Egg detectives crack the case to claim chocolate prize

York Press: The Easter Bunny prepares for the Eggsplorers Easter Egg Trail (18- 21 April) at Beningbrough Hall    Picture Frank Dwyer (5523177)

8:17am Saturday 19th April 2014

DURING the weekend families of eggsplorers had a chance to search the gardens at Beningbrough Hall, to solve the clues and earn their very own Cadbury Egghead prize.

Rail firm backs brass band contest

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8:05am Saturday 19th April 2014

TRAIN operator Grand Central is back on board as sponsor of Yorkshire’s leading brass band entertainment contest, Brass Factor, for 2014.

York student commemorates Srebrenica genocide

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9:46am Thursday 17th April 2014

A UNIVERSITY of York student has returned from a visit to Bosnia to commemorate the genocide at Srebrenica in 1995.

MP backs call for benefits rethink

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8:21am Thursday 17th April 2014

A YORK MP has backed a national union’s call to urge the Government to change its rules on Universal Credit.

‘Be part of it’ festival

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10:11am Wednesday 16th April 2014

ORGANISERS of events in York can have their activities promoted by City of York Council as part of a new scheme.

Alzheimer's expert gives advice to actors bringing play to York

9:40am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN expert from the Alzheimer’s Society has been asked to help give advice on a moving new play for children coming to York

Open day to celebrate at Hut centre on Wigginton Road

9:31am Wednesday 16th April 2014

People suffering from mental health problems and learning difficulties in York have benefited from a service to provide them with new jobs and other opportunities.

Volunteers drop by to help with planting bulbs at Nunnington Hall

York Press: Volunteers from Aviva and National Trust gardeners hard at work among Nunnington Hall's daffodils. Pic: Mike TippingSeveral volunteers from Avivas Finance Shared Services department based at Wellington Row in York will join the gardeners at Nunningto

8:23am Wednesday 16th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS joined gardeners at a North Yorkshire stately home to help create a display with thousands of snowdrops.

Grand Central sponsor brass band contest

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10:48am Tuesday 15th April 2014

 YORK-based train operator Grand Central will sponsor the brass band contest, Brass Factor, in Holmfirth this November.

York hotel awarded AA rosettes

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10:46am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A YORK hotel restaurant has been awarded two AA rosettes and made it to the top of the TripAdvisor review rankings.

Musicians needed for Tockwith Show event

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10:52am Monday 14th April 2014

MUSICIANS are needed to play during a new event being organised by the team behind Tockwith Show.

Free access to world’s top academic research

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10:52am Monday 14th April 2014

YORK residents will be able to access some of the world’s leading academic research for free through a new initiative.

Patients are urged to nominate health heroes

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10:30am Monday 14th April 2014

PATIENTS and their families are being urged to nominate their health heroes in the York area.

Meeting in York for people suffering from muscular dystrophy

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10:15am Monday 14th April 2014

FAMILIES from across Yorkshire who have been affected by muscular dystrophy and related conditions are being invited to a meeting in York of the Yorkshire and Humber Muscle Group, organised by the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign.

Golf day to raise funds for Lord Mayor's charities

York Press: The Lord Mayor of York, Coun Julie Gunnell (right) at Pike Hills Golf Club, with (from left) club captain Nigel King, lady captain Janet Greaves and Julian and Mark Graves of JMARK construction. Pic: Mike TippingThe Lord Mayor of York, Cllr Julie Gunnell

10:13am Monday 14th April 2014

THE Lord Mayor of York, Coun Julie Gunnell,visited Pike Hills Golf Club to thank them for their support of the upcoming Lord Mayor’s Charity Golf Day.

Wildlife Trust in call to preserve grasslands

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9:44am Monday 14th April 2014

GRASSLAND is too important a flood defence and anti-pollution measure to be turned into food crops, the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has said.

New tourism training course is completed

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11:17am Saturday 12th April 2014

LEADERS in tourism, hospitality and retail in York will be presented with their awards from a new Institute of Leadership and Management-accredited (ILM) course run by York council.

Florists’ spring show

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10:13am Saturday 12th April 2014

THE Ancient Society of York Florists’ spring show will be held on Sunday in the Conference Centre at Askham Bryan College between 11am and 3pm.

‘Housing has been rejected here before’ - Nigel Ayre

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9:50am Friday 11th April 2014

ONE of the potential new sites for housing in York’s Local Plan has previously been rejected for development, a local councillor has claimed.

Relief in village after travellers site rethink

York Press: Villagers at the Reading Rooms in Dunnington for a meeting about the proposed travellers’ site

9:49am Friday 11th April 2014

OPPONENTS of a travellers site in Dunnington are “relieved” the plans are likely to be dropped - but one of York’s MPs said the issue has put them through “a year of torment”.

Diving into holiday fun at ‘underwater’ club

York Press: York Baptist Church's 17th annual Holiday Bible Club has a 'Deep Sea Adventure' theme this Easter. Pictured trying to escape the shark are from the left, Katy, Olly, Robi and Keeley. Picture David Harrison.York Baptist Church on Priory Street

9:40am Friday 11th April 2014

CHILDREN have been diving into fun at York Baptist Church this week.

How proposals have sparked a city-wide debate

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9:45am Friday 11th April 2014

PROPOSALS for York’s future development, over a 15-year period, first emerged through City of York Council’s draft Local Plan last April.

