2010 in pictures

Where's 2010 gone? It’s behind you! York pantomime stars gathered for their annual photo to wish the people of York a Happy New Year. We would like to echo their message and wish readers of The Press all the very best for 2011.

10.23am Friday 31st December 2010

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Statue of famed York artist William Etty peering out towards York Minster as the city is enveloped in a morning mist

10.14am Friday 31st December 2010

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The scene in Scarborough Harbour, with some boats decked in Christmas lights

11.19am Wednesday 29th December 2010

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Members of the Middleton Hunt arrive at the Old Lodge in Malton.

10.47am Tuesday 28th December 2010

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Zoe and Jamie Rhodes-Baird, of Strensall, York, with baby Zac, who was born at York Hospital at twenty seconds past midnight on Christmas morning, weighing 6lb 13oz.

9.39am Monday 27th December 2010

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Heidi Mae and Esther Rose who were the best presents Matt and Anna Woodcock could wish for

10.11am Friday 24th December 2010

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A frozen River Ouse in York after a dusting of snow

10.10am Friday 24th December 2010

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Santas get ready for a one-mile fun run around Haxby to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.

10.34am Monday 20th December 2010

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An open air Nativity scene which took place as part of a festive fun day held at Gateway Church, in Front Street, Acomb.

10.30am Monday 20th December 2010

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Ghosts mingle with late-night shoppers in the city centre as York plays host to A Christmas Carol.Taking part in the Dickens-style York Ghost Tour are, from left, Peter Wilson, Damian Freddi, and Carl Morton.

10.07am Thursday 16th December 2010

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Greta the goat gets into the festive spirit at St Helen's Farm at Seaton Ross.

12.53pm Saturday 11th December 2010

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York Minster in the snow.

9.33am Friday 3rd December 2010

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Children from York’s Minster School watch as the advent crown is raised in York Minster

1.14pm Saturday 27th November 2010

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Pudsey Bear dropped in on First Steps Nursery at the Roko Gym, at Clifton Moor, York, to encourage the youngsters in their fundraising efforts

8.28am Monday 22nd November 2010

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‘Pilot Officer’ Jeffrey deGoat, mascot of 609 Squadron, at the Yorkshire Museum of Farming at Murton.

10.38am Wednesday 10th November 2010

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Crowds watch the sky light up during fireworks in Dunnington, near York.

11.15am Monday 8th November 2010

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Sandy McClure, of Juggling Inferno, at the York Maze fireworks display.

10.15am Saturday 6th November 2010

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Graham Hubbard, managing director of Bachmann Europe, with a model of Green Arrow, in front of the real thing at the National Railway Museum, during Model Railway Weekend.

9.24am Saturday 6th November 2010

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Members of York St John University pass the Mansion House on their way to York Minster for the inauguration of vice chancellor Professor David Fleming

11.55am Wednesday 3rd November 2010

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Three generations of a family dressed up as witches for the Hallowe’en event at English Martyrs’ Church Hall, York. From left Josie, Chris, Sofia and Michelle Cryer.

2.27pm Monday 1st November 2010

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A lemur has fun with a pumpkin at Flamingo Land zoo.

11.48am Saturday 30th October 2010

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The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, rides a "rickshaw" after opening the new Waitrose store on Foss Islands Road, York.

10.29am Friday 29th October 2010

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A surfers enjoys the waves in the autumn sun at South Bay, Scarborough.

9.58am Thursday 28th October 2010

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The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu in front of York Minster’s Rose Window during its illumination, after he unveiled a preview of the sixth Illuminating York festival.

10.02am Wednesday 27th October 2010

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Double act jump by Damon Goulding, left, and Josh Molesworth at the ZooSkatePark in York.

10.08am Monday 25th October 2010

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Competitors line up before the Malton and Norton Town Crier Competition, held as part of Malton's first literature festival.

9.54am Monday 25th October 2010

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Rob Wilson, of Ye Olde Pie & Sausage Shoppe, whose Shambles Ghost sausage has reached the regional finals of Britain's star sausage competition.

9.11am Friday 22nd October 2010

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9.30am Wednesday 20th October 2010

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The Lord Mayor of York, Coun Sue Galloway, lifts the cup with players and staff of the Co-operative Championship One play-off-winning York City Knights team.

9.48am Tuesday 19th October 2010

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Zombies try to recruit some more help for a Hallowe'en event at the York Maze.

10.30am Friday 15th October 2010

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Sheep farmer Richard Findlay puts a scarf around the statue of Constantine outside York Minster, where Yorkshire farmers celebrated National Wool Week.

10.52am Wednesday 13th October 2010

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Terrington Hall School pupils keep up the old tradition of playing conkers.

11.08am Tuesday 12th October 2010

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Alan Shearer, whose horse won at York's Knavesmire, signs an autograph

12.44pm Saturday 9th October 2010

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“ALL for one and one for all’ was the cry as actors from York Theatre Royal performed a sneak preview of their Three Musketeers show.

