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Berwick Kaler and the cast of York Theatre Royal's pantomime, Humpty Dumpty, join in the countdown to 2010.

11.25am Thursday 31st December 2009

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Adrian Brown prepares to run in the Marathon Des Sables across the Sahara desert in Morocco, to raise money for the NSPCC, by training on icy roads in the Holgate area of York.

11.37am Wednesday 30th December 2009

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Mallard ducks try to keep warm on the iced-over lake at the University of York.

11.35am Wednesday 30th December 2009

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Members of the Middleton Hunt meet in Malton for the traditional Boxing Day meet at The Old Lodge, Old Malton

1.01pm Monday 28th December 2009

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Dogs Megan and Tinker enjoy a knockabout in the snow on Knavesmire.

10.31am Tuesday 22nd December 2009

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Richard Brodie drills home the penalty for the start of his hat-trick against Hinckly to send York City through to the next round of the FA Trophy.

10.24am Wednesday 16th December 2009

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The santas set off on their British Heart Foundation jog from York Rowing Club, on the Esplanade, in York.

11.42am Monday 14th December 2009

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Peter Callaghan, development director for Grantside, unveils a model of the planned development at the Terry's site in York.

10.22am Friday 11th December 2009

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The Lord Mayor of York, Coun John Galvin, welcomed 200 pensioners from across the city to the annual Christmas dinner at the York Assembly Rooms.

10.31am Thursday 10th December 2009

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Peter Lawrence, father of Claudia Lawrence, and Dion Smith, sister of Lisette Dugmore, sing carols at the Absent Friends Carol Service in St Denys's Church, in Walmgate, York.

10.26am Thursday 10th December 2009

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The statue of Captain Cook in Whitby gets a festive makeover from an "unknown person".

10.19am Wednesday 9th December 2009

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Lynne Lea decorates the spruce tree which she hopes to give away, as it has outgrown her garden in New Earswick.

10.25am Tuesday 8th December 2009

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Demolition begins at York's Nestle factory in Wigginton Road, prior to the site's redevelopment.

10.21am Tuesday 8th December 2009

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The cast arrive on set near York Minster, for the filming of a BBC period drama about the life of 18th century socialite Anne Lister.

10.58am Monday 7th December 2009

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The cast from Humpty Dumpty at York Theatre Royal stage their first dress rehearsal. Pantomime members, from left, AJ Powell, Julie Anna Castro, Vincent Gray and Berwick Kaler.

10.24am Monday 7th December 2009

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Geologist Jack Doyle presents a Wollemi Pine to Isla Gladstone, of The Yorkshire Museum. One of the world's oldest tree species, only 200 of these "living fossils" survive in the wild.

10.18am Thursday 3rd December 2009

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Children from Smartypants Nursery in York enjoy a visit from Father Christmas and reindeer from The Farm Shop And Café at Willow House, in Wigginton Road, York.

10.15am Thursday 3rd December 2009

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Children from the Minster School decorate the advent wreath inside York Minster.

10.12am Thursday 3rd December 2009

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Julie Pickernell, senior sister at St Leonards Hospice, with the York Rotary Club dragon. The hospice has been chosed as the nominated charity for next year's Dragon Boat Challenge.

11.37am Thursday 26th November 2009

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John Soper, of Beningbrough Hall, at the Heritage Lottery Fund conference at Merchant Adventurer's Hall in York.

11.37am Thursday 26th November 2009

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Dr Ann Pettifor, the speaker at the November Ebor lecture, with Canon Jonathan Draper at York Minster, where she learned of how the Minster recycles tens of thousands of tea lights each year.

11.37am Thursday 26th November 2009

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Chris Carruthers, right, acrobatically gets the ball away from ex-City man Darren Williams during the match against Gateshead at Bootham Crescent. York City won 1-0.

9.57am Wednesday 25th November 2009

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Primary School children from across York join choristers in York Minster to perform a concert of Christmas carols.

10.30am Tuesday 24th November 2009

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Berwick Kaler and co-stars from Humpty Dumpty meet Santa Claus at the Yorkshire Air Museum, while shooting scenes for the film sequence to be used in the pantomime.

2.44pm Monday 23rd November 2009

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International Rescue member Julie Ryan who has returned from duties in Cumbria, where she helped to rescue people trapped by the rising floodwater.

2.36pm Monday 23rd November 2009

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Councillor Steve Galloway with Robert Powell of Beam Creative Agents during the transformation of Exhibition Square into Yourspace.

12.40pm Monday 23rd November 2009

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Pupils at Joseph Rowntree School came to school in fancy dress and raised £200 for the BBC's Children In Need appeal.

10.20am Thursday 19th November 2009

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Berwick Kaler and Martin Barrass return to the Theatre Royal in York, for this year's pantomime, Humpty Dumpty.

4.18pm Tuesday 17th November 2009

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York's Christmas tree is lowered into place in its usual spot in St Helens square.

4.15pm Tuesday 17th November 2009

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BEAUTY queens past and present gathered at Debenhams at Monks Cross to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Miss York competition that has propelled local girls to fame.

11.23am Tuesday 10th November 2009

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Remembrance Sunday had fresh poignancy in North Yorkshire as tributes poured in for Malton-born Serjeant Phillip Scott who died in Afghanistan.

