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Fiction Friday - Mad Alice Lane, chapter three


“Isak?” I say, still staring at the dark-haired photographer in front of me.

“Yes, that’s my name.”

“Oh, right, of course.”

“And yours is?” 3,109 more words


Reel Film to produce for the RSPCA and more…

We are to produce video for the York branch of the RSPCA. Content will be supplied throughout 2015 to raise awareness of the branch, help find homes for its residents, showcase its staff and volunteers as well as providing educational videos for the public. 46 more words


A day of inspiration at the Our York Community Conference

Some of the city’s most inspiring and ground-breaking community-led projects were celebrated at the Our York Community Conference last Friday (27 February).

Organised by City of York Council, with funding and support from The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the conference brought together 100 people from York’s vibrant community and voluntary sector, as well as City of York Council members and parish councillors. 554 more words

York City under a snow emergency and running low on salt

Looking at downtown York it’s hard to believe it’s March. “Right now it’s pretty gnarly,” said John Beck as he shoveled out front of New Grounds Roasting Company on West Market Street to get ready for First Friday. 310 more words


Founder of the charity ZANE (Zimbabwe a National Emergency) walks miles to raise funds

(March 2015:  Relaunch of a piece on ZANE’s September 2012 walk.)

Tom Benyon OBE (aged 70) and his wife Jane are walking for ZANE … again. 605 more words


12 things I am worrying about right this second

To say that things are changing in my life right now would be an understatement.

I’m soon to be leaving my steady, well-paying job, soon to be leaving our lovely flat with the perfect location and perfect views, and most importantly, to me, leaving my beloved city of York. 960 more words