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King's Square revamp to begin in York
5:42pm Wednesday 28th August 2013 in News
A £490,000 revamp of King’s Square in York city centre will start next week, after work was postponed earlier this year after concerns among local traders. The 12-week scheme to repave and remodel the square gets under way on Monday andwill be completed before St Nicholas Fayre starts at the end of November. A second phase of the project, involving road reconstruction work, due to be carried out next spring.
Chain reaction: Firefighters and an ambulance were called after a four-year-old boy managed to get his finger stuck in a bike chain in Acomb earlier today, August 28.The fire crew used bolt cutters to free the youngster.
Blooming cuts: York has decided not to take part in the finals of the Britain in Bloom contest this year, despite being a previous award winner. The local council has decided to “take a breather” from the competition as part of its austerity drive.
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