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Scarborough hosts National Armed Forces Day

Scarborough hosts National Armed Forces Day

This year's Armed Forces day is set to be bigger than ever as Scarborough host's the National Armed Forces Day Event for the first time on Saturday 25 June 2022 in North and South Bay. Previous events have always attracted large crowds but with this being the first National event the town has hosted, it will attract many more and have more going on. Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to service families, veterans and cadets. Showing support for the…
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Looking for Ideas on Father’s Day?

Looking for Ideas on Father’s Day?

When father's day comes around, many of us struggle to think of a great gift or idea for a Dad who may appear to have everything or just asks for a surprise! Well, help is on hand, we have a selection of treats from across the whole of the Yorkshire Coast for that special person. Check them out to see if you are inspired! And whatever you decide to do, enjoy! Withernsea for a game of Golf If it's a game of golf your dad likes, you won't go wrong treating him to a round at Withernsea Golf club. Set…
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Race the Waves – Bridlington 2022

Race the Waves – Bridlington 2022

Race the Waves at Bridlington is the brainchild of Paul Garbutt, who had previously produced classic motorcycle social gatherings under his event name BACKFIRE Feel the Noise... Paul inspired by the world famous (TROG) "The Race of Gentleman" which has been held annually since 2012 on the Wildwoods beach in New Jersey USA, contacted Joe the "Staging Boss" which is the person who brings the vehicles to the start line, to help aid the formula which Paul wished to create for Race the Waves in Bridlington. Paul had many calls with Joe who tragically passed away in 2019 but will…
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Whitby Lemon Bun’s

Whitby Lemon Bun’s

Behold the jewel in Whitby's culinary crown, the Whitby Lemon Bun. Today the Team at LYC find out the facts behind this delicious confectionary that has been enjoyed in Whitby for over a century. Credit for the creation goes to Botham's of Whitby. An institution in the town who's humble beginnings began over 150 years ago as Elizabeth Botham began by selling her bread and cakes from a basket at the local market and eventually bought the premises on Skinner Street. Fast forward to today and this is a thriving business which has captured the online market, expanded it's retail…
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Hot Cross Bun Recipe

Hot Cross Bun Recipe

Ingredients to make 12 buns 5ml caster sugar, 300ml milk, 15ml dried active yeast, 450g strong flour, 75g butter, 50g brown sugar , 10ml ground mixed spice, 5ml ground cinnamon, 1 medium egg, 150g dried mixed fruit Topping 100g short crust pastry 1 egg to glaze For the sugar glaze 50g caster sugar, 30 ml water Method Place the warm milk in a jug and stir in the caster sugar. Sprinkle the yeast over the surface and leave it to stand for about 10 minutes until frothy. Then place the flour in a bowl and rub in the butter and…
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Quick round-up of activities along the Yorkshire Coast this Easter weekend

Quick round-up of activities along the Yorkshire Coast this Easter weekend

Scarborough Castle - Easter Adventure Quest 10-5 pm 12 - 24 Outdoor trails, crack those clues to win a chocolate reward. Whitby Abbey – Easter Adventure Quest 10-5 pm 12 - 24 Outdoor trail, crack those clues to win a chocolate reward. Sewerby Hall and Gardens - Saturday, 16 April: Easter Magic, Face Painting and the popular jousting on Easter Sunday (various times - click link for details) Whitby Pannett Park – An Easter treasure hunt with family fun & games 11 am – 2 pm on Wednesday 20 April Robin Hoods Bay – An Easter trail through the narrow streets of Robin Hoods Bay. 10:30am…
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Bolli’s Tea Rooms

Bolli’s Tea Rooms

Based on the boundary of the North York Moors National Park, Bolli's Tea Rooms has a warm and relaxed atmosphere where you can expect a friendly welcome. Phil and Jayne are passionate about supporting local industry and ensuring ingredients are sourced locally to ensure quality and freshness.The premises are well presented and spread over a ground floor and upper Mezzanine floor. With comfy sofas, farmhouse tables and chairs and a log burner for additional warmth and comfort, it's a relaxing meeting place. The Mezzanine floor makes it ideal for private functions and meetings with free Wi-Fi available throughout.The building provides…
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Mums the word on the Yorkshire Coast this Mother’s Day

Mums the word on the Yorkshire Coast this Mother’s Day

Looking for some great local options, to show mum you care, whilst also supporting local Yorkshire businesses? Look no further.  From gardening to jewellery and even a spa treatment or two, the coast offers something for everyone! Jewellery Is your mum a true magpie, looking for something nice and shiny to add to her collection? Then look no further than these two brilliant local jewellers.  Nomination, Brunswick Located in the Brunswick Shopping Centre, Nomination offers stunning Italian designer jewellery for women and men. Add to your Mum’s special collection of charms or create a brand-new bracelet this Mother’s Day, plus…
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The perfect rich scone

The perfect rich scone

Thanks to our own Emma for this one (also thanks to BeRo) The trick to making good scones is to handle the dough as little as possible and don't roll out too thin. Ingredients 225g Self Raising Flourpinch salt50g margarine (or butter for a more luxurious taste)25g caster sugar50g dried fruit (or try experimenting with a flavour of your choice)1 beaten egg with milk added to make 150ml Method Heat your oven - hot 220CMix the flour and salt and rub-in the margarine/butter and stir in the sugar and fruit.Add the egg and milk gradually - keeping some for brushing…
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Green and Red Chimichurri

Green and Red Chimichurri

Thanks to Steve in Filey for his Chimichurri recipe: Quick and easy way to make 2 chimichurri recipes at the same time. Equipment Food Processor Ingredients Flat Leaf Parsley: 1 Bag of a handful Corriander: 1 Bag or a handful Mint: 2 x Bag or a large handful of mint leaves Basil: 2 x Bag or a handful Lemon: Juice of 1 whole lemon Garlic: 3 big cloves Red Chilli: 3 (add more if you like it spicy) Jar of roasted red peppers Red wine Vinegar: 2 x tablespoon Olive Oil: At least 100ml, but you might need more to…
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