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

World food restaurant to open in Tesco supermarket

York Press: Tesco logo

8:09am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TESCO has chosen York as the location for its first in-store Giraffe concessions in the region.

Election boundary shake-up on the way for York

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

7:55am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Boundary Commission has released its final recommendations for revised council boundaries in York.

York band marches to fifth national title

York Press: Andy Stubbs with members of St Andrews Brass Band who have won a national award for the fifth time.Nigel Holland. (8478927)

7:45am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A BAND from York has celebrated winning a national title for the fifth time.

Air ambulance pilot who rescued Richard Hammond retires

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7:43am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE PILOT who flew BBC presenter Richard Hammond to hospital after his high-speed crash has retired after a decade with the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

North Yorkshire and Humberside Police adopt code of ethics

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

7:54am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

NEW rules on how police officers at every level should behave have been introduced in North Yorkshire and Humberside.

'Extra care' facility proposed for every major North Yorkshire town

York Press: North Yorkshire County Council logo - zxc

8:12am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

EVERY major town in North Yorkshire could have an "extra care" facility for older people, if proposals put forward by the county council go ahead.

Bridlington murder search continues - landlady was stabbed to death - £5,000 reward for information on John Heald's whereabouts

York Press:

3:54pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE search for John Heald, who is wanted in connection with the murder of Bei Carter, landlady of an East Yorkshire guest house, is still ongoing.

York curry house fined £4,000 for hygiene breaches

York Press: Restaurants fined for serving beef as lamb curry

6:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A RESTAURANT in York has been fined thousands of pounds after breaching hygiene regulations.

Cliff fall man named by police

York Press:

2:08pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE man who fell to his death from a North Yorkshire cliff has been named by police as Malcolm Hall.

Latest speed camera locations announced

York Press:

2:29pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE latest locations for North Yorkshire Police's mobile speed cameras have been released.

Homelessness falls in York - but rental market remains off-limits to many

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HOMELESSNESS has reduced in York but the city's housing crisis is intensifying for many, a new report has warned.

Expert rejects "security" claim, in York council secrecy row

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

3:58pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NATIONAL expert has rubbished a claim that it would be a security risk to detail meetings attended by York's council chief executive.

Nestle turns around fortunes following £100 million sales surge

York Press: Nestlé worker Anna Grzegorczyk packs the first batch of the new Fairtrade two-finger KitKat off the production line at the     factory in York

2:38pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ONE of York's largest employers Nestle UK has turned around losses of almost £12 million into profits topping £25 million in its last financial results.

Mother’s Day robber faces long jail term

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12:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A 38-year-old man has admitted robbing an elderly woman and her daughter in York on Mothering Sunday.

£18,000 bill for event about poverty is revealed

York Press: Coun James Alexander (left) with visitors to the York Fairness Conference at York University (left) Kate Green MP, Debbie Abrahams MP, Sophie Jowett,Henk Kool (Vice mayor social affairs,Employment and Economy in the Netherlands), and Kate Pickett (prof Yo

12:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YORK'S 'Fairness Conference' cost more than £18,000 to stage, including £4,000 to produce a website and £4,000 for refreshments and drinks, it has been revealed.

Solicitor investigated over dishonesty

York Press:

12:11pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A YORK solicitor is being investigated over allegations of dishonesty and financial irregularities a year after closing his office.

Lap dancing club is given go-ahead by council

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

11:26am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

COUNCILLORS have voted to allow a second lap dancing club in York city centre – but have called for a review of the city’s policies on such venues.

UPDATED 3.50pm: Two motorcyclists injured in North Yorkshire crash

York Press: Police - zxc

11:15am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TWO motorcyclists were taken to hospital - one by air ambulance - after a crash near Tadcaster this morning.

UPDATED: Concerns for missing teenager

York Press:

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POLICE are concerned for the safety of a teenager who has been missing since Saturday.

Improvements praised at Acomb school

York Press: Headteacher Lee Haynes and pupils and staff at Acomb Primary School celebrating their Ofsted success.

10:40am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PUPILS and staff at Acomb Primary School are celebrating the end of the school year with a 'good' rating from Ofsted.

Historic pub stories to be re-told in York

York Press:

10:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

STORIES of long-lost brewers and pub landlords will be recounted this Sunday, when a new guided walk is held at York Cemetery.

Hunt for robber goes on

York Press: POLICE APPEAL: Michael William Powell, who is wanted by North Yorkshire Police for recall to prison

10:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POLICE are still searching for a convicted robber, who is wanted for recall to prison.

ADAM festival beats the weather

York Press: Musicians make a call during the ADAM Festival in Acomb. From left, Michael Lester, Joe O’Neill, Miriam Howson and Katie Green

10:12am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE second annual ADAM festival has seen hundreds of people through the doors of cultural events across Acomb, despite horrendous weather.

Police plea to suspect in landlady’s murder

York Press:

10:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SEARCHES are ongoing for a man wanted in connection with the murder of an East Yorkshire woman.

Police appeal for information after students threatened

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:05am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TWO male students have been threatened by a man and a woman in York.

Hugh Bayley tells Parliament of need for foodbanks

York Press: ENDING THE LOTTERY: Hugh Bayley

10:04am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YORK MP Hugh Bayley has spoken in the house of Commons on the important work done by foodbanks.

