• Heworth go to the top

    A fine bowling spell by spinner Mark Bell, who claimed 6 for 26, took Heworth to the top of the Costcutter York Senior League's Premier Division when they beat local rivals Osbaldwick by 51 runs to leave their opponents languishing at the foot of the

  • Dragon-slayers

    Doncaster 8, York 29 Away trippers York Rugby League Club are on the up. The Wasps surged into second place in division two behind league leaders Bramley with a clinical dismissal of basement dwellers Doncaster Dragons. And their 29-8 Belle Vue victory

  • Samways released

    Star goalkeeper Mark Samways heads the list of players released by York City. Besides the shot-stopper, strikers Gary Bull and Marco Gabbiadini, winger Richard Alderson and defender Paddy Atkinson have all been let go. But it is the departure of Samways

  • Glider club wings in to settle a soar point

    A multi-thousand pound effort to hush noisy aircraft has been welcomed by neighbours of an airfield. Rufforth residents' pleas to cut engine noise of planes at the local aerodrome have not fallen on deaf ears. York Gliding Centre has spent an extra £3,000

  • Over 400 women join York Race For Life

    The baseball caps and cycling shorts were out in force yesterday for the Women's Race for Life at Knavesmire. On a sweltering day, more than four hundred women ran to raise money for research into cancers which affect women. A local fitness instructor

  • Where there's mud there's brass, Roddy

    An inventor is set to become a millionaire after proving that where there is mucky footwear there's brass. The world is now beating a path to the Malton door of businessman Roddy Hall, 40, whose sudden brainwave Mudbuster invention is set to make him

  • Fears for Brideshead landmark

    One of North Yorkshire's most beautiful stately homes appears on an English Heritage register of historic buildings which, it says, are at risk of crumbling away. Castle Howard, where the television series Brideshead Revisited was set, is among the 2,000

  • Sight of iguana is glass act

    When it comes to cooling down in the scorching sunshine, one creature has got it licked - Pudsley, the lager-swigging iguana. The 4ft South American lizard likes nothing better than sharing a swift pint with his owner, Sue Farley, at their local at Selby

  • York warning on serial rapist

    York women heading for a seaside resort were warned today to be on their guard as fears grow that a serial rapist is on the loose. Detectives at Scarborough have launched a manhunt after a woman was raped in the town early yesterday - at the same spot

  • Classy Kieren in top form

    Racing from Tom O'Ryan Kieren Fallon, who was in blistering form at Ripon yesterday when riding a 104-1 four-timer, which included our 3-1 nap selection First Maite, can do this column another good turn at Beverley tomorrow. The champion jockey teams-up

  • Wasps are on the up

    Basic instincts are behind York Rugby League Club's rise to the forefront of the Second Division scramble. Fiery prop forward Craig Booth revealed a "keep it simple" key to a four-game winning run which has thrust the Wasps into second place. The Wasps

  • Tykes win at a cost

    Yorkshire cricket from David Warner Yorkshire got their season back on course with an exciting victory by 11 runs over Northamptonshire at Northampton yesterday in the AXA League, but it was only achieved at a cost. In dashing for a second run as he went

  • Village school earns good report

    An East Yorkshire primary school provides a "supportive and caring" environment in which individuals are "respected and valued", according to inspectors. In their report, inspectors from the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) said pupils enjoy

  • Chloe says big thank you for all this

    Cancer victim Chloe Condren has enjoyed a fabulous trip to Disneyland Paris - thanks to hundreds of York fundraisers. Chloe, four, from Leeman Road, York, met Mickey Mouse, came face-to-face with Tweedledum and Tweedledee and even had breakfast with Minnie

  • Streets protest stays low-key

    Anti-car demonstrators marched through the centre of York before setting up a human road-block. But the major traffic snarl-ups that Reclaim the Streets protesters brought to York last year failed to materialise this time - because the activists chose