Local News

A64 dualling is 'vital for the area'

Action to improve the A64 traffic flow between York and Scarborough would help reduce the death toll, a high-level summit on one of the most notorious roads in Yorkshire.

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.

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.