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10:04am Saturday 25th May 2013
11:33am Friday 24th May 2013
11:35am Thursday 23rd May 2013
I MUST admit to enjoying the swivel-eyed loons. Nothing lifts the spirits like Tories chewing each other’s legs off. This is not to make a political point so much as to recognise how good they are at it.
8:43am Wednesday 22nd May 2013
8:37am Wednesday 22nd May 2013
TWAS a clash worthy of Luke Skywalker v Darth Vader, the Doctor v the Daleks or Kirk v the Klingons when members of two rival Norfolk sci-fi clubs, some in fancy dress, confronted each other over the momentous issue of getting an autograph from an actor who once appeared in Doctor Who.
10:47am Monday 20th May 2013
11:04am Friday 17th May 2013
HERE’S a novelty. ‘Tweet of the Day’ isn’t actually a tweet – as in a pithy pronouncement in 140 characters or less on social networking site Twitter – but a real soundclip of birdsong on BBC Radio 4.
8:51am Thursday 16th May 2013
11:07am Tuesday 14th May 2013
11:06am Tuesday 14th May 2013
11:37am Monday 13th May 2013
IT’S a long time since I reported on the vision for the introduction of the footstreets in York. I was the local government reporter for the then Coney Street-based Evening Press and the clamour of protest about the dream of a pedestrianised city centre was deafening.
9:50am Friday 10th May 2013
8:14am Friday 10th May 2013
Like many York residents, I was dismayed and saddened by the recent publication of the Council's plans to destroy York's greenbelt, by building thousands of homes on it, as well as a number of traveller sites and wind farms.
9:35am Thursday 9th May 2013
IT IS PLEASING to wonder if the council’s new West Offices has a banner bearing the words: “You can’t please all of the people all of the time… but you can sure as hell annoy most of the people most of the time.”
9:35am Tuesday 7th May 2013
THERE’S a new voice in British politics, the headlines boomed at the weekend. It remains to be seen what impact UKIP’s strong showing in recent polls will have on the make-up of the next Government – how often do mid-term elections reflect the voting at the following General Election? – but they’ve certainly provided a jolt for the “established” parties.