2:19pm Saturday 31st January 2015
MAXINE GORDON discovers a taste of Spain in the heart of York
12:38pm Friday 30th January 2015
It is one of the finest medieval buildings in York. Yet if all goes to plan, the Guildhall could soon be the base for a thriving and very 21st century industry – the digital media arts. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
9:13am Thursday 29th January 2015
FROM a young age Angela Cole always knew she wanted to work with her hands but struggled to find a way to express herself.
12:53pm Wednesday 28th January 2015
This weekend marks the 20th York Residents’ Festival. Anyone with a valid YorkCard can see behind the scenes at York City’s Bootham Crescent ground or gain free entry to a host of museums and attractions. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
10:06am Tuesday 27th January 2015
LOVERS of leather bags will know their Mulberry from their Michael Kors, but a brand closer to home is challenging the luxury market.
11:00am Monday 26th January 2015
A new history of York lifts the lid on a city of prostitutes and thieves, revolutionaries and refugees. STEPHEN LEWIS reports
11:27am Saturday 24th January 2015
Anyone for night tennis – or badminton? MAXINE GORDON attends York’s first UV racquet sport night and discovers it’s all white on the night. Pictures: Anna Gowthorpe.
12:26pm Friday 23rd January 2015
Forget the Oscars — there is only one film festival you need to know about. It is in York, as MATT CLARK reports.
2:21pm Thursday 22nd January 2015
PRESS photographer Anthony Chappel-Ross is making a habit of picking up awards.
2:34pm Wednesday 21st January 2015
One of the country’s most important collections of quilts is held in York. But its future is in doubt. MATT CLARK reports from Peasholme Green.
9:25am Monday 19th January 2015
See some of the entries to Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s photography competition - and there's still time to enter.....
12:43pm Saturday 17th January 2015
ELLY McCAUSLAND reports from the frontline of the olive harvest in Italy
1:07pm Friday 16th January 2015
STEPHEN LEWIS hears from heroic human rights defenders taking shelter in York.
2:08pm Wednesday 14th January 2015
WALMGATE 200 years ago was a distinctly rural street. At least it was if you believe Henry Cave...
1:04pm Wednesday 14th January 2015
“Modern day heroes who walk towards harm.” That’s how the dedicated volunteers of the Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team have been described for the vital, lifesaving work they do across some of the most remote parts of the area.
9:11am Tuesday 13th January 2015
Are you sitting comfortably? MAXINE GORDON unveils the work of York’s Storymakers.
4:01pm Friday 9th January 2015
Fashionably funky gym wear gives us the perfect excuse to get fit in 2015, says MAXINE GORDON.
9:37am Friday 9th January 2015
Interested in history, art or gardening? If so there may be a great opportunity waiting for you at a National Trust stately home just outside York, as MATT CLARK reports.
9:29am Thursday 8th January 2015
In just over a month - on February 11 - it will be 30 years since St Leonard's Hospice welcomed its first in-patients. STEPHEN LEWIS reports
3:50pm Wednesday 7th January 2015
AT this time of year many of us start to think about holidays. For some it is hot, sandy beaches or mountains and wilderness, for others it is culture and antiquities or something a bit more adventurous.
1:25pm Wednesday 7th January 2015
The National Railway Museum is to pay a unique tribute to Sir Winston Churchill on the 50th anniversary of his state funeral. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
10:40am Tuesday 6th January 2015
Happy New Year! MAXINE GORDON spells out her alphabetical preview of 2015
11:50am Monday 5th January 2015
This will be another year of First and Second World War anniversaries. MATT CLARK looks at one of York’s most poignant reminders of man’s inhumanity to man, while highlighting the importance of reconciliation.
11:12am Saturday 3rd January 2015
TV wine pundit Olly Smith will be sharing some secrets from the wine cellar at a special event in York.
12:49pm Friday 2nd January 2015
Starting any business from scratch is hard, but farming must be a Herculean task. MATT CLARK meets a first generation sheep farmer who bought a flock by selling his Xbox.
8:57am Thursday 1st January 2015
HOW'S the sore head? Not too bad, we hope. Today's the day when we traditionally start looking ahead to what the new year will hold.
8:00am Thursday 1st January 2015
The Freedom of Information Act came into force ten years ago today. GAVIN AITCHISON looks at how it has given the public and the media unique access to official information.
7:00am Tuesday 30th December 2014
MAXINE GORDON looks back over 2014 and picks her top ten women of the year – at home and abroad – from the worlds of music, TV, sport, politics and everyday life here in York.
9:22am Tuesday 30th December 2014
Volunteers at the University of York’s NightSafe team patrol the city centre during busy nights, offering assistance and support to vulnerable and drunk people of all ages. DAN BEAN joined them for a shift, to find out more about the group.
12:40pm Monday 29th December 2014
THREE years ago, York applied to be a UNESCO world heritage site. This bid failed, but now the city has finally won UNESCO recognition – not, as you might suppose, for its mediaeval architecture, but as its first official city of media arts in Britain.
11:04am Saturday 27th December 2014
ANDREW PERN offers a recipe for a leisurely breakfast and a holiday-store cupboard standard.
9:31am Friday 26th December 2014
EMMA CLAYTON looks at a striking photographic exhibition that takes you backstage and behind the scenes at Opera North
12:28pm Wednesday 24th December 2014
HERE'S a festive treat for you. No, nothing to do with Christmas. Instead, it is a look back to one of the biggest festivals in York's long history – that held in 1971 to mark the city's nineteen hundredth anniversary.
