IN PICTURES: A year like no other, here are our Scarborough photos of the year 2020

This year has been difficult for many, but on the eve of 2021, there are moments to look back on which make the Scarborough area great.

Thursday, 31st December 2020, 4:19 pm
Updated Thursday, 31st December 2020, 4:22 pm
Families enjoy South Bay beach in the warm summer weather after lockdown.

Here is our selection of photos which highlight key moments to look back on in 2020. They were all shot by talented freelance photographer Richard Ponter; he can be contacted for assignment enquiries on [email protected]

Wonderful costumes at Whitby Steampunk weekend.
Ollie Burton Hill peeps through the long beard of Lucy McGuire at Yorkshire Beard Day.

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Springtime at Stepney Hill Farm... Isabella Tyson with a little lamb.
Scarborough residents placed Covid-19 messages in their windows; Neavie and Ella Bulman look out of their window.
Scarborough musician Dave Thompson produced a new song and video about the town.
Cayton residents celebrated a special lockdown 75th VE Day anniversary.
Two-minute silence at Scarborough Hospital, a Covid-19 memorial and NHS 75th birthday tribute.
The show goes on, as Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre reopened.
A stroll on Scarborough's South Bay beach.
Reflections at the Remembrance service at Oliver's Mount.
Walkies on Scarborough's North Bay.
Mermaids having fun at the New Year's Day Dip on Scarborough's South Bay.
Mechanic Dave Horsley on Scarborough's offshore lifeboat during an exercise.