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  • Crash close to York shopping park - one person injured

    UPDATED: The crash has now been cleared.   THERE are reports coming in of a crash close to a shopping park in York. There are seports of accident on St Nicholas Avenue close to McArthur Glen, York Designer Outlet at the A19 Fulford Interchange

  • York miss chance to go top of Yorkshire Premier League North

    YORK CC squandered their chance to move level at the top of the Hunters ECB Yorkshire Premier League North premier division after losing by eight runs at Sessay. The hosts set a commanding target of 269 for victory after posting a score of 268-

  • This York level crossing is set to close tonight

    A LEVEL crossing on the outskirts of York will be out of action while works are carried out. The level crossing in Millfield Lane, Upper Poppleton, close to Manor CE Academy and the Parcel Force depot, will be closed at 11pm tonight (June 28) and

  • Travellers set up camp near York children's playground

    TRAVELLERS have set up camp in a grassed area of York in which a children's playground is situated. Dringhouses & Woodthorpe councillor Stephen Fenton said the travellers arrived late afternoon yesterday, driving into a grassed area at the end

  • CCTV appeal after theft from popular York shop

    POLICE in York are trying to catch a man and woman who are wanted after a theft from a popular shop. North Yorkshire Police has issued a CCTV appeal following a shop theft from B&M at Clifton Moor. They say the theft took place between

  • York chocolate firm makes magic move

    York-based The Wizards Magic has launched its sustainable, functional, and “magical chocolate” into Holland & Barrett across the UK. Holland & Barrett showcases one of the brand's most popular range: 0% SUGAR in both original and orange flavours

  • Arson attack on village church in North Yorkshire

    THE hunt is on for whoever tried to set fire to a church in a North Yorkshire village. North Yorkshire Police say they are appealing for witnesses and information about an act of arson that occurred at St Mary’s Church in Riccall near Selby on

  • Here's what's in store for this old Debenhams

    A DERELICT former Debenhams store in North Yorkshire has been getting a whole new look. A street artist whose stunning mural transformed a drab alley in Harrogate town centre is back working his magic on the town's former Debenhams shop. Sam

  • Planners approve sign to help you find Guildhall

    COUNCIL planners have overcome internal objections for a plaque to be erected on Mansion House to help people find their way to the Guildhall, which was recently renovated costing £21.7m. A heritage official said a 120cm by 80cm plaque on the Grade

  • Storage extension approved for York firm

    PLANNERS have approved the extension of a York storage company. Go Store, which began operations on Monks Cross two years ago, can extend its recently completed main warehouse by a further 163.5m2. It can also erect ten individual storage units

  • Milestone for York business group

    YORK Professionals has welcomed its 150th member, suggesting demand for representation of the city’s professional services sector has never been higher. Event management company ReEvention now bring the organisation's tally to its highest since

  • 'Huge demand' for business units fuels drive for phase 2

    YORK is enjoying ‘huge levels’ of demand for industrial units, which is fuelling a call for the approval of an expansion of an out-of-town business park. The Tonsley York Trust seeks to build two units for light industry, general industry or storage

  • House fire in North Yorkshire village

    FIREFIGHTERS have been called out to a house fire in a North Yorkshire village. North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service were called out at 9.53pm last night (June 27) after reports of a fire in William Jacques Drive, Cliffe near Selby. A spokesman

  • Stop these fire cuts now, before lives are lost

    Your story headlined ‘Staff cuts could kill - warning’ (The Press, June 24) is a wake-up call for action to stop this madness of cutting full-time firefighters at Huntington. We all need insurance of one form or another. It costs; it hurts

  • A by-election message to Boris: just resign!

    Speaking the morning after the Wakefield and Tiverton & Honiton by-election drubbings, Boris Johnson acknowledged the scale of the defeats and said: “I have to listen to what people are saying.” He won’t - that is just another one of his lies.

  • 'I think I might have bipolar disorder. What should I do?'

