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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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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.

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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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