Photograph by Adrian R Pomfret
Photograph by Adrian R Pomfret
AN investigation has been launched after a drugs trial had to be abandoned for the day when two barristers sitting near heroin and crack cocaine exhibits fell ill.
BRITISH Sugar must do all it can to help redundant workers if it presses ahead with the closure of its York sugar beet factory.
Manny Panther models York City's new home kit.
Photograph by Nick Fletcher, Norton
YORK City's six summer signings will all be on show during tonight's opening pre-season friendly at Gainsborough Trinity.
SHOCKED residents woke to find a man in their street had died in unexplained circumstances during the night.
YORK City's new home kit looks cool for cats after midfielder Manny Panther squeezed into it yesterday.
SMOOTHING on the sun cream and helping to rub it in those hard-to-reach places is part of beach etiquette.
BAD news for those who rely too greatly on email to make a business impact.
A MOUNTAINEER from York who scaled the world's highest peak has walked free from court after being cleared over the death of a fellow climber.
YORKSHIRE are to lose their overseas fast bowler Jason Gillespie for the last 11 days in August.
ONE of York's biggest employers has announced 119 job cuts leaving dozens of people in the city fearing for their livelihoods.
A Gale blew its way through North Marine Road yesterday and the 4,000 fans watching Yorkshire's match against Warwickshire loved every minute of it.
TON-UP Tim Bresnan is still on cloud nine at Scarborough.
Simon Dyson was in good company last night after getting his Open off to a tentative start.
SELBY Golf Club professional Nick Ludwell enjoyed a roller-coaster ride on his Open debut at Hoylake yesterday.
ARCHBISHOP Holgate School pupil Jack Leaning has received another Yorkshire call-up after smashing his first-ever century.
PAUL Cooper's dazzling display for Cygnet A' was not enough to unsettle York Phoenix Monday League table-toppers Ebor.
LONG Marston speedster Nigel Moore has qualified for the CIK European Kart Championship finals at the Mariembourg circuit in Belgium on September 3.
GOLDEN Slipper and Cygnet B' produced a 38 ton-plus match in the John Smith's Mens Darts League.
ANGLER Roger Holmes has re-written the record books for the second time in a week.
It's the 14th annual Red Shirt night at Pontefract this evening, and Tim Easterby has strong claims of bagging the feature race.
Hambleton trainer Bryan Smart is set to be doubly-represented as he goes for a jackpot prize in the feature race at Newbury tomorrow.
EAGLE-EYED readers. That's what today's Diary is all about. We have them and we have a plea for more.
HERE is a show where the audience truly is roped in to watch some bracing summer Shakespeare.
IT'S refreshing to finally get to the bottom of whether or not Pink Floyd played at New Earswick Folk Hall (yes, they seemingly did).
YORK Rugby Union Club will travel to Ilkley in the first round of the Yorkshire Shield on September 2.
I TOO saw both Pink Floyd and Procol Harum play New Earswick Folk Hall.
KNAVESMIRE Harriers Ladies team won the 13th annual Selby Relays for the 11th time in the race history.
WEST Park C' have given themselves the chance of revenge in the final of the York Veterans' Bowls League's Maddison Cup.
GARY Flakes is quite right about the "Acomb Stench" which we have all had to endure for the last few weeks.
IN answer to N Jackson's letter yes, the Rolling Stones did play in York.
WHILE I sympathise with taxi driver Peter Coussons at the shock of finding bailiffs on his doorstep demanding £640 for an unpaid nine-month £30 parking ticket, (Parking Fine Fury, July 19), it still doesn't alter the fact that it serves him right.
I FEEL compelled to write regarding your recent article about Clair Douglass, who has been refused a breast reduction operation on the NHS despite having obvious problems due to the size of her breasts (Cosmetic Or Crucial? July 14).
OVER the past week, we have seen horrific pictures and events from the Middle East of people suffering a war which is not their fault and having to suffer the evils of war.
I WOULD like to offer my full support for the York Sport and Leisure Campaign (Sporting Chance For Campaign, July 17).
THE case against nuclear power as a dirty and dangerous source of energy is well known but, in recent weeks, the arguments have coalesced around the economics.
FOR the benefit of the large number of prisoners at Full Sutton who are complaining about the "awful" conditions in their current "home", and who presumably cannot read (Jail House Strop, July 18) I would like to remind them that the sign outside their camp says: "HM PRISON".
AS your local newspaper, The Press sometimes has to report on violent crimes rape, robbery, assault or even murder.
STUDENTS working in "terrible conditions" can look forward to lessons in new surroundings after their school was selected for an ambitious Government project.
SUPERMARKETS don't always get a good press. They are blamed for being too dominant and for driving local shops out of business.
COUNCILLORS are set to give the green light to a multi-million pound plan to relocate York's Manor School.
INTRODUCING... Harrogate Theatre's new creative academy and autumn season.
JOHN Godber has a new play in preparation for the winter season at Hull Truck Theatre.
Diabetic driver Shaun Handley was jailed for four years after his cavalier' approach to his condition led to the death of a young York student. STEPHEN LEWIS, MAXINE GORDON and CHARLOTTE PERCIVAL look at the duty on diabetics to drive safely.
Just A Quickie with singer Sam Brown.
THE easiest route would have seen Roddy Woomble release his latest songs under his usual guise of Idlewild, his Scottish rock band of 11 years' standing and 12 Top 40 singles.
Charles Hutchinson responds to a convivial request for an interview with John Foxx, the orignal singer in Ultravox.