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Intricate displays of life in miniature at dolls house fair

LIFE in miniature was celebrated at York Racecourse as designers, makers and enthusiasts came together for the Dolls House and Miniatures Fair.

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The man was attacked while waiting at the bus stop near Londis in Strensall. Picture: Google

Victim left with broken jaw after attack by three men in village near York

An 18-year-old man was left with a broken jaw after being assaulted by a three men as he waited for a bus in a North Yorkshire village.

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The weirdest requests made at these Travelodges in York

The weirdest requests made at these Travelodges in York

York has been revealed as a hotspot for bizarre requests among hotel guests.

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Rachael Gillbanks, pictured with her German pointer, Molly, during her challenge to walk one million steps in aid of The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution and the Farming Community Network.

Rachael’s million steps in aid of farming charities

A desire to break the habit of sitting down at a desk has spurred on a Yorkshire farming union officer to step out on a huge challenge for charity.

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Poppy appeal box stolen from hotel foyer in York

Police have issued CCTV images of a man they want to trace following the theft of a poppy appeal box in York.

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Anti-terror barriers are to be installed outside York Minster.

The Yorkshire Post says: Sad reflection of our times when God's house needs protection

IT is a sad reflection on these times, and the nature of the terrorist threat facing the country, that it is now felt necessary to erect protective security barriers in front of the magnificent York Minster.

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Police release CCTV images after bike stolen outside York hotel

Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace after a bike was stolen from outside a hotel in York.

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The West End of York Minster.

Anti-terror barrier installed outside York Minster

Work to install a protective barrier consisting of 12 large stone blocks outside the front of York Minster will begin this week.

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Station Road, York. Image: Google

Man arrested after sex attack on woman in York

POLICE have arrested a man in connection with a sex assault on a woman in York city centre.more than three months ago.

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Leeman Road, York. Image: Google

Man seriously injured in collision with cyclist in York

A MAN is seriously ill in hospital following a collision with a cyclist in York.

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The Shakespeare project in York was launched this week.

'Is this a council that I see before me, not blocking a bold idea?'

Big steps forward take big ideas and sometimes, risks. That’s why we see so few of them in public life.

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Lawrence Street, York. Image: Google

Man charged with sex assault on woman in York

A MAN has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in York at the weekend.

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What is the real story of Guy Fawkes? Was he really only a bit-part player in the gunpowder plot as depicted in the BBC drama Gunpowder starring Kit Harington.

Freedom fighter or terrorist? Who was the real Guy Fawkes?

A new BBC drama has relegated Guy Fawkes to a bit part in the Gunpowder Plot. Not so, says York author Nick Holland, who is on a mission to uncover the man behind the myths.

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Actors recreate the Viking invasion of York on November 1, AD866. Picture by Charlotte Graham

Anniversary march as three Vikings take York once more

IT WAS on November 1 - All Saints Day - in the year 866AD, that the Vikings first invaded York, taking its inhabitants by surprise while they worshipped.

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Sun of York makes glorious summer as Shakespeare ‘pop-up’ tickets go on sale

Today it is an unlovely council car park. Next year it will be, as Shakespeare put it, “made glorious summer by this sun of York”.

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The new Gunpowder drama, starring Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington, was filmed partly in Yorkshire.

YP Letters: Gunpowder drama blurred historical facts

From: Mr DH Rhodes, Keble Park North, Bishopthorpe, York.

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Yorkshire blackberries, pear, buttermilk, brown butter.

Restaurant review: Hudson’s Restaurant at The Grand, York

The food has gone up a notch at Hudson’s after a £15m revamp of Yorkshire’s only five-star hotel, but diners deserve a better welcome, writes Elaine Lemm.

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Stephensons Rockets celebrating the 1m win.

Rail workers take thousands each after surprise £1m EuroMillions win

A syndicate of 54 rail workers is celebrating today after scooping £1m in the EuroMillions game.

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York's oldest wooden building now classed as 'at risk'

York's oldest wooden building now classed as 'at risk'

Historic England has added a medieval street in York to its 'at risk' register for 2017.
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