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Whitby News

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

BRAVE: Scarborough helmsman Rudi Barman who was awarded the Bronze medal for Gallantry. Pic: RNLI

Lifeboat helmsman to be honoured with rare medal for gallantry

NATIONAL TRAILS: Delegates tackling the classic Ravenscar coast route at the weekend.

Working to improve the national trails

Nick Gullon who produced the timeline charting the First World War in 1915 from The Northern Echo archives

An interactive journey through The Northern Echo archives of First World War 1915

REMEBRANCE: A wreath laid at Darlington Cenotaph.

Guide to Remembrance services in the North-East and North Yorkshire

Changes at Whitby hospital

WHAT'S ON: Guide to fireworks displays in the North-East in 2015

Guide to North-East 2015 fireworks displays

TOURISM ROUTE: The A174 at Sandsend, near Whitby, which is set to be closed for coastal defence work

£9.3m Whitby and Sandsend coastal defences scheme reaches key stage

FLAMBOYANT: The biannual Goth Weekend in Whitby with all manner of outfits on display Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Dark, gothic and ghoulish - Crowds flock to Whitby for popular Goth Weekend

ILLUMINATING: Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire, illuminated and bathed in spectacular light. Part of a four day show coinciding with Halloween and Whitby Goth Weekend. PICTURE: PA Photo /Owen Humphreys

Abbey bathed in eerie glow for 2015 Whitby Goth Weekend

TOP FIVE: Trenchers named as one of top five fish and chip restaurants in the UK.

Restaurant hopes to batter the opposition

WHITBY: Bernie McLinden, senior ranger for the North York Moors National Park Authority, and Michael McCarthy try out the new Bram Stoker App  on the cliff top above Whitby. Pic: TONY BARTHOLOMEW/TURNSTONE MEDIA

New apps launched to enhance visits to Bram Stoker's Whitby

An example of fly-tipping in Darlington.

Dead deer dumped in North Yorkshire car park an example of England's £50m fly-tipping epidemic

GOAT: George Booth, shortlisted for Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Teenager is shortlisted for young entrepreneur of the year after success of his goats milk beauty product firm

SMILING PREDATOR: Don't be taken in by her friendly grin.

Face your fears - with help from this little nipper!

Major blaze at breaker's yard

A wild boar was spotted on the A171 near Cloughton, between Whitby and Scarborough, this morning.

Wild boar captured after being on the loose on North York Moors

POTASH: An artist's impression of the potash mine at Sneaton near Whitby. A lecture on the world-importance of potash is taking place in Scarborough

"Yorkshire Gold" - why potash is so important

HAT'S OFF: Cycling Minister Robert Goodwill who has defended his decision not to always wear a helmet when riding

Cycling Minister defends ignoring NHS helmet advice

HEALTH CHANGES: Residents in the Whitby area have been told plans to redevelop the town's hospital remain on track

Whitby Hospital redevelopment on track after NHS services talks break down

CAPTURED: One of the workers involved in the York Potash project captured by its artist-in-residence Kane Cunningham

From 3,000ft below ground to far-flung foreign markets - artist documenting the progress of potash

AFRICA: The Bishop of Whitby, the Rt Revd Paul Ferguson and the Bishop of Selby, the Rt Revd Dr John Thomson

Bishop of Whitby set to visit Nelson Mandela prison

FATAL INCIDENT: The A165 coastal road, near Burniston

Pillion passenger dies in coast road crash


Tributes paid following death of father-of-two in A174 accident

FOSSIL: Roger Osborne from High Tide Publishing, Will Watts of Hidden Horizons, and Tony Richardson from Wooden Ark, who will be launching a dinosaur and fossil themed range. Pic: Tony Bartholomew / Turnstone Media

Dinosaur Coast pocket book revamped for Fossil Festival

File image of Scarborough's North Bay

Beach body: Police appeal for information after pensioner found

CATCH: Lobster sculptures at the top of Staithes bank

Arts festival to take over North Yorkshire coastal village

ACTION: The set of the new Joanne Froggatt drama Dark Ages at the Ship Inn in Saltburn. Picture: STUART BOULTON. (37941440)

Dark Angel descends on Saltburn

RESCUE: The Whitby inshore lifeboat OEM Stone III.

Dad saves daughter's life after she is swept into sea

POPULAR: The new platform has led to a surge of travellers.

New platform leads to surge in steam travel

ALMOST READY: A man waits with his horse before entering the main arena. Picture: IAN FORSYTH

Thousands enjoy the 126th Egton Show

APPEAL: Witness appeal following fatal crash in Scarborough

Motorcyclist dies in hospital following crash

SURF ALERT: Lifeguards have rescued several bodyboarders caught out by rip currents

Bodyboarders rescued as North Yorkshire coast hit by strong currents

HEROES: (L to R) RNLI lifeguards Carl Walsh, Darryn Stephen, Joss Wescombe, Ollie Jones were among those involved in the multiple rescues. PICTURE: RNLI.

Hectic week as lifeguards save more than 20 people

SPECTACULAR: Fireworks over Staithes. Pic: Peter Horbury

Whitby Regatta celebrates 175th anniversary

ON DISPLAY: The annual Danby Show. Judging of a fancy dress competition in the main arena. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Visitors flock to 155th Danby Show

CRASH: A man has died after his black Vauxhall Corsa burst into flames after hitting a stone barn on the A171 near Whitby

Man who had to be cut free from burning car on A171 dies from injuries

POWER: EDF Energy Renewables' site off the coast of Redcar, which was launched in 2014

Wind farm off North-East coast will generate enough electricity to power entire region

RARE SIGHTING: The fin whale photographed off the coast of Whitby. Picture: Stephen Marsh

Thar she blows! Rare sighting of fin whale off Whitby

APPEAL: Police are appealing for information after a male cyclist punched an elderly woman unconscious as she got out her car

Cyclist punched elderly woman unconscious as she stepped out of car

REVAMP: Whitby Hospital

Architects selected to help revamp hospital

Medal awarded for rescue attempt in atrocious seas

Lifeboatman's bravery in failed attempt to save man who tried to rescue dog is acknowledged

APOLOGY: North Yorkshire County Council has issued an apology to victims of Peter Jaconelli

Jimmy Savile: Council issues public apology to victims of Savile's friend, ice cream boss Peter Jaconelli


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