Ideas and pitches that bring the Castle Gateway area of York to life are being sought from artists, musicians and creatives that live in the city, as part of a new initiative to animate this key part of the city centre.
The Board of Welcome to Yorkshire has confirmed the scope of the independent investigations which will take place into behaviour and expenses concerns during Sir Gary Verity’s tenure as Chief Executive.
As York’s inaugural Restaurant Week launches (1 – 7 April 2019), organisers have been overwhelmed by the response from the people of York, who have now downloaded over 2,500 vouchers for the week’s special offers at restaurants across the city centre.
Sally Nicholls, whose sixth novel “Things A Bright Girl Can Do” has been shortlisted for the CILIP’s Carnegie Medal, will give a talk about her book at The Mount School York on Thursday 28 March from 6pm-7pm. There will be a Q&A session after which the award-winning author will sign books. Copies of her novel will be available onsite from the Little Apple Bookshop.
With pedal power forming a core part of York’s sustainable transportation plan, York Business Improvement District has given cyclists a boost, completing the installation of eight new cycle racks around the city, increasing bike parking provision across York by 10%.
A new initiative to encourage York residents to try out different eateries in the city centre is set to launch with over 40 venues offering fixed price menus from £10 to £20. York Restaurant Week will run from 1 – 7 April across the city.