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11:52am Friday 6th December 2013
York’s National Railway Museum has a stunning archive of material about the part played by the railways in the First World War. With the 100th anniversary of the war fast approaching, STEPHEN LEWIS finds out about the ambulance trains which ferried wounded soldiers back home from the front.
1:21pm Thursday 5th December 2013
10:05am Wednesday 4th December 2013
10:25am Tuesday 3rd December 2013
9:33am Friday 29th November 2013
9:25am Thursday 28th November 2013
4:18pm Thursday 28th November 2013
9:10am Wednesday 27th November 2013
There is at last a real prospect that the massive York Central site could finally be redeveloped, now the city council says it may be prepared to pay for a £10 million bridge across railway lines on to the land. STEPHEN LEWIS visited the site.
12:23pm Tuesday 26th November 2013
GENEOALOGY is a fascinating subject, leading thousands of ordinary people to investigate their family tree and spawning the popular TV series, Who Do You Think You Are?, where celebs go back to their roots (with a Kleenex at the ready).
10:54am Tuesday 26th November 2013
8:00am Saturday 23rd November 2013
10:09am Thursday 21st November 2013
9:48am Thursday 21st November 2013
11:40am Tuesday 19th November 2013
Tantrums, sulking and slamming doors aren’t just for tots and teens – adults can behave badly too. MAXINE GORDON meets the North Yorkshire therapist whose new book shines a light on the world of the ‘kidult’.
12:13pm Monday 18th November 2013
A chance encounter with war correspondent John Pilger inspired a North Yorkshire gap-year student to take up documentary photography, says RUTH CAMPBELL. Now Mark Read travels the world capturing incredible images for publications such as National Geographic and Time magazine.
11:07am Saturday 16th November 2013
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9:35am Thursday 14th November 2013
9:35am Wednesday 13th November 2013
One of the country’s leading stained glass artists has been commissioned to install a commemorative window in memory of our armed forces who have served in Afghanistan. She tells MATT CLARK what inspires her work.
9:55am Tuesday 12th November 2013
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12:51pm Monday 11th November 2013
10:13am Saturday 9th November 2013
10:02am Friday 8th November 2013
During Poppy Week, we remember heroes who paid the ultimate sacrifice during conflicts. But here, MATT CLARK previews another side to war – an exhibition at the Borthwick Institute which explores a York son who refused the call to arms.
11:19am Thursday 7th November 2013
9:22am Wednesday 6th November 2013
11:51am Monday 4th November 2013
9:34am Saturday 2nd November 2013
9:52am Friday 1st November 2013
12:01pm Thursday 31st October 2013
9:44am Wednesday 30th October 2013
2:40pm Tuesday 29th October 2013
12:50pm Monday 28th October 2013
10:47am Saturday 26th October 2013
12:22pm Friday 25th October 2013
'I feel safe here. I’m not anxious all the time, not constantly looking out of the window to see if he’s coming'
10:23am Thursday 24th October 2013
Domestic abuse is more common than you might think. The Lord Mayor of York Julie Gunnell, who last Friday launched a campaign to raise awareness about the issue in York, has chosen IDAS, the charity which works with abuse victims locally, as one of her charities of the year. STEPHEN LEWIS reports
11:14am Wednesday 23rd October 2013
1:03pm Saturday 19th October 2013
IF you’re lucky, you may have seen puffins during the breeding season at Bempton Cliffs or Flamborough Head, their small, stubby bodies nestled in a crevice in the rocks, their beaks a flash of colour.
11:55am Friday 18th October 2013
For decades, sculptor Sally Arnup has been crafting beautiful statues of animals and birds at her studio just outside York. Tomorrow, a new exhibition of her work opens at York’s Blake Gallery. STEPHEN LEWIS went to meet her.
10:26am Wednesday 16th October 2013
11:27am Tuesday 15th October 2013
11:22am Monday 14th October 2013
This Wednesday marks the centenary of the death of a true Yorkshire hero – Sir George Wombwell, the longest surviving officer who took part in the Charge of the Light Brigade. Military historian JAMES BANCROFT reports.
11:43am Saturday 12th October 2013
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9:00am Friday 11th October 2013
It was affectionately known as ‘The Blackberry Line’. Now, 100 years after it was opened, the story of the Derwent Valley Light Railway is told in a beautifully illustrated new book. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.
11:40am Thursday 10th October 2013
9:36am Wednesday 9th October 2013
9:53am Tuesday 8th October 2013
11:24am Wednesday 2nd October 2013
11:47am Saturday 28th September 2013