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Autumn Statement – Conservatives Fail To Deal With NHS Blackhole This week’s autumn statement shows a Brexit blackhole at the centre of government finance. Parliament has heard that hundreds of billions will be taken out of the economy just when we need it most. Liberal Democrats across our area and the country have been pushing […]

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Carol Runciman opposes pharmacy cuts

by admin on 22 November, 2016

Cllr Carol Runciman has attacked government plans to cut funding for local pharmacies. The Government has announced plans to cut funding for pharmacies by more than £200m over the next two years starting with an in-year 12% cut this December. It is estimated the cuts could lead to up to 3,000 of the country’s 11,700 pharmacies […]

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Anti-Bullying Week – Get Involved!

by admin on 17 November, 2016

Anti-Bullying Week – Get Involved! This week schools, colleges, parents, carers, children and young adults unite to say a big ‘NO’ to bullying. Of course it’s important to tackle bullying all year round! But this week is a special chance to draw everyone’s attention to bullying. So we can take individual and collective efforts to […]

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Annual Waste Collection Calendars

by admin on 3 October, 2016

It has come to that time of year when the delivery of the waste collection calendars is being undertaken. Deliveries will start on Monday 3 October and will be completed by Sunday 23 October.  The calendars also contain information about the final garden waste collections of the year and Christmas collections. The calendars will be available […]

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Changes to street cleansing schedules

by admin on 28 September, 2016

Following cuts to local funding by the government, the council is looking at ways to best allocate resources, as part of this the schedules of street cleansing have been reviewed using knowledge of frontline employees and local knowledge. This has helped to identify work that is definitely needed and reduce work that was undertaken due to it always being […]

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Get stuck in at Hazel Court!

by admin on 28 September, 2016

On Saturday 15th October between 10am and 12pm, there is an event on at Hazel Court offering opportunities to experiment with activities such as graffiti removal or  litter picking, as well as providing a space to sign up as a volunteer in emergency situations. Find more information on this poster: Hazel Court Event

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Yorkshire Marathon Road Closure

by admin on 26 September, 2016

The Yorkshire Marathon will be taking place on Sunday 9th October starting at 9:30am. The route will start and finish at the University of York and complete a loop through York City Centre, Stockton on the Forest, Upper Helmsley, Sand Hutton, Gate Helmsley, Stamford Bridge, Dunnington, Holtby, Murton and Osbaldwick. Full information on road closures […]

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Planning Applications – 12th September

by admin on 12 September, 2016

Below are the latest planning applications received for our ward. Full details of the application can be found by quoting the reference number on the planning portal website. Click here. Ref No:      16/01805/FUL Location:   Asda Monks Cross Shopping Park  Monks Cross Drive Huntington York YO32 9LF Proposal:   Erection of car sales kiosk within existing car […]

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Our colleague Cllr Stephen Fenton has produced a simple guide to reporting graffiti or other damage done to BT or Virgin Media street cabinets, based on recent experiences in trying to get graffiti cleaned up. We hope residents in Huntington and New Earswick will find this information useful. A ‘simple guide’ to reporting graffiti on telecoms cabinets Is it a […]

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Neighbourhood projects and ways to spend local budgets are among the topics of discussion at a number of Ward Committee meetings scheduled to take place this summer. Last year the Executive re-established Ward Committees and devolved nearly £1million of funding locally. Over the last 12 months these funds have been allocated to all York wards, […]

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