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27/05/2018 12:08 PM
York's second walk cycle festival launched
THE second York Walk Cycle Festival was being launched today at a party in Rowntree Park, with music from the Arts Barge Project‘s Bargestra Orchestra and Gypsy Jazz Jam.

27/05/2018 10:33 AM
Councillors order rethink on forest sculpture plan
VILLAGERS in Low Dalby have stopped a sculpture by a Turner prize-winning artist being placed near their village.

27/05/2018 10:10 AM
Appeal for film-makers to mark trail milestone
BUDDING film-makers can showcase their talent through a competition that the North York Moors National Park is launching ahead of next year’s 50th anniversary of the Cleveland Way National Trail.

27/05/2018 08:50 AM
Firefighters cut handcuffs off arm of a young boy
FIREFIGHTERS have removed handcuffs stuck on a young boy’s arm after he was taken to York fire station by his father.

27/05/2018 07:15 AM
Art gallery is ranked best in Yorkshire
WILDLIFE artist Robert Fuller’s gallery in Thixendale has been ranked top of a TripAdvisor guide to the top 10 art galleries in Yorkshire.

27/05/2018 06:59 AM
Ghoulish event wins scare award
GHOULISH thrillseekers will be glad to hear that York Maze’s Hallowscream event has been named as the best in the UK at an awards ceremony to celebrate all things scary.

27/05/2018 06:00 AM
Shany, 49, juggles modelling, TV and bid to be Smile of the Universe
OFFERS for modelling and TV work are continuing to pour in for a mum from York since she entered a beauty contest last year.

26/05/2018 11:01 PM
New T-levels to be taught at York College and city school
YORK College and Archbishop Holgate’s School in York are among the first 52 colleges and schools in the country set to teach new technical courses called ‘T-levels’, the Government has announced.

26/05/2018 06:47 PM
20,000+ enjoy racing fun in the sun
MORE than 20,000 people from all over the north have enjoyed a gloriously sunny meeting at York Racecourse.

26/05/2018 01:11 PM
Man jailed for smashing windscreen with saw
A MAN who used a handsaw to smash a windscreen of a van where a nine year old boy was sitting has been jailed.

26/05/2018 12:50 PM
Roman roots found in Micawber’s old office
IT has stood for hundreds of years. And it may well have a unique link with one of Charles Dickens’ best-loved characters. But 69-71 Micklegate does look a bit run down.

26/05/2018 12:14 PM
Bank Holiday yobs warned by police: we'll order you out of city
BANK Holiday troublemakers have been warned they will be kicked out of York city centre.

26/05/2018 10:57 AM
Van driver's nervous wait after cannabis test
A MOTORIST tested positive for cannabis in a roadside test after their van was stopped by police on the A19 near Thirsk.

26/05/2018 10:29 AM
Concerns over exam stress
A COUNSELLING service is expecting a rise in calls from children over exam stress.

26/05/2018 10:14 AM
Horse injured in suspected acid attack has another skin graft op
A HORSE which was severely burned in a suspected acid attack has undergone her third skin graft operation at the Rainbow Equine Hospital in Old Malton.

26/05/2018 09:45 AM
Two cars crash near carvery
TWO cars were damaged in a crash on Malton Road, York.

26/05/2018 09:03 AM
Nestlé staff to join Pride parade after company becomes diversity champion
EMPLOYEES from Nestlé will take part in the York Pride parade on Saturday June 9 after the company joined the Stonewall Diversity Champions programme as a sign of its commitment to improving inclusion for LGBTQ+ people.

26/05/2018 08:48 AM
Review: The World Goes 'Round, York Musical Theatre Company, John Cooper Studio, 41 Monkgate, York
YORK Musical Theatre Company's impeccably tasteful director and musical director Paul Laidlaw has a gift for putting together beautifully balanced revues, but in this case Kander & Ebb have done the job for him.

26/05/2018 08:41 AM
Collective supper club help for Syria
A SUPPER club in aid of Syria has been held by Nations of York Collective (NYC) - and more foodie events are planned to mark Refugee Week next month.

26/05/2018 08:30 AM
Country Walk: Lost World of Dallowgill
NEAR Kirkby Malzeard lies the hidden valley of Dallowgill, a delightful wooded glen that makes for some interesting walking. Coupled with some pleasant moors and a visit to Greygarth monument, this short walk is packed with interest.

26/05/2018 08:26 AM
Former Abbot of Ampleforth dies
A FORMER Abbot of Ampleforth Abbey has died at the age of 76.

26/05/2018 08:20 AM
Police sign up to gender equality campaign
NORTH Yorkshire Police has signed up to support a national gender equality campaign.

26/05/2018 07:49 AM
Charity hosts VIP screening of Oscar-winning film
YORK charity The Wilberforce Trust has staged a VIP red carpet screening of Oscar winning short film “The Silent Child” at York's Everyman cinema to help raise the profile of its plans for a new state-of-the-art community hub off Tadcaster Road.

