Flyball on the Knavesmire 13th Sep 2013

Flyball is the most unique and exciting dog sport invented, it is fast, colourful and thrilling!

Location: Knavesmire Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX

Cost: £35 per entry

Flyball is the most unique and exciting dog sport invented, it is fast, colourful and thrilling!

Come to the Knavesmire Racecourse, York and enjoy a fantastic day watching a number of different races, see your favourite dogs, place a bet if you wish and enjoy the Racecourse food and drink on a thrilling family day out.

For more information, go to the British Flyball Association websit http://www.flyball.org.uk/

Government technology business experts in York on Thursday

York is to to welcome highly regarded technology speakers who will share their knowledge with York firms over a free business lunch on Thursday 5 September.

To register your attendance visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/7239201647.

The event will see Jonathan Mitchener and Nick Bassett speak to York firms about their experiences with The Technology Strategy Board.

The Government backed Technology Strategy Board drives high-impact investments in innovation projects and businesses across the UK, with a headline budget of £500m a year.
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Look like a winner with Sky Ride – Saturday 14 September

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York cyclists may not have the speed or stamina of winning professional athletes but those signing up to York’s Sky Ride soon will at least have the chance of looking like one.

The first 1000 participants to sign up for the event will be entered into a free prize draw to win a Team Sky jersey signed by 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome and his supporting team. The Sky Ride takes place on Saturday 14 September and numbers are increasing quickly.

The festival takes place on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September from 10.30am, finishing at 5pm Saturday and 4pm Sunday. More information can be found at http://www.festivalofcycling.org.uk/

Anyone wanting to sign up for Sky Ride York should go to www.goskyride.com/York

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Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon 20th Oct 2013

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The most exciting new running event to hit the UK in 2013 arrives in Yorkshire! The Yorkshire Marathon takes runners through the City of York and its countryside in the countries biggest marathon
Location: York, Yorkshire

Details http://www.theyorkshiremarathon.com/

The most exciting new running event to hit the UK in 2013 arrives in Yorkshire!

The highly-anticipated Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon takes runners through the City of York and its picture perfect countryside in the county’s biggest marathon to date for this year.

Fun day in Holgate on Saturday

A family fun day organised by a group of youngsters taking part in the Lifestyle competition will take place this weekend.

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Community Spirit a team from the Community Spirit Boxing Club in Acomb have organised the day as part of their entry into this year’s competition.

The group are hoping to raise funds for the boxing club which is based at York Railway Institute Community Sports Club on New Lane.
There will be plenty going on at the fun day, which will be held between 10am and 4pm, on Saturday 31 August 2013, including archery, face painting, a bouncy castle, sumo suits, a raffle and a cake stall.
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Rolls Royce exhibition in York on Sunday

Rolls Royce 1928

Some of the finest British motor engineering and design will be on display in central York when the Rolls Royce Enthusiasts’ Club will roll out a fleet of vehicles for all to inspect. The exhibition is being held by way of thanks to the city for support given to a club member who fell ill at York Racecourse last year.

A range of over 20 Rolls Royce vehicles will be displayed in York’s city centre on Sampson’s Square on Sunday 1 September, as a celebration of great British engineering. City of York Council is supporting the event which will feature both new and vintage Rolls Royces.

Over 20 fascinating club cars will be coming along accompanied by around 60 members of the Rolls Royce Enthusiasts Club. These include a beautiful 20hp RR 1928 Barker Tourer and a lovely RR 20hp 1926 Park Ward Saloon. A new local member from York, John Benson, will be bringing along his ‘new’ car – a Bentley Continental 2006!

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