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York & Harrogate News

DISCOVERY: Dr Marshall with the newly-discovered tree. Pic Andy Marshall.

Scientist discovers new species of tree - and gives schools a chance to make history

BARGAIN: Jennifer Chadwick and Eve Haynes promote the Wedding Table Top Sale by the Hospitium. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography.

Keeping the costs down on that special day

Doors close on historic Georgian tourist attraction

KILLER: Martin Bell.

Killer's bid for shorter sentence is rejected

A Canada Goose

Goose kicking thug sought after attack on York riverside

SECRETS: The Minster's stoneyard is opening its doors to the public.

Hidden secrets of York Minster revealed

CRAMPED: Full Sutton Prison

Prison inspector's report highlights conditions in 'cramped' Full Sutton

TRAGIC: Megan Roberts

Posthumous honour for tragic student

COTTON:Filming in York for Dark Angel: Photograph Simon Bartle

Filming starts on historic epic about serial killer Mary Ann Cotton starring Joanne Froggatt

Stefan Forge

New plea over death of cyclist 14 years ago

SPECTACLE: The Queen visiting York for the Royal Maundy service in 2012.

Spotlight falls on Royal visits as the Queen prepares for a very special day

SUCCESS: Vikings Thrain (Kevin Cockrayne) and Floki (Matthew Lester) help celebrate the milestone.

Visitor numbers hit 18-million

CENTENARY: Centre: Vicky Carr from Spa Sweethearts WI with exhibitioners. Picture: Lorne Campbell

WI centenary celebrations to take place in Harrogate

TERROR THREAT: RAF Menwith Hill, which has been confirmed as an Isis target

Chemical attack fear in North Yorkshire as Isis confirm spy base Menwith Hill is target


Isis Menwith Hill Threat: Council confident action will be taken to protect workers and residents

FUN: A unicyclist at Elvington Airfield

Speed fans flock to Motorcycle Wheelie World Championships in York

SUPPORT: Emma Bilson is going to Calais to help migrants

York students to take care parcels to Calais migrants

CORN: Scott Powell, winner of the Sweetcorn Eating Championships at the York Maize Maze.

Champion con on the cob eater failed to beat world record

BIDDING: The auction of stone from York Minster at Dean's Park. Pic: Richard Doughty Photography

Stonework, time and glass from York Minster went under the hammer


Retailers told to plan ahead for Christmas

BIRTHDAY: Cast members Izaak Cainer, Rozzi Nicholson-Lailey and Beth Lilly with the birthday cake in honour of Edith Nesbit

The Railway Children theatre cast celebrate the 157th birthday of Edith Nesbit

EXHIBITION: St Mary's Church in Thirsk.

Medieval wood is celebrated in new exhibition

SALE: Master mason John David with a section of the stained glass replica fabric to be sold by auction.

Chance to own a piece of York Minster

Shops evacuated after suspicious package reported

Shopping centre reopens after bomb scare

SCRIPTWRITER: Samuel Jefferson from Harrogate

Former doctor sets his sights on TV fame after winning BAFTA competition

TEA JUNCTION: The National Railway Museum is offering free tea tasting workshops

Railway museum celebrates afternoon tea tradition

UNCLAIMED: It could be you.

Big Lotto prize still waiting to be claimed

ICONIC: The Flying Scotsman steaming throughYork in 2004.

Flying Scotsman's restoration to be celebrated


Baroness opens new sensory garden at Police Treatment Centre

ACCIDENT SCENE: Dibble's bridge

Cyclist who died after striking bridge and plunging 50ft into stream named by police

COVERACK COVE: Mr Walwyn's body was found near here

Legendary North Yorkshire yachtsman dies during transatlantic crossing

PROTESTOR: The man was removed from York Minster last night. PICTURE: Tony Neil

Protestor who scaled York Minster is released by police without charge

MINSTER PROTEST: The man speaks with police. PICTURE: Tony Neil

Man brought to safety from roof of York Minster

LAUNCH: Harry Gration gets in the spirit of the new event.

Plans unveiled for major new sporting event

PROTEST: Police called to York art gallery opening

Art gallery charges protest lands council with headache

Piglets saved from huge farm fire

Piglets saved from huge farm fire

CHEERS: The runners get underway in the York 10K.

Thousands run for charity in the York 10k

SERVICE: The Unibus will run through the night.

Round-the-clock bus service to be launched

GIFT: Paul Spooner (right) presents Dave Benson with the thermal imaging camera.

High-tech life-saver for rescue boat

BUILDING: (L to R) Adrian Taylor of P + HS Architects, Heather Parry of the YAS and Nick Todd of contractors Clugston Construction at the site.

Work begins on new £10m venue

GROWING: The Hungate development site.

City centre homes scheme jumps in size

STABBED: Liam Paul Miller.

Teenager remanded on murder charge

STABBED: Liam Paul Miller

Teenager charged with murder of student musician in Acomb area of York

STABBED: Liam Paul Miller.

Teenager in police custody following death of North Yorkshire musician

COAST WATCH: Seaside visitors are being asked to look out for the common blue.

Seaside visitors urged to look out for the common blue butterfly

Murder investigation launched after man dies in York disturbance

Detectives not looking for anyone else in connection with York death

DE-STRESSING: Young carer Thomas Reynolds spars with coach Rob Smith as Kira Cowperthwaite looks on.

Carers pound the punchbags to beat stress

Woman attacked during night out

Woman attacked during night out

INJUSTICE: The roundabout roadworks.

Roadworks-blighted residents win compensation

PRESIDENT: Sarah York.

New president makes a little bit of history

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