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  • Football gang launches website

    A GANG of "troublemakers" which attaches itself to York City Football Club has re-emerged - and a member has posted a site dedicated to the group on to the Internet. read more

  • So what's new?

    ALL this talk of a tabloid format being new to York's daily paper, the Evening Press. I recall the Press being a six-day tabloid in the 1940s and then making a big song and dance when it became full-sized. read more

  • War women's tribute

    CONGRATULATIONS on your excellent coverage of the campaign for a memorial to the women of the Second World War (February 27). read more

  • Hospital cash reply

    P WILSON asked whether money from the sale of hospital sites such as the City Hospital in York is ploughed back into NHS resources (Letters, February 9). The answer is yes. read more

  • Traffic choked city

    NO letter from Mike Usherwood for some time (March 2). I wondered if he had joined the board of Sustrans, the cycle-path promoters. read more

  • Why mend this road?

    THE crumbling road in Wilton Rise is to have a one-off repair done (February 14). The city council should concentrate on the footpaths and roads they are responsible for, in my area they are in a shocking condition. I have some sympathy for the residents of Wilton Rise and agree it is in a dangerous state, but this road has been unadopted for more than 50 years. read more

  • Lee's new deal

    YORK City boss Terry Dolan has confirmed midfielder Lee Bullock has signed a new two-year deal. read more

  • Football gang launches website

    A GANG of "troublemakers" which attaches itself to York City Football Club has re-emerged - and a member has posted a site dedicated to the group on to the Internet. read more

  • Final bow for music shop man

    A MUSIC shop director who has helped hundreds of people get to grips with the great composers is retiring after nearly 45 years. read more

  • Match ball takes pride of place in museum

    A REGIMENTAL museum in North Yorkshire has netted a unique piece of history to add to its exhibits. read more

  • Three times able for final duel

    YORK have clinched a place in the Yorkshire League finals for the third successive year after beating nearest rivals Hull 73-56 in Group B. read more

  • Bus fare madness

    WHEN the controversial Rawcliffe Bar Park and Ride site was in its infancy one argument put forward by local residents was that they would not be encouraged to use it. read more

  • Folly of charging drivers to use motorways

    THE furore about charging motorists for the use of motorways and other major roads fails to address a serious knock-on effect. read more

  • Fury over 'obscene' Arriva profits

    HUGE profits announced by transport giant Arriva today enraged commuters as train conductors prepared to stage more lightning strikes. read more

  • Major challenge

    AS the new chairman of the influential Country Land and Business Association (CLBA), the Hon Michael Willoughby recognises that he faces a major challenge with farming experiencing its biggest crisis for half a century. read more

  • Sweet record for beet crop

    BRITISH Sugar in York has ended its 75th "campaign" with a triumph. read more

  • For tenant farmers

    THE impact the Curry report will have on tenant farmers is to be discussed at a meeting next week in Malton. read more

  • Young Farmers

    RILLINGTON read more

  • Should York have an elected mayor?

    York voters have the right to petition the city council for a referendum on whether to have a directly elected mayor with executive powers like Rudolph Giuliani of New York and Ken Livingstone of London. Here are two informed views... for and against read more

  • Let the people of city decide

    TUCKED away in the Evening Press classified columns last week was a public notice from City of York Council's chief executive David Atkinson. It announced that if five per cent of the population, 7,250 people, signed a petition calling for York to elect a mayor, it would be enough to force a referendum on the issue. read more

  • Respect wanes

    IT is no surprise that York people are less willing to stage street parties to mark the Golden Jubilee than they were during the Coronation or Silver Jubilee. read more

  • Against all odds scenario has reinforced the bond between players

    EARLIER in the season, I wrote in this column about how the players had asked me to arrange for a nutritionist to come in and speak to them about their diets. read more

  • Gough surgery after knee injury

    Darren Gough was today having cartilage operation after damaging his right knee last week while bowling in England's final one-day international in the six-match series against New Zealand. read more

