2014 in pictures

Freya Mawhinney from the Georgian Theatre Richmond, pictured with a basket of Ribston Pippin apples picked from the grandchild of the original 18th century tree at Ribston Hall near Knaresborough.

10.04am Thursday 28th August 2014

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Team Punch Bowl take on the Ice Bucket Challenge outside the pub in Stonegate, York; from left, Andy Hope, Fran Sage, Ruth Holder, Michelle Radford, Arron Goodwin, Laura Brown, Rob Beresford and Karl Sage.

11.51am Tuesday 26th August 2014

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Artist Dan Savage with the steel newts sculptures which are returning to the Vangarde shopping park.

10.31am Tuesday 19th August 2014

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A rider pulls a wheelie during the Elvington Max Out Speed and Wheelie Weekend.

10.29am Tuesday 19th August 2014

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Union Jacks wave proudly as the orchestra plays during the annual Proms Spectacular at Castle Howard near Malton.

10.24am Tuesday 19th August 2014

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Royal Dragoon Guards march through York City Centre.

1.00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

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A willow sculpture of acrobats, by Carole Beavis, on display at Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens.

11.38am Thursday 14th August 2014

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Angus McArthur, of the Snowhome design store, in Gillygate, with his Bile Beans T-shirt in a tin.

11.36am Thursday 14th August 2014

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Runners wore multi-coloured dreamcoats when they took part in an unusual fun run at Castle Howard.

3.41pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

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Paul Needham, of the Large Model Association, with his German World War One Hannibal monoplane model at Elvington Model Air Show.

3.42pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

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The Yorkshire Day procession makes its way over Lendal Bridge in York led by Peter Hindle.

10.05am Saturday 2nd August 2014

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Mike Love, of The Beach Boys, on stage at York Racecourse's Music Showcase.

10.40am Saturday 26th July 2014

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Twinkle Trotters the pig gets washed down following a pig race at the Farmer's Cart.

10.38am Saturday 26th July 2014

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Members of the Wind In The Willows cast outside York Theatre Royal, from left, Jonathan Race as Ratty, Martin Barass as Toad, Jacky Naylor as Mrs Badger and Robin Simpson as Mole.

11.57am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

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Rainbow over York Minster

10.24am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

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In the ring at the Great Yorkshire Show

10.26am Thursday 10th July 2014

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Tour de France riders pass through St Helen's Square

8.42am Wednesday 9th July 2014

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The Australian cast of Cis & Barniche which is being staged at York Theatre Royal to celebrate the 70th aniversary of the French Air Force arriving in York and the Grand Départ coming to the city. Pictured, from left, are Jo Morris, Mark Desebrock, Alin

10.48am Thursday 3rd July 2014

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A Second World War fighter aircraft 'lands' on top of the Theatre Royal in York to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival of French airmen in the city.

9.26am Saturday 28th June 2014

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11.05am Thursday 26th June 2014

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Cyclists bare all in the ninth annual York World Naked Bike Ride.

10.57am Saturday 21st June 2014

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TV presenter Dallas Campbell looks for signs of life as he visits Long Marston CE School to talk to pupils about The Big Bumblebee Discovery.

10.35am Friday 20th June 2014

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Sadie Parker, of the National Trust, hands out flowers to visitors, from left, Marcelle Williams and Diane Flower, in York, as part of a new initiative to highlight National Trust gardens in the region.

9.59am Friday 20th June 2014

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Holgate Windmill in York is decked out in bunting to mark the Tour de France Grand Depart.

9.57am Thursday 19th June 2014

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Tom Johnson, house steward at the Treasurer's House spots one of the ceramic sandwiches, part of the York Curiouser festival, in the garden of the National Trust property in York.

11.07am Wednesday 18th June 2014

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Competitors in the men's race are pictured at the start of the British Race Walking Grand Prix at York Sport Village

10.50am Monday 9th June 2014

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The only Spitfire still airworthy to have fought in the Battle of Britain thrilled the crowds at the Yorkshire Air Museum’s Thunder Day.

4.00pm Monday 2nd June 2014

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Danielle Goodhand, of Crumbs Cupcakery, with her vintage cupcake caravan which will be parked in Dean’s Park for the summer.

