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  • Up they pop

    MEET allSTARS - the latest perfectly polished pop act to come off the television music show production line. Hopes are high for the three girl, two boy act, managed by the same company as A1 and Steps, whose debut single Best Friends has just been released. read more

  • Going to the dogs

    THE generosity of customers of the Six Bells pub, Strensall, has helped to make life easier for deaf people. read more

  • Avenue suffers more trouble

    POLICE were called out to deal with two more incidents involving gangs of youths gathering in Etty Avenue, Tang Hall,York, last night. read more

  • Face the elements

    RICHARD FOSTER took his children to see how a former steel works has been transformed into a science theme park read more

  • First time lucky

    DAVID MARTIN feels like a regular after his first visit to Mamma Mia's in York read more

  • Save the seventies

    KAFTANS in a kaleidoscope of colours, swirly wallpaper prints that could bring on a migraine and Silver Jubilee memorabilia are all remnants of the 1970s which most of us would rather forget. read more

  • Watch the birdies

    George Wilkinson takes to the sea to meet some feathered friends read more

  • Fond farewell

    They brought us the fancy-dress wedding, the lucky conker and Ethel the Goldfish. And now Dave (minus his long hair) and Loraine Wiltshire, landlord and landlady of York's Walker's Bar on Micklegate, are going back to Grimsby to run The Angel, which is also the pub that the couple first met in. read more

  • Seven hurt in races crash

    Bus loses top deck after hitting bridge read more

  • Silver Service

    Waitress Jean awarded MBE in Queen's honours read more

  • Tycoon gallops to a thrilling knighthood

    LEADING the North Yorkshire awards in the Queen's Birthday Honours list, published today, is the county's newest knight, Sir Robert Ogden. read more

  • Mean thief targets life-saving medic

    AMBULANCE chiefs have hit out at a callous thief who stole cycling paramedic Mark Inman's jacket while he was saving a patient's life. read more

  • Golf ball collector jailed for cheating

    A GOLF ball gatherer - who earns a living trawling mis-hits from lakes, rivers and ponds at courses around Britain - was jailed for 18 months for cheating. read more

  • Neighbours stung into action by wasp swarm

    WHEN a cloud of wasps arrived in a York street, two householders geared up in "combat armour" to fight them off. read more

  • Wasps pay tribute to loyal servant

    York Wasps are again in mourning following the death of another club stalwart. read more

  • Mike is making his mark

    REJUVENATED Mike Hall picks up his first Evening Press/Guildford Construc-tion player of the year points this week. read more

  • Late drinking boost for city centre bar

    ANOTHER city centre theme pub has gained its place among the "select few" entitled to allow later night drinking at weekends. read more

  • The weigh ahead

    TEACHER Cheryl Whaley finally decided to fight the flab when she could no longer fit into her classroom chair. read more

  • Brother in appeal over hit-and-run

    THE brother of a 64-year-old Ryedale man left for dead at the side of a road after a hit-and-run accident today pleaded for help in bringing the driver to justice. read more

  • Judith joy at gong

    THE unstinting work for disabled sport done by dedicated volunteer Judith Russell, of Church Fenton, has been recognised with an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. read more

  • Future to be settled

    Crooks wants to stay at York read more

  • Wasps play for pride

    A POTENTIAL points avalanche should be enough to spur York Wasps onto a grandstand finish to the 2001 season, according to coach Lee Crooks. read more

  • Donna's US bid

    THREE-POINT expert Donna Smith is eyeing a basketball scholarship in America after shooting her way to national honours. read more

  • Yorkie and Wobby join screen party

    GEORDIE jokers Ant and Dec may be set to learn at first hand one of the rules of live television - never work with animals or children. Or mascots. read more

  • Promotion booster

    SCARBOROUGH'S chances of being promoted to the Football League next season have been boosted by the new promotion play-off system introduced by the Nationwide Conference. read more

  • Webster's world title hopes given major boost

    Steve Webster's World Sidecar title hopes were given a boost with the news that arch rival and championship leader Klaus Klaffenbock has been disqualified from the results of last Sunday's race at the Lausitzring, Germany. read more

  • Those expensives

    THE citizens of York are again indebted to the Evening Press for publishing a full list of the allowances paid to councillors over the last year (June 12). read more

  • Why I didn't vote

    I DECIDED not to apply to vote in the recent election. Naturally, having blatantly flouted the law, I expected to be hauled away to spend my twilight years in poky. I saw myself as the Nelson Mandela of Acomb and the focus of world-wide media attention. Even the threat of compulsory television could not intimidate me. read more

  • Hard on Hugh

    HAVING got the majority of our votes in the general election, Tony Blair is now letting pensioners down, especially here in York. Hugh Bayley worked hard for older people helping to set up York and District Pensioners' Association when he first became an MP. read more

  • Save the Frog

    PLEASE may I add my voice to the understandable objections to the proposed development of a McDonald's drive-in fast food outlet on the site of the Frog Hall public house. read more

  • A footbridge is the real answer

    IF ANY driver is left visibly shaken following a drive from Tadcaster to the Hopgrove roundabout, the solution lies in a refresher driving course (Letters, June 14). These can be obtained from an approved driving instructor or the local advanced driving organisation, the York Advanced Motorists. read more

  • Going down a storm at York

    ARGUABLY the greatest Olympian joined celebs who were out in force at York Races for the Batley Cash and Carry charity bash. read more

  • Sex abuse drove girl to brink of suicide

    A CHILD abuser who drove a young York girl to contemplate suicide was today starting four years in jail. read more

  • Let the revelry begin!

    MASKED revelry will come to York's Museum Gardens next month when a Venetian Carnival marks the end of the city's Early Music Festival. read more

  • Australia beckons for lucky Lloyd

    GARETH Lloyd will be enjoying a taste of rugby Down Under this summer. read more

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