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The York Army Museum has been awarded a £1 million lottery grant to tell the story of the British soldier.

3.14pm Friday 20th December 2013

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Vikings and panto legend Dame Berwick Kaler played their part as York’s annual Festival Of Angels transformed the city centre into a Christmas wonderland.

1.40pm Monday 16th December 2013

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Berwick Kaler prepares for the opening night of the Theatre Royal pantomime, Aladdin And The Twankeys.

11.06am Saturday 7th December 2013

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The Lord Mayor of York, Councillor Julie Gunnell, pulls a cracker with Duncan Bartlett, from Tesco. Back, from left, Dawn Bidgood and Rosie Brierley from The Yorkshire Bank at the Christmas Cheer lunch at the Assembly Rooms, York

8.33am Thursday 5th December 2013

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Richard Edhouse, of The Crusty Pie company, samples a festive pie at York's St Nicholas Fayre.

10.16am Friday 29th November 2013

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Andre Tempest, the owner of Lusty Lindy, is pictured with the aeroplane after she thundered down the runway at Elvington Airfield to mark the 20th anniversay of its arrival at the Yorkshire Air Musuem.

10.41am Tuesday 26th November 2013

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Patch the dog who bears a remarkable resemblance to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler

2.36pm Monday 25th November 2013

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Alison Spurrell and Anne Iles with their life-size nativity scene at the Harrogate Knitting and Stitching Show.

10.26am Friday 22nd November 2013

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A sculpture by award-winning artist Andrew Kay at Beningbrough Hall.

10.45am Thursday 21st November 2013

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Jed Berry, 17, as Peter Pan and Emily Belcher, ten, as Tinkerbell, practise their flying skills for the Pick Me Up Theatre musical production of Peter Pan at the Grand Opera House in York.

9.42am Wednesday 20th November 2013

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Mild autumn weather is thought to be to blame for these unseasonal arrivals.

1.20pm Saturday 16th November 2013

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Fundraisers came out in their droves once again to show their support for Children In Need across York, North and East Yorkshire.

1.19pm Saturday 16th November 2013

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The Christmas lights are switched on in St Helen's Square, York.

9.53am Friday 15th November 2013

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A royal gun salute in York’s Museum Gardens marks the marks the 65th birthday of the Prince of Wales

9.53am Friday 15th November 2013

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Sam Ingleson, who served in Borneo and Malaya with the 67th Gurkha Squadron, views the popply installation at St Mary's Church, in Lastingham.

10.48am Friday 8th November 2013

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Spectacular fireworks at the University of York to celebrate Bonfire Night and the university's 50th anniversary.

9.41am Wednesday 6th November 2013

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Kim Meek in her Hallowe'en garden at Shipton-by-Beningbrough

10.36am Friday 1st November 2013

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Clifford's Tower and its mound resplendent for the launch of Illuminating York.

10.23am Wednesday 30th October 2013

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Huby residents said it was lucky nobody was killed when a 50ft high “tornado” tore through the village, ripping up trees and roofs.

3.58pm Monday 28th October 2013

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Pickering travelled back 70 years to the days of conflict as its annual Wartime Weekend drew thousands of visitors.

1.00pm Monday 14th October 2013

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Blood + Chocolate actor James O’Neill jogs through York, accompanied by his son, Jack. James will be running in the York Marathon before acting in a performance of the First World War play.

9.45am Thursday 10th October 2013

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A pedestrian walks past the York Wheel as it’s taken down

8.35am Tuesday 1st October 2013

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Fundraising cyclists ride a seven-seater bike from York to Leeds in aid of Ellie's Fund.

11.05am Saturday 28th September 2013

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York school head teachers taking part in a cooking competition at York Food & Drink Festival, from left, John Tomsett (Huntington), Chrissie Holbrey (Canon Lee), Gill Williams (Dringhouses) and Eve Morris (Yearsley).

10.10am Friday 27th September 2013

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Members of the cast of Blood and Chocolate, a new city-wide theatrical event, rehearse at the Eye of York.

