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‘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.

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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.

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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.

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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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An artist's impression of the station plaza area

Two projects - both £1.5m over original budget

Two of Bridlington’s major development projects will each cost £1.5million more than originally planned.

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Burlington School pupils with Sir Greg Knight MP

MP gives pupils a tour of Parliament

Burlington Junior School pupils met Bridlington MP at Westminster during a packed trip to London last week.

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Burlington Court was built by McCarthy and Stone in Bridlingtons Old Town around the peak of the housing market boom

Retirement homes plummet in value

People who bought retirement homes at a development in Bridlington have found the value of their properties have reduced by more than half in the past decade, a BBC radio show has claimed.

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Bridlington is braced for the first named storm of the autumn

Weather warning as Storm Aileen approaches

A weather warning has been issued for Bridlington and the East Riding of Yorkshire, with heavy rain and high winds expected over the next 24 hours.

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Thousands of teenagers will collect their long-awaited A-level results today.

A-levels 2017: One in four expected to achieve top A-level grades

Thousands of teenagers will collect their long-awaited A-level results today, with around one in four entries expected to receive top grades.

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The group from Bridlington Rocks

Rock on! Have you spotted art yet?

Inspired by a similar idea in Beverley, a group of people in Bridlington are trying to brighten up the town one pebble at a time.

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Kerri Harold's shed

Planning row continues over councillor's 25-foot 'party' shed

A Tory councillor, who was ordered to take down a 25-ft shed, is now seeking planning permission to keep it, claiming it is for agricultural use

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Travellers at Jubilee Woods in Bridlington last year

MP wants action on unauthorised camps

Bridlington MP Sir Greg Knight is sponsoring a House of Commons Motion calling for coordinated action to tackle unauthorised travellers camps which spring up.

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Bridlington Spa hosted the conference

Yorkshire Party looks to future

The Yorkshire Party held its spring conference at Bridlington Spa on Saturday and its leader has vowed to make the party grow in future years.

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Bridlington Hospital

Hospital jobs: ‘It is just so demoralising’

Hospital chiefs have sparked job fears among 120 Bridlington workers after confirming the trust is exploring setting up a new company to provide maintenance services.

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Ukip MEP Mike Hookem fears another wholesale betrayal of fishing communities

Government using ‘smoke and mirrors’ over fishing deal says UKIP MEP

The Government has been accused of “smoke and mirrors” over its announcement that the UK will withdraw from an arrangement that allows foreign countries to fish in British waters.

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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Members of the 2 Battalion Yorkshire Regiment at Scarborough last year

Soldiers say farewell at freedom march

More than 100 soliders from the Yorkshire Regiment will march through Bridlington on Friday, their final ceremonial parade before a tour of Afghanistan at the end of July.

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The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than 7,000 to 155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.

Yorkshire house prices on the rise - but not as fast as the national average

The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than £7,000 to £155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.
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