1.29pm Monday 9th November 2009

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York City’s Richard Brodie is mobbed by team mates after scoring the winning goal in the Minstermen's FA Cup first round game against Crewe.

1.27pm Monday 9th November 2009

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Classic wartime French Traction Avant cars came to York as part of an event organised by the Traction Owners Club.

1.25pm Monday 9th November 2009

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Fireworks trace colourful patterns across the sky above York Maze on Bonfire Night.

10.15am Friday 6th November 2009

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York primary school pupils rehearse at York Minster ahead of the Music For Youth Schools Prom which will take place at the Royal Albert Hall.

9.31am Thursday 5th November 2009

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Staff from the 1331 cafe bar in Grape Lane, York, dressed as gorillas to promote the bar's charity quiz in aid of the Guardian Angels charity.

9.29am Thursday 5th November 2009

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A worker carries a stuffed peacock, which was one of the exhibits being moved from the Yorkshire Museum, in York, as it prepares to undergo a £2 million refurbishment.

9.26am Thursday 5th November 2009

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The Festival Of Remembrance, held at York Theatre Royal.

4.11pm Monday 2nd November 2009

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Standards are paraded at the rededication of the Garden Of Remembrance at the South African war memorial in Duncombe Place, York.

4.12pm Monday 2nd November 2009

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A car negotiates a flooded road in Water Lane, Clifton, following torrential rain in York.

4.12pm Monday 2nd November 2009

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Youngsters from Happy Jays nursery at Clifton Moor, York, enjoy hallowe'en festivities.

4.12pm Monday 2nd November 2009

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Vespertine at King's Manor, part of the Illuminating York Festival.

4.12pm Saturday 31st October 2009

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York City 2,Bedworth 0. Richard Brodie in action for York.

12.55pm Monday 26th October 2009

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The Yorkshire Alpaca Group staged its first Yorkshire show at Thirsk business park.

12.53pm Monday 26th October 2009

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Paige Southren, one of three Child Of Achievement joint winners at the York Community Pride Awards, with parents Adam and Charlotte.

10.38am Friday 23rd October 2009

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A lorry carrying a train carriage gets stuck on a roundabout in Pickering. Picture by Matt Petch.

10.32am Thursday 22nd October 2009

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Members of the Home Guard take a breather during Pickering's annual Wartime Weekend.

10.55am Monday 19th October 2009

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Jockey Michael O'Connell is forced to dismount his horse, Daraqala, during the Rachel Wright Memorial Hurdle race at Wetherby.

10.33am Thursday 15th October 2009

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The relics of Saint Therese of Lisieux are carried into York Minste as part of a five-week tour of England and Wales.

10.32am Friday 2nd October 2009

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An ocean-going catamaran named Midnight Rambler is transported from a garden in Butterwick on the Wolds, where it was built by Ghita and Peter Thomas, to Hull, where the boat will set off on her maiden voyage.

10.47am Wednesday 30th September 2009

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City of York Hockey 2nd XI's in action against Brigg.

10.50am Tuesday 29th September 2009

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A runner passes Castle Howard during the 6th Cancer Research UK 10k run.

11.20am Sunday 27th September 2009

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Local chef Ash Metcalfe makes a dish out of leftovers at the York Festival Of Food & Drink.

2.49pm Friday 25th September 2009

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A lorry overturned at Rawcliffe roundabout blocking a major route into and out of York.

9.57am Thursday 24th September 2009

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Rita Leaman sits on the portable toilet that she will take to Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth in London, to raise awareness of the charity Water Aid.

10.26am Wednesday 23rd September 2009

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Fossgate in York closed to everyone except cyclists and pedestrians during the city's first Car Free Day.

10.22am Wednesday 23rd September 2009

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Acomb Hockey Club men's first XI versus Lincoln Roses 2nds. Harry Ellis in action. Acomb won 4-2.

10.03am Tuesday 22nd September 2009

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Tadcaster Fire Station watch manager Andy Creasey with Andy Holmes, Mike Sutcliffe, Stephen Robinson and the model fire engine constructed from matchsticks, made and donated by an anonymous local resident.

9.59am Tuesday 22nd September 2009

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Terry Clark, 90, of Wheldrake, at York Minster for a special service to mark Battle Of Britain Sunday. The event also marked the 70th anniversary of the Second World War.

4.04pm Monday 21st September 2009

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Natalie McCaul, assistant curator of archaeology at The Yorkshire Museum, with the Vale of York Viking Hoard which went on show in York.

3.22pm Friday 18th September 2009

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Chris Sutton wins the Scunthorpe to York Stage of the Tour Of Britain.

11.00am Monday 14th September 2009

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Jordan Holt, who collapsed with diabetes a year ago has fought back to play for Wales’ under-16s team against the Republic of Ireland.

11.01am Saturday 12th September 2009

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Firefighters tackle the blaze at Petergate Fisheries in Low Petergate, York.

11.01am Friday 11th September 2009

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Students from the Northern College of Costume model outfits from an exhibition currently on display at Jacob's Well, Trinty Lane, Micklegate, York. From left: Jane Dickerson, Sian Thomas, Leonie Willett and Rebekah Summers.