10.32am Tuesday 24th September 2013

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The Lord Mayor, Coun Julie Gunnell, and the Sheriff of York, Coun Brian Watson, arrive at the official opening of York Council’s West Offices

1.05pm Saturday 21st September 2013

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One Show presenter and comedian Alex Riley with a Yorkshire pudding he made during filming at the York Food & Drink Festival

1.05pm Saturday 21st September 2013

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Members of the Volsung Vikings who made an appearance at the York Beer and Cider Festival on Knavesmire

11.51am Thursday 19th September 2013

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York's foodbank was handed a knockout donation of food – by none other than former world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield.

2.13pm Monday 16th September 2013

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PERSONNEL from RAF Linton-on-Ouse joined veterans and cadets in a parade through York to a Battle of Britain service at the Minster.

2.14pm Monday 16th September 2013

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More than 5,500 people got on their bikes and took to the traffic-free streets of York when the city staged its first Sky Ride.

2.14pm Monday 16th September 2013

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TV gardener Katie Rushworth, a presenter with Alan Titchmarsh on Love Your Garden, who was at the Harrogate autumn flower show

3.18pm Friday 13th September 2013

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Models Huw Dampney, Paul Jones, Daren Conibere, Rob Dent and John Hamway stroll through York Cemetery in costumes designed by students from the Northern College of Costume.

10.18am Thursday 12th September 2013

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Knavesmire played host to the annual Press Family Raceday, with bands playing, faces being painted and relaxed dress codes as children got a free taste of the sporting life.

1.39pm Monday 9th September 2013

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Peter Andre visits York for the launch of his new fragrance, Forever Young

1.38pm Saturday 7th September 2013

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Sir Elton John performs in front of a screen showing a pole-dancing Pamela Anderson at the official opening night of the Leeds First Direct Arena.

10.27am Friday 6th September 2013

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Two youngsters wave goodbye as Mallard leaves York Station for pastures new.

10.24am Thursday 5th September 2013

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Ten of the chefs who will attempt to break the world record for the number of dishes produced from a single giant cabbage at the Harrogate Autumn Flower show, chase show director Martin Fish at the Great Yorkshire Showground.

9.56am Thursday 22nd August 2013

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Jennifer Middleton with her edible horse and bicycle creation at York Racecourse ahead of the Ebor Festival

9.16am Wednesday 21st August 2013

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A Level results day at York College. Rachel Jagger and Jade Cuttle celebrate.

10.10am Friday 16th August 2013

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VIPs toasted a grand old York tradition when they sampled good ales for good causes at the city’s Assize of Ale

1.54pm Monday 12th August 2013

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Elaine Hill’s sheepdog rounds up geese at Thornton-le-Dale Show

10.44am Thursday 8th August 2013

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The horse chestnut tree in York's Coppergate Centre is felled following an incident last month when a large branch fell down on to unsuspecting shoppers.

8.31am Wednesday 7th August 2013

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BBC Sport presenter Eleanor Oldroyd and Look North TV anchorman Harry Gration at the start of the York 10k

8.29am Wednesday 7th August 2013

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Betty's of York celebrate Yorkshire Day with Yorkshire Rose Fondant Fanices

10.31am Thursday 1st August 2013

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Actor Trevor Eve takes a break between filming Death Comes To Pemberley at St William's College in York.

9.04am Friday 26th July 2013

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Freeman of the City of York ceremony at the Mansion House. Front, from left, Jonathan Morley, Catherine O’Brien, the Lord Mayor of York, Coun Julie Gunnell, Heather Norman and Neil Morley. Back, from left, master of the Guild Of Freeman of York Alec Ste

8.57am Thursday 25th July 2013

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David Wilde, chairman of Derwent Valley Light Railway, dressed in Edwardian summer clothes, celebrates 100 years of the railway

11.03am Saturday 20th July 2013

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A replica of Richard III's head went on show at the Yorkshire Museum in York.

3.43pm Friday 19th July 2013

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Colin Baker opened the Doctor Who-themed York Maze

9.29am Sunday 14th July 2013

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Forget the rain-sodden memories of a year ago. Visitors to the opening day of the 155th Great Yorkshire Show basked in glorious sunshine, with temperatures hitting 28C.

12.22pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

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York Castle Museum will mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War in style next year after it won a lottery grant of £1.167 million.

