Jamie's lasting legacy

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Man in court over York teen attack

A man is due to appear in court after an 18-year-old was seriously assaulted in York. It happened in the early hours of Saturday 26, July, at Nessgate in the city. The man aged 20 and from York has been charged with section 18 grievous bodily harm with intent and resisting arrest. He is due before York magistrates this morning. The victim, is in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

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East Midlands trains still to run despite strike action

The majority of services will run but some will be replaced by buses
The majority of services will run but some will be replaced by buses Credit: Rui Vieira/PA

The East Midlands train service is reassuring passengers that the majority of services will continue to run despite strike action.

Train maintenance staff in the Unite union have walked out from Sunday until Thursday.

The service has warned though that some trains may have fewer carriages and others will be replaced by buses.

  • A full train service will run to/from Skegness, Boston, Sleaford, Grantham and Nottingham.
  • The majority of train services will run as normal between Derby, Uttoxeter, Stoke on Trent and Crewe.
  • Trains between Liverpool Lime Street, Manchester and Nottingham will run as normal.

Buses will replace trains on the following routes:

  • Nottingham - Mansfield / Worksop
  • Doncaster - Lincoln
  • Nottingham - Newark North Gate - Cleethorpes via Lincoln
  • Derby - Matlock
  • Leicester - Lincoln

Man charged over York assault

Detectives investigating a serious assault on Nessgate in York during the early hours of Saturday have charged a man in connection with the incident. The 20-year-old will appear at York Magistrates' Court on Monday. The 18-year-old victim of the assault remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

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Big screen showing for Tour de France and Commonwealth Games in York

After what's been billed as the grandest Grand Depart the Tour de France has ever seen, residents and visitors will be able to see all the action from the final two stages on a large screen in York today.

Stage 20 and 21 of the Tour de France and the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will be shown in St Sampson's Square. Also featured will be the inaugural La Course by Le Tour which has attracted the world's leading female cyclists will also be screened.

"This is a great opportunity for the city to come out and support the Tour de France again. People will be able to see the culmination of a great three weeks of sport that started in York and Yorkshire with the Grand Depart."

– Cllr Sonja Crisp, Cabinet member for Leisure, Culture and Tourism, York City Council
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