Bridlington misses out on fishing award

Bridlington harbour
Bridlington harbour

Hopes that Bridlington would be crowned Britain's top port were dashed last night.

Despite being highly commended by the judges at the Fishing News Awards ceremony in Aberdeen, the honour was given to the Scottish town of Peterhead.

Representatives from East Yorkshire also had high hopes for Jack Sanderson, who works on Perserverance II and was shortlisted for Young Fisherman of the Year, but that title was won by Ryan Corbett and Haydn McLeod