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  • Drive-through burger plan is hard to swallow

    A DRIVE-THROUGH McDonald's actually in York (Evening Press, April 19) - and virtually no distance from the city walls? You have to be joking. read more

  • The village that grew and grew

    SOME corners of North Yorkshire resemble the land that time forgot. Not so Acomb. Still a sleepy farming village at the beginning of the 1900s, it is now a sprawling, bustling suburb of York. With a busy shopping centre and a population of 25,000, it is more like a small town than the rural backwater it was. read more

  • Disease causing fall in rural crime - PC

    CRIME in rural areas could be dropping because of the foot and mouth epidemic, according to a senior Ryedale police officer. read more

  • Key issues hit fever pitch

    Promotion and relegation issues are still in the melting pot after the latest round of games in the Leeper Hare York and District League lower divisions. read more

  • Bridge closure angers Wheldrake businesses

    ANGRY residents today hit out after learning that a vital bridge to their village is to close this week for six weeks. read more

  • In-form Pikes in seven heaven

    PICKERING Town emphasised their title aspirations in the Northern Counties East League division one by hammering lowly Winterton Rangers 7-0. read more

  • 'Stop the secrecy' appeal to leaders

    DEMANDS to stop City of York Council's leaders making decisions in private will be made tomorrow. read more

  • Not so bonza so it's off to Monza for Webster

    IT was a long way to go and watch the rain come down, but that's all sidecar world champions Steve Webster and Paul Woodhead did this weekend. read more

  • York veterans remember 'forgotten war'

    VETERANS of the "forgotten" war in Korea marked the 50th anniversary of one of its bloodiest battles in York this weekend. read more

  • Scarborough pay for their generous trend

    SCARBOROUGH'S share-all tendency has cost their Conference campaign too much claimed player-manager Neil Thompson as he surveyed the 1-1 draw at Hereford United. read more

  • Ask the experts: Disgusted by his porn habit

    Q My husband is addicted to pornography. I have recently found all the evidence on our computer. He's received pictures of naked women by email and "talks" to them in chat rooms. He subscribes to porn sites and I've also found hard-core magazines hidden in the bedroom. I've tried to talk to him about this but he refuses to tell me why he does it but tells me that he will stop. I now feel dirty when we make love and feel I can no longer trust him. I'm angry and can't take much more, what can I do? read more

  • Ask the experts: Trust is shattered

    Q I've been married for six years and thought we had a good relationship. read more

  • Leave well alone

    A PEDESTRIAN/CYCLE route is proposed for Knavesmire. The land upturned for this project forms part of the most attractive entrance into our city. The proposed track would pass by the foot of Tyburn Steps, should we not treat this monument with respect? It marks the spot where so many people have died through the ages, very often unfairly. read more

  • Hope takes lead

    DR David Hope, "our own churchly figure-head" as Julian Cole sneeringly refers to him, stands head and shoulders above most of his ecclesiastical contemporaries and many senior politicians (April 5). read more

  • Double trouble

    TYPICAL - no muddled letters for months then two come trundling along in succession (April 6). read more

  • Sing And Dance can be a hit for Weymes

    John Weymes can get off the mark for the season at Musselburgh with an aptly-named runner. read more

  • Massive rise in county police recruits

    THE number of police recruits in North Yorkshire has soared by 578 per cent -- the second largest rise in the country. read more

  • Milburn urged to order inquiry on Kerr

    HEALTH Secretary Alan Milburn was urged today to order a full public inquiry into issues raised by the case of disgraced psychiatrist William Kerr. read more

  • Grieving family's burglary anguish

    THE devastated family of a York teenager who died after being hit by a car on the city's outer ring road have had a precious memento of him stolen from their home. read more

  • Woman beaten in park horror

    A WOMAN was today recovering at home after being viciously beaten as walked through a York park. read more

  • Drawn free

    THE promise of safety is so agonisingly close for York City you can almost smell it. read more

  • Tragedy as twin dies 8 days after birth

    A MUM has spoken of her heartbreak following the death of one of her new-born twins who clung on to life for eight days. read more