12.44pm Saturday 9th October 2010

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An explosion in the centre of York caused two men to be struck by flying concrete and left surrounding businesses without power at one of the busiest times of day.

12.44pm Saturday 9th October 2010

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100-year-old Edith McHugh holds the baby meerkat born last month at Askham Bryan College. Edith said holding the meerkat "was like trying to hold a jelly".

11.17am Wednesday 6th October 2010

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Ken Metcalfe, of Nunnington, tries to remove some of the mud from the street following the weekend's torrential rain.

10.10am Tuesday 5th October 2010

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The scene at Grosmont Station as hundreds of people turn out for the first day of the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Gala Weekend despite torrential rain.

10.09am Monday 4th October 2010

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Children defy the weather to ride their bikes through York on car free day.

11.10am Thursday 30th September 2010

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Housing association maintenance officer Ron Bailey takes part in the gurning competition at a Alne Terrace street party in York

12.59pm Saturday 25th September 2010

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The girls from the Hold Your Banner High act which forms part of the Chinese State Circus which pitched its big top on Knavesmire in York

1.51pm Friday 24th September 2010

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Crowds brave rain for Battle Of Britain memorial - RAF crews who saved Britain from invasion by the Nazis were remembered in a ceremony on the streets of York and in the skies above.

2.33pm Monday 20th September 2010

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Students of the York-based Northern College of Costume dressed the part as they took part in a photo shoot to promote their final costume exhibition of the year.

2.10pm Monday 20th September 2010

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Jenny Alexander, the assistant curator of fine art at York Art Gallery, models a hat from the new exhibition opening for the autumn.

10.17am Friday 17th September 2010

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The Dean of York, the Very Rev Keith Jones, toasts the topping out of the east front buttress with a glass of beer high over the city of York on the east end of the Minster.

10.13am Friday 17th September 2010

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One of the exhibits at the annual Elvington scarecrow festival.

10.01am Monday 13th September 2010

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Lee Heeb, of the Optic/Loyal Stunt Team in actiion at York Festival Of Cycling.

9.56am Monday 13th September 2010

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A view of York Racecourse reflected in the sunglasses of a young racegoer at The Press Family Race Day at Knavesmire.

9.44am Monday 6th September 2010

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Retained firefighters from Huntington damp down after 180 bales were set alight in a field near Grimston Bar.

12.03pm Thursday 2nd September 2010

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Flamingos at Flamingo Land near Pickering.

10.53am Thursday 2nd September 2010

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A biker takes part in the vintage motorcycle run which started at the Yorkshire Air Museum at Elvington.

12.12pm Tuesday 31st August 2010

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Limp Bizkit on stage at Leeds Festival.

11.38am Monday 30th August 2010

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Elle Nelson, of York band Honeytone Cody performs at the Galtres Festival, Crayke.

10.43am Monday 30th August 2010

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Dr David Hope, former Archbishop of York and Bishop of Wakefield, and the current Bishop of Wakefield, Stephen Platten, stroll past the steam engine following its dedication service at Pickering Station in honour of Eric Treacy, the Railway Bishop.

12.40pm Saturday 28th August 2010

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Johnny Marr, formerly of The Smiths, performs with Wakefield band The Cribbs at Leeds Festival.

9.14am Saturday 28th August 2010

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Sharon Beadnell won the best small garden category in the annual York Housing Association best garden competition.

10.00am Friday 27th August 2010

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TV personality Tommy Walsh opens the Homesense store in York with competition winner Chris Marsden.

10.06am Friday 27th August 2010

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Friends celebrate their GCSE results at Huntington School in York.

10.56am Wednesday 25th August 2010

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Famous North Yorkshire landmark, the White Horse at Kilburn, gets a paint makeover.

10.06am Tuesday 24th August 2010

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Music lovers soak up the atmosphere of the Great British Proms Spectacular at Castle Howard.

9.39am Monday 23rd August 2010

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Jockey Frankie Dettori launches into his trademark dismount after riding Rio De La Plata to victory in the Sky Bet Strensall Stakes at York Racecourse.

11.29am Saturday 21st August 2010

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Sabena Power, the owner of Sole Power, which won the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at odds of 100-1 on the last day of the Ebor Festival at York Racecourse.

10.52am Saturday 21st August 2010

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York College student Alex Stevenson celebrates achieving four of the new A* grades in his A-level exams. The teenager was one of thousands of students from across York, North and East Yorkshire to get their results yesterday.

9.34am Friday 20th August 2010

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A spectacular hat seen at York Racecourse on Ladies Day during the Ebor Festival.

9.33am Friday 20th August 2010

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The atmosphere was relaxed yet subtly charged as friends, family and fans turned out to see One Night Only launch their eponymous second album at their local pub, The Royal Oak, in Helmsley.

11.34am Thursday 19th August 2010

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Three happy racegoers in the County Stand cheer on the winner during the first day of the Ebor Festival at York Racecourse.

