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  • Lee's attraction - 14/11/05

    North Yorkshire jockey Lee Enstone, with his career back on track after nine months on the sidelines because of weight problems, can underline his talents by being among the winners at Southwell tomorrow. read more

  • Night we will recall for wrong reasons

    THE prospect of York's firework display created an atmosphere of anticipation and excitement, as we, and so many others, enjoyed the lighting effects and bell ringing outside York Minster. read more

  • Safety fears

    WE took a stand on Ouse Bridge at the Bridge Street end where people were facing both ways on to the river (because of not being told where the fireworks were to be let off, or any vantage points to stand). read more

  • Ripped off

    PLEASE tell Councillor Keith Orrell that he was ripped off! He says that on top of the £38,000 from the government, York tax payers chipped in £12,000 of their own hard-earned council tax. read more

  • Risk assessment

    IF someone on York's council did carry out a risk assessment on the fireworks display then it is proof of a potentially tragic failure on their part. read more

  • Businessman Austen lands job in Antarctica

    ADVENTURER Austen Floyd is about to embark on a mission to make essential repairs to an ice-bound science outpost. read more

  • Councillors first

    I CAN'T help thinking that these councillors are in it to reap all the benefits for themselves. First of all it was Ann Reid and her traffic lights, now this firework display. read more

  • Great display

    I WOULD just like to thank and congratulate City of York Council for the lovely firework display on Saturday evening. read more

  • It's not rocket science...

    YORK is supposed to be a City Of Festivals - but the bulging postbag at the Evening Press suggests otherwise. read more

  • Best view at home

    I agree with Janet A Blythe (Letters, 10th November). The display of fireworks was extremely impressive. read more

  • Bang the drum

    I WHOLEHEARTEDLY disagree with Heather Causnett's reasons for supporting the ever-loyal Hugh Bayley in voting for a 90-day detention for suspected terrorists (Letters, November 11), and am glad that John Grogan did not cave in to the Labour whip's arm twisting. read more

  • Welcome switch

    I HOPE that readers will join me in congratulating hunts in Yorkshire and further afield, who have switched to drag hunting. read more

  • Car safety day a must

    SELBY motorists are being urged to take advantage of a free car safety day at the town's fire station this weekend. read more

  • Watch me explode

    HAVE you noticed that, as a species, we're quite an irritating bunch? I find it difficult to believe that there is any other life form on earth that gets on each other's wick as much as we do. read more

  • Lest we forget

    IT remains the most moving tribute. Gathered at stone memorials in town and city, civic leaders, war veterans, widows and residents fell silent to remember the fallen. read more

  • £6,000 blunder

    THE company in charge of a York home improvement store will have to pay up £6,000 after selling fireworks to a 15-year-old boy. read more

  • It's not rocket science...

    YORK is supposed to be a City Of Festivals - but the bulging postbag at the Evening Press suggests otherwise. read more

  • Hart's treble caps Selby comeback

    SELBY Town produced a storming recovery to beat Sutton Town 4-3 in a remarkable Northern Counties East League Cup second round tie at Flaxley Road. read more

  • Big Ben strikes for St John's

    BEN Winstanley, the leading scorer in the Leeper Hare York and District Football League premier division, added another to his tally. read more

  • Heddon seals victory

    DIVISION One leaders Tockwith beat a depleted Post Office 7-2 with goals from Tom Heddon (3), Ben Raybould, Robert Wilson, Graham Hutchinson and Sam Tobin. Danny Adams hit both Post Office goals. read more

  • Riccall lose record

    DIVISION Two leaders Riccall surrendered their 100 per cent record after sharing the points with Selby RSSC. read more

  • Brass gets all-clear to stay at Harrogate

    OUT-OF FAVOUR York City player Chris Brass has been allowed to stay at Harrogate Town until December 13 after an 11th hour U-turn by the Minstermen. read more

  • Top rank for Salamander

    SALAMANDER, the rapidly-expanding award-winning business based at York Science Park, has been ranked 29th in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards for the North and Midlands. read more

  • Safety step

    SAFETY experts are organising a week of events to raise awareness of the risk of using ladders. read more

