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

York motorcyclist, 48, killed in crash

York Press: Police - zxc

10:06am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST from York has died and another man was seriously injured in a crash.

Road blocked after Poppleton crash

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:28am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A TRACTOR and two cars have collided causing rush hour delays

College loses internet access

York Press: York College logo

10:54am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

YORK College is urging people to contact the campus by telephone after a cable providing their internet was severed.

Lifesavers praised by police

York Press: (10627056)

11:18am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

HEROES who saved the lives of passengers in an horrific car crash have been honoured for their bravery.

Huge response to appeal for Uganda rugby kit

York Press: Robert Powell with his rugby kit which is to be taken to Uganda.Picture Nigel Holland (10604689)

11:18am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

HUNDREDS of rugby boots, balls, tops and training outfits will be heading from York to Uganda tomorrow, after a remarkable response to an expat's appeal for help.

Public voice their fears on revised local plan

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

10:54am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Planning officials and senior councillors faced their first public questioning about the newest version of the contentious local plan proposals for York last night.

‘The people’s soprano’ is number one in classical charts

York Press: (10631387)

10:54am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A YORK soprano's debut album has stormed to the top of the classical charts.

Victims’ anger as abuser walks free

York Press: webpix court justice

10:51am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TWO victims have spoken of their anger after a man who abused them as children walked free from court.

Images of brutal attack caught on CCTV

York Press:

10:39am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THESE pictures capture the brutal attack that led to a York man being jailed for two years.

Bar and restaurant to open in former Army & Navy Stores

York Press: Army and Navy stores Fossgate.NH (10565158)

10:12am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

WORK is under way on a new bar and restaurant to replace a well-loved family-run shop in York city-centre.

Staff criticise council bosses

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

10:04am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FRONT-line staff at City of York Council have little confidence in "out -of-touch" managers who do not appreciate their hard work, according to a leaked report.

Alcoholic jailed for assault on police officer

York Press: webpix court justice

10:03am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A DRUNKEN alcoholic who shouted foul-mouthed abuse at police in York and then assaulted an officer has been jailed for 16 weeks.

Son of paralysed man to run Yorkshire Marathon to raise money for York Hospital

York Press: Jamie Ball who is undertaking several distance runs to raise money for York Hospital. His father had a serious accident on Boxing Day last year and is now a paraplegic on a ventilator in York Hospital. Picture David Harrison. (10547643)

9:47am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

BOXING Day will always be remembered as the day James Ball's life changed forever.

Book captures heart and soul of Yorkshire's Grand Depart

York Press: (10517402)

9:41am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A PHOTOJOURNALIST'S behind-the-scenes project to 'capture the heart and soul' of Yorkshire’s Grand Depart will culminate with the launch next week of a reportage-style photo journal.

Child abuser tried to contact victim from prison, court told

York Press: webpix court justice

9:23am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A CHILD abuser who tried to contact his victim from behind bars so he could be with her when he was released has been given an extended prison sentence.

MP visits York mental health centre

York Press: York MP Hugh Bayley during a visit to The Retreat, chats to Joyce Latimer, right, Senior Occupational Therapist, and David Smith, left, Director of Development during a pet therapy session. Picture David Harrison. (10559030)

9:23am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

YORK'S MP Hugh Bayley met some of the animals and birds who help patients at a specialist mental health care unit in the city.

Chefs serve up some healthy eating advice

York Press: Clifton Green School pupils take part in a cookery and food session at the Guildhall, York as part of the Food Festival , Chef, Phil Leverington  makes pizzas with (l-R), Kai Soyoun and Allen    Picture Frank  Dwyer (10602781)

9:11am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Schoolchildren have learned important lessons about healthy eating during the city's annual celebration of food.

Mother and son open new chicken restaurant in York

York Press:

10:10am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A NEW chicken restaurant is opening in York as a former fish and chip shop owner teams up with her son for the river-side venture.

Osbaldwick footpath reopens after a seven-year wrangle

York Press: Cllr Warters (second from right) and local residents celebrate the re-opening of the footpath

8:42am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A SEVEN-YEAR battle to restore a York right-of-way has finally ended in victory for local residents.

Record number of events for York's 50+ Festival

York Press: Sue Lister

8:21am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

YORK'S 50+ Festival later this month will feature a record 130 events, including 49 sports and 19 workshops.

Magicians attend convention in York

York Press: Super magic from Alex Pandrea at a Magic Convention at The Priory Street Centre.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (10585013)

8:13am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

MAGICIANS from across the country headed to York at the weekend to show off their tricks and share their secrets.

Book of Condolence opens for popular councillor

York Press: Lynn Jeffries, who intends to carry on as an independent

8:09am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A BOOK of Condolence for the late city councillor Lynn Jeffries has been opened at the city council's West Offices.

New grant for University of York projects

York Press: Clifford's Tower

8:08am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

ACADEMICS at the University of York have been granted funding of more than £3 million for major research projects.

Musical journey back in time for care home’s residents

York Press:

8:22am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

RESIDENTS at Meadowbank Care Home in York raised the bunting on Friday evening as they hosted a 1940s night.

Two arrested and £6,000 seized in traffic stop

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:09am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TWO men were arrested after North Yorkshire Police found a large amount of cash during a traffic stop.