10.04am Wednesday 18th August 2010

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Artist Caitlin Jones works on a 16-foot mural of a horse and jockey made from Yorkshire produce ahead of the Ebor Festival at York Racecourse.

10.11am Tuesday 17th August 2010

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Tracy Butler with her prizewinning Bedlington terrier puppy, Ice, at Boon Hill Show, which is held at Newton-upon-Rawcliffe, near Pickering.

10.43am Monday 16th August 2010

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Douglas Haw, pictured before a service at York Minster, to mark the 65th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

10.43am Monday 16th August 2010

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Buffy, a 19-week-old racoon, rides on a skateboard at the home of her owners, the Finlayson family, of Nether Poppleton, near York.

10.37am Monday 16th August 2010

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A giant conga in Parliament Street took place as part of York's Spontaneous Acts of Kindness event on Friday 13th August.

9.18am Saturday 14th August 2010

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Fishmonger Andrew Kenny, of Cross of York's fish stall in Newgate Market, finds fame in Nestle's Milkybar TV advert.

8.53am Saturday 14th August 2010

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Martin Coward, assistant to the Master Mason and stone carver with his grotesque which will eventually be placed high on the north quire pinnacles at York Minster.

8.39am Saturday 14th August 2010

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Graeme Robertson, master of the Guild of Scriveners and Richard Watson, Sheriff of York, get their tastebuds ready for the traditional Assize of Ale.

10.17am Friday 13th August 2010

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An explosion ripped through a waste plant at Marston Moor Business Park in Tockwith. Dozens of firefighters tackled the blaze.

4.14pm Wednesday 11th August 2010

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Newlyweds Ruth and Robert Farrow from York ditched a romantic honeymoon and instead joined a 50-strong military band on tour in Germany for their first holiday as a married couple.

3.45pm Wednesday 11th August 2010

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Dozens of people take part in a pillow fight in Museum Gardens, York.

10.45am Monday 9th August 2010

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A young man takes a breather during a parade of engines at Pickering Traction Engine Rally.

10.25am Monday 9th August 2010

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Wilf Williams with his cat, Tup, who has been entered in the 2010 Felix Kitten Factor competition to find the UK's most mischievous kitten.

10.02am Friday 6th August 2010

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Candy the dog and trainer Becky Patrick are joined by Leo the Lion, representing the Lions clubs of Derwent and Minster,who are putting on a summer concert to raise money for Hearing Dogs For Deaf People centre at Beilby, near Pocklington.

10.02am Friday 6th August 2010

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A goat takes a nibble out of its pen cover at Thornton-le-Dale Show.

9.38am Thursday 5th August 2010

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Heartbeat stars Tricia Penrose and David Lonsdale in Goathland to sign copies of the new book, Heartbeat: The Story Behind The Series.

9.36am Thursday 5th August 2010

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A youngster came face-to-face with a tarantula at the Creature Features event held at Appleton Roebuck Primary School.

10.42am Wednesday 4th August 2010

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Sean Harman and Rob Smith, of YACRO, help to uncover and clean a nineteenth century mosaic of the crest of the City of York at Guildhall.

3.18pm Tuesday 3rd August 2010

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Runners taking part in the Jane Tomlinson York 10K pass by York Minster.

11.06am Monday 2nd August 2010

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A group of Orthodox Jews visiting York run and jump down banking beside the Bar Walls in St Maurice’s Road, York, while waiting for a coach. This unusual sight was spotted by Press photographer Anthony Chappel-Ross

8.55am Saturday 31st July 2010

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TV presenter Amanda Lamb visited York to film Street Market Chefs show

8.17am Saturday 31st July 2010

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Punch and Judy stilt walkers Peter and Ayse Thornett spread the word about the National Railway Museum’s Yorkshire Day celebrations.

9.41am Friday 30th July 2010

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Jamie Wardley adds the finishing touches to to his sand sculpture at the National Railway Museum in York.

10.53am Thursday 29th July 2010

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One of the grotesques created by craftsmen in York Minster stoneyard, which have been lifted into place at the top of the South Transept buttress on the Minster's east front.

10.44am Thursday 29th July 2010

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Fern Grimble, from York, who has won a place at the prestigious Northern Ballet School's Summer School.

9.26am Tuesday 27th July 2010

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The elite riders turn into Church Street during the inaugural York Cycling City Races.

10.45am Monday 26th July 2010

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Madness in action at the Music Showcase event at York Racecourse.

10.32am Monday 26th July 2010

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From left, Lindsey Smith, Stuart Jarman and Chris Tuckley, celebrate the 650th anniversary of Barley Hall in York.

9.59am Thursday 22nd July 2010

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Film director Ken Loach receives an honorary degree from the University of York.

9.15am Saturday 17th July 2010

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Scurry class 1 event in the main ring at the Great Yorkshire Show.

