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£3m Fund Will ‘Revolutionise’ UK Airport Security, Putting An End To Laptop Hassle

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  By Katie Grant in iNews.   The Government will unveil on Friday a £3m fund to “revolutionise” airport screening so that passengers are no longer required to remove their laptops from their hand luggage during security checks. Companies and universities will be invited to bid for the money that is intended to support projects […]

The York ME Community Coffee Club

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  Our Coffee Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month for a cuppa and a natter at The Novotel York. Our next get together is on Wednesday 18 October at 2 pm.  The Coffee Club is open to anyone either with ME, or friends and family looking for support from people who understand. Due […]

Snow Machine For Shambles ! Street Raises Cash To Guarantee A White Christmas

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      From YorkMix.   Don’t bother looking up the long-range weather forecast. It will snow in Shambles this year.   York’s most picturesque street is set to enjoy a white Christmas, even if the rest of the city stays resolutely snow free. At least that’s the plan – as retailers launch a campaign […]

10 Indulgent Drinks For Chocolate Lovers To Try In Leeds

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  By Claire Schofield in iNews.   From indulgent hot chocolates to creative cocktails, these Leeds cafes and bars are serving up innovative chocolate-based drinks that will keep every chocoholic happy. Offering a special menu of 12 decadent hot chocolates, you can fend off those cold weather blues at the upmarket Dakota Deluxe Hotel. The […]

Motability’s Tyre Policy ‘Risks Safety Of Customers’

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  By John Pring in Disability News Service.   The Motability car scheme has been accused of risking the safety of its disabled customers, by refusing to replace their tyres until they are only just above the legal minimum tread depth. Disabled campaigner Ian Jones, one of the founders of the WOW petition, said that the […]

Album Review: Raised Under Grey Skies – JP Cooper

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  By Graham Clark in The Yorkshire Times.   No doubt the album title relates to his home city of Manchester. Many will know JP Cooper through his first big hit September Song and his dance track Perfect Strangerswith Jonas Blue. In over 18 months he has gone from playing support slots to his own headline tour this month. […]

Bonfire Display ‘Biggest Ever’

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    By Daniel Willers in The Press.   An explosive night of fun and entertainment in York, organised by North Yorkshire fire service for charity, is expected to be bigger and better than ever this year. The bonfire and fireworks display at Rawcliffe Country Park will take place on November 4 in aid of The Fire […]

Another Harry Potter Shop Moving Into Shambles

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    From YorkMix.   They do say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But does that apply to wizards as well as to muggles? Five months after a Harry Potter-themed shop opened its doors on Shambles – and proved to be a huge hit – a second very similar store is set to […]

Review: Son Of A Preacher Man

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    From YorkMix.   There are many things to praise in this show. For a start, it is packed with Dusty Springfield songs, from the huge hits to earlier titles such as Island of Dreams. The opening of the first act, with a solo trumpet playing the first few notes of You Don’t Have To Say […]

Tom Petty Stood Up For Authentic Rock Music – And He Never Backed Down

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    By Adam Behr in The Conversation.   The most watched video on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s YouTube Channel – at over 46m views – is a cover version of the Beatles’ While My Guitar Gently Weeps. The performance features an all-star cast and a famous guitar solo by Prince. Channelling George Harrison’s […]

Raising Funds For Invest In ME Research – At No Cost To You !

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An easy way to raise funds for Invest in ME Research without it costing you a penny. Who says you don’t get owt for nowt ? There are over 3,000 retailers at GoRaise who will donate to Invest in ME Research every time you shop with them via our link at the top of this […]

York Panto Star Berwick Kaler Fights Back After Heart Bypass Operation

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    By Mike Laycock in The Press.   Panto legend Berwick Kaler has told how he is fighting back to health from major heart surgery as he prepares for his next show at York Theatre Royal. Britain’s longest serving pantomime dame says he is recovering well following a double heart bypass operation in July, when he […]

The Stunning Yorkshire Landscape, By Dave Zdanowicz

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    From The Yorkshire Times.   Bradford photographer, Dave Zdanowicz is a 34 year old landscape photographer with a passion for his beautiful county. In his own words “I absolutely love landscape photography and I have dedicated the last 3 years of my life travelling around Yorkshire photographing the breath-taking county. This has resulted […]

Too Fatigued To Do Anything – Director Jennifer Brea Exposes The Personal Pain Of A Rare Disorder In The Doc ‘Unrest.’

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  By Amy Kaufman   Jennifer Brea was a PhD candidate at Harvard University when her mind started to fail her. At age 28, she was already an accomplished academic, a graduate of Princeton who’d moved to Massachusetts to delve into the world of political economy and statistics. But in the midst of her studies, […]

Yorkshire Air Ambulances To Carry Blood On Board

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    From The Yorkshire Times.   Yorkshire Air Ambulance has started carrying blood on board their helicopters for the first time, enabling critically injured patients to receive transfusions at the scene of accidents or in the air. The potentially life-saving initiative has been funded through a donation of more than £16,000 from the Henry […]

Morrisons Is Launching A Veg Box, Which Feeds A Family Of Four For A Week For £3

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    By David Levesley in iNews.   Morrisons is launching three seasonal veg boxes, with a standard box costing just £5. Three options will be available: a wonky veg box for £3, a standard box for £5, and an organic box for £8. A standard box contains 4.2kg of veg including a kilo of […]

91 Stunning Photos – And A Brilliant High-Speed Video – That Capture The Spectacle Of York’s Balloon Fiesta

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    From YorkMix.   We were promised spectacle – and we certainly got it ! The first York Balloon Fiesta has provided amazing sights on Knavesmire and over York, as our great photographs by James Drury show. And many of you captured magical images and videos too. The first flights were on Friday afternoon. […]

Out ! Gary Mills Sacked As York City Manager After Cup Exit

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    By YorkMix.   Gary Mills has been sacked by York City for the second time. The football club terminated the contracts of the manager and his assistant Darren Caskey with immediate effect on Saturday night (September 30). It followed City being dumped out of the FA Cup by South Shields – a team […]

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