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  • Scientific approach

    Space could really be the final frontier for youngsters with a mind for science in schools across York and North Yorkshire, thanks to a new competition involving US space agency NASA. HAYDN LEWIS reports. read more

  • Huge event

    WHAT a fantastic day! I think Residents 1st is excellent for the city to give something back to York people such as myself. It's the one thing this council has done right. read more

  • Grand tour

    I ATTENDED and enjoyed immensely, the Evening Press Residents 1st weekend tour of your headquarters and works in Walmgate, York, last Saturday. read more

  • Lift the roof

    MEMBERS of St Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel would like to thank York residents for responding to the opening of their building for Residents 1st weekend. read more

  • Drug policies

    I'M writing about Steve Clements's thoughtful letter Law's Failure, (January 26). read more

  • Why die with dignity when you can live with dignity?

    I'M supposed to have taken voluntary retirement from the letters page, but here I am again making a nuisance of myself! read more

  • Motorists, kill your speed, not each other

    THE publication of figures showing a shameful increase in deaths on our roads (January 21) must surely now persuade North Yorkshire Police that they cannot continue to just hope that people drive sensibly, because they clearly don't. read more

  • Closure justified

    THE two objectors to the closure of the right of way through St Peter's School do not seem to understand how the security of 940 pupils, some of whom are boarders and therefore live on the site, can in any way be compromised. read more

  • Residents fear 'sell up' order

    A COMPULSORY purchase order could be slapped on a quiet cul-de-sac which holds a £1 million key to one of York's most controversial housing schemes. read more

  • 66 incidents

    I HAVE been reading with increasing incredulity in my wonderful Evening Press of the campaign to keep the footpath open which runs along and across the St Peter's School field. read more

  • Arms and the man

    I REFER to Francine Clee's amusing article on gay cowboys (Why Are Men Scared? January 25). read more

  • Vow to keep eye on ASBO family

    CRIME-FIGHTING officials have pledged to "keep a close eye" on a family of travellers who have blighted the lives of York and Ryedale residents. read more

  • Dastardly wheel

    A FERRIS wheel in London seems to be fine for the cockneys, but a Ferris wheel for York, certainly not. In my estimation a Ferris wheel belongs to a fair with roundabouts etc. read more

  • Finding fault

    I AM in total agreement with the two letters in the Evening Press which were responding to Carol Miller's derogatory letter (January 26). read more

  • Council forced to cut spending

    I MUST reply to Ms Raven's relating to some of the cuts that City of York Council is having to make to present a balanced budget (January 25). read more

  • Bishop swishes into City

    York City have snared a second captain from Scarborough in six months after signing Neil Bishop for a rare cash fee. read more

  • A degree closer to university title

    THE oldest higher education establishment in York today moved a step closer to its ambition of gaining university status. read more

  • School's high-fliers hope for Oxbridge

    THESE two students are flying high after securing offers of places at Oxford and Cambridge. read more

  • Hall brand new

    TANG Hall Primary School will be hoping to outstrip their York Schools League opponents this season in their brand new kit. read more

  • Ten times able

    Queen Margaret's School's dream lacrosse year continued to hit the heights after winning a tournament at Fettes School in Edinburgh. read more

  • Lady power to fore

    Team practice has paid off for Lady Lumley's School U12 netball team after they beat Ryedale School 16-15. read more

  • Evans' vision for a £1.7m centre

    ON the back of a hugely successful project in Clifton Moor, Evans Easyspace plans a second centre for small and growing businesses in York. read more

  • Oven-ready Richard cleans-up

    OVEN valeting is a business that is hot, hot, hot for Richard Wilks of Skelton, York, who has decided to extend his three-year Ovenu franchise licence from Friday. read more

  • Allergy team's £250k boost

    It's Nut Free - the fledgling Yorkshire food firm that does what it says on the label - has received a welcome boost of development capital from Tadcaster-based investment business the Commer Group. read more

  • Sarah on the move for 25th birthday

    Designer Sarah Ashton has decided to move her Thimbelina dressmaking business 100 yards down the road in Walmgate, York - as a birthday present to herself. read more

