to York. The day's featured steam trains were the ex-LNER B1 4-6-0 No.61264 and BR Standard Class 4 2-6-0 No.76084. Standard class tickets to ride on The Whitby Flyer were on sale for £99.


Sirius Minerals and the battle to build Britain's deepest mine - Financial Times (Fri, 10 Mar 2017 10:53:56 GMT)

Financial Times

Sirius Minerals and the battle to build Britain's deepest mine
Financial Times
When a stranger came sloshing through the mud of John Cook's farmyard one day in 2011, he had no inkling of the profound effect the visit would have on his future and on the place he lives — the tranquil moorland of North Yorkshire. The visitor, Will ...

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Well it did inspire Dracula! Couple say they saw the ghost of a man and his dog after going for a romantic stroll at ... - Daily Mail (Fri, 10 Mar 2017 14:33:46 GMT)

Daily Mail

Well it did inspire Dracula! Couple say they saw the ghost of a man and his dog after going for a romantic stroll at ...
Daily Mail
Stacey Bresnen and her boyfriend Lee Stammers had just climbed the famous 199 steps up to the Church of Saint Mary in Whitby, North Yorkshire, when they snapped the spooky silhouettes. The pair had been hunting for the graves of two people who were ...

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Meet some of the 2100 animals this Whitby woman is trying to build a hospital for - Gazette Live (Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:04:49 GMT)

Gazette Live

Meet some of the 2100 animals this Whitby woman is trying to build a hospital for
Gazette Live
She cares for around 2,100 creatures every year at Whitby Wildlife Sanctuary. “At the moment we have 25 hedgehogs, some injured mallards about 100 pigeons and a three legged fox named Arya,” she said. But nurturing nature back to health isn't cheap.


North Yorkshire Fire Service 'In Crisis' - Yorkshire Coast Radio (Thu, 16 Mar 2017 06:01:21 GMT)

Yorkshire Coast Radio

North Yorkshire Fire Service 'In Crisis'
Yorkshire Coast Radio
I think it's an insult to the members of the public of North Yorkshire that their fire cover is being reduced and tax payers are being asked to pay more, year on year. ... The next nearest appliances would have been coming from Sherburn, Filey or Whitby.

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The top five literary locations to visit in Yorkshire - from Bronte Country to Whitby Abbey - Gazette Live (Sat, 04 Mar 2017 18:13:05 GMT)

Gazette Live

The top five literary locations to visit in Yorkshire - from Bronte Country to Whitby Abbey
Gazette Live
What you may not realise, though, is that the original masterpiece of terror was inspired by Yorkshire and much of the action takes place there. The ship bringing the vampire to England ran aground on the windswept North Sea coast at Whitby and the ...


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