News coverage for York, Ryedale, East Yorkshire, Harrogate, Hambleton and Selby.

Young people's centre in York set to shut

York Press:

6:07pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MAJOR shake-up of children's services in York will see a "one stop shop" for young people shut, and opening hours slashed at children's centres across the city.

Medic sexually assaulted patient in ambulance

York Press: webpix court justice

12:42pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN medic who sexually assaulted a patient in the back of an ambulance was allowed to continue working and to train for promotion despite two investigations into his behaviour, a court heard.

Michael Portillo films DVD in York

York Press: MIchael Portillo with  the 6th Legion Roman  Re-enactment Group filming in York on Saturday  for a DVD on the City," York, Historical Capital of the North"   Picture Frank Dwyer (10831825)

12:42pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

VISITORS to the Museum Gardens this weekend spotted a familiar face in the grounds of the historic site.

Expansion plans at Fulford School

York Press: Fulford School head teacher Lorna Savage with the previous head, Steve Smith. Picture : Garry Atkinson (10894936)

12:36pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A YORK secondary school is in line for a major expansion and a new purpose built sports hall, under new plans revealed by the city council.

Falls could be prevented and save NHS millions

York Press:

12:23pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THOUSANDS of falls could be prevented in North Yorkshire each year, saving almost £10m for the NHS.

Widow finally receives funeral plan refund

York Press: Lynda Madden. Pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross

12:23pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A WIDOW has finally had her husband's funeral costs reimbursed by the boss of a York finance firm which closed down last year.

Pupils issued with cards outlining symptoms of brain tumours

York Press: Marie Hughes of Dunnington, who's son Oscar died of a brain tumour, handing out leaflets for children to take home to parents advising them of the signs of brain tumours. She is pictured handing leaflets to Maya and Bella Reid. Picture David Harrison.

12:23pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THOUSANDS of pupils are to take cards home with them from schools across York next month, outlining the warning signs of brain tumours.

York Museums Trust wins £945,000 in funding

York Press: Castle Museum  (9415716)

12:10pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

YORK Museums Trust is to receive £945,000 to ensure it can continue providing advice and support to museums across the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Tooth decay rates lower in York children

York Press: Free mouth cancer checks on offer at Evesham dentist

11:16am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THREE-year-olds in York have better dental health than most of the country.

Hollywood star drops in at cinema

York Press: From left - City Screen front of house staff Adam Greenwood, Joanna Simpson, Alicia Stabler and Toni Wainwright with Emma Thompson.

11:16am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THEY are more used to seeing Hollywood stars on the screen than in person, but this weekend staff at a York cinema found themselves face to face with a movie hero.

Bioeconomy project takes a step forward

York Press:

11:12am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A BID to create a regional hub for bio-based industry in York is moving from concept to reality as funding surpasses the £10 million mark.

Events planned for breast cancer awareness month

York Press: The Think Pink team (left to right): Nicky Rogers, Shân Potts, Jane Bailey (Zumba instructor), Maria Humphrey, Danielle Wheatley

10:12am Tuesday 30th September 2014

FUNDRAISING campaigners are planning a series of events to mark October's breast cancer awareness month.

Tributes paid to York Minster flower arranger

York Press: (10802670)

10:09am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MINSTER flower arranger who once contributed to a display for the Queen has died.

Bronson artwork up for auction

York Press: EMBARGOED TO 0900 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29.Undated handout photo issued by J P Humbert Auctioneers of artwork by Charles Bronson which is due to go under the hammer next month.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday September 29, 2014. The 61-year-old in

10:06am Tuesday 30th September 2014

More artwork by Charles Bronson, one of the country's most violent prisoners, is to go under the hammer.

MP calls for more support for green energy schemes

York Press: MP Hugh Bayley with Sue Lamb and Grant Henderson at Solar Wall Clifton.Picture Nigel Holland (10861658)

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

YORK MP Hugh Bayley has visited a city firm and spoken out against changes in green energy schemes that have seen its work reduced in recent years.