10.24am Thursday 15th July 2010

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Barry the bald eagle in the country pursuits arena at the Great Yorkshire Show.

10.24am Thursday 15th July 2010

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Supreme beef cattle championship at the Great Yorkshire Show.

10.24am Thursday 15th July 2010

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An angora goat kid at the Great Yorkshire Show.

10.22am Thursday 15th July 2010

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Neil Tattersall as Christ in the York Mystery Plays.

12.26pm Monday 12th July 2010

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A woman blows bubbles during the first "Bishy Road Street Party" in Bishopthorpe Road, York.

10.19am Friday 2nd July 2010

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Actress Ashley Jensen tries out a tractor for size while filming the BBC comedy, The Accidental Farmer, in Thornton-le-Dale, near Pickering.

10.19am Thursday 1st July 2010

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Russell Marwood, York Archeological Trust’s battlefields projects officer, at the site of the Battle of Marston Moor, just ahead of the 350th anniversary of the battle on July 2.

10.33am Wednesday 30th June 2010

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Fans show their frustration watching England's World Cup match against Germany.

12.23pm Monday 28th June 2010

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Runners taking part in the Race For Life event on Knavesmire, York.

12.26pm Monday 28th June 2010

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Simply Red performing at Dalby Forest, near Pickering.

12.20pm Monday 28th June 2010

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Keane performing at Dalby Forest, near Pickering.

12.19pm Monday 28th June 2010

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This tower of computer parts is a contemporary art installation called Flood, by Susan Stockwell, in York St Mary's, Castlegate.

10.57am Friday 18th June 2010

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Neil and Lesley Dexter, from Barmby Moor, celebrate after scooping nearly £3.7m on the lottery.

10.00am Thursday 17th June 2010

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Andy King, of Sainsbury's Foss Bank store, tries out one of the vuvuzelas on sale there.

10.03am Wednesday 16th June 2010

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Children from St Barnabas CE Primary School, off Leeman Road, buried a time capsule to be opened in 2050. This followed the discovery of a time capsule from 1886 which was found when the former school building was demolished to make way for houses.

10.25am Monday 14th June 2010

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Diane Lambert, daughter Lauren and Steven Blake celebrate the world cup outside their decorated home in Kingsway West, York.

10.28am Friday 11th June 2010

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Hundreds of Rainbows attended a Rainbow Princess party in the grounds of Bishopthorpe Palace, in York, to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the Girl Guide movemnet.

10.29am Friday 11th June 2010

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'Big' Ian Donaghy, from local band Huge, sings a song with a smile for a group of American visitors outside York Minster, as York is named friendliest place to live in a survey by health insurance company National Friendly.

10.29am Friday 11th June 2010

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A girl with an elaborate mask marches with the parade at York Carnival.

12.56pm Monday 7th June 2010

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A youngster comes face to face with a bearded dragon from Pets At Home. Staff and animals from the store paid a visit to Creepy Crawlies earlier this week.

10.15am Friday 4th June 2010

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A delivery van gets its front wheel stuck in hole which opened up in the road near Clifford's Tower in York.

10.11am Friday 4th June 2010

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Sun seekers enjoy the hot weather at the Feversham Arms swimming pool in Helmsley.

10.07am Friday 4th June 2010

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Botanist David Bellamy unveiled the new log cabin holiday homes at Wold View Holiday Park in Full Sutton.

9.31am Wednesday 2nd June 2010

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The Balloon Tree Farmshop released 225 balloons in a race to raise money for York Guardian Angels charity.

9.27am Wednesday 2nd June 2010

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Trevor Copley, left, a founder member of St Leonard’s Hospice, with York Minster's head verger Alex Carberry. The hospice will mark its 25th anniversary with a service at the Minster on June 6.

9.32am Wednesday 26th May 2010

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Racegoers enjoy the sunshine and hot temperatures at York Races.

11.08am Monday 24th May 2010

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Youngsters have fun in the sea at Whitby during the weekend's hot weather.

10.47am Monday 24th May 2010

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Miss England, Katrina Hodge, centre, with the 18 Miss York contestants who took part in a boot camp at the Roko gym in York.

9.57am Wednesday 19th May 2010

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York City fans console each other after the final whistle at Wembley, while one seated Minsterman supporter looks crushed.

10.21am Monday 17th May 2010

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An emotional Richard Brodie at the end of York City's match against Oxford United at Wembley.

10.15am Monday 17th May 2010

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A racegoer dressed in black and white walks past a zebra at York Racecourse.

2.42pm Friday 14th May 2010

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Major Dave and fellow Sealed Knot members of Sir Thomas Glenham’s regiment, John Todd, Stuart Flower and Kevin Carr, guard their cannon on the battlefield at Marston Moor where they helped raise money for St Leonard’s Hospice

9.55am Tuesday 11th May 2010

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Jamie Fox does his impression of the Flying Man, safely harnessed, at Pocklington's Flying Man Festival.

