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View from the Zoo: Predator that leads a solitary life in the wild

This week at Flamingo Land we celebrated one of our Sumatran tiger’s birthday. We have a male tiger named Bawa and our female tiger, Surya, turned eight on Sunday 5 February. Bawa originally came from the Wildlife Heritage Foundation in Kent, and Surya from Paignton zoo in Devon. Bawa is named after an island just off the coast of Sumatra whilst Surya is Indonesian for Sun.

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Cayton Reserves have quit the Saturday League

Cayton Reserves quit the Saturday League

Struggling Scarborough News Saturday League side Cayton Reserves have called it quits.
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Scalby's Dave Wedge progresses with the ball during their 2-0 win at Ayton Reserves. Picture by Steve Lilly.

SUNDAY LEAGUE: Heslerton beat FILO to grab first win of the season

Billy Bown's Heslerton side grabbed their first win of the season at the 11th attempt after beating FILO 7-4.
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The society is holding days of action.

Society drive helps homeless

Two North Yorkshire branches of Yorkshire Building Society are holding days of action in support of a new three-year charity partnership with End Youth Homelessness (EYH).

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Weekly Walk - round Hutton Buscel, snowdrops in St Matthews Church graveyard

Country Diary: ‘Fair Maids of February’ are welcome sight

O’erjoyed to see the flowers that truly bring

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Steve Kittrick on Boro's loss at Lancaster

Scarborough Athletic lost out on the road at Lancaster City on Saturday.

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Boro suffer fourth straight defeat

Scarborough Athletic slipped to their fourth consecutive defeat in all competitions on Saturday when leaders Lancaster City were just too strong at the Giant Axe.

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Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat-based products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms among vulnerable people.

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The Toard Ship Inn in Filey.

Hoping to trace family in Filey

A man researching his family tree is asking for help from Filey residents after struggling to find out more about his connections to the town.

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Villagers evacuated after crashed car ruptures gas pipe

Villagers evacuated after crashed car ruptures gas pipe

Residents of a North Yorkshire village had to spend a night in the community hall after a car ruptured a gas pipe

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Sleights (green kit) get on the ball during their 3-2 defeat at Seamer. Pictures by Steve Lilly.

SATURDAY LEAGUE: Cup & Division 1 - Pier and Edgehill set up Harbour Cup final clash

West Pier and Edgehill beat Hunmanby United and Sinnington respectively to set up a Harbour Cup final clash.
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Sleights (green kit) get on the ball during their 3-2 defeat at Seamer. Pictures by Steve Lilly.

SATURDAY LEAGUE: Cup & Division 1 - Pier and Edgehill set up Harbour Cup final clash

West Pier and Edgehill beat Hunmanby United and Sinnington respectively to set up a Harbour Cup final clash.
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Filey Town Reserves win a header during their 4-1 win against West Pier Reserves at Oliver's Mount. Picture by Steve Lilly.

SATURDAY LEAGUE: Divisions 2 & 3 - Filey Reserves edge closer to title as Seamer slip up

Joe Gage and Billy Coyne hit two goals apiece as Filey Town Reserves beat West Pier Reserves 4-1 to edge further clear at the top of Division Two.

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VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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Graham Hogg on the charge for Scarborough RUFC in their defeat at Beverley. Pictures by Andy Standing.

Scarborough sink to Beverley defeat at Beaver Park

Scarborough travelled to Beaver Park, Beverley this afternoon knowing only a win would keep them in the race for a play-off place in Yorkshire One.

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Anti-fracking campsite near Kirby Misperton.

Howard Croft column: Traffic streams as Mrs C heads for the river . . .

Reports last week of two local issues: traffic hazards in Haymarket Road, Malton and concerns about the increasing problem arising from the anti-fracking camp site near Kirby Misperton, also traffic related. The first seems to be a matter for North Yorkshire County Council, the second Ryedale District Council. Both seem to show a greater concern among what Councillor Lindsay Burr calls “the powers that be” for process than for outcome.

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Wold Tops Kate Balchin.

Northern Lights Awards shortlist joy for Wold Top

A Yorkshire coast brewery has been shortlisted for a prestigious award that highlights collaboration between companies in the Northern Powerhouse geographical area.

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Incredible detail on Victorian Valentine's Day card.

Exhibit of the Week: Valentine’s Day cards

Quite how these figures are reached is a mystery, but it seems we Brits don’t hold back on our Valentine’s Day spending – an online search reveals estimates ranging from £908m to £1.6bn spent on cards and gifts in this week last year.

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1917 court: Fisherman fears rough sea will batter cobles

1917 court: Fisherman fears rough sea will batter cobles

At the Scarborough Police Court a case of great interest to local coblemen came up.

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