Beneath the surface of York's colourful past we delve into the detail of Vikings, Romans and Victorians...
1:40pm Friday 29th August 2014
Are you ready for another stroll along memory lane in York?
9:10am Thursday 28th August 2014
Take a stroll down memory lane, to Knavesmire in 1984
1:39pm Monday 25th August 2014
A FEW scenes of old York courtesy of a dip into our archives this week: starting off with two areas of the city that were once notorious as slums.
1:34pm Saturday 23rd August 2014
It was years before Chris Poole discovered what happened to his father during the Battle of Mons 100 years ago today, reports STEPHEN LEWIS.
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.
9:44am Monday 1st September 2014
100 years ago: Private A McGillivray, a Highlander, in a letter to his mother wrote: “Of my company only ten were unhit. I saw a handful of Irishmen throw themselves in front of a regiment of cavalry who were trying to cut off a battery of horse artillery. It was one of the finest deeds I ever saw.
10:51am Saturday 30th August 2014
100 years ago: WF Wailes-Fairbairn, Askham Grange, Askham Richard, wrote: “There are heaps of young fellows hanging about doing nothing but amuse themselves, who are to outward appearance fit to fight; I wish the women and girls would make a point of ostracising all such, and for very shame they would have to do their duty.
9:59am Friday 29th August 2014
100 years ago: AMONG the injured of the British Expeditionary Force who had arrived at Charing Cross, London, by the Continental boat train, was a soldier in the King’s Own Lancashire Regiment.
9:23am Thursday 28th August 2014
100 years ago: WITH regard to Army Reservists, Territorials, and Volunteers in the railway service who had joined the Colours, it was announced that the railway companies had arranged to supplement the Army pay and allowance in such a manner that the families would be maintained in circumstances which should avoid hardship during the absence of the breadwinner of the family.
11:03am Tuesday 26th August 2014
100 years ago: The German Zeppelin which had raided Antwerp had evidently taken advantage of it being very dark that night and, therefore, suitable for making a sudden raid.