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  • Fallon to lead Stoute charge - 04/07/03

    Islington, who twice played a starring role at York last year, can dominate centre-stage in tomorrow's showpiece event, the £350,000 Coral-Eclipse Stakes at Sandown. read more

  • Changes after waiting lists scandal

    TWO of the three directors suspended after allegations of deliberate misreporting of waiting list figures will not return to work at the Scarborough NHS Trust. read more

  • £700,000 windfall for care at home services

    HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds is set to be pumped into improving home-based care services for York's older residents. read more

  • Warning about fake tenners

    YORK police have warned residents to beware of counterfeit £10 notes after a series of reports of two men trying to pass on fake notes in the city. read more

  • Orphan Annie is looking for new home

    RESCUED orphan Annie is just one of many kittens hoping to find a new home at an open day to be run by York Cats Protection. read more

  • Museum scheme blow for astrologer

    ASTROLOGER Jonathan Cainer and paranormalist Uri Geller have suffered a setback in their plans to open a museum in York. read more

  • Police plea after assault on 'vulnerable' man

    British Transport Police have appealed for witnesses after a deaf and mute man was assaulted at York Railway Station. read more

  • Veteran air gunners share war memories

    VETERAN air gunners from all over the country held their annual reunion in York. read more

  • Phones repair unit goes Active

    FONE Logistics, which last week saved 54 jobs by buying out the field engineering and repairs division of Convergent Communication, the doomed telecoms group, in Pocklington, will trade in the town under the new name Active Technology. read more

  • Andy strides to victory

    York Acorn's Andy Hilton took advantage of the absence of series leader Campbell Brooks (Knavesmire) to win the fourth race in the Sweatshop York and District Road Race League. read more

  • Was Wimbledon wet and disappointing?

    As Wimbledon 2003 draws to a dramatic close this weekend, three subjects are being discussed in the capital: read more

  • Roddick, Grosjean favourites for Wimbledon final

    The injury-ravaged, big-serving Australian, Mark Philippoussis plays Sebastien Grosjean, who vanquished Tim Henman yesterday, in the first of the men's semi-final at Wimbledon today. read more

  • Stiff test facing York

    HAVING consolidated their position at the top of the Yorkshire ECB Premier League with a convincing win over Rotherham last week, York face a much sterner task when they entertain Castleford on Saturday. read more

  • Sanjay stars

    Acomb CC enjoyed an overwhelming victory in a Myers and Burnell Cup quarter final at Clifton Park. read more

  • Rewards aplenty as comp returns

    THE five Embassy/NFA National Championships will prove more lucrative than ever this year for the top two points performers in each team, plus the section winners from the Ladies' and Veterans' events. read more

  • Great Scott effort is in vain

    SCOTT Dowsett hit a splendid 17-darter in York Unique-Phoenix League division one. read more

  • Waving flag for festival

    SIX hundred years of English music were being celebrated today as the York Early Music Festival was launched in the city. read more

  • Store in video sale 'sting' fined £500

    CHAIN-STORE Peacocks has been fined after Trading Standards officers caught a former manager of the Selby store selling 18-certificate videos to a 13-year-old girl. read more

  • Don't fall for the big con

    KNOW your customer. It is the mantra of every salesman. And this same lesson has been learned by the con artists who fleece money from a nave public. read more

  • Oh, Tim...

    THE grass can grow again on Henman Hill, unsquashed by patriotic bottoms. Traders, after a quick Wimbledon buck, have quietly swapped Union flag hats for pricey strawberry punnets. Centre court will no longer echo to the raucous scream, "Come on, Tim!" read more

  • In celebration of the art of yards

    IN Our Own Backyards brings the backyard to the forefront tomorrow. read more

  • Drive without prejudice

    KIA has a very small problem - its three letters long, a few inches high and very often its set in a small, red, oval disc. It's the KIA logo. read more

  • Previewing the Previa

    COSMETIC surgery has not been needed to give Toyota's Previa a fresh new appearance. Just a few gentle styling changes have been made to re-groom the versatile MPV. read more

  • Focus Zooms In

    FORD's all-new Focus C-MAX could well change customer expectations of what a family car can be when it is launched later this year. read more

  • Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (12A, 107 minutes)

    THE stunts are bigger, the clothes skimpier, the plot twice as daft, and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle is even more of an Angel delight in the crime-busting, bust-thrusting company of Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu and Drew Barrymore. read more

