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Wimbledon 2018: Everything you need to know about this year’s tennis tournament

Wimbledon makes its annual return between 2 and 15 July, with the best of tennis talent all vying for the highly acclaimed champion title.

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Pictured: Yorkshire snappers soak up the summer solstice sun

It’s the summer solstice which means summer is officially here and in good timing - a heatwave is coming!

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Yorkshire heatwave: When it’s set to start and the weekend weather forecast

A heatwave is shortly expected to hit the UK, bringing extremely warm weather and bright, clear skies.

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More than 50 trains have been cancelled between York and Scarborough in just four weeks

More than 50 Scarborough trains cancelled in four weeks

Passengers aboard trains to and from Scarborough are allegedly being “sacrificed” so other services can run on time.

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A heatwave is shortly expected to hit the UK, bringing extremely warm weather and bright, clear skies

Yorkshire heatwave: When it’s set to start and the weekend weather forecast

A heatwave is shortly expected to hit the UK, bringing extremely warm weather and bright, clear skies.
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Aaron Rose appeared before York Crown Court

Scarborough welder tried to sell drugs to special constable

A welder moonlighting as a drug dealer came unstuck after offering his illegal wares to a special constable.

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‘Please don’t kill baby birds with kindness’

At this time of year we get hundreds of calls from well-meaning members of the public about the seemingly helpless baby birds they’ve discovered on the ground.

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Leeds wont be closing roads for Clean Air Day, but there will be two different events which aim to raise awareness, one being in City Square and the other in Briggate

Why roads will not be closed in Leeds tomorrow for national Clean Air Day 2018

June 21 marks clean air day 2018, a day which raises awareness about the dangers of air pollution and the different ways that people can work towards making the air cleaner.
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On the run: Man wanted on suspicion of firearms and threats to kill offences

A FRESH police appeal to find a man wanted in connection with firearms and threats to kill offences in Leeds has been featured on  BBC One's Crimewatch Roadshow.
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Lionel Richie in Scarborough. Picture: Cuffe and Taylor

Hello! Scarboro’ welcomes superstar Lionel

Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre season got under way in spectacular style last night with a sell-out concert by music legend Lionel Richie.

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From June 22- September 9 the Great Exhibition of the North will showcase a multitude of art, culture, design and innovation

Great Exhibition of the North: Everything you need to know about this summer’s cultural extravaganza

From June 22- September 9 the Great Exhibition of the North will showcase a multitude of art, culture, design and innovation, showing the best of what the North of England has to offer.
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Blood-sucking flies to toxic caterpillars: the insects set to swarm England this summer

As the weather becomes warmer more and more insects come out of the woodwork, ranging from flying ants to gnats to blood-sucking flies.

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Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Final preparations are now underway for the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North.
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Yorkshire set for heatwave that could last weeks as Mediterranean air sweeps over the UK

Temperatures could rise up to 30C in Yorkshire next week as a heatwave sweeps the UK.

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French connection celebrated

French connection celebrated

A Scarborough art exhibition which brings together French and English styles, reflecting the twinned communities of Scalby and Newby with a coastal town in France was officially opened by the maire of Pornic Jean-Michel Brard and Scarborough mayor Cllr Joe Plant. The twinning associations of Scalby and Newby (SANTA) and Pornic in the Pays de la Loire region have been connected for almost 30 years, and three British artists Angela and David Chalmers and Janine Baldwin and four French artists Brigitte Vanwynsberghe (known as BIVAN), Fabienne Alliou-Lucas, Cathy Lodziak and Nadya Tara have each interpreted the experience. The exhibition is at The Gallery, Woodend, until July 28, and in Pornic from September.

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Man jailed for violent attack at Scarborough pub

A businessman who glassed a pub-goer and attacked police officers has been jailed for 16 months.
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Tiffany with her award

Whitby teen who turned tragic death of brother into helping others commended

A 19-year-old from Whitby whose brother died after he crashed his car at high speed has been given a police award for her efforts to prevent other road accidents.

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Cars parked on both sides of the road mean buses are unable to pass.

Parking bays but no yellow lines for Hovingham Drive

Parking bays could be marked out on a Scarborough road in an attempt to stop inconsiderate parking - but there will be no yellow lines.
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Old Maltongate, Malton. Image: Google.

Roman skull stolen from North Yorkshire dig

POLICE are investigating the theft of a skull dating back to Roman times from an archaeological dig in Malton.

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Magnet fishing, also known as magnetic fishing, is the act of searching in outdoor waters for magnetic objects which are available to pull with a strong neodymium magnet

What is magnet fishing and why is it dangerous?

After yesterday’s shock news of the death of Leeds father and son, whose bodies were found in a Huddersfield canal after they had taken a magnet fishing trip, we take a look at this popular hobby and the danger it poses.

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