York Stories of Interest

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

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  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

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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 […]

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

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  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

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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 Most Affordable Cities In The UK For First-Time Buyers

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  By Sophie Christie in The Telegraph. Virtually all first-time buyers in Brighton are being priced out of their own city, with new data revealing that only 2pc of properties in the seaside resort are affordable for new buyers. While most would assume that London is the least affordable place for first-time buyers, it’s Brighton that takes the […]

The Tan Hill Inn, Britain’s Highest Pub, Is Up For Sale

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    From BBC News.   Britain’s highest pub, which regularly gets snowed in at its isolated location in the Yorkshire Dales, is up for sale. The 17th Century Tan Hill Inn in North Yorkshire has panoramic views and is on sale for £900,000. The pub, 1,732 feet (528m) above sea level, was named the […]

Nestle To Open Japan Factory For Exotic Kit Kat Demand

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  From BBC News.   Nestle is to open its first factory in Japan in more than 25 years because of demand for exotic flavours of Kit Kat. While traditionally the wafer snack has been made using milk chocolate, dozens of different flavours are proving popular in Asia. Flavours like wasabi and green tea have […]

York Carers Centre

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  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

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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 […]

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

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  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 !

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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 […]

Maintenance Improvements Worth £80 m Planned For Yorkshire And Humber Roads

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  From The Yorkshire Times.   Over £80 m of maintenance improvements will be taking place on Yorkshire’s roads this year providing drivers with smoother and safer journeys. This work, which is in addition to the major improvement schemes taking place in the region, includes resurfacing over 207 miles of lanes, using over 100,000 tonnes […]

Health & Well-Being In York

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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 […]

Pictured: Buffy Star Films New ITV Drama In York

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  From YorkMix.   Two screen stars teamed up in York on Tuesday to film a new ITV series. Anthony Head, best known as the Watcher Rupert Giles in TV hit Buffy The Vampire Slayer, was working with Miranda Richardson, who played Queen Elizabeth I in Blackadder in the city. They are two of the leads in Girlfriends, a […]

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 […]

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