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17/11/2017 05:06 PM
Call for volunteers
VOLUNTEERS are needed to help a cancer charity make cash collections over Christmas.

17/11/2017 04:53 PM
Public meeting about police and 101 service
A PUBLIC meeting about local policing is being held on Tuesday, December 19.

17/11/2017 04:44 PM
Survey on Big City Read
YORK'S library staff want to find out what people in the city thought of this year's Big City Read.

17/11/2017 04:20 PM
Last chance to bid for Christmas cheer
PLACES are still available for this year’s York Christmas Cheer event - but only until Monday.

17/11/2017 03:23 PM
Watch out! Here comes Awful Auntie, on her way to Grand Opera House in David Walliams show
AUNT Alberta, the Awful Auntie from the David Walliams children’s book, has paid a visit to Fairfax House, Castlegate, York, in advance of Birmingham Stage Company bringing their new stage adaptation to the Grand Opera House next February.

17/11/2017 03:01 PM
Protect yourself and others from norovirus
RESIDENTS are being urged to educate themselves about norovirus to protect themselves and others this winter.

17/11/2017 02:46 PM
Review: Bananarama, York Barbican, November 16
SARA Dallin, Karen Woodward and Siobhan Fahey are canny old birds. They know their audience, can spot (and write) the most infectious of songs and moreover know how to throw a jolly fabulous party.

17/11/2017 02:44 PM
York goes dotty for Children in Need 2017
FUNDRAISING fun and games have taken place in York and across North and East Yorkshire for Children in Need.

17/11/2017 02:39 PM
Versailles star drops in for fair's first night
THE STAR of a BBC drama was the special guest at a preview of the Duncombe Park Christmas Fair.

17/11/2017 01:54 PM
CCTV released after pub break-in
POLICE have released CCTV after a pub was broken into by burglars.

17/11/2017 01:35 PM
Oh yes they did! Mums make panto happen
A VILLAGE near Selby has enjoyed its first pantomime in years thanks to a group of local mums.

17/11/2017 01:05 PM
Jewellery stolen in burglary
THIEVES smashed their way into a property and stole a large amount of jewellery.

17/11/2017 12:46 PM
Have you seen Lewis Berkley? Police say he has breached his court order.
POLICE are searching for an 18-year-old man who is wanted for breaching a Criminal Behaviour Order.

17/11/2017 12:16 PM
York woman fined after rubbish dumped in East Yorkshire
A YORK woman has been fined after bags full of her rubbish were dumped in East Yorkshire.

17/11/2017 11:54 AM
Car destroyed by fire in North Yorkshire
A CAR was destroyed by fire in North Yorkshire.

17/11/2017 11:00 AM
Cyber bullying at highest ever level
COUNSELLING for children who have been victim to online bullying has risen to its highest level.

17/11/2017 10:59 AM
Community Stadium work to begin before Christmas
BUILDERS will begin work on York's long awaited Community Stadium next month after contracts were finally signed.

17/11/2017 10:54 AM
Countdown to Gin Festival ticket sale
TICKETS will shortly go on sale for next year’s York Gin Festival.

17/11/2017 10:45 AM
Blake Morrison adapts savage French comedy in Northern Broadsides idiom for new satire
SKIPTON playwright, poet and novelist Blake Morrison join forces with Northern Broadsides once more for the world premiere of For Love Or Money, 21 years after their first collaboration, The Cracked Pot.

17/11/2017 10:34 AM
Ebor Singers to perform three concerts in quick succession and launch new CD at same time
THE Ebor Singers celebrate the patron saint of music in Saturday's St Cecilia Gala Concert at the National Centre for Early Music, York. Their focus will be on the music of Giovanni Pieruluigi da Palestrina as they recreate a mass in honour of St Cecilia at the Church of St Cecilia in Trastevere.

17/11/2017 10:28 AM
Elderly man hurt in supermarket car park fall after altercation
AN ELDERLY man suffered injuries when he fell in a supermarket car park in North Yorkshire after an altercation.

17/11/2017 10:24 AM
Design market at Stained Glass Centre in Micklegate has bright ideas for Christmas gifts
YORK designers Rebecca Carr and John Hollington Design are to launch the Effects Design Market at the Stained Glass Centre, St Martin-cum-Gregory Church, Micklegate, York on December 2 and 3, perfectly timed for "some serious Christmas shopping".

17/11/2017 10:09 AM
Gag of the Week: Jon Richardson, The Old Man, York Barbican, tonight, November 17
JON Richardson, that "old man" off the telly, is coming to York tomorrow night to complain about the state of the world and offer no solutions alas at his sold-out Barbican bash.

17/11/2017 10:00 AM
Greggs says 'sorry' after baby Jesus replaced by sausage roll for Advent calendar launch
GREGGS has apologised to anyone offended by publicity for its first Advent calendar which shows a sausage roll in a manger instead of the baby Jesus.

17/11/2017 09:42 AM
Karina Jones faces thriller challenge in Frederick Knott's Wait Until Dark at York Theatre Royal
KARINA Jones has an extensive range of theatre, television and radio credits to her name and is an international aerial circus performer and trained belly dancer to boot.

