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Potholes: ‘It’s worth persevering with compensation claim’

A leading consumer website has said it is surprised that nobody in Bridlington has been able to claim back money for damage to their cars caused by potholes in the past five years.

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Bridlington railway station

Barriers on the way at station

Ticket barriers are set to be installed at Bridlington railway station.

Transport
John Furniss-Wright in his awful bathroom

Is it the worst bathroom in the country?

No floor, a collapsed wall, water damage and a pink suite which has not been stylish for decades - this Bridlington bathroom is in the running for the dubious honour of being crowned Britain’s worst.

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Donna Hutson, Steve Robinson and Debbie Tindall have worked at the store from the day it opened

Store steps back in time for birthday

Leg-warmers, neon wristbands, perms and shoulder pads were back in fashion at a Bridlington store for one day only.

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The station buffet at Bridlington as a real trip down memory lane

One of the most lovely stations in UK

They are travelling to all 2,563 railway stations in Great Britain this year - so Geoff Marshall and Vicki Pipe know what makes a great place to board a train.

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Packed promenades

‘Buzzing’ Bridlington is ready for a bumper summer

Bridlington is ready for a bumper summer season, with East Riding of Yorkshire Council expecting hundreds of thousands of visitors during the school holidays.

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The team at B&Q in Bridlington

Shop goes back to 80s for anniversary

What was happening back in 1987?

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An artists impression of how the laboratory, aquarium and offices will look on the south pier at Bridlington Harbour

The first stage of new-look harbour

A new aquarium and laboratory are set to open in Bridlington before the end of the year - the first stage of a huge transformation of the harbour area.

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Jane and Tim Bowden are looking forward to the future

Couple’s new hotel venture

New owners have taken over at a seafront hotel and say they want to create a family feel, which includes being dog-friendly.

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Richard Markwell with Bridlington School headteacher Kate Parker-Randall in the library where he studed half a century ago

Business boss passes on a world of experience

He has visited 100 countries, met Tony Blair, Theresa May and Vladimir Putin, and managed to get his musical hero to play at his 60th birthday party.

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QUITE A CHARACTER: Bridlington's John Hesp has won an army of fans.

The million dollar man: John hits the jackpot in Vegas

Against the odds, a flamboyant businessman and grandfather from Bridlington has stunned the world of poker.

Lifestyle
The Friendly Forester is currently at the Blackgang Chine museum and visitor attraction on the Isle of Wight. Picture by Mark Peacock

It’s coming home! Plans to bring lifeboat back

Flamborough’s old Friendly Forester lifeboat looks set to return to the area, after businsesses and villagers joined forces in an effort to bring the boat back.

Arts
Limekiln Lane

More groups speak out against coach park plans

Three more organisations have added their voices to attempts to block plans to move Bridlington’s coach park to the cliff-tops.

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How much would you pay?

How much do you pay for your fish and chips?

A new national survey looking at the price of Britain’s top takeaway meal has said the Yorkshire coast is far from the cheapest option.

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As well as the match action, there was a wedding as part of this year's beach volleyball competition

Game, set and match-making at volleyball

Bridlington’s beach volleyball competition has been running for 35 years, but there was a new feature at this year’s tournament - a wedding.

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Bempton Railway Station.
Trains could no longer be stopping there.
Picture by Paul Atkinson:
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Plans to cut number of trains calling at Bempton

Concerns have been raised regarding Northern Rail proposals which will see a reduction in services stopping at Bempton.

Transport
Seagulls have been attacking Bridlington's posties

Postmen in a flap over seagull attacks

Thousands of postmen are bitten by dogs on their rounds every year in Britain, but there is a new threat to deliveries in Bridlington – seagulls!

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Promenades Shopping Centre manager Carl Brown

Store closes as firm is liquidated

Discount clothing chain Store Twenty One has gone into liquidation, closing more than 100 shops, including its one in Bridlington.

Business
This entrance has now been blocked off

Car park entrance closed off for safety reasons

One of the entrances to Palace Car Park has been blocked off after drivers were using it as a rat-run to try to beat the roadworks in Bridlington town centre.

Transport
Northern rail strike to continue into Monday rush hour

Northern rail strike to continue into Monday rush hour

Industrial action on Northern rail services will continue into Monday.

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