10.12am Wednesday 9th September 2009

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Jockeys take part in the minute's silence at York racecourse to remember the two apprentice jockeys, Jan Wilson and Jamie Kyne, who were killed in a fire in Norton the previous day.

10.17am Monday 7th September 2009

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York City's Richard Brodie is sent tumbling to the ground in the match against Crawley Town. York won 2-0.

10.11am Saturday 5th September 2009

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Extremely heavy rain in Piccadilly, York.

4.54pm Friday 4th September 2009

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The funeral of soldier Matthew Hatton at York Minster.

4.53pm Wednesday 2nd September 2009

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A view of York Minster from the Five Sisters Window, taken during the Minster Nights event.

4.51pm Sunday 30th August 2009

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13 month old Alfie Oliver, of Clifton, with neighbour, Glennis Barnes, who saved his life when he stopped breathing.

4.50pm Wednesday 2nd September 2009

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Pig racing event at the Farmer's Cart farm shop and cafe, near Strensall.

3.51pm Tuesday 1st September 2009

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The Sealed Knot re-enact the English Civil War Battle of Marston Moor on Knavesmire,York.

3.51pm Monday 31st August 2009

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Arctic Monkeys on the main stage at Leeds Festival 2009.

3.50pm Sunday 30th August 2009

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A cyclist enjoys the amazing view across Great Fryup Dale, from Danby High Moor.

12.14pm Thursday 27th August 2009

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Paul Henry, owner of Quantum Stores in Badger Hill, York, inspects the damage after a ram-raid on his shop.

12.12pm Thursday 27th August 2009

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Members of the Sealed Knot parade through York during the English Civil War Festival.

10.23am Monday 24th August 2009

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Fireworks over Castle Howard at the finale of the Last Night Of The Proms.

10.17am Monday 24th August 2009

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U2 performing at the Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield.

10.15am Saturday 22nd August 2009

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Liam Gallagher, of Oasis, performs at The Spa in Bridlington.

10.13am Saturday 22nd August 2009

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Students from Lady Lumley's School in Pickering celebrate their A level exam results.

4.30pm Friday 21st August 2009

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Excitement for two racegoers at York's Ebor Festival.

4.03pm Wednesday 19th August 2009

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An RAF Bomb Disposal Unit detonate a Second World War bomb which was found in a field at Ebberston, near Pickering.

4.01pm Wednesday 19th August 2009

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Cases of champagne arrive as Knavesmire prepares for the start of the Ebor Festival at York.

10.51am Tuesday 18th August 2009

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A "Love Bike" is ridden around the eye of York to promote the Festival Of Cycling.

11.46am Thursday 13th August 2009

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Andy Ferrell in action for York City against Rushden & Diamonds. The match was a 0-0 draw.

3.43pm Wednesday 12th August 2009

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Young visitors meet the Daleks at the Yorkshire Museum, during their appearance as part of the Fingerprints Of Time exhibition.

2.01pm Tuesday 11th August 2009

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The Pickering Traction Engine Rally.

2.59pm Monday 10th August 2009

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Jill Burnett, centre, the Sheriff of York, with her consort Tony Burnett, left, and the Lord Mayor of York, John Galvin, right, toast the Assize of Ale in York.

2.53pm Monday 10th August 2009

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Competitors in the finals of the UK Sweetcorn Eating Championships at York Maze.

3.00pm Monday 10th August 2009

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Panto legend Berwick Kaler is filmed by Christopher David, of York-based Flash Frame Productions, for a video being made as part of The Press York Means Business campaign.

10.41am Tuesday 4th August 2009

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Runners take part in the Jane Tomlinson York 10k run

10.26am Sunday 2nd August 2009

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Civic leaders and ceremonial maces from Yorkshire towns and Cities in the the Yorkshire Day Procession in Malton.

10.24am Saturday 1st August 2009

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Coun John Galvin desperately tries to get some sleep in his bedroom in the Lord Mayor’s flat, above the Mansion House, in St Helen’s Square, in York. Coun Galvin has blamed noise from drinkers and city-centre deliveries for disturbing his night’s re

11.34am Thursday 30th July 2009

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X Factor contestant Ruth Lorenzo belts out another hit during York’s Music Showcase weekend at York racecourse.

1.36pm Monday 27th July 2009

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The Sheriff of York, Jill Burnett, gets ready for the Assize of Ale at Ye Olde Starre Inn, Stonegate, York.

3.42pm Friday 24th July 2009

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Alex Bedingham retires after ten years of being York City's mascot, Yorkie the Lion.

3.39pm Friday 24th July 2009

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The 1st Battalion, the Yorkshire Regiment parade through the streets of York to celebrate their homecoming from overseas operations. The parade passes the Mansion House, where the salute was taken by the Lord Mayor of York, Coun John Galvin.

11.18am Wednesday 22nd July 2009

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Three couple were left stranded on their narrowboats after torrential rain swelled the River Ouse in York.

4.22pm Monday 20th July 2009

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York City Knights player Gareth Moore in action against Workington. York City Knights 46, Workington 20.

4.22pm Sunday 19th July 2009

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The Syntan barge makes its way up the River Foss in York, while visiting the city as part of the Festival Of The Rivers.

