Selby Camera Club photographic exhibition

York Press: Northwich Photographic Society

11:10am Wednesday 20th August 2014

SELBY Camera Club is to stage a photographic exhibition at the town’s abbey over the bank holiday weekend.

Special ale created for Selby Abbey's medieval day

York Press: Canon John Weetman celebrates with a glass of Benedicts Brew at Selby Abbey watched by Susan Simpson from Brown Cow Brewery Selby.Nigel Holland (9426112)

9:40am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A SPECIAL ale called Benedict's Brew has been produced for a medieval day to be held at a North Yorkshire abbey later this month.

Model railway exhibition at Portholme Church, Selby

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11:09am Wednesday 20th August 2014

MODEL railway enthusiasts should head to the Portholme Church, Selby, when an exhibition is to be staged from 10am to 4.30 pm on Saturday, August 30.

Fundraising cards from Selby council chairman

York Press: Sainsbury's in Sedgefield has donated Christmas decorations to Trimdon Village Hall

9:28am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A CHRISTMAS card featuring the historic Cawood Castle will be on sale at the Cawood Craft Festival over this August Bank Holiday weekend.

MP hands over £350 to brain tumour charity

York Press: Selby and Ainsty MP Nigel Adams, who backs the Chance To Be Chancellor scheme

11:31am Tuesday 19th August 2014

SELBY and Ainsty MP Nigel Adams has presented a Yorkshire-based brain tumour charity, Circle of Hope, with a cheque for £350.

Safety boost for passengers after revamp of South Milford railway station

York Press: Left to right:  Colin Joyce, acting station manager for Northern Rail; Reg French, secretary, Selby and District Rail Users’ Group; Arthur Cawood, representing the parish council; Bill Hobman, former chair of the parish council; Phil Graham, level c

7:55am Friday 15th August 2014

PASSENGER safety at a North Yorkshire railway station has been boosted following a £130,000 revamp.

Traditional craft festival at Cawood

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7:58am Friday 15th August 2014

CAWOOD Craft Festival will be staged across the village near Selby over the August Bank Holiday weekend, after being officially opened by Jonathan Cowap of BBC Radio York at noon on Saturday August 23.

Cable thieves strike in Selby area

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

11:19am Thursday 14th August 2014

CABLES worth thousands of pounds have been stolen in two separate raids in the Selby district over the past few days.

Care home events boost charities

York Press: TWO events organised by Highfield Care Home, at Barkston Ash, raised nearly £500 for charity.A swing band concert, involving pupils of Tadcaster Grammar School, raised £349 for Selby District Council’s Chairman Charity Fund. A fashion sh

9:26am Thursday 14th August 2014

TWO events organised by Highfield Care Home, at Barkston Ash, raised nearly £500 for charity.

New president for Selby Rotary Club

York Press:

7:45am Wednesday 13th August 2014

SELBY Rotary Club have elected a new president.

Burst water mains and collapsed sewer lead to closures of two main roads

York Press: Brayton burst water main. Pic Eric Foster (9194746)

7:42am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A BURST water main and a collapsed sewer led to the closure of two main roads in York and North Yorkshire.

Retired history teacher compiles guides to Selby Abbey's intricate stained glass windows

York Press: Local Historian Malcolm Woodcock from Riccall, has produce a book on on research and Photographs of stained glass windows at Selby Abbey...6th August 2014 Picture by Simon Hulme (9200535)

8:12am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A photographer with an eye for the intricacies of Selby’s finest stained glass windows has compiled two visitor guides for the town’s prestigious abbey.

Tributes paid to police officer and talented artist, John Wardell

York Press:

12:10pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

WELL-KNOWN former Selby police officer and talented artist, John Wardell, has died in York Hospital.

Child's money box stolen in burglary of family home

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:42am Tuesday 12th August 2014

BURGLARS have made away with a vast haul of items from a North Yorkshire family home - including a child's money box.

