Motorcyclist seriously injured in North Yorkshire crash

York Press: Police - zxc

10:40am Friday 29th August 2014

A 51-year-old man suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle crash on a North Yorkshire road.

Selby hosts annual Yorkshire Medieval Festival

York Press: Lee Steele, The Potter Man, and Caroline Crutchley, a Volunteer at The Potter Man,, dressed up for Medieval Day. Pic by Jo Hughes (9748164)

12:33pm Friday 29th August 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire market town went back in time this week as part of a one day festival.

Cyclist injured in Selby fall

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

1:22pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A MAN suffered cuts to his face and arm and suspected broken wibs after falling from his bicycle in Selby.

Homes plan for former airbase site

York Press: Selby District Council - zxc

7:46am Thursday 28th August 2014

PLANS have been submitted to create 17 new homes on the site of a former air force base in North Yorkshire.

New historical guide to Selby

York Press: Selby Abbey in all its  magnificence

12:35pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A NEW walking tour will be launched next month to encourage people to find out more about a North Yorkshire market town.

Gun dog theft attempt at Hensall

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

1:21pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THIEVES tried to steal a gun dog from a property in Hensall, North Yorkshire Police have said.

Weather station stolen

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THIEVES stole a Dacom weather station from a field in Gateforth, near Selby.

Fuel stolen from tank at Balne

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

8:23am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THIEVES stole diesel fuel from a tank at a farm in Balne, North Yorkshire.

Selby community centre to be open to the public

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10:29am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN OPEN day will be held at the Selby community centre tomorrow, between 9.30am and 3.30pm.

Computer glitch hits Selby council tax surveys

York Press: Selby District Council - zxc

8:46am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PUBLIC consultation by Selby District Council has been extended after computer problems left many surveys unreadable.

Your say on future of activities at Selby Park

York Press: Selby District Council - zxc

8:33am Monday 25th August 2014

People are being asked for their views on the future of activities at Selby Park.

Selby Abbey set to host medieval festival

York Press: CHEERS: Canon John Weetman celebrates with a glass of Benedicts Brew                       Pictures: Nigel Holland

10:53am Monday 25th August 2014

A prestigious abbey is gearing up for a day of celebration to remember Yorkshire's past.

Council house couple win their fraud appeal case

York Press: Scales - zxc

8:25am Saturday 23rd August 2014

TWO council tenants are still facing a battle to clear their name despite winning an appeal to stay in their home.

Motorcyclist died in North Yorkshire crash

York Press: Police - zxc

5:23pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST died when he collided with a car in North Yorkshire, police have revealed.

Old petrol station faces demolition

York Press: Selby District Council - zxc

8:21am Friday 22nd August 2014

A petrol station which has stood empty for eight years is set to be demolished.

Wild day out delivers a few surprises for school

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8:46am Saturday 23rd August 2014

PUPILS at a Selby primary school took a walk on the wild side.

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

York Press: Scales - zxc

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.



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