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  • Bogus vodka trader fined

    A SHOPKEEPER near Selby has been fined £5,000 with £2,600 costs after being convicted of selling counterfeit vodka. read more

  • Rail plan delays

    Five Year Plans were standard in the old Soviet Russia, not that they seemed to do much for Soviet citizens nor ultimately the communist regime. read more

  • Show time at Fulford

    SORRY to hear that R Sugden and party missed the Great Yorkshire Air Show because of transport difficulties (Letters, August 31). Maybe they could have made it to the Fulford Show instead, where we saw several flypasts of the Red Arrows while playing in the brass band there. read more

  • Go with the glow

    I WAS interested to read Chris Titley's account of the busking antics of the Yellow Man (Evening Press, August 29), particularly of his ability to sit motionless for periods of 40 minutes. read more

  • Pot charity place

    Places are still available in the Woodlands Charity Snooker Championship to be staged this Sunday in York. read more

  • Church's special welcome for new minister

    EXTRA chairs had to be brought on to the gallery at Holgate Methodist Church to accommodate the congregation when the York South Circuit held a special service to welcome a new minister. read more

  • Selby keep in contention

    DESPITE conceding six tries to two at Darlington, Selby were always in contention in the final game before the start of next week's Yorkshire One season. read more

  • Prize brings driver Ian a truckload of joy

    TRUCKING on to national success is Ian Shaw, who scooped a prize in lorry driving's biggest event. read more

  • York go West for victory

    YORK RUFC, anxious to get their season off to a good start after last season's relegation nightmare, opened with a 28-25 club victory at West Leeds. read more

  • Red Kites are flying high

    A RARE bird of prey that was once extinct from most of the UK is thriving once again in Yorkshire. read more

  • Home start for Pickering

    PICKERING Town play their first home game of the season tonight when they entertain Glasshoughton Welfare in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division (7.30pm). read more

  • Inquest opens on A169 victim

    AN INQUEST into the death of a young woman in a Ryedale car accident has been opened and adjourned. read more

  • Ray guns to crown

    RAY McInally produced the perfect solution to win the York John Smith's Men's League Individual title. read more

  • Can you believe it?

    I AM writing to inform readers of the perils of recycling their tin cans at Foss Islands Depot. read more

  • Shame of charity to let 'gem' Barbara go at 60

    I was so sorry to read that Barbara Sharp is finishing as home manager at the York Cats Protection Shelter because she is 60 ('Cat lover out in the cold after ten years', Evening Press, September 1). read more

  • Minster daubs prove stubborn

    STAFF at York Minster today admitted they are finding it "difficult" to remove the graffiti daubed on the building last month. read more

  • Tykes pushed to brink

    Former Yorkshire all-rounder Gareth Batty has pushed his native county to the brink of relegation to Division Two of the Norwich Union League. read more

  • Railtrack in threat to quit HQ

    HUNDREDS of York jobs are under threat as Railtrack considers moving its regional headquarters away from the city, the Evening Press can reveal today. read more

  • PR firm finds that size isn't everything

    SIZE isn't everything, as York-based Simon Mountford Communications is proving. read more

  • All points north

    Christa Ackroyd was a Calendar girl before she decided to Look North. MAXINE GORDON meets the new face of BBC local news. read more

  • One more week to get your entry in

    JUST one week to go before deadline, so hurry and stake your claim to the title of Evening Press Business of the Year. read more

  • Firm moves into York and wins big contract

    AN e-commerce firm has set up a new home in York - and simultaneously announced a massive order for its business management software from a major US brokerage. read more

  • Bosses warned over pensions

    TIME is running out for too many employers in North and East Yorkshire who think they can leave organising a stakeholder pension scheme for their employees to the last minute. They risk being stung by huge fines. read more

  • Offices going up fast for rail job

    PORTAKABIN of York is building offices which will accommodate 900 people in less than six months flat. read more

  • Failures soar by 137 pc

    BUSINESS failures in Yorkshire soared by 137 per cent last month, reversing the downward trend of the previous three months, according to the latest statistics published by professional services firm Deloitte & Touche. read more

