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17/03/2018 10:03 AM
Do you know this man?
Police want the public's help in catching a wine fraudster who got away with £79.90 from Aldi in Water Lane, York. 

17/03/2018 09:00 AM
York wholesaler joins the war on plastic packaging
A YORK wholesaler is leading the war on plastic packaging with an environmentally friendly venture.

17/03/2018 09:00 AM
Surveys carried out at Guildhall site
SURVEYS have been completed of areas inside the Guildhall as part of the £9 million redevelopment of the site.

17/03/2018 09:00 AM
High jump for PE pupils at York primary
PUPILS at Clifton Green Primary School have been jumping into a healthier lifestyle thanks to their new PE lessons.

17/03/2018 08:50 AM
Little Apple Book of the Week: Time’s Echo by Pamela Hartshorne
Time’s Echo by Pamela Hartshorne (Pan Macmillan 8.99)

17/03/2018 08:30 AM
CIVIC TRUST PLAQUES: St Stephen's Orphanage
St Stephen’s Orphanage 1870-1969

17/03/2018 08:00 AM
Haxby bank to be an estate agency
A FORMER bank could become an estate agents with two one-bedroom flats on the first floor.

17/03/2018 08:00 AM
Playgroup celebrates belated World Book Day
CHILDREN at Swinton Playgroup enjoyed a belated World Book Day.

17/03/2018 08:00 AM
Private hire driver acquitted of acting as a taxi driver in York
YORK Magistrates believed a former policeman when he told them he had seen a private hire driver picking passengers up in the street.

17/03/2018 07:00 AM
Lottery windfall for good causes
A GROUP providing activities for older people in rural Ryedale is set for a £10,000 boost.

17/03/2018 07:00 AM
York paedophile banned from contact with boys after offence in Ireland
A YORK man has been banned from contacting boys under 16 in England because he committed a sexual offence many years ago in Ireland.

17/03/2018 05:00 AM
Work to start on roundabout upgrade as part of £38m scheme
WORK will start this summer on upgrading a roundabout on York’s outer ring road as part of a £38 million programme to tackle congestion.

17/03/2018 05:00 AM
‘Off-putting’ De Grey Rooms to be revamped
THE De Grey Rooms in York are set to be renovated to become a “more attractive” events and wedding venue.

17/03/2018 05:00 AM
Better terms and conditions for York care workers
CARE workers looking after vulnerable people in York should get better terms and conditions and shouldn’t have to rush between clients, after a decision taken by senior councillors this week.

17/03/2018 05:00 AM
Woman guilty of throwing ammonia in man's face
A WOMAN has been convicted at York Crown Court of squirting ammonia into a man’s eyes.

17/03/2018 05:00 AM
Enjoy a drink - if you're not too terrified
VISITORS to York Dungeon can enjoy a tipple at the end of the attraction's tour from Monday when a new bar opens.

17/03/2018 05:00 AM
£3.5m for vital school maintenance in York
NEARLY £3.5 million is going to be spent on schools maintenance in the coming year, after a decision taken at a council meeting on Thursday.

17/03/2018 05:00 AM
Cash to help fund new flats for the homeless
CITY council bosses have negotiated £2.4 million in grants from a government body for new homeless accommodation in York.

17/03/2018 04:00 AM
This is why York may soon have more shops
A “TASKFORCE” has been set up in a bid to attract more retailers to York - and fill the city’s empty shops.

17/03/2018 04:00 AM
ON THIS DAY: March 17
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16/03/2018 06:17 PM
'We are prepared for bad weather,' says power company
THE company providing power to 3.9 million homes and businesses across the region says it has enlisted extra engineers to carry out any urgent repairs needed ahead of bad weather this weekend.

16/03/2018 05:52 PM
Early morning buses stopped
AN EXPRESS bus between York, Boroughbridge and Knaresborough is being axed because of low passenger numbers.

16/03/2018 05:11 PM
Sofa so good as BBC Look North team land in York
A TRIO of local TV presenters stopped off in York today as they braved the rain on the second day of their huge fundraising challenge.

16/03/2018 04:43 PM
Bitterly cold easterlies bring snow - amber weather warning in place
SNOW showers are expected to fall throughout today and tonight in York and North Yorkshire as the 'Mini Beast from the East' brings a return of winter..

16/03/2018 04:26 PM
York Central masterplan going on show
A "FESTIVAL of York Central" is due to launch on Monday, and the masterplan for the project will be unveiled.

