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  • Dyslexia is not a myth

    There is no such thing as dyslexia, academics claim in a controversial new Channel 4 documentary tonight - children are just being diagnosed to save embarrassment at school. Nonsense, storm experts and parents in York. STEPHEN LEWIS reports. read more

  • Ease petrol tax, Gordon

    OH no - here we go again. As queues build up at the petrol pumps, memories are revived of the shortages of 2000, when fuel protestors brought traffic to a standstill and blockaded oil refineries. read more

  • Hope and hopeless

    HERE'S a day for sporting hope - and desperation. read more

  • Have-it-all kids miss out on love

    YOUR 100 Years Ago panel for September 5 about three York girls charged with stealing two pairs of shoes, then trying to pawn them for a pittance, gives one food for thought. read more

  • My dental plan

    DURING the last few months there have been several references to the shortage of National Health Service dentists in the York area. read more

  • Oil and the planet

    I HAVE no doubt Andy D'Agorne is sincere when he says we must end "our dependence on oil" but I wonder if he is falling into the usual trap of classing oil as virtually a luxury item used solely for the manufacture of petrol to power cars? read more

  • Open the access

    IN your report 'Boulder bother' (September 3), it was stated that Nether Poppleton Parish Council had blocked the bridlepath to the river with two large rocks because "locals" had complained that cars parking there were "spoiling the attractive area". read more

  • Join the dance

    Thank you for covering this year's York Traditional Dance Festival. read more

  • Time to say no to over-packaged food?

    I have great sympathy with the many letters complaining about packaging of goods. Whenever possible we avoid buying products that have unnecessary packaging. read more

  • Stop the threats

    WILL the council's Head of Waste Strategy, paid for by the taxpayer, or one of our councillors (ditto), stop threatening us with £100 rises in our council tax if we don't recycle? read more

  • No green-fingers

    IN response to the debate on waste disposal, it is obvious to me that the council officials involved may be experts on waste disposal but know nothing about gardening. read more

  • Banking on health

    HEALTH insurer Medicash, has appointed Roni Gordon as its new area sales manager for York. read more

  • Tapping into grants

    Entrepreneurs in Ryedale will learn how to access grant funding through Business Link at the Worsley Arms, Hovingham, on Tuesday. read more

  • Palace's coup - 08/09/05

    KEVIN Ryan, heading for his best-ever season, can hit the heights at Doncaster tomorrow when Palace Episode bids for Group 2 glory in the Champagne Stakes. read more

  • Owner at odds with York Racecourse

    A GROUP of racehorse owners are at odds with York Racecourse after their horse broke a leg and was put down on Knavesmire on Sunday. read more

  • Bowlers bounce back

    for the second time in three years the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League won the Yorkshire Inter-League Knock-Out competition after a hard-fought 36-run victory over the Nidderdale League at Stamford Bridge. read more

  • Lumb do the slaughter

    The Hunters York Senior League Joe Lumb XI finished the season with a comprehensive 130-run win over the Aire/Wharfe League in the Jack Lee Trophy Final at Clifton Alliance CC. read more

  • Milestone for in-form McGrath

    ANTHONY McGrath completed 1,000 first class runs for the first time in his career as Yorkshire took charge of the first day's play in their final home Championship match of the season against Worcestershire at Headingley on Wednesday. read more

  • Knickers to the bags

    PLASTIC bags, what a lot there are in the world - more bags than people, according to the finest guesswork this column can lay its hands on. read more

  • The Robards Report: Doing the knowledge

    All businesses, and especially those at an early stage of development, need expert help and advice. read more

  • Designs on the future

    A NEW company launched in York by two designers has received a big welcome from the city's business organisations and creative community. read more

  • £30,000 contract for transport company

    A new North Yorkshire transportation, storage and fulfillment company has won a £30,000 contract. read more

  • Cashing in on green policies

    A conference to help small and medium-sized businesses reap the benefits by thriving in an environmentally-sustainable city will be held near York next month. read more

