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Columnists

Guest columnist and Southbank parent Jonny Crawshaw

Guest column : Campaigner's call over academy plans for York schools

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Emma Clayton

The days when Jackie was a teenage girl's best friend

STAYCATION: Nadia will be heading for Barmouth in Wales for her summer break

OPINION: Holiday costs outside term-time are obscene

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Helen Mead

Why do dads have to be so grumpy?

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Guest columnist Richard Bridge

GUEST COLUMN: York's poorest residents are being treated with disdain

Emma Clayton

RIP Stewpot, a true radio legend...

My open letter to David Cameron: forget the EU referendum, and sort out flood defences...

My open letter to David Cameron: forget the EU referendum, and sort out flood defences...

Helen Mead:  tempted to try spending a year in bed

Would a year in bed work?

Emma Clayton

My novel way to start the year

Edwyn Collins in 2013

Memories are more valuable, and the possibilities are endless

Oh for a normal British winter. Time for some snow and frost, please!

Oh for a normal British winter. Time for some snow and frost, please!

An elderly resident is rescued by members of a Mountain Rescue team in Huntington Road in York.  Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.

Lessons need to be learned from York's Boxing Day floods - and heroes honoured

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Happy queuer (normally): Helen Mead

I'm normally a happy queuer. But bah! humbug! these Xmas queues are too much...

Emma Clayton

Why nothing is sealed with a loving kiss any more

The chocolate box version of Christmas

When Christmas is just too much

Helen Mead: concerned for the future of the animals that share our planet

And the animals they died out one by one...

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Emma Clayton

Why I've lost that festive feeling

An RAF Tornado jet taking off on Thursday.

Is rush to war the best plan?

A year of weddings - ten brides and grooms on their big day

Ten weddings (no funerals)

Andy Murray preparing for Davis Cup final weekend in Ghent, Belgium

Why the Davis Cup final is a big deal for tennis fans and a young lad from East Yorkshire

Helen Mead

Black Friday is just not my bag

Emma Clayton

Trapped... in a department store changing room

Sue Nelson

The power of coincidence

Young minds and bad news

How do you talk to children about terrorism?

Columnist Helen Mead

Getting hip and fitting in at the gym

Lord Sebastian Coe has to deal with Russian cheating

Shame the countries that cheat at sport

How long can the beat go on?

How long can the beat go on?

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Helen Mead: why is everything so difficult these days, she asks?

My street light lament

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Why Halloween and Bonfire Night have become the Ad Man's dream

Why Halloween and Bonfire Night have become the Ad Man's dream

Bloodied and battle-weary, Michael Fassbender as Macbeth, soon to be haunted by the ghost of his friend, Banquo

Why ghosts are all around (and not just at Hallowe'en)

These kids are too scary for me!

These kids are too scary for me!

Lessons should come before holidays, says Emma Clayton

Parents should put school first

If we could go back in time ...

If we could go back in time ...

Columnist Helen Mead

Why I get radged when people don't know what I mean by back end...

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Emma Clayton

Clinging on to childhood

The busy streets of York City centre as shoppers make the most of the last Saturday before Christmas       Picture : Frank Dwyer. (42208811)

Let's entertain in the city centre

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Columnist Helen Mead

My fifties shade of grey

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Emma Clayton

One's for sorrow, two's for joy...

Teenagers at a vigil following last week's massacre in Oregon.

Surely time to change the law?

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Columnist Helen Mead wonders why no-one ever picks wild berries any more

Why does no one go blackberrying any more?

Dog troubles: columnist Emma Clayton

Calamity canine capers

A bag full of confusion

A bag full of confusion

Jeremy Corbyn, speaking at the Labour Party conference this week

Old Labour's new message

Emma Clayton: should I tip, or not?

To tip or not to tip?

Charities are finally discovering the meaning of charity

Charities are finally discovering the meaning of charity

Too busy for sleep: columnist Helen Mead

Why you won't catch me napping

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Whatever happened to reading a good book? asks Emma Clayton

Tapping on the iPhone, earplugs in, zoned out...the modern teen's version of relaxing

Emma Clayton

Why women still love the WI

UNCONTROVERSIAL: A view of an empty horizon.

Taking offence at everything

The plight of Syrian refugees cannot be ignored

Time to do the right thing for refugees

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