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  • Hall of fame

    Mike Laycock viewed some national treasures at a stately home near York - while his kids played in an adventure playground outside read more

  • We saw a Queen Anne Drawing Room

    We saw a Queen Anne Drawing Room, a Chippendale Library, a Georgian bedroom and a Palladian Hall and staircase, but there was no chance of us ever climbing the stairs or sitting in one of the finely-crafted chairs. read more

  • Show time

    Hidden away in East Yorkshire is an attractive garden which has become a gallery, as JOHN WHEATCROFT discovers. read more

  • Onfoot patrol

    Reflexology is as old as acupuncture, but is it more than a foot massage? MAXINE GORDON finds out read more

  • Fighting the flu

    As a flu epidemic grips the nation, MAXINE GORDON asks the experts what we can do to beat the bug read more

  • Peak of fitness

    Five years ago this month I was standing on the edge of the Tibetan plateau after a week's hard trekking through the foothills of the Nepal Himalayas. I'd humped an 11kg backpack up steep donkey paths, past the snow line and through the Annapurna mountain range, earning the worst blisters of my life and some of the best memories. read more

  • Taking the needles

    With Chinese New Year almost upon us, STEPHEN LEWIS checks out the ancient Chinese healing art of acupuncture read more

  • Alternative medicine

    Andy Field is a doctor with a distinctive remedy for an ailing health service. Stephen Lewis met him read more

  • Making a new man out of one of the lads

    New man could have the last laugh in the health stakes after all, reports STEPHEN LEWIS read more

  • Why I quit

    It's No Smoking Day today (March 8). Former 40-a-day girl MAXINE GORDON reveals how she stubbed out the habit for good read more

  • Hide and seek

    PETER Ward is doing an excellent job of selling his home town. "Pock is unique. It's got a catchment area of its own. People just pop into Pock. There's everything you need in Pock." read more

  • Wallow in history on the banks of the Wear

    Mike Laycock visits the Land of the Prince Bishops read more

  • Just beachy

    Mike Laycock visited a great Yorkshire seaside resort that never was. read more

  • Where to banish stress

    Dan Rutstein got three trips for the price of one when he visited Malham read more

  • Flair to ceiling...style!

    Mike Laycock visited Rievaulx Terrace for some of the best views in North Yorkshire - and the finest Italian ceiling paintings read more

  • Camping it up

    A North Yorkshire modern history theme museum has been winning tourism awards for years. Dan Rutstein visited Eden Camp to see what all the fuss is about read more

  • Visiting time

    Today, many attractions are reopening for the start of the tourist season. CHRIS TITLEY visited one as it prepared to meet the public read more

  • Past times

    Mike Laycock stepped back in time when he visited an open air museum in County Durham read more

  • Waxing lyrical

    Mike Laycock and family met up with some heroes on a visit to London. read more

  • Lost world

    Mike Laycock travelled to the Wolds to visit one of Britain's best-known deserted medieval villages. read more

  • Terror time

    IT'S six minutes of excitement mixed with pure fear. Valhalla, a log fume ride with a difference, opened this week at the popular theme park attraction in Blackpool. I took my friend to test out whether it lived up to the hype - and I can now say it's a ride I'll never forget. read more

  • Slide Show

    IT'S not the first place that springs to mind for a day-out from York. It is hardly a tourist hot-spot. But I spent a very pleasant few hours in Selby with my daughter last weekend: firstly at the Abbey Leisure Centre and then at the town's abbey, before a quick wander round the shops. read more

  • Getting the massage across

    If your idea of massage is something soothing and gentle, think again. JULIAN COLE tries out a remedial massage - which is altogether different read more

  • Eat your way to good health

    STEPHEN LEWIS finds we are only as healthy as the food we eat... read more

  • Take me back

    STEPHEN LEWIS journeys reluctantly back to a former life in search of relaxation read more

  • City look at Irish trialist defender

    A STRONG York City shadow squad take on Harrogate Railway Athletic tonight (kick-off 7pm) with the Minstermen's ranks swollen by the addition of another trialist. read more

