• County call-up for York school captain

    Record-breaking double centurion Nick Kay today graduated to county cricket duty. The St Peter's School captain was named in the Leicestershire 2nd X1 to play against Yorkshire 2nds at Bingley. His call to Second X1 Championship arms comes less than a

  • Army protest goes to No 10

    THE Evening Press has taken the battle to save York's army HQ to the top. Coupons signed by almost 700 readers urging the Government not to close the divisional HQ at Imphal Barracks were delivered to 10 Downing Street by chief reporter Mike Laycock and

  • South Bank swat aside Beeswing

    All-round dominance steered South Bank Social Club into the final of the Interworks competition at the expense of Beeswing. The powerful South Bank ranks beat their rivals 22-10 to earn a crack against McKechnie Plastics, conquerors of Three Tuns, in

  • Dominelle to knock spots off her rivals

    Racing by Tom O'Ryan Tim Easterby, who saddled two winners at York last week, has his horses jumping out of their skins, and the Great Habton trainer can prove the point at Newcastle tomorrow. Easterby saddles Dominelle in the Brandling House Distaff

  • Young Yorks athletes jump to it

    Young athletes from across the region were ordered to hop, skip and jump to it. Nearly 160 budding Daley Thompsons from schools across Yorkshire were put through their paces by soldiers at Huntington Stadium, York. The stadium played host to the British

  • Nail-biting promotion for York City Ladies

    Victory for Leeds has led to the joy of promotion for York City Ladies Football Club. The City Ladies have been promoted to the new Northern Combination League in the wake of their strong finish to last season which bagged fifth place in the Yorkshire

  • Head injury could rule out York RL play-maker

    PLAY-MAKER Lee Hanlan may be out of York Rugby League Club's top-of-the-table clash with Oldham. Coach Dean Robinson was today awaiting further information concerning the head injury suffered by the stand-off in Sunday's 29-8 victory over Doncaster Dragons

  • Imran Khan to drop in for lunch

    Cricket legend Imran Khan is to visit the new £500,000 Jinnah Restaurant on the A64 at Flaxton, between York and Malton. The former Pakistan captain, now a leading political figure in his native country, will stop off at the new restaurant - formerly

  • York bridge divers get warning

    Teenagers who dice with death by jumping from a railway bridge into the River Ouse are being warned they are also breaking the law. The message from police and river officials comes after two youths were arrested after diving from Nether Poppleton Bridge

  • Encore for Wigginton's blooming good show

    The green-fingered folk of Wigginton had some blooming good news today. The community was top of its class in the spring round of judging in the Yorkshire in Bloom competition. Wigginton was awarded 79 points to finish top in the urban community class

  • Pylons blight on Vale of York house prices

    The controversial 50-mile line of giant electricity pylons planned for the Vale of York will wipe millions of pounds from the value of houses in the area, it was claimed today. Anti-pylons pressure group REVOLT claims up to 2,000 properties in and around

  • Free kicks mean free meals at restaurant

    Hungry England football fans starved of success on the pitch and in the kitchen could have cause for a double celebration this summer. The Blue Bicycle restaurant, in Fossgate, York, is offering all diners during the World Cup finals a chance of free

  • Mansion House to get £170,000 overhaul

    York's "shabby" Mansion House is to be transformed back into a place of elegance and style - thanks to a £170,000 refurbishment. York Civic Trust is to underwrite a major scheme to clean and restore paintings, fit new carpets and redecorate the 18th Century

  • Ryan has last laugh against Glamorgan

    Yorkshire Cricket by David Warner Ryan Sidebottom paid the Cardiff boo-boys back for their taunts by grabbing an amazing four wickets in five balls to turn the tables on Glamorgan and bring high-flying Yorkshire victory by 37 runs in the AXA League yesterday

  • Business Link North Yorkshire

    If you are interested in any of the following contracts, contact the Business Link Information Centre at Business Link North Yorkshire Ltd, Arabesque House, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York YO3 9GZ, Tel: 01904 686000. Italy-Cremona: Oil deal. The Italians

  • Brewer banks on new bars

    A £4.5 million investment in Yorkshire over the past six months has brought rewards to north-east brewer Camerons. The investments, consisting of two restaurants in Scarborough, a caf bar in Harrogate and a restaurant-pub in York were all successful and

  • Frozen food giant keeps cool

    Frozen food giant Dalepak is ploughing £2.5 million into improving its North Yorkshire factory. The project, to be completed by November, is the final phase of a £7.5 million refurbishment of the site at Leeming Bar, near Northallerton. Upgrades at the

  • New HQ for printer services company

    Work has begun on building a new £1.3 million complex for printer services company Express Terminals on the Ripon Campus Business Park at the University College of Ripon & York St John - a venture which could eventually generate up to 50 new jobs.

  • Knifepoint rape fiend is hunted

    Police were today continuing to search a beauty spot where a woman was raped at knifepoint. They say the 37-year-old Harrogate woman is severely distressed. Police said the rapist was aged between 25-30, white, around 5ft 10in, of athletic build, with

  • More shops for York site

    ANOTHER shopping venture - a £9 million scheme - is to be built on the rapidly-growing Monks Cross estate on the outskirts of York. The retail centre on three acres between Sainsbury's and the massive £90 million Monks Cross Shopping Park near Asda is

  • Police trying to trace stolen jewels owners

    Railway police in York have launched an urgent appeal to trace the owners of more than 100 pieces of jewellery. The cache, including 58 necklace and bracelet chains, watches, rings, cigarette cases, lockets, knives, pendants, brooches and cufflinks, is