Rare coin sells for £5,200

York Press:

9:47am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A RARE York coin has defied expectations by selling for £2,000 more than its asking price at auction.

Burglars steal medication from Dunnington pharmacy

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8:34am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THIEVES have broken into a York village pharmacy and stole various amounts of prescription medicines.

Historic Sheep Fair at Masham

York Press: FLOCK TO THE FINISH: Sheep racing is one of the many events included in Masham Sheep Fair

8:33am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

AN HISTORIC fair takes place this weekend, which traces its roots back to when a Yorkshire Dales market town traded tens of thousands of sheep every year.

Police surgery held in Eggborough

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10:04am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

RESIDENTS in Eggborough can raise any queries or concerns with North Yorkshire Police at the next Safer Neighbourhood Team Police Surgery this month.

Cut-price cat neuter offer

York Press: Cats Protection (8559262)

8:47am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

 YORK Cats Protection is offering cat owners the chance to get their pet neutered for £5 if they are on low incomes. The charity aims to help 1,000 people from October 1 to December 10 and reduce the number of unwanted and feral cats in the city.

Vale of York CCG meeting held at West Offices

York Press: Inside West Offices

8:46am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE next public meeting of the healthcare governing body for North Yorkshire will be held on Thursday, October 2.

Candidates announced for parish council by-election

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9:29am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE candidates have been named for a parish council by-election in Holme and Spalding Moor.

Chef gets taste of Yorkshire on gastro-tour

York Press:

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

GOURMET trail company Yorkshire Food Finder teamed up with tourism agencies Visit Britain and Welcome to Yorkshire to organise a three-day gastro tour for an international TV cookery show, thanks to its renowned, expert knowledge of local producers and chefs.

Take a look around York's grisly past

York Press:

9:48am Saturday 20th September 2014

A NEW tour highlighting York’s grisly past is launched next week.

York Cycle Rally to return

York Press:

7:58am Saturday 20th September 2014

ORGANISERS of York’s historic cycle rally are pressing ahead with plans to revive the event next year after a two-year absence.

Documentary on cyclists

York Press:

7:43am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE University of Hull Scarborough Campus was a welcome sight for a group of disabled cyclists completing the third day of their 150-mile coast-to-coast challenge.

'Man from the future' spotted in London

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8:46am Saturday 20th September 2014

A CRYOGENICALLY frozen man from the future has been spotted chilling outside China’s embassy in London.

Head lice warning

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7:44am Saturday 20th September 2014

STAFF at Gale Farm Pharmacy in Acomb are reminding parents to remain vigilant about head lice after children began their new school term.

Archbishop of York to join church celebrations

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

10:52am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE Archbishop of York will visit St Hilda’s Church in Tang Hall tomorrow to celebrate its 80th anniversary.

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

York Press:

10:42am Friday 19th September 2014

A NEW memorial to RAF ground staff killed during the Second World War has been unveiled at a North Yorkshire airbase.

York cycling scheme nominated for award

York Press:

10:27am Friday 19th September 2014

CYCLE project "Love to Ride York" has been nominated for a high profile European Cycling Federation (ECF) award.

York travel agency celebrates 10th anniversary with revamp and official re-opening

York Press:

10:10am Friday 19th September 2014

A YORK travel agency is celebrating its 10th anniversary tomorrow with a grand official re-opening of its refurbished offices.

New exhibition looks at York's original chocolate-making families

York Press:

9:37am Friday 19th September 2014

A NEW exhibition has been launched at York’s Chocolate Story, exploring the relationship between the sweet and the city.

Harvest collection

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9:28am Friday 19th September 2014

ELVINGTON Church will be celebrating the harvest by helping people here and in Africa.

50 jobs available in York - if you can cope with an "interview from Hell"

York Press:

11:17am Thursday 18th September 2014

A YORK attraction is looking for candidates for what they call “the job interview from Hell”.

Council’s eXtra factor nominations

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

11:05am Thursday 18th September 2014

CITY of York Council is looking for nominations for its eXtra factor staff award.

New home for newts as work starts on Bempton Cliffs visitor area

York Press: A Great Crested Newt.

10:08am Thursday 18th September 2014

Nearly 60 great crested newts are settling into a new home after they were moved from the site of a visitor centre and car park to serve a nature reserve.

Yorkshire coastline clean up this weekend

York Press: Spurn Point, with the mothballed lighthouse in the background

9:55am Thursday 18th September 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help clean up the Yorkshire coastline this weekend.

National Railway Museum comes 6th in TripAdvisor award scheme

York Press: South Marston hotel delighted at receiving top award from TripAdvisor

9:34am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE National Railway Museum in York is the UK's sixth best-rated museum in a 'Travellers Choice' award scheme run by the travel site TripAdvisor.

Parachute Regiment recruits to star on new Forces TV channel

York Press: PARA: Young recruits from 'P' Company are presented with the coveted red beret from Company Commander, Major Chris Collier at Catterick Garrison. The event was filmed by a new Forces TV channel.  Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

9:33am Thursday 18th September 2014

RECRUITS hoping to join one of the world's most famous Army regiments are set to appear in a new documentary.

