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  • Tories taste power after 16 lean years

    BEING a Tory on new-look York council is a bit like being the referee at a World Cup football match, says John Galvin. "When the game is in progress, we have very little involvement," he said. "But when there's a difference of opinion we're going to be asked to adjudicate!" read more

  • Desperate mum in plea over return to 'hell'

    A YORK woman is making a desperate plea to the city council to stop it moving her back to a former address, where she says her family was victimised. read more

  • Old tank recalled

    P JACKSON'S recollections of First World War relics is not correct (Letters, May 27). The 'tank' was situated opposite the Theatre Royal on the grass mound. read more

  • Extension of quality

    IN his ill-informed and unwarranted attack on the conservatory of Peter and Joy Plaskitt (May 27) Jonathon C Bonner demonstrates he is no expert in urban design. Virtually everything he says is fundamentally wrong. read more

  • City bus station would ease car congestion

    IN a country where we are being encouraged to leave our cars at home and use public transport to get to work, could someone please explain to me why First York bus services are so terrible that we are now being forced to use our cars? read more

  • Police killer

    Paul "Mad Dog" Magee who gunned down North Yorkshire Special Constable Glenn Goodman has been released from prison, the Evening Press can reveal today. read more

  • Child molester

    A SEX monster originally from York with one of Britain's worst records for paedophilia has been given four life sentences. read more

  • Pippa's paws alarm

    'HEARING dog' Pippa proved herself the heroine of the hour by averting disaster when burglars tried to break into her deaf owner's property. read more

  • Tough old fixture

    GREG Stone is leaving the football terraces to walk into the political arena. The leading member of York City fans group FACT is to stand as the Liberal Democrat candidate for the Vale of York seat. read more

  • Film joy for blind York man, 37

    A DOCUMENTARY about the life of a blind man from York is in the running for a top honour after being shortlisted for the Empire magazine film awards. read more

  • House in Rock woman ready to quit town after sale of house

    THE selling of Knaresborough's famous House in the Rock has brought some tears - and it may be all too much for someone who once lived there. read more

  • Wasps looking to create a buzz

    YORK Wasps and the Evening Press are today joining together to ask for your help in securing the future of professional rugby league in the city. read more

  • Lloyd will pledge future to Wasps

    GARETH Lloyd is ready to sacrifice his international ambitions in favour of a future with York Wasps. read more

  • Oldest club celebrate turn of this century

    THE oldest bowling club in York celebrated their centenary season on Sunday with a special day at their Front Street green. read more

  • Goodman parents' fury over 'injustice'

    After a seven-and-a-half-year struggle to keep their son's murderer in prison, Brian and Margaret Goodman admitted today they had failed. read more

  • 'Sick' vandals attack grave

    THE family of a devoted football fan, who died tragically in a motorbike crash, today condemned "sick" vandals who attacked his team-badged grave in York Cemetery. read more

  • Tragedy man tried to lay blame on teenage

    11.30pm, Mr McClaren gave him and Andrew Scoble a lift home, where Scott suggested the three plus two of Mr McClaren's friends go for a drive in Dalby Forest. They set off in Scott's Golf Gti. read more

  • Bishopthorpe boosted by on-song Williams

    ONLY two games escaped the rain in the first round of the Horwath Pulleyn Heselton Cup. read more

  • Ryedale farmer rejects plea over GM beet trial

    A RYEDALE farmer is vowing to press ahead with trials of genetically modified fodder beet, despite pleas for him to pull out. read more

  • Magee release is scandalous

    THE release of Paul Magee had a sickening inevitability about it. No matter how hard the family of his victim Glenn Goodman campaigned, no matter how many worthies they met, their message never got through. read more

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