York today: Police seek wanted man, Catherine The Great’s Twitter storm

19 Dec 2013 @ 1.44 pm
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York Police


Police hunt wanted York man York police are urging a wanted man to hand himself in as they appeal for the public’s help to find him. Steven Thompson (pictured above), 48, is wanted for failing to appear at the York Magistrates’ Court on Monday 2 December 2013, charged with assault.

York Council

The recipe for a great meal out in York this Christmas Whatever your recipe for eating out this Christmas, make sure you choose one of the 1,604 of eateries in City of York with a rating of 3 or more.

Introducing more disabled parking spaces in York’s car parks City of York Council is increasing the amount of disabled parking spaces in York’s city centre.

Heavens above! Festival of Angels hits new high The Festival of Angels which took place in York’s city centre this weekend has helped to attract record crowds of over 109,000 visitors.

York Vision

Cousins: Student helps discover Cameron’s historic Russian relation
A student at York University who hit the headlines for spotting a striking similarity between Prime Minister David Cameron and former Empress of Russia, Catherine II the Great, has helped to discover that the pair are cousins.

The Guardian

Five things I’ve learned from being at the heart of a Twitter storm by that same student, Sophie Gadd

York Press

Councils face severe spending cuts following reduction in Government grant City of York Council’s chief executive Kersten England said she expected the authority’s grant to be reduced by 9.7 per cent, or £5.7 million, in 2014/15, followed by another 13.6 per cent cut in 2015/16 – which she said were worse than the national average.

Biltmore Bar apologises over festive jumper ‘ban’ Management at Biltmore Bar & Grill in Swinegate issued an apology yesterday to customers who were turned away by agency door staff on Saturday night on the grounds that they were wearing Christmas jumpers.