12.07pm Monday 10th May 2010

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Labour's Hugh Bayley is all smiles after being re-elected in the York Central seat.

10.37am Friday 7th May 2010

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York Outer Conservative candidate Julian Sturdy acknowledges his victory, flanked by LibDem opponent Madeleine Kirk.

10.36am Friday 7th May 2010

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he Lord Mayor of York, Councillor John Galvin (right), sees the funny side with Monster Raving Looney candidate Eddie Vee, at the York count.

10.35am Friday 7th May 2010

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One of the first ballot boxes arrives at the York count.

10.26am Friday 7th May 2010

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Spring is finally here, as this picture of blossom in the ruins of St Mary's Abbey shows.

9.31am Thursday 6th May 2010

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Firefighters tackle a blaze at Martins of York rubbish depot in Outgang Lane Industrial Estate, Osbaldwick.

10.19am Wednesday 5th May 2010

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Chris Carruthers scores the winning goal in the Blue Square Premier play-off semi-final second leg against Luton. Luton Town 0, York City 1.

9.39am Tuesday 4th May 2010

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York City's Richard Brodie celebrates his goal against Luton Town in the Blue Square Premier play-off semi-final at Bootham Crescent. York city 1, Luton town 0.

10.03am Friday 30th April 2010

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The Duke of York shares a joke with the Lord Mayor of York, Coun John Galvin during a visit to the city.

10.25am Thursday 29th April 2010

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A lamb jumps through the air in a field at Kexby, near York.

10.16am Thursday 29th April 2010

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A veteran shares a joke during a group photograph on the steps of York Minster after a ceremony to commemorate The Battle of Kohima in 1944.

10.42am Wednesday 28th April 2010

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Tornado steams into York as part of a tour of the North East.

8.59am Monday 26th April 2010

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The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, outside Bishopthorpe Palace, celebrates receiving his York Ambassador Award in the York Tourism Awards.

9.57am Friday 23rd April 2010

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Crowds gathered in York's Museum Gardens to watch a 21-gun salute to celebrate The Queen's 84th birthday.

11.08am Thursday 22nd April 2010

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Passengers who were stranded overseas due to the chaos caused by the Icelandic volcanic ash, arrive at Leeds/Bradford Airport.

10.15am Wednesday 21st April 2010

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Richard Smith and Brian Hughes on the Millennium Bridge to promote the male only 5k run which takes place in York this summer. The R U Taking the P? run will raise money for research into prostate cancer and other serious male health conditions.

10.24am Tuesday 20th April 2010

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The Press joined an appeal for information to help find York woman Lisette Dugmore who has been missing for almost two years. Dawn Lambert is pictured with a campaign poster.

1.32pm Monday 19th April 2010

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Imogen Brown at York’s National Centre For Early Music, practising for A Young Person's Guide To The Brass Band

1.35pm Monday 19th April 2010

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A HUGE procession of scooters made its way through Bishopthorpe in a poignant and final farewell to the man known to his friends as Vespa John. Wayne Lowery is pictured riding the beloved scooter of John Martin on the way to the funeral.

1.35pm Monday 19th April 2010

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Almost 200 redundant Jarvis workers and their families marched through the streets of York to demand their jobs back.

11.05am Thursday 15th April 2010

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A Nimrod MR2 XV 250 arrives at The Yorkshire Air Museum, at Elvington, to stand as a permanent tribute to the 14 British servicemen killed in Afghanistan when a Nimrod XV 230 crashed near Kandahar in September 2006.

9.54am Wednesday 14th April 2010

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Chef Harun Miah, with Akiqul Hussain, back left, and Hobib Ur Rahman of the Spice Mill, at Riccall. The restaurant delivered a takeaway meal to a regular customer in the south of France at the weekend.

9.50am Wednesday 14th April 2010

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Captain Jack Sparrow lookalike Steve Perry pictured in Shambles after it was revealed that film-makers were planning to shoot scenes for the next movie, Pirates Of The Caribbean On Stranger Tides, in the York street later this year.

11.03am Tuesday 13th April 2010

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Brick rubble and plaster lies on a bed at the house at Moor Lane, Haxby, after a Ford Mondeo was driven into it in the early hours of the morning.

11.04am Monday 12th April 2010

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Scarborough town crier Alan Booth starts the annual duck dash in Dalby Forest.

10.18am Wednesday 7th April 2010

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The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, held a session of open-air baptisms outside York Minster in front of hundreds of people.

11.40am Monday 5th April 2010

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Football supporters made a spectacle of themselves as they watched the first football match to be broadcast in 3D in York.

11.36am Monday 5th April 2010

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Amy Johnson lookalike Jessie Gillick stands beside an Avro 504 replica at the Yorkshire Air Museum, to promote a new exhibition, Pioneers Of Aviation.

9.31am Wednesday 31st March 2010

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A goose has laid her eggs in a concrete planter close to a field gun outside York Castle Museum.

