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

5-vehicle crash closes road in Acomb - 8pm UPDATE

York Press:

6:04pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THERE was rush-hour disruption in York when 5 cars crashed in Acomb this evening.

Boy, 3, falls 20ft from harbour wall - but escapes serious injury

York Press:

5:32pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A 3-YEAR-OLD boy fell 20ft from a North Yorkshire harbour wall today - but escaped serious injury.

York house-builder to pay £18,000 after workers hurt in scaffolding fall

York Press: Showhomes at The Edge development in Hempsted, Peterborough, by Persimmon Homes. (7830127)

4:55pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

YORK house builder Persimmon has been fined after workers on a development site were injured when they fell from unsafe scaffolding.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

York Press: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

4 boys recovering at home after crash with police speed camera van

York Press: Police - zxc

4:40pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

FOUR teenagers injured in a crash that wrote off a police speed camera van have been discharged from hospital.

More mobile speed cameras for roads of North Yorkshire

York Press: North Yorkshire Police are ramping up their casualty reduction drive with the launch of a six-month mobile safety camera pilot.Motorists across the county are being urged to drive carefully and within the speed limits as a van equipped with a safety camer

8:07am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE number of mobile speed cameras in North Yorkshire is set to double.

Bus window shatters over passengers in York collision

York Press:

12:18pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE moment the window of a crowded bus smashed, showering passengers with broken glass, was "like a bomb going off".

Discrimination is rife in York, say disabled

York Press:

12:06pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

NEARLY 70 per cent of people with a disability in York have experienced discrimination, a Healthwatch York investigation has found.

Fresh development plans for historic Terry’s site

York Press: Construction begins at the Terry's site in York following a 9 year gap since its closure.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8741847)

12:02pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE next phase of a major redevelopment of a York landmark is taking shape with a planning application submitted for hundreds of new homes at the formers Terry's chocolate factory.

Selfie warning: why you may want to think twice before posting your picture.....

York Press: Keep's a Bharucha wedding!

11:51am Wednesday 30th July 2014

RESEARCHERS at the University of York have discovered that people make snap judgements based on what people think of you based on your facial features.

Driver jailed after chase in his gran’s mobility car

York Press: Scales - zxc

11:03am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A DISQUALIFIED driver who stole his grandmother’s car and led police on a chase around a North Yorkshire town has been jailed for 15 months.

Footballer Marco Gabbiadini hoping to net a buyer for his York B&B

York Press: (8728228)

9:52am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FORMER professional footballer turned award winning York B&B owner is selling his business for £1.2 million.

Partially sighted women running York 10k in aid of charity

York Press: Some of the York 10K competitors, pictured left to right, Teresa Mikola, Frances Buchanan, Nigel Shaw, Diane Roworth), Glynis Garner and Adam Waudby

9:06am Wednesday 30th July 2014

FOUR partially sighted women have decided to take part in this weekend's York 10K race - each accompanied for safety by a member of staff from a York accountancy firm.

Drinker banned from McDonald's in Blake Street

York Press: The McDonald’s outlet in Blake Street

7:48am Wednesday 30th July 2014

YORK magistrates have barred a drinker from a city centre fast food outlet where he assaulted another customer.

Work underway on £1.5m Newgate Market revamp

York Press: Newgate market, York. Picture David Harrison. (8498482)

7:44am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Even the pavement has been removed as everything is cleared away for the £1.5 million refurbishment of Newgate Market.

More than 10,000 attended Bishy Road's Grand Départ celebration

York Press: The Tour de France passing down through Bishopthorpe Road. Pic by Jo Hughes (8114949)

11:32am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MORE than 10,000 revellers attended a street party in York's Bishopthorpe Road to celebrate the Grand Depart.

Woman airlifted to hospital after falling from horse

York Press: Ampleforth emergency: Air ambulance doctors treat the injured woman

11:32am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A WOMAN is seriously ill with severe spinal injuries after falling from her horse in North Yorkshire.

Selby burglars jailed for 14 years

York Press: Scales - zxc

11:08am Wednesday 30th July 2014

TWO men who committed ten burglaries around Selby have been jailed for a total of 14 years.

Church events to mark First World War centenary

York Press:

9:18am Wednesday 30th July 2014

CHURCHES across the York diocese are planning services, vigils and and exhibitions to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War next Monday.

