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

Fears over community stadium plan

York Press:

11:03am Saturday 20th September 2014

YORK'S community stadium project could be jeopardised by a political shake-up on the city council, it has been warned.

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.

Pedestrian hit by a car in York

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

4:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A PEDESTRIAN has suffered minor injuries after being hit by a car in York this morning. 

Armed robbers tie up staff in bank raid

York Press: Humberside Police - zxc

3:48pm Saturday 20th September 2014

BANK staff have been threatened and tied up in an armed robbery. 

Missing man believed to be in North Yorkshire

York Press:

1:55pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A PUBLIC appeal has been made to help find a missing man believed to be in North Yorkshire.

York loses out on Euro cities innovation prize

York Press: Stonegate and the Mansion House from the Central Tower at York Minster. Picture: Mike Tipping

10:58am Saturday 20th September 2014

YORK has missed out on millions of pounds of prize money in a European competition for innovation in cities.

Farmland earmarked for travellers’ pitches

York Press: York Outer MP Julian Sturdy

10:36am Saturday 20th September 2014

A FARM that was to have become a high-tech farming training centre has been earmarked for conversion into a gypsy and traveller site in the draft local plan, it has emerged.

Call for devolution after Scottish referendum

York Press: NO supporters celebrate at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh as the final results of the Scottish independence referendum are announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday September 19, 2014. See PA story REFERENDUM Main. Photo credit should

10:09am Saturday 20th September 2014

NORTH Yorkshire politicians have welcomed the moves to bring devolution to the top of the agenda in the wake of the Scottish referendum.

Mum leads meningitis awareness drive after tragic loss

York Press:

8:01am Saturday 20th September 2014

A MOTHER who lost her baby daughter to meningitis is leading an awareness drive in York.

New legislation set to help victims of crime

York Press: Police and crime commissioner Julia Mulligan is taking steps to fulfil her election pledge of relocating police headquarters from Newby Wiske Hall

7:36am Saturday 20th September 2014

VICTIMS of crime will soon be allowed to confront their offenders in court, under new Government legislation.

York man wanted on suspicion of assaulting woman

York Press:

11:18am Saturday 20th September 2014

POLICE are hunting for this man on suspicion of assaulting a woman in York.

Fencing put up to stop trespassers getting on to rail lines

York Press:

10:02am Saturday 20th September 2014

NETWORK Rail has completed a line of steel fencing alongside railway tracks near York as it tries to prevent trespassers getting on to the lines.

Trial date set for murder case pair

York Press: Stephen Eastwood

11:25am Saturday 20th September 2014

A PROVISIONAL trial date has been fixed for next year for two people accused of murdering a man in York who died two years after an alleged attack.

Playground group in bid to secure funding

York Press:

10:38am Saturday 20th September 2014

A COMMUNITY group in York wants your help to secure much-needed funding to improve a play area.

Storm-damaged stained glass windows from York church being restored by experts

York Press:

11:20am Saturday 20th September 2014

EXPERTS are restoring a York church’s stained glass window, after it was blown in during a storm earlier this year.

Teenager is injured in crash on A59

York Press: Police - zxc

11:14am Saturday 20th September 2014

A 19-YEAR-OLD woman has been injured in a crash on the A59 near Harrogate.

Ton-up Mini Cooper driver keeps licence

York Press: Scales - zxc

10:56am Saturday 20th September 2014

A PHOTOGRAPHER who sped at more than 100 mph in a Mini Cooper along the A1M near South Milford has kept his licence.

New live music venue for Selby

York Press:

9:05am Saturday 20th September 2014

A NEW bar and live music venue is set to open in Selby next month.

Last chance to walk around Fulford battlefield

York Press: Germany Beck

8:29am Saturday 20th September 2014

AN ARCHAEOLOGIST will lead an anniversary walk around a York battlefield tomorrow - warning this could be the last opportunity to appreciate the site.

Memorial hall plans for Selby district village

York Press: British Troops going over the top to support an attack by XIV Corps on Morval during the Battle of the Somme in the 1914-1918 First World War

9:55am Saturday 20th September 2014

A HALL in North Yorkshire could be transformed into a memorial to the fallen of the First World War.

Rugby team getting on their bikes for charity

York Press:

8:58am Saturday 20th September 2014

THESE teenage rugby players are swapping their boots for bikes and running shoes to tackle a triathlon in aid of a vital emergency service.

Man left with black eye after street attack

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

11:05am Saturday 20th September 2014

A MAN has been left with a black eye after an attack in York.

Thousands flock to national book fair in York

York Press:

10:21am Saturday 20th September 2014

MORE than 1,000 people visited the annual York National Book Fair yesterday - with a similar number expected to attend today.

Discovering hidden beauty of horticulture at Helmsley Walled Garden

York Press:

8:37am Saturday 20th September 2014

ASKHAM Bryan College lecturer and BBC Radio York gardening expert Nigel Harrison has combined his passions for photography and horticulture to launch a new charity exhibition of stunning close-up flower images at Helmsley Walled Garden.

Flowers set to delight at York Florists event

York Press:

9:14am Saturday 20th September 2014

JOHN GALVIN, show secretary of the Ancient Society of York Florists, checks his dahlias in his garden before tomorrow's show at Askham Bryan College.

