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MP: ‘Terrorist has achieved nothing’

Bridlington’s MP Sir Greg Knight has told how he locked himself in his office in the House of Commons as Westminster was attacked by a terrorist.

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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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Looking to Bridlington from Bempton Lane

Masterplan for 1,500 homes to be unveiled

A masterplan for Bridlington’s future, which will see almost 1,500 new homes built to the north of the town, will be made public on Monday.

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Mike Smith, Bob Bousfield and David Dowson after the decision was made at the planning meeting

Green light for golf club’s homes and hotel plan

Bridlington Golf Club’s future is looking brighter after it was given planning permission for a new hotel and housing development on the Belvedere course.

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Sir Greg, pictured with one of his classic motors, said the widening of cycle lanes can contribute towards pollution increases.

Knight: 'Widening cycle lanes can lead to pollution'

Bridlington’s MP says the widening of cycle lanes could cause more pollution.

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The mayor of Bridlington said the town is a 'honeypot' after the council's parking report revealed motorists here are paying nearly half county's fixed penalty notices.

Drivers in Brid are paying nearly HALF of all parking tickets in county

People in Bridlington are paying nearly half of all parking fines issued by East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

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Cllr David Robson, left, argued the council shouldn't create a new deputy chief executive position for planning boss Alan Menzies, right, at a time of austerity.

Brid councillor criticises new role for council planning boss

A Bridlington councillor has criticised East Riding Council’s ruling Tory party over the appointment of a new chief executive.

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Follow news of today's Budget Live on our blog.

Budget 2017: As it happened... Reaction, analysis and the numbers you need to know

Welcome to The Yorkshire Post's LIVE blog of today's Prime Minister's Questions and the Chancellor's 2017 Budget. Press F5 to refresh the feed.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond is studying tax-raising moves.

£3bn tax hike will pay for Budget giveaways

Taxes will need to increase by up to £3bn if Philip Hammond’s Wednesday Budget is to meet spending commitments, according to economic experts.

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Cllr Liam Dealtry

Town’s plan to honour all veterans

A new memorial stone will be laid near Bridlington’s war memorial to remember veterans who have served in the emergency services and other public organisations.

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Cllr Stephen Parnaby OBE

Council tax rise ‘not an easy decision’

Bills will rise by just under 5% after members agreed to back the proposed council tax increase.

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Ginger Lacey was born in Wetherby and died in Bridlington

Town has plans to honour RAF hero Ginger

Plans to get formal recognition for an RAF hero who spent the later years of his life in Bridlington are taking off.

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Brid's largest taxi firm could be forced off the road

Bridlington’s largest taxi firm has had its licence revoked "in the interest of public safety".

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Sir Greg Knight

Sir Greg and friends pass £50,000 mark

A charity single featuring Bridlington’s Sir Greg Knight MP has raised more than £50,000.

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Sir Greg Knight MP

Sir Greg raises hospital issues in House of Commons

Bridlington MP Sir Greg Knight has spoken in the House of Commons about his concern over potential cuts to health services in Bridlington.

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Bridlington's park and ride service didn't turn a profit for a number of years.

Why was Brid's park and ride making a loss?

Bridlington’s park and ride cost ratepayers more than £100,000 after only generating a profit twice in six years.

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Revealed: Yorkshire's anti-Trump hotspots

Revealed: Yorkshire's anti-Trump hotspots

A petition has revealed which areas of Yorkshire are most opposed to Donald Trump visiting the UK.

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Cllr Peacock's letter was in response to the council's chief executive who had called for his resignation.

Councillor who made Jo Cox comments: ‘If people don’t like it they can get stuffed’

A councillor who posted offensive remarks about murdered MP Jo Cox says he has no intention of resigning whatsoever.

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Sir Greg Knight in Bridlington

Town will be transformed, says Sir Greg

Bridlington’s MP has said the £3.5million set aside to fund the next stage of the town’s marina proves that all parties involved are committed to the project.

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Budget rises - but bills still lowest in area

The amount of money each home in Bridlington pays for its town council looks likely to remain the lowest in the East Riding in 2017.

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