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

Schoolgirl, 15, robbed of socks and shoes in York

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

3:18pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

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

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

York Press: fire engine north yorkshire service - zxc

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.

Tesco abandons North Yorks store plan

York Press: Tesco logo

12:16pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco has abandoned its plan to build a new store in North Yorkshire.

Galtres Parklands Festival in cash pledge to traders

York Press:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FESTIVAL organisers have said they intend to repay traders who claim they have been left high and dry and owed thousands of pounds.

Off-duty heroes commended for River Ouse rescue

York Press:

9:03am Wednesday 17th September 2014

TWO off duty members of the emergency services who saved a woman from drowning have been commended for their efforts.

Two charged with murder

York Press: Scales - zxc

7:40pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A  man and a woman have been charged with the murder of a man who died in York.

Family tributes pour out for ‘beautiful’ mum-to-be

York Press:

8:11am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FAMILY and friends packed into York Crematorium to pay tribute to a mum-to-be who was “always smiling”.

Friends and family of Megan Roberts mark her 21st birthday

York Press: Megan and Jackie Roberts last year.

10:26am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FRIENDS and family of Megan Roberts have gathered at the River Ouse to mark what would have been her 21st birthday.

Two men cleared over involvement in £500,000 cannabis factory

York Press: Scales - zxc

9:51am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A JURY has acquitted two men accused of involvement in a Tadcaster cannabis factory after both said they had never been to the town in their lives.

Richard III died after losing helmet in battle

York Press:

9:56am Wednesday 17th September 2014

RICHARD III died in the thick of battle after losing his helmet and coming under a hail of blows from vicious medieval weapons, new research has shown.

Alison’s Top Gun of the bus world

York Press:

10:23am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FIRST York employee Alison Owbridge has been hailed as the country’s top female bus driver.

Charitable trust could be solution to North York Moors National Park funding crisis

York Press:

8:50am Wednesday 17th September 2014

CASH-STRAPPED bosses of the North York Moors National Park look set to launch an independent charitable trust to open up new sources of funding.

Churchill funeral carriage to be exhibited at the NRM

York Press:

7:53am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CARRIAGE from the train which carried Sir Winston Churchill from his state funeral to his final resting place is due to have a new home in York.

More seals seeking sanctuary at rescue centre

York Press:

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SCARBOROUGH Sea Life Sanctuary is having one of its busiest seal-rescue summers in recent years.

Railway museum comes out top of the list for tourists

York Press: Shaun Houldridge of the NRM inside the newly open carraige, Topaz.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (5848472)

8:19am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A YORK tourist attraction has been named one of the top ten in the country.

Bishopthorpe Road pavements to be repaired

York Press: York's Bishy Road gears up for Grand Depart

8:56am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE pavements outside the shops on Bishopthorpe Road in York are set to be enhanced.

Brass band takes home the trophies at awards contest

York Press:

8:21am Wednesday 17th September 2014

ONE of North Yorkshire's top brass bands has won top awards in an event in the Yorkshire Dales.

Baker in court for head-butting £27,000 sausage roll machine when it stopped working properly

York Press: Sausage roll lovers rejoice, you can scoff your favourite savoury snack without fear of police retribution

11:44am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A baker has been prosecuted for head-butting a sausage roll machine in anger when it stopped working properly.

Motorist stopped after pursuit in Selby

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

3:12pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MOTORIST was stopped in Selby yesterday after a short police pursuit.

Development gets £16m grant boost

York Press:

11:11am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MULTI-MILLION-POUND bid to develop hundreds of homes and shops has taken a huge step forward.

Man arrested after vulnerable pensioner targeted

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:31am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested after a vulnerable pensioner was targeted in Selby.

Woman who advised schoolchildren about alcohol dangers nearly four times drink-drive limit

York Press: Scales - zxc

5:08pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A woman who worked in schools advising children about the dangers of alcohol was nearly four times the drink-drive limit when she crashed into two parked cars.

Woman knocked down by cyclist in York

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

5:05pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a woman was knocked down by a cyclist on a pedestrian crossing in York.

