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With the hive of independent businesses in York, could the introduction of a “York Pound” boost the cities economy? Let us know what you think about the pros and cons of local currencies, and who’s face would you like to see on a “York Pound”?
The Arts Barge project have dedicated the last few years into bringing us an Arts Centre moored onto the banks…
If you’d like to embody the spirit of Chinese New Year and have your own authentic Eve celebration on 22 January with friends and family, her are our tips to make it special.
York’s university students are facing mixed news, with talks of a new halls of residence accompanied by proposals to restrict the number of private residences available for student let in the city.
The Friends of York Walls are offering you the opportunity to sponsor a stone in York’s historic city walls as a fundraising initiative to raise money for the restoration of the Fishergate Postern Tower.
Residents of York are being encouraged to perform when the Olympic Flame Relay passes through the city later in the year.
York’s Treasurer’s House is currently recruiting for both volunteers and paid staff to work in all areas of the house.
York’s Army Museum has been awarded over £50,000 to fund restorations, with hopes of opening in time for the 100 year memorial of the beginning of the First World War.
A collection of independent businesses have come together to create The Micklegate Quarter, a new shopping and dining area surrounding Micklegate.
On 20th December at sundown the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah begins. Hanukkah starts on the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev, which usually coincides with late November or late December.
Ever wondered what happens to the cash the police seize from criminals? Well right here in Yorkshire £25,000 of criminal cash has been handed out to 14 community groups, projects and initiatives.
Mary Portas (Mary Queen of Shops and Mary Queen of Frocks) has this week released a report which assesses and aims to improve on the productivity of our local high-streets.
The first 20 cities to receive a Local TV licence have just been revealed by the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS).
Keith Hyman, will become the chief citizen of York and take up residence in the Mansion House at the start of 2012. His roles will include, chairing council meetings, attending ceremonial functions and events organised by the people of York, he is also due to select two local charities which he will champion throughout the year.
The agreement is intended to bring military and civilian residents closer together, bringing new opportunities to York’s thriving community.
The Great British Property Scandal is a call to make the public and the government fully aware of the grievous misuse of derelict houses in the UK, and to turn these empty houses into homes. In York, the figures are startling…