Local News

New mine could bring 5,000 jobs

MINERAL rights between Scarborough and Whitby have been sold in a move which could lead to the opening of the first UK Potash mine in 40 years and the creation of up to 5,000 jobs.

Water works get £7.6m injection

YORKSHIRE Water confirmed yesterday that 7.6million will be spent to improve sewage treatment facilities in Scarborough.

MP grilled by primary school kids

Headteacher Jenny Hartley said: ""Robert looked around the school for half an hour, then spent another 30 minutes answering questions in the school hall.

Donkey attack reward offer

SCARBOROUGH MP Robert Goodwill has offered to pay a £500 reward to help catch those responsible for a number of cruel attacks on a donkey in the town.

HIP replacement a shot in the arm

ESTATE agents in Scarborough have welcomed one of the first policies of the new coalition government aimed at boosting the country's ailing housing market.

Student's questions for MP

SCARBOROUGH MP Robert Goodwill was faced with a different kind of Question Time when he visited a school in the town.

Wind in the sails for Whitby farm plan

Politicians from all the major parties have given their backing to a campaign to create a manufacturing hub for wind turbines Yorkshire - with a knock on effect in Whitby.