North Yorkshire

Mashed Potato Spillage Closes Road. Seriously.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK

A road in North Yorkshire was closed on Saturday after a lorry carrying mashed potato spilled a quarter of its load. Mashed Potatoe covering #A64 a...

Has Your Town Been Named Britain's Best?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK

Idylls from across England, Scotland and Wales have proved the most desirable for home owners, according to The Sunday Times's 101 Best Places to Live...

Homes Evacuated As Yet Another Sinkhole Appears

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

Three houses have been evacuated amid fears they could collapse after a huge 25-ft wide sinkhole opened up in a street. Police cleared the properti...

Travelling in Style... With a Toddler

Nick Jones | Posted 08.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nick Jones

In the 'old days', we wouldn't think twice about stuffing an overnight bag and whisking ourselves off for a long weekend somewhere, but once you are a 2 + 1 the logistics are a little more complicated, to say the least.

Bin Bag Full Of Cash Left On Doorstep In North Yorkshire

PA | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK

A bin bag stuffed with thousands of pounds of cash has been left on the doorstep of a house. North Yorkshire Police said they will not reveal the e...

Ukip Member 'Joked About Burning Mosques'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK

Ukip has suspended a member who allegedly made racist jokes on Facebook, saying he would destroy mosques, burn Muslims and posted pictures of Obama an...

Couple Rescued After Falling Into Flooded River As Bridge Collapses

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK

Two men were taken to hospital after a bridge collapsed in North Yorkshire, plunging them into the river below. The pair, who are believed to have ...

Jimmy Savile's Name Could Be Wiped From Freeman List

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

Councillors are hoping to wipe Jimmy Savile's name from Scarborough's list of Freemen of the Borough in a motion to be voted on on Monday. The mov...

Two Injured In North Yorkshire Caravan Explosion

PA | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK

A man and a woman who were injured following a devastating explosion inside a caravan were today recovering in hospital. The 55-year-old man and a ...

Man Dies After 'Going On River In Inflatable Dinghy'

PA | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK

A man has died after apparently going on to a river in an inflatable dinghy. A search involving police, a mountain rescue team and a helicopter was...

UK's Biggest Coal Firm Admits Health And Safety Offences Over Miner Death

PA | Posted 16.03.2012 | UK

The UK's biggest coal mining firm has admitted health and safety offences following the death of a miner at one of its pits. UK Coal admitted charg...

Hospital Patient Set Alight During Surgery

PA | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

A patient undergoing surgery was set on fire when the solution used to clean their skin ignited, an NHS Trust confirmed today. The incident happene...

Pensioner Who Drove Jaguar At 147mph On Bypass Loses Licence

PA | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

A police sergeant who caught a pensioner driving a luxury car at 147mph on a bypass has described the incident as "the worst case of excessive speed I...

Toddlers Banned From Performing Actions To Twinkle Twinkle So Not To Offend Deaf

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Toddlers in North Yorkshire have been banned from performing actions to the nursery rhyme Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, in case it offends deaf people....

A Barking Idea: Christmas Trees Delivered By Dogs

PA | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK

A pack of giant dogs will provide a delivery service with a difference this year for festive shoppers who buy a Christmas tree from a North Yorkshire ...