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  • 'Tremendous response' to show at Pickering

    A SHOW taking place in Ryedale to make up for cancelled agricultural events this summer is gearing up to be the biggest in the region's farming calendar, claim organisers. read more

  • Buy into a star garden

    Now here's an unusual deal; fork out somewhere in the region of £96,500 on this York town house and you get your very own TV star thrown in for free. OK, so the star in question has only ever appeared on Channel 4, but at least it wasn't Channel 5 or (gulp) BBC Choice. And if the truth be known, the star isn't a person as such, it's a garden. read more

  • Pace ace set to quit county

    Yorkshire left-arm fast bowler Paul Hutchison is all set to quit his native county at the end of the season. read more

  • Ways to escape the credit trap

    IT'S one of the growing problems of our times: the thousands and thousands of people trapped by spiralling debts they have no real hope of ever repaying. read more

  • Be prepared for your big day

    The summer months bring with them the busiest time of year for churches and other venues licensed to hold wedding ceremonies. read more

  • What makes Des keep on running?

    CHARLES HUTCHINSON profiles Des O'Connor, one of Britain's most enduring troupers. read more

  • A64 safety plans to go on show

    DETAILS of the new junction and safety improvements on the A64 at Top Lane, Copmanthorpe, will be on display at a public exhibition at the Women's Institute Hall in the village tomorrow and on Saturday. read more

  • Kerr sex charge finding 'unfair'

    LAWYERS for a North Yorkshire consultant psychiatrist, who was placed on the sex offenders' register despite being found unfit to stand trial on rape and indecent assault charges, claimed in the Court of Appeal that he was the victim of an "oppressive" procedure. read more

  • Slurry spillage farmer 'treated like criminal'

    A FARMER claims he was treated like a "common criminal" after slurry spilled on to flood defences on his land. read more

  • YUGC event at FPGC

    ONE of the top events in the York Union of Golf Clubs' calendar will swing into play at Forest Park Golf Club on Sunday. read more

  • Anger as work starts at roundabout again

    RESIDENTS of a York suburb say they have had enough after roadworks began near their homes for the third time this year. read more

  • Heather top on Hebrides

    YORK Acorn runner Heather McIntosh took the high road to Scottish glory in a race on the Outer Hebrides. read more

  • 'Wake up' call sent from York to Bush

    US PRESIDENT George Bush got a wake-up call on behalf of York's youth as city councillors urged him to support the Kyoto Treaty. read more

  • If I were a carpenter

    I ATTENDED the big book sale at St. Martin-cum-Gregory Church in Micklegate, York, in aid of Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum. read more

  • Give us bus info

    CITY of York Council is being invited to bid for the Rural Bus Challenge 2001 (July 21). They will be asked to show innovation in the provision of bus services. Forget innovation, how about some common sense? read more

  • Government shows interest

    GOVERNMENT moves to consider awarding interest on late payments to farmers for livestock slaughtered because of the foot and mouth crisis have been welcomed by the Country Land and Business Association (CLA). read more

  • Low residues in farm products

    LESS than half a per cent of all the meat, fish, eggs and dairy products tested in 2000 had any detectable residue of veterinary medicines, the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) announced in its annual report. read more

  • GM crops set for East Yorkshire

    GENETICALLY modified crops will be planted in East Yorkshire as part of the Government's next round of trials. read more

  • Hunt raises £6,250

    A FUND set up to help farmers in the north of England suffering as a result of the foot and mouth crisis has been given a big boost as a result of an auction of promises organisers by members of the Middleton Hunt. read more

  • 'Clinic' on paths

    A LEGAL 'clinic' is being organised for local members of the Country Land and Business Association who may have questions or concerns about rights of way. Barrister Dr Karen Jones, who is senior legal advisor for the CLA, will be at the regional office in Easingwold on August 28. Members who want advice at this session are asked to make an appointment by calling (01347) 823803. read more

  • Livestock Online

    LIVESTOCK farmers who would normally be showing stock at agricultural shows are reminded that they can 'show' their top stock on line. read more

  • Chariots of fire

    STUNT riders thrilled the crowds at an open day at York's Imphal Barracks. read more

  • Turned out nice again!

