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

Police investigating indecent exposures in York

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:28am Monday 20th October 2014

DETECTIVES are investigating two incidents of indecent exposure in York.

2 men save woman who jumped into the Ouse: UPDATED

York Press: Breaking News - zxc

9:15am Monday 20th October 2014

TWO men have helped to rescue a woman from the River Ouse in York this morning.

Business levy proposal to fund action to secure York city centre's future

York Press:

11:48am Monday 20th October 2014

HUNDREDS of businesses within York’s inner ring road are being asked to help raise £750,000 a year to secure the city centre’s future.

‘Safety sacrificed to boost the stats’ claim ambulance workers

York Press: ambulance - zxc

11:31am Monday 20th October 2014

PARAMEDICS have said they are being diverted from York to other areas to hit response targets — putting people in the city at risk.

Political parties meet to thrash out council re-alignment deal

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

8:25am Monday 20th October 2014

OPPOSITION councillors are getting ready to thrash out a deal re-aligning council controls and power in York after a by-election brought a former council heavyweight back into politics in the city.

Wind of change for bean-swamped food bank

York Press: BEAN UNINDATED: Volunteer Geoff Batterbee with some of the baked beans at the Hambleton Food Share.  Picture:RICHARD DOUGHTY

8:55am Monday 20th October 2014

THEY are full of protein, fibre and iron, and even have a playground song dedicated to their health benefits and effects on bodily function.

19 news snippets you may have missed

York Press:

12:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

Today's shorter stories, all in one place.

York Rescue Boat may be up and running by next spring

York Press:

10:32am Monday 20th October 2014

FUNDS are now in place to buy the proposed York Rescue Boat after a charity dinner raised more than £6,000 towards the cause.

Kurds stage demo at York Minster against ISIS attacks on Kobani

York Press:

11:10am Monday 20th October 2014

A GROUP of Kurds have staged a demonstration outside York Minster against 'ISIS barbarism.'

Boxing clever in bid to lure young voters

York Press:

8:48am Monday 20th October 2014

VINTAGE ballot boxes are to be given a new lease of life as instruments and sculptures to encourage youngsters to vote.

Steampunk salute to Victorian engineering during Illuminating York Festival

York Press:

11:45am Monday 20th October 2014

STEAMPUNK will meet steam engines during the Illuminating York Festival later this month.

Volunteers give vital help to city revellers

York Press: University of York logo

10:55am Monday 20th October 2014

STUDENT volunteers have helped deal with serious incidents around York, as they aim to help make the city safer.

Harry lands his dream job with Macmillan

York Press:

10:12am Monday 20th October 2014

Life has changed dramatically for 24-year-old Harry Baines since the start of this year.

Arts society provides funding for St Leonard’s Hospice mosaic

York Press:

8:50am Monday 20th October 2014

A large, colourful mosaic made by patients at St Leonard’s Hospice has been funded by a generous grant from the York Decorative and Fine Arts Society (DFAS).

Millthorpe School pupils commended awards ceremony

York Press:

8:50am Monday 20th October 2014

HUNDREDS of pupils at a York secondary school were rewarded for their hard work in a ceremony at the University of York.

Bridge production shelved to allow for archaeological dig

York Press: FRESH LOOK: An artist's impression of the new-look York Theatre Royal

10:47am Monday 20th October 2014

A PRODUCTION of Arthur Miller's classic play A View from the Bridge, due to be staged at York Theatre Royal in February, has been cancelled.

York stamp collector mourned

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

9:10am Monday 20th October 2014

SEVEN members of York Philatelic Society were among more than 100 mourners at the funeral at York Crematorium of retired Merchant Navy captain and past society president, Philip Hyde.

Town high-street closed after accident on zebra crossing

York Press: Mobile Send Your News

11:40am Monday 20th October 2014

POLICE cordoned off a market town high-street after an accident today.

Two motorbikes involved in North Yorkshire accident: Update 5.25pm Sunday

York Press: Police - zxc

2:52pm Sunday 19th October 2014

TWO motorcyclists have been involved in an accident near Squires Cafe Bar, a cafe in South Milford which is popular with bikers.

Motorist injured in crash on country road

York Press: Police - zxc

12:58pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A MOTORIST was injured today in a crash on a country road in North Yorkshire.

Man arrested by police investigating North Yorkshire sex assault

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

12:32pm Sunday 19th October 2014

DETECTIVES investigating a sexual assault in North Yorkshire have arrested a man.

Tattooist battles discrimination after being turned away by nightclub

York Press: NIGHTCLUB RULE: Miki Lane who was turned away from Club Amadeus, in Northallerton, because of her tattoos  Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

6:03am Saturday 18th October 2014

A TATTOO shop worker has launched a campaign to counter discrimination against people who display their tattoos after being refused entry to a nightclub.

Discount retailer given go-ahead for second York shop

York Press: Home Bargains to open in Leigh this weekend

5:09pm Sunday 19th October 2014

DISCOUNT retail chain Home Bargains has been given the go-ahead to open another store in York, which it says will create 50 jobs.

Protesters rally against York riverside plans

York Press:

4:46pm Sunday 19th October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS have staged a demonstration against controversial plans by a motor yacht club to buy a section of York's riverbank to create extra moorings.

Man rescued from cherry picker after it collides with chimney

York Press: fire engine north yorkshire service - zxc

6:49pm Saturday 18th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have rescued a man who was stuck on a cherry picker after it collided with a chimney in East Yorkshire.