11.11am Friday 26th March 2010

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The latest arrival at York's National Railway Museum is Spooner's Boat, which has been loaned by the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways for the exhibition, Once Upon A Tide.

9.43am Wednesday 31st March 2010

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Gillan Cruddas, chief executive of Visit York throws the dice to launch York’s very own game of Monopoly at York Minster with, right, the Very Rev. Keith Jones and Mark Marriott, of Winning Moves.

10.39am Thursday 25th March 2010

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Daffodils are finally blooming in York at Cliffords's Tower.

9.56am Wednesday 24th March 2010

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Super slimmer Vicki Capes with her husband, Simon. Vicki, of Leeman Road, York, was awarded the title of Greatest Loser 2009 after shedding six stones and four pounds in a year.

9.52am Wednesday 24th March 2010

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Sixth form pupils from Bootham School, in York, took to the freezing ski slopes of Val d'Isere in the French Alps, dressed only in their boxer shorts, to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

11.31am Tuesday 23rd March 2010

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A Chinook helicopter lands in the car park at the National Railway Museum, in York, as it prepares to take part in a Help For Heroes event on Saturday.

11.26am Tuesday 23rd March 2010

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York City Knights half-back Casey Bromilow takes to the air as he scores a try in the second half of yesterday's 25-24 victory over South Wales Scorpions in Co-operative Championship One at Huntington Stadium.

4.55pm Monday 22nd March 2010

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Runners set off in the Sport Relief Mile, which took place at Rawcliffe Bar Country Park, near York.

11.20am Monday 22nd March 2010

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A Canon Lee School pupil takes part in a Sport Relief tug of war between pupils and teachers.

10.50am Friday 19th March 2010

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Protester Jeff Rice dressed as an orang-utan outside the Nestle factory in Haxby Road, York, as Greenpeace questioned the company's green credentials.

10.12am Thursday 18th March 2010

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Merry, the West Highland White Terrier, with owner Doreen Lancaster, of Acomb. Merry scooped a major award at Crufts, the world's largest dog show.

10.12am Wednesday 17th March 2010

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Leeds United players are put through their paces during an army training day at Strensall, in York.

10.39am Tuesday 16th March 2010

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David Jones, of Blackwell & Denton, gets to grips with one of the classic vacuum cleaners which the company are selling off, including an old Croydon model which was in use before the Second World War.

10.24am Monday 15th March 2010

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Claire Whittaker and her son, Sam, cuddle a newborn lamb at the Mother's Day farm event at Askham Bryan College, near York.

10.18am Monday 15th March 2010

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York Musical Theatre Company has received personal good wishes from Dame Vera Lynn ahead of their nostalgic concert, Some Sunny Day, a tribute to Dame Vera and women in war. Pictured, from left, Jenny Cohen, Moira Murphy and Kelly Derbyshire.

10.18am Friday 12th March 2010

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Ian Wood, who is partially sighted and wheelchair-bound, will be taking part in the Sport Relief Mile later this month. Ian is pictured with with his personal assistant, Clara Hudson, who will be pushing him around the course.

10.12am Friday 12th March 2010

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Rosie, the Little Owl, at York Falconry, Askham Bryan College.

10.49am Thursday 11th March 2010

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Tree surgeons navigate the upper-most branches of trees close to York Minster during the annual winter maintenance programme.

10.40am Thursday 11th March 2010

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70th anniversary of the Home Guard at the Yorkshire Air Museum. Promoting Dad’s Army are, from left, Andre West as Sergeant Wilson, Roy Goodland as Corporal Jones, Ray Dobson as Private Fraser and Andy Dixon as Private Pike.

10.40am Tuesday 9th March 2010

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Shambles, York, which has been voted Britain's prettiest route in the Google Street Views Awards.

10.44am Tuesday 9th March 2010

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The cast of Spike Milligan's Adolf Hitler: My Part In His Downfall, which is to be performed at the Theatre Royal, pictured in Parliament Street, York.

4.36pm Thursday 4th March 2010

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The Dean of York, the Very Rev Keith Jones, right, and Philip Harkness, of Harkness Roses, plant a Minster Rose in Dean's Park. The rose has been developed for the Minster and the colour echoes the centrepiece of the Rose Window.

3.08pm Tuesday 2nd March 2010

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Berwick Kaler and Theatre Royal staff in costume join pantomime fans as they queue for tickets for the 2010 pantomime, Jack And The Beasnstalk.

3.03pm Tuesday 2nd March 2010

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Cars submerged by flood water from the River Ouse on Queen's Staith in York.

12.19pm Monday 1st March 2010

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Chris Craven with one of the new lambs born on his farm near Kexby.

12.27pm Monday 1st March 2010

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Dale Nichol, who plans to make a film about Dick Turpin, pictured at the highwayman’s grave in St George’s graveyard, York.

9.50am Thursday 25th February 2010

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York at twilight. The Minster from Precentor's Court on a February evening.

