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Lockinge crowns a princess of the Turf on regal day at Newbury

It was Royal Wedding Day. It was also FA Cup final day. But for racing buffs, Saturday represented something far more significant -- Al Shaqab Lockinge Day at Newbury and one of the most attractive cards in the build-up to Royal Ascot.

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There are a wide array of charities and rescue centres throughout Yorkshire which offer a variety of small animals for adoption and rehoming

Looking for a new pet? These 5 rescue centres offer animal rehoming and adoption in Yorkshire

There are a wide array of charities and rescue centres throughout Yorkshire which offer a variety of small animals for adoption and rehoming. If you’re looking for a new pet and want to give an abandoned animal a loving home there’s plenty of choice to do so.

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Yorkshire has a wide array of idyllic lake and scenic ponds, making it a great destination to do a spot of fishing

From carp to bream: 8 of the best places to go fishing in Yorkshire

Yorkshire has a wide array of idyllic lake and scenic ponds, making it a great destination to do a spot of fishing.

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Toby, pictured far left, and his bandmates from Made Up North

Will Toby and pals make live finals?

They’ve got through the first audition – but can Toby McTurk and his bandmates make it in to the Britain’s Got Talent live finals?

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Wendy Burton who set up the petition with parish councillor Neville Nicholson, Cllr Richard Burton and East Riding Council transport manager Colin Walker

Petition to bring back village buses

Around 150 villagers turned out to a meeting to express their concerns after savage cuts to bus services in Bempton.

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In this week's Free Press

Here is your first look at some of the pages in this week's paper.

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Yorkshire has a selection of intriguing and immersive wildlife experiences.

Lions, tigers and bears: 11 of the best wildlife experiences in Yorkshire

Although it may be unexpected for Yorkshire to have a wide array of different wild animals or various tropical species, the region has a selection of intriguing and immersive wildlife experiences.

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Brett Agnew has returned to Brid Town

Striker Agnew returns to Bridlington Town

Striker Brett Agnew has returned to Bridlington Town in a coaching role while he recovers from a serious knee operation.

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Stepping out to help African school

Year 8 students at Bridlington School followed in the footsteps of Year 7 pupils by walking a total of 500 miles to raise money for a school in Africa.

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Jez Bromley on Bridlington seafront bfeore setting off on his anti-clockwise one-man bike ride around the British coastline.

Cyclist Jez reaches the Scottish islands

‘What an experience’ says the Bridlington man who is a quarter of the way through his challenge to cycle round the UK.

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IN PICTURES: Bridlington Kite Festival

The spectacular sight of some of the world’s biggest kites in the skies above Bridlington attracted thousands of visitors to the clifftops.

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Lisa's unforgettable day at the Royal Wedding

After a ‘fairytale’ day watching the Royal Wedding in the grounds of Windsor Castle, Lisa Whitton was left with amazing memories and a selection of photographs of the A-list guests.

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Former Victorian bakery in Leeds City Centre gets much-kneaded revamp

A former Victorian bakery located at the heart of one of Leeds’s oldest streets has been given a new lease of life thanks to a major regeneration scheme.

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Teenager arrested for bomb hoax messages

School bomb hoax: Teenager arrested

A teenager has been arrested over hoax bomb threats sent to thousands of schools, including some in Bridlington.

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Yorkshire Dales-themed garden wins gold at Chelsea Flower Show

A garden inspired by the Yorkshire Dales has won a prestigious gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
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Joshua Townend

Scarborough teenage hammer threat car robbers locked up for 11 years

TWO teenagers from Scarborough who raided a house and threatened  the homeowner with a  hammer before stealing and crashing his car have been locked up for a total of 11 years.
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Yorkshire's beautiful landscape provides a wonderful setting in which to retire

The Golden Years: Why Yorkshire is the best place to enjoy retirement

When to comes to retirement, there are few better places to settle down and enjoy the golden years than right here in Yorkshire.
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Last year's competition was won by The White Swan in Ampleforth, but three local pubs are eyeing glory this year.

Three local pubs hoping to be named Yorkshire’s best

Three pubs from the Bridlington area are in with a chance of being named Yorkshire’s best boozer.

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The chief executive of the trust which runs Bridlington Hospital will retire at the end of the month

Chief executive of Bridlington Hospital's trust to step down

The head of York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will retire from his role at the end of the month.

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Yorkshire set for another blazing Bank Holiday weekend

It's very rare we get to enjoy a sunny Bank Holiday - and now we are about to have two in the same month.

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