ME Awareness and Support in York

Reported On BBC Breakfast – Online ME Treatment For Children


    On the day when the NHS in Bristol are to start a trial on children with ME, it’s important that lessons are learned. A similar trial on adults has recently been debunked and shown to be harmful after the data was proved to be corrupt. To learn more about that, Google ‘The PACE […]

Clifford’s Tower ‘Toilet Block’ Visitor Centre Approved


  From BBC News.   Plans to create a new £2m visitor centre criticised for resembling a toilet block have been given the green light. English Heritage want to build the centre adjacent to 13th Century Clifford’s Tower in York. The organisation said the project would enhance access to the site and work would begin […]

Hop On Board The York Beer Bus ! New Tour Takes You On A Brews Cruise


  From YorkMix. York is blessed with an abundance of brilliant brewers bringing out barrels of belting beers. But until now there was no easy way to meet them, tour their breweries and drink their ales. That struck Mark Stredwick as something of an omission. And so he has created Brewtown Tours – Yorkshire’s first […]

Worse Than The Disease


    From Undark. After living in Oklahoma for 40 years, Nita and Doug Thatcher retired in 2009 to the Rust Belt city of Lorain, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb that hugs Lake Erie. When Nita needed to find a new primary care doctor, a friend recommended someone from the Cleveland Clinic. Nita knew the institution’s reputation for […]

Who Are The Walloons – And Why Are They Blocking Europe’s Free Trade Deal With Canada ?


    By Martin Conway in The Conversation.   Europe, it seems, has been looking in the wrong place to understand its malaise. At different points in the past couple of years, the Poles, the Hungarians and, of course, the British have been singled out as the principal internal opponents of the European project. But […]

Virtual Choir Connects People Across 20 Countries


    From Good News Shared.   Dismayed by the constant barrage of negativity in world events, an Australian musician brought together a group of 200 people from around the world in an ensemble celebrating global peace. Dene Menzel embarked on the project to break down preconceived differences in race and religion and encourage respect […]

Karina Hansen 6: The Homecoming

Karina Hansen

    By Valerie Eliot-Smith.   KARINA HANSEN, “PRISONER OF DENMARK”, IS HOME AT LAST. On Monday 17 October 2016, after three and a half years of incarceration, Karina finally returned home to her family. The arrangement was on a trial basis but in the hope and expectation that she would be finally and permanently […]

Jobseekers “Missing A Trick” When Lacking Mention Of Volunteering Experience


  From Business Matters.   Fewer than 8 per cent of the 7 million UK jobseekers’ CVs posted on Indeed refer to volunteering, even though more than half of people in Britain have done some kind of voluntary work. But candidates’ reluctance about mentioning their voluntary work is at odds with what many employers look for in […]

Dark Angel, Filmed Partly In York, To Be Broadcast On Monday

TV Drama

    From The Press.   Filming took place in several locations in North Yorkshire and County Durham last year, including at Goodramgate and Rowntree Park in York. The two-part drama, which stars Joanna Froggatt, will begin at 9pm next Monday (October 31). It tells the story of serial killer Mary Ann Cotton, played by Froggatt. […]

Virgin Media To Expand Fibre Optic internet In York

Fibre Optic

    From Minster FM.   Virgin Media have announced that homes and businesses in York will be next to benefit from an ultrafast broadband and entertainment boost this year, as part of its £3bn network expansion across the UK. Virgin Media plans to expand its fibre optic network to 20,000 homes and businesses in […]

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