9:30am Thursday 30th October 2014
THE photographs show a typical school day out at the seaside. Children are digging in the sand, paddling and squealing with delight as they ride donkeys along the beach.
3:20pm Wednesday 29th October 2014
YORK Minster silhouetted against a fiery evening sky; the Millennium Bridge seen from above, linking lush green grassland either side of the River Ouse; the ruins of St Mary's Abbey standing pristine under a fall of snow: just a few of the iconic images that feature in the 2015 St Leonard's Hospice calendar.
2:45pm Monday 27th October 2014
Maligned and misunderstood, it’s a hobby few admit to yet many have a sneaking fascination with trainspotting. Now the National Railway Museum is presenting an exhibition showing the adventure, mischief and drama of this once widespread hobby. MATT CLARK took along his notebook and pencil.
12:51pm Saturday 25th October 2014
SOMETIMES being a chef does have its advantages and great opportunities fall at your feet.
9:48am Friday 24th October 2014
The men of Pocklington who gave their lives in the First World War will be commemorated at a special exhibition in the town which opens next week. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
11:04am Friday 24th October 2014
STEPHEN LEWIS looks back at 132 years of The Press.
10:56am Friday 24th October 2014
IT’S all change at The Press. We have moved into new, purpose-built offices at the start of a new era for a newspaper which has been the main provider of news, sport and information to the people of York and surrounding area for 132 years.
1:16pm Thursday 23rd October 2014
In the second part of our investigation into York’s homeless, the manager of a vital service reveals plans to support more people in need of a roof over their heads.
3:29pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Bridlington is to star as Walmington-on-Sea in a new film of Dad’s Army. STEPHEN LEWIS visited the east coast resort to find out what the locals think of the idea...
9:52am Tuesday 21st October 2014
Laura Campbell is LA-bound for a sporting challenge of a lifetime. MAXINE GORDON meets York’s very special tennis ace
3:02pm Monday 20th October 2014
The nights are drawing in and summer is already a distant memory, but there are plenty of reasons to be cheerful. even in autumn. MATT CLARK looks at one of them, which begins at the end of the month.
1:43pm Saturday 18th October 2014
Wildlife artist ROBERT E FULLER describes the wealth of wildlife in Yorkshire – some of it here in York.
2:51pm Friday 17th October 2014
Anger is growing over council proposals to lease part of the bank of the River Ouse near the Millennium Bridge to the York Motor Yacht Club. In an about-turn yesterday, the council appeared to rule out the deal. But protesters will still gather on Sunday to underline their opposition. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
9:12am Friday 17th October 2014
HIDDEN behind the doors at one of York's most distinctive institutions are rooms which have been left untouched for a generation. Kate Liptrot goes on a tour behind the scenes at The Retreat.
12:44pm Thursday 16th October 2014
PRESS reader Nick Duck has a hobby: selling model trains and hi fi equipment at car boot sales.
3:14pm Wednesday 15th October 2014
Most visit in spring to witness the spectacular blaze of colour, but at this time of year the Moorlands Nature Reserve offers a more mellow charm, not to mention the odd surprise, as MATT CLARK discovered.
12:59pm Saturday 11th October 2014
There is more to the temporary gypsy encampment at the Eye of York than meets the eye, says STEPHEN LEWIS
8:40am Friday 10th October 2014
Can acupuncture offer relief from pain – and if so how? In a new episode of the BBC’s Trust Me I’m A Doctor on Wednesday next week, York acupuncturist Hugh MacPherson and a team of scientists from the York Neuroimaging Centre look at evidence for the way acupuncture may affect pain centres in the brain. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
8:39am Thursday 9th October 2014
WE all love gawping at aerial photographs. They give us a chance to see familiar streets and neighbourhoods from a new and exhilarating perspective - and also perhaps give us a feeling of freedom, the sense of soaring like a bird.
8:04am Wednesday 8th October 2014
WITH a clink and a clank, amid a fizz of sparks, farriers from far and wide will be competing this month for the title of world's best horse shoer at the Great Yorkshire Showground.
8:18am Tuesday 7th October 2014
IT would be fair to say that Suzanne Fagence Cooper is a bit obsessed with the Victorians.
10:50am Saturday 4th October 2014
THE Spanish Riding School of Vienna has been attracting admiring visitors for centuries.
