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York is voted top place to have a second home

linden-homes-excerptYork has been voted the most popular choice for a second home in the UK. In a landslide victory, it came in ahead of nine other destinations in the poll. But is this good news?

It was 50 years ago today… the Beatles in York

beatles-rialto-excerptIt is exactly 50 years since the Beatles first played in York. That turned out to be a low-key appearance but their later concerts prompted a severe outbreak of Beatlemania, as Van Wilson recalls.

Welcome to the world of York transvestite Maxine

the-girls-excerptMaxine is a York transvestite, part of a thriving world which few people know or understand. Here she explains what it means to be involved in that world, introduces some of her friends, and reveals the emotional and practical challenges they face.