During the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have encountered a change within our mental health given the uncertain circumstances we have faced this year. Mental health risks associated with Covid 19 have disproportionately affected young people, especially those who are already disadvantaged and marginalised, according to research by The Island. Within
Family-run York business Café Concerto has joined many other city businesses in having to close permanently due to the pandemic. The local family-run business Café Concerto, in Petergate, announced that it is having to close its doors permanently. Café Concerto had been open for over 28 years and has become a
Across Britain trick-or-treating is being largely discouraged. With the 31st of October upcoming many are wondering what is happening with guidelines relating to trick-or-treating. The City of York Bureau of Health has released a statement announcing that they are "discouraging" trick-or-treating as it is being classed as a "high risk" activity
Small Yorkshire businesses could miss out on potentially millions of pounds in sales, with the news of the York St Nicholas' Christmas Markets 2020 being cancelled. Local artisan producers rely on this festive period to boost sales, more than ever with the pandemic. Last year's Christmas festival brought in £57 million and
Residents of York could find themselves unable to meet with another household after Boris Johnson announces further lockdown restrictions this evening. The three-tier lockdown system the PM is widely reported to be introducing will be based on Covid alert levels. An area will be deemed as "medium", "high", or "very high".
The City of York Council and the North Yorkshire Police have put extra measures of coronavirus protection in place this weekend (3rd-4th October). This was to ensure a repeat of last week's large gatherings in York city centre do not happen again. A team from the council's public protection department carried out
On Saturday 26th September, a video, uploaded by Joshua Murphy, went viral on Facebook sparking outrage amongst viewers. The video depicts a large crowd of young people singing and dancing on the streets of York City Centre. Minutes after bars and pubs closed, Joshua began filming. Pub and bar closures were due to