12.24pm Friday 30th May 2014

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Richard III's ‘funeral crown’ goes on display in York

3.41pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

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Pocklington town crier is taking on the world this summer in an international competition

10.50am Tuesday 27th May 2014

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Quilts inspired by the Tour de France on display at York's Quilt Museum and Gallery

8.22am Tuesday 27th May 2014

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Grayson Perry and Alan Measles visited York for an evening of teddy bear-themed events

2.55pm Friday 16th May 2014

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The Duke of York watches as members of the Pocklington School Combined Cadet Force aim their rifles before breaking into laughter when he was offered the chance to walk in front of the ranks.

10.58am Friday 9th May 2014

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From left, Tom Belt, Gary Ford, Stuart Hawkin and Sean Dunning with the mobile shed that they are taking on a 3,000 mile charity rally around Europe.

11.12am Friday 9th May 2014

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A display of wind sculptures on a stand at the Tockwith Food, Flower and Fun Day.

9.19am Tuesday 6th May 2014

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Ellie Mae Potter is crowned Miss York 2014

9.21am Tuesday 6th May 2014

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The Ebor Morris Men celebrate their 40th anniversary by dancing outside the Lord Collingwood pub in Poppleton.

11.05am Saturday 3rd May 2014

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THIS mother and her brood of 16 ducklings held up traffic in York after walking down the middle of Scarcroft Road. The feathered family were spotted yesterday morning by passersby Emilie Smeaton and Katie Philips, who herded the group towards Rowntree Pa

10.44am Saturday 3rd May 2014

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A drummer from St Andrew’s New Earswick Church Lads and Church Girls Brigade during the St George's Day parade through York

3.40pm Monday 28th April 2014

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Artist David Earl pictured with his mural in the garden of the Guy Fawkes Inn in York.

12.35pm Saturday 26th April 2014

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Chairman Jason McGill and director of communications Sophie Hicks celebrate York City's win over Bury at Bootham Crescent.

10.49am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

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Crowds gathered in York's Museum Gardens to watch the 21-gun salute to marl the 88th birthday of Her Majesty the Queen.

10.46am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

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Rob Clayton, of Deighton Lodge, cracked open 15 eggs containing double yolks.

10.44am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

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Andrew Thwaite and Linda Jameson of York Chocolate Story get to work on a giant Easter Egg.

12.27pm Friday 18th April 2014

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Sculptor Graham Anderton with life-size metal sculptures of cycles which are to feature at this year’s Harrogate Spring Flower Show.

2.33pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

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Richard III and , right, Henry VII engage in combat outside Monk Bar which now houses the Richard III Experience. Micklegate Bar houses the Henry VII Experience.

12.16pm Friday 4th April 2014

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No make-up selfies inspired Bradley Winters to undertake a 'just a sock' sprint on Knavesmire for charity.

11.47am Friday 4th April 2014

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Hannah Wade, from the Farmer's Cart, with tortoises Fred and Albert, who have found a new home there.

11.46am Friday 4th April 2014

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Former England football manager Steve McClaren joins Mike Tomlinson and representatives of the charities inolved in the launch of the Asda Foundation York 10k.

4.32pm Thursday 27th March 2014

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Adam Parker, of the Yorkshire Museum, with Shakespeare's First Folio which has gone on display to coincide with the York Literature Festival.

4.29pm Thursday 27th March 2014

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An arts and cultural festival has been launched to mark the start of the 100-day countdown to the Tour de France Grand Depart.

4.27pm Thursday 27th March 2014

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Firefighters at the new fire station in York; from left, crew manager Russ Welburn and firefighters Steve Howley and Andy Daw, with watch manager Carl Vinand.

11.12am Tuesday 25th March 2014

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Model Steph Wagstaff during a photo shoot organised by Stockport's School of Make Up at the Yorkshire Air Museum

11.08am Tuesday 25th March 2014

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The winner of the Kiplingcotes Derby, Tracey Corrigan, with her trophy. Her fiance Richard Mumford secured the runner-up spot.

11.51am Friday 21st March 2014

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Sainsbury staff Dan Atkinson, Shannon Pickering and Sharon Smith pictured with colleagues in Parliament Street during their fundraising for Sports Relief.

11.47am Friday 21st March 2014

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Richard Martin, director of Heritage Stone Access, carries out remedial repairs on the Central Tower at York Minster.

11.39am Friday 21st March 2014

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Fame The Musical comes to York. Members of the cast dance in front of Clifford's Tower.

10.37am Thursday 20th March 2014

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Harry Gration and Amy Garcia set off from York Racecourse on the next leg of their tandem challenge for Sport Relief.