Acomb play park set to receive big makeover

York Press: SWINGS ANDROUNDABOUTSYork Central MP Hugh Bayley, left, and Cllr Steve Burton in the play area, off Cornlands Road, that is going to be revampedPicture: Mike Tipping

11:36am Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN Acomb play park looks likely to be revamped by October.

Ren’s sunflower grows to 11ft 7ins tall - can you beat that?

York Press:

12:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A SUNFLOWER in North Yorkshire has reached 11 feet, seven inches tall - and it still hasn't finished growing.

Student Max left seeing red over mohawk hairstyle

York Press:

11:01am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A UNIVERSITY of York student said he was threatened with being fired from a supermarket job he desperately needs because his hair was inappropriate.

Gamers to experience Roman York in new videogame

York Press: Image courtesy of Crytek and Microsoft Studios.

9:14am Wednesday 30th July 2014

GAMERS can take to the streets of ancient York, thanks to a blockbuster release.

East Riding pair in court over benefit fraud charge

York Press: Scales - zxc

8:52am Wednesday 30th July 2014

TWO East Yorkshire women have ended up with criminal records after being prosecuted for benefit fraud.

Red Arrows pilot returns to York to buy himself a special bike

York Press: Flt Lt Steve Morris, pictured with his new bike and one of the Red Arrows' planes

8:34am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE Red Arrows have twice flown over York recently - now one of their pilots has paid a return visit by road to buy one of the world's fastest bikes from a city bicycle shop.

East Riding local plan set to be discussed

York Press: East Riding of Yorkshire Council logo

11:34am Wednesday 30th July 2014

FORMAL hearings on a council document that could determine how building are developed in East Riding over the next 15 years will take place in Autumn.

Adoption register opens up for potential parents in York

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

7:45am Wednesday 30th July 2014

POTENTIAL adoptive parents in York will soon be able to search the national Adoption Register for the first time.

Bar set to celebrate its first birthday

York Press: Hannah Crawley, Dom Lehany and Karen Hawkins prepare to celebrate the 1st Birthday of Banyan Bar.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross Banyan Bar & Kitchen on Little Stonegate is celebrating its first birthday on 1st August with a Prohibition themed party from 7p

8:36am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A LITTLE bit of Gatsby-style glamour is coming to York this Friday when a city centre bar celebrates its first birthday.

Have your say on council services

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

11:01am Wednesday 30th July 2014

YORK people can have their say on council services in the city at a special engagement event tomorrow.

John Heald charged with murder and ten counts of rape

York Press:

4:29pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE have charged a man in connection with the murder of a woman at an East Yorkshire guesthouse.

Latest speed camera locations announced

York Press: Mobile speed camera locations this week in North Yorkshire

5:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE latest locations for North Yorkshire Police's mobile safety camera vans have been announced.

Police speak to man after he jumps into river

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

5:54pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

EMERGENCY services have been called after a man jumped off Millennium Bridge into the River Ouse in York to cool down.

Drunks put York A&E department under pressure

York Press:

12:21pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A CONSULTANT working at York's accident and emergency department has spoken out after it was inundated with drunk patients at the weekend.

Ryedale Show attracts record numbers of entries

York Press: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3184794

3:15pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE ANNUAL Ryedale Show is now big enough to be held across two days, according to show officials.

New community stadium still on track to be completed by July 2016

York Press: Artists' impressions of  the proposed new York community stadium... (8690461)

11:56am Tuesday 29th July 2014

YORK'S new community stadium is still on track to be completed by July 2016, despite fears raised about the project's timescale.

Shop owner in Twitter row with council leader

York Press: Members of the York Retail Forum. (From left) Hanus Wole (Burgins Perfumery), Andy Crum (Marks and Spencers), Triona Tootle (Top Shop/Top Man), Nick Eggleton (Fifty 50 Hairdressers), Frank Wood (Braithwaites Jewellers) and Adam Sinclair (Mulberry Hall). P

11:54am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A CITY centre businessman has hit out at council leader James Alexander in an escalating row on twitter.

Suspected bike thief caught on camera

York Press:

12:59pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A SUSPECTED cycle thief has been caught on CCTV camera in Boroughbridge.

Vince Cable visits region's engineering success stories

York Press:

12:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE creation of more than 355 engineering jobs in North Yorkshire in three years and the promise of 250 more to come in the region's manufacturing industry were highlighted during a ministerial visit yesterday.