    Thank you to the two readers who wrote in about their mental health concerns. As always, my advice is given in good faith, in line with current guidelines and treatment. However, it cannot act as a substitute for consulting your own doctor. Question

  • Bus crash in North Yorkshire village

    EMERGENCY services have been called in after a bus crash in North Yorkshire. North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service say crews from Richmond and Colburn attended a coach crash at Gilling West near Richmond last night (June 27). Station manager

  • Lockdown hit York pub plans to be smaller with flats

    A York Pub whose landlord has been convicted for letting the business be too noisy hopes to keep it going by making it smaller and creating holiday letting rooms. Paul Harris, who took over the pub in 2003, has applied to City of York Council to

  • Great Ryedale Maze set to return this summer

    THE Great Ryedale Maze is preparing to return to Ryedale for its third year this summer. Located in Sherburn, midway between Scarborough and Malton, the popular attraction will open for the summer holidays on Friday, July 15 and close on Sunday

  • Gladys BILLINGHAM

    BILLINGHAM Gladys Passed away peacefully in Minster Grange Care Home on 16th June 2022 aged 82 years. Loving wife to the late David, mum to Tracy and the late Garry and cherished nanna and great-nanna. Service to take place in St Lukes Church, Burton

  • Jeannette BARTON

    BARTON Jeannette Mary (nee Wilson) 28th June, 2015. 'Tears on my pillow, Pain in my heart, You on my mind' Your loving husband Ian

  • Charlotte BULLOCK

    BULLOCK Charlotte Louise The Bullock family sadly announces the death of Charlotte who died peacefully in St Leonard's Hospice, York on 18th June 2022. A funeral service will be held at York Cemetery Chapel YO10 5AJ on Tuesday 5th July at 2.00pm. Family

  • Philip RENDER

    RENDER Philip Anthony (Phil) On 23rd June 2022, peacefully at home after a long illness aged 74 years. Loving husband of Maureen, much loved dad of Iain and Natalie, stepdad of Rachel and Sarah and much loved grandad of Will, Matilda and Thomas, brother

  • Jonathan LEONARDS

    LEONARDS Jonathan (Jon) Jonathan, you left us 7 years ago today (28th June) We just want you to know that you are loved and missed so very much and are always in our thoughts. Our lives go on but nothing is the same without you. God bless Mum, Dad, Andrew

  • Eileen ROBERTSON

    ROBERTSON Eileen Elizabeth (nee McCombie) Sadly passed away peacefully at Fulford Nursing Home, on Sunday 19th June, aged 87 years. Beloved wife of Jim. Funeral service to be held at St Columba's United Reformed Church on Thursday July 7th at 1.30pm,

  • Sylvia June WINDER

    WINDER Sylvia June Remembering you is easy, We do it every day, Missing you is the heartache, That never goes away. Love you always Brian, Gay, Paul and families. xxx

  • KEITH ROBSON

    ROBSON Keith Hazel and family would like to thank everyone who attended Keith's funeral recently and for the many cards they have received. Thanks to Gill Taylor for an uplifting service and to Chris Rymer for everything. Special thanks to all the staff

  • Jean CRABB

    CRABB Jean (nee Sweetman) Beloved wife of the late George, dearest mother of Maureen, Paul and Adrian and grandmother to Jodie, Georgia and Marcus. Passed away peacefully on 17th June, aged 90, in York Hospital with her family by her side. Funeral to

  • Peter Winterburn

    WINTERBURN Peter Tenderly we treasure the past, with memories that will always last. Loving you always, forgetting you never. Lots of love Hetty, Graham, Anne and families xxx

  • Edna FORT

    FORT Edna On 14th June aged 90 years, peacefully in Appletree Care Home, Strensall. Much loved wife of the late Norman, mam of Pamela, Kevin, Sandra, Christine and Peter and granny and great-granny. Funeral service to take place at Holy Trinity Church

  • Ann TAYLOR

    TAYLOR Ann (nee Thomas) Passed away peacefully at home after a short illness on 23rd June aged 79. Devoted wife to John, beloved mum to Nickie and son-in-law Glen, much loved grandma to Zoe and loving sister and auntie. Funeral service to be held at York