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Letter: Endeavour boost for Whitby

Re the replica of Captain Cook’s Endeavour ship coming to stay in Whitby:

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Curious about policing strategy.

Letter: Police response vehicles – in threes

Re: Police activity in Scarborough.

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A sense of deja vu.

Letter: Local traders: the real retail disaster

Whilst I am dismayed with the reports that our town centres are being denuded of shops, and the consequence of job losses, plus the media attention to high-profile national retail outlets, it really is a sense of deja vu.

Parking charges for patients are a disgrace.

Letter: Extra travel cost and parking for patients

I had to visit the hospital at Scarborough, following a small stroke on Sunday, May 5.

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Hospital bus should be given priority.

Letter: Parked cars causing mayhem for bus drivers

Having moved to Scarborough in 2002 it was particularly important that I lived near Scarborough Hospital because of my health. Fortunately, I was able to find a bungalow near Hovingham Drive bus stop which was ideal for the hospital and also for shopping in the town.

Charity gamble

Letter: Charity shops taking a gamble

I was recently mooching in a well-known national charity shop and overheard the assistant asking a woman if she would like to buy a Lottery ticket.

South Bay sand will never return.

Letter: Loss of sand at South Bay ‘permanent’

Regarding recent concerns about the state of Scarborough’s South Bay beach:

West Pier, Scarborough

Letter: The harbourside: it needs a fresh vision

Reading between the lines of last week’s Scarborough News and its coverage of the “call in” of the Scarborough Borough Council scrutiny group report on the future of fishing; it’s obvious that Cllr Cockerill as Portfolio Holder for Harbours doesn’t like what the report came back with.

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Scarborough needs to clean up its act.

Scarborough has a lot to learn

Just returned from a week away in Majorca ...

Vagrant protesters are faceless to our community.

Anti social protestors give no thought for residents

Ryedale Against Anti Social Protesters is a community group, formed from more than 800 residents who have differing opinions on shale gas but who are united in opposing the anti-social actions of the anti-fracking protesters and their negative affect on our community.
All welcome to information evening.

Evening is open to all

Scarborough Samaritans would like to thank everyone for the interest shown in our work during the recent Mental Health Awareness Event held in the Brunswick Centre.

This town was, arguably, the worlds very first seaside resort.

Why we should lead the way on beaches

None of Scarborough’s beaches gained a prestigious Blue Flag, the international award given to those designated as one of the best in the world.

Appeal for information

Letter: Charity wants to hear your story

St John Ambulance is urging people who have saved someone’s life using first aid to come forward with their story for the charity’s prestigious Everyday Heroes awards.

Bridlington hospital

Letter: Care team are credit to NHS

We moved to Bridlington from ‘down south’ 16 months ago. We were a bit perturbed about the negative aspects regarding Bridlington Hospital, ie ward closures etc.

Fundraising appeal

Letter: Firefighter's climb to top of World Trade Center

As a Helmsley firefighter I am taking on a challenge which will involve climbing 80 flights of stairs in full firefighting kit, in the heat of a New York summer, to raise money for charity.

Have you signed up to The Employability Charter?

Letter: Help to shape our students’ futures

We are writing to you on behalf of schools from across the North Yorkshire Coast and surrounding area who would like to invite employers and organisations to engage and inspire their students and to support better preparing their students for the world of work/their next steps.

Crowds in Filey for the Tour de Yorkshire.

Letter: Why the Tour de Yorkshire was a marvellous event

Thank you so very much for all your newspaper did for last week’s Tour cycle race.
Cake challenge

Letter: Take on Help for Heroes cake challenge

Earn your stripes at the nation’s biggest bake sale. Simply host a bake sale during Armed Forces Week (June 23-July 1) and raise essential funds for our wounded, injured and sick service personnel.

Six floors are too high for residential area.

Letter: Concern after seeing new Premier Inn plans

RE the new Premier Inn near the waterpark in Scarborough:
Thanks for generous support.

Letter: Thanks for supporting the Daffodil Appeal

Staunch supporters of Marie Curie’s biggest annual fundraising campaign – the Great Daffodil Appeal – have been out in force in all weathers across Scarborough and Filey, to encourage people to make a donation and sport the charity’s iconic daffodil pin to help Marie Curie Nurses to provide care and support to more people living with a terminal illness.

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