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  • Massive failure of the system

    So almost 1,000 prisoners, including murderers and paedophiles, some of whom judges ruled must be deported, have been released from prison - whereabouts unknown. read more

  • A small wonder

    There is a lovely spring plant growing in the shade under our holly tree this year. It has been in the garden for several years but never did well, mainly because it was moved a few times and always seemed to get crowded out by other plants. read more

  • This desert life

    Staggering scenery, ancient monuments, and a people who live and breathe the true meaning of hospitality - Scott Armstrong travelled to the little-known land of Jordan in the Middle East. read more

  • Final flourish to City's season

    THE North Riding Senior Cup final against Northallerton Town at KitKat Crescent next Tuesday (7.45pm) will represent York City's last chance of silverware this season. read more

  • Cruckley Animal Farm, near Driffield.

    Children like seeing animals, but they enjoy feeding, stroking and cuddling them even more. And they can spend all day doing just that at Cruckley. read more

  • Wind of change

    A FRESH wind blows into Monks Cross Shopping Park in Huntington this summer as York's shopping revolution marches on. read more

  • Big clubs should do more to help

    WHILE the gesture from Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson to argue against the withdrawal of central funding towards York City's Centre of Excellence was clearly appreciated by Minstermen boss Billy McEwan this week, KitKat Crescent regulars must have been left wondering whether the Red Devils could provide a more generous form of assistance. read more

  • Fansalotto thrown by Lancealotto

    Swap the sky blue jerseys for yellow and Tuesday night's meeting at Huntington Stadium could have been a replica of the reformation meeting of four years ago. read more

  • Gary's Ful of the joys of top club

    GARY Pearce has joined Fulford Golf Club as its centenary celebrations go on full beam. read more

  • Malton marvels

    EAST Yorkshire Winter Alliance champions Malton and Norton GC ladies had another successful outing, this time with male partners at Hornsea. read more

  • Feather in cap for Dave

    LEADING pigeon fancier Dave Wright is flying high with birdies and eagles. read more

  • Thrill with a chill

    Hannah Stephenson talks to a former York student whose children's books are now nearly as big as Harry Potter. read more

  • Race against time

    If there was a reality TV show for sporting events, the London Marathon would run away with it. read more

  • Misses are a big hit

    York Hospital was treated to an unexpected dose of glamour when six Miss York contenders dropped into the children's ward. read more

  • Brass neck

    I read with interest the article about Jeremy Jones, the Arc Light director, protesting about the lack of consultation over the location of the Yorkshire Wheel (Arc Light Protest At Wheel, April 26). read more

  • Tough luck

    REGARDING your article (Arc Light Protest At Wheel, April 26), Jeremy Jones would have liked more consultation. read more

  • Stitched up

    The article "And then there were just three?" (April 25) serves to confirm what CUPRA have been saying all along - that Union Terrace is being stitched up. read more

  • Disease link

    IN articles about the lack of dentists and dental care, there is always mention of gum disease. read more

  • Will York pub send the posh folk packing?

    With reference to the article "Hat'll Get You Barred" (April 26). read more

  • Bang the drum

    I would like to add my own view to that raised in your Comment column on April 24. read more

  • Barging shoppers

    I WOULD like to agree wholeheartedly with Judith Walker's letter (Grand Parade, April 26). read more

  • Youth pride

    Following Judith Walker's letter (Grand Parade, April 26) I would like to reiterate her disappointment at not seeing a picture of a Scout or Guide in the paper from Sunday's St George's Day Parade. I do not wish to take anything away from members of the York Pipe Band, who were smartly turned out, but this day belonged to the Scouts and Guides. read more

  • Simple politics

    The reported upsurge in support for the BNP is simple to explain. The keyword is "simple". read more

  • Animal experiments must be abolished

    THIS week is World Laboratory Animal Week and on April 24, eight of us protested against the US-owned contract testing laboratory Covance in Harrogate, which experiments on animals. read more

  • Old enemies unite in bid to get big games

    In a rare moment of Roses co-operation, Yorkshire have teamed up with Lancashire in an attempt to bring international Twenty-20 cricket to Headingley and Old Trafford next season. read more

  • McGrath keeps hopes alive with battling knock

    Anthony McGrath rapped out a defiant unbeaten 73 at Edgbaston to leave Yorkshire with some hope today of either forcing a draw against Warwickshire or even pulling off a sensational victory. read more

  • Could it be magic?

