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We have launched a new local petition calling on energy companies to not frack in York. Recently, the Government launched its own consultation on proposals to accelerate fracking in our region, by allowing planning applications to become ‘permitted development’. This would, in effect, by-pass the normal public planning decision process and remove York’s local influence […]

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Free compost giveaways!

by admin on 31 July, 2018

The Council has announced some new compost giveaway dates, which are planned for this year. The compost is made from the garden waste that we collect from households and at the Household Waste Recycling Centres, and is PAS100 accredited. If residents are interested in the giveaways, please find the link below to the giveaway:  Free compost 2018 […]

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Liberal Democrat Councillors for Huntington & New Earswick are asking local residents to help inform the New Earswick ward walk by highlighting issues in the local area. For the last 15 years, a ward walk of New Earswick has been carried out by one of the local Liberal Democrat Councillors, who will meet with representatives of the […]

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City of York Council is sharing it’s proposals to cut congestion and journey times on the A1237. Residents and businesses have until Friday 1 June to view and comment on designs to upgrade the outer ring road’s Monks Cross roundabout. This will be the second of seven A1237 roundabouts set for major improvements over the next […]

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Residents should have received a booklet detailing the latest Local Plan consultation. Yes another consultation! This is a Government requirement that has to be carried out before the Local Plan is considered by the Planning Inspector and the Government. The Government has also decided that all responses to earlier consultations WILL NOT be considered by […]

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Redrow Response – Monks Cross Link Road

by admin on 28 February, 2018

Liberal Democrat Councillors for Huntington and New Earswick believe this application is premature. The fact that consultation on this application will be held at the same time as consultation on the Local Plan proposals is at best unfortunate and at worst will result in scepticism and cynicism of the Local Plan process. Whilst it is […]

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The Yorsensory Outreach Mobile Unit, a sight and hearing impairment service provided by the Wilberforce Trust, is due to hit the roads over the coming weeks and visit communities across York. Over the last year, the Wilberforce Trust has been supported by the Huntington and New Earswick Councillors Ward Committee funds for the provision of […]

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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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