VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
Whats on
Lightning strikes over Poole harbour in Dorset as thunderstorms swept across parts of south west England after much of the country basked in sunshine and clear skies for the last few days. The storm is now heading north.

Yorkshire weather: Storms on their way as Met Office issues second warning

Heavy rain and lightning are expected to hit Yorkshire this afternoon as the Met Office issued a second warning of thunderstorms across the county.
Environment 2
Two manslaughter suspects arrested after death of 'amazing father' involved in Filey incident

Two manslaughter suspects arrested after death of 'amazing father' involved in Filey incident

Police have made two arrests in connection with the death of a man who was involved in an incident near Filey earlier this week.

We are Sailing by Mike Barnard.

Unusual images put in the frame

Members of the F.ocus Photographic Group have come up with some classic and unusual images for the Free Press.

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

Offbeat 13
Property: West Crayke, Bridlington, £259,950

Property: West Crayke, Bridlington, £259,950

A spacious detached house in a prime location off Martongate. Located ideally for facilities such as the Co-op supermarket, the Friendly Foresters public house, primary and secondary schools, Bridlington North Library and local parks nearby.

Jordan Harrison with comedian Rory Bremner

Jordan lands major national fishing award

Jordan Harrison has been named the country’s best young fisherman at a national awards ceremony.

ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan Firth, a linguist at Newcastle University, commenting on an article by the vice president of the National Union of Students, Shelly Asquith. When contacted by The Conversation, Firth said that the calculations made in The Independent article reflected his own.

Offbeat 16
Spring in Ilkley

Weather warning: Yorkshire to be hit with severe thunderstorms over Bank Holiday weekend

Yorkshire has enjoyed a fine week of warm and dry weather but experts have today issued a warning for the county to prepare for fierce storms.
News 1
Amanda Rowe with the restored boat at West BS in Bessingby

Spa boat has a new home on dry land

Remember the old boats from the lake which used to be next to Bridlington Spa?

Bempton Lane is being used like a drag strip.

Letter: Bempton Lane like drag racing strip

The Free Press recently published a story regarding speeding thorough Sewerby that I read with interest.

Unmarked police motorbikes will be out and about in the East Riding area.

On the Beat column with Humberside Police

Bridlington has for a long time had its local Community Cop Shop located on Quay Road but it’s time for a move.


VIDEO: Happy birthday Yorkshire Belle

Take a look at this video of the Yorkshire Belle setting sail from Bridlington Harbour yesterday.

Alan Clark

Election profile: Alan Clark (Labour)

The Labour Party has selected Alan Clark as its candidate for East Yorkshire in the General Election on June 8.

Mike Jackson (Green Party)

Election profile: Mike Jackson (Green Party)

I am campaigning on three main issues. Anti-fracking, strong action on climate change and keeping the NHS public and free.

Carl Minns of the Liberal Democrats

Election profile: Carl Minns (Liberal Democrats)

There’s one thing that will benefit every person in East Yorkshire more than any individual policy and that’s a real voice of opposition to the Conservatives.

Tim Norman (Yorkshire Party)

Election profile: Tim Norman (Yorkshire Party)

Tim Norman, standing with the Yorkshire Party, is a 49-year-old graduate with a degree in Finance.

Sir Greg Knight (Conservative)

Election profile: Sir Greg Knight (Conservative)

Greg has represented East Yorkshire in Parliament since 2001. He lives in the constituency with his wife Janet.

Andrew Dennis of UKIP

Election profile: Andrew Dennis (UKIP)

“My name is Andrew Dennis and I am married to Sally and we have three sons, one a theatre nurse, one a music teacher and one a photography student.

Nancy and John Eckersley

Winners John and Nancy’s diamond day

Flamborough couple John and Nancy Eckersley have been given a national award for their dedicated charity work.

Load more