  • Neville ready to face critics

    MANCHESTER United's Phil Neville could make his first appearance since his Euro 2000 penalty gaffe against either York City or Scarborough, writes Dave Stanford. read more

  • McNiven on the mark again for City

    DECISION day approaches for York City trialists David McNiven and Phil Hadland after the Minstermen continued their run of pre-season victories with a 2-1 win over non-league Newcastle Town. read more

  • Countdown for Jordan

    CRESTFALLEN playmaker Scott Jordan admits time is running out if he is to repeat his goalscoring heroics against Manchester United. read more

  • We would have been sunk without Fiona

    I WISH to express an immense debt of gratitude to Fiona Evans, who has pioneered and driven the Yearsley Action Group and also worked so successfully with the Barbican Action Group to 'Save Our Swim'. read more

  • No harm to others

    AS parents of an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) sufferer, we were very interested in the article in the Evening Press (July 24). We would, however, like to clarify a point which may have given the wrong impression of these unfortunate sufferers. read more

  • Open up this space

    I WAS greatly encouraged by your report on the York Civic Trust's stance concerning the latest Coppergate riverside development plan (July 20). read more

  • York greets the Queen

    YORK gave the Queen and Prince Philip a rapturous welcome today on their first visit to the city in 12 years. read more

  • Micklegate pun...

    WHAT a headline: "Queen Does Micklegate Run". Does this mean that the Micklegate Run is now "by appointment"? read more

  • Line 'em up

    Continuing his series of cycle rides, Paul Kirkwood saddles up for a ride to Riccall, following the old railway line. read more

  • Cycling Holidays: Dutch courage

    Cycling novice LISA COOK braves a short break with a difference - a trip to Amsterdam by bike read more

  • Creepy in the crypt

    Brian Beadle stops off in Lastingham to visit a spooky church read more

  • Steady as she goes

    The fear of falling can very real for fragile elderly people living alone. read more

  • Matters of the heart

    York District Hospital consultant Dr Roger Boyle is the Government's new 'Heart Tsar'. He talked to Evening Press reporter DAVID WILES about the challenges that lie ahead read more

  • Switch off that Air supply

    Switch off that Air supply read more

  • Fifty-plus and fighting fit

    It's never too late to take up a simple exercise regime, finds STEPHEN LEWIS - and it could help you stay healthy, happy and independent into your old age read more

  • The kids are all right

    Thursday is now children's day at the Healing Clinic in York's Fulford Cross. Stephen Lewis spoke to two local mums about how complementary medicine helped their children. read more

  • Musical massage

    Anyone with half an ear knows that music has a hotline direct to our emotions. It can be soothing, uplifting, inspiring or relaxing. It can also - just think of the sounds coming from bands like Joy Division and The Smiths - leave you feeling so blue you're almost suicidal. read more

  • Dad's the word at feed time

    Dads are being encouraged to support their partners in breastfeeding in a new campaign from a leading childbirth charity. read more

  • The joys of being a forties mum

    As Cherie Blair becomes a mum again at 45, MAXINE GORDON speaks to three York women about their experiences of having children in their 40s. read more

  • Try rugged route

    BRIAN BEADLE tackles a beautiful, yet demanding bridleway read more

  • Mourning clouds

    THE aftermath has been sad, disturbing and strange. The death of a child is terrible and the murder of a golden eight-year-old girl is heinous beyond imagination. So it is that Sarah Payne's short life and brutal death have seeped into what you might call the nation's soul. read more

  • What killjoys

    BO, the moving statue, is a popular landmark on York's footstreets. Children squeal with delight when this seemingly immobile sculpture comes to life at the drop of a coin. read more

  • Picture yourself here

    ANDREW HITCHON call in to the most-visited museum outside London - the National Museum of Photography, Film, and Television in Bradford read more

  • Small wonders

    Mike Laycock discovered the history of music - in miniature - when he visited a foggy Robin Hood's Bay read more

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