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How A New Map Is Guiding Tourists To Some Of York’s Best Businesses


  From YorkMix.   Want to know where you can find some of the best indepenedent shops and businesses in York? There’s a map for that! Indie York’s new map details more than 100 of the city’s independents, from bars to bookshops, designers to delicatessens. It is now stocked across York, helping both visitors to […]

Forbidden Corner’s Yorkshire Dales Castle Folly Must Be Demolished


  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


        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


  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 […]

Bootham Crescent Stands In For Nazi Olympic Stadium In New Film – And The Internet Has A Field Day


  From YorkMix. Both were built in the 1930s but there, you might think, the similarities end. Yet Bootham Crescent is now standing in for the Olympiastadion in Berlin, the huge stadium built by the Nazis to stage the 1936 Olympics. This week York City’s ground is providing the backdrop for a “period sporting drama” […]

Shakespeare’s Theatre To Be Built On York Car Park

globe theatre

    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

York Carers Centre

  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 […]

York Carers Centre

York Carers Centre

  Welcome to the August 2017 email update from York Carers Centre.   York Carers Centre Carer wellbeing programme York Carers Centre in partnership with York Mind, Converge, St Nicks, York LGBT Forum, Sunshine Changing Lanes and Kindlewoods have an exciting new opportunity to deliver a bespoke range of activities to support individuals’ mental health […]

The York ME TGA Inter-Company Fantasy Football League


  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 […]

New Shop To Open At The Red Devil’s Home On Stonegate

Printer's Devil, Stonegate

  From YorkMix.   The famous Stonegate Devil is about to see new residents move into his shop. The much-photographed imp perches on the corner of 33 Stonegate, which will soon be home to a fashion and homeware shop. This historic building has been empty since the closure of Old Guys Rule in June 2016. Now it […]

Join The Conversation !


    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 […]

Health & Well-Being In York


The York ME Community are taking part in this event. Why not come along and support us and learn a little more about Myalgic Encephalomyelytis (ME) ?   Friday 28th July 10.30 am to 4 pm  York Explore Library and Archive   Come along to our health and wellbeing fair at York Explore to celebrate […]

The York ME TGA Inter-Company Fantasy Football League


  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 […]

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


    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

Tour de Yorkshire

  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 […]

UCI Road World Championships 2019: Yorkshire Host Towns Revealed


    From BBC News.   Harrogate has been chosen as the main host town for cycling’s Road World Championships in 2019. Race start locations have also been proposed in Beverley, Doncaster, Leeds, Northallerton, Ripon and York. The UCI Road World Championships will see about 1,000 riders from 75 countries competing for the coveted rainbow […]

York Carers Centre

York Carers Centre

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


  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


  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 […]

York’s Best Beer Gardens, Updated For 2017. Cheers !

Beer Garden

  From YorkMix.   Get out, and stay out. That’s the message the hot and sunny weather is sending us. And it made us think: it’s about time we updated our guide to York’s best beer gardens. Thanks to nominations from YorkMix readers – and our own diligent research of course – here’s a thoroughly […]

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