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Whitby News

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

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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

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

Thar she blows! Rare sighting of fin whale off Whitby

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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

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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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ACCIDENT SCENE: Emergency crews at the scene.

Teenager suffers serious leg injuries in North Yorkshire road accident

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COAST WATCH: Seaside visitors are being asked to look out for the common blue.

Seaside visitors urged to look out for the common blue butterfly

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RESCUERS:RNLI lifeguard team,from left to right, Sam Broadley, Santiago Cattoni and Mia Hall. Picture RNLI

3 members of same family rescued by lifeguards after bodyboarding session goes wrong

Police investigate shooting of kittiwake chicks - as seagull debate grows increasingly heated

Police investigate shooting of kittiwake chicks - as seagull debate grows increasingly heated

DRAMA: Whitby

Royal award for North-East women who saved the life of drowning boy

SPECTACULAR: The lion's mane jellyfish.

Dreaded jellyfish arrive at resort

CARE: New arrangements are being put in place for North Yorkshire emergency stroke patients. Photo credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

New arrangements in place for emergency stroke patients

MEMORIES: A picture used in the Living Memories project. Pic: PETER MERNAGH

Volunteers praised for creation of community-based local history film

Cash for preserving the look on the North York Moors

Cash for preserving the look on the North York Moors

Bridge closure after problems detected

ARCTIC: Norman Waller as a young Able Seaman when he took part in the Arctic Convoys

Veteran to receive Russian honour for undertaking the "worst journey in the world"

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ROCKER: The woman was hit by the rocking horse while in Dublin

Woman knocked to the ground by flying rocking horse

READY FOR OFF: Neal Bullock, left, Ali Brownlee, Neil Maddison, Phil Stamp and Glenn Auckland. All pics by www.paulharrowphotography.co.uk

Fat Lads and Phat Lasses take to their bikes for Whitby to Middlesbrough charity challenge

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SPLAYED: Pebbles’ wonky leg issue was immediately apparent when staff took a first look, watched by the chick’s anxious dad Pinky.

Penguin pants prove to be a real pick-me-up

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The Holbeck Hall Hotel

Work to stabilise cliffs will help protect Spa

THANKS: Sean Baxter with Peter Severs and Louisa Barrow on a return visit to the lifeboat station. Picture: Nigel Millard/RNLI.

Lifeboatman risks his own life in epic sea rescue

Hostel: Boggle Hole has undergone a £1.2m refurbishment

New beginning for popular youth hostel

SCHEME AXED: Dr Vicky Pleydell, of Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby clinical commissioning group

Seven-day GP access scheme axed amid calls for answers

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Woman dies four days after North Yorkshire crash

Woman dies four days after North Yorkshire crash

PROPOSAL: An artist's impression of the proposed mine site at Sneaton, near Whitby

Fertiliser mine would impact on North York Moors National Park's "special qualities", study claims

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SURPRISE: Tyne and her unexpected arrival.

Who's the daddy? Possible fathers keep their lips sealed...

Biker hurt while avoiding car

Biker hurt while avoiding car

KILLER ROLE: Downton Abbey star Joanne Froggatt, who has signed up to appear in another period drama - playing a real-life serial killer.

Victorian "Black Widow" poisoner will be played by Downton actress - and shot in North-East

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INQUIRIES: The Aberdeen Angus heifer

Cow found strangled had been an "exceptionally friendly" animal

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INVESTIGATION: The Aberdeen Angus heifer found dead with a rope attached around her neck

Teenagers arrested after young cow found strangled

LOATHING: The penguins at Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary have taken a dislike to a certain type of boot. PICTURE: Tony Bartholomew ©

Penguins demonstrate their loathing of certain types of footwear

MIND: Staff and supporters celebrate passing their total Picture Kevin Allen

Mind charity saved by last minute donations

SHOCKING: The Aberdeen Angus heifer found strangled in a field

Reward offered over merciless killing of heifer

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INVESTIGATION: The heifer discovered in a field at Whitby

Young cow discovered strangled

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JURASSIC FIND: The sauropod dinosaur fossil bone discovered at Whitby

Fossil found on beach proves massive dinosaurs roamed North Yorkshire

DOUBLE MURDER: James Allen murdered Colin Dunford, 81, from Middlesbrough and Julie Davison, 50, from Whitby during a three day period in April 2012

Mental health bosses apologise for failings in care of James Allen who went on to commit double murder

ARTIST: Sandra Storey will be working at the museum over the coming months

Local artist to produce works inspired by Whitby Museum's vast collection

ACTOR: The actor Neil as he appeared in the Sherlock Holmes drama - five years before songwriter Neil was born.

Elementary error by BBC as Sherlock royalty cheques go to wrong man

ACCIDENT SCENE: This photo from a reader shows the emergency services at work.

Car catches fire after Scaling Dam accident

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FIRE: Trencher's in Whitby suffers from fire and smoke damager

Whitby fish and chip restaurant suffers fire and smoke damage

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On The Buses: Sex tape left behind

Cheating husband leaves mistress sex tape on North Yorkshire bus

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FOUND: Kathryn Summers' car was found near cliffs

Missing woman found safe and well after her car was left near cliffs

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