August 31, 2018 4:00 AM Tory councillor and York MP clash over anti-Semitism and Labour
A SENIOR Tory councillor has clashed with York Central Labour MP Rachael Maskell over her stance on anti-Semitism and the Labour Party. Cllr John Galvin said he found the ‘reluctance of some politicians to commit to a simple definition of anti-Semitism quite shocking,’ and claimed Ms Maskell had repeatedly refused to clarify her position. But the MP said she found 49
August 28, 2018 5:59 PM What's YOUR diet personality?
What's YOUR diet personality? Quiz reveals whether you're a Femme Fatale or a Nurturer - and how it affects your relationship with food B. Your love life. You can get so busy that meaningful romantic connections take a backseat to other priorities (even though you wish they didn't) C. Understanding of world events. You're so consumed by your own world 26
August 27, 2018 7:09 AM School partnership marks its first anniversary
FIVE local schools are celebrating the first year of a successful partnership. Amotherby Primary School, Hertford Vale Primary School in Staxton, Malton School, Rillington Primary School and West Heslerton Primary School have spent the last year working on the “I THRIVE Partnership” to provide more opportunities for children in the area and to strengthen 47
August 26, 2018 11:25 AM What has Andy Murray been up to? Hip injury
June 9, 2017 – Murray puts shaky form going into the French Open behind him to reach the semi-finals before losing to Stan Wawrinka but begins to feel the flare-up of a long-standing hip issue that had previously been under control. June 27, 2017 – Murray does not mention his hip problem after losing his first match at Queen’s to Jordan Thompson but is forced 42
August 26, 2018 7:10 AM Commission a pet portrait for St Leonard's Hospice
A LOCAL artist is offering pet portraits to raise money for St Leonard’s Hospice in York. Kate Stephens will be selling the commissioned artwork of the dogs at the Paws for a Cause sponsored dog walk on Knavesmire on Sunday, September 2. To request a portrait, contact Kate via facebook.com/katestephensart with a photo of your pet for a quote. There will be other 42
August 25, 2018 5:25 AM Urban Beach opens in Wharf Green in Swindon
A POP-up beach experience opens for its first day in Swindon Town Centre today. Shoppers at Wharf Green can expect buckets and spades, volley ball and a giant deck chair for beach-life pictures. It will open at 10am today, followed by a Family Beach Party from 2 -6pm with a DJ, glitter, face painting, games and competitions. Di Powell, inSwindon chief 28
August 22, 2018 11:49 PM August Bank Holiday: The roads to avoid
Drivers are being warned to expect delays of up to an hour on motorways on Friday ahead of the August bank holiday. Most roadworks on motorways and major roads in England will be lifted but about 40 sets will remain for safety reasons. Experts predict roads will become congested from 14:00 BST on Friday as holidaymakers mix with commuters. Rail engineering 45
August 21, 2018 4:00 PM Commuters face perfect storm: trains shutdown coincides with roadworks on major route into city centre
But next Wednesday, August 29, motorists and people using public transport will face long delays as Regent Road, from Oldfield Road to the Mancunian Way, will be reduced from two lanes to one lane in each direction. That's because Salford and Manchester City Councils are starting a £15 million project to upgrade the inner relief road on junctions around 58
August 21, 2018 9:03 AM Brexit no deal will destroy fishing business in FOUR WEEKS 'No deal means NO business!'
BRITISH fishermen have expressed fears over a no-deal Brexit, insisting the move would leave them "out of business" if harsh border checks are implemented once the UK leaves the EU. Mr Williams also said that tariffs of 6 percent for crabs and 8 percent for lobsters would be imposed if the UK does not arrange a substantial trade deal with the EU. A seafood 39
August 17, 2018 5:06 AM Newspaper headlines: Aretha Franklin dies and 'Cipriani case causes outrage'
The death of Aretha Franklin dominates the front pages with the Guardian devoting most of its cover to a large picture of the singer. "She was the living definition of soul" and her music was the "soundtrack to the resistance", the paper reports. "Respect for the Queen of Soul" is the main headline on the i atop a large picture of Aretha Franklin. She died aged 76 after 55