  • Akroyd quits Yorkshire seat

    Philip Akroyd, one of the longest serving members on Yorkshire's general committee, has resigned his seat as a West District representative as tensions continue to surface over cuts to the playing staff. read more

  • Y we're proud to be Yorkshire

    STEPHEN LEWIS looks at what's in a number plate read more

  • Much-loved figure behind One Voice

    A MUCH-LOVED Benedictine monk who was one of the key figures behind the successful ten-day One Voice ecumenical mission to the York area in 1992 has died. read more

  • Major delays due to work on A64

    MOTORISTS in York can expect major delays when work starts on £4.1 million safety improvements on the A64 at Top Lane, Copmanthorpe. read more

  • Stepping into the firing line

    OLYMPIC clay pigeon shooting silver medallist Ian Peel is hoping his appearance at Rufforth, near York, will trigger major interest in the sport. read more

  • Landlord's fury at races parking

    A PUB licensee says motorists travelling to York Races are trying to "blag" parking permits from residents in order to leave their car without paying. read more

  • Raider's vicious attack on trader

    A SHOP owner told today how she was punched repeatedly in the face by a teenage raider after she refused to hand over money from her till. read more

  • Railtrack HQ is vital to York

    YORK is a proud railway city with deep connections to the industry. The East Coast Mainline doesn't just run through York - it runs through the heart of York. read more

  • A drastic diet

    KATE Winslet seemed to have the most buoyant of marriages but now it has sunk like the Titanic itself. Her short marriage to North Yorkshire man James Threapleton is over by mutual consent. read more

  • Bushell to tackle Scarboro'

    FORMER York City midfield dynamo Steve Bushell is poised for a return to north Yorkshire. read more

  • Defender Stamp back on City duty

    YORK City defender Neville Stamp is being lined-up for a return to action tomorrow night as the Minstermen's injury woes take a turn for the better. read more

  • Capital mission

    YORK Wasps today beefed up their capital bid to take over ailing Super League club London Broncos and bring the pinnacle of the game back to York. read more

  • City extend Proctor deal

    YORK City were today boosted by the capture of Sunderland striker Michael Proctor on a new loan deal. read more

  • Childhood was good grounding

    AS the sighted child of blind parents Gareth Owens has always regarded the task of translating complexities into simple language as his birthright. read more

  • Capital mission

    YORK Wasps today beefed up their capital bid to take over ailing Super League club London Broncos and bring the pinnacle of the game back to York. read more

  • City extend Proctor deal

    YORK City were today boosted by the capture of Sunderland striker Michael Proctor on a new loan deal. read more

  • Burns victim found in York street

    A MAJOR police investigation has been launched after a woman was found slumped in a chair in a York street, suffering from what police described as serious burns. read more

  • Flood victims celebrate homecoming with street party

    THESE residents at Barlby turned out in force to celebrate their homecoming after last November's floods. read more

  • Eight's simply great to Sutton

    THE final matches in division eight of the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League resolved the final promotion and relegation issues with Sutton on Derwent taking the title on games difference from Civil Service after they defeated Cawood 78-30. read more

  • Hot-stuff York beat Heaton

    York Tennis Club had one of their best results for years when they defeated Heaton, who included county players Richard Oades and Gary Henderson, 8-1 in a Yorkshire League division one match at Bradford. read more

  • Tragedy is caught on camera

    A NORTH YORKSHIRE traffic camera recorded the last movements of a driver who fell from the top of his car transporter and later died, an inquest was told. read more

  • Saturday's right fervour

    THE 12th IT Sports Ladies doubles tournament starts with players battling for the Ian Tooms Trophy at eight different centres around the York area on Saturday. read more

  • Hoax letters 'stir up racial division'

    HOAX letters informing people that they have been chosen to house an Asian family of five may have been in circulation in North Yorkshire for more than two years. read more

  • Courting sparks

    YORK Tennis Club are set to launch the biggest junior programme initiative in the club's history later this month at Clifton Park. read more

  • All change in college's expansion

    NEW buildings, more students and yet another name change are all on the cards as the College of Ripon and York St John prepares for the next academic year. read more

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