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Gull swoops: council forced to take action

After months of public concern about dangerous food snatches by gulls, Scarborough Council has finally accepted that action can and should be taken.

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The Futurist

Poll: How would you have voted in Futurist meeting?

After Scarborough Council voted 22-21 to demolish the Futurist we are asking you, the public of Scarborough, how you would have voted if you were on the council?
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File picture of Pinderfields Hospital. Mid-Yorkshire Hospitals Trust, which runs the site, has come under fire for its use of consultancy firms.

Yorkshire NHS trust which paid £15m to ‘big four’ consultants hands out another seven-figure contract

A Yorkshire hospital trust which came under fire for handing £15m to a ‘big four’ accountancy firm for cost-cutting advice over four years has paid a further seven-figure sum to a rival company in its latest attempt to save money.

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The crowd packs into the YMCA

Packed meeting hears plan to save Futurist

Residents packed into the YCMA tonight to hear the Save The Futurist campaign group's plans that would see the building retained.

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Flamingo Land's plans

Flamingo Land boss speaks out over Futurist plans

Flamingo Land has revealed its latest plans for the Futurist site in Scarborough’s South Bay.

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Sir Ken Dodd

Local champions in New Year's Honours list

A number of people from the Scarborough and Ryedale areas have been given gongs in the New Year's Honours list.
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The Futurist

Council outlines £4m Futurist demolition plan

Scarborough Council has today outlined its £4 million plan to demolish the Futurist.

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Sheffield Heeley's Labour MP Louise Haigh said the government's investment does not go far enough.

‘Broadband funding not enough to address rural imbalance’

New multi-million pound investment to deliver superfast broadband to thousands of extra homes in connectivity ‘not-spots’ will not go far enough to resolve the “unacceptable” imbalance of service in urban and rural areas, critics have claimed.

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It is hoped the move will boost Christmas shopping numbers

Free parking in Scarborough this Christmas

Free parking and late night shopping is returning to Scarborough this Christmas.

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South Cliff

Drop in sessions to view draft planning application for Scarborough South Cliff Slope Stabilisation Scheme

The draft planning application for the Scarborough South Cliff Slope Stabilisation Scheme has been completed and details of it will be available for public viewing for the first time at two drop in sessions later this week.
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The Con Club

Con Club to be demolished

The former Con Club in Huntriss Row will be demolished to make way for an extension to the Premier Inn hotel after councillors were told the cost of keeping its frontage had risen to £500,000.

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Futurist

Applause for 10 councillors who broke rank over Futurist

Ten councillors broke ranks and attended a public meeting organised by those looking to save the Futurist theatre.
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Donald Trump is now President-Elect of the United States of America.

Donald Trump wins White House race: here’s how he could be a successful President

Donald Trump is now President-Elect of the United States of America. Here’s how he could be a successful President.

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The Futurist

Futurist decision set for January

A decision on the fate of the Futurist Theatre has again been delayed.

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Prime Minister Theresa May

Prime Minister ‘totally committed’ to Yorkshire devolution

The Prime Minister has given one of the clearest indications yet that wide-ranging powers could be handed to regions like Yorkshire, as she heralded the successes of the nation’s initial devolution deals.

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Nick Clegg

Hard Brexit ‘would spell disaster for many farms’

New trade tariffs for British produce post-Brexit could spell disaster for many farms, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) said.

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Conservative MP for Selby and Ainsty, Nigel Adams

North Yorkshire MP calls for crack-down on online ticket touts

A North Yorkshire MP has urged the Prime Minister to support a crack down on online ticket touts.

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Scarborough Town Hall

Council leader orders external inquiry into whistleblower's allegations

Scarborough Council leader Derek Bastiman has bowed to public pressure to hold an external inquiry into allegations of corruption within the council.

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The Great Yorkshire Way has been held up as an example of how investing in infrastructure can impact on the economy

Investment plan shows way to thousands of new Yorkshire jobs

THE POTENTIAL for Yorkshire to create thousands of jobs and businesses will be underlined by a new plan unveiled today as pressure grows on the Chancellor to herald an era of major investment in the North.

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Michelle Richardson

Futurist protester unfurls banner at council meeting

A Scarborough resident angry at the planned demolition of the Futurist unfurled a banner and yelled at councillors at the end of today's cabinet meeting at Town Hall.

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