Submit your shots of woodland favourites

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8:21am Friday 11th April 2014

PHOTOGRAPHERS have been urged to submit shots of their favourite woodland to a new competition.

York shopping park joins spring clean campaign

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9:49am Wednesday 9th April 2014

THE Monks Cross Shopping Park has joined the Smarter York Spring Clean campaign to tidy up areas of the city.

ChildLine Schools Service seeking volunteers

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9:44am Wednesday 9th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help tackle the problem of child abuse in North Yorkshire.

Events to mark Battle of Towton

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9:38am Wednesday 9th April 2014

TOWTON Battlefield Society is planning a charity event on Palm Sunday, April 13, to commemorate the battle.

Try your hand at boccia

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10:17am Wednesday 9th April 2014

The Alzheimer’s Society at New Earswick Indoor Bowling Centre is encouraging people to try their hand at boccia.

It’s a triple celebration for York Farm Stay members, helped by cooking up funding

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11:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

YORK Farm Stay members from across the region have come together for a triple celebration – English Tourism Week, a new member and the success of their charity recipe book.

Adoption event held for interested York parents

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8:50am Tuesday 8th April 2014

FAMILIES in York who are looking to adopt a child can get more information at an event next week.

Jonathon Porritt appointed as new president of the Conservation Volunteers

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8:27am Tuesday 8th April 2014

SUSTAINABILITY expert Jonathon Porritt has become the new president of the Conservation Volunteers, an organisation which runs activities in York.

Biking group for women is launched in York

York Press: Hazel Anderson and, right, Sheridan Piggott and the women of the York Bike Belles at their launch in Rowntree Park

7:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A BIKING group for women has been set up to encourage more women in York to cycle.

Acomb woman’s £10,000 prize

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9:14am Monday 7th April 2014

ACOMB woman Helen Buchanan received an early birthday present when she was picked in a prize draw as the winner of up to £10,000 off a car.

Fera appoints new director of science

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9:08am Monday 7th April 2014

A NEW director of Science has been appointed at the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) based on the outskirts of York.

Bedroom tax ‘trap’

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9:10am Monday 7th April 2014

THE number of households affected by the bedroom tax has fallen less than government predictions, new research shows.

NHS staff to be more familiar

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9:32am Saturday 5th April 2014

YORK Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has made a pledge to get onboard the '#Hello my name is...' campaign which calls upon staff to tell patients their name.

National Trust needs your help to look after former Terry's home

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9:23am Saturday 5th April 2014

THE National Trust is looking for people to help it take care of the former York home of the Terry family.

New Dungeon show on the terrible Tudors

York Press: Actor Michael  Mortimer part of the Tyrannical Tudors Show at York Dungeon     Picture Frank Dwyer (5139656)

9:01am Saturday 5th April 2014

THE latest show from the York Dungeon looks at life under the reign of Henry VIII.

Special constables recruitment drive

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8:37am Saturday 5th April 2014

ALMOST 200 applicants for Special Constable posts were received by North Yorkshire Police in a recent recruitment campaign.

Conmen targeting vulnerable elderly

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10:13am Friday 4th April 2014

ONE in ten carers in Yorkshire and the Humber know an elderly person who has been targeted by fraudsters, new figures show.

Scambusters honoured in top award ceremony

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10:37am Friday 4th April 2014

A TRADING Standards Scambuster team based in York has been honoured in a national awards scheme for the recovery of assets and proceeds of crime.

Civic Trust Award for Derwenthorpe scheme

York Press: Phases two and three of the Derwenthorpe development at Osbaldwick have been launched

11:09am Thursday 3rd April 2014

YORK’S Derwenthorpe housing development has been given a Civic Trust Award, The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust’s 540-home scheme at Osbaldwick was rewarded for delivering “a sustainable residential development within a generous landscaped environment, providing much-needed housing on the periphery of York.”

Architects named for Mansion House project

10:34am Thursday 3rd April 2014

ARCHITECTS for the next stage of a restoration programme at York's Mansion House have been appointed.

Care home introduces sports days

10:01am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Care home residents are to have fortnightly sports and games sessions to help them maintain their health for longer.

Smarter York Challenge leads to increase in recycling

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7:52am Thursday 3rd April 2014

RESIDENTS have stepped up their recycling in an area of York after being given a helping hand by City of York Council.

Have a say on council services

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10:36am Thursday 3rd April 2014

NORTH Yorkshire residents are asked to have their say on council services as a £74 million savings battle looms.

Refurbishment plan for New Earswick

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10:59am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE owners of a community hub in York want to refurbish its bar.

Police probe field fire near Haxby Road

York Press: ‘Don’t make needless calls’ warning for fire strike day

10:57am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

DETECTIVES are treating a fire in a farmer’s field in York as arson.

Big York spring clean makes an impact

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9:40am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

MORE than 100 bags of rubbish have been collected during the first two weeks of a York clean-up operation.

Plans to boost York’s evening economy are drawn up

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9:54am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

COUNCILLORS will present their final report into how York’s early-evening economy can be livened up at a meeting next Monday.

Pig on the loose by the A64

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8:50am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

POLICE were called to catch a pig which had got loose by the A64 near Tadcaster at about 6pm on Monday.



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