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43 Things To Do In York This Weekend, June 24-25 2017

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  From YorkMix.   This weekend is more jam packed than a suitcase full of jam jammed into a jam factory. Cosplay and fantasy fun at the Comic Con, free tours and entry to museums, the cycle rally on Knavesmire and world-leading tattooists in New Earswick… As always, York’s comprehensive guide to York is yours […]

Armed Forces Day: Toby Carvery Offering A Free Dinner Or Breakfast – Here’s How To Claim Yours

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    By Laura Love in GazetteLive.   Serving troops, reserves, veterans and cadets can claim a free carvery dinner this weekend to celebrate Armed Forces Day. Toby Carvery is showing its support to the armed forces by offering all military personnel a free carvery or breakfast on Armed Forces Day, this Saturday, June 24. […]

From York To BBC Radio 1 – Six Local Musicians To Get National Airplay

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      From YorkMix.   Six local bands and artists will go national this week – with their tracks showcased on BBC Radio 1. They have been selected to appear on Huw Stephens’ evening music programme, after being chosen by Jericho Keys. Jericho’s BBC Introducing show on Radio York champions the best in music […]

GRAHAM Construction Sparks A Eureka! Moment For Children’s Museum

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  By Steve Everett in Yorkshire Business Daily.   GRAHAM Construction has started work on the installation of Spark Gallery, a new exhibition space at Eureka! the National Children’s Museum in Halifax, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. As a gift to Eureka!, the contractor has donated more than £10,000 worth of materials […]

Magical Happenings At The North Yorkshire Moors Railway

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    From The Yorkshire Times.   Calling all Muggles! To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway is offering free entry to all children dressed as witches and wizards from Saturday 24th – Monday 26th June. Children who visit in fancy dress will travel free […]

Grub Up ! What’s Happening At The York Taster Food Fest This Weekend

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  By Georgia Simcock in YorkMix.   You can eat your way around the world this weekend without leaving Parliament Street. An assortment of cuisines from Jamaican to Thai, Greek to Indian, will be available to sample during the York Taster Food Festival. The little sister of September’s ten-day food jamboree, the taster fest still has […]

Civil War Re-enactment – Scampston Hall – 25 to 28 August 2017

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    Sealed Knot members from around the country will flock to North Yorkshire for the largest Civil War event in the UK! Experience the horrors of a nation at war with itself, brother against brother, father against son, families torn apart. Cannon will roar, musketeers will volley, an all action battle will unfold when […]

Carers Week – 12 to 18 June 2017

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  Carers Week is a national campaign to celebrate and recognise the UK’s 6.5 million carers who look after family or friends who are older, ill or have a disability. York Carers Centre are committed to helping the city’s estimated 18,000 carers within Carer Friendly Communities;  places where local people and services understand a carer’s […]

Plan To Turn York Shop Into A Burger Restaurant

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    From YorkMix.     A chain of upmarket burger restaurants is planning to convert a York shop into one of its outlets. The Handmade Burger Co already has branches in Leeds, Hull and Sheffield. Now it wants to bring the concept to York. It has applied to City of York Council for a […]

Historic Aircraft Unveiled At Yorkshire Air Museum

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  From ITV Calendar News.   An historic aircraft has been rolled out for public viewing at the Yorkshire Air Museum. The newly-repainted Blackburn Buccaneer was built in Brough in East Yorkshire. It first flew on 5th June 1964, from Holme-on-Spalding Moor near York, and in 1965 it became the first Fleet Air Arm aircraft […]

York Prepares… City Makes Plans To Host Pivotal Moment In Election 2017

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  From YorkMix.   York is preparing to host what could be the biggest moment in a fascinating General Election campaign. Both Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn are heading to the city for a special live Question Time on Friday night. The programme is being broadcast on BBC1 from the University of York. It’s all systems go […]

York Carers Centre Regular Services

York Carers Centre

Carers Café Our next Carers Café is Wednesday 7 June, 10 to 11.30am at the Spurriergate Centre, York. Please come along and enjoy a free drink and teacake and an opportunity to meet other carers.  You can bring the person you care for if you wish and there’s no need to book. The Spurriergate Centre […]

A Balloon Festival And Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Could Both Be Heading To York

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    From YorkMix.   More amazing entertainment could be heading York’s way. There are plans afoot to bring a hot air balloon festival to the city. And work is underway to bring a pop-up version of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre to York too. Neither is confirmed yet. But at the second annual stakeholder meeting of […]

House Hunting In York ? Get Kirstie And Phil To help ! Location Location Location To Film In City

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    From YorkMix.   It’s a tricky business, finding the perfect home in York within a budget. But if you’re struggling perhaps we can offer a solution. Or rather two – Kirstie and Phil. Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer are planning an episode of their popular home-bagging TV series Location Location Location in York. […]

Magic ! Harry Potter Shop Opens On The Real Diagon Alley – Shambles In York

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  From YorkMix.   Every day a tour guide brings visitors to Shambles and tells them that it is the inspiration for Diagon Alley. He explains how, when they came to build the set for the Harry Potter movies, the film’s designers visited York’s most famous street to study the real-life version of JK Rowling’s […]

First Tenants For The Piece Hall Announced

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    From Yorkshire Business Daily.   The Piece Hall has announced the first nine companies that will be open for business when it reopens on 1 August. It includes a retail and leisure mix of independent new start-ups, expanding local businesses and returning tenants, kickstarting an enterprising new chapter for the sole surviving Georgian […]

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