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9:24am Saturday 19th April 2014

SMALL businesses around Selby can receive support with their taxes and financial records from Selby District Council and Business Support York and North Yorkshire.

Plans for Selby’s Family Fun Day get under way

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9:09am Friday 18th April 2014

PLANS for this year’s Selby Town Council Family Fun Day are already under way, and will include a motorcycle rally.

Comedian carries on Pittancer of Selby Easter tradition

York Press: Tim FitzHigham, The Pittancer of Selby, presents Canon Roy Matthews, the former Vicar of Selby, with a pound coin, as is traditional after the Abbey’s Maundy Thursday service.

8:15am Friday 18th April 2014

A COMEDIAN and regular visitor to Selby has returned to the town for a special Easter ceremony.

Selby Home Improvement Agency awarded council contract

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9:48am Thursday 17th April 2014

AN ORGANISATION which helps vulnerable residents in the Selby area live independently has been awarded a top contract.

B1222 crash biker still in hospital

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9:34am Thursday 17th April 2014

A 25-year-old Selby man who suffered serious injuries in a motorbike crash last week remains in hospital.

MP at official opening of Kellington post office

York Press: CUTTING EDGE: Nigel Adams MP officially opens the new-look Kellington post office

9:51am Wednesday 16th April 2014

SELBY MP Nigel Adams cut the ribbon to open the new Kellington Post Office.

Osgodby Horticultural Show schedules available

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8:23am Wednesday 16th April 2014

FRUIT, vegetables and baked goods will all go into competition at Osgodby Horticultural Show this year.

Mineworkers to be balloted over Kellingley Colliery closure plan

York Press: GVs of Kellingley Colliery, North Yorkshire

10:25am Wednesday 16th April 2014

UK COAL is to ballot miners at a North Yorkshire coal mine over a £10 million closure programme offered by the Government.

Royal visit marks care home's official opening

York Press: The Duke of Gloucester with Wendy Conn, managing director of Crown Care, at Osborne House  Picture: Eric Foster

8:35am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A NEW care home in Selby has had a Royal visit to mark its official opening.

Selby pub attack victim critical

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8:50am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A MAN who was beaten in a Selby pub remains in a critical condition in hospital. The man, who is aged in his fifties, was found unconscious after an incident at JT Mellanby’s in Finkle Street at about 11.50pm on April 1.

Selby church escapes fire devastation

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10:36am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A MINISTER has spoken of his relief after his church narrowly escaped being devastated by fire.

Brewery engineer calls time after half a century at John Smith's

York Press: John Smith's Tadcaster Brewery general Manager Martin Kochl (right) presents Mick and his wife Ann with gifts and flowers to mark his retirement

8:09am Monday 14th April 2014

A BREWERY engineer has called time on a 50-year career at John Smith’s in Tadcaster.

Student designs Selby housing trust’s new logo

York Press: Tom Collins and Councillor John Mackman

9:55am Monday 14th April 2014

A STUDENT from Selby College has designed the new logo for a local housing firm.

Church is saved by firefighters

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7:22pm Sunday 13th April 2014

ONLY the quick actions of firefighters saved a church roof from devastating destruction, their bosses have said. 

Runners limber up for London Marathon

York Press: Lewis Griffiths, who will be running dressed as Sonic the Hedgehog

11:32am Saturday 12th April 2014

RUNNERS from the York and Selby area are preparing to take part in the London marathon tomorrow.

Two arrested over pub injuries

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11:32am Saturday 12th April 2014

TWO more men have been arrested in connection with an attack which left a man in a critical condition.

Woman, 30, in sex assault

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8:51am Saturday 12th April 2014

A woman will be on the sex offenders' register for ten years after she admitted sexually assaulting another woman.

Bikes stolen from homes

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8:53am Saturday 12th April 2014

THIEVES stole a sky blue Muddy Fox Mayhem mountain bike from a property in Doncaster Road, Selby, between Tuesday, April 8, and Thursday, April 10.

Attempted burglary in Escrick

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8:54am Friday 11th April 2014

BURGLARS tried to break into a detached house in Escrick, near Selby, overnight on Monday, April 7.

Competition launched to name new Selby leisure centre

York Press: Steelwork being erected on the site of the new Selby Leisure centre in Scott road (to go with story by Dan Bean) picture by Eric Foster (5328249)

9:09am Friday 11th April 2014

RESIDENTS in Selby have been invited to choose the name for the town's new leisure centre.

Motorcyclist suffers serious injuries in North Yorkshire crash

York Press: Man's body found on road near Ilkley

9:51am Thursday 10th April 2014

A 25-year-old motorcyclist has suffered serious injuries in a crash on a North Yorkshire road.

Ball raises £11,000 for fight against asbestos-related cancer

York Press: Left to right B W Knight, Fran Milner, Kierston Wareing, Amanda Miller and Rachel ThackrayPicture:  Wallworks Photography

9:02am Thursday 10th April 2014

THREE women who all lost their fathers to mesothelioma have raised a staggering £11,000 for the battle against the asbestos-related cancer.

Patto is police force’s top dog

York Press: Patto the police dog, named after PC Keith Pattison, tackles a “criminal!

8:59am Thursday 10th April 2014

A PUPPY which was donated to North Yorkshire Police in memory of a York police officer has qualified as a crime-fighter.

