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Lifestyle: 10 things to do this week in and around Scarborough

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James Walshaw

Boro make Walshaw signing

Scarborough Athletic have snapped up striker James Walshaw from Farsley Celtic and the club are hoping he will be available for today's home game against Trafford.

News
Chris Grayling boards a train in York on his way to Horsforth. Picture: Gary Longbottom

‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has come out fighting over his department’s commitment to the North as he insisted the region’s leaders have all the same powers to improve services as their counterparts in London.

Politics
£140,000 cost of bid to take over fire service

£140,000 cost of bid to take over fire service

A bid by North Yorkshire’s crime commissioner to take over the county’s fire service has come under fire after it emerged more than £140,000 was spent on consultants.

News
May King Tsang a trainer at the Google Digital Garage in Sheffield

Google confirms it will extend ‘digital bus tour’ in Yorkshire

Search engine giant Google is extending its Digital Garage ‘bus tour’ in Yorkshire to offer people of all ages digital training and advice through free workshops and face-to-face coaching.

Business

Futurist will be demolished

The Futurist theatre will not be saved.

News
Ayton Castle viewed from Castle Lane.

Walks: Ever-changing scenery on a delightful route

This is a delightful and easy to follow route, with ever-changing scenery. It’s just four miles south-west of Scarborough.

Outdoors
CCTV from the scene.

Thieves target village pub near Malton

Police have released CCTV of men they are trying to trace in connection with a pub theft in North Yorkshire.
Crime

VIDEO & REVIEW: Disney On Ice is a real Passport To Adventure at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena

Get your skates on...Disney On Ice is back at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena until Sunday - November 19, 2017 - and like the name of this year's show it's a real Passport To Adventure.

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Barnsley's own 'Queen of Egypt' TV star Prof Joann Fletcher

PREVIEW: Ancient Egypt comes to Barnsley with study workshops

Ancient Egypt fans in Yorkshire are to get the chance of a lifetime to spend up to three days studing the fascinating subject with the region's own TV experts Prof Joann Fletcher & Dr Stephen Buckley.

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Bradley's mum said they had a fantastic time in the town

Bradley Lowery's family want to buy holiday home for sick children in Scarborough

Bradley Lowery’s mum says she is hoping to create a holiday home in Scarborough for sick children and their families to spend time together.

News
Should the north of Yorkshire have one council?

Think tank calls for North Yorkshire’s district councils to be abolished or merged

Local councils responsible for services including waste collection and local planning in rural parts of Yorkshire should be abolished or merged with a larger county council to save money, a leading think tank has claimed today.

Politics
The burglary happened in Rothbury Street, Scarborough. Picture: Google

Valuable jewellery stolen during burglary at Scarborough home

Detectives are appealing for information after valuable jewellery was stolen during a burglary in Scarborough.

Crime
Officers have been policing protests in Kirby Misperton on an almost daily basis.

Latest figures reveal £230,000 spent in one month on policing Yorkshire fracking site protests

Policing ongoing protests at the region’s first fracking site cost North Yorkshire Police almost £250,000 last month, it was revealed today.

Crime
Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

There was a time when Morecambe was known as the Naples of the North.

Travel
Scarborough tide times

High Tides - November 17th - November 24th

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Environment
One of the previous meets

Car cruise back after damage by ‘rogue’ driver

A car cruise will return to Scarborough with the organisers saying it will be working with police to stop a repeat of the disruption caused during the last outing.

News

Icy blast heading toward Yorkshire as experts warn to prepare for long spell of freezing temperatures

Weather experts are warning of a cold snap that will see temperatures falling below freezing and lead to widespread frost over the coming few days.

News
The Big Sick.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

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TV and Film
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TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

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