  • Trust running out for Tony

    FEW, if any, Parliamentary occasions are more enjoyable than a visit from the hunt lobby. Unlike the serious protesters - peace, democracy, etc - they are very colourful. A ray of all-singing, all-cheering sunshine. And damn polite, too. read more

  • Stiff test facing York

    HAVING consolidated their position at the top of the Yorkshire ECB Premier League with a convincing win over Rotherham last week, York face a much sterner task when they entertain Castleford on Saturday. read more

  • Parking fees unchanged

    CAR park charges have been almost completely frozen in Ripon, Knaresborough, Harrogate and Pateley Bridge. read more

  • York hails Roman history

    THE eerie tale of a York man who encountered a ghost troop of soldiers in a cellar will be retold at the city's first Roman festival. read more

  • Brownies pack in the songs

    PATIENTS at St Leonard's Hospice in York were entertained with campfire songs when one of the city's Brownie packs paid them a visit. read more

  • Ian is in focus

    A YORK photographer has received a major accolade from experts within his profession. read more

  • Flight fantastic

    SIR Richard Branson may ditch his signature hot air balloon for a flight of a different kind at a tribute to the founder of aviation this weekend. read more

  • York's bendy-bus fleet to expand

    TRANSPORT bosses are to increase York's bendy-bus fleet by a third in a bid to ensure easy access to Park&Ride over the summer school holidays. read more

  • Trouble at the Minster

    The Evening Press has received numerous calls, letters and emails over the past fortnight, in the wake of the furore over now-abandoned plans to close the Minster library and also the introduction of admission charges to the cathedral. read more

  • Young Ryan goes for golden double

    SELBY'S newly crowned Junior Sports Person 2003 is hoping to bring back a gold medal to the district when he competes in the national championship next week. read more

  • Dixon praises fan-tastic following

    YORK City Knights chairman Roger Dixon has joined the queue of people lauding the support received by the club in their first season. read more

  • Introducing the Italian mystery

    RIDING Lights continue their summer studies of hypocrisy with the second show of the season, the comic mysteries of Dario Fo's Mistero Buffo, at Friargate Theatre, York, next week. read more

  • Dixon praises fan-tastic following

    YORK City Knights chairman Roger Dixon has joined the queue of people lauding the support received by the club in their first season. read more

  • Parents of truants face jail

    EDUCATION chiefs in York and North Yorkshire will be told to introduce a scheme to cut truancy by threatening parents with jail by the end of this year. read more

  • Minister's money pledge to schools

    MORE money will be made available for struggling schools next year, a Government minister told the Evening Press today. read more

  • Will police officers retire at 70 as well?

    W ELLIOTT of Hartlepool states that we need to pay more tax to get a better police service (July 2). read more

  • Equal rights for all

    IT is good that homosexual couples will now have equal rights with married couples. read more

  • Cross over crossing

    IT is only since the council installed the raised zebra crossing outside Canon Lee School that water escaping from the beck has caused regular problems on Water Lane ("Downpour brings flooding to streets", July 1). read more

  • Stamp of approval

    CONGRATULATIONS to the villagers of Stillington who worked together to save their post office (June 30). read more

  • Folk diva June Tabor lined up for Swan special

    SEPTEMBER sees the Black Swan Folk Club launching a further season of formal concerts at the National Centre for Early Music on Walmgate in York. read more

  • Endgunn top Bak 2 Skool bill

    BAK 2 Skool returns on Sunday with Reloaded, the second gig to be put together by York College Music & Media. read more

  • Birthday blues

    THE Deep Blues Club may have moved home three times in five years in York, and the blues may be the EastEnders of music, but you will not find a happier club. read more

  • Final five plug in their guitars

    INTO the grand final of the Fibbers/ Evening Press Battle of the Bands charge The Xenith Sound, High Sound, Soberskin, The Hair and Fado Rock next Wednesday in York. read more

  • It's all perfectly viol

    BRITAIN'S foremost celebration of early music, York Early Music Festival, is celebrating 600 years of the musical traditions of England and York from today until July 13. read more

  • Snack attack has fat chance

    Our favourite snacks are at risk of being slimmed down so we do the same. CHRIS TITLEY reports on the expanding problem of obesity. read more

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