York Press

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 10:01:12 +0000
Antisemitic X tweets: North Yorkshire Police release woman
A woman who was arrested in connection with an investigation into antisemitic ‘tweets’ shared on X has been released.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 06:00:00 +0000
'88% back plan' for new Aldi in Commercial Street, Norton
ALDI has submitted a planning application for a new food store for Norton following huge local support.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 07:11:33 +0000
Fire started deliberately in Ashbourne Way in Woodthorpe, York
A FIRE has been started deliberately in Ashbourne Way in Woodthorpe, York.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 06:37:11 +0000
Two York men arrested in Seamer after police stop Peugeot
Two York men have been arrested in Seamer near Scarborough after police stopped a Peugeot van.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 05:30:00 +0000
New 'Dial and Ride-type' service MAY be on the cards for York
New 'Dial and Ride-type' service MAY be on the cards for York

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 05:00:00 +0000
All but two council car parks in York will be cashless
Drivers entering York who pay cash for parking in council-run facilities or on the street can choose from two council car parks, after a council boss approved money-saving recommendations.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 05:00:00 +0000
YORK: Diesel buses replace electric due to power issues
Diesel buses were brought in to replace electric buses in York due to charging infrastructure work being delayed at First’s James Street depot.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 00:01:00 +0000
York restaurant crowned winners at Deliveroo Awards 2024
Clucking Oinks located on Castlegate in York, North Yorkshire has been crowned the winner of 'Best Chicken' at Deliveroo Restaurant Awards 2024

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 08:01:03 +0000
DWP Universal Credit warning from the Trussell Trust
Experts have issued an urgent Universal Credit warning to the Government after research revealed more than half of those in receipt of the benefit ran out of food at some point last month and couldn’t afford more.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 09:15:00 +0000
RAC warns drivers after data shows fuel prices on the rise
Average fuel prices have risen by more than 3p per litre in three weeks, new analysis shows.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 15:20:26 +0000
Antisemitic X tweets: North Yorkshire Police arrest woman
A woman has been arrested by North Yorkshire Police in connection with an investigation into antisemitic ‘tweets’ shared on X.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:01:17 +0000
Thief strikes at York hotel gym then uses stolen cards
North Yorkshire Police say that property belonging to two members of the public was stolen from a city centre hotel gym.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 16:39:23 +0000
Jorvik Viking Centre ride in York back in operation
A POPULAR ride at the heart of The Jorvik Viking Centre in York is back in operation, having previously broken down.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 12:46:00 +0000
Monk Fryston post office raid near Selby: staff threatened
North Yorkshire Police is investigating a robbery at a post office in Monk Fryston near Selby.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 12:19:13 +0000
North Yorkshire Police investigate antisemitic tweets on X
North Yorkshire Police say they are investigating antisemitic tweets made on social media platform X, formerly Twitter.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 11:35:00 +0000
TV licensing scam warning in York or North Yorkshire
A warning has gone out to anyone with a TV licence in York or North Yorkshire.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 10:21:57 +0000
Proposed cuts to library budget are 'short-sighted and ignorant'
Proposed cuts to library budget are 'short-sighted and ignorant'

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 10:17:01 +0000
'The long waits in York's A&E are absolutely shocking’
'The long waits in York's A&E are absolutely shocking’

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 09:23:27 +0000
EE boosts mobile phone coverage in North Yorkshire
BETTER mobile phone coverage in parts of rural North Yorkshire helped when a group of walkers got injured.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 07:59:43 +0000
York was nearly a ‘city of vicars’ instead of a 'city of Vikings'
York was nearly a ‘city of vicars’ instead of a 'city of Vikings'

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 05:30:00 +0000
Head Jonathan Green, who saved Naburn Primary from closure, retires
Jonathan Green, head of Naburn Primary School in York, retires

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 05:30:00 +0000
York Lib Dems to stage a 'support our libraries' rally
York Lib Dems to stage a 'support our libraries' rally

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 18:27:20 +0000
Three missing York teenagers found safe and well
Three missing York teenagers who sparked an urgent police search on Tuesday have all been found safe and well.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:10:09 +0000
Ware and Kay: Are you an FCA/PRA regulated employer?
Navigating employment law disciplinary processes can be complicated at the best of times.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:05:07 +0000
Barclays bank branches closing in 2024 - see the full list
See all the Barclays branches set to close in 2024 after the bank revealed on Tuesday (February 20) it planned to cut back on £2 billion in costs by 2026.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:01:11 +0000
When is UK Mother’s Day 2024 and why do we celebrate it?
Mother's Day is taking place in March, make sure you don't forget the date and are prepared.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 16:57:19 +0000
Bradford men charged with theft after van spotted in Seamer
Three Bradford men have been charged with theft after their van was spotted by police in North Yorkshire.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 16:36:22 +0000
Yorkare Homes gains approval for scheme at Lime Trees site in Clifton
EIGHTY jobs are promised when a new care home opens on the edge of York towards the end of next year.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 15:15:31 +0000
The Body Shop to shut half of its stores - 7 will close today
The Body Shop has announced it is to shut half of its stores with seven closing immediately from today (February 20).

