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Crook & Weardale
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“AMAZING, appalling, shocking.” That was the verdict of Durham Foodbank co-ordinator Peter MacLellan on new figures, released today, revealing a 463 per cent rise in North-East foodbank users in just 12 months.
12:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014
DOZENS of bishops and hundreds of faith leaders including the Bishop of Durham will today (Wednesday, April 16) demand the Government take urgent action to tackle the growing food crisis engulfing the UK.
1:54pm Tuesday 15th April 2014
5:39pm Tuesday 15th April 2014
FREE car parking is being brought in for restricted car parks in the heart of York city centre. Visitors have long complained about the cost of car parking the city, from spring bank holiday on May 26 selected car parks run by City of York Council will be free between 8am and 11am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings.
5:29pm Tuesday 15th April 2014
A NEST box with a view has been installed on the University of York’s 60-metre high boilerhouse chimney - in a bid to attract peregrine falcons to the campus. The new high rise box and perch have been installed on the highest point on the university’s Heslington West site as part of efforts to increase the diversity of wildlife on the 500-acre campus. More than 150 bat, owl and bird boxes have also been installed in woodland areas.
12:15pm Monday 14th April 2014
4:12pm Monday 14th April 2014
CITY of York Council has announced that its successful free Wi-Fi pilot in the city centre is to be expanded and will include all six current park-and-ride terminals across the city. It will be delivered in three phases, the first of which will be available ahead of the Tour De France coming to the city, in July. The fully supported service will be free, will operate round-the-clock and will be of such high quality that it will be able to support streaming services such as BBC iPlayer.
3:36pm Monday 14th April 2014
GUNNERS from Topcliffe, near Thirsk, will fire a 21-gun Royal salute in York’s Museum gardens at noon on Easter Monday, April 21, to mark the Queen’s 88th birthday. The new Royal Armoured Corps band will provide military music as its marches from Duncombe Place at 10.45 am to the gardens.
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An archaeological dig has started at a medieval church in York city-centre in the hope of finding medieval, Viking and Roman artefacts. The dig at the Church of All Saints in North Street will continue in phases until October.
4:06pm Thursday 10th April 2014
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6:32pm Tuesday 8th April 2014
Georgey Spanswick is to be BBC Radio York's new breakfast show presenter. She currently hosts the Late Show on BBC stations across Yorkshire and is taking over from Adam Tomlinson, who has fronted the programme for the past six years. He will now co-present the Afternoon Show alongside Anna Wallace.
8:40pm Monday 7th April 2014
34-year sentence for former soldier who murdered York estate agent and tried to kill her friend in "savage" nine-hour attack
4:50pm Monday 7th April 2014
10:57am Monday 7th April 2014
COUNCIL chiefs have stopped issuing fines to drivers breaching controversial traffic rules on York’s Lendal Bridge and Coppergate – but are recording the routes in case penalties can be handed out later.
4:41pm Monday 7th April 2014
3:55pm Monday 7th April 2014
York City Council set to challenge ruling over controversial traffic ban that has seen 63,000 motorists fined
3:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014
10:42am Saturday 5th April 2014
11:55am Sunday 6th April 2014
THIRSK Racecourse’s first meeting of the season will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Injured Jockeys Fund. The charity has spent more than £17m in helping over 1,000 jockeys whose injuries have forced some of them to give up riding. Racing on Saturday (April 12) will start at 2.15pm. For details, visit thirskracecourse.net.
3:23pm Friday 4th April 2014
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YORK Central’s Labour MP Hugh Bayley has tabled an early day motion in the House of Commons recognising the achievement of York in celebrating ten years of being a Fairtrade city. He praised the commitment of the York Fair Trade Forum and the role played by local shops, schools, businesses and universities in achieving the status.
North Yorkshire Police to be investigated by IPCC over way it dealt with Jimmy Savile child abuse allegations
8:47pm Thursday 3rd April 2014
NORTH Yorkshire Police and the county's Crime Commissioner have asked the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) to investigate its handling of historic child abuse allegations involving Jimmy Savile and his friend Peter Jaconelli.
6:05pm Thursday 3rd April 2014
PALOMA Faith will perform her third album A Perfect Contradiction at the York Barbican on Saturday, November 1. For tickets, which go on sale at £29.50 at 9am today (Friday, April 4), call 0844-854-2757 or visit yorkbarbican.co.uk
U-turn as Yates pub chain admits door staff prevented scarred war veteran from entering York bar over his appearance
10:44am Thursday 3rd April 2014
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5:53pm Thursday 3rd April 2014
Youths wielding nunchucks smashed the windows of the local Tory party HQ in Poppleton Road, York. It was the fifth time windows of the building have been smashed in the last year and police are investigating and analyzing CCTV footage.
4:50pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014
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