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Independent Music Labels Are Creating Their Own Streaming Services To Give Artists A Fair Deal

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    By Steffan Thomas in The Conversation   Music streaming services are hard to beat. With millions of users – Spotify alone had 60m by July 2017, and is forecast to add another 10m by the end of the year – paying to access a catalogue of more than 30m songs, any initial concerns seem to have fallen […]

Forbidden Corner’s Yorkshire Dales Castle Folly Must Be Demolished

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  From BBC News.   A castle folly built by a tourist attraction in the Yorkshire Dales must be demolished. The 32 foot (10m) decorative structure at the Forbidden Corner, near Leyburn, was built without planning consent. The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority said the folly was unsuited to the location. The Forbidden Corner has […]

Up, Up And Away ! York To Stage Three-Day Hot Air Balloon Spectacular

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        From YorkMix.   More evidence that ours is a super-soaraway city – as a hot air balloon festival is confirmed for York. Featuring three days of breathtaking flights and events, the York Balloon Fiesta 2017 will come to Knavesmire this September. A total of 50 hot air balloons, from all across […]

Grab Your Bucket And Spade ! York’s City Centre Beach Is Back

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  From YorkMix.   York may not be at the seaside – but it does have a pretty nifty beach… For the second year running urban beach Coppergate Strand has opened. And the free attraction will be here throughout August. The sands at the Coppergate Centre provide a place for youngster to play and the […]

Shakespeare’s Theatre To Be Built On York Car Park

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    From YorkMix.   It was back in May when we first revealed it might be coming. And now it has been confirmed that a pop-up Shakespearean theatre is heading to York. In the first project of its kind in a European city, a recreation of the 16th century Rose Theatre, which was a forerunner to […]

Carer Awareness Training Sessions

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  Hello, We are offering two stand alone bite-size Carer Awareness training sessions to professionals across the city, on Tuesday 3 October in the Rowntree Room at West Offices.  You are welcome to attend either the morning or the afternoon session.   Morning Session 9.15am to 12pm Afternoon Session 1 to 3.45pm   This course […]

The York ME TGA Inter-Company Fantasy Football League

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  Businesses are signing up for our Fantasy Football League, ready for the new season.  Last year was a great success and we’re looking to make it even better with your help.  As a change to last year, your business doesn’t even have to be based in York to take part ! With a Plaque […]

Join The Conversation !

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    I’ve received the following from Vale of York NHS, so pass it on for your interest and information: Join the conversation! As part of our commitment to involving and updating our patients and public, we would like to invite you to one of our public engagement events. We will be holding a series […]

The York ME TGA Inter-Company Fantasy Football League

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  Businesses are signing up for our Fantasy Football League, ready for the new season. Last year was a great success and we’re looking to make it even better with your help.  As a change to last year, your business doesn’t have to be based in York to take part ! With a Plaque to […]

Retro Cool And Vintage Seaside

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    By Victoria Benn in The Yorkshire Times.   Retro Cool I don’t often think about what an archetypal northern social club might look like, but if someone were to ask me now, I would now know the answer; the Caroline Social Club in Saltaire. The club is so named because of its location […]

30 Things To Do In York This Weekend, July 8-9 2017

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    From YorkMix.   It’s the first ever York Proms this Sunday – but it doesn’t make our list only because the show is already sold out. If you’ve missed out, don’t panic there’s loads more to do – from cheering on dragons to street parties to music festivals. As always, York’s comprehensive guide […]

Tour De Yorkshire Boosts Economy By 64 Million Pounds

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  From The Yorkshire Times.   The 2017 Tour de Yorkshire boosted the economy by almost £64 MILLION, independent research shows today. The race weekend from 28-30 April saw a record 2.2 million spectators line the route and spend 8% more than last year. Accommodation spend was UP 6.5% year on year and non-accommodation items […]

York Carers Centre

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York Carers Centre regular services Carers Café Our next Carers Café is Wednesday 5 July, 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 […]

The York ME Community – Inter-Company Fantasy Football League For The York ME TGA Shield

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  The York ME Community runs an Inter-Company Fantasy Football League sponsored by TGA Mobility.  This is to help raise awareness of the illness that affects around 250,00 people in the UK, and 800 in the York area alone. Companies have enjoyed a great 2016/17 season with Bransby Wilson coming out on top and winning […]

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 […]

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