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Saved from slaughter in York as charity rehomes 20,000th battery hen

Saved from slaughter in York as charity rehomes 20,000th battery hen

By Lizzy McEllan A BALDING battery hen has become the 20,000th bird in York to be re-homed after living in “rancid” cage conditions.

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DJ Format and MC Abdominal to play York next week

DJ Format and MC Abdominal to play York next week

By Katie Haseldine CRITICALLY ACLAIMED DJ Format will play in York next week, alongside MC Abdominal. The Southampton-born hip-hop DJ will be touring for his fifth album, Still Hungry, and stopping off at the Fibbers in York for his only Yorkshire gig this year.

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Lunchtime Bulletin 03/05/17

Lunchtime Bulletin 03/05/17

All the latest from the Yorkshire Voice TV newsroom. Today we talk about York’s Clifford Tower, Joe McCafferty and Sheffield United’s open-top bus parade.

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Call for tougher safety measures on York rivers

Call for tougher safety measures on York rivers

By Tom Connell A YORK safety campaigner is gathering signatures on a petition after the deaths of six people in the city’s river since 2014.

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Great Yorkshire Fringe gets underway

Great Yorkshire Fringe gets underway

The first ever Great Yorkshire Fringe got underway at the weekend, kicking off ten days of comedy, theatre and music. The city centre of York has been transformed for the festival, with three ‘spiegeltents’ being erected in Parliament Street as venues – the Turn Pot, the Tea Pot and the White Rose Rotunda.

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85-year-old Leeds pensioner dies following road collision

85-year-old Leeds pensioner dies following road collision

An 85-year-old woman from Leeds has died after sustaining serious injuries following a car crash near Copmanthorpe near York. Doreen Myers was a front seat passenger when the blue Skoda Fabia she was travelling in collided with a black Toyota Yaris at Manor Heath and Hallcroft Lane crossroads. The collision is believed to have happened at around 5.30pm, Thursday, August […]

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World’s largest stained glass window returns to York Minster

World’s largest stained glass window returns to York Minster

By Anders Anglesey York Minster is welcoming the return parts of the world’s largest expansive medieval stained glass window today after it had been taken down for preservation work. The 600-year-old East Window was removed in 2008 in an effort to preserve the historically significant artwork. Restoration each of the 108 panels required hours of dedication to bring back to […]

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NEWS BULLETIN: Mon, July 28

NEWS BULLETIN: Mon, July 28

A look at today’s headlines from the Yorkshire Voice newsroom on Monday, July 28.

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Drownings prompt warnings about open water swimming in Yorkshire

Two people drowned in the River Foss, York, in March this year.

By Joseph Keith Deaths in and around open water have led to the emergency services urging people to take extra care during the warm weather in Yorkshire. A statement by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service said the area’s popular waterways – which include lakes and rivers in Otley, York, Knaresborough, Ilkley and Leeds – are more dangerous than people may think. […]

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Ancient viking boat comes home to West Yorkshire

Ancient viking boat comes home to West Yorkshire

  A 1,000-year-old Viking boat has gone on display at Wakefield library. The six-metre vessel, discovered at Stanley Ferry in 1838, is believed to be the only boat of its kind in the country. The log boat had previously been on display at York museum, but has returned to Wakefield, close to where it was found during the building of […]

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