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  • Rachel steps out as line-dancing queen

    Yeehah! Rachael McEnaney has been crowned queen of the line-dancing world after competing at the very highest level in Nashville, Tennessee. The Stamford Bridge teenager spent last year climbing through the ranks of the United Country Western Dance Council

  • Son of prison service boss on attack charge

    Prison Service director general Martin Narey The son of the head of the Prison Service - a student at York University - has been charged with assaulting a police officer. James Martin Narey, the son of Prison Service director general Martin Narey, could

  • York traffic plans go back to drawing board

    Controversial plans to move queuing traffic and to give buses priority on a York road are being reconsidered. The scheme, to place extra sets of traffic lights along Shipton Road and Bootham, install bus priority lanes and ban right turns on to Bootham

  • The ups and downs of rural living...

    A house next to the site of a proposed cattery is soon to be demolished and rebuilt... proving it, too, has nine lives. While an extension was being built at Rose Cottage, Rillington, near Malton, it was discovered that an old well more than five metres

  • Scam tugs at heart strings

    Continental con artists are trying to trick North Yorkshire residents with a postal scam designed to tug at the heartstrings. Trading standards officer Richard Flinton with one of the first aid kits sent to North Yorkshire residents from the Netherlands

  • Rugby: McTigue set for surprise Wasps debut

    Great Britain amateur international Lee McTigue could be in line for a sensational York Wasps debut on Sunday. TIGER McTIGUE: Lee McTigue who could find himself lining up for York at Rochdale on Sunday The New Earswick All Blacks second rower has not

  • Football: Mixed news on City injuries

    York City manager Neil Thompson had mixed news on the injury front today ahead of Saturday's trip to Rochdale, writes Dave Stanford. Thompson, who missed Tuesday night's 2-2 draw at Darlington with a calf injury, rated himself very doubtful while confirming

  • Feet of magic

    Nashville, Tennessee, is to line-dancers what Wembley is to footballers. Simply to compete in the home of American country and western is a dream come true. But Rachael McEnaney did better than that. The Stamford Bridge teenager took on the Americans

  • Yorkshire fury over 'attack' on Carrick

    Furious Yorkshire County Cricket Club are demanding an apology from a national newspaper for what they see as "an attack on the memory" of former captain Phil Carrick whose funeral service was being held at Bradford Cathedral today, writes David Warner

  • Rugby: Acorn find life hard at the top of the tree

    Life is proving tough at the top for struggling York Acorn who face another of the National Conference second division's leading clubs on Saturday. They entertain second placed West Bowling at Thanet Road, just a week after suffering a comprehensive defeat

  • A vertical hold on criminals

    A security system developed by tuned-in television repair men James Spencer and Andrew Haworth has had its first big success. Julie Mett, owner of the Riverside Hotel, in York, with the "black box" closed-circuit TV security system which has been developed

  • January 18th, 2000

    Prescott praises bid to create prosperity Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott has given his blessing to Yorkshire Forward's ten-year strategy to make the region more prosperous. Computer company braced for multi-million dollar contracts Having come to

  • January 20th, 2000

    Rugby: McTigue set for surprise Wasps debut Great Britain amateur international Lee McTigue could be in line for a sensational York Wasps debut on Sunday. Fencing: Coach makes his point in Merlin victory York Fencing Club's newest coach Chris Butterworth

  • January 20th, 2000

    Getting tough with tearaways The British justice system has been slow to respond to the rise in youth crime. It has long been clear that the courts lacked the powers to deal with a hard core of young offenders. Converted for the new archive on 30 June

  • Great British rip-offs

    It has been made clear by several Government and Opposition figures that, if we are to have a health service as good as those operating in the Netherlands, Germany and France, the public will have to fund it through higher taxation. Our European partners

  • Treasure our libraries

    I am amazed that in this new century which marks 2,000 years of Christianity that there is a proposal to change our library system. In the past as the growth of Christian literature spread, libraries were attached to churches. The Byzantine (fourth century

  • Julian Cole

    For some reason I find myself in disagreement with our august leader writer (that's him, two screens along) over plans to prevent car owners from moving into a new housing development in York. City of York Council wants motorists to be banned from applying

  • Model village homes storm

    EDAW's Metcalfe Lane, Osbaldwick, which features a wide street and elongated village green PRP Architects' design for New Osbaldwick, which would be grouped into four neighbourhoods Four futuristic plans for a new village on York's outskirts were unveiled

  • Cricketers mourn former captain Carrick

    Arnie Sidebottom and Geoff Cope help to carry Phil Carrick's coffin into church today Cricket stars past and present were among mourners who packed Bradford Cathedral today at the funeral service of former Yorkshire captain Phil Carrick. Yorkshire cricket

  • January 20th, 2000

    Volunteers running Yearsley pool is bad idea What a cheek! I was amazed to read your article covering York leisure services' suggestion that they are contemplating setting up a community trust to run Yearsley pool (January 17). Great British rip-offs

  • Man jailed after three attacks

    A York man who broke a motoring ban six times in four weeks and attacked three people while driving around the city has been jailed for six months, the maximum sentence possible, and banned from driving for three years. Daran Mark Connors, 30, also punched

  • Show set to be a monster hit

    Corina Inverno, marketing officer at the Yorkshire Museum, prepares to become this Tyrannosaurus Rex's next meal! But don't worry, dinosaurs are not walking the earth again. This photograph was digitally enhanced by Evening Press photographer Frank Dwyer

  • Students face revamp of A-levels

    The traditional choice of taking three two-year A-level courses for sixth-form students is to change from this September. The Government wants students to be given the chance to study more subjects or to combine academic and vocational qualifications,

  • Fencing: Coach makes his point in Merlin victory

    PUTTING INTO PRACTICE: Chris Butterworth, who put his coaching theories into practice when he won York Fencing Club's Merlin Cup York Fencing Club's newest coach Chris Butterworth used much of his tactical and technical knowledge to scoop the prestigious

  • Getting tough with tearaways

    The British justice system has been slow to respond to the rise in youth crime. It has long been clear that the courts lacked the powers to deal with a hard core of young offenders. York's unhappy experience of the single-handed teenage crimewave known

  • Hores Racing: Count on McCoy to triumph for Easterby

    Tony McCoy, who continued his remarkable high-scoring form by completing a hat-trick at Huntingdon yesterday, has been snapped-up by Mick Easterby to partner one of his rare Ascot raiders tomorrow. The Sheriff Hutton trainer sends Banker Count on the

  • Tennis: Poppleton members see the light

    Members of Poppleton Lawn Tennis Club are finally seeing the light. Work on the club's new £36,000 floodlights has been completed and courts four, five and six are now illuminated with county standard lighting. Years of planning finally came to fruition

  • January 20th, 2000

    York traffic plans go back to drawing board Traffic plans go back to drawing board Controversial plans to move queuing traffic and to give buses priority on a York road are being reconsidered. Model village homes storm Four futuristic plans for a new

  • Volunteers running Yearsley pool is bad idea

    What a cheek! I was amazed to read your article covering York leisure services' suggestion that they are contemplating setting up a community trust to run Yearsley pool (January 17). I cannot believe that people who we elect to ensure our community is

  • Nice big earner

    With reference to the letter from Keith Smith (Evening Press, January 12), I am fully aware that money for the Millennium celebrations would have come from the public purse. I am also aware that other authorities made provision for this. If City of York