Three people injured in crash near York: Update 4.20pm Saturday

York Press: Police - zxc

9:06am Saturday 18th October 2014

THREE people were injured in a crash near York in the early hours of this morning.

More than 100 villagers gather to oppose travellers' site plans near York

York Press:

2:50pm Saturday 18th October 2014

VILLAGERS have raised a series of objections to a proposed travellers' site between Rufforth and York.

5,500 apply for Lendal Bridge fine refunds

York Press:

11:51am Saturday 18th October 2014

ONLY a fraction of people who were fined for crossing Lendal Bridge during the trial closure have applied for a refund, figures have revealed.

3,000 sign horse death petition

York Press:

11:16am Saturday 18th October 2014

MORE than 3,000 people have signed a petition to have a North Yorkshire equestrian centre closed down, after a horse was killed and dumped in a garden.

Gang member guilty of bank van raids

York Press:

10:53am Saturday 18th October 2014

A MEMBER of a robbery gang that targeted bank vans in York has failed in his bid to escape justice.

Missing York student is found

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

12:52pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A STUDENT at the University of York who went missing last night - sparking a search of the campus this morning by police - has been found.

Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson clocked speeding after filming in North Yorkshire

York Press: Jeremy Clarkson

12:02pm Saturday 18th October 2014

TOP Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson is to receive points on his driving licence after being caught speeding after filming in North Yorkshire, he has admitted.

Meeting to tackle new power shift at council

York Press:

10:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

A SPECIAL meeting is due next week to ensure the new political balance of power at City of York Council is reflected in the make-up of its key committees.

Brother calls for reopening of Geoffrey Leeming murder case

York Press:

10:15am Saturday 18th October 2014

THE brother of a York man murdered in his own home has called for police to reopen the case.

TUC to launch 'York needs a pay rise' campaign

York Press:

10:02am Saturday 18th October 2014

TRADES unionists in York are to launch a “York Needs a Pay-rise” campaign, calling for some employers to 'raise their game' by paying a decent wage.

Big thanks as harvest donations help charities

York Press:

9:44am Saturday 18th October 2014

VITAL anti-poverty charities have been given a huge boost ahead of the winter thanks to generous donations to the Yorkshire Harvest appeal.

Planning inquiry held over controversial Strensall housing plans

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

8:49am Saturday 18th October 2014

LAWYERS have spent a week arguing over controversial plans to put 102 new houses on a field in Strensall.

In brief: 11 of today's news snippets you may have missed

York Press: Mini Coupe John Cooper Works

2:13pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Today's shorter stories, all in one place.

Concert in memory of tragic mum and son

York Press:

9:58am Saturday 18th October 2014

AN event in memory of a much loved 33-year-old mum-to-be is due to be held in York.

Artist challenges the public to find micro art installations in York

York Press:

11:45am Saturday 18th October 2014

A MYSTERIOUS artist has created installations around York, and is challenging the public to find them.

York family in e-cigarette house fire drama

York Press:

11:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

A WOMAN from York has said she feels lucky to be alive after a fire in her home.

Rehab facility staff suspended

York Press:

11:32am Saturday 18th October 2014

INVESTIGATIONS are ongoing after six members of staff at a rehabilitation hospital in York were suspended as a result of concerns about patient care.

Darren Gough to speak at York Against Cancer fundraiser

York Press: Darren Gough

11:26am Saturday 18th October 2014

FORMER Yorkshire and England cricketer Darren Gough is guest speaker at York Against Cancer's annual gala dinner.

New crime figures show fall in North Yorkshire

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:11am Saturday 18th October 2014

ROBBERIES, burglaries, criminal damage and incidents involving vehicles have all reduced in North Yorkshire, new figures showhave revealed.

Roman Catholics head to Westminster on Guy Fawkes Day to boost £2 million Bar Convent appeal

York Press: BAR CONVENT: Repairs to the roof expected to take a month.

9:08am Saturday 18th October 2014

ROMAN Catholics from York will descend on Westminster on November 5 - with far more peaceful intentions than the city's Gunpowder plotter Guy Fawkes.

Archbishop of York in bid to end modern slavery

York Press: The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu during a press conference at St. Macartin's Cathedral in Enniskillen. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday June 16, 2013. Unscrupulous businesses and people who avoid paying taxes in developing countrie

11:29am Saturday 18th October 2014

THE Archbishop of York has joined North Yorkshire Police in an anti-slavery campaign.

Rebecca Newman to sing at Festival of Remembrance in York

York Press: York opera singer Rebecca Newman

7:38am Saturday 18th October 2014

CHART-TOPPING soprano Rebecca Newman is set to perform at the Royal British Legion's Festival of Remembrance at York Barbican next month.

Olympians join the team at The Mount School

York Press:

8:14am Saturday 18th October 2014

TWO Olympians have joined the staff at a York girls school.

Homeowners advised to seek HS2 compensation schemes

York Press: The Birmingham and Fazeley viaduct, part of the proposed route for the HS2 high speed rail scheme

10:09am Saturday 18th October 2014

HOME owners in North Yorkshire who are set to be affected by the proposed High Speed rail route are being advised to research compensation schemes.

Plan for 600 homes on greenfield site refused

York Press: Harrogate Borough Council

10:06am Saturday 18th October 2014

A MASSIVE housing development scheme on a greenfield site on the edge of Harrogate has been rejected by borough councillors.



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