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“My earliest memories are of being taken to the cattle markets which in those days were in the town. I would have been about 10 years old when my dad took me.”
A new survey reveals the extent of crimes against England’s most precious historic buildings, showing last year’s graffiti at Clifford’s Tower is far from an isolated case.
From the late 1970s until 1988 York was home to one of the most successful and nationally influential underground record labels in the country.
Today in 1190 the history of York changed forever and became one of the most anti-semetic places in the world
Today we set the scene of a York under threat of invasion, a York living on rations with its men away at war, a York during World War II.
How do we think about York before York? About history before history? Before the founding of Eboracum in AD 71 by the Romans, does it even make sense to talk about York? One&Other explore the prehistory of our city.
Much of York was in poverty at the beginning of the 20th Century, with areas like Hungate and Walmgate living in squalor.
2012 marks four-hundred years since the scandal of the Pendle Witch Trials. Intriguingly one was sentenced and executed in York
The tales behind many of York’s cinemas dating back from 1911, some of which still remain in the city now.
Telling the story behind the many air raid shelters still scattered around York today.
Human remains believed to be 800 years old have been discovered by archaeologists at York Minster…
“Women, we must do the work ourselves” – Emmeline Pankhurst.
History can at times depend on the imagination. Today, we look at Eric Bloodaxe, the most elusive king in our history – yet easily one of the most famous.
York had a role to play in preparations for an escalation of the cold war, and from 1961 until 1991 the city was home to a rectangular three-storey, semi-buried, reinforced concrete nerve-centre.
Today’s 31 Days of York History looks at one of the most prolific tortures of our city’s history.
As cholera ravaged much of Asia and Europe in the early nineteenth century, gradually creeping closer and closer to Britain, and the townsfolk of York began to grow ever more concerned at the prospect of an epidemic in the city.