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50 min ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Top-quality working dogs see prices soar

ON FORM: Beverley Fort with Floss, which headed the prices at 1,100gns in the unbroken dogs pen at Skipton A THREE-YEAR-OLD border collie bitch named Tock clocked up the day's top price of 4,000 guineas at Skipton Auction Mart's summer sale of working sheep dogs last Friday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Advertiser

Villages embrace fundraising scarecrow competition in its 10th year

Coastal villages Hinderwell and Port Mulgrave, near Whitby, held the first scarecrow festival in 2004 to raise cash for the local sports club and the event has now grown to include almost 100 creations and regularly raise more than A 1,500 for local charities including the Great North Air Ambulance.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Whitby Gazette

Whitby's priests led way for church equality

A Whitby priest has spoken of her joy after 20 years of waiting ended with the Church of England's decision to allow women to become bishops.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Whitby Gazette

Cyclist injured after hit and run

A cyclist suffered three cracked ribs and a cracked shoulder after being involved in a hit and run incident in Port Mulgrave.

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York Press

THE man who fell to his death from a North Yorkshire cliff has been named by police as Malcolm Hall.

Mr Hall, 51, from Skelton near Saltburn, fell from cliffs at Kettleness near Runswick Bay on Friday while collecting Whitby jet from the coastline.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Metro Radio

Man Held After Fellow Climber Falls To His Death

A 51-year-old man was airlifted to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough after falling at Kettleness Point, near Runswick Bay, north of Whitby, at around 12.40pm on Friday.

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Tay FM

Man Held After Fellow Climber ...

A 51-year-old man was airlifted to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough after falling at Kettleness Point, near Runswick Bay, north of Whitby, at around 12.40pm on Friday.

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York Press

UPDATED: Man arrested after North Yorkshire cliff fall death

North Yorkshire Police have appealed to walkers who were in the Kettleness and Runswick Bay area on Friday, July 18, after a 51-year-old man fell from a cliff at Kettleness Point at about 11.20pm.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Whitby Gazette

Town will still sparkle without lemonade factory

A property developer has received the backing of councillors to demolish a former Whitby lemonade factory and build houses in its place.

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Whitby Gazette

Police hunt Mickleby thief

Whitby police contacted the Gazette on Friday, almost three weeks after the crime took place, to appeal for anyone who may have information about the thefts to get in touch.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Whitby Gazette

Sun and showers as Bloom judges rate flowers

The judges visited various areas in Whitby, including Clarks Yard , Pannett Park, Ruswarp and Raithwaite Hall, which has entered the competition for the first time.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Advertiser

A 2.8m park and ride scheme to ease resort congestion

A A 2.8m parking scheme which aims to cut congestion at a seaside resort will open ahead of the school summer holidays.

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Whitby Gazette

Park and ride scheme expands

The latest phase of Whitby's park and ride scheme is set to open this weekend, in time for the school summer holidays.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Whitby Gazette

Rohilla disaster caught on film

The wreck of the Rohilla is one of Whitby's most famous maritime disasters, and the Whitby Gazette has secured incredible footage of the ship's sinking.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The London Free Press

Camp X has rich history as Canadian spy school

Actors portray Soviet defectors Igor and Svetlana Gouzenko arriving at wartime Camp Picton airbaseused as late 1940s Camp X stand-in.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Whitby Gazette

Crash victim dies surrounded by loved ones

A 19-year-old Glaisdale man was surrounded by his family and closest friends when he died in hospital from injuries sustained in a car crash.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Thornton le Dale Today

Service to honour Nicholas Postgate

Large crowds of pilgrims are expected in the North York Moors National Park village of Ugthorpe on Sunday for the annual rally and mass to honour Father Nicholas Postgate the English Catholic priest who was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1987.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Whitby Gazette

School mourns loss of 'the Brainy Barker'

Bryan Barker, who has died aged 80, was the fourth member of his family to attend Whitby Grammar School and justified his staff room identification as "The Brainy Barker" by being the first of them to progress to university, a considerable achievement in 1952.

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The Northern Echo

a Teenager has died in hospital following a collision on the North York Moors last week.

The 19-year-old was seriously injured in a smash at 10.30pm on July 3 at the crossroads on two unclassified roads on the A171, near Egton.

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Gazetteherald.co.uk

Pilgrims head to the moors

LARGE crowds of pilgrims are expected in the North York Moors National Park village of Ugthorpe on Sunday for the annual rally and mass to honour Father Nicholas Postgate, the English Catholic priest who was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1987.

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