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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.

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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.

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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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South Marina Drive was closed today following an accident.

Air ambulances take injured away from Bridlington accident

TWO air ambulances took casualties away from a serious accident on Bridlington's sea front this morning.
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Planned roadworks by Highways England, Monday 10 July to Sunday 16 July

Will roadworks affect your journey next week?

If you're planning on travelling up and down the roads of Yorkshire over the coming week, check the list below to see if your journey will be affected.

Transport
A petition was handed over last year

No quick-fix solution to parking woes

Don’t hold your breath – it’s not the message residents in the Oxford Street area wanted to hear as they still struggle to park outside their homes.

Transport
Foreshores manager Kirsty Dingle

The foreshore team – providing a warm welcome to Bridlington

Around a million people visited Bridlington’s beaches last year.

Lifestyle
Bridlington railway station

Strike action set to hit rail journeys

Rail passengers face more problems this weekend with three more days of strike action planned.

Transport
East Riding of Yorkshire Council wants this car park to become the new coach park

Nine reasons to block plans

Plans to move Bridlington’s coach park to a scenic location on the clifftops have suffered a blow after the town council said it strongly objected to the idea.

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The two teams

Firms do the business in staff golf competition

Two of Bridlington’s leading businesses went to head-to-head on the golf course, in the town’s answer to the Ryder Cup.

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