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GoodGym York has grown enormously over 2017 and now have many volunteers signed up for ‘missions’ in York. Unfortunately, very few missions are being referred so these brilliant opportunities are being missed. Missions are primarily one-off tasks to help older people (which GoodGym define as 60+). This could be a five minute job such as […]

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Local Liberal Democrat Councillors for Huntington and New Earswick have voiced serious concerns over the recently proposed Garden Village. The proposal, which has been designed to take go ahead in recently developed Huntington and New Earswick, could have the potential to significantly delay the Local Plan. Central Government has already threatened to intervene in the […]

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The petition against the closure of New Earswick Pool was presented to the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) this morning, at the Garth, with over 1,400 signatures. Local Liberal Democrat Councillors in Huntington & New Earswick ward are calling on the JRHT to properly consult on its proposals to close the pool. York Liberal Democrats […]

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Citizens Advice

by admin on 24 October, 2017

Huntington Parish Council fund advice session by CAY at Huntington Community Centre, , Strensall Road, Huntington on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month, 9.30 – 12.30 Ring 623648 to book an appointment. Alternatively CAY run drop in sessions at the City Council Offices on Station Rise on Monday and Wednesday from 9.30 – […]

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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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