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‘Our Worst Day!’ Popular York Café Fears For Its Future After Council Forces It To Remove Outdoor Seating

From YorkMix. A York café’s profits have plummeted by more than half after a council “technicality” robbed them of their outdoor seating. 52 Broadway Coffee Shop in Fulford, described as a “meeting point” for the local community, has been forced to remove its outdoor seating and the owners have been told they can’t even open their […]

York Access Hub

The aim of the Hub is to have somewhere for both the residents of York, and visitors to go to when they want to find somewhere that’s accessible to them, despite their disability. To make this happen, we welcome all businesses to advertise for free on this site through completing the Contact Form. You will […]

Pavement Cafés And Street Furniture: Not For Us

The City of York Council Licensing and Regulatory Committee met on 26th April. On the agenda (item 6) was a report about businesses reopening with pavement cafés which stated there were no equality implications surrounding this. We strongly disagree. We took our opportunity to speak at the meeting and sent the statement below to the members of […]

Mum Launches Petition To Reopen Historic York Shop

  From YorkMix. A mum whose dream of reopening an historic York shop could be dashed by planners has launched a petition to support her cause. Last August Sara Winlow bought the property which used to house South Bank Stores on Balmoral Terrace, close to the racecourse. The shop had long since closed, and she […]

Shock As Minster FM To Close – To Be Replaced By A National Greatest Hits Station

  From YorkMix. York radio station Minster FM is to close, it was revealed today (Wednesday). The station will be absorbed into the Hits Radio Brand Network, its owners Bauer Media announced. Many of the staff at the Dunnington-based company have been put on redundancy notice today – including most of the presenters.   To […]

Saved ? York pub Earmarked For Demolition Could Be Turned Into A Drive-Thru Coffee Shop

  From YorkMix.   A pub near York that was set to be demolished could now enjoy a new lease of life as a drive-thru coffee shop. Punch Partnerships Ltd, which owns the Four Alls Inn on the A64, wanted to tear it down and replace it with five houses. The plan drew criticism from the York […]

Rocket In Brass, Steel And Fire

    From Visit York.   About Behold the single most important object in the modern age and meet the humble makers who built the modern world from their kitchen tables, in Brass, Steel and Fire at National Railway Museum. Meet Rocket, the world-changing locomotive which kick started a golden era of innovation. Journey through […]

Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre Goes Into Liquidation

      By Chloe Laversuch at Minster FM.   The theatre say they’ve suffered “unsustainable losses” from it’s recent seasons in York and at Blenheim Palace. THE closure of Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre, which has gone into liquidation, “will be a loss” for York. Organisations have reacted with sorrow to news that the theatre – which […]

York Ghost Merchants – The ‘World’s First’ Spook Shop – Opens In Shambles

  By George Dodd in The Press. THE “world’s first” ghost shop has opened its doors in York – stocking more than 1,000 spooky collectables. The York Ghost Merchants, located in the former Pinder and Scott’s bakery shop at number 6 Shambles, stocks unique ghost-related souvenirs for visitors to take home. The shop has been created and […]

Land Next To Cemetery Could Become Temporary Car Park

    By Chloe Laversuch in YorkMix.   Land next to Fulford Cemetery could be turned into a car park for construction vehicles while building work is carried out nearby. A planning application has been submitted for land off Fordlands Road to be used as a temporary car park until July 2020. A new care home is […]

48 Hours In . . . York, An Insider Guide To This Ancient Walled City

By Tina Walsh in The Telegraph.   York, where ancient and modern meet Everyone knows about York’s Roman and Viking history, but not so many people realise it has a wealth of luxury boutique accommodation and a thriving cultural scene, with cool neighbourhoods full of independent shops, restaurants and cafés, as well as countless museums, […]

Every York Library – And The Archives – Will Stay Open For The Next 15 Years Under £32m Deal

  From YorkMix.   All York’s 14 libraries – and its world-renowned archives – are guaranteed to stay open for at least 15 years. City of York Council have awarded a new contract to Explore Libraries and Archives Mutual Limited to deliver the city’s libraries and archives services until 2034, it was announced today (18 […]

York Is The Capital Of The Food Universe !’ City Restaurant Gets Stunning Review

    From YorkMix.   York’s reputation as a world-beating foodie destination continues to grow. One of Britain’s leading food critics has reviewed a city restaurant and was so impressed he declared: “As far as I am concerned, York is the capital of the food universe.” Giles Coren, restaurant reviewer from The Times, gave his verdict […]

Café In Historic York Building To Get A Makeover And New Name

  From YorkMix. This 15th century building is all that remains of the street on which it stands. No doubt number 1 Little Shambles has undergone many changes over the centuries. And what is now the Little Shambles Tearooms is set to enter its next chapter with a new name and layout. At present customers […]

Trendy High-End Café’ Plans To Make Its Mark On York’s Foodie Street

  From YorkMix.   The transformation of Fossgate into a hub of food and drink continues. Another new café is set to open on the York city centre street. Ambers Coffee and Tea House wants to open at 49 Fossgate – currently the home of Signatures of York. This specialist shop, which has been trading […]

York Has A Brand New Local FM Radio Station

  York’s brand new local radio station has hit the airwaves on 102.8 FM across York and surrounding areas! The brand new local radio station launched it’s brand new frequency from The Coppergate Centre, York at 12 noon on Bank Holiday Monday 27th August 2018, with Party Band ‘The Superlicks’ playing to a huge crowd […]

Pies, Pints And Performances… Your Complete Guide To York’s Pop-Up Shakespeare Village

  From YorkMix.   We all know about the plays (Macbeth = bloodbath, Romeo & Juliet = don’t buy your wedding outfit). But what about Shakespeare’s Village? This is the part of York’s pioneering pop-up theatre that everyone can enjoy, whether or not you have a ticket to the four plays inside. The village – found next to Clifford’s Tower […]

Stars Of Corrie And Versailles Head Cast At York’s Pop-Up Shakespeare Theatre

  From YorkMix.   The cast list for York’s ‘summer of Shakespeare’ have been revealed – and it includes stars of TV dramas Versailles and Coronation Street. Richard Standing, best known for his role as Danny Hargreaves in Corrie as well as roles in Doctorsand Holby City will play the title role in Macbeth. Versailles star Alexander Vlahos will play Romeo opposite The Musketeers’ Alexandra […]

York Carers Centre

Vacancies Over the next couple of weeks we will be advertising various job opportunities. Please keep an eye out on our website www.yorkcarerscentre.co.uk for details.   Carers Action Group and Homecare Focus Group The next Carers Action Group (CAG) is on Tuesday 10 April, 10am to 12noon in the Penn Room at Friends Meeting House, […]

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