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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...

‘It’s a double whammy’: local charity provides better life for animals and therapy for people

“It's our life. It's our lifestyle. And if we can get up in the morning to make a child smile then it's been worthwhile.” Mary Chapman, BEM, talks about animals, the charity Nuzzlets, and how it all started with an unexpected knock on her door. In 2002, Mary and Kathy...

‘A Journey with James:’ from mystery seizures to eventual diagnosis

Three years ago, James Shipley experienced his first of many seizures. He shares with Jorvik Radio how it took years of medical visits, counselling and support from family, friends and strangers to finally get him a diagnosis and start his road to recovery. In 2018,...

Tools to help communities and charities to tackle climate change at local level

As COP26 draws to a close, Community First Yorkshire is calling for individuals, communities and charitable organisations to take steps to reduce their environmental impact. The charity today launches a Climate Change Toolkit that brings together simple to understand...

JORVIK Viking Festival set for full return to York in February! 19-27 February 2022

Photograph: Charlotte Graham The Vikings will once again be pitching their tents in central York in February 2022 with the welcome return of the JORVIK Viking Festival!  The dates have just been announced for a nine-day Festival, which will include...

Movember – Real Talk featuring York City FC’s Steve Watson

In support of Movember, insurance brokers Partners& is teaming up with York City Football Club to host ‘Real Talk’, a networking event to promote awareness of men’s mental and physical wellbeing. The event is being held at the brand new LNER community stadium in...

Fireworks Display Raises Record Amount for The Fire Fighter Charity – Press Release

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended and supported the charity bonfire and firework display at Rawcliffe Country Park on Saturday. We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended and supported the charity bonfire and...

The Recycle Project upcycles items from York tips

The team behind the Recycle Project. Photograph: York Press A team of upcyclers who find new uses for the weird and wonderful items dumped in our tips is creating a circular economy in York. The Recycle Project was once a simple idea between friends with a vision of...

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