BREAKING: Police search for person near RAF Fylingdales

There is a large police presence near RAF Fylingdales this morning as officers conduct a search for an “individual.”


Town centre takeaway could have licence revoked

Scarborough councillors are being asked to revoke the licence of a town centre takeaway after allegations that it repeatedly stayed open past its permitted hours.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Bereaved mum launched a prolonged attack on taxi-driver

A bereaved mum launched a prolonged attack on a taxi-driver after he had tried to find her a cash machine so she could pay her fare.

New Volunteer Police Cadet unit opens in Scarborough

New volunteer police cadet unit opens in Scarborough

Twenty-one young people from the Scarborough area have begun the first stages of their Volunteer Police Cadet career.

Breaking news

Woman talked down from Valley Bridge

Valley Bridge was closed this afternoon after reports of a woman threatening to jump from it.

Angela Harris and Mateusz Rolicz

Pair jailed for violent attack on woman

A man and woman have been jailed for an ultra-violent attack which a judge described as one of the worst cases of its kind he had seen.

News from the courts

Scarborough man threw garden ornament through police station window

A Scarborough man has been jailed for three years after a Police Community Support Officer broke her glasses when she was hit by a garden ornament thrown through a police station window.

Troy Craig Park, 27, from Eastfield, has been jailed.

Man jailed for throwing garden ornament at police officer

A Scarborough man has been jailed for three years after a Police Community Support Officer was hit by a garden ornament thrown through a police station window.

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How they plan to fleece you online this Black Friday

How they plan to fleece you online this Black Friday

Researchers at Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) have issued a fresh warning for shoppers not to be rushed into bagging a bargain this Black Friday as 15 million online shoppers could be putting themselves at risk of financial fraud.

Crime 1
Murder charge

Men in court over murder in Scarborough

A trial date has been provisionally fixed for March 20 next year in the case of two men accused of murdering another in a flat in Scarborough.

Police appeal

Scarborough police seeking information following burglaries

Detectives in Scarborough are appealing for witnesses and information following a number of burglaries in the Stepney Road and Scalby Road areas.

Robert Hearn

Chippy owner hit employee on the head with glass

A fish and chip shop owner has been handed a community order after hitting one of his employees over the head with a pint glass.

Court latest

Fisherman stabbed fellow crew member in drunken argument

A fisherman was stabbed by a fellow crew member during a drunken argument on a scallop trawler in Scarborough, a court heard

There were wide variations in the rate of complaints received by Yorkshire's police forces.

Postcode lottery for Yorkshire police complaints is revealed

The police watchdog has warned of a ‘postcode lottery’ in the way forces around the country deal with complaints against their officers.

Crime 6
Carl Hoban

Paedophile booked rooms for boy at Scarborough hotel

A paedophile pensioner has been given a four-year jail sentence after a jury found him guilty of arranging sexual encounters with an under-age teen boy.

Fake parking ticket emails are in circulation.

Warning over fake parking ticket emails scam

Fraudsters are sending out “Parking Charge Reminder” emails, claiming that the recipient has parked in a UKPC car park

The flat in question

'Despicable' landlord fined £24,000 over Scarborough flat

A North West-based property landlord, who has been described as “despicable” by a Scarborough councillor, has been fined £24,000 after being found guilty of 18 offences relating to the poor management of property he owns and rents out in the town.

Gavin Egan

Family of Scarborough man to sue police over son's death

The grieving family of a young man found drowned in a freezing lake AFTER a police officer carried out a 'four minute search' for him are to sue her force.

Man to be sent to hospital

Would-be carjacker to be sent to hospital

A violent would-be carjacker is facing a hospital order rather than a prison sentence because doctors have diagnosed him as psychotic.

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