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Mayor joins Yorkshire Party for General Election

Bridlington’s mayor has joined the Yorkshire Party and will be their candidate for the Bridlington area in the forthcoming General Election.

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‘Mystery noise is forcing me to sell the home I love’

She has lived in her bungalow for more than 30 years, but the last six months have become a living hell for Jan Hatto.

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Cllr Liam Dealtry may challenge current MP Sir Greg Knight

General Election move is ‘a brave decision’, says Bridlington MP

Bridlington MP Sir Greg Knight admitted he had been as surprised as anyone Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Tuesday morning that a General Election was being called.

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James Durham (senior planning policy officer) with Maureen Bell from Bridlington Civic Society and mayor Cllr Liam Dealtry

Masterplan goes on display

Extra traffic, the need for more health services and worries about spoiling the views were among the concerns expressed by residents as the public were given the chance to speak out on plans to build 1,500 new homes in Bridlington.

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Cllr Liam Dealtry

Mayor plans to stand against MP in election

The Prime Minister’s announcement that she was calling a General Election in June may have taken the political world by surprise - but a leading figure in Bridlington did not take long to react.

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Theresa May delivered a statement in Downing Street this morning.

Theresa May announces snap General Election on June 8

Theresa May today called on MPs to agree to a snap General Election to be held on June 8.

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VIDEO: Relic hunter wants to reunite families of 14,000 Second World War heroes with dog tags

A relic hunter has launched an extraordinary appeal to reunite the families of over 14,000 Second World War heroes with their dog tags - after he found them buried in a field.
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The Government has announced a 159m funding boost for Yorkshire's schools.

Yorkshire awarded £159m to create extra school places and repair crumbling buildings

Schools across Yorkshire are to receive a £159m cash injection for extra school places and building repairs.

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The view from Bempton Lane

Masterplan goes on show

The masterplan, which outlines plans for almost 1,500 new houses in Bridlington, has gone on display to the public.

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Sir Greg Knight

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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