Scarborough's Mayoress to shave her head following breast cancer diagnosis
The Mayoress of the Borough of Scarborough, Mrs Cherry Smith, will have her hair shaved off next week in a charity fundraising event to raise awareness of the importance of mammograms in spotting signs of breast cancer.
'Too posh for Scarborough' glamping site refused permission
Benchmark Leisure, the developer of the North Bay waterpark has been refused planning permission to build a glamping site comprising nine tents, a reception building and footpaths on land to the east of Alpamare.
‘Stop arguing over the figures and give the North a fair deal on transport’
Ministers must finally commit to “big, transformative” transport projects in the North instead of disputing claims about the decades of under-funding for infrastructure in the region, a leading think-tank said today.
John Cridland interview: I refuse to accept that North has to be poor relation
Later this month, the North’s new strategic transport body will unveil its 30-year plan to revitalise the region’s economy. Rob Parsons met the organisation’s independent chairman to find out more about its vision.
Fourteen thousand more North Yorkshire homes to get superfast broadband after council hands out new contract
Thousands of homes across North Yorkshire are in line for dramatically-improved broadband connections after a new contract was awarded to continue the roll-out of faster internet services across the county.
Scarborough fish and chips restaurant owner prosecuted for food hygiene related offences
The co-owner of a Scarborough fish and chips restaurant has been found guilty at Scarborough Magistrates Court this week of four food hygiene related offences linked to selling unsafe food, poor cleanliness and upkeep of the premises and poor food safety management.
Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate
A possible solution to Yorkshire’s long-running devolution stalemate that could see a region-wide mayor elected by May 2020 has emerged after an intervention by the Archbishop of York, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.