Beautiful democracy


Anyone who cares about the city, its present state and future plans, has to engage to some extent in Guildhall goings-on. It’s much easier to do that these days, as technology takes us into the heart of it all.

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30 years ago today, at Bootham Crescent

Thirty years ago today I went to my first football match, at Bootham Crescent. I’ve been reminded of this by an embarrassing teenage diary I’ve recently been reading. Which records, in rapidly scrawled blue biro, ‘I was surprised at how exciting it was’.

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We are York

Bus surrounded by fans, making its way through rush hour traffic
I was very keen to follow the open-top bus as it made its way through York on 21 May. Call me a ‘glory chaser’ … More …