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  • Brough's flight from Knights

    THE worst kept secret in rugby league was confirmed today when Danny Brough's move to Hull FC was officially announced. read more

  • Away with records

    DIVISION one joint leaders New Earswick and York St John's College both surrendered 100 per cent records as both held to away draws. read more

  • Merry Moor

    The performance of the day was undoubtedly in division two, where bottom-placed Barmby Moor - without a win all season - came from behind to beat previously unbeaten Poppleton 3-1. read more

  • RI marksman bags his fourth third degree

    York RI are probably running out of footballs as Nick Hutchinson collected his fourth hat-trick of the season to beat Huby 4-2 and keep within two points of the division three leaders. read more

  • Boredom is no excuse

    ONCE again the residents of a troubled York estate have had to endure riotous and potentially dangerous behaviour from teenagers. read more

  • No to missiles

    THIS newspaper has campaigned long and hard against involving RAF Fylingdales in the 'Son Of Star Wars' project. read more

  • York motorists have rights too

    I FEAR Jonathan Tyler is a rather short-sighted individual able only to concentrate on one subject at a time without understanding cause and effect ("Putting a price on driving round York", October 13). read more

  • Danger junction

    AFTER work I make my way home down Coppergate. Every evening, at least one car jumps the lights on Parliament Street and cuts across the junction with Piccadilly. But this evening took the biscuit. read more

  • Pull together to protect The Poacher

    READERS might like to know that there are several things that have to happen before plans can be approved to demolish The Poacher pub and replace it with flats (October 13). read more

  • Peaceful trouble

    A PEACE group with a "call to arms" (October 6)? Some mistake surely! read more

  • A life-saving manoeuvre

    A CHANCE meeting between two bio-technologists at a conference in York has resulted in the formation of a company in Selby which will save thousands of lives. read more

  • 'Houses on solid ground

    Leeper Hare York and District League premier division leaders Dringhouses were given a fright at bottom of the table Copmanthorpe, where they found themselves 2-0 down at half-time through goals from Ashley Burnett and a cracking strike from Danny Parker. read more

  • Clifton Parkers cling to Consett conquest

    YORK squeaked through to the third round of the Powergen Intermediate Cup with a 12-8 victory over Consett that was threatened in the dying stages of the Clifton Park tie. read more

  • Way we were

    Monday, October 18, 2004 read more

  • Way we were

    Saturday, October 16, 2004 read more

  • Railway king of the airwaves

    YORK'S most controversial former Lord Mayor will take his place in the famous black chair on Mastermind tonight. read more

  • Francisco Lopez, SightSonic, National Centre for Early Music, York

    A SONIC immersive experience anyone? An eager audience submitted itself to an intense, unusual musical experiment. Cloaked in darkness, Lopez, an artist from Madrid, went to work on the blindfolded ensemble. read more

  • Ghosts, Harrogate Theatre, until November 6

    Chris Barnes had a late call to take the role of Pastor Manders in Ghosts, Henrik Ibsen's study of lust, love and betrayal, at Harrogate Theatre. read more

  • Picture perfect

    SOME captivating pictures again this week, with no link other than they were brought in by readers. Is there anyone you know here? read more

  • Selby's Auster-blitz

    Selby cruised into the third round of the Intermediate Cup (North) with a comprehensive 46-14 win over fellow Yorkshire 1 League side Yarnbury. read more

  • Pock go seven-up

    Pocklington moved into the third round of the Powergen Vase with an impressive performance at home to Barnsley, running in seven tries to win 43-10. read more

  • Malton just shaded

    A young and inexperienced Malton and Norton side with four or five injured big guns missing put up a more than competent display against hosts Sheffield, but bowed out of the Intermediate Cup 33-20. read more

  • Unlucky Rowntree

    Nestl Rowntree were edged out by a slender 26-25 margin at home to Pocklington Merovingians. read more

  • From secretary to partner of law firm

    Back in the 1980s, Karen Riley joined York solicitors Guest Walker & Company as a humble secretary. Now she has been appointed partner in The Shambles-based practice. read more

  • Psst! Want to know Mikhail Gorbachev and Donald Trump's leadership secrets?

