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Explore York Libraries from home

If you are confused or overwhelmed by the huge amount of information on offer, Explore can help. We are making it easy for people to find information and advice as well as inspiration as we all deal with the coronavirus crisis. Explore website has all sorts of useful links to help people cope during the… Read more »

York Fashion Week heads in a new direction

Following the postponement of York Fashion Week 2020, the brand management agency behind the week-long event – NIMA – has redesigned the website in a bid to support local businesses. The site now acts as a hub and directory for any businesses and creatives previously involved in York Fashion Week. It provides a platform for… Read more »

Sustainable distillery celebrates International Day of Forests

Cooper King Distillery is celebrating an exciting milestone in their support of environmental charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT). Ahead of International Day of Forests on 21st March, the Yorkshire-based gin and whisky distillery has now supported the creation of 10,000 square meters of woodland – a whole hectare. Since August 2018, Cooper King Distillery have… Read more »

Connective Technology Support for York Businesses

Connective technology offers support to York businesses and residents. A York-created mobile phone app, Connected-York, is offering support to businesses and residents as the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic are being felt more severely on the high-street and retail in general. The app, which was created by two York residents, has been used to promote businesses… Read more »

York City FC donate food to local Charity

The food which was prepared for today’s game against Altrincham has been donated to Changing Lives York after the fixture was called off due to concerns over Coronavirus. York City Club Chef Des Coulson, who perpares the food for players, staff and hospitality guests at Bootham Crescent, was on hand this afternoon to deliver to… Read more »

Celebrate Female Musical Icons

Celebrate female musical icons with Jessa Liversidge and Malcolm Maddock A wonderful journey of song, celebrating some of the most iconic female singers and songwriters of the 60s, 70s and 80s. From musical theatre legends Julie Andrews and Barbra Streisand and pop sensations Carole King, Karen Carpenter, Kate Bush and more, to the hilariously clever… Read more »

National Award for York Theatre

NATIONAL AWARD FOR YORK THEATRE York’s prize-winning Joseph Rowntree Theatre has been successful in a nationwide competition run by the Theatres Trust and international stage equipment company, J & C Joel, worth £10,000. J & C Joel has replaced all of the theatre’s stage curtains and upgraded scenery-moving equipment to enable even bigger and better… Read more »

U.K. mothers prefer gin over wine, flowers and chocolates

Research just released shows U.K. mothers prefer gin over wine, flowers, chocolates – and even a lie-in! The spirit may be known as ‘Mother’s Ruin’ – but it’s a favourite for Mothering Sunday, according to the York Gin Company.  In their Twitter poll- whose other options were chocolates, flowers and a lie-in – gin won… Read more »

Coastliner teams up with Visit Malton

COASTLINER – NEWS RELEASE 06 March 2020 COASTLINER TEAMS UP WITH VISIT MALTON TO MAKE IT EVEN EASIER TO REACH YORKSHIRE’S FOOD CAPITAL Partnership to attract more visitors with ticket-plus-travel deal for Meadowfest, Malton’s amazing summer live music and food festival Bus operator Coastliner is teaming up with the people behind Malton’s rise to fame… Read more »

News release from York Musical Society

YORKSHIRE CONNECTIONS HEADLINE MARCH CONCERT Fauré’s luminous Requiem will have a Yorkshire connection when it is performed by York Musical Society (YMS) at 7.30 p.m. on Saturday 28 March in York Minster.  The popular and well-known work will be complemented by the Requiem in C minor by Michael Haydn. Soprano Anna Prosser is a Choral… Read more »