Editor of The Scarborough News, Whitby Gazette and Bridlington Free Press takes early retirement

Ed Asquith, editor and editorial director of The Scarborough News, Whitby Gazette, Bridlington Free Press and other titles has taken early retirement.
Lionel Richie in Scarborough. Picture: Cuffe and Taylor

Hello! Scarboro’ welcomes superstar Lionel

Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre season got under way in spectacular style last night with a sell-out concert by music legend Lionel Richie.


Scarborough's giant Beano page still a world record – 30 years on!

This week marks the 30th anniversary of an amazing world record attempt in Scarborough which still stands today in the Guinness Book of Records.

The riders pass through Pickering

Sunny Scarborough welcomes Tour de Yorkshire's stage 3 winner

Thousands of spectators gathered in Scarborough's North Bay to watch the Tour de Yorkshire's stage 3 winner Max Walscheid cross the line.

Dorothy Rushworth

Tributes to Scarborough charity star Dorothy

Tributes have been paid to charity stalwart Dorothy Rushworth, 90, who founded the Scarborough branch of the Alzheimer’s Society.

James are to return to Scarborough

Indie legends James to return to Scarborough

James are to play a headline show at Scarborough Open Air Theatre this summer.

The Happy Futures team celebrate

Helping secure a 'Happy Future' for others

Award-winning support company Happy Futures, based at Newchase Court, Eastfield, celebrated its recent ‘Outstanding’ Care Quality Commission rating with a party for all the staff and individuals they support.

Boxing Day fun

Scarborough's seafront Boxing Day events

Thousands of people are expected to flock to Scarborough’s South Bay for its longest-standing Boxing Day traditions.

Chris Nixon

Farewell to Scarborough newshound Chris, 61

A legendary and well  respected Scarborough Evening News reporter has died at the age of 61.

The Script

The Script set to play Scarborough in 2018

Irish rock band The Script will take to the stage at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on June 21 next year.

Saint Catherine's Hospice

Eleven redundancies confirmed at Saint Catherine's Hospice

The number of redundancies has now been confirmed following a consultation and restructure at Saint Catherine's Hospice in Scarborough.

The latest news

Whitby NatWest to close next year

The NatWest branch in Whitby is set to close its doors for the last time on May 17 next year.

Police at the scene earlier today

Police rescued 'distressed' family after car got stuck in snow in Ryedale

Police rescued a family with two very young children after their car became stuck in snow on a hill in North Yorkshire today.

Breaking news

SNOW: Disruption across Scarborough due to heavy snowfall

Heavy snowfall overnight has brought parts of Scarborough to a standstill.
St Catherine's Hospice

Shake-up at St Catherine's Hospice to protect care

St Catherine's Hospice in Scarborough has announced that jobs may be affected as part of a restructure.

David Dickinson is coming to Scarborough!

Dickinson’s Real Deal invites public to Scarboro’ Spa

It’s time to dust off those antiques and treasures – David Dickinson is coming to town!

Susan Crick, air ambulance paramedic Stuart Thompson and Kevin Crick. Inset, Robert Andrew Crick

Father thanks crew who fought for his son’s life

The father of a young man who died after a road traffic collision only two days before Christmas has thanked the Great North Air Ambulance Service for trying to save his son’s life.

Hundreds took part in last year's Santa Dash

Entries open for festive fun at Santa Dash

The annual St Catherine’s Hospice Santa Dash is back and open for entries!

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