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 15:10:00 +0000
Three charged after protest at Prime Minister's North Yorkshire home
Three people have been charged after a protest at the Prime Minister’s North Yorkshire home.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 15:00:00 +0000
York Bus Forum says no progress made on 'key' bus issues
Members of YBF said that The York Enhanced Partnership for Buses Forum, the principal statutory delivery body for £17.36 million awarded in the Bus Service Improvement Plan, has not tackled the subject of bus coverage, frequency of services and thei...

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 14:12:37 +0000
Simon Baynes Wholesale wins custom from expo at Merchant Taylors Hall
A FOURTH-GENERATION York family-owned business is reporting success with its first-ever trade show, which has since boosted the successful business further.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 13:57:15 +0000
St Hilda's School, Ampleforth - consultation launched on closure
A rural village primary school in North Yorkshire could close due to dwindling pupil numbers - despite opposition from parents,

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 13:19:36 +0000
Skipton: Police seize stolen quad bike after chase
Two masked men threw debris at a police car during a chase in North Yorkshire, police said.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 12:42:46 +0000
£795k investment to maintain lighthouses in Scarborough and Whitby
A major £795,000 investment has been agreed to maintain two lighthouses in North Yorkshire.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 11:35:42 +0000
Scarborough: Burglar strikes at St Michael’s Church
Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after a burglar struck at St Michael’s Church in Scarborough.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 10:54:52 +0000
Petanque and Padel plans win approval for Poppleton Community Trust
A thriving York sports club has received a further boost with approval for even more expansion.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 10:21:31 +0000
Learning Through Land at Great Yorkshire Showground
Land-based challenges and opportunities for rural businesses will be explored at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate next month.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 10:00:00 +0000
Skylights announce performance at 'biggest' venue in York
Skylights have announced their biggest hometown performance so far, and it's taking place in York's biggest venue.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 09:37:52 +0000
Bridlington: Plaques for George Whitehurst and Arthur Harrison
New blue plaques have been installed at Bridlington railway station honouring two men who saved countless lives when a bomb hit a nearby yard during the Second World War.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 09:28:07 +0000
Scam warning to Facebook, TikTok, Instagram & Twitter users
Which? found social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and X (formerly known as Twitter) are still littered with scam ads

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 09:27:06 +0000
Council tax to increase by £103 for average UK home
Council tax is set to rise to the maximum permitted amount to avoid financial distress for local councils.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 07:00:00 +0000
Rachael Maskell MP slams short term holiday lets proposals
Michael Gove, secretary of state for levelling up, housing and communities, has announced proposals to require planning permission for short-term lets.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 05:55:50 +0000
A64 at Bramham in North Yorkshire reopens after oil spillage
Part of a major road in North Yorkshire which has been closed for days has reopened this morning.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 05:15:00 +0000
York and North Yorkshire youth benefit from British Business Bank
Start Up Loans, part of the British Business Bank, says it has provided more than £100m worth of funding to business owners aged between 18-24 years old, equating to over 15,000 loans since the programme launched in 2012.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 05:00:00 +0000
Colm Doyle and John Marc Smith jailed for arson attack
Colm Doyle and John Smith used a Molotov cocktail to destroy an Audi near a North Yorkshire home where a family was sleeping.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 05:00:00 +0000
Edwardian Bedding opens in listed building in York
Edwardian Bedding has opened its sixth store in a Grade II listed building in the heart of York's city centre.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 05:00:00 +0000
Mechanic Ronnie Lee Harrison drove at 100mph through village
Ronnie Harrison hit 100mph on a 30mph village road during a 15-minute police pursuit from Hunmanby to near Bridlington.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 05:00:00 +0000
Archbishop of York's book about 'big ideas behind big words'
Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell has spoken about the ideas and challenges behind his new book.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 04:04:00 +0000
Good Business Charter stages awareness week for York firms
A campaign backed by scores of York businesses has been spreading the message about ‘good’ businesses.