• Three vehicle crash on A59

    THREE vehicles have crashed on the A59 between York and Harrogate this evening, causing delays for rush hour traffic. North Yorkshire Police tweeted that the collision happened at 5.20pm on the road from Goldsborough towards the A1(M) at Allerton

  • £400,000 fake watch operation stopped

    North Yorkshire trading standards officers have tracked down and stopped a £400,000 fake watches operation. They confiscated nearly 1,000 fake watches that had been imported from the Far East intended for sale under fake trademarks. The businessman

  • Police hunt for wanted man

    A TEENAGER wanted in connection with a serious assault is still on the run. North Yorkshire Police launched an appeal last month to find 18-year-old Luke Gibson, but the firce say he's unfortunately still at large. A police spokesman said:

  • Crews called as tumble dryer causes kitchen fire in York

    FIRE crews were called to an incident involving a tumble dryer which lead to a blaze in a domestic property in York earlier today (January 13). Crews from York and Huntington were called to deal with a tumble dryer on fire in a domestic property

  • Family in desperate plea to find out what happened to Lizzie

    THE mother of a teenage girl who lost her life 22 years ago says she wants help solving the mystery of her daughter's death. Lizzie Gilmour, of St Stephen’s Road, Acomb, was found on a dark and isolated stretch of the on York’s outer ring road,

  • Sporting VIP drops in at school

    PUPILS at one school got to meet a sport coaching great in class. Olympic rugby coach, Euan Mackintosh visited The Mount School York on Wednesday, spending the day meeting with pupils and staff and sharing his experiences as an Olympic rugby coach

  • This school is set to get a £1.9 million upgrade

    WORK is to start in the summer on a £1.9million upgrade at a school in York. Planners confirmed approval of the scheme at Danesgate Community School just before Christmas as part of a £2.7million scheme, which will also see improvements to Applefields

  • Covid case rate in York drops by 50

    YORK'S weekly recorded Covid-19 rate has dropped by 50 - but more cases continue to be recorded in the area. The latest data from Public Health England (PHE) shows that the city's rate has dropped by 50, taking it to 1,564.8 cases per 100,000 population

  • 'Star bathing' offer as popular festival returns

    STAR bathing is among the new events on offer at a popular festival next month. An astrophysicist turned Zen teacher is bringing his star bathing experience to this February’s Dark Skies Festival, with organisers saying it is one of several new

  • York City Knights to face 'some of country's best players'

    YORK City Knights will be up against "some of the best players in the country" when they take on Castleford Tigers this weekend. That was the view of York head coach James Ford, whose side close out their pre-season friendly matches against the

  • Four Covid patients in ICU as numbers rise again

    YORK and Scarborough hospitals are now treating 148 patients with Covid - one of the highest figures of the current Omicron wave - with four in intensive care. York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust published the latest number

  • Award-winning Thai restaurant chain to open in town

    A POPULAR Thai restaurant chain is to open its first outpost in North Yorkshire. The award-winning Thai restaurant group Giggling Squid, which has 42 eateries across the UK, will open in Harrogate this spring. A spokesperson said the restaurant

  • Supermarket reveals plans to shut York store

    A FOOD store in York has revealed plans to close one of its city branches.  Iceland intends to shut its Clifton Moor shop for good on February 12 after nine years of trading. The supermarket chain announced the news to customers on signs at

  • National choir set to open in York this month

    A NATIONAL choir, recently seen on ITV’s Royal Variety Performance, is launching a new branch in York this month. Described by BBC Radio as the "UK’s most exciting non-audition pop choir", Some Voices is "excited" to be starting rehearsals in York

  • Arsonist to pay woman £1,000

    An arsonist must pay a woman £1,000 for burning some of her property. York Magistrates Court heard that Andrew Christopher Shaw destroyed items which had sentimental value for the victim. He also burned some of her clothes. Shaw, 43, of Friars

  • York-based train firm looking to inspire 'Tomorrow's Talent'

    A YORK-BASED train firm is aiming to inspire the next generation of rail industry employees about the world of work with the return of a work experience programme. The 'Tomorrow's Talent' initiative, set up by London North Eastern Railway (LNER

