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.

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.

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.

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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View of the Baltimore skyline in Maryland, USA.

Yorkshire businesses ‘can benefit massively’ from American infrastructure projects, leading US lawyers

Businesses in Yorkshire and the North of England are well placed to capitalise on plans from both US presidential candidates to massive infrastructure spending if elected, a leading US lawyer has said.

Ben Marriott

Whistleblower calls for council action

Speaking to The Scarborough News, whistleblower Ben Marriott, who will have a damages hearing in December, said he had suffered for two years for trying to do the right thing.
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There could be extra flights between Leeds Bradford Airport and Heathrow if a third runway is built at London's main airport.

Tom Richmond: Trains or planes, we need links that mean business

THE promise of extra flights between Leeds Bradford Airport and Heathrow needs to be placed in a wider political context.

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Labour leader Cllr Steve Siddons

Bastiman ‘must not just hold an internal review’

Scarborough’s Labour Group has demanded immediate action in the wake of the Marriott case – and says that council leader Derek Bastiman must not succeed in his suggestion of holding an internal inquiry.

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Scarborough Town Hall

‘Whitewash ...’ judges’ verdict on council corruption report

Judges have condemned a Scarborough Council investigation into allegations of corruption and abuses of position within the authority as a “whitewash.”
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Education Secretary Justine Greening

Scarborough schools target of new standards drive

SCARBOROUGH will be one of the first targets of a new £60m drive to help disadvantaged children.

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Fracking plans attracted protests in North Yorkshire

Yorkshire campaigners celebrate as Labour joins anti-fracking camp

YORKSHIRE ANTI-FRACKING campaigners were celebrating last night after a second major political party pledged to ban the controversial mining method.

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How the cafe could have looked

Developer hits out at silence over cafe plans

An investment group has hit out at Scarborough Council over its handling of the tender process for the former Royal Albert Drive Cafe.

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The election will take place on Thursday October 6

Councillor election for Filey Ward of Town Council

An election will be held on Thursday 6 October to elect a councillor to the Filey Ward of Filey Town Council.

Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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Filey to join with neighbours following boundary changes

Filey could join the Scarborough and Whitby constituency following proposed changes from the boundary commission.
Takeaways are in the firing line

Council to declare war on takeaways

Scarborough Council is to declare war on takeaways in a bid to win the borough’s battle with obesity.

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Alpamare Scarborough

Council: Waterpark is not ours

Scarborough councillors want people in the town to stop blaming the council for problems with the new £14 million Alpamare waterpark.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Nick Clegg among big names at Sheffield's Off The Shelf 2016 book festival

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to reveal all about his role at the heart of the former coalition Government as a headline guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival.
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Passengers continue to be taken for a ride on overcrowded and late-running trains.

Tom Richmond: A fare deal on trains means ticket prices linked to reliability

GIVEN that Britain now has a Government which is committed to working in the interests of all – and not just a privileged few – how about Ministers living up to this mantra and getting the railways back on track?

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