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Scarborough kayakers saved after man with telescope raises alarm

Two men were rescued from the sea, off the Yorkshire coast, after the coastguard was alerted to their plight by a member of the public using a telescope.

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Yorkshire Vet co-star announces departure from Herriot practice

Like many veterinarians working around the world today, The Yorkshire Vet co-star Julian Norton was inspired to follow in the footsteps of the late Alf Wight thanks to his touching, semi-autobiographical tales of life as a rural vet under his James Herriot pen name.

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Winter vigilance pays as elderly Thornton-le-Dale woman is rushed to hospital

Residents are being urged to be mindful of elderly and vulnerable neighbours in the wintry weather after police were alerted to a woman aged in her 90s who had collapsed at her home in a North Yorkshire village.

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Festive clampdown on drink and drug driving launched across North Yorkshire

A festive crackdown on drink and drug driving across North Yorkshire has been launched today by police.

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Art burglary from Scarborough flat

Police are appealing for help from the public after burglars stole two distinctive paintings and a tribal mask from a flat in Scarborough earlier this week.

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School closures as heavy snow falls on Yorkshire coast

Snow has fallen in parts of Yorkshire this morning, causing school closures and traffic disruption.

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Police reveal details of man killed in A64 North Yorkshire collision

Police have now confirmed that the pedestrian killed a collision with a car on the A64 in North Yorkshire yesterday evening was a 26-year-old local man.

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