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  • Surge of Trust power to the thousandth

    THE York City Supporters' Trust has surpassed a remarkable milestone - with help from the Evening Press. read more

  • Tried and tested...

    As assignments go, it was a tough one, writes Maxine Gordon, Evening Press lifestyle editor. Reader Anya Shaw had bid at a charity auction to do my job for one day, so when the opportunity arose to review some of the treatments at the Alquimia spa, I decided to throw her in at the deep end. We met at 10am for a morning of serious investigative journalism. Anya, 33, of York, who is 36 weeks pregnant with her second child, was going to try out a facial, manicure and blow dry and I was bound for a stress-busting back treatment. Here are our reports... read more

  • Battle looms over election system

    THE row is hotting up over moves to have Yorkshire County Cricket Club's committee of 12 elected on a first-past-the-post basis instead of the present district representation. read more

  • You couldn't make it up

    I WAS absolutely furious to read of the fines doled out to the so-called five 'metric martyrs' last week. read more

  • My life without dear Spike...

    MY sense of humour is in mourning. Dear Spike is - no more. My much beloved late father and I shared Spike's off-beat humour and years of happy "sitting round the radio together" in the 50s has just flashed through my sentimental mind. read more

  • Help find attackers

    I urge anyone who has an idea who attacked the Number 1 Metro bus on Saturday evening, in Danebury Drive, to come forward. read more

  • We're not to blame

    IT'S only right to inform James Stewart (February 11) that neither the UK nor USA governments have a great deal to worry about when people go lynching effigies or burning flags. But if Mr Stewart had been on this planet on September 11, he would have seen that terrorists slaughtered thousands of innocent people irrespective of their race or creed. read more

  • A prayer answered

    MY most grateful thanks to the young gentleman who so kindly stopped to change the wheel of our car on the A64 on February 4. read more

  • Troubled by trains

    Regarding the continuous farce with Arriva trains, one has to ask the conductors why are they in that job as opposed to being a driver. Is it because the conductor job takes a lot less training and is less stressful? If this is the case, how can they expect the same level of money? read more

  • World's gone mad

    FOR goodness sake, has political correctness gone mad? It is punishment and deterrent that will get us back to the normality and morality we all want to live in. Everyday people want real justice or else it is goodbye to Britain. Do-gooders and judges are really destroying our culture. read more

  • After my slip...

    ON January 11, I had an accident at Fenwicks (my own fault). I thank the woman who applied first aid, the staff of Fenwicks, the paramedics and the nurses and the district hospital. read more

  • Two big whoppers

    THE two greatest lies of the past 100 years are: I have no further territorial ambitions in Europe (Adolf Hitler) and York City Council is not anti-car. read more

  • World Cup wallop

    YORK City boss Terry Dolan has hit out at the decision to end the season on April 20 for the World Cup. read more

  • Pamper zone

    Beauty medicine is the pioneering philosophy behind a new spa which has sprung up in York, reports MAXINE GORDON read more

  • Fox out to get off to a Bangor

    CITY midfielder Christian Fox endured another weekend of inactivity and frustration despite the loan deal which has seen him join Larne in Northern Ireland. read more

  • Ban-tastic

    EVERY cloud has a silver lining and Tuesday night's postponement of the Carlisle clash provided a double boost for the Minstermen. read more

  • Pat's bit of Golden fun

    PAT's back behind bars! Well, the bar of The Golden Slipper in Goodramgate, York, actually. This bit of feline fun is Pat Cuttill's way of sharing her happy returns with you, dear reader. read more

  • Continuity is not enough for Wasps

    EVERY cloud has a silver lining, or so they say. read more

  • The man with two clubs

    IT was interesting to see that Nathan Pincher was back with York Wasps last weekend - or at least he was according to the Hunslet Hawks programme. read more

  • Young Wasp on the mark for Scots

    IT was good to see Wasps wannabe Callum Irving do well at the student regional championships held at York University. read more

  • Duo close the gap on player of year top man

    STAND-OFF Jonny Liddell and skipper Peter Edwards both moved to within one point of leader Mark Cain at the top of the Guildford Construc-tion/Evening Press player-of-the-year rankings this week. read more

  • Masked gunman hunted

    ARMED police scoured a district of York after a masked gunman burst into a shop and robbed a frightened assistant. read more

