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Preparations 'well underway' for Yorkshire rail strike next week

October will begin with a headache for Yorkshire commuters as a Northern rail strike begins.

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Bempton Lane

Speed checks at hot-spot location

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

Transport
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.

Transport
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.

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More rail strikes to hit Northern services

More rail strikes to hit Northern services

Workers at four rail companies - including Northern - are to stage two 24-hour strikes due to worsening disputes over the role of guards and driver-only trains.

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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.

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Q Cars

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One of Bridlington’s biggest taxi companies has been forced off the road after its licence was withdrawn.

Transport
Queensgate in Bridlington

Speed checks at Queensgate

One driver was reported for speeding after police carried out checks in the Queensgate area of Bridlington.

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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.
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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.

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Cllr Cyril Marsburg at the speed bump which has caught out pedestrians

‘Does someone have to die?’

The mayor of Bridlington has called for a set of speed bumps to be removed from the town centre after another pensioner tripped over them and was badly hurt.

Transport
Drivers have been warned to stay away from a number of dangerous roads when Storm Aileen hits tonight.

Highways Agency reveals list of Yorkshire roads you should avoid during Storm Aileen

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on motorways and major 'A roads' tonight and tomorrow morning as Storm Aileen strikes Yorkshire.

Environment
Councillors voted in favour of moving the coach park to the clifftops at Limekiln Lane despite public opposition

Coach park: even the drivers oppose move

One of the main opponents of plans to move Bridlington’s coach park to the clifftops says the recent Bank Holiday weekend proves the resort needs more car parking spaces more urgently than a new facility for buses.

Transport
Northern Rail say they are investigating the incident and police have appealed for witnesses

Family left in tears at train station

Police are investigating after an incident at Bridlington Railway Station went viral on social media.

Transport
UK petrol prices are set to soar.

Motorists warned to expect rise in unleaded petrol prices as US hurricane whips up demand

British drivers are being warned that the price of unleaded petrol could jump in the coming days as demand in the US – as a result of Hurricane Harvey – has seen wholesale prices soar.

Business
Industrial action is set to disrupt Northern services on September 1 and September 4.

Everything you need to know about how strikes will affect Northern services in Yorkshire

Rail passengers in Yorkshire are being warned to prepare for significant disruption to services ahead of two 24-hour walkouts.

Transport
Wreckage of World War Two bomber found in North Sea

Wreckage of World War Two bomber found in North Sea

Wreckage of a World War Two aircraft which assisted efforts to drive the Nazis from Norway is thought to have been discovered in the North Sea.

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Cllr Margaret Chadwick with her husband Chad, who has also represented Bridlington on East Riding Council

Why I voted in favour of coach park move

The only Bridlington councillor on the planning committee has explained why she voted in favour of moving the town’s coach park.

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Steve Banks, pictured with fellow protestor Helen Burton, says Bridlington residents were treated like a sub species at the planning meeting

‘Break the mould’ if we want change

A campaign group which was set up to try to block plans to move Bridlington’s coach park to the clifftops has said the fight must go on.

Transport
Bridlington Town Council had objected to the plans

What does the mayor think of coach park move?

Bridlington mayor Cllr Cyril Marsburg has had his say after plans to move the town’s coach park to the clifftops were approved.

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