Rotary club helps people hit by domestic violence

York Press:

11:35am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE Rotary Club of York Vikings has raised thousands of pounds for a York refuge for victims of domestic abuse to help fund a series of summer treats.

Danger warnings over swimming in reservoirs

York Press: Yorkshire Water

11:16am Thursday 31st July 2014

YORKSHIRE Water has warned people not to swim in its reservoirs during warm weather, saying a quick dip can turn to tragedy.

Fight to save woods from high speed rail route

York Press: The Birmingham and Fazeley viaduct, part of the proposed route for the HS2 high speed rail scheme

9:51am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE Woodland Trust wants people in North Yorkshire to urge their MP to help protect ancient woodland when planning for Phase 2 of HS2.

£40k boost for Rural Crime Network

8:27am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE Government is pumping £40,000 into a new initiative to tackle crime in the countryside.

Railway already planning for Santa special excursions

York Press: One of the trains on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway which will roar past as you make your way to Moorgates

11:28am Wednesday 30th July 2014

WHILE most of us are making the most of the British summer, preparations are already underway for the North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s Santa Specials services.

Hunt for York's new sports champion

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

11:12am Wednesday 30th July 2014

COUNCIL bosses in York are looking for a new Older People’s Champion for sport and active leisure.

Council teams receive volunteering awards

York Press: York Cares logo

9:50am Wednesday 30th July 2014

TWO York council teams won awards at the employee volunteering organisation York Cares Golden Moments Awards Ceremony held last week.

MP supports campaign against domestic violence

York Press: ENDING THE LOTTERY: Hugh Bayley

9:23am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MP Hugh Bayley is speaking out in Parliament in support for campaigns against domestic violence.

Protection bid for New Earswick Bowls Club

York Press: bowls - cxz

11:14am Tuesday 29th July 2014

TALKS have begun about protecting an indoor bowls club in New Earswick as a community asset.

Andy picks up the prize for his night-time golf victory

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11:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE winner of an unusual night-time golfing event with glow-in-the-dark balls has collected his prize.

Your chance to create the next big chocolate favourite

York Press:

10:58am Tuesday 29th July 2014

YORK'S Chocolate Story attraction is on a quest to find the public’s favourite chocolate.

Anti-fracking boost

York Press:

10:45am Tuesday 29th July 2014

NATIONAL park chiefs have welcomed government plans to prevent fracking within their boundaries - except in “exceptional circumstances”.

Marie Curie volunteer appeal

York Press: Tractor needed for driving challenge!

8:49am Tuesday 29th July 2014

CHARITY Marie Curie Cancer Care is appealing for a volunteer to help its office team in York get ready for the Great Daffodil Appeal and Christmas collections.

PCCs to share financial officer

York Press: New pix of Julia Mulligan  poss to go with feature  (6095617)

8:24am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE Police and Crime Commissioners for North Yorkshire and Cleveland will share a chief finance officer to save money.

MEP speaks out on female genital mutilation

York Press: Bradford businessman Amjad Bashir, UKIP’s first Asian MEP

7:47am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A YORKSHIRE MEP has welcomed moves to stop female genital mutilation and childhood forced marriage.

40th anniversary celebrations at St Sampson's Centre

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7:58am Monday 28th July 2014

THE Lord Mayor of York and the Civic Party visited a thanksgiving service at the St Sampson's Centre to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

Police reforms backed by Crime Commissioner

York Press: Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire's police and crime commissioner

10:32am Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan has welcomed the announcement from the Home Secretary signalling an overhaul of police complaints.

Councillor joins police patrol

York Press: Coun Tracey Simpson-Laing said Labour was serious about delivering new homes

9:53am Friday 25th July 2014

A CITY of York Councillor has joined police on patrol in the city centre.

York's new mutuals celebrated

York Press: York Explore

8:24am Friday 25th July 2014

YORK'S newly formed libraries and social care and telecare mutuals have been celebrated at Downing Street.

Tory condemns ‘personal attacks’ by council leader

York Press: Coun Chris Steward

11:13am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SENIOR Tory councillor has accused York council leader James Alexander of ‘lashing out with personal attacks’ on other councillors when urged to resign over the Lendal Bridge saga.

Children to design Civic Crest

York Press: Children’s Christmas at Mansion House

11:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

PRIMARY school pupils will design a new Civic Crest for the Lord Mayor of York’s official Christmas cards this year, in a competition.

Cost of ADHD in York

York Press: Still time to nominate Worcestershire NHS staff for award

10:16am Thursday 24th July 2014

TWENTY-TWO adults were assessed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the York area last year - at a cost of £17,473.

iPhone stolen in Foxwood

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:15am Thursday 24th July 2014

BURGLARS broke into a house in St Stephen’s Road, Foxwood, at about 10.15pm on Wednesday, July 16, and stole an iPhone.

Railway chaplain becomes York Carers Forum patron

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

10:14am Thursday 24th July 2014

York’s railway chaplain the Rev Dr Stephen Sorby will join York Carers Forum (YCF) as their new patron on August 1.

