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Two York GP Surgeries Set To Merge

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  By Chloe Laversuch in YorkMix.   East Parade Medical Practice could become part of Jorvik Gillygate Practice – but neither surgery building is set to close under the plans. A report says the merger will help staff offer more services at both surgeries in this area of the city. The merger will be discussed […]

‘I’m Only Here For MY Beer !’ Dame Judi Dench Knocks Back A Can Of – Dame Judi Quench

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    From YorkMix.   After a hard day’s filming, there’s nothing better than cracking open a can of beer with your name on it. Hollywood and theatre legend Dame Judi Dench is pictured here tucking into a cold can of Dame Judi Quench – the unique beer created in her home city by Brew […]

Planning Breach Claim Over Site Of 1066 Battle Of Fulford

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  By Mike Laycock in The Press.   AN ARCHAEOLOGIST claims planning conditions have been breached at York’s biggest current housing development on the site of the 1066 Battle of Fulford. Chas Jones said an interpretative trail of the Germany Beck site should have been created by developer Persimmon before the first of 650 new homes was occupied. […]

‘A Blow To The City Centre Economy’ – Concerns Over Lendal Post Office Closure Plan

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  From YorkMix.   Plans by the Post Office to shut its main York branch and transfer services inside WH Smith have raised serious concerns. Under the proposal the Crown Post Office on Lendal would close in May. Built in 1884 by Henry Tanner it is one of the last surviving late-Victorian purpose-built post offices […]

Work Starts On York’s New Bridge Next Week

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    From YorkMix.   Construction teams will move onto the Scarborough Bridge site on Monday (October 29), ready to replace the existing pedestrian bridge with something bigger and better. When finished, the new bridge will provide a traffic-free route for 3,000 people a day travelling between the railway station and city centre. The new […]

Game On ! York Set To Get Its First Virtual Reality Arcade

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  From YorkMix.   You will soon be able to immerse yourself in amazing alternate worlds without leaving York – if ambitious plans get the go ahead. A couple are planning to open the first virtual reality arcade in the city. This would allow people to don high-tech VR headsets and play the world’s most […]

Wrestling Is Coming Back To Prime Time ITV – With A York Man In The Ring !

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  From YorkMix.   Greetings grapple fans – we have some gripping news for you ! World Of Sport Wrestling is coming back. Not only that, a York man is right in the thick of things. One of the greatest shows in the history of British television, the wrestling was much-watch TV every Saturday. Now […]

Meet The York Internet Sensation Whose Viral Videos Have Clocked Up 600 Million Views

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  From YorkMix.   She’s an internet sensation whose videos go viral, who can see a single Instagram post shared 700,000 times, and who has interviewed everyone from Al Gore to Will Arnett. And she’s from York! Amber Doig-Thorne is an online superstar. Her Facebook videos have clocked up more than 600 million views since […]

Star Of The Hunger Games Heads To York To Talk About Milestone Movie

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  From YorkMix.   He’s starred in one of the biggest film franchises of the decade – and one of its most acclaimed TV series. Now US actor, activist and writer Woody Harrelson is coming to York to talk movies. The man best known as Haymitch Abernathy, the mentor in The Hunger Games, and lauded for […]

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