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York's memorial to 'the greatest doctor of all time'

Stephanie Snow (left) and Geoff Snow at the unveiling of the new memorial to John Snow

IF you've walked through North Street Gardens in the last few days, you may have noticed an unusual memorial that has suddenly appeared there.

3:37pm Friday 24 March 2017

Students save man’s life in river rescue

RESCUE: Alex Lusty (left) and Matthew Sherring-Lucas at Queen's Staith             Picture: Frank Dwyer

A GROUP of students helped save a man’s life after a night out in the city turned into a dramatic river rescue.

4:00am Thursday 23 March 2017

Major new arts festival for York

Steve Brown, managing director of Make It York

A NEW international media arts festival will focus worldwide attention on York.

1:00pm Thursday 2 March 2017

Academic takes on Trust top job

(l-r) Current York Archaeological Trust  Chair, Terrence Suthers, with new Chair, Professor Anthony Robards OBE, together at one ofYork Archaeological Trust visitor attractions, DIG. Picture Frank Dwyer.

THE former head of a cancer charity has been named as the new chairman of the York Archaeological Trust.

6:00am Thursday 23 February 2017

£23.7 million government boost will help support York Central plans

Part of the York Central site

A GOVERNMENT cash boost of £23.7 million for York, North Yorkshire and East Riding will "create jobs, support businesses and encourage growth".

5:35pm Monday 23 January 2017

Theatre Mill to stage Frankenstein Revelations at York Medical Society

The Monster and Richard Keightley, as Victor Frankenstein, in Theatre Mill's Frankenstein Revelations. Picture: Tom Jacksoni

YORK Medical Society is approached via an alleyway off Stonegate. A Victorian lamp looms over the front door, on which the door knocker is heavily imposing and a gold-plated sign denotes what lies inside.

11:07am Thursday 19 January 2017

Students win prizes at city awards ceremony

WINNERS: award winners with former student/guest speaker Claire Harrop in the foreground

STUDENTS from across York, North and East Yorkshire were rewarded for their hard work at a festive gathering.

6:00am Wednesday 4 January 2017

Goodbye to head teacher and historic city school: UPDATED, with old school photos

Lord Deramore’s School, School Lane, Heslington which will move to a new site on Friday 17 th February

A CHAPTER closes in the history of a popular York primary school today.

6:00am Friday 17 February 2017

UPDATED: GCSE and A-level league tables

FLASHBACK: Pupils at Fulford jumping for joy last summer are Eleanor Mason, Martha Pigg, Jane Fenwick, Emma Weeks & Faye McEvoy

YORK schools have come out on top in the region on GCSE and A-level performance across a number of measures in the league tables out today. The percentage of pupils at city schools gaining A*–C grades at GCSE in both English and maths was 68.5 per…

9:14am Thursday 19 January 2017

Planning fun for your family this half term

The finale display, held on the Eye of York, of the 30th York Viking Festival. Featured in the event were gods and demons and a battle between the armies of two gods in the story of Ragnarok the Norse legend of the end of the world. Picture David Harrison

VIKINGS, raccoons and miniature trains join the line-up of fun for the February half-term holiday.

6:00am Tuesday 14 February 2017
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