9.48am Thursday 25th February 2010

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One of York's busiest streets, Gillygate, is closed to traffic for six weeks while workers replace old metal gas mains.

10.38am Tuesday 23rd February 2010

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Vikings march past the remains of the burning longship during the finale of the Jorvik Viking Festival on Knavesmire.

10.43am Monday 22nd February 2010

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Viking forces brandish their weapons in Museum Gardens on the last day of the Jorvik Viking Festival.

10.43am Monday 22nd February 2010

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On the first day of Lent, the Archbishop of York took to the streets as part of the Say One For Me campaign. Albert and Joan Hird, of East Yorkshire asked him to say a prayer and bless a ring to celebrate their golden wedding.

9.34am Thursday 18th February 2010

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10.38am Wednesday 17th February 2010

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The Valentine's Day mixed open race at the Sinnington Hunt Point-to-Point event at Duncombe Park, near Helmsley.

1.44pm Tuesday 16th February 2010

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Time Team star Tony Robinson gets to grip with an ancient helmet as he officially opened the Jorvik Viking Centre in York after a £1 million refurbishment.

1.36pm Tuesday 16th February 2010

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Chow the tiger at Flamingoland.

1.32pm Tuesday 16th February 2010

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A charity army assault course took place in memory of Lance Bombardier Matthew Hatton, to raise funds for Help for Heroes.

10.13am Friday 12th February 2010

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The first snowdrops of the year in the Woodland Walk at Burton Agnes Hall, near Bridlington.

10.25am Wednesday 10th February 2010

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A railway guard’s jacket from 1914 is reunited with Malcolm Dilworth, the grandson of its original owner, at York’s National Railway Museum with, left, Mr Dilworth’s wife, Anne, and Alaina Schmisseur, museum conservator,

10.23am Wednesday 10th February 2010

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Josh McGahan, left, of Bishopthorpe, demonstrates his skills alongside Iain Harvey, of Pocklington, during a parkour session at the Pineapple Performing Arts class at Huntington School.

10.37am Tuesday 9th February 2010

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Hippos wallow together in the mud at Flamingoland.

10.36am Tuesday 9th February 2010

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Florist Lesley Price, of Floral Elegance, in Acomb, with the saucy mannequin used in the store's Valentine window display.

10.38am Monday 8th February 2010

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Members of 101 Regiment Royal Artillery fire the salute, in York's Museum Gardens, to celebrate the anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne.

10.33am Saturday 6th February 2010

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Laura Turner, York Art Gallery’s curator of art, at the exhibit Susan Smith, by Craigie Horsfield, in the Contemporary Arts Society exhibition.

10.29am Friday 5th February 2010

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Chief pharmacist Martin Phillips with the new robot dispensary system in the pharmacy at York Hospital.

10.26am Friday 5th February 2010

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Ten people are arrested after 160 police officers mount a massive drugs operation at the travellers' site at Clifton Moor in York.

10.22am Friday 5th February 2010

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Mark Lumby, left, and Tony Baxter, of Printing Company Ceejay UK, place a Bootham sign over Kit Kat as they change the York City ground signs.

10.21am Thursday 4th February 2010

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Steve Davis, owner of the former Terry’s site, celebrates after his plans for the complex were approved by City of York Council.

9.54am Thursday 4th February 2010

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Stylist Alice Lambert prepares model Hayley Jones at York College's annual hair and beauty competition.

10.31am Wednesday 3rd February 2010

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York Minster is bathed in red light as the British Heart Foundation launched National Heart Month.

10.01am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

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Race For Life 2010 is launched in Parliament Street, York, with, front, Rachel Speight, and back, from left, Melanie Hudson, Jenny Key, Claire Wase, Rikki Jackson and Imogen Johnson

11.57am Monday 1st February 2010

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Keith Mulhearn as Maximus Gluteus conducting his Roman tour for the Residents’ First Weekend starting at York Minster

11.45am Monday 1st February 2010

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Steve Cram and Mike Tomlinson at the York 10K launch at York Minster.

10.42am Friday 29th January 2010

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Lindsey Smith, left, and Zoe Walker at the Stonegate Voices Exhibition at Barley Hall where copies of York's oldest newspapers have gone on display.

10.45am Thursday 28th January 2010

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Young people in York come together to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. All Saints School choir are pictured on stage at the Holocaust memorial evening at Central Methodist Church.

10.50am Wednesday 27th January 2010

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The new Bishop of Whitby, Martin Warner, after his consecration at York Minster, with the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu.

10.54am Wednesday 27th January 2010

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Rick Dorwald, of Haxby, enjoys a game of pool with the Lord Mayor of York at the party to mark his 100th birthday. The the Lady Mayoress, Val Galvin, and the Sheriff of York, Gill Burnett look on.

