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2:41pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014
Two men have transformed a quiet corner of England into an exotic Himalayan-style woodland. JENNIFER KEE finds out how they did it.
9:29am Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Young North Yorkshire designer Charlotte Hazell makes clothes to cherish. MAXINE GORDON reports on her new collection
11:56am Monday 21st April 2014
Once, many of our historical treasures languished unseen in dusty vaults. Now, with the help of the internet, York’s museums are letting the world discover more about the city’s jewels. MATT CLARK discovers how it’s being done.
12:09pm Saturday 19th April 2014
MAXINE GORDON catches up with the Incredible Spice Men ahead of their star turn at Malton’s Food Lovers festival.
11:26am Friday 18th April 2014
"DO NOT take boring pictures," Tony Ray-Jones wrote to himself as he set out to photograph his now iconic images of the English.
9:25am Thursday 17th April 2014
JENNIFER KEE spends a day with environmental health officer Rachel Lambley
2:15pm Wednesday 16th April 2014
STEPHEN LEWIS visits a local nature reserve in the heart of York as is prepares to celebrate its tenth birthday in style.
2:05pm Monday 14th April 2014
York academic Celia Kitzinger and her wife Sue Wilkinson were one of the first lesbian couples to have their marriage recognised in the UK following a change in the law last month. She spoke to MARY O’CONNOR .
1:03pm Friday 11th April 2014
Every day in our The Way We Were column we delve into past issues of the paper to unearth quirky stories from long ago. MATT CLARK meets the woman who makes the selection.
9:44am Thursday 10th April 2014
Just weeks after the bodies of Megan Roberts and Ben Clarkson were found, police divers are searching the River Ouse again, this time for missing soldier Tyler Pearson. MARY O’CONNOR spoke to the head of the police diving unit about a difficult and sometimes traumatic job...
2:20pm Wednesday 9th April 2014
The Lendal Bridge trial has been axed. And not before time, say critics. As soon as the trial was announced, it sparked a wave of controversy. So what went wrong?
2:20pm Wednesday 9th April 2014
Was the Lendal Bridge trial such a bad move? Here are 10 arguments in favour...
12:05pm Wednesday 9th April 2014
York council leader James Alexander has never met his real father. He tells STEPHEN LEWIS why.
2:42pm Tuesday 8th April 2014
Mary Berry shares her kitchen secrets with MAXINE GORDON ahead of an appearance at the BBC Good Food Show in Harrogate.
1:01pm Monday 7th April 2014
Would you like to be more involved in the way decisions affecting York’s history and heritage are made? Then read on, says STEPHEN LEWIS.
1:35pm Saturday 5th April 2014
A new exhibition in York shows how the Georgians loved fashion just as much as we do. MAXINE GORDON reports.
10:01am Friday 4th April 2014
THEY are one of our most beautiful and best-loved birds. The sight of a barn owl ghosting silently out of woodland as twilight gathers can make a good day perfect.
9:46am Thursday 3rd April 2014
Sepia photos from the western front may sum up the First World War but, as an exhibition at Castle Howard shows, documents give us a snapshot of the home front - the other half of the Great War story. MATT CLARK reports.
2:45pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014
Two new museums dedicated to two rival kings open in York on Saturday: the Henry VII Experience at Micklegate Bar, and the Richard III Experience at Monk Bar. STEPHEN LEWIS went behind the scenes as Jorvik staff prepared for the opening.
8:50am Tuesday 1st April 2014
Reporter Victoria Prest takes part in a "blind walk" in York.
12:29pm Monday 31st March 2014
Work is under way at last, on at least the northern part of the Terry’s chocolate factory site in York. STEPHEN LEWIS went along to meet the architect.
2:11pm Saturday 29th March 2014
STUCK for things to do with the kids over the Easter break? How about a bit of messing about on the seashore?
9:33am Saturday 29th March 2014
MAXINE GORDON peers through the keyhole at the new John Lewis in York to find out what is in store for shoppers
2:16pm Friday 28th March 2014
It’s almost 30 years since a new Viking museum deep beneath the city of York first opened its doors to the curious public. STEPHEN LEWIS looks back at Jorvik Viking Centre.
11:34am Thursday 27th March 2014
Enter our chariy auction – and help raise funds to commemorate our war heroes in stained glass
2:25pm Wednesday 26th March 2014
YOU know you're in the right job when you start getting telephone calls about reindeer. The deer in question were at Harewood House, where filming was taking place for a new Christmas feature film, Get Santa.
9:59am Tuesday 25th March 2014
BY day, Marie Neal-Smith and Rebecca Downes are fashion tutors at York College. At other times they are Smith & Downes, cutting a name for themselves as designers of wedding dresses and occasion wear.
2:16pm Monday 24th March 2014
Today’s children are so out of touch with nature that just one in five will grow up to value it, conservationists have warned. Lara Lambert talks to one man whose daughters’ passion for everything wild is bucking the trend
12:56pm Saturday 22nd March 2014
Northampton may be the traditional home of English footwear, but Matt Clark meets the Yorkshire
1:08pm Saturday 22nd March 2014
Star Inn chef ANDREW PERN serves up two recipes perfect as a treat for Mother's Day
9:57am Friday 21st March 2014
Man’s relationship with the horse has inspired a talented North Yorkshire-based sculptor, as HELEN MEAD discovers
9:23am Thursday 20th March 2014
York's St Sampson's Centre is 40 later this year. STEPHEN LEWIS reports
2:28pm Wednesday 19th March 2014
Reporter HANNAH BRYAN dons her apron and heads to Bettys School of Cookery on a chocolate-making adventure.
