NFU president Minette Batters urges police chiefs to act on rural crime

Minette Batters, the president of the National Farmers’ Union, will today urge chief constables to ensure farms and rural communities do not become a “soft target” for criminals.


Vision for city ends ‘20 years of failed plans’

A £22m “masterplan” to develop part of the centre of York would “end 20 years of failed proposals”, senior councillors promised yesterday.


Halifax to close two branches in Yorkshire

Halifax bank has announced it is to close two branches in Yorkshire.

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A scenes from The Great Gatsby at Castle Howard. Picture: Charlotte Graham

Actors get up close and personal as Gatsby returns to an old haunt

A piece of “immersive theatre” created in York and then taken to London will be restaged in the summer at a singularly appropriate venue.

The Yorkshire Dandy collection, launching Antonia Houston Couture and Yorks Fashion Week. Model - Lara Aitkin; make-up - Sonia Schofield; head piece - Knot & Bloom. Shot on location at Middlethorpe Hotel.by Olivia Brabbs - www.oliviabrabbs.co.uk

Introducing the Yorkshire Dandy and a week of fashion in the city

York Fashion Week brings together designers, retailers, students and creatives from across the city. Yorkshire Post Fashion Editor Stephanie Smith previews the event and talks to key players.

Lobster ravioli, Lobster bisque and chervil oil. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Restaurant review: The Hideaway Kitchen, York

Everyone deserves a second chance, says Elaine Lemm, after two wildly different visits to the Hideaway Kitchen.

GLASS ACT: Co-founders Lee Grabham, left, and Wayne Smith at Brew York in Walmgate yesterday as they launched the appeal. PIC: James Hardisty

Join our beer revolution, say York brewers

AN AWARD-WINNING brewery has launched a crowdfunding appeal to create a new venue with the aid of its customers.

HERITAGE: Alice Roberts and Ben Robinson outside York Minster.

York’s Viking heritage under the spotlight

In a new TV series Professor Alice Roberts explores six of Britain’s most historic towns, with York’s Viking heritage coming under the spotlight. Chris Bond reports.

York Minster.

Abandoned ‘throne’ that links Masons with burned-out Minster

It was, quite literally, the seat of the second Earl of Zetland. A Freemason’s throne, hand-carved from the charred and fallen timbers of York Minster but then abandoned to its fate in an old barn, is perhaps Yorkshire’s most unusual and uncomfortable armchair.

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Everything you need to know about York’s pop-up Shakespearean theatre

The works of William Shakespeare are known throughout the world, and this summer the city of York will embrace the world of Shakespeare by hosting Europe’s first ever pop-up Shakespearean theatre.

Fossgate in York.

Councillors to decide whether to ban traffic permanently from York’s ‘hidden gem’

Just a stone’s throw from York’s more famous, timber-framed Shambles, an ancient thoroughfare that calls itself the “ultimate street of independent business” could soon see a dramatic uplift to its profile.

Andy Herrington at Ainsty Ales, which is based in farm buildings at Acaster Malbis near York.

Ainsty Ales take off on the farm at Acaster Malbis

Every Friday afternoon at around 3pm the thirsty villagers of Acaster Malbis make their way to Manor Farm, where beer is served by local brewer Andy Herrington in this small rural corner of the York and Ainsty wapentake, thanks to the on-going benevolence of landlord farmer Roger Raimes.

The shops on Coney Street, York. Pic: Google.

Burglaries at Cancer Research charity shop and jewellers in York

Burglars hit a charity shop and a jewellers in York city centre, police said.


FLOODING: Warnings remain in place for rivers in Yorkshire

The River Ouse and several other waterways around the county have been badly affected by wet, wintry weather over the last week.

11 flood warnings and 21 alerts in place for Yorkshire as heavy rain continues

Flood warnings are in place across Yorkshire after the wet Easter weather and the continuation of heavy rain caused river levels to rise.
York winner: Nakeeta and Callum Rodriguez, left, beats Flymetothestars and Luke Morris to win the Ebor.

Prize-money for York’s Ebor to double in next 12 months to £1m

YORK’S showpiece race, the Ebor, will be worth £1m in 2019.

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Dr John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York, preaching at last year's Easter Day service at York Minster.

Archbishop of York: Easter offers a reminder that God’s justice and mercy are intertwined

I’M finding it hard to erase the mental image of waxen-faced little children in the cellars of Ghouta, sheltering from the slaughter being enacted above their heads.

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From left: Andy Stamp  WW2 , Charles Hancock 1950/60's, Sandrine Bauchet, present day, Yoan Martin  1980s  and Gary Hancock, WW1, with in the  background a T7 Hawker Hunter trainer 1950's,  Handley page Victor Bomber 1960's and a prototype Tornador GR4.

Hats off to a century of air combat as RAF flypast marks anniversary

Representatives of five ages of airborne warfare took the salute yesterday as the Yorkshire Air Museum mounted a flypast to mark the centenary of the RAF.


Pensioner treated in hospital after York bungalow blaze

AN ELDERLY man was treated in hospital for smoke inhalation after a blaze badly damaged a bedroom at a detached bungalow in York.

This Yorkshire attraction is one of the 12 most Instagrammed places in the UK

This Yorkshire attraction is one of the 12 most Instagrammed places in the UK

Travel website Expedia has released a list of the 12 most photographed locations in the UK.
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