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Long history of York primary school is explored

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9:59am Thursday 24th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS are leading the first community-based archive project, exploring the 150-year history of a York primary school.

Search is on for the best primary school project in York

York Press: Pupils at Tang Hall Primary school work on their "Green Machine" project , which won last year's Primary School Project of the Year award. Nigel Holland. (5617869)

8:37am Thursday 24th April 2014

AS children across York go back to class for the last few months before the summer holidays, The Press is on the hunt for the city's best primary school project.

Seven former pupils return to York secondary school to teach

York Press: They've been here before seven teachers and support staff at Manor CE Academy used to be students at the school.This kind of déjà vu experience happens occasionally, but its unusual for there to be such a high number of staff who are

10:52am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

SEVEN former pupils of a York secondary school enjoyed it so much that they have all gone back to work there.

School cook retires after serving almost half a million meals during 39 years at York school

York Press: Anne Batchelor, aged 70, who is retiring after 39 years as cook at Huntington Primary School, where she has cooked almost half a million meals. Pic by Jo Hughes (5592443)

2:24pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A COOK has retired after working for no fewer than 39 years at a York primary school.

York student in line for top national award

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11:11am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A York student has beaten hundreds of other hopefuls to be nominated for Female Undergraduate of the Year.

University scholarships for North Yorkshire pair

8:46am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TWO students from North Yorkshire have been awarded scholarships through Harper Adams University.

Children arriving at school "hungry and cold" due to parents' money worries

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8:16am Monday 21st April 2014

CHILDREN are going to school hungry, cold and wearing dirty clothes because their parents are struggling for money, a teachers union has warned.

Visit inspires pupils to pen poetry

York Press: Christina Gabbitas, an author and poet from Selby, gave a poetry workshop to children at Woodthorpe Primary School. Pic by Jo Hughes  (5480894)

9:51am Thursday 17th April 2014

PUPILS at Woodthorpe Primary School in York have been inspired by children’s author Christina Gabbitas to write their own poetry.

Film students nominated for national fiction award

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9:12am Thursday 17th April 2014

A GROUP of talented student film makers from the University of York’s Department of Film, Theatre and Television have been nominated for a national award from the Royal Television Society.

York students help NASA face challenges of 21st century space travel

York Press: Vicky Han taking part in the Space Apps Challenge in the University of York's Computer Science building at Heslington East. Pic: Mike Tipping (5445687)

10:44am Wednesday 16th April 2014

SCORES of students from the University of York have played their part in helping NASA address some of the challenges of space travel in the 21st century.

Nest box installed up 60 metre chimney to attract falcons to York university campus

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9:48am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A NEST box with a view has been installed on a 60-metre high boiler house chimney at the University of York in a bid to attract Peregrine Falcons to the campus.

Students design art installation at York designer outlet

York Press: Artist Scott Walker with the grafitti wall, with Poppy, Honey and Sebastian Robinson

10:29am Tuesday 15th April 2014

STUDENTS from York College have brightened up York's designer outlet with a series of art installations.

Campaigners oppose ban on CCTV near schools

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9:25am Tuesday 15th April 2014

PLANS to ban CCTV parking cameras near schools have been opposed by campaign groups and local authorities.

Sporting legend backs school's community sport centre plans

York Press: Sir Clive Woodward and Kevin Hollinrake at the conference

8:45am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SPORTING legend Sir Clive Woodward and Hunters Property Group are backing the campaign to build a new community sports centre and football pitch for Easingwold School.

First set of awards for new tourism course

York Press: Front. (from left) Jeremy Boye, Partnership Advisor External Funding Unit Calderdale College, Bruce Murray, Employer Advisor, Job Centre Plus in Stonebow in York and Keith McLean, Chairman at the Centre for Performance Measurement and Innovation with loca

8:21am Monday 14th April 2014

CITY of York Council has hosted the first presentation of awards for a course in modern partnership approaches to tourism, hospitality and retail.

Students take part in Space Apps Challenge

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12:10pm Saturday 12th April 2014

SCORES of students at the University of York are this weekend playing their part in developing space exploration in the 21st century.

Zones set up to beat cold callers

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12:14pm Saturday 12th April 2014

NEW “no cold-calling” zones have been set up in York as part of an initiative to crack down on doorstep crime.

Beverley High School recognised for GCSE success

8:18am Friday 11th April 2014

AN EAST Yorkshire school has gained national recognition for the GCSE achievements of its pupils.

Jon Stonehouse talks about his role as York's director of children’s services

York Press: Jon Stonehouse, Director of Childrens' Services, Education and Skills at the City of York Council outside the West Offices. Picture : Garry Atkinson (5232500)

2:03pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

MEET the new boss of children's services at City of York Council, Jon Stonehouse.

Pupils flying high in Blue Skies with the Red Arrows

York Press: Students from York High School have been chosen to pioneer the first Blue Skiesprogramme in Yorkshire for the Jon Egging Trust. The charity was set up in memory of RedArrows pilot Jon Egging who tragically lost his life on 20th August 2011 whilst completi

9:10am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Students from York High School have been chosen to pioneer the first Blue Skies programme in Yorkshire for the Jon Egging Trust.

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