Crash outside Eggborough Power Station blocks road

York Press: Police - zxc

11:28am Monday 11th August 2014

TWO drivers were airlifted to hospital with head and leg injuries after their vehicles collided outside Eggborough Power Station during yesterday’s rain.

Girl grabbed by man in North Yorkshire village

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

12:39pm Sunday 10th August 2014

POLICE patrols have been stepped up after a man grabbed a young girl's arm as she walked with her mother.

Walk from Whitby Abbey to Selby Abbey raises £2,000 for charity

York Press: The team at the start of the challenge

9:21am Saturday 9th August 2014

A TEAM of fundraisers from a Selby charity have taken part in a sponsored walk.

Travellers must vacate site near Selby

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9:11am Saturday 9th August 2014

A TRAVELLER'S site near Selby must be vacated, the Government has decided.

Village flag lowered in tribute to fall victim

York Press: Man who popped into KFC to satisfy 'munchies' craving smelled strongly of cannabis

11:47am Saturday 9th August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid for the North Yorkshire teenager who died after a fall at a multi-storey car park.

Cricketers' international match

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9:50am Friday 8th August 2014

YOUNG cricketers from the Selby area will take part in an international match today.

Drax loses battle against Government

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4:10pm Thursday 7th August 2014

THE operator of North Yorkshire power station Drax has lost its court battle against the Government over subsidies surrounding the site's conversion to biomass.

Selby couples can now tie the knot in style

York Press: County Councillor Chris Metcalfe

11:45am Thursday 7th August 2014

COUPLES tying the knot in Selby can celebrate in style after major improvements to the town’s registration service.

Thieves take flowers from graves in North Yorkshire cemetery

York Press: Janet Wilson checks to see if the flowers are still on her family grave at Saxton church.Nigel Holland (8951016)

10:36am Thursday 7th August 2014

FLOWERS have been stolen from the graves of a North Yorkshire cemetery.

Car set on fire in pub car park

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11:04am Wednesday 6th August 2014

ARSONISTS burned out a car in Thorpe Willoughby.

Golden wedding celebrations for Drax couple

York Press: A well known Drax couple, Howard and Monica Thomas, who have lived in the village all their lives, have celebrated their golden wedding.
Howard and Monica, both aged 73, first met at the village youth club and later became friends before marrying at the S

7:59am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A well known Drax couple, Howard and Monica Thomas, who have lived in the village all their lives, have celebrated their golden wedding.

Selby council turns report into short video

York Press: Selby District Council - zxc

9:54am Tuesday 5th August 2014

PEOPLE in Selby can find out how well their district council in performing via an animated three minute video.

Car window smashed in Whitley

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

7:45am Monday 4th August 2014

VANDALS smashed the driver’s side window of a white Citroen Berlingo parked in Gravel Hill Lane, Whitley, overnight last Thursday.

Selby author releases second novel

York Press: Dawn Harris

9:44am Saturday 2nd August 2014

AN AUTHOR from Selby whose debut murder mystery won praise from the Historical Novel Society has released a second book.

Fire crews and staff praised for power station fire response

York Press:

4:04pm Friday 1st August 2014

FIRE crews and staff have been praised for their actions which limited the damage when a large blaze broke out at a landmark power station.

Huge fire at power station - partial collapse of tower - disruption to last months - 9 pics

York Press:

2:53pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A HUGE fire has broken out at Ferrybridge Power Station, causing the partial collapse of a tower. 

Former Selby student receives Chancellor’s Prize from University of Huddersfield

York Press:

11:28am Thursday 31st July 2014

A FORMER Selby school girl has graduated top of her year at university.

Cawood Players hold fundraising murder mystery event

York Press: Cawood Players presented a Mamma Mia Murder Mystery to raise funds for Cawood Comminity Centre. picture mike cowling july 26 2014Cawood Players, the villages amateur dramatic group, held a fund raising murder mystery event at the Old Boys School in the v

9:32am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A NIGHT of mystery and murder has been staged in a North Yorkshire village.

