Scarborough morning update: Latest news, weather and roadworks for today

Good morning Scarborough!

Monday, 27th January 2020, 7:26 am
Updated Monday, 27th January 2020, 8:47 am

As you start your Monday, take a look below to check today’s weather, roadworks and events in town, as well as catching up on the weekend’s most read headlines.

Latest news

There was sad news over the weekend as we learned that Filey RNLI crew member Pete Macauley has died.

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Yesterday afternoon, the Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue team aided two walkers near Falling Foss - read here.

Below are our most read headlines from the weekend - did you miss any?

Weather

The showers we experienced yesterday are scheduled to clear away this morning with conditions staying mostly sunny and fine throughout the afternoon. Most places will stay dry, though the odd shower may drift over from the west. Temperatures are forecast to peak at 6°C between 12pm and 5pm and it will be windiest between 11am and 1pm. The evening is set to be dry but cloudy, with potential showers overnight.

Roadworks

- Stepney Drive

Work to reconstruct footpaths to the east of Stepney Drive are scheduled to start today. They will be carried out between 8am and 4pm on weekdays under temporary traffic light control and are expected to last for eight weeks. These work will replace a worn footpath to improve safety for pedestrians. Drivers are advised to try to avoid Stepney Drive at peak times or allow extra time for their journey.

- Seamer Road

There will be a lane closure opposite B and Q on Seamer Road whilst Northern Powergrid provides a new electricity connection. Delays are likely.

- Scalby Road

Temporary traffic lights remain in place on Scalby Road near Proudfoots.

Events today

- The latest act to come to Scarborough Open Air Theatre in Summer 2020 will be announced later today, keep an eye on our website and social media to find out who will join Lionel, Westlife and Little Mix. For a round up of the acts we know so far - click here.

- The RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch 2020 takes place today in South Cliff Gardens. Three one-hour sessions are being held at 10.30am, 12pm and 1.30pm. Anyone wanting to join in should meet at the South Cliff Clock Tower