  • Vertical limit

    PAUL KIRKWOOD takes the high road to Hambleton Street and enjoys some stunning views across the moors read more

  • Star turn

    Claire Petulengro, new astrologer to the Evening Press, tells MAXINE GORDON that she was born with stars in her eyes read more

  • All white now

    GEORGE WILKINSON is back on his feet and makes the most of a late-winter snowfall read more

  • Mick's flight path to award success

    As the Evening Press launches its 2002 appeal to raise £45,000 for a new ambulance, Health Reporter EMMA HARRISON finds out about one the award-winning St John Ambulance volunteers read more

  • Harlequin Coffee & Tea House, 2 King's Square, York

    WE didn't spot the critique on the wall until we left the caf. Was it really October 1997 since we were last here? This is a brightly-decorated venue with tables set well apart. read more

  • Travel-weary notion

    IT WAS interesting to read this week former York City manager Alan Little's calls for a radical shake-up of lower league football. read more

  • Flower power

    GINA PARKINSON checks out how her spring garden is growing read more

  • Flats scheme for school site gets go-ahead

    CONTROVERSIAL plans to build 24 flats on a former school site in York have been given the go-ahead, despite major opposition. read more

  • Jamboree tomorrow for Gemma

    AN EXCITING, once-in-a-lifetime trip to Thailand is in store later this year for York Brownie leader Gemma Dove. read more

  • Dyson under par again

    NORTH Yorkshire golfer Simon Dyson remained in mid-table at the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpar after carding a third-round 70. read more

  • Store helping to cane bullying

    AN ANTI-bullying campaign being run across York is being supported by a city supermarket and York MP Hugh Bayley. read more

  • Teams set for Pocklington 7s

    THE Pocklington Sevens are on the horizon once again. read more

  • Porkers trot out for bacon stakes

    MECHANICAL racing pigs are to raise funds for a York sports club this weekend. read more

  • Dale down in the Polls

    NESTL Rowntree fixture secretary Dale Pollard is unlikely to find too many players at the club willing to buy him a drink as they watch the international today. read more

  • Wasps' Ram raid

    YORK Wasps coach Leo Epifania has issued a rallying call to his players ahead of tomorrow's trip to Dewsbury Rams. read more

  • Murder probe after stabbing

    A MURDER investigation has been launched after the death of a 16-year-old boy in Bridlington. read more

  • Surge of Trust power to the thousandth

    THE York City Supporters' Trust has surpassed a remarkable milestone - with help from the Evening Press. read more

  • Lifeguard beat up elderly couple in row over dogs

    A PENSIONER who used his walking stick to stop a pit-bull terrier attacking his spaniel was punched by the owner's boyfriend, a court heard. read more

  • World Cup wallop

    YORK City boss Terry Dolan has hit out at the decision to end the season on April 20 for the World Cup. read more

  • Talk of the tun

    EVER wondered what a tun was? No, neither had Bar Talk, but we've found out anyway in the course of exhaustive research. A tun, we can reveal, is a the largest size of beer cask, holding a whopping 216 gallons of the brown stuff. read more

  • Three die in road accidents

    THREE people from North Yorkshire have been killed in separate road accidents. read more

  • Head's school places pledge

    THE headteacher of a York school has moved to reassure parents concerned about the future of their children's education. read more

  • Battle looms over election system

    THE row is hotting up over moves to have Yorkshire County Cricket Club's committee of 12 elected on a first-past-the-post basis instead of the present district representation. read more

  • Sue lifts lid on toilet role

    HAVING to clean a toilet with a toothbrush sounds like a punishment, but for Sue Simpson, pictured, it's just part of her job. read more

  • Ambulance services link

    TWO neighbouring ambulance services that have been working closely together have agreed to officially join forces. read more

  • Wasps' Ram raid

    YORK Wasps coach Leo Epifania has issued a rallying call to his players ahead of tomorrow's trip to Dewsbury Rams. read more

  • Rooms with a view at £2m project

    A PIONEERING flats development, "made in York" to help solve local housing problems, has been open to view for the first time. read more

  • Bus service blow

    A COMMUNITY bus service has been withdrawn from a York street because "school run" traffic blocked its way. read more

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