Couple hold anniversary celebrations in forties style

York Press: Happy couple Antony and Karen Sedgwick and all their friends celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a ceremony to bless their marriage in 1940's style at Eden Camp, near Malton. Pic by Jo Hughes (10590813)

10:06am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PRINCESS Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten, the Second World War came to an end and the Olympics were held in London.

Music project helps older people in York

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

10:06am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

HUNDREDS of older people in York will be able to take part in a stimulating music project thanks to a £68,252 award from the Big Lottery Fund.

Shop theft CCTV issued

York Press: (10614028

9:25am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

DETECTIVES have issued this picture of a man they want to speak to in relation to a shoplifting offence.

Stained glass artist to give lecture on her work

York Press: Stained glass artist and designer Helen Whittaker in front of the window she will transform, at All Saints’ Church

9:27am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

AN AWARD-WINNING stained glass artist will be talking about her craft during a lecture in York next month.

Final show for film club

York Press:

8:43am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A LOCAL film society has closed its doors after 37 years.

Archbishop of York joins Tang Hall church's 80th birthday celebrations

York Press: (10608588)

8:40am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE Archbishop of York has visited a church in Tang Hall to join in it's 80th birthday celebrations.

Annual Apple Day at Newby Hall

York Press: Newby Hall

8:31am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

NEWBY Hall in Ripon will bring the 2014 season to a close on Sunday with the annual Apple Day.

Car hits gas pipe

York Press: Breaking News - zxc

6:10pm Monday 22nd September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have been called to the scene of a gas leak in Sherburn-in-Elmet after a pipe was damaged by a car.

Horse stabbed repeatedly in York:Update 4pm

York Press:

12:04pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A HORSE has been put down after being repeatedly stabbed in York.

Woman, 65, airlifted to hospital after being hit by falling scaffolding - UPDATED 4.40pm

York Press:

3:01pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A WOMAN has been seriously injured by falling scaffolding in a North Yorkshire town today.

Teenage girl punched in the face

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

11:59am Monday 22nd September 2014

A TEENAGE girl was punched in the face by a man in a North Yorkshire town.

Police probe Galtres Festival problems, as traders claim to have lost £125,000

York Press: Galtres Parklands Festival

8:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

POLICE are looking into claims by traders at the Galtres Festival that they have been left up to £125,000 out of pocket, as the event’s organiser appoints administrators.

Miniature violin stolen

York Press:

10:47am Monday 22nd September 2014

THIEVES have stolen a distinctive miniature violin from a North Yorkshire house.

Two car collision causes delays

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

6:29pm Monday 22nd September 2014

TWO cars have collided in York causing rush hour chaos.

York kidnap: Trial date set

York Press: Scales - zxc

6:08pm Monday 22nd September 2014

The trial date for an alleged kidnapper from Acomb has been set during his first crown court appearance.

Spotlight turned on Illuminating York

York Press:

5:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A LEADING light in York’s history has inspired the centrepiece of this year’s Illuminating York festival.

York runners showered with colour

York Press:

10:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A COLOURFUL 5k event made a splash in York this weekend.

£8 wage pledge given cautious welcome in York

York Press: File photo dated 18/09/12 of  general view of some UK pound coins and banknotes, as many members of a leading union are asking for financial help amid a continuing pay freeze for public sector workers..Unison said nurses, home care assistants, school clea

8:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

THE Joseph Rowntree Foundation has welcomed Ed Miliband's pledge that Labour would raise the National Minimum Wage to £8 per hour by 2020.

1 in 7 York smokers buys illegal tobacco, claims study - new searches carried out at York shops

York Press: Kick it: The NHS Surrey Stop Smoking service hopes the Quit Kits will help smokers give up

8:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

ONE in seven York smokers buys illegal cigarettes, a study has found.

Shake-up planned for York council meetings

York Press: A library picture of inside the council chamber at City of York Council where councillors last night approved the authority’s budget plans

8:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A MAJOR overhaul of the way council meetings work is planned in York, to make it easier for councillors to grill the leadership.

Fundraiser to remember York baby who died aged 10 months

York Press:

8:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A TRAGIC York baby who died aged just 10 months old will be remembered at a special event next month to raise money for the charity that helped her family through difficult times.

Has York's housing market turned the corner?

York Press: The Hungate Development. Pic Acr (8967658)

7:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

YORK’S housing market is emerging from its slump and there should be significant increases in construction next year, a new report has claimed.

Plane makes emergency landing

York Press:

1:58pm Sunday 21st September 2014

AN aeroplane has made an emergency landing in a North Yorkshire field after suffering engine failure. 

Ferry arsonist jailed for 11 years

York Press: DFDS Seaways promise romance on board

2:52pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A man who started a fire on a North Sea ferry which resulted in six people being airlifted to safety has been jailed for 11 years.

New safety measures for York rivers

York Press:

11:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE families of young people who died in York’s rivers have spoken out to try to prevent future tragedies.

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Rare coin sells for £5,200 (link)

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Counter accusation as Jack Lee denies allegations of biting in York City Knights' opening play-off loss to Oldham (link)

York Press sport 9:02pm Sun 21 Sep 14

YORK City Knights expect an allegation of biting against Jack Lee to come to nothing - and have suggested the…

Three York City Knights aces in running for league's Player of the Year award, with boss Gary Thornton also on shortlist for Coach of the Year (link)

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Hull and the East Riding boundary referendum (link)

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Son of paralysed man to run Yorkshire Marathon to raise money for York Hospital (link)

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BOXING Day will always be remembered as the day James Ball's life changed forever.

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