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  • It's the annual invasion

    JUST as it was by the Romans, Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings, York is soon to be invaded again... by this year's influx of students. read more

  • York has had its 'Portillo moment'

    CONSERVATIVE Party candidate for York Clive Booth must have been out of circulation for the past decade or so because I've got news for him ("Tories bank on Portillo moment," October 11). It's very poignant that he should mention Don Miguel Portillo because York has already had a Portillo moment. read more

  • What's in store for city centre?

    THANKS to City of York Council's far-sighted decision to commission a "top-level study", we learn that "York Needs New Shops" (October 14). read more

  • Not wanted

    THE retail report was commissioned by City of York Council, the owners of the site. read more

  • More green space

    WHY does York need new shops near Clifford's Tower? There are plenty of empty premises to vacate. Joe Public doesn't need a top-level study to understand this. read more

  • Protect our hall

    CONGRATULATIONS on your double-page article about buildings that deserve preservation (October 6). It was particularly timely given the current climate of officially-condoned vandalism when a chairman uses his casting vote, traditionally reserved for maintaining the status quo, to force through a case which has not been made. read more

  • Only alternative

    IAN Drury wrongly suggested that Michael Howard stated that the Conservatives could not win the City of York seat at the next General Election (October 8). read more

  • Who's paying?

    I ASSUME PR Willey does not care about the level of tax he pays (Letters, October 11). read more

  • Hand on heart

    OF course PR Willey is right when he infers that Tony Blair misused his position by jumping the queue for his heart operation. read more

  • Pension solution

    AN interesting and timely feature by Stephen Lewis on the pensions crisis, and good to hear the views of Age Concern and the Older Peoples Assembly (October 12). read more

  • Moor the merrier

    DO I detect a river bus service for York for the future developing here ("Quay stage one", October 11)? What a way to travel. Refreshments on board, a relaxed atmosphere whether shopping or otherwise. read more

  • Our hunger for McTherapy

    IT strikes me that therapy is a bit like McDonalds. Here's how the argument runs. read more

  • True Hew few

    HEWORTH ARLC will be back to a full complement tomorrow night following the farce that befell the team last week. read more

  • Acorn teens clip Dockers

    York Acorn Under-16s produced a solid performance to outclass Hull Dockers 38-4 in the first round of the U16s Yorkshire Cup. read more

  • Tommy's call up

    Former York City Knights loanee Tommy Gallagher, of Leeds Rhinos, has been named in the Ireland squad for the forthcoming RL European Nations Cup. read more

  • Way we were

    Thursday, October 14, 2004 read more

  • We don't buy shops report

    THE bald claim "York Needs More Shops", which was the front page headline of later editions of the Evening Press on Tuesday, is already stirring up a debate, as our letters page proves. read more

  • United off mark

    IT was third time lucky for CB United as they beat First York Yearsley 3-1 in the York Sunday Afternoon League second division. read more

  • Young Pikes shade top spot

    A DAVID Thompson double-strike and Bradley Magson's goal ensured that Pickering Town 'A' top the York Mitchell League division one table on goal difference after a 3-0 victory against Poppleton 'A'. read more

  • Working it out in A&E

    STAFF who work in York Hospital's accident and emergency department are on the very front line of the health service. read more

  • Beauty's a hero

    YORKSHIRE has a new superhero. She has the speed of a whip, the heart of a lion and the fastest jaws since Murray Walker. read more

  • Sleepy milk

    AN East Yorkshire farm which produces "sleepy milk" is a finalist in the Milk Development Council awards for dairy innovation. read more

  • GNER Chief is promoted

    CHRISTOPHER GARNETT, the chief executive of York-based GNER, has been promoted to senior vice-president of the rail firm's US parent company, Sea Containers Ltd. read more

  • Snap-happy Iain ensures wedded bliss with new web photo system

    COMPUTER programmer Iain Fildes lives and works in Kelfield, a village without mains gas supply or a village shop - let alone broadband. read more

  • Support business

    HAVING had to come to terms with the introduction of the pay and display parking restrictions on The Mount and the effect it has had on our practice and our clients/visitors we now find the council is about to have a second go. read more