Thorpe Willoughby jewellery theft appeal

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10:33am Wednesday 9th April 2014

BURGLARS stole gold rings and coins from a home in Leeds Road, Thorpe Willoughby, between 11:35am and 11.50am on Monday.

Selby mugger jailed after taking woman’s purse

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8:41am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A SELBY man who robbed a 72-year-old woman as she walked home from the shop early one morning has been jailed for 16 months.

On the straight and narrow at annual ploughing match

York Press: Colin Taylor ploughs a neat furrow  with his horses Prince and Beaury at Selby ploughing  match yesterday to raise cash for martin house hospice Picture : eric foster (5239764)

8:41am Wednesday 9th April 2014

HUNDREDS of people turned out to watch the annual ploughing match near Selby.

Pub ordered to shut after violent attack

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5:44pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A PUB has been shut down by council officials and police following a violent attack that left a man in critical condition.

Plan for 150 homes leads to objections over traffic

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8:36am Tuesday 8th April 2014

DETAILED plans for 150 new homes near Selby have been submitted by developers.

Man, 22, arrested over Selby assault

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9:52am Monday 7th April 2014

A MAN has been arrested over an assault which left another man's jaw broken in two.

Grant approved for graveyard expansion

9:42am Monday 7th April 2014

A CEMETERY near Selby has been given grants of more than £17,000 to allow for further expansion.

New skate park guarantee for Selby

9:32am Monday 7th April 2014

A NEW skatepark will be built in Selby following calls from a local school.

Paedophile who sexually abused young boys jailed

York Press: CHARLES ARTHUR DYE: Abused children aged between four and 15

10:08am Saturday 5th April 2014

A PREDATORY paedophile who abused nine children aged between four and 15 has been jailed for eight years.

Grant for Drax villages' new burial ground

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8:31am Saturday 5th April 2014

A COMMUNITY group set up to create a new burial ground near Drax has got a second grant to add the final touches to the new resting place.

Greenbelt wind turbines could get go-ahead after defence chiefs drop opposition

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8:43am Saturday 5th April 2014

PLANS for two new wind turbines in Selby district could be approved next week after defence chiefs dropped their objections.

Selby councillor undergoes surgery for cancer

York Press: Doreen Davies

10:10am Friday 4th April 2014

A SELBY councillor has urged women around the region to check themselves for breast cancer, after she underwent surgery recently.

Selby council offers assistance to struggling businesses

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9:17am Friday 4th April 2014

BUSINESSES in Selby will benefit from a new scheme aimed at giving them the support they need to survive.

Renewable energy plant plans to be examined by the Government

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10:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a renewable energy plant on a former Selby area mine will be examined by the Government.

UPDATED: Kellingley mine closure plan

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5:28pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

UK Coal could shut its deep pit mine at Kellingley in the next 18 months.

Selby shop closes after 50 years of trading

York Press: CLOSING DOWN: Greenwoods store in Gowthorpe

9:02am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

ANOTHER long-standing fixture of Selby's main shopping street is set to close its doors for the final time next month.

Police warning on cold calls in Selby

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9:32am Tuesday 1st April 2014

RESIDENTS in Selby have been urged to take care after reports of cold callers operating in the area.

Soap star to attend charity ball

York Press: Actress Kierston Wareing who is attending a charity ball this weekend

8:26am Tuesday 1st April 2014

A SOAP star will be guest of honour at a ball being held near Selby to raise funds for the battle against the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma.

Travellers site delay puts funding at risk

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8:15am Tuesday 1st April 2014

COUNCIL leaders in Selby have admitted they are unlikely to build a new travellers’ site in the district by next spring, putting a funding offer in jeopardy.

Selby travellers’ site build hangs in balance

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8:37am Monday 31st March 2014

COUNCIL leaders in Selby have admitted they are unlikely to build a new travellers’ site in the district by next spring, putting a funding offer in jeopardy.

Man claimed benefits while earning £32,500

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11:50am Saturday 29th March 2014

A BENEFIT fraudster who fiddled £7,240 while earning more than £32,500 has been ordered to do 100 hours of unpaid work.

1.9 million cigarette smuggling gang trial

York Press: Michal Wicko

12:03pm Saturday 29th March 2014

A GANG evaded more than £437,000 in customs’ duties as they smuggled more than 1.9 million cigarettes into North Yorkshire, a jury heard.

Charity plough match

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9:49am Friday 28th March 2014

THE Selby plough match is being held on April 6 at Henwick hall in Burn, near Selby.

Appeal to get sport-loving nine-year-old boy a new powered wheelchair

York Press: Alex Mason, 9, who needs a new wheelchair to be able to play powerchair football.

7:38am Friday 28th March 2014

THE family of a nine-year-old boy who has been left paralysed by a neuro-muscular disease are appealing for help to make sure he can continue to play his favourite sport.

Robert Mugabe play to be performed in Selby

9:07am Thursday 27th March 2014

A PLAY which portrays life in Zimbabwe under Robert Mugabe will be performed in Selby next month.

Youngsters learn about eating for good health

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8:28am Thursday 27th March 2014

PUPILS from schools around Selby have learned more about the benefits of healthy eating and exercise as part of a new scheme.

Jilted boyfriend lure love rival into park ambush

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9:16am Thursday 27th March 2014

A JILTED boyfriend masqueraded as a girl to lure his love rival into an ambush, York Crown Court heard.



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