Carer jailed for nine years

A jury has found a carer and charity worker guilty of stealing almost £300,000 from a 102-year-old victim.

New storm gullies have been fitted at Burton Fleming in an attempt to stop any further flooding.

The East Riding of Yorkshire council leader’s column with Stephen Parnaby OBE

This month marks the tenth anniversary of the devastating floods which affected the lives of thousands of residents across the East Riding.

Limekiln Lane car park

Coach park move is one step closer

Controversial plans to relocate Bridlington’s coach park tfrom the town centre to the clifftops have moved a step forward.

Bridlington Library

Happy birthday Bridlington library

Bridlington’s central library celebrates its 80th birthday this week.

The Yorkshire Regiment

Soldiers say farewell at freedom march

More than 100 soliders from the Yorkshire Regiment will march through Bridlington on Friday, their final ceremonial parade before a tour of Afghanistan at the end of July.

Students from Michelle Hatton School of Dance and Performing Arts

Dance school celebrates its 20th anniversary

Students at Michelle Hatton School of Dance and Performing Arts will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a dazzling performance at The Spa this Saturday.

Property: St Thomas Road, Bridlington, £159,950

Property: St Thomas Road, Bridlington, £159,950

An excellent opportunity to acquire a traditional style, good sized semi-detached family house, located in the popular Saints area off Queensgate in Bridlington.


Win tickets to see Rudimental at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse is excited to announce the Brit Award winning band Rudimental will perform after racing on Saturday 1 July.
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Former music teacher Jodie Cappleman.

Pledge to make Bugsy the best school play ever

When a hugely popular music teacher Jodie Cappleman sadly passed away earlier this year, Bridlington School colleagues and pupils made a pledge at her funeral that the show must go on, now staff and students are vowing to make the show the best the school has ever staged.

Flamborough RNLI was called out to rescue seven people and two dogs on Saturday.

Lifeboat crew saves seven people and two dogs at sea

Flamborough RNLI crew came to the rescue of seven people and two dogs in the space of 40 minutes over the weekend.

One of the red pandas at Flamingo Land zoo.

View from the Zoo: Popular duo get their favourite panda cake treat

It has been a double birthday celebration for our cute and popular red pandas here at the zoo this week. Tai Jang our female turned five on June 12 whilst our male Bai Jiao was also five on June 14.

The Bin It! roadshow at Headlands School.

Bin It! show tackles littering problem

The Bin It! 2017 roadshow visited Headlands – and the whole of year 7 and 8 took part.

Elder is now in full bloom.

Country Diary: Rapid change in the countryside

With advancing days in June, the countryside responds to rapid climate changes. Gone are those ‘candles’ of blossom on the horsechestnut trees, now replaced by miniature conkers – many whipped from their anchorage during strong winds. Thousands of minute, spiny seed cases strewn the ground.

York League action

Long and Wragg impress for Sewerby

Sewerby stormed to an eight-wicket win against Beverley Town in the York Senior League Division One.
Beckett League round-up

Salt stars in Cloughton 2nds success

Liam Salt smashed Cloughton 2nds to victory in Division Four as they saw off Wold Newton 2nds by 132 runs.

Beckett League round-up

Outhart and Diamond sparkle as Staxton go top

Staxton rose to the top of the Beckett League Premier Division on Saturday after their eight-wicket success against a stunned Scalby.
Sunset over Bridlington by Peter Toney.

Super landscapes and great wildlife

This month the talented amateur photographers at YFoto club have produced another varied set of images for the Free Press readers to enjoy.

Mr Lamberton said he knew his sons wouldn't wear their hats or sun cream if they weren't with him.

Small schools across rural Yorkshire at risk from funding crisis

A funding crisis gripping schools across rural Yorkshire has led to grave fears that countryside communities will witness a succession of closures as financial deficits spiral and pupil numbers dramatically reduce.

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Property: Marton Road, Bridlington, £499,950

Property: Marton Road, Bridlington, £499,950

Offered onto the market in immaculate condition is this beautiful four bedroom detached residence situated on Martongate.

Sea creature spotted off Bridlington

Shark washes up on Bridlington beach

Pictures have emerged of what appears to be a shark washed up on Bridlington beach.
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