Speed checks at hot-spot location

Free Press readers spoke...and the police listened.

A campaign failed to stop the proposed coach park move

Official complaint over coach park move

The row over the decision to move Bridlington’s coach park to the clifftops continues to rumble on.

Divers will check 26 outfall pipes from Staithes to Mappleton

Checking pipes along the coast

Divers will be used to inspect outfall pipes off the coast to ensure Bridlington’s bathing water is as clean as possible.

Darts is back at Bridlington Spa

“Let’s play darts”...stars return to The Spa

Top level darts returns to Bridlington this week, as it hosts two international competitions featuring up to 1,000 players.

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An artist's impression of the station plaza area

Two projects - both £1.5m over original budget

Two of Bridlington’s major development projects will each cost £1.5million more than originally planned.

The YORSwitch scheme began in 2013

Save money on your energy bills

Bridlington residents are being encouraged to sign up to a new county-wide scheme which could save them hundreds of pounds on their energy bills.

Lloyd Dowson staff Grant Walkington,Vanessa Rowbottom and David Dowson with Richard Dunk, chairman of Bridlington RNLI

Welcome sight as golfers help lifeboat station

As Bridlington’s new lifeboat station takes shape, state-of-the-art binoculars have been installed so the crew can keep a close eye on what’s going on out at sea.

Simon Boulton plotting his route before he set off

How many Tube stations did Simon get to in 12 hours?

It was always likely to be a tough test - visiting more than 300 London Underground stations in just 12 hours.


The long haul: Portraits which tell the story of our fishing heritage

Having spent four years photographing Britain’s fishing industry, Joanne Coates tells Sarah Freeman how she earned her sea legs.

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End of the road for taxi company

One of Bridlington’s biggest taxi companies has been forced off the road after its licence was withdrawn.

You have one more month to spend your old pound coins.

There’s only one month left to spend your old pound coins

Look under your sofa, empty your piggy bank and check your pockets – there are only 30 days left to spend the old £1 coin before it becomes worthless.
File picture: Beaconsfield car park shut last September. More parking spaces have been lost since

'Nightmare parking' leads residents to avoid town centre

More than 170 parking spaces have been lost in Bridlington Town Centre as residents choose to drive to nearby towns rather than try find a spot to park.
Cllr Richard Burton at South Cliff Caravan Park

New-look holiday park ready in 2019

Plans to significantly extend South Cliff Caravan Park have been passed and work is set to start by the end of the year.

Marc Cole is a director of Colemans Cider Company

Cheers! Cider venture bears fruit for friends

It started as a way of using up extra apples, but has grown into a blossoming business.

Whats on

Video: Free advice and training at Google's Digital Garage helps firms reach new heights

In the cut-throat world of digital commerce, even an established business can use a little advice.

on site: The Digital Garage is a place where anyone can come and learn how to harness the power of the internet. Picture: Chris Etchells

Pearl, 75, now an IT whizz thanks to Google

A chance encounter with Google’s Digital Garage in Sheffield has helped transform Pearl Page-Green from a part-time IT user into a ‘gadget granny’.

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance will begin night flights

Yorkshire Air Ambulance to fly at night

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance will begin its first night flights after being given permission from the Civil Aviation Authority.

South Cliff holiday park

Holiday park extension set to get go-ahead

Councillors are expected to pass plans to expand one of Bridlington’s biggest holiday parks at a meeting today.

Carl Brown

Frozen food store moves into centre

Heron Frozen Foods is moving into the former Store Twenty One unit in Bridlington’s Promenades Shopping Centre.

Burlington Court was built by McCarthy and Stone in Bridlingtons Old Town around the peak of the housing market boom

Retirement homes plummet in value

People who bought retirement homes at a development in Bridlington have found the value of their properties have reduced by more than half in the past decade, a BBC radio show has claimed.

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