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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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Justine Greening: Scarborough UTC is just what young people need

The Education Secretary said colleges like Scarborough UTC are key to achieving a brighter and better future for young people.

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The capacity could also increase to 8,500

Open Air Theatre to have 30 shows per year

Scarborough Council has voted to allow 30 shows per year to take place at the Open Air Theatre.
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Action will finally be taken

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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