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Theresa May announces snap General Election on June 8

Theresa May today called on MPs to agree to a snap General Election to be held on June 8.

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Council latest

Councillors needed to 'explain cuts to the public'

Scarborough Council has halved the number of councillors it is looking to axe.

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VIDEO: Relic hunter wants to reunite families of 14,000 Second World War heroes with dog tags

A relic hunter has launched an extraordinary appeal to reunite the families of over 14,000 Second World War heroes with their dog tags - after he found them buried in a field.
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Election candidate: "Don't vote for me"

A candidate in the forthcoming North Yorkshire County Council elections is urging voters not to vote for him.

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Parking fines

Got a parking fine? You may as well appeal

If you get given a parking ticket by Scarborough Council you have a 40% chance of getting away with on appeal.

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The Government has announced a 159m funding boost for Yorkshire's schools.

Yorkshire awarded £159m to create extra school places and repair crumbling buildings

Schools across Yorkshire are to receive a £159m cash injection for extra school places and building repairs.

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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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Council tax

Council tax in Scarborough to rise

Council tax bills will be going up this year following a vote today from Scarborough Borough Council.

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Follow news of today's Budget Live on our blog.

Budget 2017: As it happened... Reaction, analysis and the numbers you need to know

Welcome to The Yorkshire Post's LIVE blog of today's Prime Minister's Questions and the Chancellor's 2017 Budget. Press F5 to refresh the feed.

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Council Tax

Delay hits Borough's council tax plans

An extraordinary Full Council meeting to decide on Scarborough Borough Council’s budget for 2017/18 has been scheduled for 2pm on Friday March 10.

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Council tax

Hike in bills for tax payers in Scarborough

Council tax payers in Scarborough are facing a hike in their bills.
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Scarborough Town Hall

FEXIT - Filey's council votes for no confidence in SBC

Filey Town Council has joined Whitby Town Council is passing a vote of no confidence in Scarborough Council.
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The surge which hit Whitby. by Derek Earl

Government refuses to pay for tidal surge repairs

Scarborough Council is going to fight the Government after it was told there would be no financial relief to help with the repairs from last month's tidal surge.

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The council's cabinet

Poll: Do you have confidence in Scarborough Council?

Scarborough Council's leaders have this week found themselves plunged into a crisis of confidence.
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The cabinet

Filey next up to pile pressure on embattled cabinet

Filey Town Council will vote on a motion of no confidence in Scarborough Council on Monday, just days after its Whitby counterparts set the ball rolling.
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Revealed: Yorkshire's anti-Trump hotspots

Revealed: Yorkshire's anti-Trump hotspots

A petition has revealed which areas of Yorkshire are most opposed to Donald Trump visiting the UK.

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The Futurist

Poll: How would you have voted in Futurist meeting?

After Scarborough Council voted 22-21 to demolish the Futurist we are asking you, the public of Scarborough, how you would have voted if you were on the council?
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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Nick Clegg among big names at Sheffield's Off The Shelf 2016 book festival

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to reveal all about his role at the heart of the former coalition Government as a headline guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival.
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The EU referundum outcome has raised many questions.

Opinion: Happy to accept EU vote

That referendum ... I could see the arguments on both sides. The more I read, the more undecided I was.

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