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.


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.

Thornton Le Dale.  Picture by Richard Ponter.

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.

Drink-driving breathalyser.

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.

North Marine Road, Scarborough (Google)

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.


School closures as heavy snow falls on Yorkshire coast

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

The A64. Image: Google

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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