  • It's working

    Working men's clubs are a great British tradition. But are they doing enough to survive in the 21st century? STEPHEN LEWIS reports. read more

  • 3 cut out of crash vehicles

    THREE people had to be cut free from crash wreckage after an accident in York. read more

  • Jail warning for Nurse

    A NORTH YORKSHIRE nurse today faces jail with her career in ruins after a jury convicted her of stealing hospital equipment, drugs and surgery cash. read more

  • York 'A' play right moves

    THE second round of matches in the Yorkshire Chess League produced three wins and one loss for the York teams. read more

  • Booth powers to European challenge

    YORK athlete John Booth won the men's 50-59 age category in the 2004 Concept 2 British Rowathlon series and collected an entry to the European Indoor Rowing Championship. read more

  • Glass attacker faces prison after blinding pub regular

    A PUBGOER who blinded another man in one eye by "glassing" him is today waiting to learn if he will be jailed. read more

  • True Hew few

    HEWORTH ARLC will be back to a full complement tomorrow night following the farce that befell the team last week. read more

  • Go-ahead Wetherby to stage Flat racing

    WETHERBY racecourse has announced plans to build a Flat track. read more

  • You little beauty!

    A FAITHFUL pet dog has displayed the ultimate loyalty to her elderly owner - by scaring off a knife-wielding intruder. read more

  • McGurk boost for City

    YORK City's on-loan defender David McGurk has been declared fit for Saturday's home game against Canvey Island and looks set to extend his temporary stay at Bootham Crescent. read more

  • Wrong flat!

    Police say sorry after smashing their way into Tracey's home. read more

  • Club treasurer admits theft

    THE treasurer of a York social club has admitted stealing nearly £13,000 in takings. read more

  • Chance of plays in 2007

    YORK'S world-famous Mystery Plays could be performed again in the Museum Gardens in 2007 - provided enough of the right people come forward to steer the project to fruition. read more

  • 'A crying shame'

    A YOUTH shelter lovingly restored by local children has been ruined by graffiti - again. read more

  • McGurk boost for City

    YORK City's on-loan defender David McGurk has been declared fit for Saturday's home game against Canvey Island and looks set to extend his temporary stay at Bootham Crescent. read more

  • Beckham's odd confession

    DAVID Beckham's revelation that he got himself deliberately booked has caused controversy in the game this week and I must say it seems bizarre that you would admit to it. read more

  • Go-ahead Wetherby to stage Flat racing

    WETHERBY racecourse has announced plans to build a Flat track. read more

  • REM, Around The Sun (Warner Bros) **

    AROUND The Sun is, apparently, REM's way of expressing dismay at President Bush's Iraqi debacle. However, unlike Bruce Springsteen and Steve Earle's post 9/11 statements of raging discontent, Michael Stipe's elegiac sentiments of regret and remorse don't batter you about the head. read more

  • The Wonder Stuff, Escape From Rubbish Island (IRL Records) **

    WHATEVER happened to The Wonder Stuff? read more

  • Mark Knopfler, Shangri-La (Mercury Records) ****

    MARK Knopfler walks the other side of the road from fashion, always did in a sense. read more

  • The Delgados, Universal Audio (Chemikal Underground) ****

    THE Delgados have laid to rest their flirtation with Mercury Rev and Flaming Lips and got over their fixation with death, phobia and depression on 2002's dark Hate. read more

  • Jez Lowe and The Bad Pennies, Doolally (Tantobie Records) ****

    DOOLALLY is Jez Lowe's 14th album of original songs since his debut in 1980. read more

  • Golfers beat rain with night of races

    THE sporting spirit of a York golf club has raised £6,000 for St Leonard's Hospice - without any of the members playing a single stroke. read more

  • Hospital boost

    PATIENTS are flowing through York Hospital's accident and emergency department quicker than ever before, say health chiefs. read more

  • Chance of plays in 2007

    YORK'S world-famous Mystery Plays could be performed again in the Museum Gardens in 2007 - provided enough of the right people come forward to steer the project to fruition. read more

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