9:50am Friday 3rd October 2014
Work by local quilters and embroiderers marks the centenary of the First World War in a beautiful and painstaking way, reports STEPHEN LEWIS.
12:29pm Thursday 2nd October 2014
A FEW days ago we reproduced three old photographs showing floral displays created by York Corporation gardeners on the city wall embankment in Station Road. One of the photographs was dated 1955, and showed a representation of Holgate Windmill, with its sails intact.
12:41pm Wednesday 1st October 2014
MY first experience of the Yorkshire Dales came on a long, hot summer 30 years ago. I'd given up my civil service job in London, bought a tent and a rucksack, then set out to walk from John O' Groats to Land's End.
3:17pm Tuesday 30th September 2014
Breast cancer patients in York now have a local support group thanks to the efforts of two young mums fighting the disease. MAXINE GORDON reports
3:12pm Friday 26th September 2014
Treasurer's House has no deer park to walk around. Instead, as its contribution to this year's National Trust 'Great British Walk' season, it is offering ghoulish guided tours of York's sickelways in the company of Mad Alice. STEPHEN LEWIS reports
1:13pm Wednesday 24th September 2014
King Richard III may be staying in Leicester. But a small parish church north of York has its own connections to the last Yorkist king - and plans to celebrate them next month. STEPHEN LEWIS reports on Sheriff Hutton's Richard III Flower Festival
1:13pm Saturday 20th September 2014
Some of the British Museum’s finest Roman treasures have come to Leeds as part of a touring exhibition examining the lives of Romans in Yorkshire. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
1:15pm Saturday 20th September 2014
ANDREW PERN of Star Inn The City suggests more recipes for readers, this time with game in mind
12:55pm Friday 19th September 2014
Members of the York Photographic Society were given access to York Minster after hours last year. The result is an exhibition of almost 50 photographs now running in the Minster’s Chapter House. Photographic Society president ALLAN HARRIS reports.
1:08pm Thursday 18th September 2014
BACK in the 1850s the then Dean of York, Augustus William Duncombe, had an idea. He wanted to build a wide new road leading up to the West Front of York Minster so as to create a clear open space in front of the great cathedral.
11:48am Wednesday 17th September 2014
The people of Scotland goes to the polls tomorrow in an independence referendum which remains too close to call. Whatever happens, there will be huge implications for the rest of the UK. STEPHEN LEWIS canvasses opinions in York.
3:20pm Friday 19th September 2014
Wednesday marked the 250th birthday of one of York’s greatest sons. The deaf astronomer John Goodricke, who from his flat in Treasurer’s House observed a type of variable star that ultimately helped us measure the size of the universe, was born in Holland. But when he was a few years old his English parents returned to this country and settled in York, possibly somewhere near Museum Street.
2:20pm Monday 15th September 2014
Killer whales are highly intelligent, socially organised – and the females are in charge. STEPHEN LEWIS speaks to a York scientist who has just returned from studying them.
12:41pm Saturday 13th September 2014
IF you ever caught Oz and James's Big Wine Adventure on the BBC, you'll know Oz Clarke. In two TV series, he and Top Gear's James May drove round the vineyards of first France and then California, sampling wines and quite frequently getting disgracefully drunk.
12:33pm Friday 12th September 2014
You’ll be able to try on a spacesuit and find how how we know what colour dinosaurs were at a spectacular science night in the heart of York. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
9:38am Thursday 11th September 2014
IN a feature on the Yesterday Once More pages of The Press recently reader Beryl Pallister recalled long-ago days spent with her bargeman father Charles Rayner on the barges that plied the Rivers Ouse and Foss.
3:07pm Wednesday 10th September 2014
Award-winning documentary maker Mark Flowers has travelled the world. But there’s still no place like home, he tells RUTH CAMPBELL.
10:01am Tuesday 9th September 2014
THIRTY years ago this autumn, the miners were on strike, famine was rife in Ethiopia and Ronald Reagan was poised to snatch a second term as US President and re-stoke the fires of the Cold War.
3:07pm Monday 8th September 2014
In a village near York, instrument-maker Richard Smith makes the finest brass instruments that have heralded occasions from the Olympics to royal weddings, reports MATT CLARK.
2:29pm Saturday 6th September 2014
MAXINE GORDON meets the man who has put York on a plate for the world.
2:10pm Saturday 6th September 2014
IT’S the oldest whisky festival in the UK, outside London – and next Saturday this day of the drams is back in The Ebor Stand at York Racecourse.
