1:31pm Wednesday 4th March 2015
It has been a slum and a red light area, and was also for centuries home to a religious community known as the vicars choral. STEPHEN LEWIS reports on the colourful history of Bedern.
10:33am Tuesday 3rd March 2015
Forget the Oscars. MAXINE GORDON finds some red carpet glamour closer to home perfect for prom night.
2:39pm Monday 2nd March 2015
THE timing of York Civic Trust's wide-ranging 'manifesto' for smartening up York could hardly have been better.
3:21pm Saturday 28th February 2015
MOTHER’S Day on Sunday, March 15 is an ideal occasion for those budding young Hestons to give Mum a day off, even though she will probably need the following week to get the kitchen back to normal.
3:09pm Saturday 28th February 2015
MATT CLARK spends the day with North Yorkshire’s newest swineherd at Carlton Towers – and reports on a venture to produce the finest pork for its cookery school.
1:14pm Friday 27th February 2015
POLITICIANS love statistics and in the run up to May's general election they will be bombarding those of us less enamoured by facts and figures with any number of reasons why they're right and everyone else is wrong.
12:59pm Thursday 26th February 2015
IS a congestion commission the best way to tackle the problem of York's traffic-choked streets? STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
2:37pm Wednesday 25th February 2015
David Hockney has sent a love letter to Yorkshire with a new exhibition of his vividly colourful iPad paintings of the Wolds, writes JIM GREENHALF.
2:46pm Monday 23rd February 2015
IT'S often said York turns its back on the Ouse, but take a walk along the banks and you will see a very different picture. There's always something to do: dogs to walk, bikes to ride, geese to be fed – just don't tell the council about that one.
9:35am Friday 20th February 2015
Film studies students from York College spent last week on a VIP tour of Hollywood. They spoke to STEPHEN LEWIS about what they had learned and gave their Oscar tips ahead of this weekend’s Academy Awards.
12:02pm Thursday 19th February 2015
If a picture paints a thousand words, there’s a whole library’s worth in North Yorkshire this spring. MATT CLARK went to admire some of the best photos of 2014 which are on display at Nunnington Hall and Rievaulx Terrace.
12:24pm Wednesday 18th February 2015
GOING, going... and back again! As engineering challenges go, it was a doozy.
8:00am Saturday 14th February 2015
Andrew Pern offers up a couple of warming recipes perfectly suited to this time of year.
9:28am Friday 13th February 2015
St Joseph’s Convent in Lawrence Street, once home to the Poor Clares, looks set to be turned into student flats. But remarkable photographs in The Press archives open a window into what life at the convent was once like. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
2:20pm Thursday 12th February 2015
These movies promise to make you laugh but also make you cry.
9:41am Thursday 12th February 2015
New Earswick Folk Hall will be going Back to the Sixties on Saturday. MATT CLARK recalls the glory days when Procol Harum and Pink Floyd played there.
3:11pm Wednesday 11th February 2015
It is 30 years ago today since St Leonard’s Hospice accepted its first inpatients. STEPHEN LEWIS reports on a remarkable York charity.
2:33pm Tuesday 10th February 2015
MAXINE GORDON suggests some Fifty Shades of Grey style for St Valentine’s Day.
2:11pm Monday 9th February 2015
Abandoned cars; a cyclist snapped in watery winter sunshine; a bowler caught in the midst of a downpour, his face a picture of concentration.
12:20pm Saturday 7th February 2015
Audrey Watson's wardrobe stores a lifetime of memories. MAXINE GORDON previews her collection of clothes from the 1960s and 1970s ahead of their auction in North Yorkshire.
9:59am Friday 6th February 2015
The records of the York Lambretta Club, the memoirs of a local suffragette - even the journal recording one of the great early discoveries of astronomy: York Archives have the lot. And each month archivists will be revealing more. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
9:51am Thursday 5th February 2015
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has been inundated with entries for its photography competition. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
1:11pm Wednesday 4th February 2015
The Government believes local people should be given more say in planning decisions. The 2011 Localism Act allows communities to develop their own ‘neighbourhood plans’ for just this reason. But how effective will they be? STEPHEN LEWIS visits Fulford, the latest York parish to go down this route.
9:24am Tuesday 3rd February 2015
From Sixties eyesore to lap-of-luxury apartments, Biba House offers boutique living in the historic heart of York. MAXINE GORDON peers through the keyhole.
2:40pm Monday 2nd February 2015
A sumptuous new book takes an artist’s-eye view of York and its finest buildings and streets. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
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.
11:42am Wednesday 4th March 2015
Another fun-packed fortnight with CU in the City York Children’s University CU in the City was back last month with a third series of exciting and interactive events. From the science of chocolate to the chemistry behind fireworks, we learnt all kinds of new things.
10:34am Tuesday 3rd March 2015
I SPENT at least an hour at the weekend struggling to open household goods.
10:24am Tuesday 3rd March 2015
York Theatre Royal has launched a campaign to raise £500,000 to help pay for its biggest upgrade in 50 years. Today, The Press publishes the latest in an occasional series of columns by writers explaining what the theatre means to them.
9:52am Wednesday 4th March 2015
I READ with increasing enthusiasm your centre-spread article of February 27 on the new movement devoted to the progression of this great county, in the form of Yorkshire First.
9:50am Wednesday 4th March 2015
I SEE by the announcement in The Press that York is to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.
9:46am Wednesday 4th March 2015
NICK Emmerson (Letters, March 2) certainly has a great saving on his energy bill by going through the scheme in conjunction with City of York Council.
9:46am Wednesday 4th March 2015
WE are getting a Boyes store in Acomb, which I believe is a good idea; can we also have a wet fish shop, a shoe shop, a Smiths or Waterstones book shop, another fruit and vegetable shop (for competition purposes).
11:39am Wednesday 4th March 2015
TREAT yourself to a posh afternoon tea and raise money for a new breast cancer charity in York.
10:38am Wednesday 4th March 2015
A CHARITY supporting homeless men and women in York has received a cash boost totalling more than £2000 from a business in the city.
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3:16pm Monday 2nd March 2015
Several readers have been in touch about a photograph we featured a couple of weeks ago which showed a double decker bus looming through thick fog in York.
3:04pm Monday 2nd March 2015
A befriending scheme has been set up at York Hospital to support people living with blood cancer. Its organiser, leukaemia survivor Carol Miller, speaks to health reporter Kate Liptrot.
2:53pm Monday 2nd March 2015
Food blogger Mary Sweeting gives us her idea of chocolate heaven.
2:45pm Monday 2nd March 2015
The great antibiotic overuse debate raises its head every year come flu season.