Bar billiards boom continues

York Press: Bar billiards

10:55am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE resurgence of a classic pub game in York looks set to continue.

Day trips to seaside proving ‘too expensive’

York Press: GIFT AID: Barnardo's says its shops in the region are losing more than £100,000 a year because customers do not understand the Gift Aid scheme.

9:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TRIPS to the seaside for families in York could be prohibitively expensive, new research has shown.

Pair in weekend rescue dramas on the moors

York Press: North York Moors National Park Authority

9:23am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWO walkers had to be rescued after getting into difficulties on the North York Moors.

Free night out for men

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10:31am Wednesday 27th August 2014

MEN in York have been offered a free night out by a local organisation.

Ward meeting cancelled

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11:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

As a mark of respect following the death of Westfield ward Cllr Lynn Jeffries, the planned Westfield Residents Forum meeting tomorrow has been cancelled.

Police appeal after assault at Bootham supermarket

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

11:29am Wednesday 27th August 2014

POLICE want to speak to a man regarding an assault in York.

Strensall footbridge opens

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9:23am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A NEW footbridge has been opened in Strensall.

Painkillers could harm life in our rivers

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9:15am Tuesday 26th August 2014

RESEARCH led by the University of York shows dangerously high levels of ibruprofen in some rivers.

York Maze director to give maize talk

York Press: Tom Pearcy, the owner of the York Maze, takes to a bouncy castle  to celebrate the news that the attraction has enjoyed its busiest season ever as many attractions in the city reported a good summer

8:47am Tuesday 26th August 2014

York Maze director Tom Pearcy will be revealing why and how he turned a field of a million maize seedlings into one of York’s most visited attractions at Explore Tang Hall Library.

International focus for NSPCC Underwear Rule campaign

York Press: Parents urged to back NSPCC's new anti-abuse drive

7:51am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE NSPCC has translated its successful Underwear Rule campaign materials for parents and carers into Russian, Polish, Lithuanian and Latvian.

Gas Safety Week urges consumers to check the credentials of doorstep tradesman

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10:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A WEEK-long project to highlight bogus gas traders is taking place from September 15 to 21.

Picnic to raise awareness of climate change and poverty

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10:29am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A PICNIC will be held close to Millennium Bridge to raise awareness of climate change and poverty.

Baler catches fire at Tadcaster

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9:11am Monday 25th August 2014

FARMING equipment was damaged when a baler caught fire.

Domestic abuse stance welcomed by police commissioner

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9:38am Saturday 23rd August 2014

GOVERNMENT plans to criminalise domestic abuse involving bullying and intimidation but without violence have been welcomed by Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire.

New website to help St Leonard’s Hospice raise funding

York Press:

9:46am Saturday 23rd August 2014

YORK’S St Leonard’s Hospice has recently launched its new website, designed to inform patients, the public and health professionals about the services offered by the charity.

Parking restrictions on St Helen’s Road

York Press: Roadworks - zxc

8:05am Saturday 23rd August 2014

TEMPORARY traffic restrictions will be in place on St Helen’s Road in York.

Fourth Avenue to close for roadworks

York Press: Roadworks - zxc

8:04am Saturday 23rd August 2014

York’s Fourth Avenue, between its junctions with Carter Avenue and Sixth Avenue, will be closed to traffic for almost three weeks.

Copper piping and brass stolen from outbuilding in Richmond

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:12am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THIEVES stole copper piping and brass during a raid on an outbuilding in Richmond.

Holgate Windmill open weekends

York Press: Holgate Windmill, York

7:52am Friday 22nd August 2014

VOLUNTEERS at Holgate Windmill are inviting people to visit next month to see the mill in operation at one of two open weekends.

Secret files released by City of York Council

9:24am Friday 22nd August 2014

The following internal reports have been released by City of York Council:

RAF veteran receives Wings

York Press:

10:58am Wednesday 20th August 2014

AN RAF veteran’s dream will come true when he is presented with his RAF Wings at a formal ceremony at RAF Linton-on-Ouse, near York.

Wensleydale Show to celebrate milestone

York Press: SHOW GUEST: Farmer and Welcome to Yorkshire chief executive Gary Verity with one of the woolly stars of the show.

9:28am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THOUSANDS are expected to descend on the Yorkshire Dales this weekend as one of the region’s much loved-loved countryside traditions celebrates a major milestone.

Success for virtual antenatal services

York Press: York hospital car park (9257501)

9:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

YORK Hospital has said its virtual antenatal classes are being well viewed by expectant mothers.

Better access at improved Broadway Post Office

York Press:

7:47am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A COUNCILLOR has welcomed the news that a refurbished Post Office is to include new improved access for disabled people.

Twitter treasure hunt across Yorkshire

York Press:

11:29am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A TREASURE hunt is being organised by Tennants auctioneers of Leyburn featuring artworks by artist Jeremy Houghton.

Further boost for struggling families in North Yorkshire

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11:34am Tuesday 19th August 2014

DISADVANTAGED families in North Yorkshire are getting more help than ever.