4.45pm Thursday 16th July 2009

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A bull is given a jet wash ahead of the opening of this year's Great Yorkshire Show at Harrogate.

10.40am Tuesday 14th July 2009

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Some of the thirty-six teams which took part in this year's Dragon Boat Challenge on the River Ouse in York.

12.12pm Monday 13th July 2009

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Andrea Parkin and Mille, who won first prize in the dog and owner lookalike competition held during the RSPCA open day at Landing Lane in York.

12.11pm Saturday 11th July 2009

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Tucanos fly over York Minster in celebration of the 90th anniversary of No.1 Flying Training School, based at Linton-on-Ouse, near York.

4.22pm Friday 10th July 2009

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A quiet day for this ice-cream seller on the beach at whitby.

4.22pm Thursday 9th July 2009

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Soldiers put Jane Tomlinson's husband, Mike, through his paces as they prepare to take part in the York 10k run.

4.14pm Wednesday 8th July 2009

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Vintage engines at the Duncombe Park Steam Rally.

3.45pm Monday 6th July 2009

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Alex Davies of Elliot Minor on stage at Copmanthorpe Carnival.

3.44pm Saturday 4th July 2009

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Princess Anne is greeted by a sea of Union Jacks as she arrives at the Galtres Centre in Easingwold.

3.50pm Friday 3rd July 2009

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Narrow-boat owners Emma Giltrow and Lee Dunham cool off in the River Ouse during the hottest day of the year.

4.01pm Thursday 2nd July 2009

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York Castle Museum guide and miller Chris Harrison grinds corn at Raindale Mill.

3.48pm Wednesday 1st July 2009

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The 2009 Race For Life saw nearly 6,000 women and children gather on a humid summer Sunday to run or walk the 5km course.

11.45am Monday 29th June 2009

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Paul Weller takes to the stage at Dalby Forest.

11.45am Monday 29th June 2009

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The RSPCA sanctuary in York was overrun by dozens of cute and furry critters desperate to find a new home.

11.35am Thursday 25th June 2009

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Models Tiffany Leonard and Emily Naylor sport outfits from the 1960s alongside pools winner Viv Nicholson, who launched Yorkshire Fashion Week at The Castle Museum in York.

11.40am Tuesday 23rd June 2009

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Piper Samir Rai played from the roof of York’s Mansion House as a flag was raised to mark the start of a week celebrating the British Armed Forces.

11.38am Tuesday 23rd June 2009

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TV personality Linda Barker who started the Breast Cancer Care 20 mile Ribbon Walk at Harewood House.

11.32am Monday 22nd June 2009

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York Cycle Show chairman Paul Hepworth hitches a ride from Peter Ealand and Sue Archer, from York-based cycle magazine Velo Vision.

11.32am Saturday 20th June 2009

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Electrician Mike Hudson works on lights on the canopy of the new Reel Cinema, formerly The Odeon, which will open with a black-tie gala this evening.

4.17pm Friday 19th June 2009

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Some of the original ideas brought to the catwalk by students at the York College Fashion Show.

4.15pm Thursday 18th June 2009

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A police sniffer dog enters The Nag's Head pub in Heworth, York, in the latest stage of the hunt for missing York chef, Claudia Lawrence.

4.13pm Thursday 18th June 2009

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Baker Mark Raine, of Betty's, in York, created a magnificent rainforest tree, made entirely from bread, to launch the Yorkshire Rainforest Project.

4.10pm Wednesday 17th June 2009

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Firefighters help pump water out of the car park at the recreation club in Wigginton after a thunderstorm caused flash flooding.

4.08pm Tuesday 16th June 2009

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Horse rider Faith Cook suffered a back injury after this dramatic tumble at the Bramham International Horse Trials.

3.45pm Monday 15th June 2009

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The annual York Naked Bike Ride return to the streets of the city.

3.45pm Monday 15th June 2009

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Sister Agatha, of the Bar Convent, admires a portrait of Ann Aspinall, superior of the house during the building of the hidden chapel in 1767.

4.07pm Wednesday 10th June 2009

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Canada geese and their goslings take a stroll in the sunshine while visitors to Clifford's Tower look on.

4.17pm Tuesday 9th June 2009

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Peter Brown, of Fairfax House, York, with the 300-year-old barometer which has been returned to the museum after a brazen thief snatched it in broad daylight a month ago.

4.17pm Tuesday 9th June 2009

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York amateur footballer Graham Bootland shows off the Seniors World Cup he won playing for England in Thailand.

4.17pm Tuesday 9th June 2009

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Officers and crew from HMS York, take part in a parade around York celebrating 24 years of close friendship with the city.

3.21pm Monday 8th June 2009

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Facebook users taking part in the Great York Pillow Fight held in Museum Gardens.

3.21pm Sunday 7th June 2009

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Conservative Clare Wood celebrates winning her seat at Ryedale House in Malton, during the local council elections.

3.21pm Saturday 6th June 2009

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Olympic cycling champion Victoria Pendleton visited Nestlé's York headquarters to help encourage employees to swap four wheels for two.

3.21pm Saturday 6th June 2009

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Alex The Clown and Pepino The Clown with Miss Emily and Miss Yuko at Zippos Circus, which set up its Big Top on Rawcliffe Country Park, York.

