Community projects

York hoarder story shines light on UK-wide suffering

A York women, Sylvie, recently shared her own very personal story with the country. Her story about how her depression and circumstances found her living, for decades, amongst her own rubbish and hoarded clutter, unable

Voluntary Sector

A year in the life of MySight York

We asked lots of local charities and community groups if they wanted to give you lovely readers an insight into how their year has been. Here’s what MySight York had to say.  Who could have

Space Invaders

We need a Space Invaders team in Acomb…..

We’ve just been offered the Bathstore building (ground floor) in Acomb. I’m looking for a local collective of creatives to temporarily occupy it under the Space Invaders brand. There will be no rent to pay,

Bettys Christmas Display Window York Gingerbread House

York’s Christmas Lights

I took the family into town after dark this week for our daily lockdown walk, to try soak up some Christmas spirit. There are some definite spots of beauty, but also some (understandably given the

Community projects

Micklegate Christmas Market Reopening

We are super excited to be able to reopen our pop up space on Micklegate when the lockdown restrictions come to an end on Wednesday morning. Anni and Ervins will be reopening their beautiful, jungle-themed


Advocacy for York’s older people still available

We asked some of our local Third Sector organisations to give us an insight into how this strange year had been for the them, and what their plans were for 2021. We also wanted to