1:17pm Friday 22nd May 2015
YORK today is a bustling shopping destination with big brands and designer names drawing the fashionable from far and wide.
11:00am Monday 18th May 2015
WILL you be watching the Eurovision Song Contest this weekend? If so, you'll enjoy this stroll down memory lane.
2:19pm Wednesday 20th May 2015
Plans to break up York’s biggest amateur sports club have been shelved – for now, at least. But the York RI will still have to be restructured, if it is to avoid losing tens of thousands in rates relief from next April. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
10:47am Tuesday 19th May 2015
WITH her green hair and electric blue dress covered in pieces of mirror, Paige Manning looks out of this world. The 18-year-old from Garforth is modelling her own creation ahead of tomorrow's York College Fashion Show at the racecourse.
10:22am Tuesday 19th May 2015
A special broadcast at York’s City Screen cinema on Thursday will recall the day when millions of ordinary people - including 1,100 from York - took to the streets of London to protest at the war against Iraq. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
12:23pm Monday 18th May 2015
A new initiative in York is really buzzing. MATT CLARK finds out more about it.
12:38pm Saturday 16th May 2015
JULIAN COLE tries a veg-box service with a difference, in that each box contains all you need to make three meals for two people.
12:31pm Saturday 16th May 2015
LAURA KNOWLSON enjoys a spring feast at the Black Swan at Helmsley.
11:58am Saturday 16th May 2015
The York Festival of Ideas kicks off next week. STEPHEN LEWIS reports on the fifth such event.
11:58am Friday 15th May 2015
A team of distinguished architects have been in York judging entries for this year’s York Design Awards. STEPHEN LEWIS joined them on a tour of inspection.
10:57am Thursday 14th May 2015
WHEN we meet for a coffee, Ails McGee cuts a dash as a very stylish woman about town.
11:15am Thursday 14th May 2015
IN two months time, it will be thirty years since school reorganisation in York spelled the end of the city's grammar and secondary modern schools. Former Nunthorpe Grammar School teacher Darrell Buttery is now planning a school reunion to mark the anniversary. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
11:29am Wednesday 13th May 2015
Sao Paulo’s street traders earn a difficult living in a city known for its stark inequalities. KATE LIPTROT reports on Christian Aid’s work to support the rights of some of its poorest residents.
12:13pm Monday 11th May 2015
The focus in Local Newspaper Week this week is on campaigning journalism. STEPHEN LEWIS reports on The Press’s campaigning tradition.
8:00am Saturday 9th May 2015
Reggae Reggae Sauce guitar man Levi Roots, tells MAXINE GORDON how he’s looking forward to bringing a flavour of the Caribbean to this year’s Malton Food Festival
10:14am Friday 8th May 2015
Retired York publican Barry Grayson took a series of unforgettable photographs on the night York Minster burned. Many have never been published before. He spoke to STEPHEN LEWIS.
2:42pm Wednesday 6th May 2015
Nearly 100,000 women have been killed inside their homes in Brazil in the past three decades. On a trip with Christian Aid, KATE LIPTROT visits a life saving safe house helping women escape the violence.
7:00am Monday 4th May 2015
See which gems you've yet to discover....
11:43am Tuesday 5th May 2015
Can you look grand but still be green? MAXINE GORDON reports on ethical occasion wear.
11:30am Monday 4th May 2015
Steve Williams left the corporate world for a creative path and is now an artist and a gardener. He talks to RUTH ADDICOTT.
12:54pm Saturday 2nd May 2015
AROMAS of warming spices and meats mingle in the air and lead you by the nose to the furthest corner of the new-look Shambles Market.
6:00am Saturday 2nd May 2015
JULIAN COLE follows the tourist trail to Bowness for one night only and finds plenty to enjoy indoors and out.
10:39am Friday 1st May 2015
Schools, volunteers, local historians and professional archaeologists have been delving deep into Tadcaster’s past, to find out about the Roman town, its Norman castle – and a memento to a long-ago bare knuckle prize fight. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
10:33am Thursday 30th April 2015
History isn’t just about musty old documents: it is also about the memories and experiences of ordinary people. MATT CLARK meets the people behind a unique exercise in social history taking place right now in York.
9:23am Wednesday 29th April 2015
STEPHEN LEWIS looks back at the ground’s history – and ahead, to what the future holds.
2:47pm Tuesday 28th April 2015
IT’S the time of year when the red Virgin hot air balloon can often be seen in the skies above York.
2:40pm Tuesday 28th April 2015
Viv Nicholson infamously vowed to “spend, spend, spend” after winning a fortune on the football pools in the 1960s. MAXINE GORDON hears an eyewitness account of those heady days from family friend, York hairdresser Jacqui Reilly.
1:59pm Monday 27th April 2015
The BBC’s next big flagship drama, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, was filmed at locations across Yorkshire, including York. But does it really signal the rise of the region as a TV powerhouse? STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
8:00am Saturday 25th April 2015
Yorkshire has some of the finest stately homes, historic castles and formal gardens in the country. If you’re looking for a great day, you’re spoilt for choice, says STEPHEN LEWIS.
8:00am Saturday 25th April 2015
MAXINE GORDON heads to Disneyland Paris with her tweenager and discovers the legendary magic has no age barriers.
10:10am Friday 24th April 2015
In the second of two ‘meet the candidate’ spreads, we invited the five parliamentary candidates standing for York Outer to introduce themselves.
