Christmas revels in Renaissance England, the Dufay Collective’s programme on Sunday, was a timely reminder that a simple Christmas can be just as satisfying as one with “all the trimmings”.
IF Charles Dickens were alive today, he could easily be a scriptwriter on EastEnders.
FIVE wards remained closed at York Hospital today as health staff battle the reappearance of a dreaded winter bug.
THE poster in the City Screen café bar is unusually detailed and all the more enticing for its promise of “An intimate evening with Scotland’s second favourite arch-miserablist and ex-Arab Strap vocalist…
THERE’S been a D.I.V.O.R.C.E but Hank isn’t talking about it. Only brief mention is made of singer and guitarist Reg Meuross, now lost to The Lost Cowboys.
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PICKERING Town will host Marske United in round four of the FA Vase - providing they come through their replay at Dunkirk.
A VILLAGE shop in York is celebrating after winning a regional award for excellence.
THE long-term unemployed in York have been offered more support with the launch of a Government initiative designed to help them back in to work.
A 95-YEAR-OLD former head teacher went back to the classroom to visit his former school.
PUPILS from a York village primary school got to meet a very important visitor at the opening of their new playground.
FORMER Tory Transport Minister Steven Norris, now chairman of York-based Jarvis plc, used the platform of a York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce Christmas lunch to decry what he called “the politics of envy”.
ENTERPRISING students at the University of York are offering businesses in the city a chance to market their wares to a potential 16,000 people at a stroke.
A NEW cookery school in York got off to a sizzling start.
York City manager Martin Foyle congratulated top scorer Richard Brodie for making club history with his 20th goal of the season.
JOHN Langton wondered if he would ever return to painting when illness struck at the beginning of the year.
PICKERING Town are facing an FA Vase replay trip to Dunkirk after a Mill Lane stalemate.
Dunnington recorded their seventh straight win to open up a six-point lead at the top of the York Minster Engineering Football League premier division.
Leeds United edged a point closer to chairman Ken Bates’ 90-point promotion target with a 2-2 home draw with Huddersfield Town in a vibrant West Yorkshire derby.
Pocklington Town stretched their unbeaten run to eight games as they won 2-1 at Nestlé to reclaim top spot in York Minster Engineering Football League division one.
Lee Bunce completes a hat-trick of hat-tricks as Heworth extended their unbeaten home run in the York Minster Engineering Football League to six matches.
RESTLESS Genius, who looked an unlucky loser at Wolverhampton ten days ago, returns to the course this afternoon with every chance of gaining deserved consolation.
THE finishing line couldn’t come fast enough for Pagan Starprincess, who gave Middleham’s George Moore a Wetherby Racecourse winner.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) describes York as “performing well” in adult services (Praise for council care services, The Press, December 3).
YORK Acorn ARLC’s revival came to a shuddering halt when they turned in a below-par display against visitors Hull Dockers.
THERE was a sense of deja vu about Malton & Norton RUFC’s 11-9 victory at Skipton in Yorkshire One.
Pocklington RUFC were relieved to scrape a 12-10 victory away to lowly Hessle in Yorkshire Two.
With the Copenhagen climate talks imminent the climate debate is becoming very heated and polarised, with those who say CO2 levels have no effect on climate, and those who would sacrifice their granny to prove just such a link.
Maps show the number of feet tall a mountain and a city is above sea level.
The cat is slipping out of the bag and David Cameron’s battle with climate change deniers in his party is now in the open. About time, too.
I READ with personal interest the feature “Choc Plant drama” (The Press, November 30). My late mother was one of the workers at Terry’s factory, then became a propeller sprayer.
Mr and Mrs T Forgan, who now live in Australia, would like to contact Mrs R Wadsworth, sister or sister-in-law of Mrs Irene Wadsworth. Last known address Burton Stone Lane or Rowntree Avenue.
I would like to congratulate butcher Daniel Wilson for losing eight stone in only months (Butcher’s best cut, The Press, December 3).
For all its popularity at this time of year, Handel's Messiah is not primarily concerned with Christmas.
FOLLOWING the unexpected success of Bon Iver, record men must have scoured rural areas on Sundays listening for the sound of the banjo plucked by a backwoodsman.
I KNOW it sounds churlish as we approach the season of goodwill and all that, but sometimes don't you just want to tell people there’s no room at the inn?
BACK in 1877, when Huntington Board School first opened, education was still pretty much a hit-and-miss affair.
In the last of our Hospital Heroes series, STEPHEN LEWIS meets ward sister Lee Conway, in charge of a ward at the age of 28.
WREXHAM’S directors could have been forgiven for glancing ruefully at Bootham Crescent’s home dugout on Saturday.
COUNCIL officers are to ask bus drivers to drive at no more than 20mph in York after hearing claims of aggressive bus handling.
Nestlé had sweet news for cocoa growers today when it announced its bestselling KitKats are to become Fairtrade.
LIBRARIES across York will soon be offering health information and free access to NHS online services.
A FESTIVE crackdown on alcohol and drug-related anti-social behaviour has been launched in York city centre.
A MORECAMBE and Wise-themed wedding took place at a York hotel.
YORK’S museums are claiming a tourism triumph, after the recession failed to stop the number of visitors to the city’s heritage attractions soaring.
FREE insulation is being offered for more homes in York.
THE team set to take charge of creating York’s new council headquarters believe it will breathe fresh life into its historic setting.