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White Rose Awards 2018: Yorkshire tourism industry finalists revealed

Welcome to Yorkshire has unveiled its shortlist for the prestigious White Rose Awards.

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Jet2 announce new flight to Italian city from Leeds Bradford Airport

Jet2 announce new flight to Italian city from Leeds Bradford Airport

Budget airline Jet2 has added a new destination to its Leeds Bradford flight roster.
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Holbeck Hall: The Scarborough hotel that fell into the sea 25 years ago

June 5 marks the anniversary of a dramatic weekend which saw a Scarborough clifftop hotel fall into the sea following a landslip.

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Live: Northern rail chaos revealed as we go out on the trains to force change

Rail travellers across the north have faced disruption ever since a major timetable overhaul was implemented in May.

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All were injured, ill or underweight when they arrived at Scarborough Sea Life

Adorable photos show seal pups being released into the wild off the Yorkshire coast

They arrived at Scarborough Sea Life ill, injured, underweight or premature.

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The Coastliner crosses the North York Moors

Yorkshire bus route is named the most scenic in Britain

A bus route which passes through the stunning landscapes of the North York Moors National Park is officially the most scenic journey in Britain.

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Yorkshire Dales-themed garden wins gold at Chelsea Flower Show

A garden inspired by the Yorkshire Dales has won a prestigious gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
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Three Yorkshire beaches have lost their Blue Flag status

Yorkshire has only one remaining Blue Flag beach after this year's certificates were issued for British seaside resorts.
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Firefighters rescue two babies from car after mother is locked out

Firefighters rescue two babies from car after mother is locked out

Fire crews had to break a window to rescue two babies after their mum was automatically locked out of her Audi while travelling on the A64.
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Fly tippers dump window frames and broken glass in North York Moors beauty spots

Fly tippers dump window frames and broken glass in North York Moors beauty spots

It's one of the most picturesque spots in the North York Moors National Park.

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These are the Yorkshire beaches you can't take your dog to this summer

These are the Yorkshire beaches you can't take your dog to this summer

Spring marks the beginning of dog bans on popular Yorkshire tourist beaches.
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Circus show looking for someone they can 'pickle' in a bottle during Whitby Goth Weekend

Circus show looking for someone they can 'pickle' in a bottle during Whitby Goth Weekend

Could you fit inside a 2ft-tall bottle that's only 18 inches in diameter?

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More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

Rail union RMT has announced another 24-hour strike as part of a long-running dispute over the role of train guards.

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A64 in Yorkshire closed after 10ft concrete blocks fall onto the road

A64 in Yorkshire closed after 10ft concrete blocks fall onto the road

Part of the A64 is shut today near Malton after a bizarre accident.
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Flying Scotsman passes over the River Derwent

Flying Scotsman sweeps through Yorkshire countryside en route to Edinburgh

The Flying Scotsman has returned to her home county as the locomotive's summer tour schedule gathers pace.
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Lost space balloon crash lands off the Yorkshire coast

Lost space balloon crash lands off the Yorkshire coast

A reward is being offered to sailors who find a lost weather balloon in the North Sea after it crash-landed off the Yorkshire coast.

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RNLI reveals why they sacked Scarborough coxswain in damning statement

RNLI reveals why they sacked Scarborough coxswain in damning statement

The RNLI have released a second statement criticising the conduct of a sacked Scarborough lifeboatman.
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Could putting seagulls on birth control solve Yorkshire resorts' bird problems?

A contraceptive pill could be the answer to reducing the Yorkshire coast's nuisance seagull population.
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Nobody knows why this shipwreck on the Yorkshire coast ran aground

Nobody knows why this shipwreck on the Yorkshire coast ran aground

The Yorkshire coast is littered with shipwrecks - yet the remains of a fishing trawler still visible today represent one of the area's biggest maritime mysteries of modern times.
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Cat travels over 100 miles from North Yorkshire to Newcastle on a coach - is he yours?

Cat travels over 100 miles from North Yorkshire to Newcastle on a coach - is he yours?

An adventurous moggy who hid himself on a coach and travelled over 100 miles on the motorway is desperate to be reunited with his owners.

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