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October 2013

Halloween Ghost Stories from the streets of Whitby

28th October 2013

I've been deep in the archive to dig out a few Whitby ghost stories courtesy of storywalker Harry Collett:

Harry CollettHave a listen to Harry's intro:


The Tale of the Black Phantom:

The Tale of the Skull In The Mirror:

The Tale of the Bosun Chair:

The Tale of the Grinning Granny



Find out more about Harry's Whitby ghost walks here:

Take a look further down the blog for my late-night pitch-black ghost hunt round Burton Agnes Hall near Bridlington.




Posted by Richard Griffin at 2:51pm

Snowdrop Appeal - McCain Yorkshire Coast 10k Road Race & Fun Run

24th October 2013

Snowdrop McCain YC 10kThe Snowdrop Appeal is raising £120,000 to fund a new Maternity Bereavement Suite at Scarborough Hospital.

It will give families who lose a baby during birth or pregnancy their own space, away from the main maternity ward.

Many people taking part in next Sunday's McCain Yorkshire Coast 10k Road Race and Fun Run will be fundraising for the cause.

I spoke to runner Laura Bluck, Snowdrop Appeal boss Maya Richardson and first to Chris Clayton, one of the organisers of the 10k.

He started by telling me the route:


Find out more at or

To contact Maya, call 01723 236210 or email

Details of this year's McCain Yorkshire Coast 10k Road Race and Fun Run can be found here:

Sponsor Laura here:


Posted by Richard Griffin at 3:22pm


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