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  • We salute you, Ma'am

    A RESOUNDING 41-gun salute was taking place in York today as a mark of respect to the Queen Mother, as people throughout the city and region paid tribute to "the backbone of the Royal Family". read more

  • Bikers saddle up for special delivery

    BIG-hearted bikers have brought some Easter cheer to young residents of a York care home. read more

  • Harrogate make Orrell fight to the end

    BIG-SPENDING promotion favourites Orrell, like league leaders Plymouth Albion before them, were given a fright before leaving Claro Road with a 29-21 victory. read more

  • Grime in the city - council quizzed on survey concerns

    QUESTIONS are to be posed tomorrow about how clean York's streets really are. read more

  • Disabled man fears he will lose his car

    A DISABLED York man claims he will be made housebound and jobless if his specially-adapted car is taken from him. read more

  • Girls on the flight path

    AN EXCITING new exhibition that has been in preparation for months is now open to visitors in York. read more

  • Walk this way to new Whitby attraction

    THE first visitors began flocking to the East Coast's new multi-million pound visitor centre following its opening by the Archbishop of York, Dr David Hope.. read more

  • Coach Epifania calls it quits in England

    YORK Wasps coach Leo Epifania is set to return home to Australia on Wednesday - despite receiving new offers of work in England. read more

  • Royal picture recalled

    THIS week we remember the Queen Mother's first visit to York. Readers will recall how we published a photograph of the Duke and Duchess of York, as the future King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were then, and asked for your help in identifying it last Monday. read more

  • City pair going under the knife

    LEE Bullock and Mike Basham will both go under the surgeon's knife this month as manager Terry Dolan casts one eye to next season. read more

  • Yalcin on duty

    YORK City trainee Levent Yalcin is set to add to his international experience this week after linking up with the Turkish Under-18 squad again. read more

  • What a waste

    EVERYONE with a telephone has recently been issued with a new Yellow Pages Directory, a massive tome weighing in at 1.7kg or nearly 4lbs. read more

  • Support for shops

    MR Lewis's strange letter about the lack of retail units proposed for the Tenneco site (March 23) deserves a response. Mr Lewis will have a copy of the planning brief for the site which is out for public consultation at the moment and residents' opinions will help shape the final layout of the site. read more

  • Action for animals

    RSPCA Week takes place between April 29 and May 5. We have ten Animal Action Club memberships - worth £6 each - to give away. read more

  • Council tax rise is one of lowest in country

    I AM writing in reply to the three letters about council tax in the Evening Press on Friday, March 22. N Ashcroft points out that the charge from the Police Authority has gone up by 41 per cent. This is in addition to the 6.8 per cent rise in York but while the money is collected by the council and handed over to the police, it is the Police Authority that sets its level of charge not the city council. read more

  • End of special relationship

    TODAY we are coming to terms with a world without the Queen Mother. Few of us have known life without this remarkable public figure: from the moment Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon became engaged to Albert, second son of King George V, she has been one of the world's most famous women. read more

  • Macclesfield 2, York City 1

    No matter how unlikely relegation remains for York City, until the trapdoor is firmly bolted shut it will continue to linger and cast its dark shadow. read more

  • Kicking tactics pay off for impressive RI

    YORK RI were in impressive form as they beat Ilkley 16-8 in their Yorkshire League division two encounter at New Lane. read more

  • Easter sun brings out the crowds for York

    THE Easter weekend was declared a bumper success for tourism as sunny weather saw holidaymakers flocking to York and East Coast resorts. read more

  • City pair going under the knife

    LEE Bullock and Mike Basham will both go under the surgeon's knife this month as manager Terry Dolan casts one eye to next season. read more

  • Silent tribute

    THE Archbishop of York paid tribute to the Queen Mother's "zest for life" and "love of people" during a poignant Easter service at York Minster. read more

  • Coach Epifania calls it quits in England

    YORK Wasps coach Leo Epifania is set to return home to Australia on Wednesday - despite receiving new offers of work in England. read more

  • Wasps duo for Batley

    YORK Wasps fans' favourites Steve Hill and Jamie Benn have been snapped up by Batley, with the former making his debut for the Bulldogs on Friday. Both players had stayed with the Wasps in the hope the club might be saved but were forced to move on following the collapse of the proposed take-over last week, which saw the Wasps pull out of the National League Cup and provisionally resign from the Rugby Football League. read more

  • Police swoop on Minster after threats made to Archbishop

    ARMED police officers surrounded York Minster during a traditional Easter service following a threat to the Archbishop of York, Dr David Hope. read more

  • York fencer's world target

    Harriet Lamborn, from Angram, near York, flies out to Turkey tomorrow to fence as a member of the British pee team in the World Championships which take place at the coastal resort of Antalya during the following week. read more

  • York supporters salute 'Big John'

    MEMBERS of the York branch of the Leeds United Supporters' Club shook off their team's defeat by Manchester United to hail old hero John Charles on Saturday night. read more

  • Criminal probe into 60-vehicle collision

    POLICE have said they are treating a 60-vehicle pile-up on the A1 as a criminal investigation due to the "serious driving offences" committed. read more

  • Leaders maintain advantage

    Harrogate Town went into today's home visit of Spennymoor heartened by keeping their distance over their nearest UniBond League first division title challengers. read more

  • Dringhouses put an end to Pock dreams of double

    DRINGHOUSES gained revenge for their recent Leeper Hare York and District League defeat against Pocklington by beating them 2-1 in the League Senior Cup semi-final. read more

  • Forgetful family leave son behind

    A NORTH Yorkshire family returning from an Easter trip left a service station and drove for 30 minutes along a motorway before they realised they had left their child behind. read more

  • It's all Whyte on the night

    CLIVE Whyte (Heworth) cruised into the final of the York Conservative Clubs' Scruton Cup Individual Snooker KO with a 2-0 success against Brian Coulson (Bootham). read more

  • World at Davison's feet

    THE chance to win a world title is only one match away for Pickering snooker professional Paul Davison. read more

  • Heworth's final flourish

    SLICK Heworth rounded off their National Conference League second division season in style with a 36-4 home win over Dewsbury Moor. read more

  • Two die in car horror

    TWO people died after the car in which they were travelling went out of control on a North Yorkshire road, police said today. read more

  • Malton let crucial promotion point slip

    MALTON and Norton missed a good chance to strengthen their promotion bid when they were held 13-13 by Leeds Corinthians at The Gannock. read more

  • Wasps duo for Batley

    YORK Wasps fans' favourites Steve Hill and Jamie Benn have been snapped up by Batley, with the former making his debut for the Bulldogs on Friday. Both players had stayed with the Wasps in the hope the club might be saved but were forced to move on following the collapse of the proposed take-over last week, which saw the Wasps pull out of the National League Cup and provisionally resign from the Rugby Football League. read more

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