9:15am Friday 5th September 2014
PHIL BRADLEY calls them the Harey Bikers. Three bunnies on bikes he sculpted in willow for RHS Harlow Carr to celebrate the Tour de France coming to Yorkshire.
10:11am Thursday 4th September 2014
Jo Hughes finds it’s not so hard to get in to the sport of polo
9:41am Thursday 4th September 2014
Every Wednesday at the crack of dawn Yorkshire property agent and auctioneer Chris Clubley is at Selby Livestock Market preparing to sell hundreds of sheep, pigs and cattle.
3:08pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014
Felt artist Bridget Karn’s fine art pictures are painted, sculpted and moulded out of wool – they will open your eyes to the wonders of this ancient and natural artists’ material. She’s about to have have her first solo exhibition. JO HUGHES went to take a look.
2:14pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014
CAT Smith is a bit of a time traveller. As a make-up artist working in film, theatre and television, one job might require her to recreate a look from the 18th century, another ask for the 1980s.
3:14pm Monday 1st September 2014
I KNEW the first question was coming. We'd scarcely settled around the kitchen table in my home off Fishergate when Hazel Anderson fixed me with a look. Not a pushy look, or a judgemental one, just ... a look
2:53pm Friday 29th August 2014
This summer, we’ve been following BOB ADAMS’ occasional meanderings to find the source of the River Nidd. Today he describes the last few miles of his journey.
9:35am Thursday 30th October 2014
DAVID Cameron’s reaction to a larger-than-expected bill from the EU was puce and priceless. Well, he does give good fury. Yet something about his tantrum seemed not quite right.
8:57am Tuesday 28th October 2014
I’M LOATH to admit it, but I have a Facebook site. “Don’t call it a site, it’s a page,” my 16-year-old daughter sniped. “And you need a photo.”
2:36pm Monday 27th October 2014
LIFE, it seems, is just one long instruction not to do things. You know the sort of thing – councils putting up stern notices telling people no ball games are allowed, or not to walk on the grass.
10:15am Thursday 30th October 2014
I MUST admit that Chris Moncrieff is my least favourite of the regular contributors to the pages of The Press, but on October 23 he excelled himself.
10:14am Thursday 30th October 2014
YOU can tell an election isn’t far away because the government is now trumpeting the so-called HS3, a high-speed rail link between Manchester and Leeds. But HS3 does nothing at all for Manchester-Sheffield connectivity, and South Yorkshire gets a poor deal.
10:13am Thursday 30th October 2014
A RECENT news headline on the television said that the “NHS needs extra cash and overhaul”, which is obvious. But what can be done about it?
10:12am Thursday 30th October 2014
NEVER one to let facts get in the way of a good rant, Terry Smith (Letters, October 22), tells us that his party will “scrap Labour’s Human Rights Act”.
10:58am Thursday 30th October 2014
A TEAM of cyclists will take part in an annual fundraising ride from York Minster next month.
9:24am Thursday 30th October 2014
GOLFERS from around Yorkshire raised £11,300 for St Leonard’s Hospice at an annual golf day.
3:27pm Monday 27th October 2014
THERE aren't many secrets left to tell about a town with a history as rich as Knaresborough's, admits local historian Paul Chrystal.
3:06pm Monday 20th October 2014
MORE memories and old photos for you today from Van Wilson's new oral history book Butchers, Bakers and Candlestick Makers - this time focussing on Colliergate and King's Square.
3:23pm Monday 13th October 2014
YORK'S Shambles is known all over the world. It has been described as the finest street in Europe, and in the 2010 Google Street View Awards was named 'Britain's Most Picturesque Street'.
2:51pm Monday 27th October 2014
Know your numbers Following new research into the health benefits of fruit and vegetables, there are calls to up the current recommendation from five portions a day to seven. With five-a-day in question, how do other commonly quoted figures add up?
3:10pm Monday 27th October 2014
AFTER a tragic hit and run completely changed his life, Jack Martindale has gone on to make a remarkable recovery from a brain injury. Now the 25-year-old has written a book about his experiences. He speaks to health reporter Kate Liptrot.
3:23pm Monday 27th October 2014
There are approximately 360 joints in our body. The habitual restrictive movement patterns of our day to day activities, means that each of these joints can lose their full movement capacity over time.