Archive for July, 2012

The city of York will be alive with celebration on 1 August to celebrate Yorkshire Day.

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In another busy week for York 800, City of York Council archives team have unveiled their first ever exhibition exploring the city’s archive collection. The free exhibition – ‘A city making history : 800 years of York’s archives’ – is both inside and outside York Explore Library Learning Centre, and runs until 30 September.

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City of York Council has today welcomed Darren Richardson as its new Director of City and Environmental Services.

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On 1st August the Cabinet Member for Health Housing and Adult Social Care will be considering a report on the results of consultation about changing the eligibility criteria for adult social care support. The change would see those with moderate needs being supported by alternative community based approaches, and only those with substantial or critical [...]

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City of York Council is delighted to announce today (24 July) that the York 800 flotilla, originally scheduled for Charter Weekend, will now take place on Sunday 26 August along the River Ouse in the city centre.

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The national trading standards e Crime team based in York have issued a warning to Olympic fans after launching an investigation into the supply of ‘fake’ medals from an internet auction site. The medals, which cost up to £29 each, bear unauthorised copies of the five rings logos and are mocked up to resemble the [...]

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With thousands of residents and tourists expected to visit York throughout the York Mystery Plays 2012 performances, City of York Council will be providing extra Park & Rides services to allow easier access to the shows.

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The launch of City of York Council’s annual Big City Read on 25 July turns the page on a fabulous summer of literary events and activities connected to a newly-commissioned novel whose every copy can be tracked

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North Yorkshire Police and City of York Council are starting a new joint campaign using a council by-law to bring those who urinate in the city centre to justice.

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Cllr James Alexander, Leader of City of York Council, said: “Today’s £9billion railway announcement is a huge boost for York. As the rail gateway to the North of England and the third fastest growing city in the north – an investment of this scale will provide millions of commuters with better links, faster journeys and [...]

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