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There's still time to enter this year's The Northern Echo Schools Awards

Nomination window extended for The Northern Echo Schools Awards 2016

Smoking is killing thousands across the North-East, campaign reveals

Hard-hitting campaign hammers home dangers of the habit killing thousands across the North-East

A drive to recruit more officers to North Yorkshire Police have been announced

Police officer numbers set to increase in North Yorkshire - new investment plans announced

A lorry blown over during a previous storm

Severe weather warning issued for 70mph winds

Whitby swing bridge - re-opening delayed because of the weather.

Bridge work halted buy high winds

Melvyn Bragg

TV veteran to headline festival

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue were called after a fishing trawler sank in the harbour at Scarborough Harbour. Talks are ongoing over its recovery. Picture: Martin Oates

Fishing trawler sinks in harbour

The van in the incident. Picture: North Yorkshire Police Road Policing Group

Driver calls North Yorkshire Police two miles after it's alleged he crashed into several parked cars

Whitby's swing bridge will be closed for 48 hours.

Iconic bridge to be closed

Parents at Eskdale School have formed a protest group to fight proposals to merge the school with Caedmon College

Parents fight proposals which could see just one school in town offering secondary education

CCTV image of the people police would like to identify following the incident on Whitby swing bridge.

Teen beaten up as he walks across iconic bridge

The young blacktip shark is about to make its debut at the Sea Life Centre.

Don't mess with these critters...

Help for those at flooding risk

Town's secondary schools could unite as one

Town's secondary schools could unite as one

Weather updates as snowfall causes travel disruption - send us your pictures

Weather updates as snowfall causes travel disruption - send us your pictures

Winners at last year's The Northern Farmer Awards

Last day to nominate someone in The Northern Farmer Awards


Police appealing for witnesses after two men assaulted in Whitby

Joanne Froggatt

Whitby-born Downton star Joanne Froggatt admits to being star-struck as Golden Globes nears

The landslip at Port Mulgrave. Picture: Staithes Coastguard

Warning over coastal landslip

Joseph Crosby

Post Office robbers caught after being chased down street by postmaster, postman, villagers and farmer

CCTV image of the people police wish to interview.

Three sought after supermarket scam

Whitby was virtually cut off by flooding on Monday night. Photo: Glenn Kilpatrick/Whitby Photography

Whitby recovers after flash flooding leaves the town almost cut off

Josephine Gillan, who is heading to Sci-Fi Scarborough.

Game of Thrones star heads north

Missing man found after major search

Joining the fight against cancer

Gary Sheffield pictured by CCTV as he walked out of the hospital.

Fears grow for man who disappeared from hospital

Labour PCC candidates Barry Coppinger, Vera Baird and Ron Hogg, pictured together in 2012

Labour re-selects Ron Hogg, Barry Coppinger and Vera Baird as PCC candidates

Keen hiker Kieran Chapman, from Scarborough. A search operation is ongoing for him, after his car was discovered on the North York Moors

Family of missing hiker Kieran Chapman ask walkers to remain vigilant as North York Moors search continues

St Bernard, Ramsey, who was reunited with his owner by North Yorkshire Police

Is it a pony? No it's a dog. Police discover loose "horse" is lost St Bernard

Keen walker Kieran Chapman, from Scarborough, who went missing on the North York Moors more than two weeks ago

Family of missing walker Kieran Chapman say they fear "something dreadful" happened to him as they appeal urgently for information

ROYAL APPROVAL: Prince Charles watches boxers at Coatham Memorial Hall, Redcar in 2011

Government grants boost beach-side lido, lighthouse and former railway track revamp plans

The Northern Echo is calling on pet-lovers to enter our Christmas Pawtraits competition

Win a professional pet photo shoot and framed print in our Christmas Pawtraits competition

Local Heroes Awards 2015

Local Heroes Awards 2015 as it happened

Team Sky's David Lopez (left) nears the summit of the Cote de Cow and Calf during the Tour de Yorkshire between Wakefield and Leeds last year

Middlesbrough to host Tour de Yorkshire final day start before route pits cyclists against gruelling Sutton Bank

Rico and Skipper with their surrogate dad Todd German at Scarborough Sea Life Centre.

Birthday treat is distinctly fishy

Guy Garvey is to play Dalby Forest

Elbow's Guy Garvey to play Forest Live gig in North Yorkshire

650,000 JD Wetherspoon's customer details may have been stolen by hackers

650,000 JD Wetherspoon's customer details may have been stolen by hackers

The Christmas card which will be delivered to shoplifters

Top 300 shoplifters to get a hand-delivered Christmas card from police


Harry Potter actor heading north

Police pulled over a taxi driver in Northallerton for speeding and found him also over the drink drive limit

Taxi driver allegedly twice over drink drive limit released on police bail

Three arrests were made during demonstrations in Scarborough

EDL march in Scarborough and counter-protests from Unity organisations

Eric Marshall at his house Sunnyside in Bagby near Thirsk in 2011.

Enter our Ho Ho Homes competition and spread a bit of Christmas cheer in your street

Chancellor George Osborne's Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015

Autumn Statement: Chancellor George Osborne announces his spending plans

Chancellor George Osborne announced the plans in his Autumn Statement to the House of Commons

Osborne abolishes controversial cuts to tax credits and rules out cuts to policing

A school nativity

Having a school nativity? Get it featured in The Northern Echo

Wayne Magor - 'totally stupid'

Drunk father from East Cleveland who caused serious quadbike accident in North Yorkshire branded 'totally stupid'

SCOTT WATMUFF: Jailed for 16 weeks.

Former fitness instructor shot by enraged husband after posting intimate picture of former lover

Police have closed a section of the A171 in both directions

A171 reopens after two vehicles involved in crash

CLEARED: Sean McClarron

Hunt master cleared of causing motorcyclist's death

A lorry is stuck in a swollen river at Grosmont, in the North York Moors. Picture: North Yorkshire County Council

Water rescue team called after lorry becomes stuck in river while crossing ford


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