    WHEN Rachael Waite's dream to see pop sensations Take That turned sour all she could do was pray. read more

  • Yobs throw keeper off York's city walls after cruel chase

    BRUTAL thugs chased the keeper of York's historic Bar Walls before throwing him off. read more

  • Going mad for St George

    THE fun never stops in this house. Last Saturday at 11pm - a time when, if you're young, you're heading off to Tofts, and if you're not, you're heading off to bed - saw us making dragon eggs. Forty of them. read more

  • Merris mystery

    WHILE all true York City supporters acknowledge Billy McEwan's passion and commitment in turning round the club's fortunes on what appears to be very limited resources, his treatment of Dave Merris has to be the mystery of the season. read more

  • Meltons Too, Walmgate, York

    As the traditional caff declares war on the continental caf, Maxine Gordon visits a York bistro offering the best of both. read more

  • Thrill with a chill

    Hannah Stephenson talks to a former York student whose children's books are now nearly as big as Harry Potter. read more

  • Fabulous wines to quaff for under a fiver

    Quaffing wine, what's that then? My concise definition would be an easy drinking, flavoursome wine that costs less than £5 but perhaps isn't of the highest quality. read more

  • Cook forced into big Knights reshuffle

    INJURY-HIT York City Knights have been forced into a radical shake-up of the squad ahead of their trip to Rochdale Hornets tomorrow (3pm). read more

  • Darina's sheen - 29/04/06

    It's 'Family Day' at Wetherby tomorrow, with the added attraction of a race with some 50 runners. read more

  • It's the final round-up for cowboys

    "WE'LL be back" was the warning from police and trading standards officers after targeting cowboy tradesmen in a joint operation. read more

  • Gilling East

    Gilling East is a place I've never started from before. There hadn't seemed a good circuit from the village, but I have just discovered a permissive path that makes for a nice and easy walk. read more

  • Cook forced into big Knights reshuffle

    INJURY-HIT York City Knights have been forced into a radical shake-up of the squad ahead of their trip to Rochdale Hornets tomorrow (3pm). read more

  • Goodbye to little Louis

    HE was a boy with a "cheeky smile" who had an "instant impact on everyone he met" - and yesterday mourners gathered to honour his young life tragically cut short by cancer. read more

  • Final flourish to City's season

    THE North Riding Senior Cup final against Northallerton Town at KitKat Crescent next Tuesday (7.45pm) will represent York City's last chance of silverware this season. read more

  • 'Pick Piccadilly'

    IT should be Piccadilly. That's the view of Labour leaders in York who have called on the city council to choose the former Reynard's garage as Arc Light's new home. read more

  • It's the final round-up for cowboys

    "WE'LL be back" was the warning from police and trading standards officers after targeting cowboy tradesmen in a joint operation. read more

  • Child porn pervert had 2,600 pictures

    PERVERT Wayne Michael Jackson dreamed of being a paedophile and watched hard-core child porn while his wife slept, York Crown Court heard. read more

  • Addict beat his wife unconscious

    A WIFE is standing by the drug addict who battered her into unconsciousness because she refused to fund his habit. read more

  • Wind of change

    A FRESH wind blows into Monks Cross Shopping Park in Huntington this summer as York's shopping revolution marches on. read more

  • Neighbours rally behind tenant facing eviction

    HE WAS branded a "nightmare neighbour" - and now he is facing eviction after York council bosses claimed he had breached a court order to behave. read more

  • Bosses will play it cagey - Stone

    STEVE Stone is set for another cameo performance at Preston tomorrow when Leeds United warm up for the end of season play-offs. read more

  • Gibbs runs her fastest marathon

    YORK Acorn runner Dawn Gibbs is still on cloud nine after a great performance in the London Marathon. read more

  • 'I'll look at law change'

    HOME Secretary Charles Clarke has promised to examine demands for a new law to tackle child abductors, following the case of a York predator who tried to kidnap a girl. read more

  • McGrath keeps hopes alive with battling knock

    Anthony McGrath rapped out a defiant unbeaten 73 at Edgbaston to leave Yorkshire with some hope today of either forcing a draw against Warwickshire or even pulling off a sensational victory. read more

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