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

Woman shaken and bruised after being punched in face in Acomb

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

1:06pm Friday 24th October 2014

A 44-year-old woman has been punched in the face after being verbally abused by a group of men in Acomb.

Police concerned for missing teenager

York Press:

12:14pm Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE are concerned for the safety of a missing 15-year-old girl.

Labour stripped of powerful posts in dramatic night at Guildhall

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

7:40am Friday 24th October 2014

RESURGENT opposition parties dramatically seized control of key council positions in York last night, as they made their majority count for the first time.

Search continues for missing York man

York Press:

5:15pm Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE searching for missing York man Clive Nicholson have released new CCTV images. 

Hotel strategy must remain on the agenda

York Press: York Minster. Picture: Matt Clark  (7356607)

11:05am Friday 24th October 2014

A REPORT featuring critical views of York's visitor economy by hoteliers in the city has been welcomed as catalyst for change.

York council accused of pushing people into poverty

York Press:

10:40am Friday 24th October 2014

YORK council bosses have pushed people into debt through benefit changes that completely go against their anti-poverty agenda, a critical new report claims.

Reward offer renewed over York armed robbery

York Press:

10:29am Friday 24th October 2014

THE grandfather of shop assistants threatened in an armed robbery has renewed his appeal for information.

Fresh calls for York to offer IVF on the NHS

York Press: File photo dated 07/12/10 of an NHS logo. Social enterprises are being allowed to take over £900 million of NHS services without safeguards to ensure they save the taxpayer money and will not go bust, a watchdog has warned. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

9:20am Friday 24th October 2014

FRESH calls have been made for York to offer fertility treatment to couples on the NHS after new guidelines stated it was a core service.

Call for action on former chocolate factory site

York Press:

8:36am Friday 24th October 2014

CITY leaders are calling for action on what they call the "missing piece of the jigsaw" in the redevelopment of York's major brownfield sites.

Benefit cuts causing hardship for working people in York

York Press: Citizens Advice Bureau

7:49am Friday 24th October 2014

INCREASINGLY more York people in work are getting into financial difficulties while some are cutting back on food and fuel to meet bills, York and District Citizens' Advice Bureau heard at its annual meeting.

Stars of TV and cinema in York for new film set in the 70s

York Press:

11:12am Friday 24th October 2014

A TERRACED street in York has been taken back in time to the 1970s for the filming of a new movie.

11 news snippets you may have missed

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

11:29am Friday 24th October 2014

Today's shorter stories, all in one place.

Mother campaigns for school crossing

York Press:

8:59am Friday 24th October 2014

A MOTHER has called for a Pelican crossing to be installed on a road where her daughter was hit by two cars on her way home from school.

Council seeking specialist foster to support teenage boys with complex needs

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

10:13am Friday 24th October 2014

SPECIALIST foster carers are needed in York to give a home to teenage boys with complex needs.

Appeal for help in re-uniting First World War medal with family of soldier who received it

York Press:

9:42am Friday 24th October 2014

A YORK man is hoping to re-unite a First World War campaign medal with the family of a soldier who received it almost a century ago.

Trophies awarded for Dragon Boat race

York Press:

8:46am Friday 24th October 2014

TROPHIES have been presented to fundraisers for the Lord Mayor of York's charities at the Mansion House.

Street art plays a role in war hero book

York Press:

10:03am Friday 24th October 2014

STREET art has a role to play in the latest exhibition at York Minster.

Four arrests made under Operation Hawk

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:24am Friday 24th October 2014

FOUR men have been arrested and drugs have been seized in a day of police action under Operation Hawk.

Experience war and Roman life at York museums this half-term

York Press:

9:14am Friday 24th October 2014

DESERT warfare during the First World War and life in the Roman legion are two of the topics youngsters can explore inside the city's museums this half term.

Pregnant women urged to consider flu vaccine

York Press: 'At risk' Bradford patients are urged to get flu jab

9:51am Friday 24th October 2014

PREGNANT woman around York are being urged to protect themselves and their baby against flu.

Allegation of sexual assault in New Earswick

York Press:

11:09am Thursday 23rd October 2014

POLICE are investigating reports of an alleged sexual assault in a York village.

Archbishop of York 'deeply ashamed' at church's handling of child abuse allegations - UPDATED

York Press: Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu

11:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A 13-YEAR-OLD chorister was abused during visits to the York home of a former cathedral dean, an inquiry report has revealed.

York needs 'better quality hotels'

York Press: Cedar Court Grand Hotel & Spa in York

11:23am Thursday 23rd October 2014

YORK'S hotel industry is suffering from"cannibalisation" following an increased number of budget hotels according to a long awaited report into the city's accommodation offering.

Castle Howard's avenue of trees and Stray Walls on 'at risk register'

York Press:

10:26am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE stately avenue of lime trees at Castle Howard has been identified as at risk in a new register published by English Heritage.

19 cars come off rally track following suspected sabotage

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:29am Thursday 23rd October 2014

POLICE are calling for rallygoers to help them investigate a possible case of sabotage at a Dalby Forest car rally which led to 19 cars coming off the track.

