Mon, 17 Feb, 2020

Tributes to ‘brilliant’ academic Alix Beaumont after death at 36

TRIBUTES have been paid to a “brilliant” and “irreplaceable” University of York academic and lecturer who tragically died from cancer aged just 36.

Sun, 16 Feb, 2020

Agency issues conflicting figures for Ouse peak flooding levels

A GLIMMER of hope emerged tonight that flooding from the Ouse in York might not be as bad as was originally feared by the Environment Agency.

Sun, 16 Feb, 2020

FLOODS York prepares in pictures

Photographer Frank Dwyer has been out and about today in York.  Here is a selection of the pictures he's taken as York prepares for its second flood in a week. 

Sun, 16 Feb, 2020

Councils, 999 services and agencies in York and North Yorkshire combine to say "stay vigilant"

STAY vigilant - that's the warning from the emergency services, and local authorities and agencies as York and North Yorkshire.

Sun, 16 Feb, 2020

FLOODS: York on red alert as river levels continue to rise

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the floods threat in the wake of Storm Dennis. Officials are continuing their efforts to strengthen the city's defences as levels on the River Ouse continue to rise.

Sun, 16 Feb, 2020

Don't drive into flood water warning as more North Yorkshire bridges closed

Don't ignore road closure signs and don't drive through flood water, police and highway bosses warn as more bridges are closed.

Sun, 16 Feb, 2020

Ten images from The Press archive of the York floods of 2000

THESE ten images show what happened the last time the River Ouse reached 5.4 metres above normal summer levels, in November 2000.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

A £38 million investment should prevent a repeat of the Foss floods of 2015

PEOPLE living near the River Foss in York SHOULD avoid a repeat of the disastrous Boxing Day floods of 2015 for several reasons this time round.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

River Ouse could rise 5.4m - higher than 2015 York floods - after Storm Dennis

THE River Ouse could reach the record levels reached during the 2000 floods of 5.4 metres above normal - according to the Environment Agency.

Sun, 16 Feb, 2020

New uniform made from recycled plastic at Outwood Academy Easingwold

PUPILS at a school in North Yorkshire are now sporting a uniform made from recycled bottles.

Sun, 16 Feb, 2020

£2m anti-terror block plans for York get the go-ahead

MORE than £2 million will be spent on installing anti-terror blocks across York city centre - after council chiefs gave the plans the green light.

Sun, 16 Feb, 2020

Abbey to host event for father

A SPECIAL concert of contemporary pop music in Selby Abbey will mark the second anniversary of a daughter’s death.

Sun, 16 Feb, 2020

Never mind messy teenagers - I'm a messy parent

ASK anyone to describe a typical teenager's bedroom and the word they will probably use is “messy.”

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

STORM DENNIS: Here's what's happening to protect homes and businesses in York

THE Environment Agency is warning that the River Ouse could peak at 5.4m above normal levels on Monday.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

Rivers rising in York and across North Yorkshire

THE RIVER Ouse is rising again in York as Storm Dennis makes itself felt in North Yorkshire rivers.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

Storm Dennis - bridge and road closures in North Yorkshire

CAWOOD Bridge and roads in North Yorkshire have been closed by Storm Dennis as North Yorkshire begins a night of heavy rain.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

Storm Dennis batters York and North Yorkshire

STORM Dennis is battering North Yorkshire and York with winds currently gusting at nearly 50 mphand heavy rain.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

Spark:York's lease extended - but with 'more muscle'

SPARK:York will stay in the city for another two years - as long as cladding is installed.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

Chefs say £800 a month market pitch was close to toilets and bins

A POPULAR Italian street food stall - run by a Michelin star-trained chef - closed after a disagreement with Make It York (MIY).

