Restaurant review: Arras, York

Ottavio Bocca was a bit of legend in York, so is Adam Humphrey big enough to take over at his old manor? Jill Turton heads to Arras to find out.

Joly de Lotbiniere now lives in London

University Challenge student cleared of rape

A former York student who appeared on the BBC TV quiz show University Challenge has been cleared of raping a woman in her halls of residence.

Emergency services were called to Swinterton Avenue near the River Ouse in York. Pic: Google.

Missing elderly man found 'safe and sound' in York after river search

Emergency services looking for a missing elderly man searched the banks of the River Ouse in York last night (Wednesday).
Upgrades are initially available on some weekday services from London King's Cross to Edinburgh, Leeds, Newcastle and York, with more routes expected to be added shortly.

Virgin East Coast to auction empty first class seats to standard fare payers on Leeds and York routes

Rail passengers unhappy at the prospect of a journey in standard class can now bid for an upgrade.

Can you help put police on scent of York perfume thieves?

POLICE in York are appealing for  the public's help to identify  a man and two women suspected of stealing more than £1,000 worth of perfume tester bottles from a  John Lewis store.

Eight enforcement orders have been removed.

Booze-fuelled bad behaviour drops in York

ENFORCEMENT orders that allowed police and council staff to confiscate alcohol being drank in the streets in order to curb anti-social behaviour have been removed from eight areas of York - after not a single incident was recorded in three years.

Bartholomeo Joly de Lotbiniere, who is accused of rape.

Yorkshire student ‘accused of rape after University Challenge appearance’

A woman reported that she had been raped by a fellow Yorkshire student after he appeared on the BBC TV quiz show University Challenge, a court has heard.

The Stonebow in York. Pic: Google.

Fire crew called out to York street four times in one shift for false alarms

Fire crews were called out to a York street four times during their overnight shift - all due to false alarms.

Fresh attempt to agree city’s plan

Fresh attempt to agree city’s plan

YORK residents today get to have their say on the latest attempt to draw up a plan to meet the city’s future housing needs.

My Yorkshire: England cricketer Lauren Winfield

My Yorkshire: England cricketer Lauren Winfield

England cricketer and Yorkshire Diamonds captain Lauren Winfield is from Stamford Bridge, near York. The 27-year-old is currently preparing for the Ashes series in Australia in October.
The assault happened on the cycle pathbetween Fifth Avenue and James Street in Tang Hall, York. Picture: Google

Man on bike spat on victim with white cane who was walking on York cycle path

Police are seeking witnesses to an assault which took place on a cycle path in York.


Seven arrests in York during crackdown on modern slavery and human trafficking

Police carried out checks on businesses in York as part of a drive to identify and protect victims of modern slavery and human trafficking.

Harrogate is the third-best place to live in the UK

Harrogate, Leeds and York are big winners in Property Week living survey

Harrogate is the third-best place to live in the UK, according to a new survey.

Traffic measures are being introduced to Fossgate in York.

Traffic restrictions to enhance prized York shopping street

IT IS one of York’s most prized shopping streets, with a host of independent traders and restaurants that earned it an accolade as among the best in the country.


Historic York is helping support UK as a global digital leader

YORK has huge potential to become a ‘Digital Super Town,’ according to a new report published today.

Police were called after a man suffered facial injuries on Lancaster cycle path.

Extra police resources sent to York streets in anti-burglary operation

Police in York are sending extra officers and staff to streets where burglaries have taken place in a bid to educate the public on how to stop future break-ins.


Fundraising appeal for York family after car crashed into living room and caught fire

A fundraising appeal has begun for a York family whose home was destroyed when a car crashed into their living room.

The suspected shoplifters are believed to have stolen items from Go Outdoors in Wakefield, pictured, before heading to the company's store in York. Picture: Google

Suspected shoplifters spotted in York had vehicle full of items stolen in Wakefield

Eagle-eyed shop staff in York helped police to catch two suspected shoplifters who were believed to have targeted a store in Wakefield earlier that day.

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Paul Hanagan column: Why Queen Kindly gets my vote in Haydock Sprint

Richard Fahey broke new ground when landing a first victory in the Group Two Al Basti Equiworld Gimcrack Stakes – the six-furlong sprint for juveniles at the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

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Katie Rough was killed in January.

Girl who killed seven-year-old Katie to be assessed in specialist hospital

A TEENAGER who killed a seven-year-old girl in a park by smothering her and slashing her body has been made the subject of an interim hospital order under the Mental Health Act.
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