The ambulance service is asking the public to drink responsibly as last year on ‘Mad Friday’ (21 December 2018) they took 15% more calls than the average Friday. ‘Mad Friday’ is a popular day for Christmas parties and for many the day they break up from work for Christmas and head out to celebrate with family and friends.
Festive season travels all wrapped up with Coastliner, Cityzap and York and Country Extra express Cityzap buses are to run between York and Leeds this Boxing Day – providing bargain-hunters with stress-free access to the sales, or just a chance to leave those endless turkey butties behind!
An appeal has been issued to Yorkshire’s residents to help safeguard the region’s ambulance service for those in need of time-critical life-saving help over the busy festive period. Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust is today (Wednesday 11 December 2019) launching its #ChristmasWish campaign which features messages from staff about how the public can help to ease pressures on the service which is facing unprecedented demand this winter.
Staggered leaving times from 6pm will be a great improvement for the hard working traders. They have had to choose between losing income by not trading or working way beyond the hours normally allowed by health and safety legislation.
York’s Chocolate Story has been announced as the winner of Best UK Leisure Attraction Silver and Best UK Heritage Attraction Bronze in the prestigious 2019 British Travel Awards. The announcement was made on 27th November at a glamorous Gala Awards ceremony, held in London and attended by nearly a thousand travel industry people.
Sexual Health And Relationships Education (SHARE) is a newly formed non profit organisation working with young people from and based in York. We are in the process of producing engaging workshops for schools and interactive, innovative videos that provide up to date information around young peoples Mental and Sexual Health. The project is a huge undertaking and ambitious collaboration involving many York business and non-profit organisations.
Rescuing Remembrance!! Yorkshire Air Museum Appeals for Musicians for Remembrance Sunday!! The Yorkshire Air Museum annually hosts Remembrance Services both at the French Memorial, Elvington Village and at our Station Chapel here at the Museum itself.
Martin House is highlighting what it takes to provide its services during Hospice Care Week, which takes place from October 7th to 13th. This year its focus is ‘this is what it takes’, a chance to show what is needed to provide – and pay for – hospice care.
York Shakespeare Project is producing the Bard’s tumultuous story of romance and warfare that spans the Roman world, Antony and Cleopatra, which will be performed at York’s John Cooper Studio from 28 October – 2 November.
The story of Ballistic Kids follows Scott and Matt, childhood outsiders from the small, sleepy village of Hilltop, who dream of rock ‘n’ roll stardom. When a new girl arrives at their school, her musical abilities and can-do attitude inspire the young boys to make their dream a reality and they quickly join forces with class-mates Thom and Su to form a band.
York Musical Theatre Company has been busy auditioning for the global phenomenon, Jesus Christ Superstar. On in York from 27 – 30 November, this rock-opera from Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice has been wowing audiences around the world for decades and the Company is excited to be bringing this thrilling show to the York stage.
Do ghosts exists? Absolutely, according to the proprietors of a new shop that has opened in York’s historic Shambles with perhaps the most unusual and unvaried stock of any shop in Britain. As the name suggests, York Ghost Merchants sells ghosts, and nothing else.
Yorks Chocolate Story is proud to be working in partnership with Nestlé to bring KitKat Chocolatory to York, the UKs home of KitKat. Launching on Friday 27th September 2019, the KitKat Chocolatory is a luxury experience where you get the chance to create your own eight-finger KitKat.