  • 'Boro sweep to title triumph

    With One Yorkshire Two league game still to play, Scarborough gained promotion into Yorkshire One next season following their emphatic 52-0 home victory over Northallerton. read more

  • Lee happy to stay at the Crescent

    SHARPSHOOTER Lee Nogan has indicated he is willing to extend his Bootham Crescent stay beyond the end of the season, writes Dave Stanford. read more

  • Thwarted ramblers roam the city trails

    WITH foot and mouth disease keeping the ramblers from the countryside, one determined bunch of walkers headed to the city for their exercise. read more

  • Waiving the white flag

    I'M trying hard to be a Surrendered Wife. Like many other women who have heard all about this lifestyle - renowned for instilling harmony into your marriage - I thought I would give it a go. read more

  • Tykes triumph

    Yorkshire avenged their defeat of the previous day by gaining a comfortable victory by 76 runs over Derbyshire in the one-day friendly match at Derby yesterday. read more

  • Crooks chasing star Benn

    FORMER York favourite Jamie Benn is the top name on Wasps coach Lee Crooks' wanted list. read more

  • Auster fired up for return

    RETURNING Wasp Shaun Austerfield goes straight back into York's team for Sunday's visit of Workington Town after rejecting a move to Doncaster Dragons. read more

  • Manihera wrecks Wasps challenge

    THREE tries in the space of five minutes just before half-time broke York's hearts and set Workington Town on the road to an 11-try romp to firmly outline their play-off credentials. read more

  • Fighting crime is the priority

    TODAY'S announcement of a boost in police recruitment comes as no surprise. The Government revealed back in December that its £7 million Could You? campaign was working. Television adverts featuring celebrity endorsements of the police prompted more than 400 people to express an interest in a police career in North Yorkshire alone. read more

  • What a triumph

    THEY did it! Malton and Norton RUFC took the Tetley's Bitter Vase in some style at Twickenham on Saturday. The celebrations started at the final whistle and are still continuing. read more

  • City edge closer to safety

    YORK City need just two more points to be safe from relegation after sharing six goals and the spoils with promoted Cardiff City at Bootham Crescent. read more

  • Guest books, then Swans off to China

    A RYEDALE hotel has received its best excuse ever from a customer who failed to turn up after making a booking. read more

  • City edge closer to safety

    YORK City need just two more points to be safe from relegation after sharing six goals and the spoils with promoted Cardiff City at Bootham Crescent. read more

  • St George spearheads regional drive

    CAMPAIGNERS for a Yorkshire regional government today urged the Government to use St George's Day to celebrate the re-birth of the "real England". read more

  • Manihera wrecks Wasps challenge

    THREE tries in the space of five minutes just before half-time broke York's hearts and set Workington Town on the road to an 11-try romp to firmly outline their play-off credentials. read more

  • Thieves drive club's £5,000 through wall of hut

    A NORTH Yorkshire sports club is facing closure, after thieves stole its £5,000 grass mower by driving it through the side of a hut. read more

  • Crooks chasing star Benn

    FORMER York favourite Jamie Benn is the top name on Wasps coach Lee Crooks' wanted list. read more

  • Majestic Malton

    CUP kings Malton and Norton set Twickenham alight with a six-try spectacular to demolish Hoylake. read more

  • Round-the-clock bedside broadcasts

    ANYTIME of day or night you can catch the radio from your hospital bed, as a dedicated channel begins 24-hour broadcasting. read more

  • Malton heroes eyeing treble

    CONQUERING heroes Malton and Norton were coming back down to earth today after making their own little piece of Twickenham history. read more

  • Drawn free

    THE promise of safety is so agonisingly close for York City you can almost smell it. read more

  • Jobs hope in business park development

    DEVELOPERS plan to build an impressive hotel and leisure complex at the entrance to a business park which is expected to bring hundreds of jobs to an East Yorkshire market town. read more

  • Lee happy to stay at the Crescent

    SHARPSHOOTER Lee Nogan has indicated he is willing to extend his Bootham Crescent stay beyond the end of the season, writes Dave Stanford. read more

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