17/11/2017 09:16 AM
Rhiannon Giddens drops into Pocklington Arts Centre for smallest gig on her UK tour
CAROLINA Chocolate Drops founder Rhiannon Giddens plays Pocklington Arts Centre on Wednesday in the smallest location of her nine-date November tour, and not surprisingly the 8pm show has sold out.

17/11/2017 08:44 AM
Eliza Do-Alot as Toni Feetenby plays flower girl for third time in My Fair Lady for Pick Me Up
TWO of York's most familiar actors on the musical theatre stage, Rory Mulvihill and Toni Feetenby, have been picked to lead the company in Pick Me Up Theatre's staging of "the perfect musical", My Fair Lady, at the Grand Opera House, York.

17/11/2017 08:05 AM
New Zealand singer songwriter is made of the Strang stuff at The Basement on Saturday
NEW Zealand singer-songwriter Kane Strang heads to York with his breezy, bouncy guitar pop for an 8pm gig at The Basement, City Screen, on Saturday.

17/11/2017 07:54 AM
From £32 guitar and cheap Electricity to The Punishment Of Luxury, the journey of OMD
THE Punishment Of Luxury Tour brings OMD, or Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark in old money, to York Barbican on Saturday night.

17/11/2017 07:35 AM
Thieves break into store and steal cigarettes
THIEVES broke into a convenience store in North Yorkshire and stole cigarettes.

17/11/2017 07:30 AM
COMMENT: What's changed in my 20 years at The Press
TWENTY years ago today I began my job as a journalist in York.

17/11/2017 07:30 AM
Photo mystery: can you recognise anyone from these lost family snaps?
Do you recognise these photographs? MAXINE GORDON shares these lost images in the hope of finding their owner

17/11/2017 07:00 AM
ON THIS DAY: November 17
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17/11/2017 05:00 AM
Ambitious council house programme gets go-ahead in York
AN AMBITIOUS council house investment programme has been approved by top councillors.

17/11/2017 05:00 AM
Organisations 'working hard' to help homeless man
A COUNCILLOR has praised a York woman for trying to help a homeless man - and says several organisations are working hard to try to resolve his problems.

17/11/2017 04:00 AM
York apprentice is a knock-out after winning order from ex-world boxing champion Tyson Fury
A YORK car interiors firm has secured an order and visit from ex-world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury - thanks to an apprentice on work placement.

16/11/2017 08:14 PM
PICTURES: Christmas gets off to a bright start in York
A FESTIVE sparkle has arrived in the city after Christmas lights were switched on across York.

16/11/2017 05:51 PM
Parents return to York in hunt for missing son
THE parents of a man who went missing in York have returned to the city to mark the second anniversary of his disappearance.

16/11/2017 05:00 PM
Only one account followed by ex-heavyweight champ Tyson Fury on Instagram - and it's in York
FORMER world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has 357,000 followers on Instagram but followed just one account himself.

16/11/2017 04:04 PM
Police appeal over missing 14 year old Kianna
POLICE are searching for a missing 14-year-old girl from Selby.

16/11/2017 03:29 PM
Valuable jewellery stolen in burglary
Detectives are appealing for information about a burglary in Scarborough.

16/11/2017 03:18 PM
Teenager hit over head with glass bottle in attack by three men
A TEENAGER suffered a broken jaw when he was attacked at a bus stop.

16/11/2017 01:20 PM
Minister warns York council over its delayed Local Plan
THE GOVERNMENT is starting moves to take over the long-delayed Local Plan from York council, but the authority has until the end of January to justify its failure so far.

16/11/2017 12:46 PM
Parking boost for Christmas shoppers
LATE night Park and Ride services kick off in York tonight, and shoppers can get free parking in Piccadilly multi-storey car park between now and Christmas.

16/11/2017 11:08 AM
Fracking protests cost police more than £230,000 last month
THE cost of policing fracking protests at Kirby Misperton in October was almost a quarter of a million pounds.

16/11/2017 10:39 AM
University of York study finds 'Mission: Impossible' masks can fool police and airport security
RESEARCH by the University of York has found that Mission: Impossible-style face masks could fool police and airport security.

16/11/2017 05:00 AM
Mum nearing cancer treatment target in bid to have one last Christmas
A MUM battling terminal cancer has been invited on a festive fun day to cherish her final family Christmas.

16/11/2017 05:00 AM
D-Day for 3,000 home village plan
CAMPAIGNERS are today urging Harrogate councillors not to back the plan for a new 3,000 home village near Green Hammerton.

16/11/2017 05:00 AM
It will be all white on the night for Shambles shoppers
VISITORS in an historic York street will feel extra festive while Christmas shopping this year.

16/11/2017 04:00 AM
'Milestone' as York Central western access route gets go-ahead
CITY councillors last night opted to press ahead with plans for a western access road into the York Central development site - taking the new route via Millennium Green but away from Holgate.