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16/01/2018 06:06 AM
Christmas light show attracts thousands
ALMOST 55,000 visitors experienced the Christmas light show at York Museum Gardens this year. The attraction ran from November 16 to January 1 and transformed the 10-acre gardens into an array of light shows along a one-kilometre trail.

16/01/2018 06:05 AM
Lottie is a winner with colourful logo design
A YOUNGSTER from York got creative to design the logo for a new local community group.

16/01/2018 05:00 AM
Teenager, 19, jailed after having sex with 13-year-old girl
A TEENAGER who had sex with a 13-year-old girl he met near York Minster has been jailed for 12 months.

16/01/2018 05:00 AM
Failed businessman turned to drug dealing to pay off debts
A FAILED businessman who turned to drug dealing to pay off his debts has kept his freedom because of his voluntary work for junior sport.

16/01/2018 05:00 AM
Sewage erupts in street as main pipe cracks
PUMPS and tankers have been working round the clock to remove sewage from a York street after a rising main sewer cracked.

16/01/2018 05:00 AM
Collapsed construction giant Carillion's links to York revealed
BOTH City of York Council and North Yorkshire County Council have confirmed they have no ongoing or active contracts with Carillion, the collapsed construction and outsourcing giant.

16/01/2018 04:00 AM
Flu outbreak closed York Hospital ward for nearly a week
A WARD at York Hospital closed for almost a week as a serious flu outbreak struck the city.

16/01/2018 04:00 AM
Primary pupils learn about dangers of drink and drugs
PUPILS at a York primary school academy are taking part in a pilot scheme to keep them safe from drugs and alcohol.

15/01/2018 06:16 PM
Mum-of-two, 35, who battled for one last Christmas loses cancer fight
A MOTHER-OF-TWO who raised £20,000 to pay for a private chemotherapy drug in a bid to help her spend one last Christmas with her family has died.

15/01/2018 05:12 PM
First School Of Rock, now Annie on the West End stage for York schoolgirl actress Agatha Meehan
YORK actress Agatha Meehan is playing the title role in the West End production of Annie at the Piccadilly Theatre, London, from tonight to its conclusion on February 18.

15/01/2018 05:09 PM
Relief as missing lifesaving equipment recovered
A LIFE-SAVING piece of equipment went missing from a York sports club this weekend.

15/01/2018 05:00 PM
BBC's Orla Guerin and former German president among University of York honorary degrees
LEADING figures from the world of journalism, politics, business and performing arts are to receive honorary degrees from the University of York this week.

15/01/2018 04:12 PM
Lib Dems name ward nominee for Holgate by-election
A POLITICAL party has named its candidate for a forthcoming York by-election.

15/01/2018 03:04 PM
Drop in crime welcomed
THE drop in waiting times for calls to North Yorkshire Police has been welcomed by the PCC.

15/01/2018 02:45 PM
Drivers caught in traffic chaos at Crockey Hill junction near York
HUNDREDS of drivers were caught up in traffic chaos today as work to improve the A19 sparked long tailbacks - making people late for work and children late for school.

15/01/2018 02:36 PM
Do you want to perform in York's Great Yorkshire Fringe? Here's your chance
SUBMISSIONS are open to take part in the fourth Great Yorkshire Fringe Festival in York this summer.

15/01/2018 02:33 PM
Firms sign up to Fine Food Show North event in Harrogate
A JAM-PACKED three-day event showcasing more than 180 food and drink producers will be held in North Yorkshire next month.

15/01/2018 02:27 PM
School transport under review
COUNCIL chiefs are to consult on a series of proposals over changes its home to school transport policy for those with special educational needs or disabilities.

15/01/2018 02:27 PM
MURDER MANHUNT: Police confirm suspect's body found in North Yorkshire
POLICE have confirmed the body of a man found in North Yorkshire is that of Anthony Lawrence.

15/01/2018 02:15 PM
Racing green golf buggies stolen
TWO golf buggies have been stolen from Knaresborough Golf Club on Boroughbridge Road, Knaresborough.

15/01/2018 01:24 PM
New president for Olde Fraternitie
A FORMER Selby bus driver, John Eastwood, has been elected President of Ye Fraternitie Of Olde Selebians.

15/01/2018 01:24 PM
Cellist Benedict Kloeckner opens Harrogate International Festivals' Sunday morning series
GERMAN cellist Benedict Kloeckner opens Harrogate International Festivals’ Sunday Series of chamber music concerts this weekend at the Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate.

15/01/2018 01:21 PM
Uber driver caught out in York must pay £1,404
An Uber driver has been handed a £1,404 court bill for plying for trade in York illegally during Ebor week last year.

15/01/2018 12:47 PM
Selby village homes plan criticised
PLANS to create dozens of new homes in a Selby village have been criticised by residents.

15/01/2018 12:41 PM
MP'S COLUMN: Why the health of the NHS is so important
In her latest column York Central MP , Rachael Maskell, takes a look at the health of the NHS and says she will be visiting York Hospital before heading to Westminster to fight for the future of our ailing healthcare system.

