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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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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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The proposed town centre cinema

Cinema battle ignited once more

The cinema wars in Scarborough have started up once more.

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Council tax

Council tax in Scarborough to rise

Council tax bills will be going up this year following a vote today from Scarborough Borough Council.

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Follow news of today's Budget Live on our blog.

Budget 2017: As it happened... Reaction, analysis and the numbers you need to know

Welcome to The Yorkshire Post's LIVE blog of today's Prime Minister's Questions and the Chancellor's 2017 Budget. Press F5 to refresh the feed.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond is studying tax-raising moves.

£3bn tax hike will pay for Budget giveaways

Taxes will need to increase by up to £3bn if Philip Hammond’s Wednesday Budget is to meet spending commitments, according to economic experts.

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Seagulls

Information on plans to tackle gull menace

A public information day is being held in Whitby and Scarborough today to inform local residents and visitors to the area about a Herring Gull disruption and dispersal programme due to start the following week.
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Council Tax

Delay hits Borough's council tax plans

An extraordinary Full Council meeting to decide on Scarborough Borough Council’s budget for 2017/18 has been scheduled for 2pm on Friday March 10.

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Council tax

Hike in bills for tax payers in Scarborough

Council tax payers in Scarborough are facing a hike in their bills.
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Scarborough Town Hall

FEXIT - Filey's council votes for no confidence in SBC

Filey Town Council has joined Whitby Town Council is passing a vote of no confidence in Scarborough Council.
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The surge which hit Whitby. by Derek Earl

Government refuses to pay for tidal surge repairs

Scarborough Council is going to fight the Government after it was told there would be no financial relief to help with the repairs from last month's tidal surge.

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The council's cabinet

Poll: Do you have confidence in Scarborough Council?

Scarborough Council's leaders have this week found themselves plunged into a crisis of confidence.
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The cabinet

Filey next up to pile pressure on embattled cabinet

Filey Town Council will vote on a motion of no confidence in Scarborough Council on Monday, just days after its Whitby counterparts set the ball rolling.
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South Cliff stabilisation works

Work to protect historic coastline to begin

The first phase of the multi-million pound South Cliff Slope Stabilisation Scheme in the gardens above Scarborough Spa will start next week.
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Cycling scheme

Scarborough to benefit from million pound cycling scheme

Scarborough is to benefit from almost £1 million from the Government’s Access Fund for projects to encourage people to walk or cycle rather than drive.

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Revealed: Yorkshire's anti-Trump hotspots

Revealed: Yorkshire's anti-Trump hotspots

A petition has revealed which areas of Yorkshire are most opposed to Donald Trump visiting the UK.

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March against Trump

March against Trump organised in Scarborough

A march against the policies of US president Donald Trump will take place in Scarborough on Saturday.

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A new report shows Yorkshire's dependence on European markets for exports

Brexit trade deal ‘crucial to Yorkshire economy’

A STRONG Brexit deal is crucial to Yorkshire because of its dependence on European markets for exports, according to a leading think-tank.

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Scarborough

Syrian refugees settling in Scarborough

Five Syrian refugee families are arriving in the Scarborough area and are being resettled in North Yorkshire as part of the government’s commitment to help refugees.

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Council tax

Council tax payers facing hike in payments

Council tax payers in Scarborough are facing a hike in their bills under plans announced by North Yorkshire County Council.
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