Justine Greening: Scarborough UTC is just what young people need

The Education Secretary said colleges like Scarborough UTC are key to achieving a brighter and better future for young people. Justine Greening officially opened the campus on (Thursday January 19), before taking a tour of its facilities.

Flood Re

A year on from the devastating floods of Christmas and New Year homeowners who are having difficulty getting insurance where they may live in an area that has previously been flooded should be aware of the new Flood Re system set up by the Government.

Prime Minister’s New Year message

The New Year is a time to reflect on what has passed and to look ahead to the opportunities to come. And this year, as I consider all that 2017 has in store, I believe those opportunities are greater than ever.

Robert Goodwill MP welcomes joint-lowest unemployment in over 10 years

Mr Goodwill has welcomed the news that unemployment across the UK remains at the joint lowest rate for over a decade – down nearly 900,000 since 2010 – according to the latest set of labour market figures out today, with 188,000 more people back in work in Yorkshire and Humber since 2010. 

Scarborough RNLI's £2m lifeboat arrives at new home.

The Shannon class lifeboat reached Scarborough after travelling from where it was built in Poole, Dorset, on the south coast.

Named Frederick William Plaxton, the boat is powered by water jets rather than traditional propellers.

Robert Goodwill talks Transport for the North

Mr Goodwill met with David Brown, Chief Executive at Transport for the North (TfN) to discuss plans for future investment in Scarborough and Whitby as well as recently submitted proposal to the Department for Transport to become a statutory Sub-national Transport Body.