  • Major road reopens after crash

    UPDATED 11.45AM: The road has fully reopened and traffic is returning to normal.   A MAJOR road is currently partially closed after a crash. The A1(M) has one lane closed with slow traffic due to an accident in the southbound carriageway

  • York ranks in top 10 most unhappy places in UK

    AHEAD of 'Blue Monday', York has ranked in the top 10 unhappiest places in the UK, according to new research on sunlight hours. A new data-led study, by Beds Divans, has analysed over 425 UK weather stations to find which area in the UK is scientifically

  • Six weeks of roadworks set to get underway on major road

    ROADWORKS are set to get underway on a major road in York. Starting on Monday (January 17) City of York Council say work will begin on Bootham at its junction with St Mary’s to remove the existing pedestrian crossing and to introduce a new traffic

  • Crash in village cleared

    UPDATED 8AM: The road has now reopened and the accident has been cleared.   REPORTS are coming in of an accident this morning. An accident has taken place in Coldhill Lane in Sherburn In Elmet near the Railway Bridge. Traffic is coping

  • ‘Thanks to the jab, fewer people are seriously ill’

    Professor Mike Holmes, who coordinates York’s Covid vaccination centre, says the jab is preventing many people having to go into hospital as the Omicron wave sweeps across York. THE New Year brings more uncertainty as we see cases of Covid increase

  • Doreen GILES

    GILES Doreen Wife of the late Alex Giles, much loved mum, grandma and great-grandma died 1st January 2022 aged 94 years. Funeral at St Pauls Church, Holgate, York on Friday 28th January at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please and donations will go to York


    LIDDELL Beryl 13th January Happy birthday Mum. Miss you lots. Give Dawn and Ken a big cuddle in Heaven. XXX Lots of love, Phillip, Gary and Jordan. XXX

  • Brian Harrison

    HARRISON Brian, much loved brother of Mary, Ken, Christine and the late Irene and John, dear uncle. Rest in peace Brian.


    GAYNOR Thomas (Paddy) God has you in his keeping We have you in our hearts. All our love Janet, Pete, Lisa, Neil, Grace, Thomas, Ann and Liam

  • Brian Francis HARRISON

    HARRISON Brian Francis Passed away peacefully in York Hospital aged 86 with his family by his side on the 3rd January 2022. Loving husband of Jean, beloved father to Stephen, John and Wayne, father-in-law to Lesley and Karen. A much loved and adored grandad

  • Carol Ann CAMIDGE

    CAMIDGE Carol Ann Peacefully passed away with family by her side on 23rd December 2021, aged 74 years. Beloved wife of David. A much loved mum to Lucy and Amy. Doting nana of Oliver, Charlie and Thomas. Funeral service will be held at York Crematorium

  • Rosemary BENTLEY

    BENTLEY Rosemary (Bud) Passed away peacefully in York Hospital on the 24th December aged 74. Loving wife of Hugh (Hugo) and mum to son Paul and daughter Caitlin. Funeral service to be held at English Martyrs Church, Dalton Terrace, York on Tuesday 18th

  • George Dinsdale

    DINSDALE George "Percy" George sadly passed away on the 10th January 2022. Much loved by Pat, Nigel, Anita and grandchildren Zoe, Emily and Sam. The trumpets a Heavenly thing, it's fanfares are fit for a king. Percy blows one - Know why he blows one ?

  • Barry POLLARD

    POLLARD Barry Barry Pollard Phd, passed away peacefully after a long illness on 23rd November 2021 in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. aged 81 years. Barry spent his whole career working as a research metallurgist and consultant in the steel industry. Husband

  • Vera OLIVER

    OLIVER Vera Nine years ago today, you grew your wings and flew away, but as I look at your picture on the wall, I tell Nancy you were the best Nanna of them all. Love always Becky.


    BEADLE Betty (nee Howard) Passed away peacefully on 31st December, aged 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Maurice, mother of Chris, Paul and Mark, mother-in-law of Lisa and Julie, nana of Adam, Joshua, Nathan, Charlotte and Elizabeth and great-nana of

  • John HUMBLE

    HUMBLE John 'Humbo' Passed away peacefully in York Hospital aged 84 years surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband to the late Jean of 60 years. Johnny's family would like to thank the neighbours for all their love and support over the past years