1:37pm Wednesday 19th March 2014
A century ago New Earswick was created by one of York’s greatest philanthropists. Today it’s home to another, less known, benefactor. MATT CLARK went to meet him
2:31pm Tuesday 18th March 2014
MAXINE GORDON meets the north Yorkshire narrowboat artist behind the latest spring collection at Barbour
7:00am Monday 17th March 2014
A RENEWED drive is needed to end child poverty, three experts say today.
2:37pm Friday 14th March 2014
There have been many harrowing tales of the horrors endured by the young men who fought in the First World War. But life wasn't easy for those who refused to fight, either - the conscientious objectors. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
10:06am Thursday 13th March 2014
THE RSPCA in York is 150 this year. To mark the anniversary, it is launching a £150,000 appeal to refurbish the Landing Lane animal home. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
3:15pm Wednesday 12th March 2014
The York Minster Revealed project threw new light on the cathedral’s hidden treasures. Now a TV series has gone behind the scenes to look at some other less familiar aspects. MATT CLARK reports.
9:04am Wednesday 12th March 2014
HUGH BAYLEY, York Central MP and President of NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly,writes about the Crimea crisis and why Russia should be expelled from the G8.
9:43am Tuesday 11th March 2014
IT feels like I’ve stepped back in time when I meet Lucy Adlington. We are on Kirkgate, the Victorian street at York Castle Museum, and Lucy is wearing a full-length silk dress in olive green with a taffeta petticoat in bright orange.
2:17pm Monday 10th March 2014
We all worry about the effects of computer games on children, but MATT CLARK reports on a new project in York that is investigating how data from gaming could lead to health benefits.
1:17pm Monday 10th March 2014
Writing in The Press today, Eggborough chief executive Neil O’Hara says the Government must support biomass conversion projects in order for plans like Eggborough to survive.
1:05pm Saturday 8th March 2014
North Yorkshire designer Georgia Wilkinson takes inspiration for her quirky designs from the wildlife around her.
12:34pm Saturday 8th March 2014
After turbulent times and a spate of homelessness, Danny Nowell is now finding his feet again thanks to support from a homeless charity. JENNIFER KEE reports.
9:31am Friday 7th March 2014
In one lifetime, computers have gone from lumbering giants that filled a room to digital spectacles that can record and photograph everything you see. So where will we go next? STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
10:15am Wednesday 5th March 2014
A MAN struggles down the steps at York Station; two ‘ugly sisters’ perform in the De Grey Rooms; and an anemone fish attacks its own reflection – just some of the moments captured in this latest batch of images by members of the York Photographic Society.
12:00pm Tuesday 4th March 2014
PRETTY prints, hot colours and striking monochrome are just three of the sassiest trends for the new season.
6:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014
Get your frying pans at the ready as one of our favorite days of the year is here - it’s Pancake Day!
12:15pm Monday 3rd March 2014
York’s libraries, previously run by the city council, are about to pass into the control of an independent charity. STEPHEN LEWIS talks to library head Fiona Williams about what it will mean.
9:26am Tuesday 22nd April 2014
BANK holidays – you either love them or hate them.
11:40am Monday 21st April 2014
HAVE you braved the roads this weekend? Were you part of the Great Get Away Good Friday exodus or did you batten down the hatches and spend the Easter break at home?
11:03am Friday 18th April 2014
DEPENDING on what time of day it is if/as you read this, I’ll either be heading to completely the wrong departure gate at one airport, seeing if I can keep up my fairly impressive record of getting nabbed for the is-this-your-bag-sir treatment (one of these days, I will answer “No, a complete stranger asked me to carry their bag through customs for them” and see what happens), or somewhere quite high in between.
12:55pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014
FURTHER to the closure of Lendal Bridge, if the council wishes to permanently close this bridge, perhaps it should consider opening another.
12:53pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014
THE former Culture Secretary, Maria Miller, finally quit after a battle to keep her job.
12:52pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014
DAVID CAMERON must have been sighing as news broke that one of the three women in his Cabinet was in trouble over her expenses.
12:52pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014
THE next meeting of the Yorkshire & North East Branch of the Elgar Society will be on Saturday, April 26, from 2 to 4 pm in the Bar Convent, Blossom Street.
7:56am Wednesday 23rd April 2014
PEOPLE booking their holidays this Easter have helped a York travel agent donate a chocolatey treat to Martin House Children's Hospice.
9:55am Wednesday 23rd April 2014
A TEAM of fundraisers have donated more than £5,000 to York Hospital's Special Care Baby Unit.
12:46pm Monday 21st April 2014
EASTER conjures many images and because it is a moveable feast those images can vary hugely. But with the weekend proving mild, none of us will have taken pictures quite as dramatic as these snowy scenes from 2008. And to prove Easter's ability to surprise, contrast them to the blistering heat of Scarborough sea front the year before.
2:46pm Monday 14th April 2014
THE first man to launch himself off Sutton Bank in a glider seems to have been one Erik Addyman. He'd have been little more than 20 years old when, in 1911 - just a few years after the Wright brothers' landmark flight - he decided to build his own flying machine.
3:31pm Monday 7th April 2014
DAVID Moncaster was very young when his grandfather Frank died. Yet he'll never forget a story his father Percy told him about his granddad.
12:05pm Monday 21st April 2014
MUM-OF-TWO Vicky Fenwick believes fate meant her thyroid cancer was caught early enough to be cured. She tells health reporter Kate Liptrot about her fight against the disease and how she has bounced back to train for the Great North Run half marathon.