Army of volunteers transform community centre garden

York Press:

9:39am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THREE days of hard work by teams of volunteers from York workplaces have transformed a community centre garden in the city.

Hotels boss hit by driving ban

York Press:

11:08am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE managing director of the Skelwith Group of hotel and property companies has been banned from driving after police clocked him doing 100 mph on the A1 in North Yorkshire.

Survey reveals loneliness is a key problem in York

York Press: Healthwatch York logo

9:33am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SURVEY of people in York has shown loneliness is affecting the health and wellbeing of a significant proportion of people in the city.

Motor yacht club defends plans to extend moorings alongside York's River Ouse

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

8:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE president of a York boat club which wants to create 14 new moorings on the River Ouse has hit back at criticism of the scheme.

Social worker struck off for improper relationship

York Press: Scales - zxc

7:55am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SOCIAL worker has been struck off after admitting to an inappropriate sexual relationship with a vulnerable adult.

Cyclist injured in North Yorkshire crash - road now reopened - UPDATED

York Press: Police - zxc

9:54am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CYCLIST has been injured in a collision with a car in Oatlands Drive, Harrogate.

SPECIAL REPORT: Never giving up on homeless frontline

York Press:

1:16pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

In the second part of our investigation into York’s homeless, the manager of a vital service reveals plans to support more people in need of a roof over their heads.

9 news snippets you may have missed

York Press: A vote being entered at the ballot box

2:42pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Today's shorter stories, all in one place.

Funding concern for Together York pilot scheme

York Press: REPORT RESPONSE: Deputy Chief Constable Tim Madgwick

9:12am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SCHEME to help people with mental health issues in York is facing a shortfall of almost £40,000.

York first place in the world to be twinned with itself

York Press:

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

YORK has become the first place in the world to be twinned with itself.

Man seriously injured in East Yorkshire crash

York Press: Police - zxc

9:48am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MAN suffered serious injuries in a crash in East Yorkshire early today.

Boiler explodes in farmhouse near Easingwold

York Press: fire engine north yorkshire service - zxc

8:55am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BOILER exploded when a fire broke out in a farmhouse off Rookery Lane, Crayke, near Easingwold, but no-one was injured.

Famous faces pledge support for Martin House children's hospice

York Press:

9:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THREE new celebrity ambassadors pledging their support to a Yorkshire children's hospice have spoken of their pride at being involved in the project.

April's Disney dreams come true

York Press: Members of House Martin's Day Nursery, Malton who took part in a sponsored assault  course challenge in aid of April Benton (pictured)   (L-R), Julie Twamley, Julie Smith, Audrey Wilson, Emma O'Dwyer, Amy King and Amanda Beecham   Picture : Frank

1:51pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A LITTLE girl with an extremely rare condition is to fulfil a dream to meet her favourite Disney characters thanks to the generosity of local people.

‘End doubt over asphalt plant plans’

York Press: North Yorkshire County Council logo - zxc

1:02pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PLANNING for an asphalt plant at Whitewall Quarry in Norton has been deferred for the ninth time for further submissions to be considered.

Rescuers are praised after pulling woman from River Ouse

York Press:

12:06pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TWO MEN who rescued a woman from the River Ouse have been praised by police.

Manhunt launched for missing York man

York Press:

12:17pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MANHUNT has been launched to find York offender John Alcock.

Burglar who hit York woman with hammer has total sentence cut

York Press:

11:55am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A THUG who repeatedly hit a defenceless York woman with a hammer during a night-time attack in her own bedroom and also burgled a home where children were alone has had his total sentence cut on appeal.

SPECIAL REPORT: ‘It’s easier to go into prison because York is the worst place to find anywhere to live’

York Press:

11:18am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The millions of visitors that come to York each year do so for the city’s beauty, scenery and attractions. But among the bustling streets packed with shoppers and tourists, a largely ignored few live in desperation. As part of our Stamp Out Poverty campaign, a special investigation over today and tomorrow reveals that time on the streets does not mean all is lost, and remarkable work is being done to tackle an easily forgotten problem inside the city’s walls.

Rough sleepers discovered they were long-lost brothers

York Press:

10:53am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BROTHERS who spent years on the streets together without knowing they were related found strength when they discovered each other's true identity.

Layerthorpe hotel and link road set for go ahead

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

11:38am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PLANS for a new hotel and long awaited link road to relieve inner ring road congestion are set to get the go ahead on Thursday.

York court staff confiscate 735 banned items

York Press:

10:01am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

HUNDREDS of knives, tools, cameras and canisters containing alcohol were confiscated from people attempting to enter York's courts.

Housing plans for Terry's site scaled down

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

8:07am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PLANNED new apartment blocks on the site of former York chocolate factory have been scaled down by developers after an outcry from neighbours.

13 news snippets you may have missed

York Press: fire engine north yorkshire service - zxc

3:31pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Today's shorter stories, all in one place.

Respected joiner Peter Thompson dies

York Press: LEGACY: Peter Thompson, who has died

12:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE chairman of a York joinery company has died after a two and a half year struggle with cancer.



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