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Hidden York: Revamp will open up ‘lost’ parts of Clifford’s Tower

PLANS for a radical revamp of one of Yorkshire’s oldest and most popular tourist attractions have been given the go-ahead.

Slippery rails were blamed for the chaos

Drizzle on the line causes train chaos across Yorkshire

ALL IT took was a little early morning drizzle to bring much of Yorkshire’s rail network to a grinding halt today.

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Peter Alp

‘Greedy’ finance boss jailed for five years over £180,000 fraud at Leeds Grand Theatre

AN ACCOUNTANT who fleeced taxpayers of nearly £180,000 while he was head of finance at Leeds Grand Theatre has been jailed for five years.

Robert McNamara (right) leaving South and East Cheshire Magistrates Court, Crewe where he was charged with the attempted burglary of Wayne Rooneys Cheshire home as the footballer played in his testimonial match at Old Trafford.

Scarborough ex-serviceman admits break-in bid at Wayne Rooney’s mansion

AN EX-SERVICEMAN from Scarborough has admitted the attempted burglary of Wayne Rooney’s mansion as the footballer played in his club testimonial match.


Grave of airman killed in Second World War is identified after 76 years

An RAF sergeant from Yorkshire and five other airmen who died in World War Two were finally given deserved recognition after their graves were identified and rededicated to their names.

Maison Hirstle

Tragedy of Scarborough tot, killed by his coat hood on a door handle

A FAMILY has been left “devastated” after a four-year-old boy died after he lost consciousness and suffered brain damage when his coat hood became caught on a door handle at his home in Yorkshire.

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The Redcar steelworks which closed last year.

YP Letters: Looking to the future after Brexit

From: Roger Backhouse, Orchard Road, Upper Poppleton, York.

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Jessica Herbert is the new head of horticulture at Askham Bryan College near York.

Askham Bryan appoints new head of horticulture

A tree-climbing teacher who has represented the UK at the heights of international competition has been appointed to lead students’ horticultural education at a Yorkshire college.

York sixth former up for dream travel vlogging job

York sixth former up for dream travel vlogging job

A York sixth former is bidding to be paid £10,000 to film herself travelling around Britain’s rail network.

One of the men tried the door to the house, while the second was seen kneeling by the car.

Would-be thieves left items on driveway as they fled Bridlington crime scene

Two would-be thieves left empty handed after being disturbed as they targeted a house and car in Bridlington.

Whitby Abbey is lit up in lights to celebrate Halloween.

Mother of all Halloween displays at the Whitby ruin that inspired Dracula

Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire has been dramatically lit up to mark Halloween.

Water from a leaking boiler flooded seven flats yesterday afternoon.

Firefighters help mop up after York flats flooded

Firefighters pitched in with clean-up efforts after seven flats in York were flooded.

Farmer Charlie Eckley checks his fields of pumpkins ahead of Halloween.

GP Taylor: Halloween and lifting the lid on mysteries of life and death

I HAVE to say that I now love Halloween. There is always a great sense of heightening excitement as the leaves start to turn and fall. Autumn brings with it an amazing sense of completion.


Australian billionaire to pump £245m into Sirius Minerals

Australia’s richest woman is investing £245m in Sirius Minerals, the company behind the £10bn North Yorkshire polyhalite mine.

Sir Gary Verity unveils the host towns for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire at the Welcome to Yorkshire offices in Leeds. 
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Tour de Yorkshire: Venues announced for Britain’s top cycling event

The host towns and cities for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled.

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Debbie Gubby of Mitrefinch

UPDATED: Mitrefinch eyes overseas expansion and plans new jobs after multi-million management buyout

Leading software company Mitrefinch is looking at expanding into international territories after it revealed a large-scale private equity investment of more than £20m.


Three York properties targeted in same night

A number of properties in York were targeted in a series of burglaries over the weekend.

Andrea Leadsom, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, chats to Rebecca Burge, from Living Salads, Ellerker, East Yorkshire, during her visit to the National Agri-Food Innovation Centre in Sand Hutton, York.  Picture: James Hardisty.

Leadsom launches network to ‘push boundaries of British food’

A new initiative that opens up “first-class” facilities to budding food entrepreneurs has been launched by Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom on a visit to North Yorkshire.

Richard Walker.

Victim named in Scarborough murder investigation

Murder squad detectives have named a man who was found dead at a flat in North Yorkshire as Richard Ian Walker.

Lara Turner, Senior Curator of Art, cleaning the Youth figure by Ron Mueck.

Art up close: 600 years of pressing the flesh

The word “flesh” can conjure a variety of images. Whether human, animal or vegetable, alive or dead, beautiful, ugly, shocking or sensual, flesh provokes a reaction, so it is not surprising that artists over the centuries have drawn inspiration from it and the latest exhibition at York Art Gallery explores this response in a fascinating, thoughtful way.

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