12.23pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

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Bernard Bell, a former Lord Mayor of York and driver of the Mallard, pictured with the famous locomotive at the National Railway Museum

10.08am Thursday 4th July 2013

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The Bittern, sister to the Mallard locomotive, arrives at York Station ahead of The Great Gathering at the NRM

3.45pm Monday 1st July 2013

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Blondie on stage at Dalby Forest

3.44pm Monday 1st July 2013

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Paloma Faith on stage at Dalby Forest

3.43pm Monday 1st July 2013

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Thousands enjoy Red Arrows flypast at Scarborough to celebrate Armed Forces Day

3.40pm Monday 1st July 2013

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Stonemason Martin Coward works on a new statue of St Peter for York Minster.

10.54am Friday 28th June 2013

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The Mansion House flies the flag as part of Armed Forces Day. From left, Marie Taylor of the Royal British Legion’s women’s section, the Lord Mayor of York, Coun Julie Gunnell, and Michael Wilson, of Fulford and District Royal British Legion.

10.33am Tuesday 25th June 2013

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Harry McMurray, 10, whose parents have set his alarm clock to stop him reading into the night, became the children’s librarian for his village.

3.05pm Friday 21st June 2013

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Callum Blanchard, left, and Jeremy Brown, both pupils at Joseph Rowntree School in York, get to know two of the puppet characters from the Broadway show Avenue Q. Performing arts students at the school are to put on a school version of the colourful mus

10.12am Wednesday 19th June 2013

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York's first ukulele festival attracted visitors from all over the world to share a passion for the humble musical instrument now rediscovered by some of the biggest names in pop and rock.

12.26pm Monday 17th June 2013

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More than 260 York men took part in the R U Taking The P? charity run at Rowntree Park to help fund research into prostate and male cancers at Yorkshire Cancer Research’s University of York laboratory.

12.25pm Monday 17th June 2013

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Parliament Street was filled with music and dance again as York Carnival got into swing for the ninth year.

12.19pm Monday 17th June 2013

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Former international cricket umpire and Yorkshire player Dickie Bird tries on a lady’s hat at a Yorkshire County Cricket Club service at York Minster

12.05pm Saturday 15th June 2013

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Heroes of York and Selby’s local communities joined TV celebrity Harry Gration in the Birthday Honours list.

12.04pm Saturday 15th June 2013

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Smoke billows through the Museum Gardens as the gun salute to mark the Duke of Edinburgh's 92nd birthday takes place.

10.20am Tuesday 11th June 2013

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Cast members from The Legend of King Arthur, York Theatre Royal's summer production, pictured at Clifford’s Tower.

10.40am Saturday 8th June 2013

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Roman warriors compete against pupils ina tug of war at the Minster School summer fete.

10.29am Saturday 8th June 2013

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Young visitors to the National Railway Museum show their support for The Press Save The NRM campaign.

10.11am Friday 7th June 2013

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Members of the Yorkshire Regiment enjoy a rest after performing at the unveiling of a commemorative bench at York Railway Station.

10.41am Wednesday 5th June 2013

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Olympic medal-winner Beth Tweddle visited York to share her sporting and studying experiences in the hope of inspiring others.

12.21pm Tuesday 4th June 2013

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Thousand took part in the Race For Life event at York's Knavesmire.

3.43pm Monday 3rd June 2013

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Lorna Sergeant, manager of York Art Gallery, stands under the Victorian wooden roof which has been revealed during the gallery's facelift.

11.04am Friday 31st May 2013

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Princess Anne presents medals to troops at Imphal Barracks, York.

9.49am Thursday 30th May 2013

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Buskers from around the world took to the streets of York for the city’s annual Buskival festival.

12.11pm Monday 27th May 2013

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Cheering crowds lined the streets of York to welcome 300 of the city’s soldiers home following their latest tour of Afghanistan.

10.59am Saturday 25th May 2013

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Veterans of one of the Second World War’s most important allied victories gathered at York Minster to remember the thousands of comrades who lost their lives.

3.49pm Thursday 23rd May 2013

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10.02am Friday 17th May 2013

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Students from Askham Bryan College measure trees in York's Museum Gardens

10.52am Thursday 16th May 2013

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Helen Rook polishes up the Quipco Yorkshire Cup as York Racecourse prepares for the first day of the new season.

