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York’s community flood hub reopens

Following the Environment Agency’s Flood Action campaign the community flood hub has opened once again in the old electricity sub-station in Wellington Row. The hub updates residents on work in the...

Opposition Labour group say review of council car parks in York is inadequate

St George's Field in York: Artist's Impression An earlier decision to approve a report into car parking, has been “called in” by the Labour Leader Pete Kilbane and councillors Rachel Melly and Janet...

Firefighters test new aerial ladder at York Minster

Photograph: Richard McDougall Fire fighting crews were at York Minster on Tuesday testing out a new aerial ladder. The new ladder is based at Harrogate and can go 15 metres higher than the York...

York Christmas Market is one of the most picturesque

York Christmas Market 2021 Photograph: Richard McDougall Although only into day 12 of the York Christmas market, apparently it is one of the most photographed in Europe!  Approximately 600...

Bird Lovers outraged at York Station pigeon cull

Station-Pigeons-in-York-Picture-from-York-Stringfoot-Pigeon-Rescue Although pigeons can be a health and safety issue at stations, LNER is being criticised for the way it is tackling the problem at...

Plans for 276 student flats on former Mecca Bingo site likely to be approved

Artists impression of student flats City of York Council planning department has recommended plans are approved to build 276 student flats on the former Mecca Bingo site. A report submitted to the...

York Railway Station Revamp Gets Green Light

View of the new York Railway Station from Station Road, York. Photograph: york.gov.uk The transformation of York railway station has moved onto the next stage of development. First approved by York...

New North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Elected

The counting of votes for the the North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner election. Photograph: Selby DC on Twitter North Yorkshire has elected a new police, fire and crime commissioner....

300-Home building development plans set for former Rowntree site

Artists impression of how the Rowntree site could look Plans for a 300-home building development to be built on the former Rowntree site in York are set to get the green light. The plans will see...

‘A Season For Giving’ Event at Fairfax House

Christmas has moved into Fairfax House. From 20th November to 9th January, visitors can travel back in time in the new ‘A Season for Giving’ event, where each room of the house will feature...

Local Sports News

Club Statement: Steve Watson

PRESS RELEASE 13th November 2021 We can confirm that Steve Watson has left York City Football Club with immediate effect. After the game today there has been a conversation with Steve...

National News

Salisbury crash train ran 220 metres past stop signal as wheels slipped on rails

The collision happened just outside of Salisbury on Sunday.

Facebook to shut down face recognition system and delete data

The parent company, Meta, have confirmed they will delete the faceprints of over a billion people.

Wales duo Alun Wyn Jones and Ross Moriarty ruled out of Autumn Nations Series

Upcoming games they will miss are against South Africa, Fiji and Australia.

Gregory Porter Some pre pandemic music is no longer appropriate

He says that messages of togetherness will be important going forwards.

More than 20000 people have crossed Channel to UK this year

The number is more than the whole of 2020.

Unai Emery confirms Newcastle have shown an interest in the Villarreal boss

The Magpies have been without a permanent boss since the 20th of October.

Average price paid for motor insurance has fallen by nearly 40 this year so far

Thats according to data from the Association of British Insurers.

Community Interest Articles

York Philharmonic Male Voice Choir back after 20 months of not performing

Photograph: YorkPhilChoir York Philharmonic Male Choir say they are really looking forward more than ever to giving live concerts again and have quite a few live concerts throughout December.  All the dates and venues are listed below but they will sell out...

Charity launches single in hopes of Christmas number one

Learning disability charity United Response has launched an ambitious campaign to get a song written and performed by members of staff and people supported by the charity to Christmas number one in the UK charts. ‘Dance With You’ the uplifting track penned by Senior...

Sara Pascoe Announces ‘Success Story’ 2022 Tour

Comedian and star of BBC2 stand-up special Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads is back with a brand-new stand-up show, which will visit York Barbican on 24 November 2022. Sara decided she wanted to be famous at 14 years old. Since then, she has...

John Barrowman Announces ‘I Am What I Am – West End to Broadway’ 2022 Tour

John Barrowman is back on tour with his new show ‘I am What I am’ and visits York Barbican on 20 May 2022. John said: “From the West End to Broadway, this has been the amazing journey of my musical Theatre career. I’ve worked with Andrew Lloyd...

Dirty Dancing In Concert World Tour Is Coming To York!

A global live to film concert tour commemorates the 35th anniversary of the classic hit Phenomenon. Relive the timeless love story of Baby and Johnny with Dirty Dancing in Concert, celebrating the film’s 35th anniversaryon a full-size...

The Proclaimers Announce 2022 UK & Ireland Tour

2022 will see The Proclaimers heading into the recording studio to record their 12th studio album, followed by festival appearances in the summer and a 35-date UK & Ireland tour from October to December.  The 2022 headline tour includes a visit to York...

Blonde Brown Recruitment launches in York – Indie recruiters with personality

Left Kate Right Charlotte Blonde Brown, a new recruitment firm specialising in contract and permanent positions, has just launched in Yorkshire. Set up by Charlotte Watson and Kate Chandan, the company will operate nationally to match people with businesses across a...

Dinosaur Spectacular in York Theatre Christmas Cracker

Theatre@41 is set to welcome the touring dinosaur spectacular Teach Rex for a Christmas  show like no other.  The shows at Monkgate...

Jorvik Radio joins forces with Dunelm to help “Deliver Joy” in community

Following last year’s success,  Dunelm is once again helping “deliver Joy” to local communities with this year’s project expected to be bigger than the last. The project is being supported by Jorvik Radio. Earlier this week Matt Lloyd from the Breakfast Show...

Meet Theatre@41: a small theatre with big ambition

Nestled behind a church on Monkgate is Theatre@41, a completely volunteer-run creative hub and performing arts centre. Jorvik Radio spoke with the charity’s Chair, Alan Park, about what makes this theatre unique and why people call it ‘York’s best kept secret.’ Can...

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