Fresh misconduct investigation into North Yorkshire Police over Jimmy Savile allegations

York Press: Paedophile Jimmy Savile struck in Dorset

12:18pm Friday 19th September 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire Police Detective Sergeant is under investigation for misconduct over how allegations against Jimmy Savile were handled by the force.

Overturned tractor spills hay over York ring road

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

4:28pm Friday 19th September 2014

A TRACTOR and trailor has overturned spilling hay all over York's ring road.

Thug is jailed over York street attack

York Press:

11:17am Friday 19th September 2014

A HEROIN addict who attacked a man then kicked and stamped on the unconscious victim has been jailed for two years.

24 more pictures of 1980s York (1984 & 1985)

York Press:

12:50pm Friday 19th September 2014

Join us for another whistlestop tour through York history.....

Manhunt launched for missing burglar

York Press:

11:10am Friday 19th September 2014

DETECTIVES are searching for a missing burglar who is wanted for return to prison.

Firefighters tackle blaze in York flat

York Press:

8:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have tackled fire in a flat in York city centre.

Unused solar panels 'too efficient'

York Press:

10:39am Friday 19th September 2014

MORE than 100 solar panels on the roof of a York leisure centre have not been used for two years because they are "too efficient", the city council says.

Helicopter wreckage removed from Yorkshire coastline

York Press:

10:35am Friday 19th September 2014

SALVAGE teams are today removing parts of the helicopter which crashed off the Yorkshire coast earlier this week.

Three York mums launch campaign to raise awareness of brain tumours

York Press:

10:13am Friday 19th September 2014

THREE York mothers whose children all suffered from brain tumours have launched a campaign to raise awareness of such conditions.

Man jailed for breaking ban on keeping horses

York Press: Scales - zxc

9:32am Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN has been jailed for 16 weeks for twice defying a ban on keeping horses.

York Food & Drink Festival gets underway

York Press:

9:19am Friday 19th September 2014

FOOD-LOVERS will today be able to sample Yorkshire's culinary delights as the York Food & Drink Festival gets underway.

Hockney faxed art to go under hammer at charity auction in York next month

York Press:

9:07am Friday 19th September 2014

ORIGINAL David Hockney art - faxed by the artist from California to a Bradford childhood friend in the 1980s - is to be auctioned to raise funds for a York charity.

Museum charity ball in memory of mum-of-two set to raise thousands for cancer charity

York Press:

8:34am Friday 19th September 2014

A MUM-OF-TWO who died following a seven-year battle with breast cancer will be honoured during a fundraising ball held in her memory.

Plans for cycle route linking up Ryedale market towns to be discussed

York Press:

10:57am Friday 19th September 2014

AMBITIOUS plans for a cycle route between five Ryedale market towns are to be discussed at a public meeting.

Science secrets to be revealed at YorNight events

York Press:

11:09am Friday 19th September 2014

YORKSHIRE hyaenas, the secrets of Roman burials, the mysteries of ancient jewels and the colour of sea monsters will all feature at a special event at the Yorkshire Museum and Gardens later this month.

Wildlife trust's concerns over long term future for York sites

York Press:

8:09am Friday 19th September 2014

WILDLIFE campaigners have welcomed a temporary reprieve from developers for a site dubbed "the York Minster of nature", but have spoken out against plans for housebuilding close to another fragile ecosystem south of York.

Copmanthorpe prepares to stage its first scarecrow trail

York Press:

8:30am Friday 19th September 2014

SCARECROWS have sprung up in Copmanthorpe as the village prepares to stage its first trail this weekend.

Kaboom firework display planned at Castle Howard

York Press: Pontypool Round Table Fireworks Extravaganza

10:19am Friday 19th September 2014

CASTLE Howard is to host a firework spectacular to mark Guy Fawkes Day and Hallowe'en.

Driver narrowly missed lollipop lady

York Press: Libraries and lollipop patrols face axe in latest council cuts

9:10am Friday 19th September 2014

A DRIVER has been fined for narrowly avoiding a lollipop lady as she helped children cross the road.

Helicopter crash victims named

York Press:

10:20am Friday 19th September 2014

THE two men who died in a helicopter crash off the Yorkshire coast this week have been named by police.

Teens discharged from hospital after crash

York Press: York Hospital - zxc

9:27am Friday 19th September 2014

TWO teenage boys who were seriously injured in a crash in York have been discharged from hospital.

Schoolgirl, 15, robbed of socks and shoes in York

York Press:

3:18pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A schoolgirl was robbed of her shoes and socks as she walked home from school.

Manhunt launched for missing offender

York Press:

2:43pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A MANHUNT has been launched to find a missing offender.

Revealed: Secret meeting being held today over housebuilding in York

York Press: Councils to get £16m to boost house building

3:01pm Thursday 18th September 2014

YORK'S housebuilding trends over the past year are being discussed behind closed doors today.

8 great events to enjoy in York this weekend

York Press: York City Knights V London Skollars. York's Captain Jack Lee leads the celebrations for the League title at the end of the match. Picture David Harrison. (10083023)

4:31pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Looking for something to do this weekend in York? Here are 7 ideas....



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Two are cut from car in Whixley (link)

Selby & Tadcaster news 11:06am Sat 20 Sep 14

FIREFIGHTERS were called after a car which rolled on to its side and crashed.

Hairdresser to take on triathlon in aid of leukaemia charity (link)

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East Yorkshire news 10:34am Sat 20 Sep 14

AN ELDERLY woman suffered facial injuries in an alleged assault in East Yorkshire.

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