'CAN you live without television?" asked a recent Channel 4 TV programme. I'm sure most of us could if we tried. But the television licensing authority doesn't think we can, or should.
Schools and skulls for York girl
WHITBY Festival, starting on Saturday, will see a host of exhibitions and displays around the seaside town's varied attractions.
YORK youth justices have allowed a Clifton rioter to keep his freedom after he handed himself in to prevent an "anti-social" teenager being jailed in a case of mistaken identity.
PUBLIC-SPIRITED pensioner Winnie Starkey has been voted York's Local Hero 2000 for years of devoted duty to the people of Tang Hall, York.
THOUSANDS of rail passengers have been flocking to take advantage of GNER's introductory £5 fare between York and London on its new White Rose service.
THE Yorkshire Tourist Board has been saying it for years but now the "friendly" county of Yorkshire has been voted the most sociable in the country by society magazine Tatler.
WHEELCHAIR-bound Megan Robinson has beaten all the odds to win her first dressage competition with her beloved pony, Sixpence.
RADIO York presenter Julia Booth is one of thousands of women hit by a health scare over breast implants filled with soya bean oil.
NOAH appears to be rescuing his animals from the floodwaters of York
SCARBOROUGH amusements arcade supremo Jimmy Corrigan has died at the age of 61, three weeks after being diagnosed with cancer.
A FORMER York state school pupil now studying History at Oxford has launched a scathing criticism of the Government's attack on the university's "elitist" admissions systems.
HELLO sailor. Here's your chance to win a fantastic sea-going prize - a prize that money can't buy.
Some of the youngest supporters of our Hospice 2000 Appeal have raised an amazing £220 in 10p pieces - which they handed over in a wheelbarrow.
IT is indicative of the thorough mess Britain's farmers are in when a beef crisis tax threatens the livelihood of pork producers.
TONIGHT we carry more reports of people taken to court charged with anti-social and aggressive behaviour.
MR USHERWOOD asks if cyclists have "stealth technology?" (Letters, June 2).
GANG warfare erupted when three Acomb teenagers grabbed weapons and crossed the River Ouse to "sort out" youths in Clifton.
LABOUR MP Gordon Prentice has put forward an amendment to the Government's Countryside and Rights of Way Bill, which would lead to a ban on the hunting of deer, foxes, hare and mink with dogs.
IN response to the article by Dan Beergutstein in Bar Talk (May 27), I found his description of the popularity of the Rose and Crown pub off Lawrence Street extremely unfair and unusually bitter.
IN his equally ill-informed (and professionally questionable) defence of the increasingly infamous Plaskitt conservatory, chartered architect Matthew Laverack has yet again demonstrated that there is no such thing as an expert in urban design.
CHARLES BOOTH, without a winner so far this season, is fancied to break his duck tomorrow.
Football fever will sweep the nation when Euro 2000 kicks off on Saturday. MAXINE GORDON suggests some alternative fixtures to ensure June remains a footie-free zone
GETTING ready to put their best feet forward for our Hospice 2000 Appeal are St Leonard's supporters Dennis and Muriel Foster.
Whistleblowing Euro-MP Robert Goodwill is giving £1,000 to our Hospice 2000 Appeal from the Brussels expenses loophole he exposed.
Equestrian star Ian Stark, one of Britain's main hopes for a medal in the Olympics this year, has withdrawn from the Bramham Horse Trials, which were starting this afternoon.
A CLOSER look at one of the sites featured in TV's Time Team programme will be on offer during York's first learning festival, which starts tomorrow (Thursday).
Seven members of the York Railway Institute Judo Club recently took part in an Area Judo Championships held at Goole.
Born: Boston January 30 1978. A £25,000 close season capture from Hull City after a successful loan period at Bootham Crescent in the closing weeks of last term. He was on Sheffield United's books as a junior before joining the Tigers in the…
YORK Wasps Rugby League Club were today given the green light to play out the rest of the season.
Born: Maidstone September 19, 1978 Another player signed by Dolan from the Premiership, 21-year-old Hawkins is on a month's loan from Wimbledon where Ben Thacher and Alan Kimble have limited his first team opportunities. Was man of the match in his…
Born: York, February 22 1980. Hails from Middlesbrough and after attending the club's school of excellence signed on the youth training scheme in 1996. He turned professional two years later and made his first team debut at the start of the 1998/99…
Born: Aberdeen, April 11 1981. Promising young player who has come through the youth ranks and is in the first year as a professional. Although born in Aberdeen he is eligible to play for England was a member of their under 16 squad. He was in…
Born Coniston, November 4, 1971. Terry Dolan's final recruit of the current campaign, signing until the end of the season initially after being recruited from Huddersfield Town. Started his career with Carlisle making 214 appearances for the…
CARS are fundamentally ugly things. Jeremy Clarkson may swoon over the latest sporty convertible, but this is a man who models himself on Status Quo: a style arbiter he ain't.
Born: York, December 8 1979. Local lad who graduated through the club's school of excellence. Joined the Youth Training Scheme in 1996 and turned professional two years later. Made a dramatic senior debut in December 1998 when he came on as…
Born: Drogheda, Ireland, October 1 1978. Signed from Southend Utd in July 1999 for £100,000. A Republic of Ireland Under 18 and 21 international he was on the YTS with Queens Park Rangers before joining Manchester City in 1997. Made a handful of…
Born: Stockton-on-Tees, May 22 1981. Highly promising midfielder who turned professional at the end of last season. Has developed through the junior ranks and helped the youth side reach the fifth round of the FA Youth Cup in 1998/99. Made his…
The first School Report of this half-term by Janet Hewison comes from Archbishop of York's CE Junior School at Bishopthorpe, York
YORK City's youth team have returned home disappointed having failed to retain their top international title - despite not conceding a goal throughout the tournament.
Born: York, March 27 1982. Young local born keeper who impressed in pre-season friendlies in the senior side. Last season he was capped for England under 16s. A product of City's youth system he started the season as No 1 ahead of the vastly…
PIG FARMERS from across North and East Yorkshire descended on London today to demand a fairer deal from the Government.
Two larger-than-life characters will join forces tonight to raise cash along with the laughs for our Hospice 2000 Appeal.
A plea for even greater efforts to push our Hospice 2000 Appeal towards its final figure of £2 million has been made after a week in which the total went up by over £50,000.
Two young ballet dancers will be taking to the stage tomorrow to help our Hospice 2000 Appeal.
Still only 17 years of age and about to start his second year as a youth trainee at Bootham crescent, Darlow made his debut in City's penultimate game of the season - a 2-0 win over Halifax - and caught the eye with a number of surging runs. Joined the…
Born: Manchester, June 24 1981. Promising young striker who is another product of the club's youth system. A member of last season's successful youth side he turned professional during the summer. Steven Walters (Midfield) Born: Young midfielder…
Born: York January 15, 1982 Youngster who turned 18 in January and has been catapulted into first team action only re-cently. Another youth and reserve team regular, he had not featured in the first team until Terry Dolan's arrival as boss.…
Born Gateshead August 11, 1979. Terry Dolan snapped up this left-sided youngster from Newcastle United until the end of the season. The Magpies trainee had been unable to break into the first team and it was Dolan who handed him his League debut in…
Born: York October 12 1963. Experienced 'keeper who joined the coaching staff of Bootham Crescent under Neil Thompson while still on the playing register. Capped for England at Under 21 level his clubs include Rotherham United, Everton (FA Cup…