  • Jason gets the nod at Nidd

    Nidd Vale Group, the Harrogate-based motor retailer, has promoted Jason Wood, service manager for Saab and Mazda, to be group service manager. read more

  • Funny opening at big event

    BARRY Cryer, the Yorkshire-born funny man, comedy drama scriptwriter and gagman for the comic greats like Bob Hope and Jack Benny, will be opening the Yorkshire International Business Convention on Friday, June 9. read more

  • Shambles for the Oggy Oggy squad

    The Oggy Oggy Pasty Company yesterday opened a shop in Shambles, York, creating four new jobs. read more

  • Joynes in with shout

    Trialist Nathan Joynes put in an eye-catching display as York City Reserves beat Sheffield United 'B' 3-0. read more

  • Farewell to the black cat man

    ONE of York's best-known architects, whose signature black cats adorned many buildings across the city, has died aged 75. read more

  • Faultless care

    IF Carol Miller thinks that food in York Hospital is disgusting (Letters, January 21), I sincerely hope she is not going on holiday to Malta. read more

  • The price of happiness

    ONCE upon a time, there were these two brothers. read more

  • Way we were

    Wednesday, February 1, 2006 read more

  • Acorn girls on the ball

    FIVE girls from York Acorn ARLC have been selected to play for their respective Yorkshire county teams - just a few months after they started out. read more

  • Full marks for upgrades

    YORK council's excellent record as a social landlord is further bolstered today. read more

  • Name games

    FIRST the good news. York St John College has gone up in the world, and is a step closer to receiving university status. This is inevitable for an institution which is as smart as its modern headquarters. read more

  • Getting the past in shape for the future

    STEPHEN LEWIS meets the woman charged with championing Yorkshire's heritage. read more

  • Hull will not risk stars at Knights

    HULL are likely to name a largely second string side to visit York City Knights on Sunday in the final friendly of pre-season. read more

  • Ollie can shine - 01/02/06

    Charlie Hall Chase winner Ollie Magern looks set to make the most of last Saturday's Cheltenham meeting being called off when the re-routed HBLB Cotswold Chase is run at Wincanton tomorrow. read more

  • Heworth push on

    HEWORTH 'A' continued their sequence of big wins in the York Conservative Clubs' Carlsberg UK Snooker League with a fifth 6-1 score in nine games - this time against Bootham 'A'. read more

  • Leaders Rufforth unruffled

    LEADERS Rufforth extended their unbeaten run to nine games in Leeper Hare York and District League Reserve Division 'B' with a 2-0 home win over Wilberfoss. read more

  • Sub sinks Aislaby

    UNION Rovers maintained their four-point lead at the top of the RJF Homes Beckett Football League by beating ten-man Aislaby United in a thrilling match. read more

  • All aboard the gravy train! (Not you).

    Our three main political parties are trying hard to titillate us, to provide for their return tickets on the next gravy train to the land of plenty, guaranteed pensions for life and titles for many. Each party has its own train and they are busy training up new drivers and "repositioning themselves." read more

  • Happy New Year?

    I was out taking pictures on what must have been the coldest night of the year when I came across this woman sleeping rough outside a church just a few metres away from The Minster. read more

  • Teacher's sex images shame

    A TEACHER who admitted making indecent photographs of children said the images "appeared" on his computer automatically after he visited an adult chatroom. read more

  • Bishop swishes into City

    York City have snared a second captain from Scarborough in six months after signing Neil Bishop for a rare cash fee. read more

  • York needs rink

    I AGREE with Adele Brolly's letter (January 21). Why should the residents of York have to travel to other cities so their children can ice skate? read more

  • Racecourse fears on bid to beat hold-ups

    IT would be "completely unsustainable" and would "decimate attendance". read more

  • Cold comfort

    I HAVE been reading all the comments in the Evening Press about ice skating and the lack of it in York. read more

  • There's no smoke without fire

    GOVERNMENT support for incinerating rubbish draws a fiery response from one opposition politician. read more

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