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Author and former teacher Sue Ellis

Former York teacher Sue Ellis writes book to encourage children to be the best they can be

Brian Goddard exploring the depths

York diver Brian Goddard unearths the lost secrets of sunken ships

Graham Bradbury at the wheel of the new York Against Cancer minibus

All aboard York Against Cancer's new minibus

Award-winners Steve Dyson, left, and Gordon Howell

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

York Maker, artist Linda Taylor, who paints intricate images of birds straight on to feathers

York Makers to stage two Christmas Fairs

North Yorkshire-based artist Sarah Güsten-Marr during her visit to Liberia

North Yorkshire artist Sarah Güsten-Marr meets children orphaned by Ebola in visit to Liberia

Charities who benefited from the last Lord Mayor's fundraising (including St Leonard's Hospice, SASH, Young Carers, York Civic Youth Choir, York Hospital Radio, Normandy Veterans, York Civic Trust etc) meet with former Lord Mayor, Ian Gillies, and his civ

Ever wondered what the Lord Mayor does for York? Quite a lot, as it happens.

Signal Boy Edward Roden, just 15 when he died

Remembering the heroes of Fishergate and Fulford

Abigail and Barney are gone. Gertrude, Nigel and 17 others await....

After Abigail and Barney.... Katie, Mary, Steve and 16 others await....

Mussels Steamed with Wine & Tarragon

Body, mind and soul: Mussels steamed with wine & tarragon

Lou Harrand who has opened Yogabomb in York, offering hot yoga classes  Picture: David Harrison

York tsunami survivor Lou Harrand launches new hot yoga studio to help beat depression

Miles Salter

The wolf, the witch and the York children's author

Crowds gather around the Christmas tree, in St Helen's Square, for the annual lights switch on

York's St Nicholas Fair promises to be the best yet - here are its top ten highlights

This picture of Monty won York snapper Andrea Denniss the title of Pet Photographer Of The Year in the prestigious Master Photographers Association (MPA) Awards

Top dog: York's Andrea Denniss wins first prize in national pet photography competition

Designers Ruth Gibbs (left) and Natalie Herbert, of Meiji, show off their colourful scarves and pocket squares

York designers turn their hand to luxury silk scarves using ancient dyeing techniques from Japan

LASHING OUT: In a scene from Coronation Street, Leanne Tilsley (Jane Danson) reels in shock after being hit by a remote control thrown by her moody step-son Simon Barlow (Alex Bain) Picture: (C) ITV Plc

Help, my son is beating me up - new campaign to highlight 'hidden' victims of domestic abuse in York

Jerk chicken getting the flame treatment on the hot grill at Turtle Bay, York. Picture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

Why York's new restaurant Turtle Bay is turning up the heat

Photographs are the only keepsake you should bring back from Africa says wildlife artist Robert Fuller

From elephants to Yorkshire barn owls: how you can help save your favourite wild creatures

A child peers through a peep hole at the new £1 million exhibition at The Bar Convent, York

Secrets and spies: the truth about York's new £1 million visitor attraction at the Bar Convent

TEAM YORKSHIRE: Atlantic rowers (l-r) Frances Davies, Helen Butters, Niki Doeg, Janette Benaddi

Meet the four York mums about to row across the Atlantic - probably naked

TV chef Gino D'Acampo, who is bringing his Q&A roadshow to York's Barbican on Friday

Question time with celebrity chef Gino D'Acampo ahead of his date at York Barbican

One of these coats is £369, the other is £20. Can you spot the difference?

Two yellow coats, one costs £369, the other £20 - can you spot the difference?

North Yorkshire artist Sarah Güsten-Marr who is travelling to Liberia on a charitable mission. Picture: Frank Dwyer

North Yorkshire artist Sarah Güsten-Marr heads to Liberia for emotional homecoming

York Barbican

REVIEW: Stewart Francis 'Pun - Gent', York Barbican

Carey Mulligan, centre, stars at Maud Watts in the movie Suffragette

What did the suffragettes do in York? Quite a lot actually...

Lancôme's Shehla Shaikh gives model Hannah Moran some red-carpet glamour

Get the look: 10 beauty secrets of the red carpet

Tim Hopgood, York author

York children's author Tim Hopgood spins a story web all about shapes

Jacob Murphy tucks into a selection of chocolate ice-creams made for Chocolate Week at LICC in York   Picture: Frank Dwyer

Check out York's top ten choc spots as Chocolate Week begins

Rachel Birch, of York, who has been treated for breast cancer

Rachel 1 - Cancer 0: Breast cancer, a survivor's story

CASUAL LUXE: Cassie wears printed trousers (£89.95) and sheer top (£64.95) both In Wear, shoes (£65.95) and bag (£310) by Ralph Lauren, all at Browns York

Top five fashion looks for autumn

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

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

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