4.18pm Friday 5th June 2009

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Lance Corporal Lawrence Chadwick, along with 80 other members of 214 Squadron recently returned from Iraq, received his medal from the Lord Mayor of York, and is greeted with a kiss by his two-year-old daughter, Emily.

4.14pm Friday 5th June 2009

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James Fogarty, of The Trinity Warriors break-dancing team, flies through the air during their visit to All Saints' School in York.

3.32pm Thursday 4th June 2009

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Shoppers look on as Malton beekeeper Dave Smith attends to a swarm of bees which had descended on a bike seat outside the shops in Bishopthorpe Road, York.

9.55am Wednesday 3rd June 2009

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Normandy veterans compare medals at a memorial service in York to mark the forthcoming 65th anniversary of D-Day.

4.06pm Tuesday 2nd June 2009

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Taxi drivers Billy Pinner, front, with Tom Erdal Aktas, left, and Sarkan Yildrim, who helped to save the life of a man who collapsed at York Station.

4.28pm Monday 1st June 2009

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Corinne Whithead, left, and Svenja Nielsen show off their hats at York Races on Knavesmire.

4.20pm Saturday 30th May 2009

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Olympic rowing champion Matthew Pinsent, left, and disabled athlete Shelley Woods join Nestle managing director David Rennie to launch a new fitness challenge at the city's Nestle factory.

3.28pm Friday 29th May 2009

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Emma Biggs and Matthew Collings with their Five Sisters mosaic art installation at St Mary's Church, Coppergate, York.

3.26pm Thursday 28th May 2009

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Simon Sutcliffe, who was trapped after his kayak capsized on the River Ouse in York, has thanked the three mystery Good Samaritans who saved his life.

3.23pm Wednesday 27th May 2009

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One of the exhibits in the annual Wetwang Scarecrow Festival, which was held at the Bank Holiday weekend.

3.21pm Tuesday 26th May 2009

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Roman soldiers march through the streets of York as the city held its seventh Roman Festival.

4.22pm Monday 25th May 2009

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Mary-Ann Dearlove and Dorrie Worrall with The Battle of Fulford tapestry which is being embroidered at Barley Hall in York.

4.20pm Saturday 23rd May 2009

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Baby Finley Corrigan with his mum, Sharlene and dad, Matthew, who delivered Finley in a lay-by on the way to York Hospital.

4.16pm Saturday 23rd May 2009

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Kerry Neath, of York Canine Hydro, the first of its kind in the area, helps ease the pain for Jake, the eight-year-old golden retriever who has hip dysplasia.

3.21pm Friday 22nd May 2009

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The new Lord Mayor of York, Coun John Galvin, and the new Sheriff, Jill Burnett, process through the streets of York to the Merchant Adventurers' Hall after the Mayor Making ceremony in the Guildhall.

2.13pm Friday 22nd May 2009

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Celebrated flower arranger George Smith, with Anne Wells, from the Yorkshire charity Carer's Resource, in his Heslington garden, which he is preparing to open to the public to raise money for the charity.

10.19am Wednesday 20th May 2009

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Actors recreate what may have been the last sighting of missing York chef, Claudia Lawrence, for BBC's Crimewatch programme.

10.14am Wednesday 20th May 2009

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The groundbreaking ceremony for the second phase of construction work at the University of York. Professor Brian Cantor, the vice-chancellor of the University of York, is pictured centre.

10.19am Tuesday 19th May 2009

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Racegoers brave the rain for the the final day of the Dante Festival in York, while others pack out the stand.

3.53pm Saturday 16th May 2009

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A pilot from North Yorkshire had a lucky escape when his light aircraft suffered engine failure and narrowly missed hitting overhead power lines before crashing in a field in Sherburn-in-Elmet.

2.52pm Friday 15th May 2009

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Deputy Miss York Beth Ridley at York Racecourse on Ladies' Day wearing a hat made with fresh strawberries, pea shoots, white Yorkshire roses and asparagus created by Celebrity florist Paula Pryke.

2.51pm Friday 15th May 2009

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It HAS been a derelict shell for almost three years – but it was announced that York’s Odeon cinema was on the verge of reopening.

3.29pm Thursday 14th May 2009

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Athletics legend Steve Cram signed up to join thousands of runners in the York 10K, saying the event could become as popular as the London Marathon.

3.29pm Thursday 14th May 2009

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Visitors to York Minster will soon be able to go from the deepest of depths to the highest of heights, after staff unveiled a range of new tours.

10.53am Wednesday 13th May 2009

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More than 100 cyclists, some in fancy dress, staged a memorial bike ride to mark the first anniversary of the death of Ruby Milnes on a York cycle path. Pictured is her father, David Milnes, dressed as Elvis.

4.54pm Tuesday 12th May 2009

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Skipper Daniel Parslow shows his disappointment after York City's defeat in the FA Trophy final at Wembley.

4.40pm Saturday 9th May 2009

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York City fans arrive at Wembley.

4.39pm Saturday 9th May 2009

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Members of the York City squad board the coach bound for Wembley.

4.37pm Saturday 9th May 2009

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Biking Vikings help the Jorvik Centre celebrate its 25th anniversary, in Coppergate, York.

