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Make a fashion statment with your shopping bags - and beat the 5p plastic carrier charge

How to beat the 5p plastic bag charge in style


Review: Ian McNabb, Fibbers, Friday, September 25

Review: The Upbeat Beatles, York Barbican, September 26

Sarah Quickfall raises a glass to a white wine and sorbet mix at La Cremeria Grande, Goodramgate      Pictures by Richard Doughty Photography

Ice-cream and alcohol prove the perfect cocktail at York gelateria La Cremeria Grande

Review: Darcy Oake: Edge Of Reality, York Barbican, Thursday

Review: Darcy Oake: Edge Of Reality, York Barbican, Thursday

Not quite a piece of cake

Not quite a piece of cake

The sweeping views from Arnside Knott   Picture: Nadia Jefferson-Brown

TRAVEL: A family break in north Lancashire

GOING STRONG: York Central WI members, Susan Ward, Hester Cashdan and Michelle Fowler outside Jacob’s Well Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

WI members in York share secrets of its success on centenary day

Steve Holding, owner of The Pig and Pastry, Bishopthorpe Road, with his new cookbook

The Pig and Pastry launches cookbook for cancer charity Candlelighters

Limited Edition cardigan, £59, Limited Edition dress, £49.50, rings £12.50, Autograph boots, £99, from M&S

Seventies boho swings back into style

Browsing the stalls during the York Festival of Food and Drink

York food festival serves up some tasty recipes

RESEARCH: Prof Colin Garner, the York scientist helping lead the search for better ways of using antibiotics

Why we should be worried about the rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs - and what a York-based charity is doing to fight back...

Daybreak over Whitby, by John Freeman

The River Esk in paintings, from source to sea

Euston Arch

Station To Station

York Hospital Radio DJ, Keith Lea who is celebrating 50 years on air. Picture: Matt Clark

It's not just Tony Blackburn who is celebrating 50 years on the air

FLASHBACK: All dressed up for Ladies Day at York's Ebor festival

Racing certs in the fashion stakes

York artist Emily Harvey who is producing an installation inspired by the things that matter to us most.

Memories are made of this

Cooke Key's iconic Sex Pistols image

York's rock star photographer

Award-winners Steve Dyson, left, and Gordon Howell

10 York coffee venues not to be missed - as chosen by two top experts

FAMILY BONDS: Eric's widow Mary Markham (centre) with daughters Rosalind Bowen (left) and Jane McKinlay who have published Eric Markham's war memoir Picture: Nigel Holland

York family mark VJ Day with harrowing memoir of dad's time as Japanese POW

Mike Smith who has just cycled all 2,732 miles from Tangier to York for charity. Picture: Matt Clark

Mike's epic odyssey

The thalassotherapy circuit at the Gloria Palace Amadores Thalasso and Hotel

Travel: Pampered by the Atlantic

Fiona Green, collections facilitator (art) at York Art Gallery with Susie MacMurray's Halo installation, which at close quarters looks very different. Picture: Matt Clark

Inside York's newly revamped art gallery

The Battle of Marston Moor

In search of the ghosts stalking Yorkshire's civil war battlefields

Members of the public enjoy the new art gallery when it opened for the first time on saturday

YORK ART GALLERY: Museums Trust boss speaks out on charges

BUSY BEES: Pictured from left are Ann Thornill, June Cariss, and Olive Wood, showing off some of the "twiddle muffs" designed for people with dementia    Picture David Harrison

Heworth knitters who natter for St Leonard's

The 12-metre tall Herring Eater, a bronze figure by American sculptor Tom Otterness, which forms part of the outdoor sculpture garden in Scheveningen. Picture: Nadia Jefferson-Brown

Going Dutch proves to be a real treat

Fedoras and fringing show that Seventies' style is swinging back

FASHION: Check out our A to Z of trends for the new season

Jeremy Bamber with then girlfriend Julie Mugford at the funeral of three members of his family

Did Jeremy Bamber kill his family 30 years ago? Make up your own mind, says local author Carol Ann Lee

Looking for Mansion House stories even the Lord Mayor doesn't know

Looking for Mansion House stories even the Lord Mayor doesn't know

Passing on the baton: Outgoing Civic Trust director Peter Brown (left) and incoming chief executive David Fraser

All change at top of Civic Trust that helps safeguard York's future

Graham and Julie West today. Julie won our Bride of the Year competition in 1990  Picture: David Harrison

Silver Wedding joy for our former Bride of the Year Julie West and husband Graham

Tadcaster through time

Tadcaster through time

York Explore Library archivist Jenny McGarvey. Picture: Matt Clark

It's amazing what you can find in a box

One of Kane Cunningham's seascapes

Kane's able

Joey Leyland, Matt Philpot and Ailish Byford jamming at the Jam Factory. Picture: Matt Clark

We're Jamming

An old photograph of the Robinson family butchers shop on Walmgate

OLD PHOTOS... Walmgate butchers in years gone by

Head gardener Alison Pringle planting the new edible garden

A new garden for York's art gallery that's good enough to eat...

New market manager Chris Price at the Shambles Market

How to make the most of York's new-look Shambles Market? We asked an expert - and the market's new manager...

Nuclear bomb testing in the Nevada desert

Inside York's cold war bunker, seventy years after the testing of the first atomic bomb

Maxine and her gang of teenage "code breakers" at The GR8escape in York

Cracking the cryptic factor at York's GR8escape

York cookery writer Sam Stern outside Cafe Concerto, one of his favourite cafes in the city  Picture: David Harrison

York writer Sam Stern focuses on cooking for one in new book

Sara Paretsky

Sara Paretsky's coming to York and Harrogate - now win a copy of her book

A Steam train sets off from Grosmont on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Picture: Matt Clark

Riding on board with the railway bobbies

Flixton Wold Oil on canvas by Peter Watson

Yorkshire's landscapes as you've never seen them

Huntington head John Tomsett outside his school

This Much I Know, says Huntington head John Tomsett in new book

Tracey Thorn at the Crown Hotel, Harrogate

Review: Tracey Thorn, Harrogate Literature Festival, Crown Hotel, Harrogate, July 5

It's showtime

Field supervisor Andy Cochrane supervises volunteers repairing the boardwalk at Wheldrake Ings with volunteers. Photo: Nigel Holland

The volunteers working their magic out at Wheldrake Ings

How we've spent 13 years getting lost at York Maze....

How we've spent 13 years getting lost at York Maze....

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