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Volunteers are being sought for two new programmes aimed at getting York’s citizens walking and cycling…
The York World Naked Bike Ride is once again taking place this year, in celebration of the human body and bike!
Charlotte Holgate of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust tells us a little about ‘square meter gardening’ and an opportunity to get involved in some community gardening in York.
The York Residents’ Festival is a wonderful opportunity to banish those late January blues, and it also gives residents the chance to enjoy some of what makes York so magical for the millions of visitors who throng our streets year round.
Beginning at 2pm just log onto Twitter and use the hashtag #York2012 to tell us what it is you have loved 2012.
It has been announced that City of York Council, is to become a member of a ‘combined authority’ with a team of ten other local authorities from North and West Yorkshire to have secured a share of a £1 billion public transport and highways fund and a £400 million pot to modernise infrastructure.
In the first Adult Education Awards ceremony to be held in the city for almost ten years, York adult learners have been recognised for the achievements they have made over the last year and their commitment has been recognised.
Today, 16 May 2012 is officially Inspire Day, marking the start of a summer promising Olympic themed fun.
An e-petition on the City of York Council website is proposing that the development at Stonebow should be knocked-down in a bid to improve the architectural ambience of the city.
City of York Council celebrated their part in combating youth unemployment this week when they revealed that their York Apprenticeship Challenge has generated almost 200 placements in 80 local businesses for apprentices in the city since last year.
York like many other towns and cities in Europe’s number one drug-using nation has problems with addiction and the sociological and community-based effects it brings, but as a relatively affluent city the problem often stays buried.
For young and old alike, the public house was traditionally an opportunity to congregate, but is now thought to have seen a general decline in social influence.
A major new survey of York resident’s attitudes to the Police is being carried out by academics at the York Management School at the University of York.
Local businesses across the city are being encouraged to apply for regional funding as the council aim to boost York’s economy.
Recent statistics have shown that the number of people claiming Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) in York has fallen massively.
York played perfect host to The Queen, who has now thanked the city for its warm and kind hospitality.