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  • Motorcyclist dies after crash on North Yorkshire road

    A man has died after his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a 4x4 pick-up truck. North Yorkshire Police said the incident happened on the B1222 in North Yorkshire shortly after 6.30pm on Wednesday night (August 3). The force said a

  • Warning of Universal Credit income cut for millions

    Households on Universal Credit are being warned of a cut to income from October. Despite cost-of-living support from the Department for Work and Pensions, everyone on Universal Credit is expected to experience a household cash deficit. Campaigners

  • Commercial dog kennels proposed for York village

    Commercial boarding kennels for dogs and a new home are proposed in a village north of York. Mr and Mrs E.S.T Roberts seek to demolish an existing home and some outbuildings and change the use of other buildings at North Lane, Huntington, a small-holding

  • Self-service launderette approved near York

    A self-service launderette has been approved at Strensall Camp Service Station, near York. City of York planners have given retrospective approval for the modular facility after the service station said they would erect fencing to help reduce noise

  • This York teacher is something of a medical marvel

    THIS York teacher must be something of a medical marvel. Helen Smith, a teacher at Lord Deramore’s School in Heslington has achieved something few can boast - she has worked for 20 years without a single day off sick. This amazing achievement

  • These talented York students put on their own art festival

    TALENTED students from a York school held their own arts festival. Following an enforced two year break Huntington School's Arts Festival returned last month with the theme of Rise Up. Cassie Garbutt, the school's subject leader for art said

  • Missing Selby teenagers found safe and well

    UPDATED 11AM: The boys have now been found safe and well.   UPDATED 9AM: The boys are still missing, but North Yorkshire Police has requested that their photos be removed.   POLICE say they are growing increasingly concerned for the

  • Famous York street bags a clothing store

    A clothing and gift store has been approved for one of York’s most well-known streets. Ms Ruth Thomlinson of Oliver Farm, Bolton Percy, near York, has gained planning approval to change the use of a beauty parlour at 32 Bishopthorpe Road. The

  • Police hunt for wanted man in North Yorkshire

    POLICE are hunting a wanted man in North Yorkshire. North Yorkshire Police is appealing for the public’s help to locate 42-year-old Geoffrey Dent who is wanted for offences including vehicle theft, assault and criminal damage. Dent is believed

  • Embroidery business sews up new offices and warehouse

    WORK has started on a new warehouse and offices for an international embroidery company near Ripon. The Madeira Group, a third generation, family-owned business, is expanding its UK base at the Barker Business Park, Melmerby. The business,

  • Arson attack at North Yorkshire auctioneers

    AN arson investigation is underway after someone deliberately set fire to a vehicle at a North Yorkhsire auction centre. North Yorkshire Police say they are appealing for information after someone set fire to a vehicle parked on the auctioneer’

  • Rats and rubbish lead to fines for North Yorkshire dad and son

    Complaints over rats and rubbish have led a North Yorkshire father and son to be fined more than £3,000. The duo from Brompton, near Northallerton, were found guilty on Monday by York and Selby Magistrates Court for failing to comply with Community

  • Family-run York store shortlisted for two awards

    A family-run independent ladieswear store has been shortlisted for two awards. Wild & Westbrooke, which opened in Lendal in 2018, has earned the recognition in the Drapers Independents Awards. The awards recognise the top-performing and most

  • Yorkshire's first distillery enjoys award success

    The team at Yorkshire's first single malt whisky distillery is celebrating its success in a prestigious world whisky competition. Eight of Hunmanby based Spirit of Yorkshire's Filey Bay single malt whiskies were awarded medals, including two coveted

  • A64 reopens through Rillington

    THE A64 through Rillington has reopened following extensive repair work on a sinkhole. Police closed the road on Sunday after a burst water main caused significant damage to the road from High Street, outside the Coach and Horses Pub, to Sands

  • Carnival brings colour to town

    Harrogate burst into colour last weekend as the town celebrated its first carnival in three years. Thousands packed the town centre streets, with carnival organisers saying Harrogate hadn’t seen crowds this big since the Tour De France in 2016.

  • Major road through North Yorkshire reopens after sinkhole

    A MAJOR road through North Yorkshire has reopened after being closed for several days after a sinkhole opened up. The A64 through Rillington reopened at 6am today following extensive repair work on a sinkhole. Police closed the road on Sunday

  • 'BP bosses must be dancing a jig'

    BP’s profits have soared to almost £7billion in just three months. That’s three times the profit from the same period last year.   Management must be dancing a jig. How can they keep justifying their pricing policy? And what bonus payments

  • 'Thank you, Mr Buttery, for making my life richer'

    Thank you for your thoughtful obituary of my old English teacher at Nunthorpe Grammar School, Darrell Buttery (Always kind … August 1). Your report shows that throughout our lives inspirational teachers stay with us and make our lives richer –

  • 'This weekend, take action to help us defend our NHS'

    The NHS is now in crisis after years of austerity and underfunding, staff shortages but no clear workforce plan, growing waiting lists for treatment, increasing privatisation and exhausted, undervalued NHS staff. Sounds all too familiar? The House

  • A 200 metre-long fire front in North Yorkshire

    FIREFIGHTERS tackled a 200m wide fire on a farm in North Yorkshire. North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service say they were called out at 3.20pm yesterday (August 3) to Whitecote Lane near South Milford, Selby. Crews from Tadcaster and Selby

  • Urgent appeal to find missing North Yorkshire teenager

    UPDATED 10.30AM: Missing Masham teenager Saphire Williams has been found safe and well.   AN URGENT appeal has gone out to try and find a missing teenager from North Yorkshire. North Yorkshire Police say Saphire Williams, 15, was last seen

  • Vehicle fire in North Yorkshire village

    FIREFIGHTERS were called in after an agricultural vehicle caught fire in a North Yorkshire village. North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service say they were called out at 9.20am yesterday (August 3) after reports of a fire in Ryther, near Tadcaster

  • Planners back homes plan for village near York

    CITY planners are backing a scheme for 21 homes in a village west of York, despite drainage and other concerns in the village and its Green Belt location. Dunnington-based Mulgrave Development seeks to build the houses on a 1ha site east of Middlewood

  • Patricia May HODGSON

    HODGSON Patricia May On July 29th in The Chocolate Works Care Village, aged 81 years, after a short illness, late of Patricia May florists. Loved wife of the late George, will be sadly missed by Victoria, John and Olivia. Funeral service and interment

  • Ann TAYLOR

    TAYLOR Ann On 30th July peacefully in hospital, aged 84 years. Loving wife of David, much loved mother of Barry and Chris and mother-in-law of Natalie. Funeral service to be held at York Crematorium, on Wednesday 10th August at 12.20pm. Family flowers

  • Panayis KADIS

    KADIS Panayis Peacefully at home on 29th July, aged 83 years. Loved husband of Hazel, dad of Zac, Andrew, Niko and Christina and Bapu of Kika and Sophia, Helena and Hayden and Peter and Isla. Funeral Service to be held at St Mary's Church, Bishophill

  • Brenda GRAY

    GRAY Brenda Passed away peacefully on 24th July at Minster Grange Care Home, aged 90. Loving wife of the late Neville and friend to many. Funeral service to be held at St Michael-le-Belfrey Church on Wednesday 10th August at 10am, followed by burial at

  • Dawn Ann Marie CAIN

    CAIN Dawn Ann Marie Passed away peacefully in York Hospital on 21st July surrounded by her family, aged 55 years. A loving sister, mum and nana. Funeral service to be held at York Cemetery on Thursday 11th August at 11.30am, followed by burial at Fulford