● Schoolchildren record carol singing videos to mark lighting of village Christmas tree YOUNGSTERS at a primary school near York created carol singing videos to mark the lighting of their village Christmas tree.
● Saffron Spice Indian takeaway opens in Acomb, York A NEW Indian takeaway with a bit of a local history has opened in a York suburb.
● Businesses in York that need your support this Christmas From local butchers, to quirky gift shops, here are some independent retailers you should consider purchasing from this festive season
● Even the animals observed lockdown 2 - pictures EVEN the animals observed lockdown 2 - as our photos show!
● 5 more 'celebrity selfies' - can you do better? IT'S amazing who can bump into when out and about!
● Pictures: York Gin and pets help raise Christmas spirits THE FESTIVE folk at York Gin hope to raise people's spirits this Christmas - with a little help from the animal kingdom.
● York hospital trust compensation claims total nearly £17m - in one year A YORK hospital trust has settled 46 compensation claims in the past year - totalling nearly £17 million in payouts.
● Woman who survived Nazis, plane crash and Covid dies 9 days after turning 100 A YORK woman who survived a Nazi assassination attempt, a plane crash, breast cancer and the coronavirus has died - just nine days after her 100th...
● Teenager who ran a drug dealing 'cottage industry' is jailed A TEENAGER who set up and ran a “cottage industry” supplying cocaine and cannabis has been jailed.
● Covid-stricken York Hospital doctor can now stay in UK AN EGYPTIAN doctor at York Hospital who contracted a rare and critical form of Covid-19 - and feared that he would be removed from the UK - has had his visa extended by...
● New bridge over River Foss and two apartment blocks get go-ahead WORK can begin on a new bridge across the River Foss and two apartment blocks in Piccadilly - after a major part of the Castle Gateway regeneration scheme was...
● University of York records NO new coronavirus cases THE University of York has reached a milestone in the coronavirus saga after no new cases were confirmed since yesterday amongst its 18,000 students and 4,500 staff.
● Eight York pupils tested positive for Covid in a week SIX schools in the City of York Council area had cases of coronavirus amongst pupils or staff in the seven days to last Sunday.
● Fresh coronavirus outbreak at care home in York council area A FRESH coronavirus outbreak has been reported at a York care home.
● Policing of Covid rules slated by civil liberties campaign NORTH Yorkshire Police has been accused of ‘totalitarian behaviour’ over its efforts to prevent people travelling from Tier 3 areas into York and North Yorkshire.
● York City boss Steve Watson praises attacking options STEVE WATSON hailed his number of attacking options with the York City boss now able to call upon a fully fit frontline.
● tough test YORK City manager Steve Watson is expecting the “very best Chester” side when they visit Bootham Crescent tomorrow afternoon.
● New Covid cases recorded but York's weekly rate drops again THERE have been new cases of Covid-19 recorded in the City of York Council, but the weekly rate has dropped again, the latest figures confirm.
● Driver jailed who led police on 111mph chase near Thirsk A DISQUALIFIED driver who fled police reaching speeds of 111mph before crashing into a line of traffic, leaving two people with life-changing injuries, has been jailed.
● See Santa at Dobbies garden centre in York SANTA is making himself at home in York ahead of Christmas.
● York charity organising range of Covid-secure Christmas activities EMPLOYEE volunteering charity York Cares is organising a range of Covid-secure Christmas activities to keep everyone safe this festive season.
● Police incident shuts road through York EMERGENCY services are on the scene of an on-going police incident in York.
● Two further Covid deaths at York trust hospitals THERE have been two further deaths related to Covid-19 recorded at hospitals in the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the latest figures confirm.
● Christmas hampers for University of York students CHRISTMAS hampers packed with local produce and gifts will be given to care-leavers and estranged students at the University of York.