YORK’S big wheel will stay until the end of September after a knife-edge council vote this evening.
THE family of a York policeman who died earlier this year have given a new police puppy to his colleagues in his memory.
TICKETS go on sale at 9am tomorrow for Deacon Blue’s September 10 concert at York Barbican, part of their biggest tour in more than a decade.
DANA Alexander, Canada’s “First Lady of Comedy”, will headline Saturday Night Lounge in the Basement bar at City Screen, York, this weekend.
YORK Fair Trade Forum and Palestine Solidarity Campaign present Zaytoun, Farmers of Palestine, a chance to meet Fair Trade farmers from Israel/Palestine, at the Friends’ Meeting House, Friargate, York, next Tuesday (Feb 26).
YORK’S first Radical Cabaret night will be held at the Priory Street Centre, Priory Street, York, on Saturday at 8pm.
There are few string quartets that radiate such cool confidence as the Paris-based Quatuor Diotima, the latest in the growing line of ensembles-in-residence at the university.
COLIN David Reese brought John Heminges to life in his one-man show A Gift To The Future, which visited St Columba’s Church, York, last night.
YORK CITY striker Ben Everson has joined Gateshead on a month's loan.
A MAN has died following a collision on the A19 in North Yorkshire.
DIRECTOR Paul Andrew Williams’ previous movies – London To Brighton, The Cottage, Cherry Tree Lane – have shocked some with their bad language, horror and violence. The most shocking thing about his new film Song For Marion is that it contains none of those.
We line up the questions for the master of the one-liner.
YORK City Knights are hoping Josh Bowden and Dean Hadley will be back in the fold this weekend – to help the club overcome injury woes that boss Gary Thornton did not expect so early in the season.
NEWS of two high-level acts being confirmed for the Scarborough Jazz Festival (September 27-29) comes from festival director Mike Gordon.
YORK artist June Hardy brings seascapes and landscapes to life in her new exhibition at Dutch House, the ecological art space, wildlife garden and café in Crayke, near York.
THE Monday Special screening at City Screen, York, is Dylan Mohan Gray’s documentary tale of “medicine, monopoly and malice”, Fire In The Blood (PG).
WITH Grinderman defunct, it seems Nick Cave has abandoned Goth grit and histrionics in favour of a reflective, often spiritual approach.
ACCORDING to some reviewers, Richard Thompson says he has just invented folk-funk. That sounds like a Thompson tease, the sort of playfulness that belies the sometimes gloomy songs.
IT takes a certain degree of bravery to open a crucial album with an instrumental. So the fact artsy Oxford rockers Foals kick off their third excursion with something as assertively scene-setting as Prelude tells you much of what you need to know about how this band has progressed since 2010’s Total Life Forever.
FEELGOOD band The Mavericks are in thumping, stomping harmony once more after an absence of seven years and how good it is for them to be pulsing and pounding.
YOU know that Fleetwood Mac song you love? Chances are it’s on Rumours. No single album deserves the consistent quality of Rumours, with Go Your Own Way, Don’t Stop, and Dreams just three of 11 excellent tracks.
LAST year Talk Talk devotees could restock their faded collection with refurbished editions of their first four studio albums. Now newcomers can dip into long-silent Mark Hollis’s venerated catalogue.
Brian Page on the remarkable story of how a derelict eyesore became a beautiful country village home.
THE Who will perform their iconic 1973 double album Quadrophenia in its entirety at the Motorpoint Sheffield Arena on Tuesday, June 18.
JULIAN Forsyth and Antony Eden have both appeared in The Woman In Black in its 23 years in the West End at the Fortune Theatre, but not together.
NEW Earswick All Blacks ARLC will be eager to continue new-found winning ways on Saturday when they host Nevison Leap in Pennine League championship.
OLIVER Ford Davies was a wartime evacuee but he cannot draw on those experiences for his performance in David Wood’s stage adaptation of Goodnight Mister Tom.
THE all-conquering film of Les Miserables is having a beneficial knock-on effect for York Stage Musicals.
TWELVE dance schools from across Yorkshire are taking part in the Dance On! showcase at York Barbican on Sunday.
NEW Earswick All Blacks ARLC have a new playing kit in memory of late club chairman Phil Johnson, who died last August.
KEPOW Theatre Company presents Kevin Tomlinson: Seven Ages, a comic look at the seven stages of life, at Stillington Village Hall, near York, tomorrow at 7.30pm.
Jack Brooks is chomping at the bit to get his Yorkshire playing career underway.
SESSAY cricketer Jess Watson was making history this week.
YORK comedy club Knock Knock Comedy Presents stages a night of March Madness at the Post Office Club, Marygate, on March 7.
SEAN Lock is adding a second York Barbican date to his Purple Van Man tour later this year.
ANOTHER busy weekend for the Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers saw 17 members take part in the NYSD cross country fixture at Richmond racecourse, which was also a club championship race.
JOE Pasquale, the squeaky-voiced comedian and 2013 Dancing On Ice contestant, will give Sherlock Holmes the comedic makeover in the York-bound Ha Ha Holmes! tour this autumn.
THAT was the week that was for York Indoor Bowls Club aces Adam Liddell and Zoe Eagles.
BUOYANT York Indoor Bowls Club ‘A’-team are on the verge of the Yorkshire Over-55s League division one title after a hard earned 76-64 victory over Harrogate.
York IBC won the Yorkshire Ladies League with a game to spare when they picked up the maximum ten points from their 106-54 win over Ryedale.
Helen Walker, Linda Parker and Sue Kirkpatrick were disappointed to go out of the National two-wood triples competition at the last 16.
New Earswick were the only team to go through the Yorkshire Double Rinks competition unbeaten but they missed out on a final place.
YORK IBC need a maximum points win against Harrogate on Saturday to keep in the race for the Yorkshire League first division title, while their Hebden Trophy team wrap up a poor season when they play champions-elect Featherstone.
TIM ETHERINGTON may occasionally describe Bailadeira in uncomplimentary terms, but the mare brought a smile to the face of her Norton trainer at Wolverhampton earlier this month and she gets the chance to do likewise tomorrow evening.