Police training aims to prevent custody death

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:57am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POLICE in North Yorkshire are looking at fresh healthcare training for officers to help safeguard against deaths in custody.

Endangered beetle finds new home in York

York Press: Tansy Beetles have been limited to a single stretch of the banks of the River Ouse

9:18am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A BEETLE that is extinct in Britain except for a 30km stretch of the banks of the River Ouse around York has survived the winter and is now breeding in the city's Museum Gardens.

Community projects that make a difference

York Press: Iris Rough, Hilda Mead, Margaret Catchpole, Sylvia Meyer and Sue Cushing enjoy Coffee and cakes of the village green, Upper Poppleton.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8421195)

9:13am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A COMMUNITY cafe which brings village residents of all ages together to enjoy coffee, cake and strawberry teas is going from strength to strength in York.

How Tour de France inspired communities

York Press:

9:09am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE TOUR de France inspired people around York to come together and celebrate, and now that community spiritedness is being praised.

Police hunt railway pervert

York Press:

9:22am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BRITISH Transport Police (BTP) want to identify a man, who they say exposed himself on a train between York and Thirsk.

Italians bring their mystery plays to York

York Press: On the 19/7/14 a the people of Orsogna in Italy brought five of their City's Talami to York as part of the Festival put on around the York Mystery Plays on Waggons. This was the first time any of the Talami had been performed outside Italy. This was

8:44am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE people of Orsogna in Italy brought five of their city's Talami plays to York as part of the city's Mystery Plays on Waggons.

Police launch crackdown on fine dodgers

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

8:42am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FINE-DODGING criminals can expect an unwelcome knock on the door over the coming days if they fail to pay what they owe to the courts.

Dungeon looks for a Carnivàle Queen

York Press: NEWS RELEASE                                                                           17th July 2014                                                                                Beauty is in the eye of the beholder - The York Dungeon launches its searc

11:22am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder - The York Dungeon launches its

Selina Scott urged to stand for Parliament

York Press: Selina Scott, who is angry over the missed opportunity to create a Dickensian festival in Malton

11:19am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FORMER TV presenter Selina Scott has been approached by top Tories to put her name forward for a North Yorkshire seat at next year’s General Election, according to close friends.

York Minster gears up for summer programme

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

10:13am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SUMMER workshops at York Minster this year take inspiration from the site’s thousands of years of history.

Rowntree Park's party a big success despite bad weather

York Press:

9:55am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE 93rd birthday of Rowntree Park was celebrated with a party at the weekend.

Paramedics to hold alcohol awareness event

York Press: STRIKE ACTION: Yorkshire Ambulance Service workers to strike during the Grand Depart

9:28am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PARAMEDICS are giving a public presentation on alcohol awareness at an ambulance trust event on Tuesday.

MP wins bid for ‘accurate’ flood spending figures

York Press: ENDING THE LOTTERY: Hugh Bayley

10:50am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YORK Central MP Hugh Bayley says he has won a long and acrimonious campaign for accurate figures on government spending on flood defences.

Young dancer wins place with Royal Ballet

York Press:

10:29am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A YORK schoolgirl who started dancing when she was three-years-old has been given a highly sought after place with the Royal Ballet.

UPDATED: Man arrested after North Yorkshire cliff fall death

York Press:

11:29am Monday 21st July 2014

A CLIMBER has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a man died falling from a cliff in North Yorkshire.

Man flown to hospital after falling through roof

York Press:

5:11pm Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN has been airlifted to hospital after falling through the roof of a farm building this afternoon.

Search ongoing for wanted York man

York Press:

11:48am Monday 21st July 2014

POLICE are still searching for a convicted robber, who is wanted for recall to prison.

Man knocked out in York attack

York Press:

4:27pm Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN suffered serious injuries and was knocked unconscious in an assault in York this weekend.

Fresh row over York council's 'spy van' - only 21 of 658 fines were issued at schools

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

11:13am Monday 21st July 2014

FEWER than one in 30 of the motorists fined by York's controversial "spy van" was parked near a school, new figures have revealed.

‘Lovelocks’ are removed from Millennium Bridge due to safety concerns

York Press:

9:34am Monday 21st July 2014

HUNDREDS of padlocks - intended to symbolise the everlasting bond between two people in love - have been removed from York's Millennium Bridge

Mother's comfort as legacy of Eleanor, 20, lives on

York Press: Annette Keeler pictured at her Copmanthorpe home. pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8386279)

10:37am Monday 21st July 2014

THE mother of a an exceptional young student who died from a heart attack has spoken of how her daughter's legacy has helped others.

1916 school report mystery solved

York Press:

8:59am Monday 21st July 2014

The family of a man whose 1916 school leavers' report was found in second-hand furniture have spoken of their surprise after it turned up in York.

Tourism fears over lap-dance club plans

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

8:00am Monday 21st July 2014

HOTELIERS have objected to proposals to open a new lap dancing club in York, above an established night club.

Community Pride: York schools doing their bit to help the environment

York Press: WOOD WORK: Pupils from Archbishop of York Junior School build bird boxes to protect wildlife in the grounds of Bishopthorpe Palace

7:51am Monday 21st July 2014

Two passionate primary schools have been working had to do their bit for the environment.



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