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.
9:17am Thursday 28th August 2014
York missed out on the industrial and manufacturing boom of the 18th century and instead became a fashionable centre of Georgian high society. But according to a new book, that's precisely why it was able to develop into the 'chocolate city' of Rowntrees and Terrys, finds STEPHEN LEWIS
2:58pm Wednesday 27th August 2014
Could a modern tram system be the answer to York’s congestion problems? Former Liberal Democrat councillor Christian Vassie thinks so - and, following a visit to two French cities with tram systems of their own, he’s made a film explaining why. STEPHEN LEWIS and MARY O’CONNOR report.
12:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014
Yorkshire horse racing legend Mister McGoldrick achieved huge success on the track and is still a winner in retirement – teaching young horses how to behave, and acting as an ambassador for the New Beginnings charity, which retrains and rehomes former racehorses. Steve Wright, one of his biggest fans, went to meet him.
1:03pm Monday 25th August 2014
Retired naturalist and horticulturalist John Bardet has planted his York garden to attract butterflies and a wealth of insect life.
1:34pm Saturday 23rd August 2014
It was years before Chris Poole discovered what happened to his father during the Battle of Mons 100 years ago today, reports STEPHEN LEWIS.
1:37pm Saturday 23rd August 2014
Travel writer DANIEL START introduces excepts from his book Hidden Beaches with a fine Yorkshire beach and some examples from further north.
12:02pm Friday 22nd August 2014
THE entry in Jack Ibbetson's diary for August 9, 2014, is brief and to the point. "Very hard start to the journey," he wrote. "Only made easier by the people I met at Cape Cornwall and the family who stood either side of the footpath and saluted me as I went past. Too tired to write more. Night."
9:09am Thursday 21st August 2014
The twin cupolas of the York cattle market in Paragon Street were for many years almost as distinctive a part of the York skyline as the Minster or Clifford'sTower.
1:21pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
In the latest in our occasional series on great Yorkshire churches, STEPHEN LEWIS visits one of the finest parish churches in the North – Beverley Minster.
2:47pm Monday 18th August 2014
This week the month-long Yorkshire Medieval Festival turns its attention to early combat methods. As MATT CLARK discovers, they are surprisingly familiar.
2:15pm Saturday 16th August 2014
AS a manager at upmarket lingerie firm Rigby & Peller, Kathryn Rolfe had served several famous customers at the company's flagship store opposite Harrods in Knightsbridge.
9:16am Friday 15th August 2014
This summer, York city centre has been saturated with a range of talented street performers. CHARLOTTE WAINWRIGHT went out to meet some of them.
10:17am Thursday 14th August 2014
ASK most would-beTory MPs who their heroes are, and you'll get a fairly predictable answer: Margaret Thatcher or Sir Winston Churchill most likely.
2:11pm Monday 11th August 2014
The North Sea is not a good place to be stranded but rescues cost serious money and Scarborough lifeboat is running an appeal for new equipment. MATT CLARK discovers why.
1:34pm Saturday 9th August 2014
A sleepy corner of North Yorkshire has been given a cool Scandinavian make-over. MAXINE GORDON finds out more • Pictures: Frank Dwyer
9:23am Thursday 7th August 2014
Stephen Joseph Theatre associate director Henry Bell wanted to find a challenge for writers who were not internationally famous or who had not worked in the theatre before. As he tells Steve Pratt, the result was Screenplay
3:24pm Wednesday 6th August 2014
MATT CLARK visits RAF Fylingdales to hear about tracking space debris and the vital role of the information gathered there plays in our lives.
3:37pm Monday 4th August 2014
It is possibly Britain's most misunderstood and under-appreciated hobby. Now the National Railway Museum is preparing to stage a five month celebration of all things Trainspotting. STEPHEN LEWIS reports
12:32pm Friday 1st August 2014
National flower judges will be in North Yorkshire today. MATT CLARK went to see the final preparations ahead of their visit.
10:19am Thursday 31st July 2014
Newgate Market is temporarily back in its original home while Newgate is refurbished. STEPHEN LEWIS looks back at the history of the
3:11pm Wednesday 30th July 2014
Flamingo Land's three Sumatran tiger cubs are now more than four months old. STEPHEN LEWIS went to meet them - and their formidable mother
9:20am Tuesday 29th July 2014
When a young Leon Theremin invented a unique instrument to detect runaway prisoners during the height of the Russian Civil War, little did he know that almost a century later it would be the source of a medical breakthrough.