Christmas selection boxes over the years - 14 pictures and long-lost classics galore - which do you remember?
5:00pm Tuesday 23rd December 2014
Join us for a tasty trip down memory lane...
9:23am Tuesday 23rd December 2014
MAXINE GORDON meets two young fashion entrepreneurs flying the flag for the small trader
2:06pm Monday 22nd December 2014
Can’t wait for spring to come? Fed up with dark nights and gloomy weather? Well even at this time of year. York offers spectacular sights, especially when the sun shines. MATT CLARK reports from one of the best.
2:21pm Monday 22nd December 2014
POSTAL bosses have revealed a list of Britain's most festive street names, ahead of Christmas.
3:00pm Friday 19th December 2014
Looking for some last-minute presents? Or an alternative to wine with your Christmas dinner? Look no further....
2:24pm Friday 19th December 2014
EARLY sunlight throws into relief the weird stone jumble of Brimham Rocks, the expanse of Nidderdale falling away at its feet.
12:20pm Thursday 18th December 2014
York Central MP Hugh Bayley will be standing down at the next election. He spoke to STEPHEN LEWIS.
12:38pm Thursday 18th December 2014
York-trained medics are heading to Africa to join the fight against ebola. Chris Webber reports.
1:07pm Wednesday 17th December 2014
York is one of the worst housing blackspots in England, with only three per cent of its homes classed as affordable. MATT CLARK meets the head of an organisation that offers an alternative to buying.
12:10am Tuesday 16th December 2014
THE World Cup and the new John Lewis store at Monks Cross were among the most-searched for topics on Google by York residents this year, the company has revealed.
2:47pm Tuesday 16th December 2014
NADIA JEFFERSON-BROWN skies and skates through a Christmas Adventure
2:42pm Tuesday 16th December 2014
North Yorkshire foodie Annie Stirk has turned a derelict country barn into a modern, open-plan, award-winning home. She tells MAXINE GORDON about her recipe for a successful conversion
1:52pm Monday 15th December 2014
Garden birds face a tough winter, but there is a lot you can do to help them through, finds STEPHEN LEWIS.
11:00am Friday 12th December 2014
Hayley Cropper's Corrie death, a bearded songstress winning Eurovision and a Baked Alaska scandal... Here's a look back at some of 2014's most memorable TV moments.
9:02am Friday 12th December 2014
York's army commander Brigadier Greville Bibby is to retire after a glittering 34 year career. He spoke to STEPHEN LEWIS
10:36am Thursday 11th December 2014
IT was one hundred years ago next Tuesday that the Imperial Germany Navy's High Sea Fleet launched a devastating bombardment of three English seaside towns: Scarborough, Whitby and Hartlepool. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
8:53am Thursday 11th December 2014
Christmas is all around us and so the feeling grows. MATT CLARK soaks up its spirit in York city centre.
12:02pm Friday 30th January 2015
THE other day two Jehovah's Witnesses called at my house. When I told them I was a practising Catholic, they quickly wrapped up the conversation and moved on to my neighbour's. In the words of a school report, they probably put me down as "tries, but could do better".
9:14am Thursday 29th January 2015
WHAT would be a suitable punishment for the thieving idiots who threw a paving slab through a plate-glass window at York Theatre Royal and smashed their way into a donations box, stealing around £1,000 left by theatre-goers?
10:05am Tuesday 27th January 2015
I’D TAKEN on the task of mowing the grass, something which is almost exclusively the domain of my husband. He had argued against my involvement, but didn’t feel well enough to do it himself.
2:01pm Saturday 31st January 2015
THE international price of milk has fallen below the break-even cost of many British farmers. The big supermarkets have used this ruthlessly, and are destroying swathes of agricultural production. Other letter writers have commented on this at length.
2:00pm Saturday 31st January 2015
I HAVE no objection to supermarkets selling milk below cost. But they should not be allowed to force the producer to bear the losses of their marketing ploy.
1:59pm Saturday 31st January 2015
“SCRUTINY of tour party losses to be postponed” (The Press, Saturday, January 24.
1:58pm Saturday 31st January 2015
FURTHER to all the reports of further housing being built in and around York, too many to list and then there’s the York Plan, I think it’s about time the planners and builders woke up and smelled the coffee.
12:48pm Saturday 31st January 2015
WORKERS at McDonald’s in York have handed St Leonard’s Hospice a cheque for £620 after Christmas fundraising in the restaurant.
11:15am Thursday 29th January 2015
A YORK garden centre has raised more than £25,000 for charity.
Join us for a walk down memory lane in Fulford...
Join us for another trip down memory lane in York....
2:28pm Monday 26th January 2015
WELCOME to Petergate at the turn of the last century - about 1890 to 1910.
2:12pm Monday 26th January 2015
HENRY Steele, 25, was told he was unlikely to make Christmas without a liver transplant. He tells health reporter KATE LIPTROT how a last minute transplant transformed his life and gave him hope for the future.
1:49pm Monday 26th January 2015
Massage with a bamboo stick may sound like torture, but it is sheer bliss, discovers MAXINE GORDON.
1:42pm Monday 26th January 2015
We are almost one month into the New Year – how are your New Year Resolutions holding up?