THE Great Yorkshire Fringe has sold 20,000 tickets in the opening weekend of its ten-day run in Parliament Street, York.
Great Yorkshire Fringe, Slightly Fat Features in Variety Soup, The Turn Pot, St Sampson's Square, until Sunday, 5.30pm each evening. Box office: 01904 500600 or at greatyorkshirefringe.com WHEN I was a kid, the Paul Daniels TV show in the early 1980s would wheel on glitzy variety acts each week: jugglers, fire breathers, sword swallowers and an array of oddities.
EAST YORKSHIRE'S Kyle Edmund has moved closer to tennis's top 100 players after winning a title in New York.
IN the late 1970s, when Ann Petherick first had the idea of owning a gallery, she started collecting the details of artists whose work caught her eye, although the gallery was nothing but a pipe dream.
A NORTH Yorkshire power station has announced a sharp increase in profits and says it is well placed to play a major role in helping the UK to go green.
YORK Museums Trust has often led the way in recent years.
GOLFER Martin Brown is happy to have had a close look at his opponent as the matchplay stages of the England Men's Amateur Championship get under way tomorrow.
LOS Angeles actor Miles Allen tackles all 60 episodes of the biggest cult television hit of the decade in a supercharged 60-minute ride through Breaking Bad in the White Rose Rotunda, Parliament Street, York, all this week. What's On meets the man who's made of the Walter White stuff.
THE brochure showed 19 players, so this large arena looked a sensible choice.
SIXTEEN comedy acts from York are among the 90 participating in the inaugural Great Yorkshire Fringe New Comedian of the Year heats.
WHO will take part in the Great Yorkshire Fringe's re-enactment of the Four Yorkshiremen sketch on Yorkshire Day in York?
YORK City's new assistant manager John Schofield believes the club's players must aim to be the best in five different areas to succeed in Sky Bet League Two.
TEMPERATURES in York may rise no higher today than on New Year's Day - but warmer weather is finally on the way later this week.
SIR Tom Jones allayed late fears he would be a non-runner for the 8.50pm at York Racecourse, overcoming the respiratory infection that had put paid to his concerts at Saint Tropez on Tuesday and in Germany on Thursday.
WHILE many racegoers are normally looking and feeling rather dilapidated by the end of the last race, most began to make their way to gather in front of the stage of York Racecourse’s Music Showcase, eagerly awaiting Scouting For Girls.
SIR Tom Jones was not the only big voice performing in York last Friday.
STAGE Experience director and choreographer Louise Denison was unaware of the full story when she cast Ria Williams and Scott Goncalves as Maria and Tony, the lovers across the gangland-divide, in West Side Story.
YORK Art Gallery already had the biggest collection of British Studio Ceramics in the United Kingdom.
STICK Man sticks out at the Great Yorkshire Fringe as the most performed show of the ten-day York comedy festival.
THE picture of Bob Gwynne, curator of collections and research at the National Railway Museum, checking on work to restore the Flying Scotsman (The Press, July 20) brought back many very happy memories for me.
DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a man in a York suburb say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the death.
KEITH MASSEY is right to question whether we have moved on from the slave trade days (Letters, July 23) and to highlight the grotesque irony that it was the slave traders who were compensated, to the tune of billions, and not the slaves.
THE looming £7.50 charge for admission toYork Art Gallery will make it one of the most expensive civic art galleries in the country, a survey by The Press has revealed.
MAXINE GORDON catches up with our Bride of the Year from 25 years ago - and her groom - ahead of their silver wedding anniversary
ACCORDING to A P Cox, Matthew Laverack and D M Deamer (Letters, July 21 and 22), I and the other 5,487 signatories to our petition should be opening up our homes to provide shelter for rough sleepers.
IT'S all to play for in division two of the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis league.
A GIRL from North Yorkshire who travelled thousands of miles for life-changing surgery will hit the ground running when she starts secondary school this year.
BEERS brewed on the outskirts of York will be sold in the House of Commons shops, after a local producer won a lucrative contract.
POLICE have held talks about a possible move into council offices in Selby but no decision on the future of the town's police station has yet been made, officials have said.
A THIEF who stole a Ryedale workman's vehicles during a tea break has been jailed for nine months.
YORK'S most outstanding employee-volunteers have been recognised at the annual York Cares Golden Moments Awards 2015.
VITAL research into prostate cancer by a world-renowned scientist in York has received a major funding boost.
AN EARLY-MORNING burglar startled a barista when she found him exposing himself under a table in her coffee shop, York magistrates heard.
A PLEA for rural Ryedale to help ease York's housing crisis has been "kicked into touch" by councillors determined to resist the growth of York into their district.