1940 ... Potter Lane, now where Castle Gardens stands, beneath the castle, was wiped out by an air raid that killed four and injured 31 people. Nearly 600 families in 28 streets around it were affected.

VE Day: 28 fascinating facts about Scarborough in the Second World War

Here are some fascinating facts from the war in Europe years in Scarborough, 1939 to 1945, from the Scarborough Evening News files.

By Steve Bambridge
Thursday, 7th May 2020, 4:49 pm

There are four Scarborough facts per year. The photos don't relate to the stories, they are national images relating to that year, courtesy of Getty Images. That's with the exception of the one showing the raid on Potter Lane in Scarborough in 1940.

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