Major revamp for Haxby Memorial Hall

York Press: Haxby. Picture: Matt ClarkHaxby Memorial Hall (8386646)

9:05am Thursday 18th September 2014

AMBITIOUS plans to transform a memorial hall in a York suburb have been unveiled.

New development to help vulnerable families

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

8:14am Thursday 18th September 2014

HUNDREDS of York’s most vulnerable families are set to receive extra help in turning their lives around.

Concert planned at York church to raise funds for two charities

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9:01am Thursday 18th September 2014

A YORK community choir will sing at St Margaret Clitherow Church, Haxby, on Friday to help raise money for Dalit Children in India & Medical Aid for Palestinians.

Battle of Britain pilots honoured in ceremony

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9:48am Thursday 18th September 2014

A CEREMONY to honour daring French pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain has taken place in Paris.

Dame Judi Dench is cast in gallery role

York Press:

9:47am Wednesday 17th September 2014

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

False alarm over Murton Lane fire

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8:23am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FIRE crews were called to a possible building fire in Murton Lane, York, at about 8.25pm on Monday.

Tang Hall history group seeking photos

York Press: Floods reach The John Bull in Layerthorpe.NH (6294387)

10:24am Monday 15th September 2014

THE Tang Hall Local History Group is looking for photographs and memories of the Layerthorpe area of York for their display next month.

Charity appeals for volunteers to help it tackle loneliness among older York people

York Press: File photo dated 05/12/08 of the hands of an elderly woman as two in five pensioners consider their television set to be their main form of company, a charity has warned. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Saturday May 3, 2014. Age UK said that loneline

10:22am Monday 15th September 2014

A CHARITY dedicated to tackling loneliness and isolation among older York people has issued an urgent appeal for volunteers.

Archbishop of York welcomes Porvoo church leaders to palace

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

9:40am Monday 15th September 2014

THE Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu will welcome more than 40 Porvoo Church Leaders to a meeting at Bishopthorpe Palace this week.

York attraction to tell city's chocolate story

York Press:

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

York’s CHOCOLATE Story has launched an exhibition celebrating the city's chocolate past, present and future.

Bettys wins national baking crown

York Press:

8:52am Monday 15th September 2014

YORKSHIRE'S iconic cafe brand Bettys has scooped the title of Craft Business of the Year at a national baking award ceremony.

Small tortoiseshell butterflies increasing in numbers

York Press: The small tortoiseshell butterfly

10:25am Monday 15th September 2014

THE small tortoiseshell butterfly has continued to fight back against long-term declines this year, an annual survey has revealed.

Flood proposals don't go far enough - Hugh Bayley

York Press: ENDING THE LOTTERY: Hugh Bayley

10:19am Monday 15th September 2014

GOVERNMENT proposals to ensure people in flood risk areas can get insurance are good but do not go far enough, says York Central MP Hugh Bayley.

Journalist Rob Evans to give talk

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

8:31am Monday 15th September 2014

A GUARDIAN journalist will give an Amnesty International talk in York about the work of undercover police in infiltrating organisations such as Greenpeace.

Public ambulance review

York Press: ambulance - zxc

10:47am Saturday 13th September 2014

PEOPLE will have the chance to take a closer look at their local ambulance service when the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust’s annual general meeting takes place later this month.

Pub's offer for redheads on royal birthday

York Press:

9:19am Friday 12th September 2014

REDHEADS will get a royal saving at an Acomb pub on Prince Harry’s 30th birthday on Monday.

Wanted man hands himself in

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:20am Friday 12th September 2014

DETECTIVES have launched a manhunt for a missing York offender.

Burst water main now repaired, says firm

York Press:

11:34am Thursday 11th September 2014

A BURST water main which caused traffic problems at Walmgate Bar has been fixed, Yorkshire Water has said.

Warning over rising number of asbestos deaths in York

York Press: Health and Safety Executive

11:22am Thursday 11th September 2014

NEW statistics from the Health and Safety Executive have revealed that the number of deaths caused by asbestos is continuing to grow — and a York solicitor says the grim figures are reflected in York.

Garden cities plan for York come under fire

York Press: David Rudlin, pictured at the awards ceremony

11:02am Thursday 11th September 2014

AN ECONOMIST’S prize-winning suggestion that 40 cities – including York – could be doubled in size through garden city extensions, has been attacked by another senior politician.

Chance to wine and dine as the Romans did

York Press: Treasurer's House -Breakfast Club

9:22am Thursday 11th September 2014

A ROMAN style dinner is to be held in York to reveal the city’s classical past.

New rock choir launches

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11:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

ROCK Choir is launching in Malton, Selby and York and is inviting locals to come and try a free session.

£30,000 woodland boost

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10:44am Thursday 11th September 2014

AN INNOVATIVE North Yorkshire woodland project has received a £30,000 grant from the London-based Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

Pink sheep to retire

York Press: Visitors to the North York Moors may be forgiven for doing a double-take as a variety of pink sheep pop up in villages, shop windows and tourist attractions over the coming months.

11:49am Thursday 11th September 2014

NORTH Yorkshire’s pink sheep are preparing for retirement at the end of a three-month campaign tourist chiefs have hailed a big success.

Trapped bulls unharmed

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11:44am Thursday 11th September 2014

THREE bulls were trapped in a trailer when it overturned on the A64 near Whitwell-on-the-Hill yesterday afternoon.


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