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Great Exhibition of the North: Everything you need to know about this summer’s cultural extravaganza

From June 22- September 9 the Great Exhibition of the North will showcase a multitude of art, culture, design and innovation, showing the best of what the North of England has to offer.
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Blood-sucking flies to toxic caterpillars: the insects set to swarm England this summer

As the weather becomes warmer more and more insects come out of the woodwork, ranging from flying ants to gnats to blood-sucking flies.

Environment
Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Final preparations are now underway for the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North.
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Yorkshire set for heatwave that could last weeks as Mediterranean air sweeps over the UK

Temperatures could rise up to 30C in Yorkshire next week as a heatwave sweeps the UK.

Environment
Royal Ascot, scene of the greatest Flat meeting in the world.

ROYAL ASCOT: preview and tips for all five days

The country is consumed by the World Cup. But for racing fans, the drama in Russia takes a back seat this week to Royal Ascot.

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Quay Road has been closed since Friday.

Quay Road still closed....

...and it has been confirmed that it won't be open to traffic again until later this week.
Business
Old Maltongate, Malton. Image: Google.

Roman skull stolen from North Yorkshire dig

POLICE are investigating the theft of a skull dating back to Roman times from an archaeological dig in Malton.

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Morrisons launch £5 'Volcanic Vindaloo' ahead of England's first World Cup clash said to be TWO HUNDRED times hotter than tabasco

Yorkshire-based supermarket giant Morrisons is claiming to have developed the 'hottest ever supermarket curry' which is said to include a chilli TWO HUNDRED times hotter than a Jalapeño.

Whats on
Magnet fishing, also known as magnetic fishing, is the act of searching in outdoor waters for magnetic objects which are available to pull with a strong neodymium magnet

What is magnet fishing and why is it dangerous?

After yesterday’s shock news of the death of Leeds father and son, whose bodies were found in a Huddersfield canal after they had taken a magnet fishing trip, we take a look at this popular hobby and the danger it poses.

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Burglar struck at 85-year-old Bridlington woman's home: Police release e-fit of suspect

POLICE investigating a burglary at an 85-year-old woman's home in Bridlington have released an e-fit of the suspect.

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Property: Thorntondale Drive, Bridlington, £299,950

Property: Thorntondale Drive, Bridlington, £299,950

A spacious family house offering four bedrooms (all with fitted robes), the master bedroom having dressing room and en-suite bathroom, family bathroom, lounge, office/study, kitchen and separate utility room.

Lifestyle
John Christopher Reilly, 50, jailed for 10 months

Thieves jailed for stealing from work vans along the Yorkshire Coast

A roving gang of thieves who targeted a string of work vans in Scarborough, Whitby and Bridlington have been jailed for a combined 10 years.
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This e-fit has been released by Humberside Police.

DO YOU KNOW HIM? E-fit of man who burgled woman, 85, in Bridlington

This is an image of the man who police believe committed a 'despicable' burglary in Bridlington.

Crime
The bus service has been sold to North East operator

Bus company EYMS taken over by operator Go North East

East Yorkshire Motor Services has been sold to bus operator Go North East.
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The youngster was airlifted to hospital after falling from a cave wall

Boy airlifted to hospital after falling 15ft onto rocks at Flamborough Head

A 12-year-old was airlifted to hospital after falling 15ft from a cave wall onto rocks at Flamborough Head.
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Humboldt penguins at Flamingo Land.

View from the Zoo: Winning fight against single use plastics

The world’s oceans cover around 71% of the earth’s surface and last Friday, June 8, was World Ocean Day, an arbitrary date chosen to remind us all of the importance of these vast, unexplored bodies of water.

Lifestyle
Margaret Knapton, Hornsea Fairtrade Group, with Councillor Andy Burton.

East Riding renews its Fairtrade status

The East Riding has renewed its status as a Fairtrade county, helping to improve the lives of farmers and workers in the developing world.

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The Bridlington Talking Newspaper team is hoping to secure funding from the Tesco Bags of Help scheme.

Talking newspaper cash bid

Bridlington Talking Newspaper is bidding to land a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

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Don't Look Now by Chrys Mellor.

YFoto’s walk on wild side creates great bird photos

Members of the YFoto photography group have sent in another superb set of images to wow the Free Press readers, this time covering structures and wildlife.

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Beckett League Divisions Two, Three, Four East and Four West

BECKETT LEAGUE: Salt smashes 119 as Cloughton crush Mulgrave

Cloughton 2nds closed the gap on leaders Snainton in Division Three with a crushing 249-run win against Mulgrave 2nds.

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