Category Archives: The YorkPress

In March 2014, I did a week internship at The York Press in York, England. Moving from desk to desk in the office, the editorial team had no time to feed me with stories. Yet, hunting for my own stories, this is what I got out of my time at the Press….

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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