Plenty on offer as the Bank Holiday begins

Monday May Bank Holiday busy beach .Picture Richard Ponter 131904a
Monday May Bank Holiday busy beach .Picture Richard Ponter 131904a

Traders are hoping for a bumper August Bank Holiday following decent weather throughout the summer.

With day trippers and holiday makers expected to flock to the town, hopes are high that it will be a busy and successful weekend.

On Friday night chart toppers The Saturdays will take to the stage at Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre, with people expected to travel from far and wide for the concert.

Special events this weekend also include Burniston Show on Bank Holiday Monday at Flatts Farm, just off the A165.

See page 10 for a full preview of the show with details of attractions and competition classes.

There will also be plenty of family fun on offer in Peasholm Park, with naval warfare shows on Saturday and Monday at 3pm.

Plus on Sunday at 2.30pm, there will be music in the bandstand courtesy of the Lincolnshire Hospital Band.

More details about this weekend’s events can be found in our Entertainment section and at the Tourist Information offices in the Brunswick Centre and at Scarborough Harbour, which are open throughout the Bank Holiday Weekend.

However, Scarborough Council’s Customer First office will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday and open again as usual from Tuesday.

To check whether your regular bus service is running as normal, please call East Yorkshire Motor Services (EYMS) customer line on (01482) 222222.

First Transpennine Express Trains will be running as normal subject to engineering work.

Call National Rail Enquiries to check on 08457 48 49 50.

Supermarket opening times will be as follows:

Sainsbury’s, Falsgrave: Saturday 7am to 10pm; Sunday 10am to 4pm; Monday 9am to 7pm. Morrisons, Saturday 8am to 9pm; Sunday 10am to 4pm; Monday 8am to 7pm. Tesco, Westwood: Saturday open til midnight; Sunday 10am to 4pm; Monday open from 6am. Aldi, Northway: Saturday 8am to 9pm; Sunday 10am to 6pm; Monday 9am to 6pm. Proudfoot Eastfield: Sunday 10am to 4pm (kiosk open 8am), Monday 7.30am to 8pm (kiosk opens 7am); Seamer store, Sunday 8am to 9pm, Monday 6.30am to 8pm; Newby store 10am to 4pm (kiosk opens 9am), Monday 7am to 8pm (kiosk opens 7am).