Fri, 22 Nov, 2019

Press Business Awards 2019 winners unveiled

A LEADING family firm was crowned overall winner as the cream of the region’s companies went head to head at the final of The Press Business Awards 2019.

Fri, 22 Nov, 2019

Emergency treatment waiting times soar at York Hospital

THE number of patients waiting more than four hours to be admitted for emergency treatment at York Hospital has quadrupled in the last year, it has been revealed.

Fri, 22 Nov, 2019

Rocket Ronnie up there with Federer and Woods

Ronnie ‘The Rocket’ O’Sullivan reveals the secrets to becoming snooker's most prolific major winner.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

WATCH: York burglars flee police at 100 mph jailed for nearly 10 years

TWO burglars who fled from police at more than 100 mph in a stolen car are today serving a total of nearly 10 years between them.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

Woman, 23, arrested near Acomb primary

A WOMAN has been arrested following an incident close to a York primary school.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

York St John University graduations 2019 Day 3

TODAY marks the third and final day of 2019 York St John University graduations.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

New Lidl store in James Street, York, officially opens

THE new Lidl supermarket store in York is officially open.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

"Family man" downloaded sex pics of children

A “FAMILY man” is today a convicted sex offender after he downloaded videos and pictures of children being sexually abused and tortured, York Crown Court heard.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

"This world is on fire!" York children debate the day's hot topics in the annual secondary schools public speaking competition

SO, you think children shouldn't bunk off school to take part in climate protests, eh?

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

Bollards plan to be postponed

PLANS for bollards to be replaced on a historic route through the city walls have been deferred.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

Fire engine involved in collision in Selby

A FIRE engine on its way to responding to a 999 call was involved in a collision with another vehicle, causing it to collide with a pedestrian yesterday evening (November 21).

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

Priory Street Nursery closure would be 'devastating for families'

A NURSERY could be set to shut - in a move that would be "devastating" for families looking for childcare in York.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

York offices to be demolished to make way for new flats

PLANS have been submitted for the Northern Rail offices in York city centre to be knocked down to make way for a new apartment block.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

GENERAL ELECTION 2019: Rachael Maskell, York Central, Labour candidate

The Press has offered parliamentary candidates the chance to have a say ahead of the General Election. Here Rachael Maskell, York Central candidate for the Labour Party, sets her stall out.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

Specsavers duo take fundraising efforts to new heights

A DUO from Pocklington have tested their limits during a skydiving challenge to raise money for a national sight loss charity.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

Time capsule marks Heworth Scout group’s centenary

A SCOUTS group in York buried a time capsule during a fun-packed open day to celebrate its centenary.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

New York art exhibition celebrating work of unique artist

A NEW art exhibition with work both from and inspired by artist Gillian Lowndes will go on display on Saturday at York Art Gallery.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

Ikea Christmas tree deal is almost twice the price in 2019

FORGET Black Friday, this is the deal shoppers always like to keep an eye out for.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

How to get a free letter from Santa for your kids

IT'S the most wonderful time of the year.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

Do you want to appear on Salvage Hunters?

A WELL-known TV show is heading to North Yorkshire to film a special edition of the programme.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

Couple bring spirit of Christmas to families in Selby and York

A YORK charity will be hosting a special party for low income families this Christmas.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

PICTURE OF THE WEEK: Patrick Pool showing its age in 1957...

WELL, this is a street in serious need of a bit of TLC.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

Ho-ho-ho it’s time for annual Malton Santa run

NORTON will once again be ho-ho-hosting a fundraising Santa fun run on Sunday, December 1.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

LETTER: The Duke of York is an embarrassment

In the wake of his car crash BBC interview, where he failed to condemn convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, or show the remotest sympathy for his underage victims, preferring instead to justify his own behaviour with nonsensical excuses, Huddersfield Students Union have voted to oust Prince Andrew as Chancellor of their university.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

Buy local at York artists' Christmas fair this weekend at York Cemetery Chapel

BUY local this festive season is the message from York artists, designers and makers who are hosting a Christmas fair this weekend.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

COLUMN: Why I embrace this day devoted to men

EARLIER this year I wrote about a controversial Gillette advert which urged men to be accountable for toxic masculinity.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

LETTER: State of children’s teeth is worrying

Cllr Paul Doughty is right to be concerned with the number of children referred to hospital for dental extractions (More than 170 children have teeth removed, November 19). As one who has worked in most spheres of dentistry and specialised in treating children, one or two comments are appropriate.