12.10pm Tuesday 5th May 2009

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Smoke billows from the windows of Oscars Wine Bar in Swinegate, York, after fire broke out in an office area of the restaurant.

2.40pm Thursday 30th April 2009

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Chloe Edwards and Peter Laffan, from B-Bounce, with York City community coach, Dan Palmer, promoting Wembley tickets in the city centre.

10.39am Wednesday 29th April 2009

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Ben Rose, of the 1st Huntington (All Saints) Scout Band, plays with his fellow band members at the Eye of York during the St George's Day parade.

3.53pm Monday 27th April 2009

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York Minster is bathed in pink ligt to promote the Race For Life on June 28.

3.48pm Saturday 25th April 2009

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The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, celebrates St George's Day while watching pupils from his local primary school play rounders.

4.37pm Thursday 23rd April 2009

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A police search team work in fields alongside Common Lane in Heslington, in the continuing search for missing York woman Claudia Lawrence.

1.16pm Wednesday 22nd April 2009

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Stars of Chicago, The Musical, in a specially created window display at Brown's department store in York. From left, Twinnie-Lee Moore, Jimmy Osmond and Emma Barton.

1.07pm Wednesday 22nd April 2009

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Baby Nerissa with adult alpacas at Crambe Grange, near Malton. Nerissa, who was born prematurely, is wearing a high-visibility coat to keep her warm and so she can be picked out from the herd.

4.07pm Tuesday 21st April 2009

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The Lord Mayor of York, Coun Brian Watson, right, tries out the first open-air gym in York, with Wigginton resident Bill Tomlinson.

12.20pm Monday 20th April 2009

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Police officers at Bishopthorpe, near York, where the body of a woman was found in the River Ouse. The body was later identified as that of a grandmother who had been missing since earlier this month.

12.10pm Saturday 18th April 2009

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Fans queueing to buy tickets for the FA Trophy final against Stevenage at Wembley meet York City players including Ben Purkiss, Onome Sodje and Simon Brown.

4.22pm Friday 17th April 2009

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Paul Brown, who was sacked for smoking in his own bar when the pub was shut, and his wife, Carol, in front of The Mount pub, in York, where they have taken over as tenants.

11.15am Wednesday 15th April 2009

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The Lord Mayor, Coun Brian Horton, presents Ted Griffiths, who has led York's Remembrance Day parade for 60 years, with his scroll after the Honorary Freedom of the City ceremony at the Mansion House.

11.12am Wednesday 15th April 2009

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Lambs gambol in fields near Kexby on Easter Monday.

4.15pm Tuesday 14th April 2009

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The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, performs an outdoor baptism outside the West End of York Minster.

11.26am Monday 13th April 2009

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Terry Clark, Yorkshire's last survivor of the Battle of Britain, celebrates his 90th birthday with members of 76 Squadron at RAF Linton-on-Ouse.

9.06am Friday 10th April 2009

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York cycling champion, Coun Joe Watt, quits the role in an anti-car protest. He is pictured at the Clifton Green traffic lights where a controversial cycle lane has been installed.

4.31pm Thursday 9th April 2009

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Vikings Stuart Perry, left, and Ben Hepworth from the York Dungeon jump to it with the new Bloody Vikings FTR bus.

4.26pm Thursday 9th April 2009

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Runners and walkers taking part in York City Jog on Knavesmire, which hopes to raise more than £25,000 for the British Heart Foundation.

11.51am Wednesday 8th April 2009

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Helen Lawal, the new Miss York, takes in the city's sights after her victory in the competition finals.

4.28pm Tuesday 7th April 2009

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York RUFC's Alex Nixon surges beyond the flailing challenge of a Bradford Salem raider to put the team in command. York won 38-20.

4.36pm Monday 6th April 2009

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Lyn King, of The Farm Shop, in Wigginton Road, York, with Donna the reindeer, who is recovering after being badly burned when a fire tore through the Christmas grotto at the shop last year. Donna will be meeting visitors at the shop this Easter.

4.21pm Saturday 4th April 2009

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Peter Lawrence, the father of missing York woman Claudia Lawrence, talks to a crowd of journalists about his efforts to trace his daughter at the Roger Kirk Centre at the University of York.

4.30pm Friday 3rd April 2009

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Have I Got News For You star Ian Hislop at the National Railway Museum to launch its new exhibition about India's railways, India On The Move.

4.49pm Thursday 2nd April 2009

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RAF veterans, from left, Robin Boulton, Maurice Voast and Norman Berryman join Squadron Leader Gary McLafferty for the Turning Of The Page ceremony at the Astronomical Clock in York Minster.

4.51pm Wednesday 1st April 2009

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Elvis impersonators Micky Vegas, Eddie Vee, Craig King and JD Memphis, mimic the famous Abbey Road photograph immortalised by The Beatles. All will be taking part in an Elvis event this weekend.

4.35pm Tuesday 31st March 2009

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Miss York contestants take part in a bush tucker challenge to raise money to help fund research into cystic fibrosis.

4.30pm Monday 30th March 2009

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Dan Sidley and Joe Dziurzynski, of The Swan Rescue Centre, attempt to rescue a wounded swan which had been shot with an air rifle on the River Ouse, at Cawood.