3.08pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

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Vanessa Rose, descendant of Richard III, joined supporters of the Plantaganet Alliance to march through the city. They believe the King's remains should be buried in York.

10.42am Thursday 13th March 2014

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The Lord Mayor of York, Coun Julie Gunnell, and the Sheriff of York, Coun Brian Watson, prepare to raise the Commonwealth flag above the Mansion House.

12.46pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

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Cheryl Barrett and Sophie Mackinder, of Marie Curie Cancer Care, drum up support for its Tour de France Grand Depart fundraising campaign.

12.43pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

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A mum and her daughter enjoy the early spring sunshine in Dean's Park, York.

12.41pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

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Rachel Peatfield, girlfriend of missing York man Ben Clarkson, hands out leaflets in York city-centre with the help of friends.

12.38pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

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Laura Harris, of Askham Bryan College, holds a lamb ahead of the annual Lambing Sunday event.

12.32pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

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Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg visits Lambert Engineering in Tadcaster on his way to the party's spring conference at York Barbican.

12.27pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

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Two youngsters from Poppleton Road Primary School dressed as Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum to mark World Book Day.

10.04am Friday 7th March 2014

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Pyramid Gallery owner Terry Brett tries out Purpleman’s bike, chased by Purpleman, to promote an exhibition at the gallery to help children in Syria.

10.49am Thursday 6th March 2014

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Sarah Thompson and Andrew Porter of Hickory’s Road House, at Flaxton, with their pancake challenge tower

8.37am Tuesday 4th March 2014

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Brian Watmough sits in an Eastchurch Kitten replica as Grant Sparks starts the engine at The Yorkshire Air Museum.

10.18am Friday 28th February 2014

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The 30th Viking Festival was themed around Ragnarok, the Norse Sagas’ version of the end of the world.

1.25pm Friday 14th February 2014

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York Castle Museum believed it had unearthed the worst Valentine’s Day card in history.

1.23pm Friday 14th February 2014

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A specially designed headstone was being installed in York Cemetery in memory of Mark Addy's ancestors who lived in poverty in the city

1.24pm Friday 14th February 2014

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The Singing Chefs, from left, Ruby Clarke, Richard Wade and Chris Andrade, on the City Walls in York to promote the Yorkshire Hotel Show at York Racecourse.

10.25am Tuesday 11th February 2014

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Mallard, pulled by the Union of South Africa, is photographed by rail enthusiasts inYork Station before leaving for Shildon.

10.51am Thursday 6th February 2014

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Fiona Draper, manager of the York Quilt Museum, shows off a doll’s crib with a miniature Log Cabin patchwork quilt, part of the new exhibition at the museum.

10.55am Tuesday 28th January 2014

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Firefighters can only watch as a massive fire burns in a mountain of tyres at a recycling plant at Sherburn-in-Elmett, near York.

10.07am Friday 17th January 2014

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Royal Ballet tutor Michael Berkin at York College, working with dance students who will travel to London to perform The Dream (an interpretation of A Midsummer Night's Dream).

9.49am Tuesday 14th January 2014

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Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson forged a Yorkshire alliance with a teenage singer-songwriter from York as they teamed up on singing shoot-out The Voice.

3.47pm Monday 13th January 2014

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The York Book Fair returned to York Racecourse for the 12th time in as many years

3.46pm Monday 13th January 2014

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Liam Broadhead, Sam Harrison and Connor Stainthorpe jump over Derek Stainthorpe to celebrate getting places in this year’s Yorkshire Marathon. They are running in aid of the Great North Air Ambulance which saved the life of Connor's father Derek.

9.48am Friday 10th January 2014

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An angler takes the opportunity to do some fishing in floodwater next to his van on Queen's Staith, York.

9.05am Friday 10th January 2014

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Natalie McCaul, curator of archaeology at the Yorkshire Museum, with a Viking neck ring, part of the Bedale Hoard. An appeal has been launched to keep the Viking treasure in North Yorkshire.

10.54am Thursday 9th January 2014

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Tom Longridge, gardener at Beningbrough Hall, with the Duke of Cambridge variegated oak planted by the last Duke to hold the title in 1898. It has been identified as a "champion" tree in the national Tree Register.

10.53am Wednesday 8th January 2014

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Mike Tomlinson launches the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon 2014

12.19pm Tuesday 7th January 2014

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Revellers see in the New Year at York Minster

12.27pm Tuesday 7th January 2014

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12.42pm Tuesday 7th January 2014

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