2:31pm Monday 28th July 2014
WILDLIFE in all its many forms (plus one photo of a domestic moggy in rather unusual circumstances) feature today, thanks to pictures sent in by readers.
12:25pm Saturday 26th July 2014
Flowers cultivated on a small patch of land near York are filling the city with colour. SARAH SMITH traces the growth of a cottage garden industry
12:39pm Friday 25th July 2014
IF you're stuck for something to do with the family this weekend, you could do far worse than head out to Sutton Park on Sunday.
2:27pm Friday 25th July 2014
With 25 years of service to motorists, PATROLMAN PHIL takes a wry look at the business of being a ‘breakdown technician’ and recalls stories from the roadside as well as offering the occasional helpful motoring snippet
9:50am Thursday 24th July 2014
The future of York's Stonebow House will be debated on Saturday. MATT CLARK looks at the options
1:35pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Former miner Trevor Morris couldn’t get enough of going underground. In his spare time he went caving and discovered the beauty of phosphorescence.
3:21pm Monday 21st July 2014
You don’t need to head for the sticks to find the quintessential English village. MATT CLARK spent the morning in one, just north of York.
1:14pm Saturday 19th July 2014
ANDREW PERN of the Star Inn The City conjures up a new take on strawberries and cream
2:51pm Friday 18th July 2014
Books or e-readers? Opinions are divided which way it will go, but MATT CLARK meets a man who reckons talk of the book’s demise is greatly exaggerated.
12:51pm Thursday 17th July 2014
Women can now be bishops - and following a cabinet reshuffle, there are now also more women at the top level in government. Is the glass ceiling now a thing of the past - or is there more still to do? STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
11:58am Wednesday 16th July 2014
THIS is the Castle Howard arboretum as you'll never have seen it before: from the air.
2:51pm Monday 14th July 2014
A 2,000-home new town at Earswick, a freight depot at Askham Bryan and new solar farms on York's outskirts are among proposed additions to York's draft local plan. You have until Wednesday to make your views known. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
2:11pm Monday 15th September 2014
HIGH up on the North York Moors the heather has been particularly beautiful in recent weeks.
7:59am Friday 12th September 2014
RECENTLY I attended a family wedding in Canada, where the winters are harsh but the summers are glorious. Or so we had heard.
7:56am Friday 12th September 2014
It is becoming increasingly clear that we need to tackle the growing crisis of horses being abandoned and tethered on our roadsides.
9:27am Monday 15th September 2014
THERE should be no need for food banks with farm prices the lowest in many years. Every commodity we produce being at rock bottom.
9:26am Monday 15th September 2014
THE ludicrous allegation by the right-wing media that the EU wants to ban kettles is piffle disguised as journalism. Only the gullible would fall for it.
9:25am Monday 15th September 2014
IN Monday’s paper there was a celebration and yet more drawings of York’s new community stadium with a cinema and new pool. What was wrong with the old pool?
9:24am Monday 15th September 2014
PRIME Minister David Cameron has sentenced hundreds of badgers to a painful death, with more to be slaughtered soon.
8:28am Monday 15th September 2014
A TEAM of staff from a coffee roasting company, along with their friends and family, are preparing to get on their bikes and ride from Lincoln Cathedral to York Minster.
9:46am Monday 15th September 2014
FOUR hundred cyclists pedalled their way through the Wolds from York at the weekend to raise an estimated £80,000 for charity.
2:54pm Monday 15th September 2014
WE take a trip back in time to Acomb in the first half of the twentieth century in Yesterday Once More this week, courtesy of a visit to our archives.
6:30pm Thursday 11th September 2014
Join us for another trip down memory lane in York...
Do you remember the 1950s, or do you wish you did? Here are 22 pictures from those bygone days.
2:47pm Monday 15th September 2014
WITH its zip wires and tree-top walkways, Go Ape is one of the most popular adventure days out in the UK. Kate Liptrot goes on a forest adventure.
2:37pm Monday 15th September 2014
When Charlie Howram was diagnosed with a severe form of hypermobility, his family all realised they had it too, writes health reporter Kate Liptrot.