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The Council is writing to around a third of all households in York to let them know that their recycling collection day will change from the 1st of April 2017. Households affected by the changes can expect to receive a new rubbish and recycling calendar in the post. The Council is also providing free boxes, […]

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Liberal Democrat budget plans announced today will help protect local frontline services in the face of huge government cuts. Key proposals include: Doubling long-term investment in roads and footpaths to £20million More money for gulley cleaning, gritting and litter bins Supporting renewable energy to make York the Greenest City in the North More support for […]

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Huntington Road Chicanes

by admin on 25 January, 2017

In a letter to The Press, Cllrs Carol Runciman, Chris Cullwick, Keith Orrell have called for a review of the chicanes on Huntington Road: Dear Editor, As the local ward councillors we are well aware of the problems with the chicanes on Huntington Road (The Press 18th January). Residents have reported accidents to us since […]

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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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