Police probe spate of burglaries in York

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

12:48pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

SEVERAL garages and a house were broken into in the Heworth area of York last night.

Thousands preparing to take part in York 10K

York Press: York 10k 2013. Pictured waiting at the start is Mike Tomlinson with some of last year's runners. Picture David Harrison.

11:18am Tuesday 29th July 2014

MORE than 6,000 runners are preparing to pound the streets of York next Sunday when the Asda Foundation York 10K is staged.

Thief with 41 offences is jailed for hotel raid

York Press: Scales - zxc

10:55am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A PROLIFIC criminal who broke into a York hotel and stole cash and champagne while he was drunk has been jailed for a year.

My kingdom for the Force? - expert disappointed by new Richard III visitor centre

York Press:

10:55am Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN expert from the team which helped find body of Richard III has written of her disappointment with the new Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester.

Police given more to question murder suspect

York Press: APPEAL: Police want to find John Heald

12:43pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

DETECTIVES have been given more to question a man arrested in connection with the murder of a Bridlington guest house owner.

Community Pride nominee Cian won't let ME beat him

York Press: : York Press Awards - Cian Stancliffe Photo (8670044)

10:22am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Imagine being so overcome by tiredness when you put your clothes in the morning that your day has to end before its begun.

Woman cut free from crashed car in North Yorkshire

York Press: Overhual of services for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

10:21am Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN INJURED woman has been cut free by firefighters from a car which ended up on its side after crashing in North Yorkshire early today.

Surge in online cycle sales after Grand Départ

York Press: The Tour de France riders pass York Minster. Picture : Garry Atkinson (8608824)

7:43am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SHOPPERS in York embraced Tour de France fever by forking out for bikes and accessories.

Plans to make it easier to sack police "ludicrous"

York Press:

8:18am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SUGGESTIONS it should be easier for police officers to be sacked have been branded "utterly ludicrous" by the police federation.

Man appears in court over Nessgate attack

York Press:

11:31am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A YORK man has appeared in court in connection with a serious assault on a teenager in the city centre.

Wedding party cycles through the streets of York to their reception

York Press: Newly Weds , Scott  and Emma Caul , with Jonny Emmett and the rest of the wedding party who cycled to their reception after being married at St Michael Le Belfrey on Saturday     Picture Frank Dwyer (8658867)

10:06am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A BICYCLE made for two has made for stylish wedding transport for a York couple.

Castle Howard Triathlon attracts 2,000 competitors

York Press: Castle Howard Tri-athlon. Picture David Harrison. (8654262)

8:46am Tuesday 29th July 2014

ABOUT 2,000 competitors took part in the Castle Howard Triathlon over the weekend, including about 400 children racing on Saturday afternoon.

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Injured pair Femi Ilesanmi and Jake Hyde should be back for Sheffield United friendly (link)

York Press sport 10:26pm Wed 30 Jul 14

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington expects Femi Ilesanmi and Jake Hyde to be back in pre-season action at the…

Tom Platt goal cannot stop York City going down 2-1 to Championship Nottingham Forest (link)

York Press sport 9:56pm Wed 30 Jul 14

TOM Platt's opening goal could not save York City from a third pre-season defeat to higher-league opposition as…

Refurbished Beverley museum reopens (link)

East Yorkshire news 11:57am Wed 30 Jul 14

THE refurbished Beverley Community Museum in the Guildhall has been officially opened.

Boy, 3, falls 20ft from harbour wall - but escapes serious injury (link)

Ryedale news 5:32pm Wed 30 Jul 14

A 3-YEAR-OLD boy fell 20ft from a North Yorkshire harbour wall today - but escaped serious injury.

Opticians focuses on fundraising day to mark re-opening (link)

Fundrasing fun 11:14am Wed 30 Jul 14

BOOTS in York's Coney Street has marked the re-opening of its optician's department with a day of charitable…

Cawood Players hold fundraising murder mystery event (link)

Selby & Tadcaster news 9:32am Wed 30 Jul 14

A NIGHT of mystery and murder has been staged in a North Yorkshire village.

Railway already planning for Santa special excursions (link)

In brief 11:28am Wed 30 Jul 14

WHILE most of us are making the most of the British summer, preparations are already underway for the North…

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