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  • Major York road closed after serious crash

    A serious crash is causing congestion on a major road close to York. Hull Road has been blocked by a crash this evening (Tuesday, July 9) which is causing traffic to back up on surrounding roads. Witnesses report seeing the air ambulance at

  • Vehicle driven into ditch in York

    A VEHICLE has been driven into a ditch on a road in York. North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said a crew from York went to the B1228 in York at around 4.15pm this afternoon (July 9). Read next: Summer show for York society with roots

  • Injury-hit Heworth stung by Hornets despite valiant battle

    HEWORTH could hold their heads high after a battling performance as they fell to a 37-6 defeat at fifth-placed Wath Brow Hornets in the National Conference League Premier Division. It was the Villagers’ second lengthy trip to Cumbria in a matter

  • Mayor of York and North Yorkshire meets with new Government

    The Mayor of York and North Yorkshire visited Downing Street to meet with the newly elected Government. Following the result of the General Election, on July 5, the newly elected Labour Government invited the country's regional mayors to Downing

  • North Yorkshire firm seeks meaty apprentices at top event

    Sausage and burger firm HECK! is searching for two new recruits during this week’s Great Yorkshire Show. The Bedale company, who will be at Harrogate's Great Yorkshire Showground throughout the week, is launching its first internship programme,

  • Road closures planned for major event in York

    ROAD closures have been announced for a major event in York next month. The closures will be in place for this year's York 10K, with thousands of runners of all abilities heading to the city for the event next month. Runners will descend on

  • Drone success for York firm at motorcycle festival

    YORK-based drone company Fly Flow Media has provided aerial filming coverage for the Adventure Bike Rider Festival 2024 - the UK’s biggest motorcycle festival - for the second year running. The festival welcomed 15,000 visitors to the grounds of

  • York solicitor becomes partner at city law firm

    Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP has appointed Gillian Markland to its employment team as a partner. A well-known employment lawyer in the York market, Gillian brings several years’ experience acting across many different employment matters. She

  • 'High value' tools stolen from York city centre renovation

    A NUMBER of high value tools were stolen in the dead of night from an address in centre of York. The robbery reportedly took place on Hawthorn Grove, Heworth, between 2am and 3am on Thursday May 30. A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said

  • Ex-City favourite in cross-border switch following promotion

    FORMER York City favourite and promotion-winner Akil Wright has made the cross-border move to Scotland. Wright, 28, is highly-rated by York supporters after his two year spell with City from 2020 to 2022, making 54 appearances and registering seven

  • Summer show for York society with roots in 18th century

    A SOCIETY with historic royal patronage and going strong after more than 250 years is hosting its summer show. The Ancient Society of York Florists is holding the event at 11am on Saturday, July 13. The society was formed in 1768 with a first

  • Wanted man has been found

    A MAN wanted by police has been found. 34-year-old Phillip Watson was wanted on recall to prison for breaching the terms of his license conditions. A police spokesperson at the time said: “We believe Watson could be in the Harrogate area and

  • Sell-out show returns to North Yorkshire for 165th year

    DESPITE the downpours, visitors are flocking to North Yorkshire for the start of the region's most iconic agricultural show.  Today (Tuesday, July 9) is the first day of the 165th Great Yorkshire Show, an annual agricultural event which is set

  • Selby Town under-21's set to join prestigious division

    SELBY Town have announced the inclusion of their under-21’s team in the Worksop Van Hire North Midlands Development Football League [NMDFL] for the coming season. Recent changes at Selby have seen the club welcome Dave Haddock back as club chairman

  • York teenager dies after incident in city centre

    A TEENAGER has died in York after falling from scaffolding. At an inquest opening into the death of 19-year-old Harry William Calam in Northallerton this morning (July 9), coroner, Jon Heath said that he had died of a traumatic brain injury.

  • 'Shame on you all who didn't vote - apathy won this election'

    SO it is a landslide victory for Labour. But who really won? Apathy won - the 44 per cent who couldn't or wouldn't be bothered to get up and cast a vote in this latest election that dictates the destiny of the county for the next five year's. The

  • Bridal store set to open in York City Centre

    A wedding dress specialist which was crowned as the ‘UK Bridal Retailer of the Year’ for 2024 is set to open a new store in York promising major savings on ‘one-off’ designer dresses. Off-The-Peg – part of the award-winning Dotty Bridal business

  • York 'ghost signs' to be recorded in heritage project

    Faded adverts once hand-painted onto the walls of York's buildings are being recorded as part of a heritage project. Researchers Maisie Wilson and Dr Tyson Mitman are on a mission to photograph all the remnants of old company slogans on buildings

  • Embrace the summer season with Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa

    Make the most of summer days with the award-winning Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa in Leeds. From one-night spa breaks to sizzling summer-inspired dining with friends, it’s time to get out and enjoy the change of season. Soothing spa days Sit back

  • Embrace the summer season with Middletons Hotel

    Make the most of summer days with the award-winning Middletons Hotel in York. From one-night spa breaks to sizzling summer-inspired dining with friends, it’s time to get out and enjoy the change of season. Summer getaways – celebrate the season

  • Five people arrested in North Yorkshire town

    FIVE people have been arrested by police in a North Yorkshire town. The Scarborough neighbourhood policing team arrested five people in Barrowcliff yesterday morning (July 8).   North Yorkshire Police say officers from the operational support