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What's in a (Yorkshire) place name?

Author Paul Chrystal with the Haxby - or Hakr's Farm - sign

PLACE names are fascinating. You can learn so much from them about our history, for a start. Take Haxby. The town is named after a Viking who once had a farm here. His name was Hacca or Hakr, and Haxby is 'Hakr's Farm' (that -'by' at the end of…

4:06pm Thursday 27 April 2017

Minikin, Brining, Smith... who next as Knights bring back youth system in huge boost for York RL

SUPER LEAGUE STRENGTH: York City Knights product Kriss Brining, now of Salford Red Devils, shoves off Doncaster’s George Milton in spectacular fashion during last year's clash at Bootham Crescent. Picture: Gordon Clayton

THE new-look York City Knights are going back to the future - by reinstating a high-class scholarship system.

6:27am Saturday 29 April 2017

BAEDEKER RAID 75th anniversary: ‘I’ll never forget the night Hitler’s Luftwaffe rained death on York’

Alan Amour, who recalls the night York was bombed by the Luftwaffe on April 29, 1942

Alan Amour was a teenage delivery boy at the time of the Baedeker blitz on York city centre 75 years ago tomorrow. He shares his memories with MAXINE GORDON

5:49pm Friday 28 April 2017

Delays in Bootham announcement

Bootham Park Hospital in York

HEALTH bosses will not confirm whether the delays in announcing the location of York’s new psychiatric hospital will have a knock on effect on the project.

6:00am Friday 28 April 2017

John Hughes

HUGHES John Peacefully on April 21st at Birchlands Care Home aged 98. Beloved husband of Betty, father of Tim and brother of Enid, stepfather of David and Peter. He was a much loved grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather. Funeral…

1:51am Friday 28 April 2017

MP’s push for transport funds for York

Julian Sturdy MP speaking at PMQs

YORK MP Julian Sturdy has used the last Prime Minister’s Questions before the election to push for transport investment.

4:25am Thursday 27 April 2017

City school opts to join York academy trust

City school opts to join York academy trust

A CITY primary is the latest school in York to convert to academy status and opt out of local authority control.

6:00am Thursday 27 April 2017

York City Knights confirm latest off-field appointment

York City Knights' new matchday manager, Chris Chatten

CHRIS CHATTEN, a sport, leisure and culture consultant, is the latest off-field appointment at York City Knights as matchday manager.

6:09am Wednesday 26 April 2017

Can we believe our politicans on NHS? (letter)

Your letters

THE chasm between political rhetoric and the real state of the NHS is now so wide it is difficult to believe anything any politician says on the subject.

7:50am Wednesday 26 April 2017

Glider pilot Christopher flies solo at just 14

Chris in a glider

A HIGH-FLYING teenager from York celebrated his 14th birthday in style - by taking to the skies for his first solo glider flight.

5:00am Tuesday 25 April 2017
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