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Christmas news and information
8:51am Tuesday 1st January 2013
CHILD victims of domestic abuse were given hundreds of gifts to share at Christmas – thanks to a York pub boss and her generous customers.
7:35am Saturday 29th December 2012
MEMORIES of how Christmas was celebrated in wartime by prisoners of war are being rekindled in an appropriate North Yorkshire setting.
5:23pm Friday 28th December 2012
POLICE officers rolled up their sleeves and served up a credit crunch lunch for 60 of the city’s senior citizens – with the help of kind-hearted businesses across York.
5:33pm Friday 28th December 2012
DID you miss out on a family Christmas together? A York family pub is on a mission to spread festive joy by hunting for local families whose special day failed to deliver – and is offering the chance to claim back the Christmas they missed.
8:34am Thursday 27th December 2012
MORE than 3,700 miles from home, soldiers from 2 Signal Regiment, York enter into the Christmas spirit while undertaking operations in Afghanistan.
10:22am Wednesday 26th December 2012
CHRISTMAS Day became even more special for some families after their new babies made festive entrances at York Hospital.
9:28am Wednesday 26th December 2012
A PAIR of schoolfriends from York who decided to raise some Christmas cheer by door-to-door carol singing have brought in more than £100 for Saint Leonard’s Hospice.
9:23am Wednesday 26th December 2012
SICK children who spent Christmas Day in hospital received a delivery of Christmas presents from catering staff at Aviva.
9:00am Monday 24th December 2012
A SOLDIER who survived an explosion in Afghanistan has made a 28-hour dash home from the frontline for “the best Christmas present ever” – the arrival of his first child.