Huge tailbacks on A64 as Yorkshire families head to the coast

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It's a sunny Sunday in August.

And unsurprisingly, a large number of families from Leeds and York have headed for the coast.

There are three-mile queues reported on the A64 eastbound from the Hopgrove roundabout, near York, towards Scarborough this morning.

The Yorkshire Air Museum even posted a cheeky video of the tailbacks on social media, suggesting beachgoers heading for the Elvington attraction instead.

Leeds, Sweet street, 28th March 1979'LIGHTING'Mr. Eddie Mullan, a lift engineer at the City of Leeds Public Works Department, Sweet Street, gives a last polish to one of the four old gas lamps that are to be sent to Germany.

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