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TRAVEL: Rolling out the red carpet for a warm welcome at Lancaster House

The red carpet may have been intended for the arrival of the wedding party, but it had nothing on the real warm welcome that greeted us at our weekend retreat.

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Lifestyle: 10 things to do this week in and around Scarborough

Lifestyle: 10 things to do this week in and around Scarborough

Stuck for something to do this week?

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Tuscany Too, Filey Road, Scarborough.

Dining Out: Tuscany Too, Filey Road, Scarborough

It’s a while since the first restaurant to bear the name, Tuscany, in St Nicholas Street, disappeared from the Scarborough food scene.

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From left, Jimmy Nail, Sting and Lorne Campbell.

Just Down the Road: The Last Ship

York Theatre Royal, Monday June 25 to Saturday June 30

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Nostalgia: Paddle steamer Cambria

Nostalgia: Paddle steamer Cambria

The paddle steamer Cambria returns to port loaded with visitors possibly from a trip down to Flamborough Head.

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Carol Anne-Marie Piazza, Elliott Rennie, Joey Hickman and Alicia Mckenzie star in a new version of A Christmas Carol at the Stephen Joseph Theatre.

Theatre: A Scarborough Christmas Carol

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, Thursday December 7 to Sunday December 31. Times vary

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Jodie Prenger and Andrew Flintoff start in Fat Friends.

Review: Fat Friends, Leeds Grand Theatre until Saturday December 2

Kay Mellor’s highly successful sitcom has taken to the stage as a musical.

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Soloist Yuki Negishi

Preview: Scarborough Symphony Orchestra new season, Queen Street Central Hall

The Scarborough Symphony Orchestra promises music to warm its audience on a chilly night with the opening concert of its new season on Saturday November 25.

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Picture of the Week: Silhouettes of roosting storks

Picture of the Week: Silhouettes of roosting storks

Member Robert Child captures the perfect silhouettes of open billed storks roosting.

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A new Envioronment Agency DNA report on South Bay water quality casts doubt on the draft report.

Opinion: South Bay confusions

The draft DNA report recently released by the Environment Agency with regard to the bacterial issues affecting Scarborough South Bay has now been thrown into doubt following the release of a further report by Jonathan Porter, regarded as an eminent microbiologist within the Environment Agency.

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Newborough Bar and Borough jail, 1845, by Henry Barlow Carter

Nostalgia: The Borough – a law unto itself

Though the old, unreformed Scarborough Corporation had no direct responsibility for the care of the parish poor, the Royal Commission inquiry of 1833 into its constitution, composition and conduct revealed that the Town Hall still retained substantial authority in matters of felony, misdemeanour and punishment.

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Target sticks are used to guide red pandas around their enclosure.

View from the Zoo: Target training is essential for animal welfare

This week we will be letting you know how we look after our very cute red pandas and the best time for you to see them when you visit us.

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Butchers broom bearing colourful scarlet berries.

Country Diary: In search of a versatile plant with many uses

Falsgrave used to be an isolated village. From Cambridge Place, the Strawberry Gardens occupied a large area from 1815 to the 1914-18 war. The row of cottages at the far end are remnants of such times.

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Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt

Howard Croft column:NHS: the big focus on saga of rubber gloves

Speaking at a conference of NHS Providers last week the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt (so beloved of junior doctors) announced another (yes, another!) league table that might help us to judge the quality of our local hospitals. The financial crisis in the NHS, he advised, is not a matter of under-funding; it is all down to rubber gloves.

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1917 court: Conscripts face court over exemption cases

1917 court: Conscripts face court over exemption cases

The Scarborough Tribunal sat at the Town Hall. Dr Everley Taylor presided at the outset. Several cases were dealt with.

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Ayton Castle viewed from Castle Lane.

Walks: Ever-changing scenery on a delightful route

This is a delightful and easy to follow route, with ever-changing scenery. It’s just four miles south-west of Scarborough.

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Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

There was a time when Morecambe was known as the Naples of the North.

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The Penny Hedge, Whitby.

Dining Out: Penny Hedge, Whitby

Penny Hedge, Whitby

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Nostalgia: New lake Peasholm Park

Nostalgia: New lake Peasholm Park

A view over the newly developed Peasholm Park looking towards Scarborough cricket ground on North Marine Road and Woodall Avenue.

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Shannon Rewcroft

One for the Diary: Wait Until Dark, York Theatre Royal

Tuesday November 21 to Saturday November 25, daily at 7.30pm. Matinees Thursday at 2pm and Saturday at 2.30pm

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