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Keal to contest Thirsk and Malton seat for Lib Dems

Ryedale councillor, Di Keal, has today confirmed that she will be standing as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Thirsk and Malton in the General Election on June 8.

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Scarborough Town Hall

Councillor reports mayor and council officer over 'no confidence vote'

The proposed vote of no confidence vote into Scarborough Council's leader and cabinet has taken a further twist.

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Robert Goodwill MP

Scarborough MP: 'Bring it on!'

Scarborough's MP has welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement that she wishes to call a General Election on June 8.

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Theresa May delivered a statement in Downing Street this morning.

Theresa May announces snap General Election on June 8

Theresa May today called on MPs to agree to a snap General Election to be held on June 8.

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Smokers

Smokers and obese forced to wait for surgery

MONEY-SAVING rules branded “unfair” by surgeons have delayed the treatment of one in five patients in North Yorkshire on the grounds they smoke or are judged obese.

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The Benchmark plans for North Bay

Both cinemas get approval - now a race to the finish

Scarborough Council's planning committee has today given the green light to both cinema developments in the town.

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Council latest

Councillors needed to 'explain cuts to the public'

Scarborough Council has halved the number of councillors it is looking to axe.

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VIDEO: Relic hunter wants to reunite families of 14,000 Second World War heroes with dog tags

A relic hunter has launched an extraordinary appeal to reunite the families of over 14,000 Second World War heroes with their dog tags - after he found them buried in a field.
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Election candidate: "Don't vote for me"

A candidate in the forthcoming North Yorkshire County Council elections is urging voters not to vote for him.

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The Little Voice cast outside the Futurist

Attempt to save the soul of the Futurist

The Futurist may be facing its final curtain but one campaigner is trying to ensure the memories it created will live on forever.

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The county goes to the polls

Candidates announced for council elections

The full list of candidates for the North Yorkshire County Council election on May 4 have been published.
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Town hall trouble

UKIP files vote of no confidence in SBC's cabinet

A motion for a vote of no confidence in Scarborough Council's cabinet and leader has been submitted to the authority.

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Is it a problem?

Council sets its number one priority - and number two

On the back of closing some of the town's toilets the council is now going to clamp down on people relieving themselves in the street.
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Parking fines

Got a parking fine? You may as well appeal

If you get given a parking ticket by Scarborough Council you have a 40% chance of getting away with on appeal.

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The Government has announced a 159m funding boost for Yorkshire's schools.

Yorkshire awarded £159m to create extra school places and repair crumbling buildings

Schools across Yorkshire are to receive a £159m cash injection for extra school places and building repairs.

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Want to use the toilet? It's going to cost you....

Loos blues for Scarborough residents

You may soon face a paddling and spending more than a penny if you want to use a loo in Scarborough.

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Red Arrows

Red Arrows to jet into Scarborough

The Red Arrows will be the headline attraction at this year's Armed Forces Day.

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The eyesore junction

New B&M junction and signs for Scarborough

Some of Scarborough's longest-running road issues may finally be solved after North Yorkshire County Council announced a new £2m funding package.
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The Con Club in Huntriss Row

Con Club plans go back to the beginning

New plans have been submitted to allow Scarborough’s iconic Constitution Club to keeps its front when it becomes a Premier Inn.
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The zones in question

Council wins parking appeal

A parking adjudicator has ruled that North Yorkshire County Council’s disc parking scheme in Scarborough is legal and enforceable as he dismissed an appeal from a motorist, revoking an earlier decision.

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