MP backs residents' call for action to tackle flash flooding risks

York Press: Julian Sturdy

9:57am Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN MP has backed residents' calls for action to prevent a repeat of raw sewage flash flooding in a village near York.

Team from The Press to take part in Yorkshire Marathon

York Press:

9:57am Tuesday 30th September 2014

FUN runners and fundraisers from The Press will make up part of the 7,000 strong crowd taking part in this year's Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.

Solicitors back York's charity stars

York Press:

9:47am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A YORK based firm founded in the city 12 years ago is to honour dedicated charity fundraisers at this year's Community Pride awards.

Consultation over bus route changes

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

9:45am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A SCHEME to shake up York's city centre bus routes has been opened to public consultation.

Pensioner confessed to child sex pictures in 999 call

York Press: webpix court justice

8:51am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A PENSIONER has been put on a sex offenders' register after confessing in a 999 call to viewing sex images of children online.

Increase in motorists not wearing seatbelts

York Press: A seatbelt

8:47am Tuesday 30th September 2014

The number of drivers being pulled over for not wearing seatbelts is on the increase.

Star-studded new season unveiled by Guildhall Orchestra

York Press:

8:45am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE York Guildhall Orchestra has unveiled a star-studded new season of concerts at York Barbican.

Drinker bit two customers in Selby pub

York Press: webpix court justice

8:43am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A rowdy customer bit two regulars as they helped the landlord throw him out of a Selby pub, York Crown Court heard.

Increased patrols to highlight level crossing danger

York Press:

8:53am Tuesday 30th September 2014

UP TO 30 people each week are using railway level crossings unsafely, police claim.

Law firm showcases artists work

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

11:26am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A YORK law firm is giving up office space to showcase the work of local artist John Creighton.

Dringhouses holds annual apple day

York Press: Marion Burgess organises the apple pressing at Edward the Confessor church  Tadcaster Rd.Picture Nigel Holland (10833976)

8:53am Tuesday 30th September 2014

FAMILIES in Dringhouses turned their windfall apples into homemade apple juice at the weekend, with the help of a traditional apple press.

Community groups to receive royal award

York Press: HRH Duke of York opens Visions Learning UTC Burnley

8:58am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A RECORD number of community groups from North Yorkshire have been selected to receive a royal award.

Cyclist, 49, dies following HGV crash

York Press: Police - zxc

2:13pm Monday 29th September 2014

A CYCLIST has died after being seriously injured in a collision with a lorry.

Woman, 38, injured in hit and run

York Press: Police - zxc

1:37pm Monday 29th September 2014

A WOMAN was injured in a hit and run incident in Harrogate this weekend.

£7 million development and new sports hall for Fulford School

York Press: Coun Janet Looker

6:05pm Monday 29th September 2014

A YORK secondary school is in line for a major expansion and a new purpose built sports hall, under new plans revealed by the city council.

Army helicopter's surprise landing in Ryedale field

York Press:

5:58pm Monday 29th September 2014

AN ARMY Lynx helicopter made an unexpected landing in a field in Ryedale this weekend.

Yorkshire Marathon to be televised

York Press: Runners are cheered on as they near the finish of the Yorkshire Marathon. Pic: Mike Tipping (10655951)

9:00am Monday 29th September 2014

TELEVISION cameras will record thousands of runners as they wind through the streets of York and its surrounding countryside during this year’s Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.

Major A64 resurfacing work diversions

York Press:

8:20am Monday 29th September 2014

WORK is underway to resurface sections of the A64 between Bramham and Malton over the next two months. It will be carried out in phases, improving 8.5 miles of road with night diversion routes in place.

Extra buses for York

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

8:00am Monday 29th September 2014

EXTRA early morning and early evening buses are set to run on several routes in York from next week, following an agreement between council officials and operators.

Homes plan for Nestle site in York

York Press:

7:45am Monday 29th September 2014

PLANS to build more than 200 homes on land owned by Nestlé are a step closer to reality as a developer steps forward for the scheme.

