THE fiasco over the status of play areas in Selby (September 30) has arisen because for years Selby District Council failed in its legal duty to provide them.
AT one stage yesterday, there were a few fears that Gateshead Thunder were about to repeat last season's shock victory over York City Knights.
IT was a case of many happy returns for York City Knights at Rams Stadium yesterday.
IT was scrappy and messy but ultimately triumphant as York City Knights progressed to the last 16 of the Challenge Cup.
RICHARD Agar yesterday passed his latest big test as York City Knights coach and in doing so saw his charges set a new club record of five straight wins.
COACH Richard Agar had said last week that he hoped York City Knights would have a "trick up their sleeve" yesterday.
WAS it a case of after the Lord Mayor's Show or before the Lord Mayor's Show?
YORK City head to Morecambe for Tuesday night's televised Nationwide Conference clash on a high after Saturday's crowd-pleasing 3-1 defeat of Stevenage Borough.
Britain's first National Police Memorial Service was held yesterday at St Paul's Cathedral in London. In the congregation were the parents of Glenn Goodman, the Special Constable shot dead by an IRA gunman near Tadcaster in 1992. They told Mike Laycock…
THE contrasting fortunes of York's top two amateur clubs was clear as York Acorn hammered Heworth 48-4 at Elmpark Way.
THE final hooter at Huntington Stadium yesterday would normally have been greeted with cheers and an anticipation of what the fourth round of the Challenge Cup would bring.
YORK City Knights might have opened their season with a defeat, but the result alone doesn't tell half the story.
DO you receive or have you claimed Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or Attendance Allowance? How easy to complete were the 20 plus page forms? Are you happy with the outcome of your claim?
I AGREE with D Edge's letter (September 29). I presume that by "scooters" he means the 4-wheeled mobility buggies, sales of which have boomed in the last couple of years.
MAY I add my support to those campaigning for the lights over the Nidd Skewkirk Bridge (September 23).
A POSTWOMAN in Greater Manchester was dismissed last month for not wearing a cycle helmet.
I AM disgusted and angry at the gutter-type comments made about Huntington by the Osbaldwick Parish Council and the other residents' associations fighting the development of Derwenthorpe.
I WRITE in regard to the letter by Sandra Howland, "The pain of false allegations" (September 30). I find it quite disturbing that a woman could write this with regard to rape charges. Yes there are lots of rape and sexual assault charges which are hard…
DENTISTS have seen the sales and profit opportunities enjoyed by opticians, linking the captive market of basic national health needs to a strong demand for improving personal appearance at any cost, and it was only a matter of time before they equated…
North Yorkshire apprentice jockey Danny Tudhope, who has enjoyed an excellent season, gets the chance to shine again at Catterick tomorrow.
IF ever a friendly augurs well for a forthcoming season, then this might have been it.
"WELCOME to the world of Seafood, the unluckiest indie-rock band in the world."
The Ivy Restaurant within the impressive Grange Hotel in York has been awarded two AA Rosettes for culinary excellence for the seventh consecutive year.
YORK RI got back to winning ways with a 17-11 Yorkshire Three victory over Stocksbridge at New Lane.
SELBY RUFC produced a dynamic late surge to crush Wheatley Hills 41-19 in their Yorkshire One encounter at Sandhill Lane.
YORK RUFC maintained their leadership of Powergen Northumberland and Durham One by beating Ponteland 42-7 at Clifton Park.
MALTON & Norton RUFC moved into top position in North East Two after beating battling Horden 28-16.
HARROGATE RUFC lost their way in the second half for the third game in a row to slide to a 29-28 defeat and crash out of the Powergen Cup at the hands of Bradford & Bingley in injury time.
BISHOP Wilton may be a village of only 500 souls, but they're a lively bunch.
LESS a comedy club bill, more a mini football team, the Other Side galloped into October with a line-up ideally suited to the squad rotation system.
WHO says sport and politics don't mix? Steve Galloway could be the man to prove the statement wrong. After all, York's council leader is as staunch a supporter of Darlington Football Club as he is of night-time parking charges.
Monday, October 4, 2004
KEVIN Bowling was the hero of Pocklington RUFC's 20-19 Yorkshire Two victory over Castleford with all the Percy Road side's points.
SCARBOROUGH marked their 125th anniversary with their first win in six games.
A York surveyor who broke free to start his own business has landed a contract to project manage a new £6.6 million B&Q superstore in Derby.
HOW encouraging to hear North Yorkshire's top police officer speaking up for the modern youth.
MULTI-million pound plans to build a sports complex on the outskirts of York now appear to have been saved.
AN Andrew Pond hat-trick helped Kartiers see off the challenge of Copmanthorpe as they won 3-1 in Reserve 'A' with John Langley replying for Cop.
IN Reserve D an Andy Innes hat-trick, complemented with a goal from Carl Turpin to gave Heworth a 4-1 lead against visitors Huby. But three late goals from the visitors meant that the points were shared.
POPPLETON announced their intention to bounce straight back into Reserve 'B' with an emphatic 7-1 home win over Wilberfoss in Reserve 'C'.
BISHOPTHORPE'S first Reserve 'B' league game of the season saw them overcome a a young Barmby Moor side 5-2.
DRINGHOUSES stretched their unbeaten run in the Leeper Hare York and District League premier division to six games after their 1-0 win over Bishopthorpe.
HARROGATE Town's overnight stay in Barrow paid off with a comfortable passage to the third qualifying round of the FA Cup.
RED-HOT York City Knights roared into next Sunday's LHF Healthplan National League Two Grand Final yesterday in record-breaking fashion.
GREETINGS from America to Amy Evans and Jo Starkey from Bob, Mary, Katie and Alice who live in Idaho.
WE love you City, we do, sang the David Longhurst Stand after York demolished Stevenage 3-1 on Saturday.
THE Eastern Airways British Sidecar Championship will go to the last round at Mallory Park in a fortnight after Easingwold's Team Castrol Suzuki ace Steve Webster was forced out whilst leading the second leg at Knockhill yesterday.
PLANS for a York social club to move to a smaller, neighbouring home look set to pave the way for the sale of another city working men's club.
NORTH Yorkshire's top police officer has called on the public to give kids a break.
BUILDING work has begun on an £11 million flagship centre to improve the way science is taught in British schools, which will be based at the University of York.