It's Christmas

Lucy loves a catnap in her tinsel box

York Press:

7:58am Friday 19th December 2014

AS THE Christmas decorations came out, six-year-old Lucy, above, decided to bed down in the box of tinsel.

Christmas fun as York City footballers bring smiles to children's ward

York Press:

10:33am Friday 19th December 2014

FOOTBALLERS from the York City squad brought happiness to poorly children yesterday.

Christmas lights displays raise money for charities

York Press:

11:18am Friday 19th December 2014

A GRANDFATHER has turned his garden into a second home for Santa to raise money for charity.

York Minster sets the stage for Christmas and Advent celebrations

York Press:

12:41pm Thursday 18th December 2014

A TRADITIONAL Swedish celebration bathed York Minster in candle light as part of the cathedral's programme for Advent and Christmas.

Festive fun for pets

York Press:

9:43am Thursday 18th December 2014

PETS across York are preparing for Christmas, and with only a week to go pictures have been flooding in to The Press office of animals getting into the festive spirit.

Christmas comes early at seven care homes across York

York Press:

8:26am Thursday 18th December 2014

Christmas came early for some older people in York thanks to local volunteers.

Festive knitting ‘bomb’ removed from town's historic monument

York Press:

7:59am Wednesday 17th December 2014

A FESTIVE yarn 'bomb ' has been removed from an ancient monument in Helmsley after fears the stonework could be damaged.

Get your pet the purrfect present this Christmas

York Press:

8:58am Wednesday 17th December 2014

Is your pet ready for Christmas? These days, it’s not just family members that put on their best bib and tucker: dogs, cats and even hamsters are getting in on the act as Christmas-loving owners splash out on outfits their pets can wear and treats they can enjoy on Christmas morning.

Santa in school to help raise cash at Christmas fair

York Press: Children from Burton Green School meet Santa and his helpers during their Christmas Fair. Picture by Anna Gowthorpe (14550612)

10:30am Tuesday 16th December 2014

A VISIT from Santa and his reindeer helped a primary school raise more than £1000 at the annual Christmas fayre.

Mothers of two young cancer victims overwhelmed by response to Christmas gifts appeal

York Press:

8:45am Monday 15th December 2014

THE Selby mother of a four-year-old boy who died of Neuroblastoma has been overwhelmed by the response after she appealed for Christmas gifts for children undergoing cancer treatment.

York Barbican packed for annual Community Carol Concert

York Press: Singers, school children and choirs perform at the Carol concert.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (14580455)

9:57am Monday 15th December 2014

A FESTIVE carol concert thrilled families as hundreds packed into an annual show to raise funds for worthy causes.

Steaming your Christmas dinner at the NRM

York Press: Chef Noel Hartley preparing Christmas dinner on the footplate of Teddy, the National Railway Museum's Santa Special.  Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY PHOTOGRAPHY  (14513050)

8:07am Saturday 13th December 2014

VOLUNTEERS at the National Railway Museum have tucked into an early Christmas dinner - fittingly cooked in the smoke box of a steam engine.

Reworked nativity story comes to Castle Howard stage

York Press: STATELY HOME: Castle Howard and the Atlas fountain

7:57am Saturday 13th December 2014

A RADICAL reworking of the classic nativity story is being staged at a North Yorkshire stately home.

York's biggest Advent Calendar involves 24 real windows

York Press:

11:11am Friday 12th December 2014

YORK'S biggest advent calendar has been launched - involving real windows at the homes of 24 pupils from a city school.

Help cats charity this Christmas

York Press: TAKE CAT: James Hodgkison with Belle, one of the cats that needs rehoming Picture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

10:53am Friday 12th December 2014

AN animal charity in York is looking to make Christmas purr-fect for its residents.

Pupils in Christmas Jumper Day fundraiser

York Press: WOOLLY JUMPERS: Tadcaster Grammar School pupils on Christmas Jumper Day. Picture: Jo Hughes

10:50am Friday 12th December 2014

PUPILS at Tadcaster Grammar School got all dressed up for Christmas Jumper Day.

Pupils spread festive cheer at community carol concert

York Press: CHRISTMAS CHEER: Pupils in St Mary's Church Picture: Wendy Binns

9:22am Friday 12th December 2014

ST MARY’S Church in Tadcaster echoed to the sound of Christmas, as pupils from Tadcaster Grammar School held their community carol concert.

Christmas lights switch-on brings in £1,000 for charity

York Press: Bishopthorpe Road traders Johnny Hayes, Stu Small, Claire Gibb and Owen Turner hand over a cheque to Harry Baines of Macmillan Cancer Care.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (13881890)

10:54am Wednesday 10th December 2014

A CANCER charity has received a sizeable cash donation after thousands of people turned out to see a street light up.

Choir to raise money by singing carols at railway station

York Press: (14223736)

9:36am Wednesday 10th December 2014

A CHOIR will sing their hearts out to raise funds for charity.

Santa's grotto created at York primary school

York Press: Brothers Harley and Antony Giles who visited Santa's Grotto at Clifton Green Primary School.Pic:Nigel Holland  (contact John Hattam 07502223129..) (13951910)

9:10am Wednesday 10th December 2014

MORE than 100 children and their families have visited a winter wonderland and Santa's grotto at a York school.

York Press: Christmas pet pictures
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