Selby burglars jailed for 14 years

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11:08am Wednesday 30th July 2014

TWO men who committed ten burglaries around Selby have been jailed for a total of 14 years.

Labour Parliamentary candidate for Selby and Ainsty announced

York Press: Dr Mark Hayes

12:12pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A YORK health chief has been selected as the Labour Party candidate for Selby and Ainsty for next year’s General Election.

Hollywood action man Steven Seagal meets with North Yorkshire Police

York Press: PC Steven Armitage of Eggborough, and Steven Seagal.

11:05am Monday 28th July 2014

ACTION superstar turned touring blues musician Steven Seagal has visited Yorkshire for a chat with police.

Selby Food Festival 'a huge success'

York Press: Selby Abbey in all its  magnificence

7:56am Monday 28th July 2014

THIS year’s Selby Food Festival was a great success, organisers have said.

Selby police webchat

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

8:19am Monday 28th July 2014

RESIDENTS in Selby can raise their concerns about policing in during a live webchat. Chief Inspector Mark Khan will host the event between noon and 1pm on Wednesday.

Firefighters tackle bedroom blaze after air conditioning unit catches fire

York Press:

6:31am Sunday 27th July 2014

A SELBY man suffered from smoke inhalation and his bedroom was badly damaged after an air conditioning unit caught fire last night.

250 sign petition to improve Selby Bypass

York Press: Selby and Ainsty MP Nigel Adams, who backs the Chance To Be Chancellor scheme

8:20am Saturday 26th July 2014

A PETITION to improve a major North Yorkshire road has already had hundreds of signatures.

Drax defends biomass sourcing

York Press: The domes which are part  of rpelacing coal firing with the burning of biomass at Drax.

9:26am Friday 25th July 2014

DRAX has defended its sustainable sourcing of biomass as the Government is urged to make sure subsidies are only paid to "genuinely" low-carbon biomass energy.

Collier buy out plans shelved

York Press: RUNNING OUT: Campaigners claim Britain's coal reserves - including at Kellingley Colliery in North Yorkshire - will run out within five years

5:48pm Thursday 24th July 2014

PLANS for an employee buy-out aimed at saving more than 700 jobs at Kellingley Colliery have been withdrawn.

Picnic in the park at pioneering woodland near York

York Press: Three years old Daniel Pal (correct) from Sherburn in Elmet, enjoys a run in the new wood

8:48am Thursday 24th July 2014

MORE than 70 guests from across the county attended a special picnic at a pioneering community woodland near York.

Drivers needed to help ferry GPs’ patients

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8:29am Thursday 24th July 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed in Selby to help transport elderly and isolated people around the district.

Barlby community will miss retiring postmistress

York Press: District and parish councillor Stephanie Duckett outside Barlby post office which is to close this week. Picture by eric foster (8521253)

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A BARLBY councillor has praised a retiring area postmistress who has served her community for more than 30 years.

Dirty council protest interview

York Press: Selby District Council - zxc

12:05pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ENFORCEMENT officers investigating a dirty protest at Selby District Council offices say they have spoken to someone in connection with the offence.

Selby band signed by Robert Plant's record label

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9:41am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A BAND made up of students from Selby are a step away from the big time after signing up to a rock legend's label.

Demand for pupils places calls for a new school

York Press:

9:20am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW school could be built in Selby to cope with increasing demand for pupil places.

Town turns out for Tadcaster carnival

York Press:

5:32pm Sunday 20th July 2014

IT was the most impressive parade in many years, according to the organisers of this weekend’s Tadcaster carnival.

UPDATED: Fire on Selby industrial estate

York Press:

8:41am Sunday 20th July 2014

A BUILDINGon a former Selby shipyard caught fire during violent thunder and lightning storms early this morning.

Attempted break-in at Abbots Road, Selby

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:24am Saturday 19th July 2014

THIEVES tried to break into a house in Abbots Road, Selby, between 7pm on Monday and 5pm on Tuesday.

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