Latest speed camera locations announced

York Press:

2:32pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE latest speed camera locations for North Yorkshire have been announced.

Consultation over future of children's heart surgery

York Press: Leeds General Infirmary

11:52am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A CONSULTATION has begun into the future of children’s heart surgery in England after a review last year was dismissed by the Government as flawed

Coach offers top tips for marathon runners

York Press:

11:15am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A RUNNING coach has handed out some pearls of wisdom to those soon to tackle a gruelling marathon.

Driver who seriously injured pedestrian keeps licence

York Press: Scales - zxc

10:20am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BUSINESSMAN has kept his driving licence despite seriously injuring a pedestrian in York city centre.

MP calls for crackdown on bank scam after helping couple recover their life savings

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:10am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN MP has persuaded a bank to refund a couple from the Selby district who lost their life savings through a sophisticated banking scam.

Funding boost for York nature reserve

York Press:

9:50am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A NATURE reserve in York has received a major funding boost for a new project.

Author hopes to raise awareness of child abuse

York Press:

9:40am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN AUTHOR from North Yorkshire is hoping to fund a children's book to help under-tens speak out about abuse.

Housing plans for village to be met with legal fight

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

9:27am Tuesday 16th September 2014

CAMPAIGNERS dismayed over long term housing proposals for York are threatening to turn to the courts to stop highly controversial plans being made formal in York.

New support for families dealing with severe brain injuries

York Press:

9:23am Tuesday 16th September 2014

ACADEMICS in York have helped create a new resource for helping the families of people with severe brain injuries.

York CAB wins award

York Press: Citizens Advice Bureau

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

YORK'S CAB has won the award for Campaigning Bureau of the Year, in recognition of its social policy and campaigning work over the last year.

21 flats planned at York business park

York Press: Coun Dafydd Williams, who said a greater level of financial and benefit advice was also being looked at

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

LOW cost housing could be built on a York business park if a decision is taken to remove historic development rules restricting the site.

Two in court over £500,000 cannabis factory

York Press: Scales - zxc

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Two men deny they were part of a group of people in balaclavas seen heading towards a Tadcaster cannabis factory capable of producing nearly £500,000 of the drug.

Looked-after children in York falling behind, warns report

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

LOOKED after children in York do worse in school than their peers, and their achievements fall behind looked after children in the rest of the country, according to council figures.

Dick Turpin's graveyard set for revamp

York Press:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE York graveyard where notorious highwayman Dick Turpin is thought to be buried is set for a revamp.

2 arrested over murder in York - UPDATED

York Press: Stephen Eastwood

10:53am Monday 15th September 2014

A MAN and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder in York.

21 more pictures of 1980s York (1982 & 1983)

York Press:

1:58pm Monday 15th September 2014

Flooding, the Pope's visit and a new shopping centre for York all feature in our latest historic gallery....

York jobs under threat as phone shop closes

York Press:

6:16pm Monday 15th September 2014

ANOTHER high street name is set to disappear from York’s city centre as Phones 4u calls in administrators putting more than 5,000 jobs at risk nationwide.

Traffic lights damaged in York

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

3:42pm Monday 15th September 2014

MOTORISTS have been urged to drive carefully when approaching Leeman Road, after traffic lights were damaged today.

Cancer tragedy of mum-to-be, 33

York Press:

11:29am Monday 15th September 2014

A HEARTBROKEN husband is coming to terms with the devastating loss of his wife and unborn son who both died after the 33-year-old was struck down with breast cancer.

Driver taken to hospital after Barlby crash

York Press: Police - zxc

10:39am Monday 15th September 2014

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after a road accident near Selby this morning.

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A NORTH Yorkshire MP has raised the plight of local pubs on the floor of the House of Commons.

Dame Judi Dench is cast in gallery role (link)

In brief 9:47am Wed 17 Sep 14

RENOWNED York-born actress Dame Judi Dench has been cast again – this time in clay.

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Selby & Tadcaster news 8:24am Wed 17 Sep 14

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