  • Foolish approach

    WHETHER the new rubbish collections work or not, it is only the very foolish or immature who embark on major change without some sort of trial of the new system. read more

  • Typically arrogant

    I WAS disgusted by the letter from Kristy Walton (August 28) who, in typically arrogant City of York Council fashion (remember the car parking disgrace) did not acknowledge any of the concerns previously expressed in your pages. read more

  • Milestone for in-form McGrath

    ANTHONY McGrath completed 1,000 first class runs for the first time in his career as Yorkshire took charge of the first day's play in their final home Championship match of the season against Worcestershire at Headingley on Wednesday. read more

  • Inquiries launched into leaks from contaminated site

    ENVIRONMENT chiefs are investigating two separate chemical alerts in two days on a contaminated York site. read more

  • City triple injury fear

    YORK City are hoping wounded trio Clayton Donaldson, Mark Hotte and Nathan Peat all recover in time to make Saturday's trip to Forest Green Rovers. read more

  • Con couple stole from trusting OAP

    A SCHEMING care worker and his wife fleeced a pensioner out of nearly £8,000 worth of her savings. read more

  • Owner at odds with York Racecourse

    A GROUP of racehorse owners are at odds with York Racecourse after their horse broke a leg and was put down on Knavesmire on Sunday. read more

  • Council house reform backed

    A new way of allocating council housing which favours York people has been given the green light. read more

  • Miserable Lee

    A FINE all-round performance from Duffield's Lee Wild went unrewarded as opponents Drax clinched the runners-up spot in the first division of the HPH York Vale Cricket League. read more

  • Final over for Kelfield couple

    Kelfield's final game of the season was also the end of a long innings with the club for Steve Schofield and his wife Katie. read more

  • Minster misses the boat

    THIS Sunday, at churches across Britain, congregations will be asked to dwell on the evil of racism. read more

  • City triple injury fear

    YORK City are hoping wounded trio Clayton Donaldson, Mark Hotte and Nathan Peat all recover in time to make Saturday's trip to Forest Green Rovers. read more

  • Green light for sugar-coating

    COUNCILLORS have given a warm welcome to an ingenious solution to a chilly problem. read more

  • Miserable Lee

    A FINE all-round performance from Duffield's Lee Wild went unrewarded as opponents Drax clinched the runners-up spot in the first division of the HPH York Vale Cricket League. read more

  • The future will be a little late

    YORK'S new superbus is set to hit city streets three months late - after the company behind its development admitted it was trying to overcome some teething troubles. read more

  • All Blacks sights on cup of good hope

    Cup kings New Earswick All Blacks hit the silver trail on Saturday in the Tetley's Yorkshire Cup keen to revisit their giant-killing exploits of last season. read more

  • Police examine 'suspects' list

    DETECTIVES are investigating several names passed to them by members of the public in the hunt for the York hoodie rapist. read more

  • Heworth aim for revival

    Shell-shocked Heworth are looking to dust themselves off and start again in National Conference Two following their opening day 66-4 thumping at Widnes St Maries. read more

  • Getting to grips with gala high

    THERE was a grimace in the greeting as New Earswick All Blacks Under-10 captain Ben Pulleyn and team-mates welcome Heworth's Michael Hinds ahead of NEAB annual gala and rugby league festival this weekend. read more

  • We don't want to push patients through like cans in a supermarket

    OVER a fifth of patients in York and Selby still cannot access their GP within the two- day target, new figures reveal. read more

  • School mourns popular teacher

    A POPULAR former teacher, who gave more than 31 years service to a York primary school, has lost his battle against cancer. read more

  • York to get fixed speed camera?

    THE first permanent speed camera for York and North Yorkshire could still come to the city, after councillors decided to look more closely at one of its accident blackspots. read more

  • Dalby sounds rock 'n' roll

    The finals of the York Amateur Bowling Association competitions provided five brilliant games which were all decided on the last end with a new name etched on to the singles trophy. read more

  • Lamb of God

    FOR most men of the cloth, watching over their flock is an essential part of church life. read more

  • Way we were

    Thursday, September 8, 2005 read more

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