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‘Christmas Eve’ to switch on Bridlington lights

Eve Gascoigne – the girl who inspired everyone in Bridlington – has accepted an invitation to switch on the town’s Christmas lights.


Bridlington woman passes her driving test aged 70

Fifty years since she gave up driving after failing her test five times, Penelope Rogers has shown you’re never too old to learn something new.
Father Christmas

Santa set for annual tour of villages

North Wolds Lions have dusted down Santa’s sleigh so he can visit a number of villages around Bridlington in the run-up to Christmas.


IN PICTURES: Children In Need in Bridlington

Pudsey Bear’s tour of primary schools in Bridlington raised £2,345.66 for the BBC’s Children In Need appeal.
Police are appealing for witnesses.

Thieves rip out HSBC cash machine with JCB and 'ram police car' in Pocklington

Thieves used a JCB to rip out a cash machine from a bank building before ramming a police car with another vehicle during their escape in Pocklington.
Properties around The Crescent would be affected

Clampdown on colour around the seafront

New restrictions could be brought in to protect the appearance of historic buildings around Bridlington’s seafront.

Work has started on the new coach park on Limekiln Lane in Bridlington. Picture by Paul Atkinson

Work starts at clifftop coach park

Work to convert the car park in Limekiln Lane into the town’s new coach park began this week.

Hilderthorpe Primary School

More than 40 children affected by norovirus at Bridlington school

Health officials have confirmed the sickness bug which has forced a Bridlington school to close tomorrow is suspected to be norovirus.

The blender in which the employee lost a finger

Factory fined after worker lost finger

A COMPANY making health products has been fined after a worker’s finger was severed in a blending machine at its factory near Bridlington.

Hilderthorpe Primary School

School to close because of sickness bug

A Bridlington primary school will close tomorrow because so many pupils have been affected by a sickness bug.

Flamborough Lighthouse

Breakthrough for birdwatchers on the headland?

Flamborough Bird Observatory wants to put a shelter on the clifftops for its volunteers who collect valuable data about wildlife every day.

Weapons handed into North Yorkshire Police.

Shotgun 'disguised as walking stick' among 120 weapons handed in to police stations in Yorkshire

Dozens of shotguns, air rifles and handguns have been handed into police in North Yorkshire as part of a campaign to surrender weapons.

She was hit while crossing Sewerby Road. Picture credit: Google

Teenage girl hit by car in Bridlington

A 16-year-old girl has been taken to hospital with head injuries after she was hit by a car while crossing a Bridlington road.
Paul is ‘feline’ great after a day as the Pink Panther

Paul is ‘feline’ great after a day as the Pink Panther

The Pink Panther theme tune said he was ‘the one and only, truly original’ and the same could be said of Bridlington fund-raiser Paul Robinson.

Sewerby Heads is closed. Picture credit: Google

Road closed following accident in Bridlington

A Bridlington road is currently closed following an accident.
The weather forecast with Trevor Appleton.

Mild conditions expected until Thursday

Here is the week-ahead forecast for the East Yorkshire and Ryedale areas from local weatherman Trevor Appleton.


Find out who won at the Extraordinary People Awards

Bridlington honoured its community heroes at the town’s second Extraordinary People Awards.
Target sticks are used to guide red pandas around their enclosure.

View from the Zoo: Target training is essential for animal welfare

This week we will be letting you know how we look after our very cute red pandas and the best time for you to see them when you visit us.

Hanovers Be Wise service has celebrated  its fifth year of operation.

Advice team saves £8m for residents

A retirement housing provider which has helped its residents claim back an impressive £8.2m through its financial rights and energy advice service has celebrated its fifth year of operation.


U3A work in the pictures

Bridlington U3A is showcasing some of the paintings and photographs that its members have produced over the past year at The Spa.

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