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Imphal Barracks in York to move to Catterick in 2028

Imphal Barracks in York Google Street View The Ministry of Defence has confirmed that the 1st (UK) Division of the Army are to move from its York Headquarters to Catterick in 2028. York was the...

Three year campaign to slow traffic on Burton Stone Lane gets approval

Burton Stone Lane, Councillor Danny Myles Photograph York Press The southern end of Burton Stone Lane has suffered from buses, heavy goods vehicles and other traffic exceeding the 20mph speed limit...

York Racecourse seeks to rename Duke of York Stakes Race

York Racecourse is seeking to rename the Duke of York Stakes race which is part of the Dante Festival held in May each year. The six-furlong sprint was named after Prince George, Duke of York in...

North Yorkshire Police record more than 280 careless driving offences

Following last November’s Police campaign known as “Fatal 5”, North Yorkshire Police recorded over 280 careless driving offences. The road safety campaign spanned a period of five months and was...

City of York Council launches its own web-based housing application system

Councillor Denise Craghill, Executive Member for Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods Later this month the council will be launching a new online application system for residents to apply for...

Successful Brass Monkey half marathon takes place after two year gap

Photograph: Joni Southall The Brass Monkey Half Marathon took place on Sunday with approximately 1500 runners.  It is 2 years since the race took place and race director Richard Yeomans said it...

City of York Considers New Future for Tourism

Visit York Photograph: YorkMix Visit York has been recommended York to begin exploring more edgy and contemporary tourist attractions. The 2022 Visit York Tourism Conference, attended by over 250...

Acomb Scout Group Celebrates 90th Birthday

Photograph: 2nd Acomb Scout Group Acomb Scout Group is celebrating its 90th birthday this year with a special ‘Memories Project’ to remember events of the past. First founded in 1932, this year’s...

Anti-terrorism Bollards Get the Go Ahead

Anti-terrorism Bollards. Photograph: City of York Council Anti-terrorism bollards will be put up around York’s city centre despite criticism from disability rights campaigners. The bollards, which...

See history come alive on York app

One of the characters you can find on the York Quest app. Photograph: York Bid A mobile app will get a new update to celebrate York’s rich history. The York BID launched the York Quest app to...

Local Sports News

Buildbase FA Trophy Fifth Round Draw

Earlier today, the draw for the Buildbase FA Trophy Fifth Round was carried out. Included in the draw was York City, who had done particularly well to reach the last-16, thanks to three 1-0 wins....

2022 started with a bang for York City as they made it into the FA Trophy last 16 after a victory over Slough Town

Following multiple postponements, York City were prepared to take to the field for the first time in 2022, 15 days into the new year! It was FA Trophy time for The Minstermen who had been drawn up...

PRESS RELEASE We are delighted to announce the signing of defender Maxim Kouogun from League of Ireland Premier Division side Shelbourne on a free transfer. The 24-year-old centre half, who came...

STATEMENT We can now update supporters on the status of the loan players extending or departing the club upon the expiration of their initial deals. Ryan Whitley’s loan at Scarborough Athletic has...

The end of 2021 marks the end of a hectic roller coaster of a year for York City.

In January, the focus was barely on the football as only one match took place in that month - a 2-2 draw away at Kidderminster. In the middle of a covid crisis, postponed games were the least of...

Press Release York City Football Club is delighted to announce a long-term agreement with Nfinnerty Electrical & Plumbing for the sponsorship of the South Stand at the LNER Community Stadium....

National League North – York City 1-0 Alfreton Town

LNER Community Stadium Tuesday 28th December City ended the year on a high with a big three points against Alfreton, thanks to a Paddy McLaughlin goal. Boxing Day disappointment left York City...

York City 1-1 Chorley

National League North LNER Community Stadium Saturday 11th Dec 10-man York City picked up a valuable point against Chorley today, watched by a record attendance of an incredible 4,512! Following a...

Volunteer Richard Ingleby wins National League award

David Ingleby The Vanarama National League has awarded YCFC Volunteer Richard Ingleby 'Volunteer of the Month' for November. Richard was nominated by the club for his work on the relocation of...

David Longhurst and Norman Wilkinson honoured in City Wall

Press Release We are pleased to announce that supporters tiles and two further portraits have been installed to the ‘City Wall’ with Norman Wilkinson and David Longhurst placed between the initial...

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

Silverdale Hoard coming to York for major new display at JORVIK VIKING CENTRE

Exhibition opens 8 February 2022 An incredible collection of silver jewellery and coins, found in a lead container buried in Lancashire, is set to form the centrepiece of a new year-long display at York’s JORVIK Viking Centre.  The Silverdale Hoard, dating...

North Yorkshire village halls are taking steps to innovate for the future

With more and more changes to technology and the way we live, village halls are working hard to make sure they’re not left behind. Community First Yorkshire, the Rural Community Council for North, South and West Yorkshire, will be raising awareness of the...

Highlights from Visit York Tourism Conference 2022: ‘Tourism in a post-pandemic world’

The virtual Visit York Tourism Conference event opened this morning to 264 delegates, with this year’s theme exploring ‘tourism in a post-pandemic world’. Make It York’s Managing Director, Sarah Loftus, opened proceedings by...

Press Release: York Green Party: Friday 14th February 2021

Last Wednesday, the council's Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change approved a decision to continue the use of the controversial chemical glyphosate as the principal method of weed control in York. An all-party group of councillors, concerned about the...

Celebrate York’s rich history with augmented reality walking tour

York’s rich history, from Roman times to the present day, is being celebrated in a free app which will take you on a tour of the city, encountering some of York’s most famous characters hidden around the historic streets. Aimed at families, you’ll meet Anne Lister,...

Nunkie Theatre Company presents

“A Warning to the Curious…” Two Ghost Stories by M R James, Performed by R M Lloyd Parry “Storytelling at its finest…” The Stage Over a century after their first publication, the ghost stories of M R James retain their power to terrify and amuse. This gripping one-man...

JORVIK Viking Festival postponed until May – but online Thing continues

Moved not cancelled – that’s the message from organisers of JORVIK Viking Festival who have announced that this February’s event will be moved to May, as concerns over large gatherings and availability of staff prompt the change. JORVIK Viking Festival normally takes...

Over 70 attractions, events and offers announced for York Residents’ Festival 2022

Press Release York Residents’ Festival is returning this January with over 70 attractions, events and offers. Taking place predominantly over the weekend of 29th - 30th January, some offers are extended for up to a...

OPEN CALL TO CREATIVES TO JOIN YORK'S NEW CULTURE FORUM In 2020, the ambitious Culture Strategy mapping out the next five years of York’s Creative Future was launched. A joint initiative between Make It York, City of York Council and the Cultural...

Britain’s Greatest Cabaret Trio to visit York on UK Tour

Following a smash-hit autumn run of shows, Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman continue their extensive UK tour to York Barbican on 12 February 2022. For nearly four decades, Fascinating Aïda have captured the political and social...

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