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

Eating Out Review: D'Vine Italian in York shines amongst the competition

IT'S Saturday night in Swinegate and the relative calm before Storm Ciara arrives in York.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

First look round new restaurant, Printers Apprentice, set to open in York

HERE’S a first look at a new restaurant set to open in York city centre on Monday (February 17) after a £200,000 redesign.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

Water-filled 'sausage' dam to be built in bid to stop flooding

A WATER-FILLED 'sausage' AqauDam will be put up this weekend by residents in a North Yorkshire village in a bid to prevent flooding.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

Berwick ‘excited’ as tickets go on sale for Dick Turpin Rides Again

PANTOMIME legends - including Dame Berwick Kaler - said they were “excited” as tickets went on sale for their new venture at York’s Grand Opera House.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

Rail company closes cross-Pennine route for Storm Dennis

RAIL companies are urging people not to travel today and tomorrow with cancellations and delays expected to be widespread.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

New dessert cafe Bae in York sells patisserie with an Asian twist

MAXINE GORDON visits a new dessert cafe full of Eastern promise

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

Snowdrop Storm Dennis casualty

A nursery has postponed its fund-raising this weekend because of Storm Dennis.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

Vikings move into Mediaeval Hall

The weather has driven the Vikings indoors for the opening days of this year's Jorvik Festival.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

TRAVEL: Wensleydale Hotel, Middleham

TWINNED with Agincourt, Middleham has a history for forging positive Anglo-French relations.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

101st birthday celebrations for Tess

A WOMAN, who worked for the Royal Air Force (RAF), celebrated her 101st birthday with a party at a care home in York last week.

Sat, 15 Feb, 2020

Thinking on my Feet by Kate Humble (Aster/Octopus, £9.99)

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

York set to see worse flooding after Storm Dennis than after Ciara

STORM Dennis now looks set to cause worse flooding in York than the city suffered after Ciara.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

Popular York pub, The Graduate, to change name and look

A POPULAR pub in York is set to change its name and undergo a ‘huge’ refurbishment.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

Four more road closures proposed in The Groves to prevent rat-running

FOUR more roads in a York neighbourhood are being proposed to close to prevent rat-running, the council has said.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

York man jailed for stabbing his brother in the back

A MAN stabbed his brother in the back with a kitchen knife as the victim tried to defend their mother, York Crown Court heard.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

Break-in at Lidl supermarket in York - man arrested

A MAN has been arrested after a Lidl supermarket in York was allegedly broken into in the early hours of this morning (February 14).

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

Freedom of City call for Sir Vince Cable blocked in York

COUNCIL chiefs have rejected a call for York-born Sir Vince Cable to be awarded the Freedom of the City.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

York school meal provider in allergy court case

NORTH Yorkshire County Council has appeared in court charged with an allergy offence in connection with its school meals service.

Thu, 13 Feb, 2020

First look inside Judge's Lodging after £500,000 refurb

AN historic York city centre hotel re-opens tomorrow (Friday, February 14) following a major refurb costing more than half a million pounds.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

Storm Dennis set to cause train delays and cancellations

YORK train operator LNER says it will run fewer and slower trains over the weekend because of Storm Dennis - and is urging passengers to delay their journeys until Monday if possible.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

York technology boost to help reduce traffic jams and road rage

YORK has been given a financial boost to trial an innovative transport project that looks to help reduce road rage, rush hour traffic and improve air quality across the city.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

Tadcaster Albion's appeal after flooding damage

A NORTH Yorkshire football club have launched an appeal for donations after fears of closure due to damage from Storm Ciara last weekend.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

Council says there's no criteria for deciding who gets Freedom of the City

CITY of York Council says it has no formal criteria to assess whether someone should be awarded the Freedom of the City of York.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

Married couples could be OWED more than a £1,000 from HMRC

MARRIED couples across the country are being urged to sign up to a tax break which could see more than £1,000 paid into their bank accounts by the government.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

Barclays Bank branch in Heslington to shut

A BANK is to close its branch in a village on York's outskirts.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

Haxby Road Academy takes part in operation to clean up park

PUPILS from a York primary school have been making a difference in the community – by helping clean up a nearby park.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

Young people take to York's streets to mark one year of climate protest

HUNDREDS of teenage climate activists took to the streets of York today (Friday) to celebrate the one-year anniversary of YouthStrike4Climate.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

Police appeal to locate wanted Selby man

POLICE have launched an appeal to locate a wanted Selby man.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

Bettys to appear on BBC's The One Show

BETTYS is set to appear in an upcoming television show.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

'We are ready for Storm Dennis', says Northern Powergrid

NORTHERN Powergrid says it is ready should Storm Dennis cause damage and disruption to its network.

Fri, 14 Feb, 2020

Moped fire in York believed to be arson -police carry out house-to-house inquiries

POLICE have been carrying out house-to-house and CCTV inquiries after a moped was set on fire outside a house.