26/05/2018 07:22 AM
Law firm boost for children's heart charity
YORK law firm Hethertons is hoping to raise hundreds of pounds for infant heart charity Tiny Tickers after choosing it as its annual charity.

26/05/2018 07:00 AM
TUCKED away off Swinegate is Lucia, an Italian café, wine bar and restaurant.

26/05/2018 07:00 AM
Civic Trust Plaques: George Hudson, the Railway King
York Civic Trust Plaques

26/05/2018 07:00 AM
Little Apple book of the week: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi (Penguin paperback, £8.99)

26/05/2018 05:00 AM
Humberside Police has improved, says watchdog
THE police watchdog has moved Humberside Police out of special monitoring after acknowledging improvements.

26/05/2018 05:00 AM
Date set for Beertown 2019 after best festival yet
ORGANISERS of a crowd-pulling beer festival have announced the dates for next year’s fixtures after celebrating their most successful event.

26/05/2018 05:00 AM
Fashion students wow with eye-catching designs
EYE-CATCHING clothes designed and made by students at York College featured in a catwalk show at the Principal Hotel.

26/05/2018 04:00 AM
Battle hots up to build Flaxby Park settlement west of York
THE battle to build a massive new settlement to the west of York is hotting up.

26/05/2018 04:00 AM
Hospital bosses say staff won't be affected by estates shake-up
YORK Hospital says the creation of a new company to deal with estates and facilities will not affect patients or staff.

26/05/2018 04:00 AM
Dramatic plans to transform area around the Minster revealed
DRAMATIC ideas for transforming open spaces and historic buildings around York Minster have been unveiled.

26/05/2018 04:00 AM
Chinese takeaway in York was infested with cockroaches
A CHINESE takeaway was so infested with cockroaches it had to close for a month, York Magistrates' Court heard.

26/05/2018 03:00 AM
Fred, 8, has wish list of things to see before he loses his sight
AN eight-year-old boy is rushing to tick as many items off his wish list as possible before losing his eyesight - but his mum has drawn the line at swimming with sharks.

25/05/2018 05:04 PM
York's Local Plan submitted to government with days to spare
COUNCIL bosses have submitted York’s Local Plan to government inspectors with just days to spare before a crucial deadline.

25/05/2018 04:09 PM
York trains disrupted after person hit by train
TRAINS on the East Coast Mainline through York are disrupted this evening after a person was hit by a train in the Doncaster area.

25/05/2018 03:22 PM
Dog kills cat and injures man in York attack
A MAN was injured while trying to save his cat from a dog.

25/05/2018 03:05 PM
Warning over fraudulent bank texts
FRAUDSTERS are using texts and emails to target TSB customers, police have claimed.

25/05/2018 02:22 PM
Dual A64, says Sir Gary Verity as bank holiday jams loom
THE campaign to dual the A64 east of York has won backing from Sir Gary Verity, chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire.

25/05/2018 11:36 AM
UPDATED: I, Daniel Blake star performance cancelled
UPDATE: FRIDAY, 2.35pm: Selby Town Hall said Mr Johns has had to cancel his performance on Saturday due to illness. Organisers are in the process of contacting ticketholders.

25/05/2018 10:19 AM
'Policing is not just about a visible force', says commissioner
A POLICE and crime commissioner whose force has seen a 15 per cent decline in frontline officers over the last decade has urged residents to consider the quality rather than quantity of community policing.

25/05/2018 10:00 AM
Minster masterplan ideas unveiled - including new ticket office, cafe and public exit
DRAMATIC ideas to transform open spaces and historic building around York Minster have been revealed today.

25/05/2018 09:18 AM
Warning after second Tipper theft in York
A SECOND Ford Tipper vehicle has been stolen in York this week.

25/05/2018 09:00 AM
Police want to bring fraud message to all communities
POLICE say they want "to visit every part of the county" with a new fraud roadshow.

25/05/2018 09:00 AM
School staff are 'inspirational'
INSPIRATIONAL staff at a primary school have been nominated for a York Community Pride Award.

25/05/2018 06:50 AM
Are you part of the new working class?
What class are you? Do you even know any more?

25/05/2018 04:00 AM
Charity champ Sarah Frank dies just two months after her wedding
CHARITY champion Sarah Frank has died from cancer - just two months after enjoying a dream wedding with the man of her life.

25/05/2018 04:00 AM
Work to start on ring road
WORK will start next month on upgrading the first of seven roundabouts on York Outer Ring Road as part of a £38 million scheme to cut congestion and journey times.

25/05/2018 03:00 AM
'Best curry house in England' winner convicted of food hygiene offences
A RESTAURANT recently named the best curry house in England has been convicted of food hygiene offences, York magistrates heard.