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Oliver's Mount promoter could go into receivership

The troubles at Scarborough's Oliver's Mount circuit look set to continue after a letter sent by the troubled promoter have laid bare the dire financial situation.

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A previous car cruise

Council and police could close roads in Scarborough due to car cruise

Roads in Scarborough could be closed on Sunday in Scarborough as a car cruise is set to come to town.

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Racing at Oliver's Mount

Scarborough Council hits back over Oliver's Mount cancellations

Scarborough Council has laid the blame for the second cancellation of the year at Oliver's Mount squarely at the feet of the organisers.

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Car cruise

Councillors tell car cruisers 'you're not welcome in Scarborough'

Two Scarborough councillors have lashed out at car cruises that come to the town's seafront every year.
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David Brown, managing director of Northern, pictured at Zaragoza

Northern boss says sorry to passengers and blames short-notice over rail chaos

The boss of Northern Rail has issued an apology to passengers, admitting services in the past few weeks have not been good enough and blamed the chaos on the North of England’s railways on the short notice the firm was given to implement new timetables.

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Cllr Derek Bastiman and Project Manager Stuart Butler

Work starts on scheme to protect iconic Scarborough cliff front

A £14 million scheme to protect close to 400 homes and an iconic Victorian theatre is under way in Scarborough.
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North Street Car Park

Scarborough residents could soon pay less to park than holidaymakers

Scarborough residents could be given the chance to pay less to park in town centre car parks.
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Mary Wilson, widow of former Prime Minister Harold Wilson, dies aged 102

Jeremy Corbyn has led tributes to Mary Wilson, widow of former Labour prime minister Harold Wilson, after her death aged 102.

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By Tony Johnson

Future of racing in doubt at Oliver's Mount as second race weekend is cancelled

The organiser of race weekends at the famous Oliver's Mount circuit in Scarborough has been forced to cancel its second meet of the year.
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Scarborough Town Hall

Scarborough approached to offer help to asylum seekers

The borough of Scarborough could become an Asylum Seeker Dispersal Area under plans from the Government.

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By Melanie Jay

Scarborough Council moves to ban car cruises

Organising, taking part in or attending a car cruise that does not have express permission from Scarborough Council could soon become an offence punishable by a fine.
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By Richard Ponter

Demolition starts on Scarborough's Futurist theatre

The day has finally arrived.
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22 May 2018......  Stewart Arnold, leader of the Yorkshire Party.  Pic: Tony Johnson.

Stewart Arnold interview: ‘Debate is no longer yes or no over a devolved Yorkshire, it’s how’

Stewart Arnold interview: Debate is no longer “yes or no” over a devolved Yorkshire, it’s how it will work

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Special guest speaker Lord John Prescott

Lord John Prescott to speak at University of Hull's Scarborough & Coast Business Day

Former Labour Deputy Prime Minister Lord John Prescott will be the special guest speaker at University of Hull's first Scarborough & Coast Business Day later this year, it has been revealed.
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Passengers have suffered unprecedented delays and cancellations on Northern services since new timetables were introduced last week.

'Truly sorry' Northern rail warns it will take weeks to improve services following delays and cancellation chaos across the North

Northern rail has warned it will take weeks to turn around unprecedented delays and cancellations which are causing chaos for millions of commuters.
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‘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.

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The chalets as they are now

Warnings over chalet landslip were 'ignored'

A landslip threatening to  destroy Scarborough’s South Cliff beach chalets could have been avoided after cracks in the area were reported two years ago.

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The Futurist

Scarborough Council could look to recover Futurist costs from individuals

Scarborough Council's legal team may look to go after individuals involved in a campaign to save the Futurist theatre in order to recoup court costs.

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Scarborough Council met today

Scarborough Council backs Yorkshire Coast Homes merger

Councillors have backed the proposed merger of Yorkshire Coast Homes with a Teesside-based company.

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Geoffrey Proudlock at the 'meadow'

‘Picturesque’ Scarborough memorial meadow left looking like ploughed field

A picturesque wildflower meadow that was supposed to provide a natural resting place for people in Scarborough has ended up resembling a ploughed field.
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