10.11am Wednesday 15th May 2013

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The new Miss York, Marayann Cunningham, takes a stroll through the city.

9.23am Tuesday 14th May 2013

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Zoe Roberts, of the National Railway Museum, with a Lego mosaic created by visitors to the museum.

10.06am Thursday 9th May 2013

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Normandy Veterans' Association remember their comrades at an annual ceremony in York's Memorial Gardens.

10.33am Wednesday 8th May 2013

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Pupils from Nun Monkton Primary School celebrate May Day around the maypole.

9.44am Thursday 2nd May 2013

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Artists covered up Leeman Road tunnel in York with wallpaper. Throughout the week, artist and designer Deborah Bowness hung her distinctive wallpaper up at sites around the city.

1.52pm Tuesday 30th April 2013

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Fire-breather Andrew Sumpton launches the York Buskival with Coun Sonja Crisp

10.14am Saturday 27th April 2013

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Wallace and Gromit visit York as part of Visit England's Great Adventure campaign to champion holidaying at home.

9.23am Saturday 27th April 2013

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Matthew Smith of Brighter Blooms, Preston, arranges his Tulips From Amsterdam design at The Harrogate Spring Flower Show.

9.47am Thursday 25th April 2013

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The Heavy Cavalry and Cambrai Bank entertains visitors in York's Museum Gardens before the soldiers of the 4th Regiment Royal Artillery fire the gun salute in honour of the Queen's 87th birthday.

10.17am Tuesday 23rd April 2013

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A hundred mods and rockers took part in a ride across North Yorkshire to help Normandy Veterans return to France for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

2.29pm Monday 22nd April 2013

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Hundreds of Scouts and Guides marched through York for the city’s annual St George’s Day celebrations.

2.30pm Monday 22nd April 2013

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Firefighter Dave Thompson who found his lost cat, Salem, when he was called to a garage fire in Rawcliffe, York.

10.49am Friday 19th April 2013

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Dr John Sentamu baptises Isabella Harcus McDonald outside St Michael Le Belfrey Church in York

11.38am Monday 1st April 2013

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The Good Friday walk of witness passes through St Helen’s Square

9.22am Saturday 30th March 2013

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Maisie Thackway and her grandma Patsy with the huge egg, measuring over 8 inches in circumference, laid by Mollie, the Black Maran hen.

10.15am Wednesday 27th March 2013

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Members lf the cast of Cirque Mother Africa brave the winter chill to promote their Grand Opera House show.

10.12am Wednesday 27th March 2013

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Carolyn Bales from Malton celebrates with the trophy after riding her horse Woteva to victory in the Kiplingcotes Derby in Market Weighton

12.24pm Friday 22nd March 2013

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An edition of The Press which reported on celebrations to mark York’s 800th anniversary went into a time capsule to be buried in the city walls.

3.38pm Monday 18th March 2013

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A gingerbread man races down Shambles in York as the city prepares to take part in Red Nose Day fun.

9.37am Thursday 14th March 2013

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8.10am Friday 8th March 2013

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Laura Jamieson of Askham Bryan College with a baby lamb as the college prepares for its popular Lambing Day event.

10.30am Thursday 7th March 2013

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Nigel Worthington is appointed as manager of York City

1.10pm Tuesday 5th March 2013

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Rosie Hunt with a plaster cast of her face which will feature at a Comic Relief event at the Golden Fleece

10.41am Saturday 2nd March 2013

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Suzy Brown with one of her Beatles posters. It is fifty years since The Beatles last played in York.

8.54am Saturday 2nd March 2013

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Neil Irving celebrates after winning the Terry's chocolate orange eating challenge held at Goddards in York.

10.40am Friday 1st March 2013

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The 2013 Jorvik Viking Festival came to a fiery end.

1.01pm Monday 25th February 2013

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Master stonemason Paul Deamer at York Minster

9.52am Wednesday 20th February 2013

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Warriors take to the streets of York as part of the annual Viking Festival. Pictured are Sigwulf and Fastwulf, or Neil Tattersal and Stuart Perry.

