York Minster has launched a consultation on the development of a “masterplan” for the Minster Precinct, a six hectare site that was first occupied more than 2,000 years ago and which includes its stoneyard, the Old Palace Library, Minster School and offices .
Flamborough to host family-friendly puffin festival
Every summer, thousands of puffins take up residence in the nooks and crannies of the magnificent chalk cliffs around the greater Flamborough Headland to breed, making this dramatic chalk promontory one of the best places in the UK and northern Europe to see them from land.
It had been, said the Dean of York, the appearance through the half-glazed Great East Window window of a full moon a couple of Christmases ago, that had brought home to her the enormity of the project for which she was responsible.
The Yorkshire Post says: A window of hope. Milestone in York Minster restoration
A WINDOW into the past – and the future – is offered by the culmination of a momentous restoration project at York Minster that has taken a decade of painstaking work to complete because of its complexity.