BARELY a week after the Jorvik Viking Festival concludes, the genuine Vikings will be coming to York in the musical form of Aurora Voices.
THREE winters on from their 2013 debut, London indie trio Daughter release a sophomore album made in a New York summer but with the icy grip of olden Januaries still frosting singer Elena Tonra's lips.
BEFORE Astral Weeks, before Van the Man, was Van the boy, fronting Belfast's sort of answer to The Rolling Stones.
A CANNABIS dealer who made thousands of pounds profit by selling the drug to his friends has been jailed.
A CONSULTATION could be about to start on whether the Whitby area should be served by just one secondary school.
AN INCREASE in the police precept of North Yorkshire's council tax has been approved.
YORK Castle Museum has raised the rainbow flag to mark LGBT History Month.
NANCY Kerr, the 2015 BBC Radio Two Folk Singer of the Year, leads her Sweet Visitor Band at Selby Town Hall on February 13.
RAISE a toast! One of York's finest pubs is celebrating a landmark milestone.
A MAN stabbed at two men’s necks with a broken bottle and smashed several city centre windows in lengthy early morning violence, York Magistrates Court heard.
A DECISION over evening and Sunday parking charges in Harrogate has been put off by county councillors.
LIFE doesn't stand still for Dr Claire Hind, course leader for the MA in Theatre and Performance at York St John University, and Gary Winters, co-artistic director of international performance company Lone Twin.
THIS is the man police would like to speak to in connection with the theft of baby clothing from Mothercare.
THEY became one of the most famous - or perhaps infamous - bands in the world, but it's a little-known fact that one of the first gigs the Sex Pistols played outside London was in North Yorkshire.
You might get your feet wet on this walk down memory lane...
IF YOU'RE reading this, well done - you made it through January.
A big legal shake-up is set to transform dog ownership in the next few months.
THE owner of an independent restaurant has launched a legal bid to stop an international craft beer company opening a pub in York city centre.
THE mastermind behind a Walker Cup and Curtis Cup star is planning another youth revolution at Sandburn Hall Golf Club.
TWO double bogeys put Simon Dyson on the brink of missing the cut at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic - but the North Yorkshire golfer dug deep to squeeze through to the weekend.
A ROYAL salute will be heard around York today to mark the 64th year since Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne.
THE University of York Netball Club has raised £1,040 for skin cancer research by hosting a charity netball tournament on campus.
SELBY TOWN have sacked manager Dave Ricardo.
JUST as York has to keep saying "we're open for business" to counter the drip-drip effect of negative publicity after the Boxing Day floods, so Pocklington Arts Centre is still up and running amid its ongoing redevelopment.
THE full music line-up for the forthcoming Coastival arts event has been finalised.
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THE Russian State Opera presents Giacomo Puccini's colourful and exotic Madam Butterfly at York Barbican on Tuesday night.
TWO Martins with guitars are to play together in the National Centre for Early Music’s spring season in York.
SIX people were arrested in North Yorkshire last night during a crackdown on crime in rural areas.
THE hard hats, the yellow jackets, the drilling, the painting, the nailing, this is York Theatre Royal today, as the £4.1 million redevelopment takes ever more conclusive shape at England's longest-standing theatre outside London.
THE first outpatient clinics will reopen at Bootham Park Hospital in York next week - four months after patient services were moved out of the hospital.
LIVERPOOL soul singer Rebecca Ferguson will play her rescheduled York Barbican concert on October 28.
SILKY, a Liverpudlian in exile, will be the Burning Duck Comedy Club’s February headliner on Tuesday at the Black Swan Inn, in Peasholme Green, York.
PUBLIC Service Broadcasting return to the stage on Sunday at Leeds University Refectory, the first of five dates rearranged from last November.
A YORK plumber is turning on the taps at his latest business venture as he moves a car valeting firm to larger premises and takes on more staff.
I HEARD an excellent idea on Good Morning Sunday, with Clare Balding.