Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children

Only one person in the whole of Yorkshire and the Humber was fined in the first two years after it became illegal to smoke in cars carrying a child, a new analysis has found.


Urgent recall issued by Tesco, Aldi and Nisa after METAL found in sausage rolls

Pastry products sold at major supermarkets are being urgently recalled following the discovery of metal in some items.
Jason Liversidge in his usual wheelchair which he will swap for a 55mph model

Jason looks to set new land speed world record

He cannot walk or talk, but by reaching the top of Snowdon and abseiling off the Humber Bridge, Jason Liversidge has proved he will not let Motor Neurone Disease stop him achieving his dreams.


NHS send out urgent appeal as stocks of these blood groups run worryingly low

The NHS are urgently appealing for people with particular blood types to come forward and donate.

‘Tobacco and alcohol are a blight on Sunderland’ - city leaders debate plans to tackle £94.6million smoking problem

‘Tobacco and alcohol are a blight on Sunderland’ - city leaders debate plans to tackle £94.6million smoking problem

Council leader Graeme Miller has backed plans to reduce smoking levels in Sunderland, citing the “enormous” costs to families and the city.

There are some excellent job opportunities on offer around Yorkshire in the healthcare profession

8 ideal jobs currently up for grabs in Yorkshire if you want to work in healthcare

Looking to kick start or progress your career in the healthcare industry?

Health warning issued with vampire flies set to infest parts of Britain

Warning after increase in cases of fly bites that can cause groin swelling and fever

Sun revellers are being warned by NHS England to be on alert for the blood-sucking Blandford fly, after cases related to the insect bite have dramatically increased in recent months.

Potentially deadly 'thunder fever' set to hit Yorkshire this weekend

An urgent warning has been issued to Yorkshire asthma fever sufferers after experts predicted a risk of the potentially deadly 'thunder fever' over the coming days.
Come on Grand Hotel ... open bins for gulls, cigarette ends, discarded black bags

Come on Grand Hotel ... open bins for gulls, cigarette ends, discarded black bags

The Scarborough News this week calls on businesses and private landlords to help support council efforts to improve the environment.

There are plenty of tea blends to try which have a range of health boosting benefits

Brews with benefits: the health-boosting perks of a good cuppa

Widely known as a tea-drinking nation, here in Britain we're extremely partial to a good cuppa.
Eating Out
Scarborough Tec on Filey road hosts a special evening of food and drink prepared by top local chefs and Tec students. Preparing for guests . pic Richard Ponter 181117b

Star chefs’ tribute to new TEC

Michelin-star chefs returned to their roots to support the official opening of Scarborough TEC, the area’s newest provider of further and higher education, with a spectacular banquet.

Lizzie Jones with fellow campaigners.

Wakefield PC speaks of 'life-saving' defibrillators as 10 more are unveiled

A Wakefield police officer who suffered cardiac arrest a year ago has spoken about how he "could have not been here today" without a defibrillator.

Scarborough Hospital

Staff fears over Scarborough Hospital changes

A union says it will continue to fight for the future for hundreds of staff at Scarborough Hospital despite the trust taking the next step to move workers out of the NHS.
The hospital 'requires improvement'

Scarborough Hospital 'requires improvement'

Scarborough’s accident and emergency department failed to meet the majority of national standards, an inspection has revealed.

Jennifer and Mayah Iskandar reunited with the lifesaving ambulance crew, from left, Sam Berridge, Mark Ibbetson and Richard Lynah

Thanks for saving baby Mayah’s life

A mum has met the paramedics who saved the life of her premature baby, when she was born in the back of their ambulance.

A period of wet, windy and snowy weather is expected to hit Yorkshire next week.

Weather warning: Gales, showers and snow set to hit Yorkshire as jet-stream sweeps in cold snap

Forecasters are predicting a short, sharp shock of cold temperatures next week as a jet-stream pushes wintry showers, high winds and snow across Britain.

Patients have praised medical staff

YOUR SAY: What patients said on Scarborough Hospital

What do patients at Scarborough Hospital have to say about its services as it faces winter pressures?

Ye Olde Bell Spa vitality pool

Ye Olde Bell chimes in a new era with sparkling spa

WHEN you go to a Spa you want to be enveloped by warmth, calmness, luxury and peace. This is “me time” writ large and it’s a treat in which you should be able to lose yourself in the moment, shutting out the outside world and all its cares for a few blissful few hours.
Scarborough Hospital is facing winter pressures

Is Scarborough Hospital facing a crisis?

Scarborough Hospital has been in the spotlight after a doctor spoke out about the pressures staff are facing.
Operations will face delays

Operations and appointments at Scarborough Hospital to face delays

Operations and appointments will be deferred due to winter pressures at Scarborough Hospital.

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