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November 2015

How take aways can help with obesity.

30th November 2015

foodScarborough fairs badly in the nations obesity figures, we look at a new scheme from North Yorkshire County Council to tackle the problem using takeaways.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Teacher training on the Yorkshire Coast

30th November 2015

pencilsThere is a shortage of teachers on the Yorkshire Coast, we hear how the teachers of the future can learn on the job right here on the coast with the Esk Valley Teaching Alliance

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Refreshing your driving skills

27th November 2015

drivingNorth Yorkshire has more older drivers than virtually anywhere else in the country – and some of the most scenic but challenging roads. We hear about the skills refresher courses available free of charge from the county council.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

The new look Mist Bar

27th November 2015

mist barWe hear about some big name entertainment coming to Scarborough’s Mist Bar in December.

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How to avoid getting hacked

26th November 2015

PC ServiceWe explore how the hackers attempt to get access to your PC and looking at what we can do to stop them. Alan from Bridlington’s Tiger Computers offers  handy hints on not getting hacked.

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Are there benefits from sport in school?

25th November 2015

Scarborough College CricketWhat sport did you play at school, was it an important part of your school life, did it have any educational value…we discuss sport in schools with the head of Bramcote Junior School and one of their promising young sportsmen.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Apprenticeships & Bespoke Business Training

24th November 2015

workingThere are lots of new apprenticeships are available on the Yorkshire coast, Katie from YH Training talks about the latest opportunities and discusses bespoke training courses for business of all sizes.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Cooking for the stars

23rd November 2015

Yorkshire Coast College CateringWe find out why Yorkshire Coast College Students have been cooking for some big names and why they are inviting you to join them for Christmas Lunch.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

The challenges of finding work with a with learning disability

20th November 2015

The Wilf Ward Family TrustWhat employment opportunities are there for people with learning disabilities? The team from the Wilf Ward Family Trust investigate the issues.

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A new way to study

19th November 2015

Coventry University Scarborough CampusThere’s a new approach to the study-life balance at Coventry University Scarborough Campus, we hear the students experience of the new way of working.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Eye lash mites meet high tech eye care

18th November 2015

eyesWe look at new eye care technology coming to the Yorkshire Coast and investigate the world of the eye lash mite with Gary McQuade from Pagan & McQuade opticians.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

The 2016 New Year Dip

18th November 2015

Lions_NewYear_DipRob Hunter from the Lions talks about the preparations for the new years day dip in Scarborough and how you can get involved.

Here is the entry form

New Years Day Dip Form (pdf)

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Car Finance Explained

17th November 2015

Des Winks SkodaThe inside track on buying a new car, we explore the world of car financing to get to grips with the latest ways of driving the newest motors.

Andy Veitch from Des Winks Skoda is our guide.


Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Anti Bullying Week - George Pindar School

16th November 2015

educationIt’s the start of national anti-bullying week. We talk with the students and staff from George Pindar School about bullying. How often does it happen? What form does it take? How should we deal with it? And what has been the impact of social media?

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Cancer and Insurance

12th November 2015

moneyWe talk Movember, Cancer and Insurance. What do insurance policies cover and how difficult is it to get a policy after surviving Cancer?

Alan and Kathryn from Cura Financial Services discuss the issues.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

The starting a business checklist

12th November 2015

innovationHow do you turn that light bulb moment business idea in to reality? Mark Asquith from Asquith and Co offers his thoughts on how to start a new business.

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The Hall Residential Care Home

11th November 2015

The Hall Residential Care HomeWe meet the man who gave up a life in high finance to run a care home. Chris Mitchell from the Hall Care Home will be talking about his passion for providing care.

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The story behind Whitby Comic Con

10th November 2015

Comic ConThere is a big Comic Con coming to Whitby this month, it's raising money for Cancer UK.

We speak to Adrian Booth, the man behind Whitby Sci Fi & Comic Con, to find out what happens at a comic con, how we can meet a genuine star wars storm trooper and we hear the moving story that led Adrian to organise the event.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Fires and Fireplaces - What's Hot?

9th November 2015

H&H The Fire PlaceMina from H&H the Fire Place talks about what’s trending in the world of fires and fireplaces.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

November Night Sky with John Harper

5th November 2015

night skyMeteor showers, planets by day, bullseye moons and far flung constellations. The November night sky explored with astronomer John Harper.

Here are John's November Skynotes

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Norton College Sixth Form

4th November 2015

norton colllege open eveningWhat’s life like for today’s sixth form students, we meet the pupils and staff from Norton College ahead of their sixth form open day.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm


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