Three found in York's rivers during night of rescue drama - Updated 2pm

York Press: Police - zxc

7:45am Sunday 28th September 2014

A WOMAN had to be rescued from the River Foss this morning when she entered the water.

Rollercoaster riders see deer killed by ride at Lightwater Valley

York Press:

3:42pm Sunday 28th September 2014

A DEER was killed after being hit by Europe’s longest rollercoaster yesterday while theme park visitors were on the ride.

Arrest made after two hospitalised in York hit and run - Updated 5pm

York Press: Police - zxc

2:03pm Saturday 27th September 2014

TWO pedestrians were seriously injured when a car collided with them in Acomb.

Harvey, five, gets cancer all-clear

York Press: Dave and Kerrie Thompson with their daughter Savannah (2) and son Harvey(5) at home in Foxwood.Pictures Nigel Holland (10785912)

10:32am Saturday 27th September 2014

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD boy from York who went to the United States for pioneering cancer treatment is now clear of the disease.

Tonight's the night: end of an era as award-winning pub closes - 16 old and new pictures

York Press:

8:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A remarkable story in North Yorkshire's pub scene will come to an end tonight....

Cyclist airlifted to hospital after horror crash on A19 - Updated 5.25pm

York Press: Police - zxc

9:59am Saturday 27th September 2014

POLICE appeal for witnesses following a serious collision on the A19 in Eggborough

Hopes for new Tour de Yorkshire to take in Coast, Moors and Wolds

York Press: The leading riders pass over the bridge in West Tanfield, Yorkshire during the 2014 Tour de France. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. See PA story CYCLING Tour. Picture date: Saturday July 5, 2014. Photo credit should read: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire (10811466)

9:44am Saturday 27th September 2014

BUSINESS and council leaders say a new international cycle race presents a 'golden opportunity' to showcase the Yorkshire Coast and East Yorkshire.

Man arrested after 3 assaults in Selby

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

6:42pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A 24-year-old Selby man has been arrested on suspicion of three assaults in the town this morning.

Cyclist suffers head injuries

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

11:19am Saturday 27th September 2014

A CYCLIST was taken to hospital last night after he was in collision with a bus.

Community stadium project to stay on course after vote

York Press: Community Stadium proposed artists impression. (10829712)

10:29am Saturday 27th September 2014

THE COMMUNITY stadium project has been left unchallenged and unaltered after a fractious meeting which saw councillors debate objections to the project in front of worried football fans.

York Minster secrets are revealed

York Press: Collections unlocked at York Minster Library with Collections Manager Vicky Harrison holding a jewel encrusted cross.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (10805254)

10:27am Saturday 27th September 2014

YORK Minster is throwing open its doors for people to see its rich archives which boast links to the city's 2000 history.

Family pet loses leg in hit-and-run crash

York Press: Ethan McCrory holds Winston the pug watched by Harry and his sister Ellie.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (10699744)

10:23am Saturday 27th September 2014

A BELOVED family pet dog was left for dead by a hit-and-run driver in York.

More legal action in Ruby Milnes death case

York Press: Ruby Milnes

9:44am Saturday 27th September 2014

FURTHER legal action is pending over the tragic death of cyclist Ruby Milnes on a York cycle path more than six years ago.

Policing - 'the best job in the world'

York Press:

9:30am Saturday 27th September 2014

MARK Botham’s never been afraid to ruffle a few feathers and from a journalist’s point of view was always good for a quote. However comparing current Home Secretary Theresa May to Adolf Hitler, surely that’s a step too far?

Cafe’s new launch will cater to all gin tastes

York Press: Khaled Abdulgani  from The Attic, Kings Square  with his selection of Gins now available at the bar   Picture Frank Dwyer (10782013)

9:27am Saturday 27th September 2014

THE food will be fast but the drink will be sloe, at a relaunched cafe in York.

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Break-in at Selby pub (link)

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