PUBLIC access to York's maze of snickets and back alleys has come a step closer to being cut back under a radical new council clampdown on crime.
TOUGH new rules could be introduced to end the abuse of the "right to buy" council houses in property hotspots.
supporters of York City Football Club look likely to fight the battle for the club's long-term survival on two fronts.
YORK City boss Chris Brass is hoping to combat the threat of Leeds United's forwards with a touch of 'va va voom'.
HOUSE price growth in Yorkshire is at its slowest rate since March 1989, according to the latest survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) published today.
HUNDREDS of youngsters are being told to "get lost" in an enormous maize maze created in the shape of a spider's web in York.
KEEPING York's historic streets in perfect condition involved council chiefs in taking some unusual steps.
NORTH of England champion golfers from Pocklington School are the fourth best in the country.
THE ARCHITECTURAL magnificence of York Minster is being celebrated in a new book.
IT HAS been a long, hard road, but villagers near Selby are finally celebrating the opening of their new £130,000 playground.
A TOUGH council crackdown is looming for York area landowners who block public rights of way.
A "WHEELIE" exciting launch will be taking place this week in North Yorkshire.
THIS is the damage left by yobs who targeted the home of a York single parent.
THIS is the dramatic result of a two-vehicle accident in Copmanthorpe, York, today.
POLICE recovered hundreds of pounds worth of garden furniture, including ornaments, benches and barbecues during a raid at a York home.
THE Saturday open at Woodlands was reduced to a four-hour afternoon evening contest with amazing results.
TRIPS to watch live football in local pubs could be in jeopardy, according to a North Yorkshire MP.
NEW Earswick All Blacks ARL Club will play in the senior division of the Yorkshire League this season after it was confirmed that their third place last term was good enough for promotion.
HEADSTONES damaged by vandals in a North Yorkshire market town may not be restored, civic leaders have warned.
Wigginton racing cyclist Phil Brighton (Askham Bryan College/Ceejay Graphics) had a disappointing result in his final race before Friday's European Championships.
YORK detectives today continued to appeal for witnesses to an incident that left a man fighting for his life.
Nestl Rowntree Athletics Club's youngsters preserved their Young Athletes League Northern Premier Division status in fine style.
A HAND-held kit which can test for toxic chemicals has been invented by a microbiologist at the University of York.
The Midgley Cup final between Heworth and Crayke at Stillington Cricket Club has been rearranged for Monday, July 28, starting at 6.15pm, with 20 overs per side.
Firefighters tackled a blaze at Cooplands Bakery in Scarborough today.
YOBS who burned a Selby man's allotment shed to the ground were today branded "sick" by allotment holders.
STREET cleaners in York have received National Vocational Qualifications for polishing up their working skills.
A YORK woman had her purse stolen after she was tricked into letting a young woman into her house.
ABOUT 200 hundred pupils took part in a vigil at a York school following the start of the war.
The war in Iraq has triggered an unprecedented wave of protest in York. Political Reporter Richard Edwards observed local demonstrators as they said: "Not in our name"
AN IRAQI living in North Yorkshire was desperately trying to contact his family in Baghdad after Friday night's intense bombardment of the capital.
ANTI-war protesters daubed red paint on York's Mansion House and other council buildings to symbolise the blood of those being bombed in Iraq.
THIRTEEN people were arrested during the biggest protest seen at a North Yorkshire "spy base" in 20 years.
HUMAN shield Antoinette McCormick told today of the daily terror of life in Baghdad. The 38-year-old York woman, speaking exclusively to the Evening Press, revealed she has now fulfilled her original aim of becoming a shield to avert Allied bombing of…
THE mother of a North Yorkshire soldier out in the Gulf told today of the "absolute hell" her family has been going through since the war started.
HUMAN shield Antoinette McCormick, speaking from war-torn Baghdad today, said the message to her from ordinary Iraqis had been: "We hate Bush, but we love Americans."
A GULF War veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress syndrome is urging people to rally behind our troops by sending them messages of support through the Evening Press.
CROP a load of that. Farmer Tom Pearcy has done it again.
IT was arguably Margaret Thatcher's most astute political policy. With the exception of the Falklands War victory, nothing won her more votes than the "right to buy" scheme.
Student protesters today claimed police officers were heavy-handed with them as they were arrested during anti-war demonstrations in York city centre.
Police were called to a York school after hundreds of students protesting against war with Iraq spilled out onto a city street.
WOULD-BE human shield Antoinette McCormick has reached Baghdad - just hours before the conflict began.
ORGANISERS are confident 2003 will prove to be one of the county's best show years when Ryedale Show takes centre stage next week.
CASH raised from a North Yorkshire open garden will be travelling very far to help those in need.
The City of York Council's food and safety unit has won a top award in recognition of its hard work to combat fraudsters who cheat consumers of spirits like vodka and whisky.
BUDDING Harry Potters can take part in a young wizards' summer school as part of activities on offer over the school holidays.
Harewood House, the stately home near Leeds, is preparing to host the CLA Game Fair.
THE 178th (Summer) Exhibition of the York Art Society at the Guildhall, York, was closing today.
A SELBY dancer who has dreams of performing in the West End has won a prestigious competition.
SELBY area motorists are being warned about the temporary closure of the Doncaster Road level crossing, near the town centre.