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Dick Turpin’s old haunt in York in line for a makeover

IT WAS the one place in York no-one wanted to see the inside of: a collection of prison buildings housing women, debtors and, at one stage, the highwayman Dick Turpin.

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Are people too obsessed with mobile phones?

YP Letters: Dull narcissism of the social media generation

From: Susan Towle, Grange Garth, York.

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Katie Rough.  Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Life will never be same again, says mother of tragic Katie Rough

THE MOTHER of schoolgirl Katie Rough has paid tribute to her “beautiful, sassy and kind” daughter in her first post on social media since the seven-year-old died.

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Mindfulness: Beverley Wright taking part in a meditation session at Clifton with Rawcliffe Primary School.

Vital lesson in happiness - improving children’s mental health

The idea of promoting happiness in schools and raising awareness about the importance of children’s mental health provision is gaining momentum. Chris Bond reports.

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Peter Lawrence, father of missing Claudia Lawrence,  at a  Police press briefing at York Police Station , Fulford , York.

Disappointed and depressed: Father’s agony as Claudia Lawrence probe is scaled down

The father of Claudia Lawrence has been left “hugely disappointed and depressed” by the lack of a breakthrough in his daughter’s case as police announced the three-year investigation was to be scaled down.

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Peter Lawrence, father of missing Claudia Lawrence,  at a  Police press briefing at York Police Station , Fulford , York.

Disappointed and depressed: Father’s agony as Claudia Lawrence probe is scaled down

The father of Claudia Lawrence has been left “hugely disappointed and depressed” by the lack of a breakthrough in his daughter’s case as police announced the three-year investigation was to be scaled down.

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Man assaulted by youths on bikes in York

Man assaulted by youths on bikes in York

Police are seeking witnesses to an assault in York in which a man was attacked by youths riding bicycles.

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Claudia Lawrence has been missing since 2009.

Claudia Lawrence investigation to be scaled down

POLICE said today they would no longer proactively investigate the disappearance and suspected murder of York chef Claudia Lawrence.

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One of the allotment holders working on the Low Moor allotments holders  in York.

YP Comment: Giving power to the people

YOU don’t have to look far to find community spirit in action. All over the country bands of dedicated volunteers act as the glue that binds their communities together.

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York Council officers will now devise detailed proposals for a community management model for the city's allotments.

Proposal for community-run allotments in York wins backing

WHAT started off as an experiment is fast becoming a well-used model for bands of volunteers across the country. In this era of austere public spending, community management is, it seems, here to stay, whether it involves the running of public services or buildings.

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Hundreds turned out to release balloons in memory of Katie Rough on her 8th birthday. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Community comes together to celebrate eighth birthday of tragic York schoolgirl Katie Rough

The parents of schoolgirl Katie Rough made their first public appearance today since her death, to mark what would have been her eighth birthday.

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The scene of the collision off Flaxley Road, Selby.

Drug driving arrest as car crashes off Selby road

A teenage driver has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving after a collision between a car and an outbuilding in Selby.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward

Man arrested after York stabbing

A man has been arrested following a stabbing in York.

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The RAC reported a 24 per cent rise in pothole related breakdowns between October and December.  Picture: PA

Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

A prolonged spell of wet and cold weather would likely see potholes develop at an unprecedented rate, pushing already stretched local authority road repair budgets to the limit, a motoring organisation has warned.

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Clifford's Tower at York.

Fundraising adds up in bid to quash Clifford’s Tower plans

A campaigning councillor plotting a legal move to quash controversial plans for a new visitor centre at one of York’s most historic visitor attractions has met his first fundraising target.

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Katie Rough.  Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Teenager back in court over murder of Katie Rough, 7, in York

A TEENAGER has been remanded into secure accommodation after being charged with the murder of seven-year-old Katie Rough.

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Askham Bryan College has appointed Catherine Dixon as its new chief executive.

Top solicitor appointed new York agri-college chief

Askham Bryan College has appointed the former chief executive of the Law Society, Catherine Dixon, to fill the position vacated by its longstanding leader Liz Philip following her retirement.

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The bell towers at York Minster.

York Minster? It’s in Spain, isn’t it?

IT IS one of Yorkshire’s most familiar landmarks, yet even 20 miles away people struggle to identify it, a survey has found.

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Video: Police issue CCTV appeal after York shop thefts

Police in York have issued CCTV images of four people they want to speak to in connection with theft from two shops.

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The man was found with head and facial injuries in Union Terrace, York. Picture: Google

Man remains in critical condition after New Year's Day attack in York

A man is fighting for his life after being attacked in York on New Year's Day.

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