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Whitby teen who turned tragic death of brother into helping others commended

A 19-year-old from Whitby whose brother died after he crashed his car at high speed has been given a police award for her efforts to prevent other road accidents.

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Van Morrison - opening the new Hull Venue

Van Morrison to open £36m Hull Venue

Van Morrison will officially open the new £36m Hull Venue in August.
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Mothercare to swing axe on 50 stores - but it's not known if Yorkshire outlets will be affected.

Mothercare is to swing the axe on 50 underperforming stores and re-hire the chief executive it sacked just weeks ago as part of a wide-ranging shake-up.

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The Deer Shed Festival attracted 10,000 people last year

North Yorkshire festival announces discounts after Beverley Folk Festival goes under

North Yorkshire's Deer Shed Festival has announced 60 per cent discounts for anyone who lost their weekend tickets as a result of Beverley Folk Festival going bust.
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Police said community officers were sent to schools in the region following the threats.

NCA investigation continues after hoax emails closed schools in Yorkshire today

Dozens of schools in Yorkshire were forced to close after being sent "hoax" bomb threats today.
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Jailed: Connor Taylor

Burglary crime spree pair who 'deliberately flooded' homes in Scarborough jailed

A 21-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy who went on a "truly shocking" burglary spree in the Scarborough area have been jailed.

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Ampleforth College

Watchdog appoints solicitor at Ampleforth College charities amid concerns about 'safeguarding' of students

A solicitor has been appointed to oversee charities running Ampleforth College and its prep school, amid concerns about the management of "current safeguarding risks" to pupils.
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Missing teens Lewis Bonson, 14 and Neil Gordon, 16

Urgent appeal to find missing Scarborough teens

Police are searching for two teenagers from Scarborough, who went missing last night.
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There were 25 arrests for assaults on North Yorkshire Police officers over the festive period

Updated: 'Shocking' tally of 14 assaults on officers in North Yorkshire over Christmas

A senior policeman has voiced his concern after more than a dozen assaults on police officers in North Yorkshire between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day.
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Humber Roads Police tweeted this picture of a fallen tree this morning

Warning to motorists as Storm Eleanor brings down trees blocking roads in Yorkshire

Motorists were being urged to take care on the morning commute as high winds have brought down trees, blocking roads in Yorkshire.

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Image of woman police want to speak to in connection with a jewellery theft

Police issue CCTV of suspect in Pandora jewellery theft

Police have released a CCTV image of a woman suspected of stealing two charms from a shop in Scarborough.

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Scarborough South Bay has failed water quality tests for the second year running

Scarborough's South Bay fails water quality test for second year running

Scarborough's South Bay has today been named as one of seven bathing spots in the UK that have failed to meet minimum standards for water quality.

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Protestors lay down in the road this morning

Four arrested after blocking road to North Yorkshire fracking site

Four people have been arrested after blocking the road to a fracking site in North Yorkshire by laying down with their arms locked into metal and concrete devices.

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Police are investigating an assault at Scarborough Fair

Woman injured in assault at Scarborough Fair

A 30-year-old woman needed stitches after being assaulted at Scarborough Fair.

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