3.23pm Saturday 28th March 2009

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Candles are lit in churches across the city, as prayers are said for the safety of missing York woman, Claudia Lawrence.

3.20pm Friday 27th March 2009

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Fabs the frog promotes The Green Chemistry exhibition at the University of York.

3.18pm Thursday 26th March 2009

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Police officers search St Nicholas Fields in Tang Hall, following the disappearance of York woman, Claudia Lawrence.

3.29pm Tuesday 24th March 2009

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York City football team celebrate their victory over AFC Telford at KitKat Crescent, which takes them to Wembley for only the second time in the club's 87-year history.

3.17pm Monday 23rd March 2009

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The scene at Burn Bridge, on the Selby Canal, where the body of a man was found by an off-duty policeman.

3.14pm Saturday 21st March 2009

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Patrick Holland celebrates his 93rd birthday at the Somerset Nursing Home, Wheldrake,and is presented with his war medals 60 years on, by Lieutenant Colonel Greg Cole.

2.53pm Thursday 19th March 2009

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Graham Titchener, of Cycling City York, who has been charged with promoting the use and security of cycles in York, which has been designated a Cycling City until 2011.

4.44pm Tuesday 17th March 2009

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New buildings are being constructed as the University of York's £500 million campus expansion gathers pace.

4.40pm Tuesday 17th March 2009

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Staff from the Sainsbury's store at Monks Cross sell red noses outside York Minster.

3.58pm Friday 13th March 2009

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3.58pm Friday 13th March 2009

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Thousands of gallons of water poured out of a burst main in Water End, by Clifton Green, York, causing chaos for commuters.

3.58pm Wednesday 11th March 2009

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York City Knights' Mark Applegarth attacks Wigan St Patrick's defence. Knights won 50-10.

3.58pm Monday 9th March 2009

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An army bomb disposal team arrives in York Road, Acomb, after a suspect package was left outside a police station.

3.58pm Monday 9th March 2009

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Boycie the dog gets in some jumping practice ahead of the Crufts Dog Show. Pictured with Philipa Williams, of Snowlandia Kennels at Moreby, near Naburn.

3.58pm Friday 6th March 2009

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Education minister Ed Balls visits the new Manor School and talks to pupils.

3.57pm Tuesday 24th March 2009

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Spring daffofils at Clifford's Tower.

3.57pm Wednesday 4th March 2009

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Hundreds of people queued for tickets for the next Berwick Kaler pantomime, Humpty Dumpty.

3.57pm Tuesday 3rd March 2009

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Pub landlord, Paul Brown, sacked for smoking in his own bar after closing time, pictured with his wife, Carol, accessing their flat by climbing through a first floor window, after the brewery prevented them from going through the pub to reach their l

3.57pm Monday 2nd March 2009

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York city's Richard Brodie sees his shot saved by keeper Simon Evans in the first half of the Blue Square Premier match against Weymouth.

4.24pm Saturday 28th February 2009

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Police officers inside the 'large scale cannabis factory' discovered following a raid on a warehouse at Elvington.

4.23pm Thursday 26th February 2009

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Stone carver Matthew Hodgkinson with his grotesque called Lunacy, as the Stonemasons' Yard reveals twenty new carvings for York Minster.

4.23pm Wednesday 25th February 2009

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Canon John Manchester tosses a pancake ahead of Shrove Tuesday.

4.22pm Monday 23rd February 2009

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Viking, Anglo Saxon and Norman warriors do battle in the Eye of York as part of the Jorvik Viking Festival.

4.22pm Saturday 21st February 2009

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A bomb disposal officer moves into the forcourt at Pulleyns garage in Haxby after a Second World War shell was dug up by workmen.

4.21pm Friday 20th February 2009

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The Prince of Wates and The Duchess of Cornwall at York Station to officially name the Tornado steam engine.

4.21pm Friday 20th February 2009

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Mark Applegarth in action for York City Knights against Whitehaven in the Northern Rail Cup.

4.20pm Thursday 19th February 2009

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190209 Sue Waddington and June Edge celebrate with Club Steward, Tony Franks, as York Burton Lane Working Men's Club allows women to join for the first time.

4.19pm Thursday 19th February 2009

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Shire Horse Rose lets off steam in a field belonging to Janet and Andrew Stott of Woodhouse Farm, Sutton-on-Forest, who have a passion for traditional farming.

4.19pm Tuesday 17th February 2009

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Snowdrops herald spring at Beningbrough Hall near York.

4.18pm Monday 16th February 2009

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The fairground at the Nine Days Of Family Fun event at the National Railway Museum.

4.18pm Saturday 14th February 2009

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More heavy snow hits the region. A pedestrian braves the weather near Clifford's Tower in York.

4.17pm Friday 13th February 2009

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York City's Mark Robinson hits the back of the net in the FA Trophy replay penalty shoot-out against Kidderminster.

4.17pm Thursday 12th February 2009

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A woman is rescued from the roof of York Minster after falling from a walkway used by visitors wanting to climb the tower.

4.17pm Thursday 12th February 2009

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The scene on the banks of the River Ouse after a car plunged in, leaving two people trapped.

4.16pm Tuesday 10th February 2009

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Milkman Dave Burnett, who extinguished a car fire using lemonade from his milk float.