9:41am Thursday 23rd April 2015
An 1857 escape attempt from York Castle prison, a catalogue of weapons held in Clifford’s Tower after the civil war and details of the Archbishop of York’s underwear in the 1870s: it’s all there in recently catalogued material in York’s city archives. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
3:47pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015
Some of the most important, yet little known, battles were fought in Yorkshire during the Middle Ages. MATT CLARK meets a York historian who is about to shed light on them.
2:28pm Tuesday 21st April 2015
Maxine Gordon finds that nowadays women like to flirt with fragrance rather than sticking with their old favourite.
Do you love wild plants and flowers? If so, botanists need YOU to start keeping a record of wild plants in Yorkshire
2:33pm Monday 20th April 2015
CAN you tell your bee orchid from your wood cranes-bill? How are you at spotting a rare pasqueflower or the gloriously-named melancholy thistle?
1:31pm Saturday 18th April 2015
Yorkshire has some great amateur wildlife photographers, as the winners of this year's Yorkshire Wildlife Trust wildlife photography competition reveal, says STEPHEN LEWIS. And if you think you can do better, the Trust will be repeating the competition at the end of this year...
1:50pm Saturday 18th April 2015
So this is where it all began. One of the greatest and most popular movements in art started here among the half-timbered houses and by the picturesque harbour of Honfleur, when a teenage Claude Monet was invited by local artist Eugene Roudin to come and paint landscapes out of the studio, 'en plein air.'
1:00pm Saturday 18th April 2015
LOCAL poets Don Walls and Anneliese Emmans Dean will be joining the string quartet from the York Music Centre for an evening of live music and poetry at York central library to mark World Book Night on Thursday.
10:44am Friday 17th April 2015
In the first of two York ‘meet the candidates’ spreads, we invited the seven parliamentary candidates competing for York Central to introduce themselves.
11:50am Thursday 16th April 2015
York’s historic Mansion House will be closed for a year from this summer while it undergoes a comprehensive £1.5m restoration. STEPHEN LEWIS finds out how the money will be spent.
11:02am Wednesday 15th April 2015
In the year of her retirement, York Museums Trust chief executive Janet Barnes has announced that York Art Gallery will charge for entry once it reopens. She tells STEPHEN LEWIS why – and also looks back on her 13 years in charge.
2:15pm Saturday 11th April 2015
MAXINE GORDON meets the man bringing the taste of Italian gelato to the heart of York.
11:28am Friday 10th April 2015
In the 16th century Rosedale was a hive of black-market glass-making. England’s only surviving furnace from the period is on show. MATT CLARK discovers its secrets.
11:53am Thursday 9th April 2015
City of York Council has made almost £100,000 worth of river safety improvements along the banks of the Ouse and Foss following a spate of drownings last year. With summer approaching, STEPHEN LEWIS joined river safety campaigner Jackie Roberts on a tour of inspection.
12:51pm Wednesday 8th April 2015
It was the Second World War cause célèbre and still provokes heated debate today. MATT CLARK meets an airman from York who flew on the infamous Dresden raid of 1945.
9:59am Tuesday 7th April 2015
MAXINE GORDON meets the York teenager heading for an elite college that breeds nannies fit for the royal family.
1:30pm Monday 6th April 2015
Retired Haxby GP and keen amateur photographer Allan Harris is to get his first ever solo exhibition. He spoke to STEPHEN LEWIS.
8:00am Saturday 4th April 2015
Shambles Market in York is open again for business and hoping for a great Bank Holiday weekend following its £1.6 million refit. STEPHEN LEWIS went along to find out what stallholders and customers think of the new look.
12:18pm Saturday 4th April 2015
JULIAN COLE fails to keep a clear head as he heads to a whisky tasting in York
8:00am Saturday 4th April 2015
Star Inn chef ANDREW PERN has a delicious suggestion for your Sunday menu.
2:08pm Friday 22nd May 2015
IS THE BBC biased? Yes, of course it is – depending on who you ask. Those on the right insist the BBC is a left-wing plot, while those on the left say the Corporation slavishly follows an agenda set by right-wing national newspapers.
10:48am Friday 22nd May 2015
I RECENTLY found myself in a discussion about equality with an old friend, who managed to brilliantly illustrate a point on inequality with one simple question.
10:26am Tuesday 19th May 2015
WHEN I look back at my youth, exams were few and far between. Bar spelling and multiplication tests, I can’t recall having any exams at primary school.
10:40am Thursday 21st May 2015
I WOULD like to congratulate Cllr Chris Steward on his success in becoming leader of City of York Council.
10:39am Thursday 21st May 2015
I DO hope that the new Government is going to be very sympathetic when dealing with the nursing profession.
10:37am Thursday 21st May 2015
I WAS admitted to York Hospital for sinus surgery under the care of Andrew Coatesworth and his team. I felt it necessary to write and praise all the staff who were kind, caring and attended to everything I needed. I was in and out in seven hours to recover at home.
10:30am Thursday 21st May 2015
THIS year marks 40 years since the very first Macmillan nurse was appointed.
5:00am Thursday 21st May 2015
Join us for a trip down memory lane...
See all our recent nostalgia features and galleries in one place....
4:10pm Friday 15th May 2015
Take a trip down memory lane in Acomb....
10:13am Tuesday 19th May 2015
HEALTH leaders in York have met with residents to debate whether the NHS is in crisis and how local services can be improved in the future.
12:35pm Monday 18th May 2015
SPEAKING during Mental Health Awareness Week, Carl Senior has told of how he struggled with severe depression - and was helped to recover by the charity York Mind.