• York City coach 'felt comfortable' in 1-0 win over Slough

    KINGSLEY JAMES insisted that he “felt comfortable for the majority of the game” as York City edged past Slough Town 1-0 in the FA Trophy. Clayton Donaldson’s first-half header secured York progression into the last 16 of the competition at the

  • Serious crash on A64

    THE A64 near Malton was closed in both directions by a serious crash last night. The key route was shut for several hours between the A169 and the B1248 near Malton but reopened in the early hours of today. North Yorkshire Police said on Facebook

  • York City edge past Slough Town 1-0 in the FA Trophy

    YORK City edged through to the next round of the FA Trophy after a narrow 1-0 victory over Slough Town at the LNER Community Stadium. Clayton Donaldson’s header on 19 minutes was the difference between the two sides, although it came in controversial

  • 'Do you exchange sex for money, food or somewhere to live?'

    AN OUTREACH programme is offering advice and support to York's sex workers. The project is being organised by Changing Lives Women's Wellness Centre. A poster advertising it is titled: "Do you exchange sex for money, food or somewhere to stay

  • Northern Lights display seen from York

    A BEAUTIFUL display of the Northern Lights could be seen from York last night. Camera Club member Paul Mortz captured this stunning scene on the city's outskirts near Poppleton at 9:11pm. He said: "I took this shot just before the fog rolled

  • Drivers warned 'no insurance means no car' after BMW seized

    A BMW was seized after police stopped it on the A1 and found the required insurance wasn't in place. Sergeant Paul Cording tweeted that the vehicle was sighted on the A1 near Boroughbridge and a police national computer check showed that it was

  • OPINION: Why do we argue so viciously over parking?

    I WITNESSED a bit of a rumpus at the weekend. Two women screaming at each other in the car park at a pet food store - “That was my space!” one yelled from her vehicle, with a few expletives thrown in. The other woman hadn’t, at that point,

  • York cafe forced by staff shortages to close temporarily

    A CAFE in York city centre was forced to close its doors yesterday because of staff shortages. Bennett's Cafe & Bistro, situated in High Petergate near York Minster, said it would be closed again on Monday for the same reason. "We sincerely

  • Vehicle seized after police chase

    THIS car was seized by North Yorkshire Police last night after the driver fled the vehicle following a police pursuit. Traffic Constable David Minto tweeted that he and TC Storey were patrolling the southern borders of North Yorkshire when the

  • "Go vegan for life - not just January!" - letters postbag

    VIVA la vegan revolution! The half a million or so compassionate people who have joined in Veganuary – pledging to eat only plant-based meals for the month of January – have potentially spared more than eight million animals a wretched, miserable life

  • York University gets £2.3m Bill Gates research boost

    THE University of York has been awarded £2.3 million by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for new research into stem cell gene therapy for sickle cell anaemia. Working with scientists and other researchers in Cambridge, Boston, Tanzania and Uganda

  • Ben’s new game is York cafe Geek Retreat

    YORK is set for a fresh addition to its burgeoning cafe scene, with today’s opening of Geek Retreat in Low Ousegate. The gaming cafe and events hub will open its doors at 10am in the former STA travel agency. The venture is part of a growing

  • £650 bill for York station parking

    A MOTORIST has to pay £650 because he parked in a police vehicle bay outside a police station. Daniel Mihai, 22, returned to his car to find a police officer writing out a parking ticket, said Colette Dixon, prosecuting at York Magistrates Court

  • York MP in BioYorkshire boost

    YORK Central MP Rachael Maskell has secured the visit of a government MP in her campaign for funding towards the BioYorkshire Project. The MP asked George Freeman, the parliamentary under-secretary of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when

  • York business wants to expand and create 100 jobs

    THE BOSS of a thriving York business says it needs to expand its warehousing and create 100 jobs, to keep its headquarters in the city and prevent part of the business relocating to the south of England. Jason Paver, the managing director of Pavers

  • 'Our staff are human too - and working as hard as ever'

    GP PRACTICES across York and North Yorkshire have launched a campaign urging patients to remember that staff 'are human too' - and to understand why changes have been introduced in the wake of the pandemic. The #HumansOfGeneralPractice campaign

  • Driver went over level crossing as train approached

    A MOTORIST who drove across a level crossing as a train was approaching has been given a £255 bill and three penalty points on his licence. Colette Dixon, prosecuting, said the red lights were showing and the barriers were coming down as Joshua

  • Here's how this dad raised almost £1,000 for a great cause

    A DAD-OF-TWO who converted a mobility scooter into a Christmas land train has raised almost £1,000 for the British Heart Foundation (BHF). As The Press reported last month, Martin Kidd spent almost a year converting the electrically powered vehicle


    TEARE Philip Andrew On 16th December 2021, peacefully at York Hospital aged 66 years. Much loved dad to Nicky, Cei, Elainna, Annie and Owen. Funeral service to take place at York Crematorium on Monday 31st January at 10:20am. Family flowers only please

  • Ron GIBSON

    GIBSON Ron (Gibbo) Its been a year without you Ron, we think about you every day, you will always be forever in our thoughts. With love Babs, family and our little dog Ruby xxx

  • Frank PRATT

    PRATT Frank Peacefully in York Hospital on 1st January 2022. Frank aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Irene and much loved dad, grandad and great-grandad. Funeral service at Huby Methodist Chapel Monday 31st January 2022 at 1pm. Donations


    BARKER, Jennifer (nee Taylor) On 8th January 2022, peacefully in Selby Hospital, aged 72 years, of Barlby. Beloved wife of David, loving sister of Geoff, sister-in-law of Lynne and brother-in-law of Kev, a dear cousin and much loved friend to many. Funeral


    WITHAM Anthony 'Tony' Died peacefully at home on 4th January 2022. Beloved husband to Breeda, father to Graham, Stephanie and Simon and grandfather to Ben, Hannah and Charlie. Funeral Service to be held on Thursday 20th January 2022 at 2.15pm, St Deny's