Mobile signal boost project

York Press: Vodafone anticipates upturn with £7bn networks investment

8:34am Thursday 24th July 2014

RURAL communities in North Yorkshire can apply to take part in a special technology project to boost mobile signal in their area.

Road safety is a major issue for North Yorkshire residents

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RESIDENTS in North Yorkshire have called for more improvements in road safety.

Special Constable recruitment webchat

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

11:26am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

VOLUNTEERS considering becoming a Special Constable with North Yorkshire Police have been urged to take part in an online webchat.

Dancer jumps at second ballet school chance

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

7:55am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A YORK teenager’s hopes of a stage career have taken a leap forward after she won a place at the Northern Ballet – for the second time.

York bus drivers bound for the Games

York Press:

12:03pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TWO York bus drivers are off to Glasgow to help transport elite athletes and spectators around the Commonwealth Games.

Routes to suit all cyclists through the countryside

York Press:

10:53am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CYCLISTS can explore the North Yorkshire countryside in three rides this Sunday organised by Sky Ride with British Cycling.

Hospital equipment purchased

York Press: Still time to nominate Worcestershire NHS staff for award

11:46am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

IN the last six months the York Teaching Hospital Charity has been able to buy a number of valuable items and services, it has been announced.

First World War centenary tree planting

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

12:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SCHOOLS, sports clubs, parish councils and community groups can mark the centenary of the First World War by planting a tree.

Top honour for lifesaving medics

York Press: (8388813)

9:37am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Two lifesaving medics have been honoured for their work.

Jump on board the story train

York Press:

10:09am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A SERIES of special trains will give young people the chance to hear stories from costumed characters.

Open days at Holgate Windmill

York Press: Holgate Windmill roundabout, in York

10:57am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YORK’S Holgate Windmill will be open from 11am to 4pm on two weekends next month – Saturday August 9 and Sunday August 10, and from Saturday August 23 to Monday August 25.

Next step in Huntington Stadium redevelopment

York Press:

10:58am Monday 21st July 2014

THE next step has been taken toward the redevelopment of Huntington Stadium with legal documents sent to the current stadium’s tenants.

York band prepares for Paris Tour concert

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

10:17am Monday 21st July 2014

YORK’S Civic Party will welcome the York Concert Band to the Mansion House today before the band’s journey to Paris to play at the end of the Tour de France.

Help with weeding at Rawcliffe Meadows

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

9:59am Monday 21st July 2014

FRIENDS of Rawcliffe Meadows will host their work party later this month to tackle weeding and complete seed collections.

Castle Howard triathlon to be shown on Channel 4

York Press: Cycling element of the Castle Howard Triathlon

11:01am Monday 21st July 2014

YORKSHIRE’S countryside will be back on the television as the backdrop to another sporting event when the cameras turn on the Castle Howard triathlon.

Call for caravanners to make safety checks

York Press: The Highways Agency will be undertaking work on the A49 Ross from Monday for a period of seven weeks.

11:20am Saturday 19th July 2014

A CRACKDOWN on caravanning incidents throughout North Yorkshire has been launched by the Highways Agency.

Hunt for York treasure

York Press: The new Lord Mayor of York, Cllr Ian Gillies, in the procession from the Guildhall after the ceremony. Pic: Mike Tipping (6390569)

8:41am Saturday 19th July 2014

RESIDENTS and visitors can search for treasure this weekend as the city centre hosts the Lord Mayor of York’s Treasure Hunt.

Children to give youth centre a new look

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

8:34am Saturday 19th July 2014

CREATIVE youngsters will help transform a youth centre with vibrant artwork when they are given the chance to work with professional artists this autumn.

Safe swimming advice

York Press:

7:45am Saturday 19th July 2014

THE Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), has urged people, particularly young men, to take extra care in and around water.

200,000 check out peregrine falcon nest viewing point

York Press: POPULAR BIRD: Peregrine falcon viewing point celebrates hitting the 200,000 visitor mark.

8:25am Saturday 19th July 2014

A VIEWING point for a bird of prey nest has seen its visitor numbers reach the 200,000 mark since it opened in 2003.

Gaza protest in York

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

8:54am Friday 18th July 2014

PROTESTERS against Israeli military action in Gaza will gather outside York Minster at noon tomorrow.

Residents’ last chance to vote for Howsham Mill

York Press: HOWSHAM MILL: Bidding for more success.

10:28am Friday 18th July 2014

Yorkshire residents have less than a week to help one of the county’s historic buildings win a starring role on BBC One.

Student heading to Whitehall for internship

York Press: University of York logo

11:02am Friday 18th July 2014

A UNIVERSITY of York postgraduate student is heading to Whitehall this summer for a three-month internship in the Cabinet Office.

North Yorkshire Police to attend NATO summit

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:17am Thursday 17th July 2014

OFFICERS from North Yorkshire Police will attend a meeting of world leaders later this year.

Fire service offers tips to stay safe this summer

York Press: Flat badly damaged by fire in North Yorkshire town

10:14am Thursday 17th July 2014

TIPS to help reduce the threat of fire have been released by North Yorkshire Fire Service.

Assize of Ale

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

10:09am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE annual Assize of Ale, organised by the Guild of Scriveners, City of York and the Sheriff of York, will be held next month.

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