    Mikhail Gorbachev and Donald Trump are to stir up debate among York's business leaders. read more

  • Architects win prize for converting farm buildings into home

    AWARD-WINNING architects' firm Crease Strickland Parkins has claimed another top prize at the Ryedale Design Awards ceremony in Malton. read more

  • Missile claim angers CND

    CAMPAIGNERS warned today that Fylingdales will become "Tony Blair's Greenham Common" if he tries to allow America to base Son of Star Wars missiles there. read more

  • Solid ground for hope

    BUILDING from the back may be slowly paying dividends for Leeds United. read more

  • Sad life of girl dead in woods

    THIS is the little girl whose life spiralled into a world of drugs and prostitution, far away from her days playing on the streets in Selby - and whose partial remains have now been discovered in woods. read more

  • Wonder of Webster

    SIDECAR superstar Steve Webster was the toast of North Yorkshire today as he and passenger Paul Woodhead revelled in a hat-trick of title triumphs. read more

  • Brough's flight from Knights

    THE worst kept secret in rugby league was confirmed today when Danny Brough's move to Hull FC was officially announced. read more

  • Back at the bar

    Cyril Harrison didn't think he would ever sup another pint in The Hopgrove pub in Malton Road, but he has now ventured inside for the first time in seven years. read more

  • Lev facing more bench stress

    TURKISH under-20 international Levent Yalcin could return to the York City bench after failing to impress player-manager Chris Brass against Canvey Island. read more

  • Trouble flares on York estate

    TENSIONS overflowed on a troubled York estate when up to 80 youths ran amok during a night of mayhem. read more

  • Save the last rave for me

    WHAT are we all going to do when we're old? I'm not talking about pensions. After last week I think it is pretty obvious to anyone with two brain cells to rub together that we are all going to have to keep working until the tyres on our wheelchairs completely lose their tread. read more

  • York City 0, Canvey Island 0

    JUST like Northwich Victoria and Leigh RMI before them, inferior visitors Canvey Island left Bootham Crescent with a point on Saturday after York City's failure to display a cutting edge in front of goal. read more

  • Victim's family greets CJD test

    THE parents of North Yorkshire's first known vCJD victim have welcomed news of a test for the disease - but say the crucial challenge is still to find a cure. read more

  • Blitz on bin bags in York

    A NEW policy cracking down on residents who put out black bin bags too early has been passed - in a sign that the council "means business" as it steps up its battle against litter louts. read more

  • Lee leaves it late for Acorn win

    YORK Acorn leapfrogged National Conference division two promotion rivals Stanningley after a late Lee Franks try toppled the hosts in the dying minutes of a close 20-22 encounter. read more

  • MP demands radar checks

    HEALTH chiefs should promise to check emissions from RAF Fylingdales once upgrades to the tracking station are completed, an MP said today. read more

  • Missile claim angers CND

    CAMPAIGNERS warned today that Fylingdales will become "Tony Blair's Greenham Common" if he tries to allow America to base Son of Star Wars missiles there. read more

  • Car trouble

    YORK City have been handed the toughest possible draw in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup, facing Carlisle United at Brunton Park. read more

  • Lev facing more bench stress

    TURKISH under-20 international Levent Yalcin could return to the York City bench after failing to impress player-manager Chris Brass against Canvey Island. read more

  • It's bath time for York hero - 18/10/04

    Treason Trial, who won York's final race of the season ten days ago, is napped to follow-up at Bath tomorrow. read more

  • Pubs lead blitz on fireworks safety

    PUBS in York are to be blitzed with beer mats and posters warning about the dangers of messing around with fireworks. read more

  • Awards should access all areas

    A DISABLED rights campaigner is calling on the York Tourism Awards to seriously consider whether the hopeful contenders are welcoming people of all abilities. read more

  • MP demands radar checks

    HEALTH chiefs should promise to check emissions from RAF Fylingdales once upgrades to the tracking station are completed, an MP said today. read more

  • Martial arts duo use their heads

    TWO martial arts experts whose academies bear the same name have managed to settle their differences without having to test out each other's fighting skills - or take part in a costly court battle. read more

  • Car trouble

    YORK City have been handed the toughest possible draw in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup, facing Carlisle United at Brunton Park. read more

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