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  • A sign of the TV times

    '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. read more

  • Justina's life among the headhunters of Sarawak

    Schools and skulls for York girl read more

  • Host of events for festival

    WHITBY Festival, starting on Saturday, will see a host of exhibitions and displays around the seaside town's varied attractions. read more

  • Rioter 'handed himself in'

    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. read more

  • Tang Hall's Winnie is York's Local Hero 2000

    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. read more

  • London for fiver proves a big hit

    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. read more

  • Broad Acres prove No1 with the Tatler set

    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. read more

  • Megan's riding high

    WHEELCHAIR-bound Megan Robinson has beaten all the odds to win her first dressage competition with her beloved pony, Sixpence. read more

  • Julia's breast Implant blow

    RADIO York presenter Julia Booth is one of thousands of women hit by a health scare over breast implants filled with soya bean oil. read more

  • Noah rescues York flood animals... but that car is still there

    NOAH appears to be rescuing his animals from the floodwaters of York read more

  • East Coast amusement supremo dies

    SCARBOROUGH amusements arcade supremo Jimmy Corrigan has died at the age of 61, three weeks after being diagnosed with cancer. read more

  • Student slams Oxford elitism claims

    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. read more

  • Win a trip on HMS York

    HELLO sailor. Here's your chance to win a fantastic sea-going prize - a prize that money can't buy. read more

  • Children coin it in for appeal

    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. read more

  • Compensate pig farmers

    IT is indicative of the thorough mess Britain's farmers are in when a beef crisis tax threatens the livelihood of pork producers. read more

  • Great neighbours

    TONIGHT we carry more reports of people taken to court charged with anti-social and aggressive behaviour. read more

  • Cyclists are tops

    MR USHERWOOD asks if cyclists have "stealth technology?" (Letters, June 2). read more

  • Pistol pointed at girl in gang clash

    GANG warfare erupted when three Acomb teenagers grabbed weapons and crossed the River Ouse to "sort out" youths in Clifton. read more

  • Stop hunting now!

    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. read more

  • Welcome to the Rose

    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. read more

  • No such thing as an urban design expert

    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. read more

  • Booth bids to break his duck at Chepstow

    CHARLES BOOTH, without a winner so far this season, is fancied to break his duck tomorrow. read more

  • There's a lot more you can do in 90 minutes, Kevin

    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 read more

  • Couple step out for our appeal

    GETTING ready to put their best feet forward for our Hospice 2000 Appeal are St Leonard's supporters Dennis and Muriel Foster. read more

  • Goodwill gesture

    Whistleblowing Euro-MP Robert Goodwill is giving £1,000 to our Hospice 2000 Appeal from the Brussels expenses loophole he exposed. read more

  • Stark steps down

    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. read more

  • Taking a peek behind Time Team doors

    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). read more

  • Success at the double

    Seven members of the York Railway Institute Judo Club recently took part in an Area Judo Championships held at Goole. read more

  • Matt Hocking (Defence/Midfield)

    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 summer of 1997 and was a first team regular in his time at Boothferry Park. A regular under Neil Thompson, he popped up with a last-gasp winner at Brighton and with a distinctive header against Barnet. read more

  • Beleaguered Wasps will see out season

    YORK Wasps Rugby League Club were today given the green light to play out the rest of the season. read more

  • Peter Hawkins (Defence)

    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 City debut - also his first senior game - in the 0-0 draw with Exeter. A regular in the Dons' reserve team, Hawkins can play anywhere along the back four. Likes to bring the ball down and go forward with pace. read more

  • Martin Garratt (Midfield)

    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 campaign. A skilful left sided player he made an immediate impact and was a virtual ever present last season attracting the attention of a number of senior clubs and had a spell training with Leeds United but has been troubled by personal problems this season and was sacked by the club. Was released by Mansfield after trying to resurrect his career at Field Mill. read more

  • Christian Fox (Midfield)

    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 City's youth side that reached the fifth round of the FA Youth Cup last season. In August 1999 was named in the England under 18s' selection and development course - one of only three players from outside the Premiership clubs. Made his debut this season in Worthington Cup tie at Wigan and is in sparkling form. Signed a new 3 year contract at the end of the season. read more

  • Darren Edmondson (Defence)

    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 Cumbrians before Huddersfield splashed out £225,000 for his services in 1997. However, blighted by injury, he was never able to establish himself at the McAlpine Stadium. Favoured position is right wing back but can also play as an orthodox full-back, at centre-back or in midfield read more

  • Car torque is such a bore

    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. read more

  • Andrew Dawson (Defence/Midfield)

    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 substitute against Manchester City and immediately netted the winning goal. Went on to make a number of first team appearances last term and created a good impression. Rarely featured in the first team under Terry Dolan. read more

  • Barry Conlon (Forward)

    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 senior appearances at Maine Road and had a spell on loan with Plymouth Argyle before signing for Southend in September 1998 for £90,000. Second top scorer last term for the Shrimpers with seven goals. Finished the season as City's top scorer with 11 goals. read more

  • Lee Bullock (Midfield)

    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 senior debut in the FA Cup at Wrexham in 1998. Out for the rest of the season with an ankle injury. Signed a new 3 year contract at the end of the season. read more

  • School rings the changes

    The first School Report of this half-term by Janet Hewison comes from Archbishop of York's CE Junior School at Bishopthorpe, York read more

  • Young City miss out on title

    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. read more

  • Russell Howarth (Goalkeeper)

    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 experienced Bobby Mimms. Was second string to Mimms and now finds himself behind Fettis in the pecking order. read more

  • Farms seek £200m from court

    PIG FARMERS from across North and East Yorkshire descended on London today to demand a fairer deal from the Government. read more

  • Speaking up for hospice

    Two larger-than-life characters will join forces tonight to raise cash along with the laughs for our Hospice 2000 Appeal. read more

  • Big summer push for St Leonard's

    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. read more

  • It's time for young dancers to take to stage

    Two young ballet dancers will be taking to the stage tomorrow to help our Hospice 2000 Appeal. read more

  • Kieran Darlow

    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 club's youth programme at the age of 12. read more

  • James Turley (Forward)

    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 who helped the youth team reach the last 16 of the FA Youth Cup last term. This is his first season in the professional ranks and he made his debut in the 2-1 defeat at Exeter on September 18. Signed a new one year deal. read more

  • Marc Thompson (Defence/midfield)

    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. However, he has started every game since after making his debut in the 2-0 defeat at Plymouth, Dolan's first match in charge. Very versatile, his first three games have seen him play on the right and left of midfield and also at right-back. His favoured position is centre midfield. Offered a professional contract by Terry Dolan. Signed a two year deal at the end of the season. read more

  • Paul Talbot (Winger)

    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 the 2-0 defeat at Peterborough United in March. Told by Dolan his contract will not be renewed. read more

  • Bobby Mimms (Goalkeeper)

    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 Final appearance in 1986), Tottenham Hotspur, Blackburn Rovers and Preston North End. A local lad from Newton-upon-Ouse, he returned to his roots when he moved to City early last season. He started behind youngster Russell Howarth, but regained his place after a heavy defeat at Barnet and kept his place until the arrival of Terry Dolan as manager. Injured in Dolan's first game in charge, at Plymouth, he lost his place and since the arrival of Alan Fettis has now joined Mansfield read more

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