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

Breaking news Fresh misconduct investigation into North Yorkshire Police over Jimmy Savile allegations

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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.

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

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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

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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

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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....

Biggest book fair in Europe opens in York tomorrow

York Press: The York Book Fair at York Racecourse. Picture : Garry Atkinson.Reporters Ring Paul on 07968 725904 and organiser Janette Ray on 07803941307 (9438846)

2:54pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE annual York National Book Fair - which is the largest in Europe and now marking its 40th anniversary in the city  - opens at noon tomorrow in the Knavesmire Suite at York Racecourse.

Man accused of Knaresborough bomb hoax appears in court

York Press:

11:44am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE suspect accused of a bomb hoax which shut down a North Yorkshire town for several hours has appeared in court.

Councillors put party differences aside to call for railway line's electrification

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11:28am Thursday 18th September 2014

ELECTRIFYING the rail line for York to Harrogate and Leeds could boost the local economy by £400 million and improve service for passengers, politicians have said.

York criminal attacks his former solicitor

York Press:

11:14am Thursday 18th September 2014

A PROLIFIC York criminal attacked his former solicitor when they found themselves in a police custody suite together.

Community challenge for centre make-over

York Press:

10:59am Thursday 18th September 2014

A CHALLENGE is being thrown down to firms and organisations in York to help transform a community centre in just three days.

York College nursery site to reopen as construction skills centre

York Press:

10:19am Thursday 18th September 2014

TWO years after the tragic death of a three-year-old girl on a slide, York College is demolishing its former nursery to make way for a new £6 million construction skills centre.

Unemployment in York falls to 1.1 per cent

York Press: Job centre - jobs

8:48am Thursday 18th September 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT has fallen again in York, with 1,000 fewer people claiming Jobseekers Allowance than a year ago.

Yorkshire in Bloom awards winners announced

York Press:

12:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014

GARDENS around Yorkshire are celebrating after being named as winners in the Yorkshire in Bloom awards.

Dead man named

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11:49am Thursday 18th September 2014

A man who died suddenly in York has been named by police as Darren Shaun Brown.

Invictus Games winners celebrate sporting success back home

York Press:

11:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

HEROES in Prince Harry’s Invictus Games have returned to show off their medals.

Possible upgrade of A64 east of York being examined by highways engineers

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11:24am Thursday 18th September 2014

HIGHWAYS bosses have confirmed they are studying the feasibility of an upgrade of the A64 east of York’s Hopgrove roundabout.

Samurai sword man gets unpaid work

York Press: Scales - zxc

9:57am Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN who brandished a samurai sword on the streets of Scarborough has been spared jail.

Artwork auction to raise funds for a little known cancer

York Press:

9:42am Thursday 18th September 2014

A CANCER survivor has created an online charity auction to raise vital funds for a little known cancer.

Braveheart actress speaks out about depression

York Press:

9:29am Thursday 18th September 2014

A YOUNG York actress who starred alongside Mel Gibson in Braveheart has spoken for the first time about her battle with depression.

More arrests as part of Operation Hawk

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

11:39am Thursday 18th September 2014

FIVE men were arrested as part of Operation Hawk, the crackdown on travelling criminals, after police were alerted to a fish and chip shop burglary.

Escapologist plans bid to escape from Dick Turpin's cell

York Press:

9:14am Thursday 18th September 2014

AN ESCAPOLOGIST will attempt to outdo Houdini next month by escaping from Dick Turpin's cell at York's Castle Museum.

Barlby couple's diamond wedding celebrations

York Press:

9:24am Thursday 18th September 2014

It was love at first sight when well-known local sportsman Les Northern first saw his wife Kath as a leading lady in a local amateur dramatic production.

Plague of flies causes misery for Pickering residents

York Press:

2:05pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

RESIDENTS of Pickering have been left miserable after swarms of flies have plagued the town during the summer months.

REVEALED: £161,000 plans for York’s new congestion commission

York Press:

9:12am Wednesday 17th September 2014

TOP transport experts from around the UK could be brought in to help tackle congestion in York.

Two dead in Yorkshire helicopter crash

York Press:

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

TWO men have died in a helicopter crash off the Yorkshire coast.

Ex-council leader seeks re-election in York

York Press:

8:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FORMER York council leader is stepping back into front-line politics to fight next month's crucial Westfield by-election.

York murder suspects appear in court

York Press: Scales - zxc

7:50pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

TWO people have appeared in court accused of the murder of a man who died two years after being attacked in York.

Scaffolder rescued from building site after 10 metre fall

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6:50pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A SCAFFOLDER had to be rescued by firefighters when he fell 10 metres through the roof of a building site.

"Top 10" chocolate bars revealed in survey - but famous York brands are beaten to top spots

York Press:

3:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

CHOCOLATE treats made famous in York have been trumped by other big name bars, in a survey of thousands of enthusiasts.

Champion ale revealed at York Beer and Cider Festival

York Press:

4:41pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

CROWDS are flocking to Knavesmire in York today as the city's biggest ever beer festival gets underway.

Manhunt launched for missing offender

York Press:

2:59pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

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



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Young farmers’ hoedown (link)

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PLANS are under way for a ho-down next year following the success of a charity barn dance in Selby.

Cycle challenge raises thousands for injured soldiers (link)

Fundrasing fun 8:33am Thu 18 Sep 14

CYCLING bar staff got in the saddle to raise thousands of pounds for injured servicemen and women.

New memorial to RAF ground staff unveiled at RAF Linton-on-Ouse (link)

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Helicopter wreckage removed from Yorkshire coastline (link)

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

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