  • Richard lends a hand

    PROPERTY company The Helmsley Group of Pocklington has appointed Richard Couldwell to head up the company's lending and mortgage syndication division. read more

  • Lunch date

    BUSINESSMAN Steve Catchpole will be guest speaker at a special lunch being staged by York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce (YNYCC) at the Yorkshire Hotel, Harrogate, on Friday, November 25. read more

  • User-friendly council HQ

    SOME of the initial reactions from York residents were sceptical. This is understandable. read more

  • Play it again, York

    It was with a mixture of relief and reservation that I read the news of the council's (albeit belated) re-conversion to its civic responsibility to part-fund the staging of a full-blown production of the Mystery Plays. read more

  • Blunders: the movie

    THE blunders made by the Liberal Democrats in York seem never ending. read more

  • United front

    DISGRUNTLED residents of a village near Selby are resorting to people power to combat vandals, joy-riders and litter-louts. read more

  • Hudson's fate set in stone

    YORK'S favourite dodgy dealer George Hudson might yet be immortalised in granite or marble. read more

  • McEwan remains positive

    BILLY McEwan put Saturday's defeat down to being 'just one of those days' after a change of personnel proved too little too late to reverse York City's fortunes. read more

  • Train takes the strain

    YORK City striker Andy Bishop was today hoping to get on the scoring track with the England squad. read more

  • Andrews takes the plunge

    YORK City's latest loan acquisition Lee Andrews was plunged straight in at the deep end on Saturday just hours after meeting his new team-mates at the pre-match meal. read more

  • Way we were

    Monday, November 14, 2005 read more

  • Smith double as Villagers shine

    AN excellent display by Heworth ARL Club brought them their second successive home win and opened a gap between themselves and the re-election zone in National Conference division two. read more

  • Selby bewitched by Salem defeat

    ANOTHER defeat by a narrow margin saw Selby RUFC slip to eighth place in Yorkshire League. read more

  • Rampant Pock shatter Park's unbeaten record

    POCKLINGTON RUFC produced an excellent performance to convincingly beat West Park Leeds 34-19 in Yorkshire Two. read more

  • Injuries mar rampant York's victory

    YORK RUFC's 40-2 Yorkshire One win against Keighley came at a price. read more

  • Sloppy Malton labour to victory

    MALTON and Norton moved into second place in Durham/Northumberland 1 with a flattering 25-6 victory at bottom side West Hartlepool TDSOB. read more

  • Aussie star fires up RI

    AUSTRALIA may have been vanquished at Twickenham, but in Holgate at least one Kangaroo was flying the flag as Anthony Allport inspired York RI to a 37-7 triumph over Old Modernians. read more

  • Budding Bard writes again

    My York News' resident poet William Watts has taken up his pen again, this time to help a family member who is feeling down. read more

  • York City 0, Burton Albion 1

    YOU have to wonder what went through Billy McEwan's head on Saturday night when he sat down in front of Ceefax on Saturday night to see former loanee Darren Mansaram had scored two for Halifax. read more

  • True courage

    ANITA Wilhelms suffered with a painful lung disease for ten years. But as her illness worsened she clung on to life before dying on the morning of her wedding anniversary. read more

  • Should we cut traffic in Gillygate for good?

    I wonder how many other residents took the opportunity to enjoy looking at the shops and buildings in Gillygate without the fumes, noise and distraction of traffic? read more

  • Tributes to the fallen

    AT THE going down of the sun, we will remember them ... read more

  • Shelter threat in HQ plan

    AMBITIOUS proposals to relocate 1,600 council staff to a run-down area of York would see a shelter for the homeless and an ambulance station read more

  • Crashes kill two

    TWO men died and two more were seriously injured in separate accidents near York. read more

  • McEwan remains positive

    BILLY McEwan put Saturday's defeat down to being 'just one of those days' after a change of personnel proved too little too late to reverse York City's fortunes. read more

  • Hart's treble caps Selby comeback

    SELBY Town produced a storming recovery to beat Sutton Town 4-3 in a remarkable Northern Counties East League Cup second round tie at Flaxley Road. read more

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