10.48am Wednesday 27th January 2010

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Lt Col David O’Kelly, regimental secretary of the Yorkshire Regiment, dusts off the Keeper Of Souls statue, designed to acknowledge Prince Andrew’s wish to celebrate the work done by serving soldiers, which has arrived at the Yorkshire Regiment Museum

10.03am Tuesday 26th January 2010

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David Rennie, managing director of Nestlé Confectionery, launches the Fairtrade Kit Kat at the Co-op supermarket in Hull Road, York.

11.11am Monday 25th January 2010

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Runners taking part in York's Brass Monkey Half Marathon, organised by Knavesmire Harriers. The race was won by Matthew Pearson.

11.10am Monday 25th January 2010

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Hairy Bikers Simon King and Dave Myers during a signing for their new book, Mums Know Best, at the Waterstone's bookstore in York.

11.02am Saturday 23rd January 2010

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The Lord Mayor of York, Coun John Galvin, is joined by the civic party to have his blood pressure checked at Asda Monks Cross and help promote a new Stroke Association service.

10.35am Friday 22nd January 2010

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Culture Secretary Ben Bradshaw next to Mallard at the National Railway Museum in York after he pledged to keep free admission to the NRM if Labour is re-elected at the General Election.

10.31am Friday 22nd January 2010

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The multi-million pound renovation of Allerton Castle, near Knaresborough, returns the stately home to splendour following a devastating fire five years ago.

10.49am Thursday 21st January 2010

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Lady Peckett's Yard in York. York City Council has announced it is to draw up a definitive map of York's many snickelways.

10.44am Thursday 21st January 2010

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Rebecca Thompson, superintendent of works at York Minster, with one of the new grotesques which will eventually be placed high out of view at the top of the south buttress on the East Front of the Minster.

11.22am Monday 18th January 2010

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Helen Limbert, of the RSPCA, with one of the many hamsters needing a home following a population explosion at the Landing Lane facility.

11.15am Monday 18th January 2010

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York City celebrate Chris Carruthers’ opening goal against Hayes and Yeading. The 4-1 match victory was City's eighth successive league win, which set a new club record.

11.11am Saturday 16th January 2010

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Scientists working on a project to launch a probe to Mars visited York to examine a meteorite which hit North Yorkshire in 1881. Known as the Middlesbrough Meteorite, it is currently housed in the Yorkshire Museum in York.

10.44am Friday 15th January 2010

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Clare Fletcher, right, learning and community officer, and Lynsey Craggs, head of visitor reception, enjoy the 18th century card playing which will be introduced as a visitor activity at Beningbrough Hall, near York.

10.40am Thursday 14th January 2010

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Suzanna Barker, of Busy Farmers, at Sutton-on-the-Forest, near York, with her Kune Kune pigs. The pint-size pigs are becoming increasingly popular as pets.

10.37am Thursday 14th January 2010

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Volunteers shovel the snow off the Bootham Crescent pitch after the club’s appeal for help.

10.34am Thursday 14th January 2010

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Melting snow near the River Ouse shows a slow thaw beginning in York.

10.13am Tuesday 12th January 2010

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One of York's oldest people, Sally Cartwright, celebrated her 104th birthday with a visit from York Philharmonic Male Voice Choir.

10.11am Tuesday 12th January 2010

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11.59am Monday 11th January 2010

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An aerial view of a snow-covered York Minster.

10.50am Friday 8th January 2010

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Bishopthorpe Palace groundstaff Garry O'Reagan, left, and Mark Waller clear snow as the white stuff continues to fall at the residence of the Archbishop of York.

9.47am Thursday 7th January 2010

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Parents and pupils walk away from Derwent Infant & Junior School, one of the many schools in the region which had to close due to bad weather.

10.24am Wednesday 6th January 2010

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The scene after a car skidded onto the railway track at the level crossing at Hagg Lane, near South Duffield. The driver escaped before the train hit the car causing only minor damage.

10.16am Wednesday 6th January 2010

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Ian Tomlinson, Dunja Kielmann and Sarah Brown hold stained glass panels from York Minster after they were rescued from the fire at the Minster Stoneyard last week.

12.05pm Tuesday 5th January 2010

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A pedestrian walks over the hills at Kilnwick Percy, near Pocklington, after last night's snowfall.

12.01pm Tuesday 5th January 2010

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The scene on the Toll Bridge in Selby as investigators examined the area last after a body was found in the river Ouse.

11.57am Tuesday 5th January 2010

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York City fans celebrate their team's goal against Stoke City in the FA Cup third round tie at Stoke's Britania Stadium.

11.38am Monday 4th January 2010

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York City centre-back Luke Graham celebrates as Neil Barrett, partially hidden, wheels away having headed his side in front against Stoke City.

11.25am Monday 4th January 2010

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Angelina Campagna, of Wigginton, with Cole Leonard Leeper, the first baby born in 2010 at York Hospital

12.39pm Saturday 2nd January 2010

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Members of the Derwent Hunt exercise their horses and hounds on New Year’s Day

12.35pm Saturday 2nd January 2010

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1.58pm Tuesday 5th January 2010

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