10.41am Tuesday 19th February 2013

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Vicky Harrison, collections manager at York Minster, with the Horn of Ulf, a ceremonial drinking horn, which will be unveiled as part of the 2013 Jorvik Viking Festival.

9.58am Thursday 14th February 2013

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David Hockney received an honorary docrorate from the University of York to mark its 50th birthday.

9.58am Wednesday 13th February 2013

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Chart-topping star Rita Ora wowed the crowds at York Barbican.

9.57am Wednesday 13th February 2013

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Sam, six, took part in a pancake race at York's Holgate windmill.

11.35am Tuesday 12th February 2013

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Animals and large birds invaded the centre of York as the city’s student community staged the annual University of York Rag Parade.

1.52pm Monday 11th February 2013

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Hundreds gathered at York Minster to remember Jamie Inglis

12.26pm Saturday 9th February 2013

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Tuba players, from left, Craig Brown, Richard Wilton, Kate Lock, Peter Scott, John Stewart, Chris Jilbert and Darryl Rayner get in some practice ahead of the world-record attempt for the largest tuba ensemble at York Racecourse.

9.58am Wednesday 6th February 2013

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Thousands joined in the fun as York Art Gallery held a huge open day ahead of its £8 million refurbishment.

1.46pm Monday 4th February 2013

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'Tree dweller' Hannah Meakin who was a model (for artist Charlotte Francis- Sutton) in the Face and Body Painting section of the York College Hair and Beauty competition staged in the Knavesmire stand at York Racecourse.

10.09am Wednesday 30th January 2013

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Viking Frigga Boardotter (Colleen Davanney), of the Jorvik Viking Centre, who is in the running to become Visit England’s Tourism Superstar

10.36am Tuesday 29th January 2013

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Gaby Lees outside York Art Gallery with her knitted pigeon, which will be part of the Yarn Bomb event next weekend.

11.12am Tuesday 29th January 2013

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Helen Ridge, organiser of the Holocaust Memorial Day event, at Clifford's Tower in York.

10.51am Tuesday 29th January 2013

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Doreen Lawrence, mother of murdered teenager, Stephen Lawrence, receives her honourary degree from the University of York.

10.40am Tuesday 29th January 2013

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Velvet the baby zebra plays in the snow for the first time at Flamingo Land Zoo.

11.02am Friday 25th January 2013

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A workman clears snow from the pathways in York's Museum Gardens in front of the backdrop of the ruins of St Mary's Abbey.

10.37am Tuesday 22nd January 2013

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Rail Minister Simon Burns visited York to see construction of a new rail operating centre and workforce development centre on a triangle of land near York Railway Station.

12.28pm Thursday 17th January 2013

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Miles Morrison, sone of Steve Morrison, organiser of the York Ukulele Festival, plays a ukulele in Goodramgate, York.

10.53am Tuesday 15th January 2013

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Budding contemporary artist Andrew Leigh with his work, Imperfections, made of rusted steel casts, which is on show at the New Schoolhouse Gallery on Peasholme Green.

10.40am Friday 11th January 2013

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Robert Wake with one of the horses from an Edwardian Gilligan's Galloping Carousel roundabout in York Castle Museum’s Kirkgate area.

8.33am Thursday 10th January 2013

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A City of York Council workman hoses down cobbles at King's Staith in York after the river level fell.

9.28am Wednesday 9th January 2013

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Hannah Cockroft and Mike Tomlinson, foreground, with other celebrities at the launch of the Yorkshire Marathon. From left, actor Billy Pearce, ex-footballer Danny Mills, artist Ashley Jackson, actress Claire King, TV presenter Harry Gration, ex-footballer

9.32am Wednesday 9th January 2013

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Is this the UK's oldest cat? Margaret the moggie, from Stamford Bridge, prepares to celebrate her 25th birthday.

10.04am Tuesday 8th January 2013

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Jess, nine, among Canopic jars at the at the Yorkshire Museum.

10.31am Saturday 5th January 2013

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Foxhounds sniff the air as the Derwent Hunt arrives at The Hall, in Thornton-le-Dale on New Year's Day.

4.53pm Wednesday 2nd January 2013

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Revellers outside York Minster celebrate the beginning of 2013.

4.55pm Wednesday 2nd January 2013

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