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Off with his beard

Off with his beard

Hunmanby Drama Group’s John Gordon (centre) was shaving off his 25-year-old beard for the part of the panto dame in January 1996.

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Time to enjoy a story

Time to enjoy a story

Wheatcroft Playgroup children (from left) Evie Dennison, Robert Brown and his mum Linda Scales, and Rory Tate enjoyed a story session at Scarborough Library in October 1996.

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Delving into school’s history

Delving into school’s history

In March 1992 Snainton Primary School head teacher Keith Tingay brushed up on the first 100 years of the school’s history, with the aid of the old school log book...

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Pupils help launch road safety campaign

Pupils help launch road safety campaign

Launching the Scarborough Evening News road safety sticker campaign in February 1997 at Gladstone Road Junior School are from left pupils Joshua Bedford, Johnathan Wolford, Gemma Belshaw, Laura Pygas, Kay Matthew, Jason Irvine, Nichola Bailey, Steven Marsden, Claire Dobson and Catherine Cunningham from the Scarborough Evening News and TC Frank Godber.

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In the swingin’ sixties groove

In the swingin’ sixties groove

Performing in Scarborough Youth Theatre and Friends production of Songs from the Musicals in March 1995 are the sixties styled St Augustine’s School pupils from left, Elizabeth Lawrence, Lisa Williams, Rebecca Kelly, Joy Hardwick, Caroline Hartley and front, Andrea Dickinson.

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Edward Mountagu who was promoted above John Lawson.

Scarborough’s tarpaulin admiral meddles in state affairs

There is an old saying in the Royal Navy that “it is not for us to meddle with state affairs, but to stop foreigners making fools of us”. But, in fact, to his credit, Scarborough’s tarpaulin admiral found it quite impossible for him to fight for a cause which he believed to be against his country’s interest and contrary to the dictates of his conscience. In short, he could not support or even tolerate a military dictatorship.

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