• Melsonby murder trial: postmaster guilty of murder

    A SHOPKEEPER has been jailed for 20 years after being found guilty of bludgeoning his wife to death as she slept. Robin Garbutt, 45, formerly of York and Huby, was convicted by a jury at Teesside Crown Court this afternoon following a four

  • Ryedale District Council

    Malton: Erection of single storey extension to rear elevation and garage to side at 3 Middlecave Drive, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7BB. Middleton: Variation of condition 02 of approval 09/00569/FUL dated 10/09/2009 to state " The development hereby

  • Biker, 62, critical after caravan crash near Helmsley

    A MOTORCYCLIST is fighting for his life after a collision with a car towing a caravan on a North Yorkshire road. The crash happened at about 2.30pm on Sunday on the B1257 between Stokesley and Helmsley, with the 62-year-old motorbike rider, who

  • Body washed up in Staithes

    POLICE searching for missing man Vijendra Pal, 63, in Whitby said a body has been discovered washed up on Cowbar Beach, Staithes. Cleveland Police said the body was discovered by officers at 9.20am on Saturday.

  • Man dies following Easingwold A19 crash

    A MAN has died following a crash between a car and a coach in North Yorkshire. The accident happened at 5.30pm on Monday on the A19, at the Easingwold bypass. Police said it involved a blue Seat Leon travelling south, and a National

  • Beach party attack in Scarborough

    A BOY sustained serious bruising to his face after being headbutted and punched at a beach party in Scarborough, writes Emily Farrow. Police said the teenager from Filey was attacked near the Open Air Theatre by a group of five older youths

  • Melsonby murder trial: jury considers verdict

    THE jury in the trial of a North Yorkshire shopkeeper accused of murdering his wife will return today for a third day of deliberations. Robin Garbutt, 45, formerly of York and Huby, denies hitting 40-year-old Diana three times on the head as

  • Victorian falconer skills to be re-created at Rievaulx Abbey

    ANYONE expecting to find fluffy yellow chicks at Rievaulx Abbey this Easter is in for a big surprise. The birds taking to the sky will be highly effective hunting birds, as the historic site near Helmsley turns back the clock 100 years for a series