Category Archives: Experience

Parliamentary Motion for York Fair Trade City 10th anniversary

Hugh Bayley, Labour MP for York Central, issued an online parliamentary motion on Monday 17th, March to acknowledge the achievements of York being a fairtrade city for the past decade. He said: “I am very proud of York for having … Continue reading

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Family history treasures are uncovered in antique wardrobe

A BIRTH certificate and a marriage certificate dating back 100 years have been uncovered in an old piece of furniture brought from a community store, writes Chloe Farand. Rob Nix, owner of Salonix, a hair and beauty salon on Abbey Place,Selby, … Continue reading

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Parkinson disease patient raises the most money to run a mile in this weekend’s Sport Relief Challenge

This year’s Sport Relief Challenge, which will take place from Friday 21st to Sunday 22nd of March, will see thousands of people across the country run, cycle or swim for the fundraiser event. Howard Bryan, resident in Askham Bryan, is … Continue reading

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York traders unhappy over planned revamp for market

Newgate Traders in York say they fear a planned refurbishment will not prevent its downward spiral. The City of York Council’s consultation on Newgate Market’s refurbishment project has aroused concerns among market traders who believe the plan will not secure … Continue reading

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Journalism internship battle: final round KO

After spending quite a lot of my time in the editing room, one gets to develop small habits. There is the morning coffee, the daily glance at the concurrent paper, the exhausting sexist jokes of the sport editor, the regular … Continue reading

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Prostitution in the Fontainebleau forest

The Fontainebleau forest is a 25 000 hectares forest in the South of Paris. Since the beginning of the 2000 decade, prostitution networks coming especially from Romania, Bulgaria and Cameroun have developed along the forest roads. Those networks not only … Continue reading

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Acteur-Consommateur

The AMAP (Association pour le Maintien d’une Agriculture Paysanne) are local associations which sell weekly locally produced and organic fruits and vegetables. The consumers commit themselves to come and collect their basket of fresh veg every week and give a … Continue reading

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