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Headlands talk the talk at competition

On Tuesday 13 March, Headlands School entered a senior team into the 21st annual Youth Speaks competition which was held at Wyke Sixth Form College, putting in a great performance and coming out as winners.

Cllr Jonathan Owen, Ellen Ryabov, Scott Rayner and John Skidmore.

Discovering NHS winter challenges

The chairman of the Health and Wellbeing Board recently visited Hull Royal Infirmary to talk to staff about the winter challenges of the NHS.

Bridlington Golf course, looking from seafront on Belvedere Road.'Picture by Paul Atkinson.

Councillor: Sale of golf course may not be illegal - but it is ‘immoral’

Selling off a Bridlington golf course for “agricultural property prices” may not be illegal but is “immoral”, a councillor told a committee.

Captain Cook was a renowned British navigator

Captain Cook: Everything you need to know about Yorkshire’s renowned navigator

Captain James Cook was a renowned British explorer, navigator and cartographer, born in Marton, Middlesbrough. He became widely renowned after he made three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, his efforts still being recognised today.
The Tour de Yorkshire will return again this year, with the seaside resort of Scarborough being the final destination of the third stage of the mens race

The best places to watch the Tour de Yorkshire 2018

The Tour de Yorkshire will return to the region for its fourth edition in May of this year. The men’s race will take place from May 3-6 and the women’s race will take place from May 3-4, with Yorkshire providing the scenic backdrop to this popular cycling competition.
Kilham Bikers are gearing up for the 22nd and final Stephen Cowton Memorial Easter Egg Run which takes place this Sunday (1 April).

All revved up for last Easter Egg ride

Kilham Bikers are gearing up for the 22nd and final Stephen Cowton Memorial Easter Egg Run which takes place this Sunday (1 April).

Check out this week's high tides for Bridlington.

High Tides - March 23 to March 30


Coastal Voices need new members

Sing the blues away - choir is ‘good for your health’

One of Bridlington’s biggest choirs is going to be singing the praises of a local youth club during 2018.

From elections to T&Cs: Facebook has been making headlines across the world

Is it time to quit Facebook? Here's what you need to know about your profile settings

With the recent revelations regarding research firm Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and the social media company’s privacy laws are now in the spotlight.
Alex and Mitchell ???? spent a week making more than 20 different cakes for the Macmillan bake sale.

Youngsters embark on week-long cake bake for Macmillan Cancer Research cause

Two youngsters in Bridlington have taken part in their own week-long bake off to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Research.


IN PICTURES: A month of wild weather in Bridlington

From snow at the start of the month, to some of the fiercest winds in recent years - March has beenfull of wild weather in Bridlington.

Free Press Pothole Watch campaign

The council answers your questions about potholes

Why are Bridlington’s roads worse than Beverley’s? How long should repairs last for? Why is the reporting process so tedious?

Jack Sanderson

Fisherman Jack beats against odds to be up for top award

He was told he might not walk, never mind achieve his ambition of carrying on the family’s fishing tradition.

Flamborough Lighthouse

Enjoy the best views of our coast from top of the lighthouse

Flamborough Lighthouse opens its doors to the public again on Saturday for the start of the 2018 season.

The Halle Orchestra

World-famous orchestra heading to Bridlington

The Hallé Orchestra is coming to Bridlington Spa this summer, presenting a concert of dance music from across the world

COOKING WITH THE CHARLES: Best burgers - approved by Betty!

COOKING WITH THE CHARLES: Best burgers - approved by Betty!

Our search for the perfect burger has recently intensified, this is due to Betty being five months pregnant and craving them! We have tried lots different recipes and methods in our time and take our favourite bits from each.

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Picture by Ian Phillips

This is what will happen to the fallen tree at Sewerby Hall

Strong winds blew down a 150-year-old tree which thousands of visitors enjoyed seeing during their visits to the Yorkshire coast.

What's in this week's Free Press?

Here's a first look at some of the pages you will find in this week's Free Press.
Bridlington Medical Centre in  Station Avenue

Merger will allow surgeries to survive

Two of Bridlington’s GP surgeries have announced plans to merge.

Robin Tait wrote the original music for Children Are The Future. Picture by Paul Atkinson

30 years on – the search for Brid kids

In 1988, a Bridlington anthem was created which led to hundreds of local schoolchildren appearing on national TV.

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