• Things to do in York: What's on in and around York this week

    FROM The Cure's Eighties' photos to Ayckbourn's lies, folk, riverside and walls festivals to folk's future, Charles Hutchinson picks his highlights of the week ahead and beyond. Exhibition launch of the week: Trapped In The Light, 1980s Music Photos

  • North Yorkshire libraries can help with 'Tough Topics'

    A new initiative to encourage children to open up on the most sensitive issues has been launched by libraries across North Yorkshire. Tough Topics packs consist of books and activities chosen by librarians and professionals to help children aged

  • York Oddfellows learn about CBD treatments

    YORK CBD company HempWell paid a visit to St Edward’s Church in Dringhouses to give a presentation to members of the Oddfellows society.  The company, based at York science park "wanted to make sure York's senior populations were properly informed

  • Fat Hippo says it will be In York this year

    FAT Hippo, a chain of independent burger joints says it expects to open its fourth Yorkshire outlet in York later this year. The company promises a brand-new restaurant on Low Petergate, the former Jimmy’s/Café Rouge site. This will be Fat

  • York celebrates children's rights

    Organisations across York celebrated national Playday this week to recognise the importance of play in supporting children and young people’s physical and mental health. Play helps children make friends and develop relationships, feel connected

  • Man accused of assaulting two emergency workers

    A MAN has been charged with assaulting two emergency workers in an East Yorkshire town. Humberside Police said George Joyce, 21, of no fixed address but from Beverley, was arrested yesterday. It said he was charged in connection with four counts

  • Missing North Yorkshire teenager found safe and well

    A MISSING teenager has been found safe and well. As The Press reported yesterday an appeal was put out by North Yorkshire Police to try and find a missing teenager from North Yorkshire. The force said that Saphire Williams, 15, was last seen

  • Ninth series of York City charity podcast is released

    THE ninth series of the charity-fundraising York Hospital Ball podcast is underway. The podcast, which raises money for York Hospital Radio, features interviews with storied past players, managers and staff at York City. The latest series sees

  • North Yorkshire traffic trial to end on two town streets

    TRAFFIC restrictions imposed on two Harrogate Streets are to end next week. North Yorkshire County Council blocked off Beech Grove and Lancaster Road in an 18-month trail to encourage cycling and walking. The first-of-a-kind initiative in the

  • Major road through York to close temporarily

    A MAJOR road through York city centre is set to close temporarily for works to be carried out. Gillygate in York city centre will be closed between its junctions with Bootham and Portland Street from 8am next Sunday (August 14) and is expected

  • York bike thief jailed

    A man has been jailed for stealing two bikes within hours of each other from York station. Luke Ellerby, 41, who is in HMP Humber, was sentenced to eight weeks in jail after he pleaded guilty to two counts of theft on Thursday, July 21, at York

  • 'Help us to save the NHS' call planned at York rally

    A 'Defend our NHS' rally is being planned for Saturday, beside the statue of Constantine the Great in York. Members of York and Scarborough Defend Our NHS and the York Unite community will be talking to members of the public ablout the crisis facing

  • Dozens of York children excluded for breaching Covid rules

    DOZENS of York children were excluded from school last year after breaching Covid rules, figures have revealed. Department for Education statistics show that "wilful and repeated transgression of protective measures" was a reason behind 30 exclusions

  • Warning of growing crisis for York after pharmacy closures

    A PHARMACIST has warned of a growing crisis in York after it emerged that pharmacies across the city have closed temporarily because of a shortage of staff.  Boots’ Kings Square store closed completely on Monday, while others in Heworth and East

  • Valerie RAMSDEN

    RAMSDEN Valerie (Val) On 29th July, aged 85 years. Peacefully at home with her family, she leaves behind a devoted husband John and two sons David and Simon. She was the loving mother-in-law to Dragana and grandma to Stefan. The Funeral Service will be

  • Darrell George BUTTERY

    BUTTERY Darrell George, MBE, DL Former Chair of York Civic Trust and York Georgian Society, Governor of York Merchant Adventurers, Historian and Author. Sadly passed away on 27th July 2022 at St Leonard's Hospice, York. An inspirational, popular and valued

  • June HOWDEN

    HOWDEN June On 11th July aged 80 years, peacefully died at home. Much loved mother of Philip and grandmother of Matthew. Funeral service to take place at Holy Trinity Church, Stockton On The Forest on Friday 12th August at 10.30am, followed by private

  • George WARD

    WARD George Arthur Born 18th December 1926, passed away peacefully on the 1st August 2022, aged 95 years. Much loved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, always in our hearts. Funeral service will be held at York Crematorium on Wednesday

  • Michael MAY

    MAY Michael In York Hospital on Thursday 21st July 2022 aged 72 years. A much loved brother of Robert and the late Dorothy and Jimmy, loving uncle of Claire, Lisa and Alan, dear great-uncle of Chelsea and Luke, a good friend to many. Funeral service to

  • Louise Abby MANN

    MANN Louise Abby 5th August 1994, aged 17 years. Loved and missed always Sweetheart. Mum and family. Xxx

  • Mavis RENNISON

    RENNISON Mavis (nee Allanson) Passed away peacefully in York Hospital on 20th July aged 77 years. Dearly loved wife of John, much loved mum of Tracey, Gary and Nicola, and treasured grandma of Hannah, Olivia and Zara. Service at All Saints Church, Newton