Get in touch: send your photos, videos, news & views by texting YORK to 80360 or send an email»
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.
9:17am Tuesday 7th May 2013
11:11am Monday 6th May 2013
12:50pm Friday 3rd May 2013
DO you ever have those dreams where you wake up and think “thank God that wasn’t real?” Mine are the usual ones such as being back at school and turning up for an exam (always maths) having done no revision.
9:30am Thursday 2nd May 2013
10:45am Tuesday 30th April 2013
BRIDGES are important in a river city, so it’s no surprise plans have resurfaced to make changes to arguably our most scenic crossing. Nor will it be a shock if the proposal to ban cars and motorbikes from Lendal Bridge sparks controversy.