  • Jacks plays a key role

    York tennis youngster Linsey Jacks, 16, played a major part in Yorkshire winning the Under 18 LTA County Cup at Welwyn Garden City. read more

  • York comes fourth in county pay table

    YORKIES are wealthier than fellow Tykes from Doncaster, Barnsley and Hull - but further down the payscale than folk in Leeds. read more

  • Reminder over mayor referendum

    York voters have been reminded of their right to demand a referendum on whether the city should be led by a directly-elected, U.S-style executive mayor. read more

  • City disease zone no-go for rescue cats

    ANIMAL welfare workers have ruled a district of York a no-go zone for rescued cats, the Evening Press can reveal today. read more

  • Gough surgery after knee injury

    Darren Gough was today having cartilage operation after damaging his right knee last week while bowling in England's final one-day international in the six-match series against New Zealand. read more

  • Apathy over Golden Jubilee

    THE Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations in York may be a low-key affair. read more

  • Women's triple boost for Acorn

    YORK Acorn's thriving women's team have been boosted by the news three players are soon to receive representative honours, writes Peter Martini. read more

  • Problem travellers face York-wide roads ban

    A TRAVELLING family which has had 111 complaints against it could face a High Court injunction banning it from highways across the whole of York. read more

  • Lee's new deal

    YORK City boss Terry Dolan has confirmed midfielder Lee Bullock has signed a new two-year deal. read more

  • Market to reopen on March 15

    THE penultimate chapter from 'Tales of the Unexpected' is now being written and Malton has received the go-ahead to name its re-opening day for store cattle as Friday, March 15. read more

  • Queen Mother's First Love set to conquer

    First Love, owned by Her Majesty the Queen Mother, can add a Royal flavour to proceedings at Sandown tomorrow. read more

  • Apathy over Golden Jubilee

    THE Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations in York may be a low-key affair. read more

  • Centre alters leaflets after complaint

    A CHINESE medical centre in York has come under fire from the advertising regulator which branded its leaflets "misleading". read more

  • Groovy Dyson

    Malton and Norton's Simon Dyson went straight into the groove as he opened his assault on the Dubai Desert Classic by firing a one-under-par 71 at the Emirates course today. read more

  • Slinger York's leading performer

    YORK'S Tony Slinger came joint second in the major section of last weekend's Doncaster Congress with four points from five games. read more

  • Park and Ride suggested for hospital 'corridor'

    PLANS to bring in a new Park&Ride service for York District Hospital are to be investigated by City of York Council. read more

  • Nobby lends a hand

    FOOTBALL fans in York were treated to an appearance from ex-Manchester United and 1966 England World Cup winner Nobby Stiles at their annual dinner. read more

  • Crufts cairn-didates

    THESE two terriers are set to join the contest for the UK's perfect pooch when they head for the world-famous Crufts dog show. read more

  • Primed for action

    STILLINGTON Primary School are dressed for success - courtesy of their first-ever football strip. read more

  • Prop on carpet after tie turned

    UPTON forward Mark Welsh is to be reported to Yorkshire League officials following a clash with the referee during the controversial match against Selby Warriors. read more

  • Bread blow for Sir Bernard

    SIR Bernard Ingham, former press secretary to ex-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, has travelled all the way to York from his Surrey home to cure his migraine. read more

  • Amateur homour

    THE race is now on for the title of York's best amateur rugby league team. read more

  • Cash pressures in rail franchise fight

    RAIL firms bidding to win the TransPennine Express franchise have been warned they could face serious cash pressures when one of them is successful. read more

  • Train firm in tourism warning over strikes

    ARRIVA Northern Trains warned today that the next strike by its conductors will bite just as Yorkshire tourism is gearing up for the year's first Bank Holiday. read more

  • Image perks don't work

    HERE is a conundrum for our image-conscious time. What reads the same backwards as forwards, contains a passing reference to an old Vauxhall car and sounds like Latin but isn't? read more

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