• Lupe hole for flying filly

    Racing from Tom O'Ryan Enchant, who opened her account at Chester earlier this month, can cope with the step up in class at Goodwood tomorrow. The three-year-old filly, trained at Newmarket by Michael Stoute, is set to contest the featured Tripleprint

  • Fearn earns title with thumping victory

    York amateur boxer Graham Fearn clinched a national title in convincing style. Fearn punched his way to the National Novice Amateur Boxing Association Light Welterweight crown with a 41-23 computerised points victory over P Hughes, representing Southern

  • Staff are on the wagon

    Ready to roll! Twenty new employees have just joined carriagemakers Thrall Europa, bringing the total on the payroll so far to 130. Apart from one or two key posts, the workforce is in place on the vast site in Holgate Road, York. The huge production

  • York pupils facing classes of nearly 40

    Youngsters at a popular York primary school face being taught in a class of nearly 40 next year. The situation at Lord Deramore's Primary School, in Heslington, contrasts with that at Carr Infant School in Acomb, where a quarter of the staff are facing

  • Battle of green belt for high-tech factories

    A developer has called for green belt land at Monks Cross to be turned into a massive technology park generating about 2,500 jobs. Peter Smith, co-director of developers Huntington Ltd, wants City of York Council to lift the building ban on 87 acres of

  • Don't let them outnumber us - plea to fans

    York Rugby League Club are bracing themselves against the roar of the Roughyeds. The second-placed Wasps put their four game winning run on the line against third-placed Oldham on Sunday in the Second Division match of the day. The Roughyeds, re-born

  • Shattered dream!

    Former York City star Gordon Staniforth is facing up to life out of work after being sacked from his dream job with Premiership Leeds United. The one-time record signing for the Minstermen admitted to being 'stunned and shocked' after he was dismissed

  • New life for old works

    An old tram shed surrounded by an overgrown garden has become the focus of an ambitious community initiative. The Moss Street depot in York will be transformed into a multi-purpose centre with activity and meeting space for all levels of the local community

  • Fred sweeps into retirement

    A cleaner who has swept the streets of York daily for 15 years after officially retiring will have to make do with the housework instead when he puts down his brush for the last time at the end of the month aged 80. Fred Stewart left Rowntrees, where

  • Owners left shell-shocked by snails' pace

    It will be a case of "ready, steady, slow" for a world record attempt with a difference in York this weekend. In France they may eat snails but at Acorn Rugby League Club they would rather just look at 'em go...even if it takes all day. The sports and

  • When 'Parkie' Bell ruled stately Rowntree Park...

    It arose out of the carnage of the First World War - and it has provided innocent pleasure for generations of children ever since. The Rowntree family, who had lost so many of their factory workers in the battlefields of France and Belgium, wanted to

  • York park hits £1.3m jackpot

    Rowntree Park is to be restored to its former glory after York hit the lottery jackpot for the SIXTH time in a year. The Heritage Lottery Fund announced today it is giving £1.3 million towards a scheme to bring the park back to the splendour of its pre-war