York City VS Brackley Town

Brackley will have come away from the game wondering how they didn’t claim all three points as the Minstermen managed to secure a 0-0 draw this afternoon at Bootham Crescent. A beautiful Autumn afternoon didn’t match the view on the pitch as the visitors squandered numerous chances in the second half where they could have… Read more »

SKYLIGHTS release their EPIC 2nd physical single DARKNESS FALLS on Friday 23rd October

York based anthemic rock n rollers SKYLIGHTS release their EPIC 2nd physical single DARKNESS FALLS on Friday 23rd October. This cinematic track, was produced during lockdown, vocalist and lyricist Rob Scarisbrick: ‘I think the song captures the fear and emotion felt by many around the lockdown. It brought the best and worst out in people.Their… Read more »

City leaders call for urgent Government help as York faces enhanced restrictions

Following news that York is to be moved to tier two on the new three-tier restriction system, just days after the Government initially placed York in tier one, the city’s leaders are calling on the Government to provide urgent and comprehensive financial help to support local efforts to slow the spread of the virus and… Read more »

Independent living apartments ready to be older people the homes they want

A development of 35 apartments has been completed by the council, offering older residents high-quality apartments where they can live independently and well. Opening Lincoln Court is the latest phase of City of York Council’s Older Persons Accommodation Programme and the apartments are available for new and returning tenants. The council will be operating a… Read more »

Council responds to being placed in Tier 2

City of York Council can confirm that today (15 October), the government has announced that York will be subject to additional restrictions, following a sharp increase in cases across the city. From 00:01hrs (midnight) on Saturday 17 October, York will be been placed at the high level (tier 2) of the government’s new three-tier restriction… Read more »

oseph Rowntree Theatre’s #SaveOurTheatres appeal receives £1,000 boost from York Light Opera Company

One of the Joseph Rowntree Theatre’s longest standing hiring companies has gifted the theatre’s #SaveOurTheatres campaign £1,000 as the venue strives to reach a total target of £10,000. The donation comes as the theatre has just eight days left to reach its target and the donation has brought new momentum to the appeal. The crowdfunding… Read more »

Misuse of family member’s blue badge prosecuted

An investigation carried out by City of York Council has uncovered and successfully prosecuted a case of disabled blue badge fraud. Andrew Nichol, aged 61 of Stonegate Court, York, was caught misusing a family member’s blue badge in the city centre earlier this year. An investigation into the misuse was conducted by Veritau, the council’s… Read more »

York Police Service Recognised with a Special Blue Plaque

York Civic Trust Chief Executive Andrew Morrison and Chairman Stephen Lusty went along to the Fulford Road Police Station to present a ‘York’s Lockdown Heroes’ Blue Plaque in recognition of the dedication and hard work shown by staff working in the Force Control Room. The Force Control Room played a critical role in policing response… Read more »

Brand new free Goblin Trail at Rowntree park for Half Term

Halloween is going to be even more fun this year with York Mumbler. The team have created a fun,free Goblin trail at Rowntree Park for families in York this October half term. With things to spot and quiz questions to answer along the way this free, safe trail is ideal for families looking for something… Read more »

Halloween Chiller Alice launches sightseeing tour bus winter specials

SHE’S MAD … ABOUT YORK! HALLOWE’EN CHILLER ALICE LAUNCHES SIGHTSEEING TOUR BUS FIRM’S WINTER SPECIALS Spine-tingling family fun as famed folklore figure Mad Alice leads thrilling journeys of discovery into York’s darkest past Step on board … if you dare! It’s the ultimate spine-tingling, time travelling tour of York’s darkest moments – led by a… Read more »