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  • School masters

    YORK City Knights' new-look community development scheme is getting into full swing, with praise already emanating from the first school to benefit. read more

  • The day we broke the cup

    IT has remained a sworn secret for 23 years, but the Evening Press can reveal that the world famous rugby league Challenge Cup trophy would not be what it is today if it wasn't for some tinsmiths at York's Rowntree factory. read more

  • Scott to trot

    IN-FORM half-back Scott Rhodes is confident of completing a quick-fire double over former clubs and thus help York City Knights chase Challenge Cup eminence. read more

  • Kip KO hits Aussie star

    York City Knights will probably be without Aaron Wood for Sunday's big Powergen Challenge Cup clash at Sheffield after the Aussie centre suffered a bizarre injury in bed at home. read more

  • Groups step out to sign up for special week

    DOZENS of dance enthusiasts have signed up to take part in York's biggest dance extravaganza. read more

  • School is shut for big funeral

    ST PETER'S SCHOOL, in York, closed today for the funeral of a teacher who dedicated 25 years of his life to the school. read more

  • Veterans join parking battle

    WAR veterans in York claim new controversial car park charges will "demolish" their quality of life. read more

  • Supermart wedding pair make history in York

    A YORK couple were set to make history today - by being the first to wed in a supermarket. read more

  • Rock stars have Barbican fears

    TWO of York's biggest rock stars have raised doubts over the Barbican Centre's ability to continue hosting concerts following privatisation. read more

  • What a good plot

    GINA PARKINSON steps out of her own garden to visit a thriving allotment in the middle of York. read more

  • San Carlo, 98 Micklegate, York

    IT was a cold February lunchtime when we spotted the A-board advertising a lunch special at £4.75. read more

  • Colts zoom for the top

    Young guns Sean Davies and Lev Yalcin were once again in the points in the Evening Press Player of the Year standings after providing two flashes of light on an otherwise dull day at Boston United. read more

  • Bang go the drums

    MAKE of this what you will. As many fans will know, the Knights' travelling army has recently seen formed a 'choir' of singing supporters getting behind the team, and that choir has been accompanied in recent weeks by a drum played by fan Ian Hick. read more

  • Oh Danny boy, the prizes are calling

    A TYPING error denied little wizard Danny Brough a nine-out-of-ten mark in the Evening Press' stats box after last week's win at Dewsbury. read more

  • Market for a walk

    GEORGE WILKINSON sets out from Market Weighton for a stroll around the gentle slopes. read more

  • White-out

    York City's Division Three game at home to Scunthorpe United was snowed off leaving loan man Justin Walker kicking his heels in frustration. read more

  • Boss big Mac backs City switch for talented Jonjo

    Sunderland manager Mick McCarthy believes the Minstermen's latest loan signing Jonjo Dickman has all the makings of a star and has tipped him to do well in City colours. read more

  • On the Ball again

    EVEN in these days of pub decline, York can still offer some tremendous boozers. There are your Maltings and your Masons Arms, your Ackhornes and your Royal Oaks, your Swan, Minster and Last Drop Inns. read more

  • Cash and carried

    Another week, another City milestone as this week marks the one year anniversary of the incredible £50,000 weekend - and the acceptance of the bid by the Supporters' Trust to take over certain behind-the-scenes responsibilities. read more

  • Oh for a bite of hat-trick delight

    JAMES Hayter's amazing rapid-fire hat-trick for Bournemouth this week had the Evening Press sportsdesk staff scouring through the record books? read more

  • Richard seeks a higher level

    YORK Thai boxing ace Richard Cadden will this weekend fight at a higher weight category in a bid to further his domestic career. read more

  • Petition handed to chief

    YORK MP Hugh Bayley and council leisure chiefs met a senior Odeon official to deliver our campaign message. read more

  • Rowntree women win first national medals

    Nestl Rowntree Athletics Club Under-20 Women's team won the first medals the club have ever gained at the national cross country championships. read more

  • Benefits shocker

    I FIND it very hard to believe someone could claim benefits for 16 years without being investigated (February 19). read more

  • We loved our flicks

    CONSIDERING all the efforts being made to try to save the Odeon Cinema at York, it was strange to read Brian Page's comments "....but don't really like going to the cinema" (Property Press, February 19). read more

  • Greenbelt query

    WHY was the Derwenthorpe site allegedly taken out of the green belt for City of York Council and the Joseph Rowntree Trust? read more

  • Cash on delivery?

    NOW that the National Health Service is to limit women to only one cycle of free IVF treatment, if she has twins will she have to give one back? Or will they arrive cash on delivery? read more

  • What BNP doesn't say

    THE letter from the BNP press officer in response to your report on the Unite Against Fascism campaign (February 26) is a classic example of spin-doctoring. read more

  • Krumbs Tea Rooms, 3 Tanner Row, York

    Charlotte Percival visits a York caf where you can fill up without busting your budget. read more

  • Petition handed to chief

    YORK MP Hugh Bayley and council leisure chiefs met a senior Odeon official to deliver our campaign message. read more

  • Jamie Cullum, York Barbican Centre

    IT IS tempting to see young jazz pianist Jamie Cullum as the jazz answer to Robbie Williams; but whoever asked that question? read more

  • Take some pride

    IN response to your report 'Sticky problem for crime fighters', (February 24), yes, we do have a problem. The numbers of residents and tourists are increasing along with all the garbage they leave behind such as take-aways, vomit, waste, syringes etc. read more

  • Councillors won't lose out

    COUN D'Agorne (February 21) is correct in describing the free parking available to councillors as "a bit hypocritical" at a time when the council is introducing city-wide evening parking charges for others. read more

  • Wandering in the woodlands

    STEPHEN LEWIS welcomes a new guide to some of North Yorkshire's most wonderful woodlands. read more

  • Snow stops Hurricane

    TODAY'S snow falls stopped a whirlwind and a hurricane coming to York. read more

  • Driver escapes in crash with lorries

    A MOTORIST escaped unhurt when his car was involved in a collision with two lorries on the icy A19 in North Yorkshire today. read more

  • Scott to trot

    IN-FORM half-back Scott Rhodes is confident of completing a quick-fire double over former clubs and thus help York City Knights chase Challenge Cup eminence. read more

  • Kip KO hits Aussie star

    York City Knights will probably be without Aaron Wood for Saturday's big Powergen Challenge Cup clash at Sheffield after the Aussie centre suffered a bizarre injury in bed at home. read more

  • School is shut for big funeral

    ST PETER'S SCHOOL, in York, closed today for the funeral of a teacher who dedicated 25 years of his life to the school. read more

  • Baron in search for Ascot house

    HIGH society VIPs are searching for York property before they flock to the city for Royal Ascot. read more

  • White-out

    York City's Division Three game at home to Scunthorpe United was snowed off leaving loan man Justin Walker kicking his heels in frustration. read more

  • Gun law targets owners

    THOUSANDS of law-abiding airgun users in York and North and East Yorkshire could face jail under a tough new firearms law that gun enthusiasts claim has been introduced without warning. read more

  • Hooray Altay - 28/02/04

    Malton trainer Richard Fahey returns Altay to action - weather permitting - at Musselburgh tomorrow in the hope of seeing the gelding gain a sizeable launch pad to next month's Cheltenham Festival. read more

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