Lap dancing club to open

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11:13am Tuesday 19th August 2014

YORK’S second lap dancing club will open tomorrow evening.

Annual Retro Sunday event at York Designer Outlet

York Press:

9:55am Tuesday 19th August 2014

ALL things retro came to York Designer Outlet at the weekend.

‘Body’ in river turns out to be a mattress

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:27am Tuesday 19th August 2014

NORTH Yorkshire Police were called to reports of a possible body in the River Foss in York.

Holiday boost for care home staff

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10:07am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A COMPANY which provides care for people at home has bought a house to reward their stand out staff.

Pilot Theatre company wins European grant

York Press:

11:29am Monday 18th August 2014

A THEATRE company based in York has secured a grant worth two million euros to fund a partnership with European theatres.

New opportunities for adult learners in North Yorkshire

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10:52am Monday 18th August 2014

NORTH Yorkshire County Council’s adult learning service is offering new learning opportunities from this month.

Minster Lions Club provide mirrors boost for young dancers

York Press:

9:07am Monday 18th August 2014

YOUNG dancers have received a generous boost to their training studio from a kind-hearted community group.

World wheelie record attempt at Elvington

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12:31pm Saturday 16th August 2014

MOTORYCLISTS from all over the world will be heading to Elvington Airfield, near York, this weekend to try to break the speed record for wheelies - biking on the back wheel.

York poets and composers win funding for concerts

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11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

SOUNDS Lyrical, a group of York-based poets and composers, has secured Arts Council funding to stage four concerts and a radio programme.

Cash boost for brownfield sites

York Press: York Outer MP Julian Sturdy

9:59am Friday 15th August 2014

YORK MP Julian Sturdy has welcomed the formation of a new £200million fund to help develop brownfield, rather than greenfield, land.

Foster carers urged to register arrangements

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

9:20am Friday 15th August 2014

ANYONE who has been caring for a young person who is not a close relative for longer than a month has been reminded that there is a legal requirement to report the fact.

Rawcliffe Meadows meeting

York Press: Rawcliffe Meadows. Picture: Friends of Rawcliffe Meadow

9:57am Friday 15th August 2014

THE next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows work party is on August 31.

Expansion boost for tourism businesses

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

10:54am Thursday 14th August 2014

THREE tourism businesses in York got a boost when city councillors gave their plans for expansion the go ahead.

New place needed for Marco, the homeless cat

York Press:

8:24am Thursday 14th August 2014

A PET charity is appealing for help to find a new home for a homeless cat that has been in their sanctuary for more than a year.

Yorkshire fish and chip shops shortlisted

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8:16am Thursday 14th August 2014

TWO Yorkshire fish and chip shops are in the running to be crowned Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop of the Year.

Pair to row former lifeboat from Scarborough to Whitby in aid of RNLI

York Press:

10:05am Thursday 14th August 2014

A LIFEBOAT that played a key role in a dramatic rescue a century ago will be at sea this weekend.

Development project on safety award shortlist

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10:07am Thursday 14th August 2014

A HOUSING development on the edge of York has been commended for its health and safety record.

Ambulance meeting

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8:42am Thursday 14th August 2014

YORKSHIRE’s Ambulance Service is holding an Extraordinary Trust Board meeting next Tuesday.

Poppleton art going on display this bank holiday

York Press: Poppleton artists getting ready for their art exhibition at the Tithe Barn, Poppleton, which runs from 22nd to the 25th August. Pictured discussing their work are, from the left, Anna Robinson, Christine Garratt, June Hardy, Hilary Holroyd, seated, Linda

10:18am Wednesday 13th August 2014

POPPLETON Artists are holding their annual exhibition of their work over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Liberal Democrats in appeal for voters’ ideas

York Press: Liberal Democrats will scrap Waltham Forest News, junior cabinet members and reverse Clyde Loakes 24% pay rise

8:45am Wednesday 13th August 2014

YORK Liberal Democrats are asking city residents to air their views before next year’s local elections.

Carers encouraged to contact city council

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

8:43am Wednesday 13th August 2014

CITY of York Council is reminding anyone caring for a young person – who is not a close relative – for longer than a month to contact the authority.

Tree-top adventures at Castle Howard

York Press: The lake at the Arboretum at Castle Howard is teeming with wildlife

12:07pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

TREE top adventure awaits visitors to the Yorkshire Arboretum at Castle Howard.

York Autograss Club's 'muddy marvellous' meeting

York Press: Please find attached some photos from todays York Autograss meeting (actually day two of their August extravaganza) held between York and Harrogate on the A59. The meeting was seriously rain affected and as a result had a slightly reduced programme.Please

11:34am Tuesday 12th August 2014

IT was a spectacularly muddy weekend for driver near York this weekend.

More than 50 teams in summer challenge

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

11:19am Tuesday 12th August 2014

MORE than 50 teams are taking part in North Yorkshire Police’s “lifestyle challenge” project this summer.

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