Beneath the surface of York's colourful past we delve into the detail of Vikings, Romans and Victorians...
9:21am Thursday 21st August 2014
It happened 30 years ago today, when a lorry carrying an excavator hit the footbridge outside St Peter’s School and brought it crashing down.
3:31pm Monday 18th August 2014
A PHOTOGRAPH we carried a few weeks ago showing illipe nuts being unloaded from barges at Queen's Staith prompted Beryl Pallister to get in touch with memories of her father Charles Rayner's days as a bargeman on the Ouse.
The recent galleries of pictures of York in the 1950s and 60s proved popular. So here's another set of pictures, but with a difference. Here are 7 black and white photos of buildings York has lost over the years.
2:50pm Monday 11th August 2014
Join us on another fascinating trip down memory lane....
3:51pm Monday 11th August 2014
While we're on the subject of rivers, here is Skeldergate Bridge as you perhaps have never seen it.
3:49pm Monday 11th August 2014
LENDAL Bridge has been in the news a bit recently: something to do with a trial closure, and motorists being incorrectly fined for driving over the bridge when the city council said they shouldn't. You may have noticed the odd comment in The Press' letters pages.
Enjoy a trip down memory lane, to the early-mid 1960s in York....
4:30pm Monday 4th August 2014
Take a trip down memory lane in York....
3:09pm Monday 4th August 2014
ONE hundred years ago today, Great Britain declared war on Germany.
3:05pm Saturday 2nd August 2014
York Cemetery will be marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War on Monday in its own special way. CAROLINE KENNEDY reports
7:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014
Do you remember the 1950s, or do you wish you did? Here are 22 pictures from those bygone days.
2:46pm Monday 28th July 2014
NO, this is not a steamboat on the Mississippi: it really is a barge on the good old River Ouse. The brooding photograph was taken by former Press chief photographer Fred Spencer in November 1970.
2:46pm Monday 28th July 2014
Reader Charles Todd got in touch about the picture we carried last week showing barges unloading sacks of illipe nuts at Queen’s Staith in 1973.
3:44pm Monday 21st July 2014
READERS of a certain age may still remember the days when York's riverside wharves were busy with river cargo.
3:35pm Monday 14th July 2014
Several other readers have been in touch about photographs in earlier Yesterday Once More columns.
3:29pm Monday 14th July 2014
READER Arthur Kelly brought in this wonderful photograph showing the school-leavers of Park Grove Secondary School in 1949.
3:27pm Monday 14th July 2014
IN Georgian times, Micklegate was truly one of York's great streets: a wealthy, fashionable district, where many rich and important citizens lived.
1:35pm Monday 7th July 2014
THE word 'express' these days is generally taken to indicate some degree of haste or urgency. There seems to be little of either, however, in our first photograph in Yesterday Once More this week.
1:26pm Monday 30th June 2014
A number of readers have been in touch about photographs carried in Yesterday Once More recently.
12:13pm Thursday 12th June 2014
Emission-free electric buses may be the next generation of public transport, but, as PETER DEW reports, we've been here before.
3:56pm Monday 9th June 2014
THERE’S a real wartime feel to our first photograph in Yesterday Once More this week: which is odd, because the picture was taken 12 years after the Second World War ended.
2:29pm Monday 2nd June 2014
IN our weekly pub column recently (A lost friend called John Bull, Saturday May 24) we looked back at the John Bull pub, which closed 20 years ago.
2:28pm Monday 2nd June 2014
THE photograph of a little boy looking up at a model of Napoleon in the doorway of The Kiosk in Lendal in 1966 which we ran in Yesterday Once More a couple of weeks ago (Snapshots of city life, May 19) has prompted a number of readers to get in touch.
12:50pm Monday 26th May 2014
MORE photographs of old York from The Press archives today - beginning with a stunning picture taken at York racecourse.
2:47pm Monday 12th May 2014
WE have been having a rummage through our archives here at The Press: and it has turned up some wonderful old photographs of York which, as far as we know, haven't seen the light of day for quite a while. So we thought we'd share some of them with you in Yesterday Once More.
9:41am Thursday 21st August 2014
100 years ago: GREAT disappointment had been caused throughout the whole of the pigeon racing circles of the country by the action of the railway companies in refusing to carry fanciers’ birds to the race marking station at Birmingham, in view of the national event which was to be flown from Swindon.
10:17am Wednesday 20th August 2014
100 years ago: HIS Holiness Pope Pius X had died at the Vatican, Rome, in the early hours of the morning.
9:16am Tuesday 19th August 2014
100 years ago: A fortnight having elapsed since the promulgation of the new order requiring Germans in this country to register themselves with the police, the authorities had now declared to enforce the order to the full.
8:05am Monday 18th August 2014
100 years ago: Reporting on the engagement which had taken place at Dinant, Belgium, a Times correspondent, who had been present during most of the fighting, remarked that the fire during the afternoon had often been very heavy.
8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014
100 years ago: An official communiqué issued in Brussels said: “The story is going the round of the soldiers in the carbineers who have already made quite a lot of German prisoners, I do not like my rifle with me now, I go out with a slice of bread and butter, and they follow me.”
9:33am Friday 15th August 2014
100 years ago: There were many very dramatic stories of spy capture. A citizen of Brussels, who was to go to the front, had offered himself as a spy catcher. He spoke German perfectly and had a pronounced German appearance.