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How much money will you need for your Council Tax bill this year?

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has approved a 5.99% increase in Council Tax bills for 2018/19.

News
Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

THIS week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.
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Cadets march along Bridge Street

Welcoming cadets from all around the region

Bridlington was given the honour of hosting the Central and East Yorkshire wing of the Air Training Corps’ parade.

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Sir Greg Knight

MP wants M&S to reconsider leaving Brid

Bridlington’s MP Sir Greg Knight said he wants M&S to reconsider its decision to look at pulling out of the town.

Business
Sir Greg Knight

Sir Greg wants to put the brakes on ‘unscrupulous rogues’

Bridlington’s MP is again sticking up for motorists by waging war on unscrupulous car park owners.

Transport
Sir Greg Knight says getting too strict on drivers will turn the public against the police.

MP: Don’t fine for 31mph in a 30 zone

Bridlington’s MP has said ideas to fine drivers who are just 1mph over the speed limit would damage the police’s reputation in the eyes of the public.

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Sir Greg holds talks with hospital bosses

Sir Greg holds talks with hospital bosses

Bridlington’s MP has met with managers from the trust which runs the town’s hospital.

Health
The observatory will be near Flamborough Lighthouse

Bird observatory set to get off the ground

Plans for a new bird-watching observatory at Flamborough Head should take flight next week, with councillors expected to give it to go-ahead.

Environment
Bridlington Town Council

Town Council freezes amount it wants in tax from each house

Bridlington Town Council will have a slightly bigger budget next year - but residents will not be asked to contribute more money.

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Yorkshire transport is to undergo a major overhaul.

The North is watching: Ex-Chancellor's warning to Government as 'revolutionary' 30-year Yorkshire transport vision is unveiled

A radical overhaul of ticketing and high speed rail travel between Leeds and Manchester in half an hour are at the centrepiece of a 30 year vision for transport in the North laid out today.
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Contractor Toby Coldecott and Mr Mullin's nephew Richard Evans outside his home which is being renovated

Giving Chris his home back - the best Christmas present

For years, Chris Mullin had hidden from his family the fact he was living in unbelievable squalor.

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Sir Greg Knight MP

Bridlington Hospital: MP speaks out about ward closure

Bridlington's MP has raised the stripping of services from the town's hospital in the House of Commons today.

Health

1,500 new homes - can Bridlington cope?

One of the biggest housing developments in Bridlington’s history looks set to be given the go-ahead next week.

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Nigel and Stacie Edwards at the Greyhound in Bridlington

Landlord's warning about fake £20 notes

A pub landlord has lost around £900 after falling victim to a scam involving fake Scottish £20 notes

Crime
Pressure is growing on Transport Secretary Chris Grayling over scrapped rail electrification plans.

‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has come out fighting over his department’s commitment to the North as he insisted the region’s leaders have all the same powers to improve services as their counterparts in London.

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Scarborough South Bay has failed water quality tests for the second year running

Scarborough's South Bay fails water quality test for second year running

Scarborough's South Bay has today been named as one of seven bathing spots in the UK that have failed to meet minimum standards for water quality.

News
Staff and students from Headlands headed to Leeds for the ceremony

Diana Award double for Headlands School

A scheme which sees students at Headlands School working to solve problems affecting younger pupils has won a prestigious award.

Education
Sir Greg Knight

MP fights ‘exorbitant’ airport fees

Bridlington’s MP is backing plans to put an end to ‘exorbitant’ parking charges for people dropping off and picking up passengers at airports.

Politics
Last year's Remembrance Sunday service at Bridlington war memorial

Groups to launch our Poppy Appeal

Bridlington will launch its annual Poppy Appeal and dedicate its garden of remembrance at a service on Saturday morning.

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The Archbishop of York

Sentamu asked to help end Yorkshire devolution deadlock

THE ARCHBISHOP of York has been asked to intervene to help end the deadlock over efforts to give Yorkshire more control over its own affairs.

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