David Skaith of Winstons of York has reduced his shop opening hours (Image: Newsquest)YORK businesses are increasingly reducing their opening hours to help survive the quiet winter months. But York BID says it is too soon to tell if this is linked to the cost-of-living crisis or a new, Post-Covid normal. York BID executive director Andrew Lowson says people have been upbeat when talking about the “good trading” they enjoyed in the run up to Christmas. The latest York BID figures for footfall, show that in the week ending January 15, visitor numbers at 107,035, were down 4.4% on the previous week. Story continuesOverall, the total number of visitors to York for the last 52 weeks is 9,258,703 which is 15.1% up on the previous year, York Bid reported.
"Almost two in five respondents haven't found something that they felt was made for them. Everybody and every body deserves a long-lasting and comfortable mattress to support a good night's sleep, regardless of your size.
When asked how they do so, respondents outlined things like, “I speak to myself. I'm impeccable," and “Remind myself that if this is the biggest problem I have, then I am doing just fine in life. It was conducted by market research company OnePoll, whose team members are members of the Market Research Society and have corporate membership to the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) and the European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research (ESOMAR).3 months ago Yahoo News UK
Rutgers (4-3, 1-3 Big Ten) snapped a 21-game conference home losing streak, last winning a conference home game in 2017 against Maryland. The fast-paced Indiana offense moved right down the field on its first drive of the game. Rutgers offense was operating under Nunzio Campanile, who is serving as interim offensive coordinator after Sean Gleeason was fired following Rutgers’ loss to Nebraska. Following a 15-play drive that resulted in only 46 yards, Rutgers settled for a field goal. Rutgers: If the Scarlet Knights want any chance of making it to a bowl game, Indiana felt like a must-win.3 months ago Yahoo News UK
Abrams countered that abortion is, in fact, an economic issue. But the ability to control when and how often they give birth is perhaps the biggest economic issue in most American women’s lives. Abortion is an economic issue. Birth is an economic issue. Parenting is an economic issue.3 months ago Yahoo News UK
Boris Johnson’s campaign team has told supporters they have secured the nominations needed from MPs for him to get on the ballot paper in the race for No 10, it has been reported. The former chancellor already has more than 140 MPs publicly backing him, according to some reports, meaning his place on the ballot paper should be secure. While Mr Sunak remains the favourite to top the ballot of MPs, Mr Johnson’s supporters believe can win the final online poll of ordinary party members which will decide the contest. Announcing his candidacy on social media, Mr Sunak said he had a “track record of delivery” and a clear plan to steer the economy through “the toughest of times”. I am very confident about our numbers,” she told the BBC’s Sunday With Laura Kuenssberg programme.3 months ago Yahoo News UK
Without providing evidence, Shoigu said Ukraine could escalate by using a "dirty bomb", or conventional explosives laced with radioactive material. Ukraine does not possess nuclear weapons, while Russia has said it could protect its territory with its nuclear arsenal. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said the Russian attacks on energy infrastructure had struck on a "very wide" scale. Moscow has acknowledged targeting energy infrastructure but denies targeting civilians in what it calls a "special military operation" in Ukraine. Ukraine also accused Russia of hampering a deal on grain exports via the Black Sea, saying its ports were working only at 25% to 30% capacity.3 months ago Yahoo News UK
Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs (28) scores a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Houston Texans led the Las Vegas Raiders by three points entering the fourth quarter on Sunday before one of their big weaknesses — run defense — cost them the game. But Las Vegas, which had the sixth-worst conversion rate coming in, was 3 for 3 in the red zone. Smith, in his first year coaching the Texans, was the defensive coordinator last season when Houston finished 31st in the NFL in run defense. It’s important to us,” Smith said about fixing the run defense.3 months ago Yahoo News UK
With the winter months approaching, it’s safe to say that my home is in need of a bit of a seasonal refresh. But I definitely don’t have the space for any more clutter in my compact home! It comes in nine different colours, but for the perfect Autumnal vibe, I'd go for latte or cream. £16.95 from AmazonDecorate your walls with these warm white fairy light clipsAmazonDecorate your walls with these warm white fairy light clipsIs there anything cosier than these LED fairy lights that are designed to clip your favourite pictures onto? £9.95 from AmazonOr try these Himalayan salt fairy lights, insteadAmazonOr try these Himalayan salt fairy lights, insteadBut if you really don't have enough surface space - or you've got a landlord who's not too keen on candles — then these fairy lights are a great alternative.3 months ago Yahoo News UK
(Guy Levy/BBC/PA) (PA Media)Jayde Adams has described her time on Strictly Come Dancing as the “best thing I have ever done in my life” as she became the fourth celebrity to leave the show after a night which celebrated the BBC’s centenary. After both couples had danced for a second time, it was a unanimous decision by the judges to save Rainford, sending Adams packing. Something we thought we'd never see on #Strictly... Jayde and Karen dancing the Charleston to THIS iconic Victoria Wood tune. The result show opened with a moving routine from the professional dancers in tribute to the BBC’s natural history programming. Strictly Come Dancing returns on Saturday October 29 at 6.50pm for its Halloween Special, with the results show on Sunday October 30 at 7:20pm on BBC One.3 months ago Yahoo News UK