16/03/2018 04:21 PM
Ofsted praise for York primary school - pupils ‘best they can be’
A PRIMARY school has been praised by Ofsted for helping pupils “be the best they can be”.

16/03/2018 03:05 PM
Rugby legend Jamie Peacock is coming North Yorks school
TADCASTER grammar school are hosting an evening with rugby league player Jamie Peacock MBE.

16/03/2018 02:26 PM
Road closed after large hole appears
A LARGE hole has opened up on St James Road in Scarborough.

16/03/2018 01:18 PM
Street rangers recover over £5,000 of stock
CITY centre street rangers have recovered more than £5,000 of shoplifted stock so far this year as part of their crackdown on anti-social behaviour.

16/03/2018 11:52 AM
Marathon man supports victims of crime
A KEEN York-based runner took on the gruelling West Pennines trail marathon for charity.

16/03/2018 11:37 AM
Veterinary nurse focuses on emergency care
A HARD-WORKING veterinary nurse is taking on a new challenge by studying for the skills she needs to help animals in emergency situations.

16/03/2018 10:34 AM
Burst water pipe fixed in York
WORK has taken place to repair a burst water pipe on a main road in York.

16/03/2018 10:23 AM
Enjoy a tipple at beer festival
BEER lovers can enjoy a tipple at an annual festival in East Yorkshire this weekend.

16/03/2018 10:00 AM
Housing development honour for former mayor
A NEW housing development in Norton has been named after a former town mayor.

16/03/2018 08:15 AM
Two vehicles crash on York's outer ring road
TWO vehicles crashed on York's outer ring road this morning.

16/03/2018 08:10 AM
OBITUARY: Alec Russell, legendary racing photographer who brought the reader closer to the action than ever before
Alec Russell, who died last month, took racing photography to new levels. JOE RICHARDSON pays tribute

16/03/2018 08:08 AM
Large amount of copper cable stolen in burglary near Selby
A LARGE amount of copper cable has been stolen in a burglary near Selby.

16/03/2018 07:54 AM
Two watches stolen in burglary
TWO watches of "sentimental value" were stolen from a home in a village between York and Harrogate.

16/03/2018 07:37 AM
Teenager left with bloody nose after assault
A TEENAGER was left with a nose bleed after an assault.

16/03/2018 07:25 AM
Woman arrested and man taken to hospital after crash near Selby
A WOMAN has been arrested and a man has been taken to hospital after a crash near Selby this morning.

16/03/2018 06:00 AM
"We need to take on the Nimbys" says Treasury Chief Secretary Liz Truss to York business leaders
TAKING on the Nimbys and unpeeling the procurement onion are on the agenda for Liz Truss after visiting business leaders in York.

16/03/2018 05:00 AM
Dream wedding day for charity champion Sarah
SHE has helped raise hundreds of pounds for charity despite being ill with cancer but now well-wishers have given Sarah Frank something back - a dream wedding with the man of her life.

16/03/2018 05:00 AM
Mum's pledge: 'I will never stop looking for Claudia'
THE mother of missing Claudia Lawrence said she has existed in a “dark hole” since the disappearance of her daughter nine years ago.

16/03/2018 05:00 AM
Health bosses register controversial new company at York Hospital
HEALTH chiefs have registered a new company to provide maintenance services at hospitals - before beginning consultation with hundreds of staff affected.

16/03/2018 05:00 AM
York pupils meet Kate and Meghan at Westminster Abbey
STARSTRUCK York youngsters came face to face with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Westminster Abbey.

16/03/2018 05:00 AM
York Minster sees record-breaking rise in visitors
YORK Minster enjoyed a record breaking 13 per cent increase in visitor numbers last year - rising by 10 places to 51st in a national poll of leading visitor attractions.

16/03/2018 05:00 AM
Enjoy a tipple at beer festival
BEER lovers can enjoy a tipple at an annual festival in East Yorkshire this weekend.

16/03/2018 04:08 AM
Pondering where to live? This guide might help ...
MALTON in Ryedale has been named among the best places to live in Britain.

16/03/2018 04:00 AM
Couple deny attacking man with ammonia and hammer
A WOMAN squirted ammonia into a man’s eyes and her partner hit him on the back with a hammer, a jury heard.

15/03/2018 07:19 PM
Well known street musician Jonny Walker has died
ONE of York’s best known buskers has died.