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Council submits demolition plan for Futurist

Scarborough Council has submitted the planning application needed to demolish the Futurist theatre.
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Thousands of teenagers will collect their long-awaited A-level results today.

A-levels 2017: One in four expected to achieve top A-level grades

Thousands of teenagers will collect their long-awaited A-level results today, with around one in four entries expected to receive top grades.

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Jess Glynne

Jess Glynne provides stunning climax to record-breaking season at Scarborough OAT

Chart-topper Jess Glynne brought a stunning summer season to a close at Scarborough Open Air Theatre as it was revealed more than 75,000 music fans attended the venue in 2017.

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Royal Albert Drive

Resurfacing work on Scarborough roads

Essential resurfacing work is to take place on Royal Albert Drive in Scarborough next month.

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Scarborough South Bay

Council leader hits out over "bankrupt" seaside coverage

The leader of Scarborough Borough Council has hit out at coverage in the national press and media this week, which claims that coastal resorts in the UK are in decline.
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North Street Car Park

Scarborough Council takes in £5 million from parking charges

Car parking revenue along the Scarborough coast has risen in the last year to almost £5m as the area continues to see a boom in visitors flocking to Whitby and Scarborough.

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Newby Wiske Hall, the Grade II listed HQ of North Yorkshire Police. From left, North Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Dave Jones, North Yorkshire Police Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan, Perry Sladen and Richard Sanders from PGL.
16th March 2017.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Opposition mounts to ‘outlandish’ plans for former North Yorkshire Police HQ

North Yorkshire’s crime commissioner is facing growing anger over the sale of the county’s Grade II-listed police headquarters to an outdoor education firm after hundreds of residents complained about the “outlandish development”.

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Leeds officials celebrate the opening of the new PFI Lawnswood School building in 2003.

£13bn bill for Yorkshire councils’ ‘buy now, pay later’ PFI schemes

Taxpayers have been left with a £13bn bill for contracts signed by Yorkshire councils to construct and maintain new schools, homes and waste facilities paid for under the controversial Public Finance Initiative, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

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The Open Air Theatre

US agency makes move on Open Air Theatre

California-based tour promoter Live Nation is set to take over the running of Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre.

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A64

A64: Now is the time for change

The Scarborough News is backing calls for the government to tackle congestion and fatalities on the A64.

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Manor Road Nursery

Manor Road Nursery set to be axed

The closure of Manor Road Nusery has moved a step closer after Scarborough Council's scrutiny board backed the proposals.

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Cllr Phillip Trumper has now deleted his Twitter page

Scarborough councillor caught up in row over tweets

A Scarborough councillor has found himself at the centre of a Twitter storm.
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MP Kevin Hollinrake has called for action on the A64.

MP calls for urgent action to help improve safety on notorious A64

Kevin Hollinrake, MP for Malton, is demanding urgent action to improve the safety of the A64 following the deaths of two pedestrians at the weekend.

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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Scarborough

Have your say on new council ward boundaries for Scarborough

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking local people for their help to draw up a new pattern of council wards for Scarborough Borough Council.

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Police arrive at the town Hall

Police called to Scarborough Council's no confidence meeting after public gallery clapped

Five police officers were called to a bad-tempered Scarborough Council meeting as councillors discussed the vote of no confidence.
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The Futurist

Futurist campaigners ordered to pay council £10,000

Campaigners hoping to save the Futurist were dealt a double blow when their bid for a judicial review was denied and they were ordered to pay the council’s costs.

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Scarborough Town Hall

Council to face no confidence vote

A vote of no confidence in the leader of Scarborough Council and his cabinet will take place on June 26.

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The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than 7,000 to 155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.

Yorkshire house prices on the rise - but not as fast as the national average

The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than £7,000 to £155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.
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Labour's Eric Broadbent and Conservative's Robert Goodwill on stage for the count results at Scarborough Spa for the 2017 General Election. 172202b
 Thursday 8 June 2017. Picture: Ceri Oakes

General election: Conservative Robert Goodwill is re-elected

Conservative Robert Goodwill has been re-elected as MP for Scarborough and Whitby for the fourth time.

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