    HERE comes the sun is the message from York Castle Museum as the city prepares for a scorching weekend. Temperatures are expected to reach 26C (79F) on Saturday and 28C (82F) on Sunday. read more

  • Pits celebrate £20m windfall

    SELBY pit bosses were celebrating today after the complex won its second Government pay-out of more than £20 million in less than six months. read more

  • MP seeks action on bed-blocking

    NEARLY 130 hospital beds are being blocked across York Health Trust, the Evening Press has learned. read more

  • Penny black Tykes

    A suicidal batting collapse by Yorkshire shattered their dreams of a Lord's final as unfancied Warwickshire beat them by four wickets at Headingley yesterday to go through to the Cheltenham and Gloucester Trophy semi-finals. read more

  • Climate change threatens the 'lonely shores'

    In response to the historic deal rescuing the Kyoto Protocol I should like to quote a few lines from Lord Byron: read more

  • 'Lucky' cat bones at Capt Cook dig

    LUCKY cat bones, the base of a very large wine bottle, and scraps of leather - all dating back to the 18th century - have been found in excavations at the historic Captain Cook Memorial Museum at Whitby. read more

  • Sam hit by cash flow

    THE international sports career of a York teenager is under pressure because of cost. read more

  • Community anger at telephone mast plans

    HOUSEHOLDERS have launched a major protest against plans for a huge phone mast in a York community. read more

  • Milner's boundary blitz

    ANdrew Milner blitzed his way to another high score as Burythorpe reached 190 for 9 against Hemingbrough in the first division of the Horwath Pulleyn Heselton York Vale League. read more

  • Huntington nap hand

    HAVE-A-GO Huntington are in buoyant mood after dispatching Heworth with ease for their fifth successive win in division four. read more

  • Cracker Drax

    Division two's top two teams Drax and Fulfordgate clashed with Drax posting a resounding win. read more

  • Sparkling Sadiq show

    Stillingfleet are third in division three but what a fight struggling Askham Bryan - led by 16-year-old Nadeem Sadiq - put up before losing by just seven runs. read more

  • Malton motor mania success

    Amidst all the doom and gloom, a man called Smith dreamt up an idea to bring temporary relief and a lot of pleasure into Ryedale's capital town. read more

  • Masts require greater thought

    EARLIER this week, the Electoral Commission reported that "the single most important issue arising from the 2001 General Election is the need to address, urgently and radically, the decline in public participation". read more

  • What an excuse

    IT is hard to decide whether to feel shocked or smug. Home Office figures reveal prosecutions for drunkenness have increased by a fifth in ten years. Yet ministers are keen to blame that rise on tourists. read more

  • Win a family voucher to see York City

    The Evening Press has teamed up with Harrogate Town to offer a family of four free entry to York City's pre-season friendly at Wetherby Road on Wednesday, August 1, kick-off 7.30pm. read more

  • Tommo ready for action

    Forgotten man Marc Thompson admits he can't wait for the new season to kick into gear - if only to wipe away the bitter memory of the last campaign. read more

  • Taffrail to take the loot at Ascot

    Taffrail, an impressive winner at Beverley ten days ago, is napped to follow-up on television at Ascot tomorrow. read more

  • Greg takes the biscuit

    IT'S hardly the weightiest story on the agenda but the banning of the BBC biscuits has fought its way to the top of this column's teeming agenda. And, crumbs, if you want something else, you'll have to read the bit at the bottom about Jeffrey Archer. read more

  • Farmer's dismay as virus strikes sheep

    A NORTH Yorkshire farmer today told of his family's despair as foot and mouth claimed his flock of sheep. read more

  • Wardens plan to combat crime

    Wardens employed to assist police officers could be adopted in an effort to beat crime in York, councillors have been told. read more

  • Short back at Scarborough

    CHRIS Short is returning to Scarborough - the club who launched his Football League career. read more

  • Prestigious award

    A FORMER student at Bootham School, York, has been presented with a prestigious award at one of the world's top business schools. read more

  • Pickering roll to title

    PICKERING trio Nigel Watson, Paul Humphries and Tom Nairn beat 27 other teams to win the Malton Bowling Club Annual Triples Competition at East Mount. read more

  • Accused man tells court he was 'tossed like rag doll'

    A FORMER heroin user has told a jury he was "tossed like a rag doll" by a man who had taken the drug. read more

  • It's KO for Kerr

    FIONA Kerr's hopes of retaining her women's singles title in the City of York Open Bowls Tournament ended at the quarter-final stage. read more

  • County final showdown at Middlesbro's Riverside

    YORK City will have another exciting pre-season fixture to look forward to following Middlesbrough's 3-0 win at Scarborough in the North Riding FA Senior Cup semi-final last night. read more

  • Opera star backs county charity

    International bass baritone singing star Willard White has announced he is to be the patron of a North Yorkshire charity which provides support for special needs children. read more

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