• Boardroom 'bust-up' denied

    Directors of York Rugby League Club today moved to quash reports of a boardroom split. The Wasps board have not held a meeting for six weeks and sources close to the club claimed that two distinct factions have emerged at director level. The Evening Press

  • Mine's half a shandy, but don't broadcast it

    It's a case of "air time gentlemen, please" at a York pub which has launched its very own radio station. A state-of-the-art studio has been built in the basement of The Shoulder of Mutton, Heworth Green. When Pub-Net Radio goes on air in August, it will

  • Tom's reaching for the stars under the stars under the sea

    Tom Whittaker became the first disabled climber to scale Everest. Now he is set to plumb the depths of the ocean before facing the final frontier - space. The York-born adventurer, who first developed an interest in outdoor pursuits while growing up in

  • Bite of the World Cup action for Larraine

    Sandwich seller Larraine Lions has secured a slice of the World Cup action by winning tickets to watch England's vital match against Colombia in France tonight. Larraine and her boyfriend, Ian Randles, were today heading for Lens, Northern France, after

  • Predictably it's sound sense to listen in

    Things don't always go according to plan. Just ask Glenn Hoddle, or for that matter Graham Taylor, or Bobby Robson, or even Ron Greenwood. My original plan was to be installed on the couch with a supply of refreshments and watch my 'second country', the

  • Europe's top prize is Leonato's target

    Racing by Tom O'Ryan Trainer David Evans and jockey John Egan who combined forces to complete a hat-trick of wins at Chester on Wednesday night, can hit the jackpot at Newcastle tomorrow by capturing the richest two mile handicap in Europe with Leonato

  • Vaughan to lead University challenge

    Yorkshire Cricket by David Warner Salford-born Michael Vaughan will become the modern day Lord Hawke tomorrow when he captains Yorkshire in the three-day match against Cambridge University at Headingley. Vaughan, 23, gets his first chance to lead Yorkshire

  • Railtrack saves the York Mystery Plays

    The York Mystery Plays have been "saved" - after a company stepped in to provide a warehouse to store its extraordinary scenery. The news follows a recent appeal by organisers to Evening Press readers for warehouse space to store wagons - which are to

  • Richard's Countdown to mayor-making

    It's the brunt of everyone's jokes - but the residents of Wetwang have got their own back. Following a comment by Countdown host Richard Whiteley, live on air, that he wouldn't mind being mayor of the tiny village, residents have challenged him to take

  • Tears for York cancer girl Chloe

    A school garden devoted to two terminally ill York nursery pupils opened as one of the little girls it was created for was close to death. Rebecca and Billy Condren stayed by the side of their dying daughter, four-year-old Chloe, when the Reflective Garden

  • Caged fox cubs fury

    A North Yorkshire hunt was at the centre of a cruelty probe today after the discovery of two fox cubs in an artificial den. The RSPCA and the Masters of Fox Hounds Association have launched separate inquiries following the find on what the RSPCA says