15/01/2018 12:29 PM
Police concerned for missing boy, 14
POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a missing teenager.

15/01/2018 12:14 PM
Quad bike and tools stolen in break-in
THIEVES stole a quad bike and tools from a business near Harrogate.

15/01/2018 12:06 PM
York Opera in search for singers with desire for love and passion in spring show
YORK Opera's rehearsals for Tales Of Love And Passion are under way.

15/01/2018 11:57 AM
Blue Tree Gallery to open Fields Of Vision exhibition this weekend
BLUE Tree Gallery, in Bootham, York, will open its Fields Of Vision exhibition on Saturday at 10am.

15/01/2018 11:54 AM
Do you know this man? CCTV appeal after alcohol stolen
POLICE want to speak to this man over the theft of alcohol from a shop.

15/01/2018 11:39 AM
Phill Jupitus to play Helmsley and Pocklington on his Juplicity tour
COMEDIAN Phill Jupitus has filled his diary for late-winter and spring with more tour dates for his 2017 show, Juplicity, taking in Helmsley Arts Centre on March 18 and Pocklington Arts Centre on April 5.

15/01/2018 10:50 AM
Two 100 calorie snacks a day are the max
MORE than a fifth of four to five-year-olds and 30 per cent of 10 to 11-year-olds across North Yorkshire are living with excess weight.

15/01/2018 10:24 AM
Selby Town Hall has spring in its step for busiest ever season of shows
SELBY Town Hall will present more shows than ever before in one spring season, to the delight of Selby Town Council's arts officer, Chris Jones.

15/01/2018 10:21 AM
Sleet, snow and gales on the way - here's when they may hit York and North Yorkshire
A YELLOW warning for snow and ice has been issued for York and North Yorkshire - and there could be severe gales later in the week.

15/01/2018 09:01 AM
NOTHING LIKE A DAME: 14 old photos of panto legend Berwick Kaler
Berwick Kaler has proved he is dame for a laugh through his madcap costumes over the years. MAXINE GORDON reports

15/01/2018 08:36 AM
Passenger dies in car crash in North Yorkshire
A 22-YEAR-OLD woman has died in a car crash in North Yorkshire.

15/01/2018 08:30 AM
TANG HALL MEMORIES: 9 photos of times long past
IF you're interested in the history of Tang Hall and Heworth, then you'll want to get along to St Aelred's Community Centre on Fifth Avenue this Saturday (January 20).

15/01/2018 08:14 AM
Crash causing traffic problems on A64 westbound
A MOTORBIKE and a car crashed on the A64 this morning, causing rush-hour traffic delays for motorists.

15/01/2018 07:30 AM
Inside York's new community wellbeing centre
York's new Community Wellbeing Centre has opened. MAXINE GORDON calls in to see what's on offer

15/01/2018 07:14 AM
Car believed to have been torched in village near York
A CAR is believed to have been deliberately set alight in a village near York in the early hours of this morning.

15/01/2018 04:00 AM
Top-ranking York state school starts own academy trust + gallery of 124 old photos
A TOP-RANKED York secondary school has become an academy and established a multi-academy trust to allow it's feeder primary schools to join it.

15/01/2018 04:00 AM
Vaccines running out as flu holds York in its grip
MANY York pharmacists have run out of flu vaccine - just as new figures emerged indicating that the city has the highest rate of influenza in England.

15/01/2018 04:00 AM
Local hero wrestles for the city
YORK wrestler "Hot Blooded Dom Black" is counting on the crowd in his home town to cheer him on to victory at a tournament in Fibbers this month.

15/01/2018 04:00 AM
Minster Baywatch provide refund for parking fine issued after man just found out his wife had cancer
A PARKING firm has apologised after fining an elderly man for sitting in its car park when he was upset and confused after his wife was diagnosed with cancer.

15/01/2018 04:00 AM
Richard Branson award winner sets up new vegan café in York
A VEGAN hummus and pita bar is due to open in York’s Church Street next month offering a healthy fast food option that has already gone down well in Leeds and Sheffield.

14/01/2018 10:42 PM
Body found in North Yorkshire countryside by police probing East Yorkshire murder
POLICE searching for a man in connection with a murder in an East Yorkshire village have found a body in North Yorkshire.

14/01/2018 05:07 PM
Freezing cold fails to deter runners in two big events in York
BRASS monkey weather did not prevent thousands of runners from pounding York’s streets and university campus in two big weekend events.

14/01/2018 03:22 PM
Owner appeals for help in finding missing peafowl Mika and Keka
THE owner of a pair of peafowls called Mika and Keka has appealed for help in finding them after they went missing from her garden.

14/01/2018 12:02 PM
Sleet and snow set to return on bitterly cold winds
SLEET or snow showers are set to return to York and North Yorkshire in the coming week on bitterly cold winds.

13/01/2018 08:10 PM
York has England's highest flu rate, says survey - but experts say treat their figures with caution
YORK has the highest rate of flu in England, according to a national survey.