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Property: Horndale Road, Filey, £262,500

An immaculately presented extended three bedroom detached bungalow, with two reception rooms, two bathroom facilities and breakfast kitchen.

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E1RK7P a male mute swan attacks to defend its nest

Country Diary: The perils of facing up to a ‘busking’ swan

His breath like silver arrows pierced the air,

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County Hall,  Northallerton.

Howard Croft column: Was it incompetence and laziness or slippery connivance?

During Christmas week I drove through the redesigned junction in Norton, where Welham Road, Church Street and County Bridge meet. I have always been uneasy when negotiating that spot, largely because of poor road markings and signage, but also because of drivers incorrectly assuming they had right of way and others surrendering their right of way, thus creating uncertainty and unexpected vehicle movements.

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A view back along Wykeham Lane.

Your Day Out: Ever-changing scenery

Wykeham is a village about six miles south west of Scarborough along the A170 Scarborough to Pickering road. Now here’s a great walk for the new year, with mostly level ground and ever-changing scenery. Walk, cycle or motor along quiet rural lanes, and go slowly to see more wildlife.

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Yorkshire beach named one of the best in the world

Yorkshire beach named one of the best in the world

Melbourne, Bora Bora, Hawaii - and Robin Hood's Bay?
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Property: Hackness Drive, Newby, Scarborough, £299,950

Property: Hackness Drive, Newby, Scarborough, £299,950

A generous, detached family home of individual design, well located within a popular north side residential location.

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A view of the beach area at Scalby Mills. The strange looking mound in the centre of the picture was known as 'Monkey Island' a popular playground for many generations.
Visitors are taking advantage of low tide as they walk along the old Victorian outfall pipes which stretched as far as Jackson's Bay to the north.
Photo reproduced courtesy of the Max Payne collection. 
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Nostalgia: Scalby Mills and ‘Monkey Island’

A view of the beach area at Scalby Mills. The strange looking mound in the centre of the picture was known as ‘Monkey Island’ a popular playground for many generations locals and holidaymakers.

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Classic board game Monopoly is getting an overhaul this year

Iconic Monopoly pieces face the boot - you could have emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin as replacements

Traditional Monopoly pieces are facing the axe - but you can vote on what you'd like to see in their place.
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Property: The Furrows, Eastfield, near Scarborough, £169,950

Property: The Furrows, Eastfield, near Scarborough, £169,950

Offering superb value for money, this detached four bedroom house has much to offer.

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Property: The Park, Scalby, near Scarborough, £265,000

Property: The Park, Scalby, near Scarborough, £265,000

Situated in the ever popular Scalby village, this four bedroom family home has undergone a dramatic scheme of modernisation and improvement in recent years.

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A nuthatch was seen at the bird feeding tables in Forge Valley.

Country Diary: Attractive bird resembles the woodpecker

...fallen leaves,

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St Nicholas Church, Grindale.

Your day out: Walk to hail the new year

Here’s another walk to hail the New Year 2017. When it’s wet, windy and weary weather, keep to pleasant country lanes uniting interesting villages.

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Property: Newby Farm Road, Scarborough, £309,950

Property: Newby Farm Road, Scarborough, £309,950

An attractive detached three bedroom bungalow located within the ever popular Newby Farm development, situated on the north side of Scarborough.

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Which camp are you in when giving to charity?

Opinion: Why do we give to charity?

Christmas is, I have to admit it, a time for giving. We give presents, we give parties and we give to charity.

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York Minster is the only church where mistletoe has always been welcome.

Nostalgia: Why was December 25 chosen?

It comes around every year, but most of us just take if for granted. Why, for instance, did the early Christians choose December 25 as the birthday of Jesus?

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Spindle tree revealing its shocking-pink berries.

Country Diary: Discovering a tree of beauty in Yedmandale

No mist, no wind, above, below,

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Predictions on how long it will take to disengage ourselves from the EU range from 18 months to decades.

Howard Croft column: Mature reflections on the Brexit vote

I know that you are probably dizzy with excitement at the prospect of celebrating the birth of the Prince of Peace on Sunday, but what better time to share with you my mature reflections on Brexit. After all the wild and mostly dishonest predictions (on both sides) about the outcome of the referendum, we are faced with the reality – and with more outlandish outpourings.

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Jinnah, Flaxton, near York.

Dining Out: Jinnah, Flaxton, A64

Feeling famished from a day out in York, Jinnah on the A64 at Flaxton is an easy stop-off where you can indulge in delicious Indian cuisine until you can’t take another mouthful.

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Nostalgia: Model of Scarborough’s South Bay bathing pool

Nostalgia: Model of Scarborough’s South Bay bathing pool

The pool was the brainchild of Borough Engineer, Harry W Smith and construction began in 1913 after the council purchased South Cliff gardens the previous year.

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Property: Napier Crescent, Seamer, £180,000

Property: Napier Crescent, Seamer, £180,000

This lovely home is brought to the market in great condition and offered with no onward chain. It would suit a variety of buyers located in the delightful village of Seamer.

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