4.16pm Monday 9th February 2009

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A 21-gun salute is fired in Museum Gardens to mark the anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne.

4.15pm Saturday 7th February 2009

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Live mannequins in the window of Brown's department store, advertising the Grand Opera House's production of Harvest.

4.14pm Saturday 7th February 2009

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David Jenkinson with the nuclear bunker - a former Royal Observer Corps monitoring post - which he has bought and hopes eventually to open to the public.

4.14pm Friday 6th February 2009

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A masked raider wielding an axe leads a gang into the Spar store in Lowther Street, York, terrifying the staff before escaping with stolen money.

4.14pm Thursday 5th February 2009

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A man had a miraculous escape when his car crashed into a train at a level crossing at West Knapton, near Malton.

4.13pm Wednesday 4th February 2009

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Traffic struggles with the weather during heavy snowfalls in the region.

4.12pm Tuesday 3rd February 2009

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The Tornado locomotive sets off from York station on its first passenger journey to Newcastle.

4.12pm Monday 2nd February 2009

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A wintry scene at Whitby.

4.11pm Sunday 1st February 2009

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York Minster is bathed in red to highlight the latest campaign by the British Heart Foundation.York actor Andrew Dunn turns on the lights.

3.20pm Saturday 31st January 2009

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The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor, processes to the Catholic Mass in York Minster, held in honour of Mary Ward, the founder of the Bar Convent.

3.20pm Friday 30th January 2009

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June Nelsey, Managing Director of the Monk Bar Hotel, York, with Spike the Barn Owl, from the Falcon Centre, Thirsk, which has been adopted by the Hotel.

3.20pm Thursday 29th January 2009

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Dave Dee surrounded the by curios in his shop, The Banana Warehouse, which is to close after 15 years, as the recession claims another York business.

3.20pm Wednesday 28th January 2009

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Curator of Archaeology, Andrew Morrison, with a statue of Mars at the Yorkshire Museum, which is to undergo a £2 million makeover.

3.20pm Tuesday 27th January 2009

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Dan Byrne prepares to lose his long locks as hairdresser Ross Charles moves in to cut his hair to make a wigs for cancer victims.

3.20pm Monday 26th January 2009

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Two Dray horses meander through the brewery town of Tadcaster.

3.20pm Friday 23rd January 2009

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Boilersmith Gordon Reed works under the giant wheels of the Flying Scotsman as the NRM launches a £250,000 Save Our Steam restoration appeal.

3.20pm Thursday 22nd January 2009

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Nathan Sorby of Henry J Beans restaurant and bar, enjoys an 'Obama' cocktail, inspired by the new American president.

3.19pm Thursday 22nd January 2009

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Former pub landlady Alice Lea celebrates her 104th birthday at Fordlands Residential Home, in Fulford.

3.19pm Wednesday 21st January 2009

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A Seal spotted swimming in the River Ouse.

3.19pm Tuesday 20th January 2009

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Curator Heather Peacock pictured with the new exhibition at the Quilt museum in York.

3.19pm Monday 19th January 2009

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Runners at the start of the Brass Monkey Race 2009 at York Knavesmire.

3.19pm Sunday 18th January 2009

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Nic Ventress in acton for York RUFC v Widness.

3.19pm Saturday 17th January 2009

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The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, plays a drum lament for the victims of the Gaza conflict.

3.19pm Friday 16th January 2009

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Heritage Operations Manager John Lax shows the protective carpet and turf sheilding the medieval tiles at Rievaulx from Abbey rost damage.

3.19pm Friday 16th January 2009

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Launch of the Jane Tomlinson York 10k run at York Minster.

3.19pm Saturday 14th March 2009

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York City goalkeeper Michael Ingham in action against Oxford United in the FA Trophy.

3.19pm Tuesday 13th January 2009

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John Bibby and Joyce Pickard in York Minster. Mr Bibby will spend one hour on hunger strike for every child killed in Gaza.

3.19pm Saturday 10th January 2009

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A controversial Humanist advertising campaign is launched on the side of buses in York.

3.19pm Friday 9th January 2009

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The Lord Mayor of York, Coun Brian Watson, with the Yorkshire flag in the Guildhall, its new official home.

3.18pm Thursday 8th January 2009

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A January dawn at Robin Hoods Bay.

3.18pm Wednesday 7th January 2009

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Father Tony Lester blesses the monastery bell at Thicket Priory, Thorganby, which is being built to accommodate members of the Carmelite Sisters.

3.18pm Tuesday 6th January 2009

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Ducks brave the wintry weather on the icy lake in Rowntree Park, York.

3.18pm Monday 5th January 2009

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Animal shelters in the region appeal for donations in anticipation of a tough 2009. Gosia Skrzypiec of the RSPCA with one of its Rabbits they are trying to re-home.

3.18pm Monday 5th January 2009

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Palestine Solidarity Campaign protesters gather in St Sampson's Square in support of the people of Gaza.

3.18pm Saturday 3rd January 2009

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Members of the Derwent Hunt meet at the Hall, Thornton Le Dale, on New Years Day.

3.18pm Friday 2nd January 2009

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Revellers celebrate outside York Minster as the bells ring in the New Year.

3.18pm Thursday 1st January 2009

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1.50pm Wednesday 16th December 2009

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