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View from the Zoo: Baby boom in Lost Kingdom

Within the Lost Kingdom section of Flamingo Land there has been a boom of new arrivals both big and small.

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This year's Artwaves Festival

Artwaves will be even bigger next year

The team behind Bridlington’s Artwaves festival are promising next year’s event will be even bigger, after more than 2,500 people visited the Spa during this year’s two-day spectacular.

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The Kaiser Chiefs enjoyed a sensational Yorkshire homecoming at Scarborough Open Air Theatre. Photos: Cuffe and Taylor

PHOTOS: Kaiser Chiefs at Scarborough Open Air Theatre

The Kaiser Chiefs enjoyed a sensational Yorkshire homecoming at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Saturday night.
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Run, hide, tell... police instructions on what to do during a firearms attack.

WATCH: What you should do during a terrorist attack

This police video gives instructions on how to stay safe during a terrorist attack involving firearms and other weapons.

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Cricket round-up

Snowball and Cooper star in 2nds success

Scarborough 2nds saw off a late wagging of the Pickering 2nds tail to secure a win by 35 runs in the York Senior League Division Two Ebor.
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Early purple orchids in bloom.

County Diary: Countryside scene is changing dramatically

Mid-May, and once again I thrill to the screaming party of swifts. It’s a common summer migrant, distinguished from swallows and martins but its sooty brown plumage, long scythe-like wings and short tail. Its torpedo-shaped body contributes to its rapid flight.

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Arrest made after man, 21, dies on coach heading to Radio 1's Big Weekend in East Yorkshire

Arrest made after man, 21, dies on coach heading to Radio 1's Big Weekend in East Yorkshire

A 21-year-old man has died after being taken ill on a bus travelling to Radio 1's Big Weekend in East Yorkshire.
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Cricket spotligh

More joy for leaders Ganton

There was more joy for Beckett League Division Two leaders Ganton, who beat Cayton 2nds by 79 runs.
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Heavy downpours on Saturday caused localised flooding in parts of Yorkshire.

Bank Holiday weather: More thunderstorms could strike Yorkshire

Things are cooling down after the blistering hot sunshine pushed temperatures close to 30C on Saturday.
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Beckett League action

Heslerton and Ebberston bag shock results

Heslerton and Ebberston dealt out the shock results, beating pace-setters Staxton and Beckett League Premier Division champs Staithes in their respective clashes.
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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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Lightning strikes over Poole harbour in Dorset as thunderstorms swept across parts of south west England after much of the country basked in sunshine and clear skies for the last few days. The storm is now heading north.

Yorkshire weather: Storms on their way as Met Office issues second warning

Heavy rain and lightning are expected to hit Yorkshire this afternoon as the Met Office issued a second warning of thunderstorms across the county.
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Two manslaughter suspects arrested after death of 'amazing father' involved in Filey incident

Two manslaughter suspects arrested after death of 'amazing father' involved in Filey incident

Police have made two arrests in connection with the death of a man who was involved in an incident near Filey earlier this week.

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We are Sailing by Mike Barnard.

Unusual images put in the frame

Members of the F.ocus Photographic Group have come up with some classic and unusual images for the Free Press.

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ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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Property: West Crayke, Bridlington, £259,950

Property: West Crayke, Bridlington, £259,950

A spacious detached house in a prime location off Martongate. Located ideally for facilities such as the Co-op supermarket, the Friendly Foresters public house, primary and secondary schools, Bridlington North Library and local parks nearby.

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Jordan Harrison with comedian Rory Bremner

Jordan lands major national fishing award

Jordan Harrison has been named the country’s best young fisherman at a national awards ceremony.

Business
ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan Firth, a linguist at Newcastle University, commenting on an article by the vice president of the National Union of Students, Shelly Asquith. When contacted by The Conversation, Firth said that the calculations made in The Independent article reflected his own.

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Spring in Ilkley

Weather warning: Yorkshire to be hit with severe thunderstorms over Bank Holiday weekend

Yorkshire has enjoyed a fine week of warm and dry weather but experts have today issued a warning for the county to prepare for fierce storms.
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Amanda Rowe with the restored boat at West BS in Bessingby

Spa boat has a new home on dry land

Remember the old boats from the lake which used to be next to Bridlington Spa?

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