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North Yorkshire firefighters attended hundreds more fires last year, figures reveal. The Fire Brigades Union has warned that services are under pressure, and voiced concern that “massive cuts” have led to a significant increase in fires across England. North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service was called out to 2,101 fires in 2018-19, Home Office figures […]

Oscar nominated actor Peter Fonda, who played a cool and introspective motorcyclist in the 1969 film “Easy Rider”, has died at age the 79. Fonda, the son of Hollywood leading man Henry Fonda and the brother of Jane Fonda, died at his home in Los Angeles on Friday morning of respiratory failure from lung cancer, the statement said. […]

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is announcing plans to give councils the power to reopen abandoned shops. It will give them to co-operative businesses, community projects and start-ups in a bid to ‘revive Britain’s struggling high streets’. The plan would apply to any property left vacant for 12 months; Labour says there are around 29,000 such […]

Another two sessions lost to the weather England fought back on the third day in the second test of the Ashes, picking up three top order wickets to reduce Australia to 80-4 before rain wiped out the final two sessions at Lord’s. The tourists, who added 50 runs to their overnight total, trail by 178 […]

A Scarborough man has been given a 20-month prison sentence after pleading guilty to a vicious attack on a woman, which left her with serious abdominal injuries. Mark David Simmons, of Prospect Park, appeared at York Crown Court today (Friday August 16) and was handed an 18-month prison sentence for inflicting grievous bodily harm and […]

A few months ago Perrie Bunton, drummer in The Feens, was scrolling through Twitter when he saw someone had tagged the band in a Radio X post. That is how he found their single What Are You Dreaming had been played on national radio. From left: Feddie, Sam, Adam and Perrie. PIC: Richard Ponter READ […]

The Competition and Markets Authority is investigating acquisition of nine local commercial stations in Yorkshire and the Humber – including Yorkshire Coast Radio – by media group Bauer. Bauer have recently purchased four whole groups of radio stations, UKRD, Wireless, Celador and Lincs, with over 30 local commercial radio stations between them. Yorkshire Coast Radio operates in […]

Meadowhall in Sheffield said on Friday it was no longer using technology that advocacy groups called a threat to privacy. Meadowhall in the northern city of Sheffield, which attracts more than 25 million visitors a year, used the surveillance with police in 2018, according to its owners British Land. “We conducted a short trial at […]

Ray Lonsdale, creator of the Freddie Gilroy sculpture on North Bay, has unveiled a new work in Cumbria The statue, called Sunset for the common man but nicknamed Big Fella by residents, was commissioned by Silloth businessman Peter Richardson and depicts a man sitting on a bench looking out over the Solway with his dog. […]

Most of the public tickets for the premiere screenings of the new BBC One sitcom called Scarborough will go to the town’s residents. Written and directed by Benidorm creator Derren Litten, Scarborough was largely filmed in the town earlier this year, including around the seafront and Peasholm Park. Jason Manford takes a break from filming […]