A Look Into History – Scarborough Railway Station

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Scarborough railway station, lying 68 km east of York, was opened on Monday 7th July, 1845. Its clock tower dominates the skyline, providing a landmark of which the town is justly proud. The lead-topped clock tower was added to the building some years after the main structure was put into use, in 1882. It was […]

A Look At The Scarborough Stage Of The Tour de Yorkshire

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Cycling has never been more popular in the UK, mostly due to the outstanding achievements of Bradley Wiggins, who introduced the sport to a wider audience. The Tour de Yorkshire is a huge event this year, with the arrival of top international cycling teams to compete in front of an estimated 1 million strong audience. […]

A Brand New Feature Coming To The Sea Life Center In Easter

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This Easter, the Sealife Centre in Scarborough launch an exciting new attraction. The existing penguin enclosure has been expanded and redesigned, allowing visitors to walk right through the habitat. You will be able to get up close and personal with the penguins, and watch them enjoy the water and hop from rock to rock. If […]

What’s Happening At Oliver’s Mount In 2015

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Oliver’s Mount overlooks Scarborough, and is a great place to enjoy a panoramic view, have a cup of tea at the café, or enjoy a picnic. But it is perhaps best known as a venue for motorcycle races. Since 1946 there have been bike races held here, and it has an international reputation for excellence, […]

The Scarborough RNLI Hit Their Target

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Glasses have been raised this month at the RNLI boathouse in Scarborough, where a fundraising target of £200,000 has finally been met. The success comes after just 16 months of fundraising within the local area – a truly impressive achievement. The money will pay for Supacat launch equipment for the new rescue boat, which will […]

The Vamps Are Coming To The Scarborough Open Air Theatre

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What are you doing on Saturday June 20th? If you are a fan of The Vamps, the new internet boy band sensation, you will definitely be heading for Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre, who host the group during their UK Tour. Who Are The Vamps?The group is made up of four teenage boys, who met through […]

Bondville Model Village – A Taste Of Times Gone By

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For a taste of times gone by, there is not much to beat a family trip to a seaside model village. Although there were known to be a few private model villages in the 19th century, it was only in the 1930s that they really took off as a phenomena in the UK. Until the […]

The Pros And Cons Of A Hotel Wedding

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What is it to be? A local church, a register office, a stately home, a seaside hotel? Of all the choices that you face, the venue for your wedding is the most important when you come to plan your big day. Plenty of people opt to have their wedding in a hotel, and there are […]

Ryedale Folk Museum – An Amazing Day Out For All The Family

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If you enjoy a trip back in time to a gentler age, then the Ryedale Folk Museum is a perfect day out. You will find it in Hutton-le-Hole, in the very heart of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. This long-established museum covers six acres, and is one of the areas most popular attractions. Living […]

The Line-Up So Far At The Open Air Theatre In 2015

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The Open Air Theatre in Scarborough has always attracted big names, and 2015 is no exception. Whilst the line up for the whole year is yet to be confirmed, we can give you a sneak preview of who is confirmed they will appear so far. James – 22nd May 2015 James is the Mancunian rock band […]

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