THERE are dog years and then there are Handsome Family years. "It's amazing we're still going," says Rennie Sparks, one half of the gothic Americana duo from Albuquerque, New Mexico, who play Leeds Brudenell Social Club on Monday night.
GO, Get Gone is the debut album from harmony-singing, banjo-playing Zoe Nicol and guitarist Rosie Jones, first brought together at an open mic when studying music in Liverpool.
PATRICK Monahan, the Irish-Iranian comedian, tells tales of being an immigrant in Great Britain in his That 80’s Show gig at Pocklington Arts Centre tonight.
The Press's online readership is among the fastest-growing in the country, new figures have confirmed.
THE next Lego and Duplo morning will be held in York this weekend.
NEW loan signing Asa Hall can be the man to compensate for the loss of Simon Lappin, according to York City boss Gary Mills.
TEMPERS have flared at an extraordinary West Offices meeting this week, as councillors discussed the way six figure sums of money were paid without proper contracts, quotes, or monitoring.
THE rest of the country may be buffeted by a storm called Doris, but we have a Sunny Afternoon in York.
CHELTENHAM midfielder Asa Hall has signed for York City in a one-month loan deal.
CONGRATULATIONS to York Nomads Society for reaching the North Riding County Cup final.
A University Challenge contestant accused of raping a fellow student will face a retrial later this year.
A man with 62 penalty points on his licence is among thousands of motorists still allowed to drive, despite them exceeding the limit to qualify for a ban, an investigation has found.
BANKS and building societies have reported their strongest January mortgage lending figure since 2008 amid signs that the market is holding up "pretty well".
SECONDARY school pupils are reading books that are too easy for them, according to a study.
YORKSHIRE'S Jack Leaning is hoping to take advantage of a new route into international contention by impressing during next month's North v South one-day series in the United Arab Emirates.
SHED Seven's first studio album in 16 years is selling well, but it doesn't even have a title, a record label or a release date as yet and the songs are still to be recorded.
A NEW occupant looks to have been lined up for a prominent building in York city centre.
THE driver of an HGV carrying 1000kg of fertiliser was stopped by police in North Yorkshire.
WORLD Ballroom Showdance champion and two-time Strictly Come Dancing winner Joanne Clifton is taking to the musical theatre stage as Millie Dillmount in Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Grand Opera House, York, from Tuesday.
STEVE Harris will headline this month's Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club night at York Barbican, topping an 8pm bill also featuring Tom Lucy, Colin Cole and regular host Damion Larkin.
A WAFT of gentle British humour ahead of transatlantic storm Doris. Jupp is the new(ish) host of BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz, which gives him a certain stature and mid-range (not morbid) levels of gravitas.
EVER seen the TV adaption of Wind In The Willows as told in still illustrations by artist John Worsley?
TICKETS are still available for the latest night of boxing at Henry’s Gym on Saturday.
TWO dogs were killed and one man had to be rescued from a roof after a serious blaze broke out in a house in North Yorkshire.
DO we really want more waste plastic in the sea than fish? If the answer is no, it’s vital the Government and other authorities begin to take action on the scourge of plastic pollution.
A P COX (Letters, February 17), look out for those pigs flying.
NONIOS gave himself no chance when finishing last at Wolverhampton before Christmas, but he can make amends in the Betway Handicap back at Dunstall Park.
IN the words of a song by Mike And The Mechanics: “Every generation blames the one before.”
“I HATE the pound coin. Let’s change it to a dodecagonal prism at once,” said no-one ever...
ALTHOUGH I agree with the general sentiments of the Green Party’s proposal to have a referendum on a 10 per cent council tax rise (The Press, February 21), I don’t believe this solution is achievable.
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WHEN Theresa May took up the post of Prime Minister, she promised to fight injustice and create a Britain that works for everyone.
YORK Indoor Bowls Club proved too strong for Ferryhill in the Mason Trophy as they came from 12-9 down to win 45-26 on aggregate.
DARTS ace Chris Quantock maintained his impressive recent form with victory in the latest round of the Streamline Taxis York Open Darts Championships.
MORE than 2,000 children from schools across Selby will take part in the town’s first Children’s Reading Festival.
THE former head of a cancer charity has been named as the new chairman of the York Archaeological Trust.
TELEVISION psychic and author Sally Morgan will be on stage at Scarborough Spa this November.
ENTRIES are open for the 2017 Selby Town Hall Battle Of The Bands.
TRAINEE conservationists hope to see the fruits of their labours after they helped preserve 100-year-old apple trees at Appleton-le-Moors near Pickering.
A NURSE who has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of those with motor neurone disease in York has announced her retirement from a career spanning more than 50 years.
A RYEDALE group has raised nearly £11,000 for a life-saving charity over the past 12 months.
SELBY Lions Club Young Ambassador, 16-year-old Leah Stott, has qualified for the national finals of the ambassador of the year, to be held later this month.
RYEDALE Dog Rescue (RDR) is holding pop-up shop to raise funds for the charity, as well as encouraging more people to volunteer.
A UNIVERSITY leader with years of experience in the voluntary sector has spoken of fears for York’s charities.