Thu, 21 Nov, 2019

University of York faces strike walk-out

EIGHT days of strikes at the University of York begin on Monday.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

York parking is set to go online and cashless

A MAJOR overhaul of parking for residents and visitors in York is set to start - including moving to a cashless online system.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

A64 eastbound reopens near Malton after lorry crash - driver airlifted to hospital

THE A64 eastbound near Malton was closed for a number of hours today (November 20) after a lorry overturned.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

Anti-Islam Facebook video will put man behind bars, court hears

A MAN who issued a “call to arms” against Muslims in the aftermath of a series of terrorist attacks is preparing to go to jail.

Tue, 19 Nov, 2019

Plans revealed for old York Post Office building

THE former Post Office on Lendal looks set to become a branch of a national steakhouse chain.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

New Rohan shop opens in York city centre

OUTDOOR and travel clothing brand, Rohan, has relocated to a new store in York city centre - just down the road from its previous store.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

Electric trolleys could be the answer to York market row

MARKET traders may be able to use electric trolleys to help clear their stalls, in a bid to resolve the ongoing dispute with Make it York over finishing hours.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

Well-known comedian adds third date to tour

AFTER back to back sell-out shows earlier this month, Romesh Ranganathan has announced a third date for his new live show.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

Plan for new late night dessert cafe Heavenly Desserts in York

PLANS for a dessert cafe to open a branch in York have been submitted.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

Sports Direct to close its doors

THE SPORTS Direct store in York city centre has announced that it will be shutting.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

200 extra pairs of eyes looking out for criminals across York and North Yorkshire

NEARLY 200 members of staff and volunteers in the retail, tourism and security industry across York and North Yorkshire have been trained in how to spot potential criminals and those planning to commit crime.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

Just Smile Designs opens new store in York city centre

AN ILLUSTRATOR based in York has officially opened her new design store as demand for her products continues to grow.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

York St John University graduations 2019 Day 2

HUW Edwards the chief anchor of BBC News at Ten, will join hundreds of graduates getting their degrees from York St John University today (Wednesday, November 20).

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

Girl, 10, assaulted by man in Knaresborough

A 10-YEAR-OLD girl was assaulted by a man in a North Yorkshire town.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

UK ticket-holder wins £105m EuroMillions jackpot

IT'S time to dig out those lottery tickets as a UK ticket-holder has won the £105 million EuroMillions jackpot.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

"I changed my life in 15 minutes"- says York's TEDx organiser Caroline Chapman

MAXINE GORDON meets the organiser of York's first TEDx women's event and learns how you can change your life taking small steps at a time

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

GENERAL ELECTION 2019: Keith Aspden, York Outer, Liberal Democrat candidate

The Press has offered parliamentary candidates the chance to have a say ahead of the General Election. Here Keith Aspden, Liberal Democrat candidate for York Outer, sets his stall out

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

TIM MURGATROYD: OK Boomer... it's time politicians put young people first

ACCORDING to the great poet Wordsworth, “The child is father of the man”. Certainly our beginnings often determine our future when it comes to education, jobs, housing, even long-term health.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

A64 in Ryedale shut for repairs over two weekends

A STRETCH of the A64 in Ryedale is to be closed to motorists over the next two weekends.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

Rugby star to join in fun at Christmas tree lights switch-on in Market Weighton

A RUGBY league star will team up with the Vicar of Market Weighton for the town’s Christmas tree lights switch-on and festive celebrations.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

LETTER: How about fixing bus departure times, Marc?

So, Marc Bichtemann of First York says he is sorry and is going to fix things (The Press, November 1). Well Marc, having seen the new timetable that you propose for the service 12 from December 1, things look like they are going from bad to worse.

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

LETTER: Don’t blame council for barriers - blame Blair

I’ve seen the barriers in town, heard the comments on the local radio and read The Press. But we must think back to why all this started. It began with the Iraq war, when Bush and Blair invaded to destroy so-called missiles of mass destruction, which were never found. This resulted in the loss of thousands of lives on all sides and led to the terrorists which we see today in big cities in the UK and Europe: it all links back to the invasion of Iraq. Don’t blame City of York Council for putti

Wed, 20 Nov, 2019

Raising a Toast to a five-star Nigel Slater treat at York Theatre Royal

REVIEW: Nigel Slater’s Toast, York Theatre Royal, until Saturday. Box office: 01904 623568 or at yorktheatreroyal.co.uk