REGULARS at a popular community pub are celebrating after plans to turn it into a housing development dramatically fell through.
YORK has bucked the national and regional trend of rising unemployment in the labour market statistics released today.
FUNDING for repairs to York schools is to fall by almost £10 million as the public spending axe continues to swing.
POLICE have released a CCTV image of a man they believe to be responsible for criminal damage and outraging public decency.
THERE are still a limited number of tickets left to see Manchester music legend Ian Brown at an exclusive Fibbers show tonight.
SUPER League star Jason Demetriou reckons his new York City Knights team-mates will pull off a few surprises in the Championship next season.
A FATHER and daughter from Escrick hope to have Christmas all wrapped up for children in York by releasing a Christmas CD.
A PROJECT providing shelter and support for homeless people was being launched in Harrogate today.
PUPILS at Ralph Butterfield Primary School, Haxby, show the posters which won them a York Rotters competition as teachers Mrs Chrystal and Mrs Daniel look on.
A POST Office service in North Newbald could soon be on the move.
MARIE Curie Cancer Care is giving its fundraising “a bit of welly” by asking people to “fill their boots”.
POLICE in East Yorkshire are urging women to make a checklist before heading out for a night out this Christmas.
DURING an interesting wind energy debate on the Jeremy Vine Show on BBC Radio 2, a man phoned in from Doncaster to compare the massive “dirty” Drax Coal fired-power station with clean wind turbines, which he supported.
POLICE are appealing for information following an alleged robbery on Kingsway Bridge, Goole, on Friday.
I AM no longer surprised that so many post offices are facing closure because of perceived lack of use.
I COULD not believe my eyes when I read that half a million pounds had been allocated to fund two new cycle routes to improve access to York Station (The Press, December 10).
IN THE Press of December 12, it says that Amey Cesna will invest £900 million in Allerton Park Incinerator.
MANY side roads throughout York (for example, Main Avenue, Heworth) remain extremely hazardous and more snow is forecast later this week.
A JOINER from York was given an early Christmas present when he won a £15,000 Volvo car in a raffle.
PUPILS at York primary schools are continuing to excel at Key Stage 2, according to the latest Government figures.
PUPILS at a York secondary school have launched their Christmas appeal to help the city’s homeless this festive season.
STUDENTS from Selby College were rewarded for their outstanding achievements at a special ceremony at Selby Abbey.
JOE Manby Ltd, the Harrogate exhibition and conference service providers whose clients include the Conservative Party, has scooped another high-profile commission.
I SEE according to City of York Council licensing authority it is now offensive to display a sign of being English when they told a taxi driver to take his England badge off his taxi (The Press, December 13).
IT SHOULD come as no surprise that the Liberal Democrats have reneged on one of their manifesto pledges of 2003 (The Press, December 6).
Cawood Scientific, the holding company of Sciantic Analytical Services, based in Cawood, has completed a £4 million management buy-out.
MIKE Kenny doesn’t do pantomimes. Instead the York playwright adapts moral fables, from The Railway Children, Wind In The Willows and next year’s Peter Pan at York Theatre Royal to his Big Stories For Little People plays at the Playhouse.
Yorkshire will begin the 2011 cricket season with a trip to New Road to face LV= County Championship Division One new boys Worcestershire between April 8 and 11.
From Super League to the Championship is a route Jason Demetriou is relishing with York City Knights as he relates to STEVE CARROLL.
Ryedale apprentice James Sullivan can continue his run of good form at Southwell tomorrow on a horse he nearly slipped up with at the same course a couple of weeks ago.
Plans to build a gas processing plant in Ryedale have left some residents AGHAST! That stands for Against Having Sour Gas in Thornton. Business editor RON GODFREY looks at both sides of the issue.
THE show must go on, even if director Stuart Wade has been forced to pull out of the lynchpin role of Buttons until further notice with a torn muscle in his back.
THIRSK and Sowerby Harriers have rearranged their weather-hit Thirsk 10 Road Race for Sunday, March 27, 2011.
RACING needs a “Mandela moment” in the conflict between the sport and betting, guests at a prestigious York Racecourse dinner were told last night.
YORK Acorn ARLC ‘A’ will travel to Wakefield City in round one of the Yorkshire League’s Gordon Teal White Rose Trophy on Saturday, January 8.
Clifton ‘A’ moved to the top of men’s division one with an 8-1 away win over Selby/Drax ‘A’ in the York Badminton League.
FUEL prices in the York area have soared towards a record high, with a further 3.5 pence hike in the cost of a litre looming next month.
PREGNANT women in York and North and East Yorkshire are being urged to have their free flu jab.
HIGHWAYS chiefs say they are prepared for a return of snow and ice as the next Arctic blast sweeps across York, North and East Yorkshire tomorrow.
COUNCILLORS have deferred a decision on privatising social care for elderly people in York so they can look at ways of keeping it in the state sector.
POLICE are still trying to trace a vital witness following disorder at a York City football match in November.
YORK’S Labour leader has warned no library, care home or swimming pool is safe, following the news City of York Council will lose nearly £8 million of Government cash next year.
THE Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has given evidence in a trial in which a couple face jail for faking a wedding to try to stay in the UK.
Selby’S MP has hit out after the announcement that the town’s magistrates’ court is to close next year.
POLICE are looking for the driver of an HGV that was involved in a collision with a car on the A19 north of Thirsk.
PEOPLE in York are being asked for their views on whether taxpayers should fund weight-loss surgery for obese patients.
POLICE are investigating abusive and threatening letters sent to North Yorkshire councillors and council officers involved in the controversial plans for a £900 million waste incinerator.
A CAT lover who set up a refuge at her own home is appealing for help as the centre faces a financial crisis.