York’s own tapestry goes to Bayeux in art swap

IT is a Yorkshire entente cordiale that perfectly compliments President Macron’s offer to loan the 950 year-old Bayeux Tapestry to Britain.

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Soyuz simulator gives young astronauts Peake practice

The spacecraft used by the British astronaut Tim Peake touched down in York yesterday, on the second leg of an earthly tour that has already taken in Bradford and Durham and will eventually burn out in Belfast.

Coun Janet Looker, Labour leader of York Council

New homes target rejected in York planning blueprint

THE first city-wide development blueprint for York in more than half a century risks creating “the worst sort of dormitory”, a senior politician in the city warned last night.

The bus was damaged as it travelled over Ouse Bridge in York. Picture: Google

CCTV appeal leads to man's arrest after York bus window smashed

Police in York have charged a man after a bus window was smashed while passengers were on board.
Orla Guerin

BBC reporter gains honorary Doctorate

Orla Guerin, the BBC news reporter in Cairo, is one of eight people to be awarded honorary degrees by the University of York this weekend.

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Police released the appeal on behalf of coroners.

Appeal to trace relatives of deceased York man

York Coroner’s Office is appealing for relatives or close friends to come forward to help formally identify a man who has died.

Police have appealed.

Moped and BMW drivers' altercation after collision in York

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses after acollision in York which led to the drivers of a BMW and moped being involved in an altercation.

Police have thanked the public for their help in the search for a missing woman.

Missing York woman found after urgent police appeal

A woman missing from York has been found after police issued an urgent appeal for information on her whereabouts.

A major refurbishment is planned at the National Railway Museum in York.

The Yorkshire Post says: Pacer trains should be shunted to revamped National Railway Museum

JUST LIKE the Northern equivalent of Crossrail, there does not appear to be a firm timetable – yet – for the proposed transformation of York’s iconic National Railway Museum.

Inside the National Railway Museum, in York

Head of steam gathers for York rail museum expansion

The journey from Flying Scotsman to the Hitachi Azuma has taken the railway industry 95 years – but passengers may soon be able to do it in less time than it takes to walk to the buffet car.

Volunteer gardener Bob Mansfield working at Beningborough Hall.
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Historic Yorkshire hall issues rallying cry for new volunteers

THE OWNERS of a historic North Yorkshire estate have issued a rallying cry to anyone looking for the chance to make a difference this new year.

Brett Vincent Lill, 46, of Flaxman Avenue, York.

York man recalled to prison

Police are asking for the public’s help to find a York man wanted for recall to prison.

Broadcaster Jeremy Vine viewing the 1216 copy of the Magna Carta at Durham.

Broadcaster Jeremy Vine to speak at North Yorkshire chamber dinner

Broadcaster, journalist and TV presenter Jeremy Vine will be this year’s guest speaker at the York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner.

Profile: David Armitage, York Handmade Brick Company

Profile: David Armitage, York Handmade Brick Company

Like the bricks he makes, David Armitage has built a business that is distinctive and hard-wearing. Mark Casci went to Alne to meet him.

Police wish to speak to this man following the bank cards theft at Hotel du Vin in York.

Bank cards theft leaves York hotel guest thousands of pounds out of pocket

A female hotel guest in York was scammed out of £2,600 after having her cards stolen from her room.

Kingswood Grove in York. Pic: Google.

Crews deal with chimney fire in York

Firefighters dealt with a chimney fire at a home in York today.

The Flying Scotsman crossed Ribblehead Viaduct last March.

YP Letters: Why is Flying Scotsman hidden away by railway museum?

From: Catherine Nolan, Midland Road, Royston.

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The main building of the former Bootham Park Hospital in York.

York's historic Bootham Park Hospital site to be sold off by NHS

A Grade I-listed former hospital in York is being marketed for sale to generate funds for reinvestment in the NHS.

Police have issued a description.

Police issue description of man after 'serious sexual assault' in York

Police investigating a "serious sexual assault" in York have released a description of the alleged attacker.

The victim and the man were seen together near Lendal Bridge in York. Picture: Google

York detectives hunt man who sexually assaulted and robbed woman near St Peter's School

Detectives in York are hunting a man who lured a vulnerable woman to a quiet area of the city before subjecting her to a "horrendous attack".

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