Dringhouses & Woodthorpe Liberal Democrats

D&W Councillors

Welcome to our ward webpage, now part of the York Liberal Democrats website.

Dringhouses & Woodthorpe has three hardworking Lib Dem councillors; Stephen Fenton, Paula Widdowson, and Ashley Mason.

Our Councillors and the Local Liberal Democrats team work all year round for Dringhouses & Woodthorpe, keep up to date with local news and campaigns posted here.

Tadcaster Road gas works force bus diversion

The works being undertaken by Northern Gas Networks on Tadcaster Road have now reached St Helens Road. As previously reported, St Helens Road is not closed but temporary three-way traffic signals are in use.

There is bad news however for users of the number 4 bus. The layout of bollards at the Tadcaster Road / St Helens Road junction is such that it is too tight for a bus to turn the corner. The Acomb-bound number 4 is therefore being diverted along Tadcaster Road, Moor Lane and then up Chaloners Road, with the same diversion followed on the route into the city centre. This means that the stops on St Helens Road and Eason View are not in operation.

Further information is available on the First York website.


28 March 2021 - Latest planning applications

Below are the latest planning applications received by City of York Council for Dringhouses & Woodthorpe ward.

Full details can be found by clicking the application reference.

 

8 Nelsons Lane York YO24 1HD

Fell Lawson Leylandii tree in a Conservation Area

Ref. No: 21/00642/TCA

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54 Eden Close York YO24 2RD

First floor rear and single storey front extensions

Ref. No: 21/00618/FUL 

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80 Moor Lane Acomb York YO24 2QY

First floor rear extension

Ref. No: 21/00611/FUL 

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York College Sim Balk Lane York YO23 2BB

Siting of marquee for temporary period until July 2022 (retrospective)

Ref. No: 21/00604/FUL 

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Yorkshire Wildlife Trust 1 St Georges Place York YO24 1GN

Prune Copper Beech tree in a Conservation Area

Ref. No: 21/00592/TCA 

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Land To East Of St Leonards Hospice And 13 To 20 The Square Dringhouses York

Condition 10 (Lighting scheme) of 19/00818/FUL

Ref. No: AOD/21/00064 

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20 Annan Close York YO24 2UY

Single storey front extension

Ref. No: 21/00560/FUL 

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33 Goodwood Grove York YO24 1ER

Single storey side extension

Ref. No: 21/00491/FUL 

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60 White House Gardens York YO24 1EA

Single storey side and rear extensions

Ref. No: 21/00500/FUL 

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78 Bramble Dene York YO24 2RJ

First floor front extension and single storey side extension

Ref. No: 21/00509/FUL 

 

Representations can be made in favour of, or in objection to, any application via the Planning online web site.

http://planningaccess.york.gov.uk/online-applications/

 


Views sought on possible e-scooter locations

Residents in Dringhouses & Woodthorpe are being asked for their views on possible locations where e-scooters could be parked. York is currently participating in a 12-month Department for Transport trial of e-scooters which began in September 2020. Initially the e-scooters have been rolled out in the city centre and at the University of York, but the aim is to make the e-scooters more widely available. There is more information on the trial at https://www.york.gov.uk/E-Scooters

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St Helens Road closure delayed (again)

The closure of St Helens Road for a two-week period for gas main replacement work - and the subsequent re-routing of the number 4 bus - has been delayed for a second time.

The closure was due to come into effect from 1 March, but that was then postponed until 15 March. And now it has been delayed again, with no clue as to when the closure will come into effect.


Latest ward planning applications

Below are the latest planning applications received by City of York Council for the Dringhouses & Woodthorpe ward.

Full details can be found by clicking the application reference.

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Covid testing available locally in March

Covid-19 testing for people without symptoms will be available every Monday and Tuesday in March, 9am to 3pm at the Acorn Rugby Club car park on Thanet Road. You can book a slot from Sunday evening at www.nhs.uk/Coronavirus and selecting the option that you were asked to attend by your local council.
The infection rate in Woodthorpe & Acomb Park in the seven days to 28 February was at 74.9 cases per 100,000. The rate in Dringhouses & South Bank was 243.6 cases per 100,000. You can view the interactive map at https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/details/interactive-map

28/02/21 - Latest planning applications

Below are the latest planning applications received by City of York Council for the Dringhouses & Woodthorpe ward.

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Number 4 bus temporary diversion from 15th March

From 15th March the number 4 bus will be temporarily diverted due to work being undertaken by Northern Gas Networks. St Helens Road will be closed at the Cross Keys, so the number 4 will continue along Tadcaster Road before turning right onto Moor Lane and then right onto Chaloners Road. This means that the stops on Eason View and St Helens Road will not be served.


Latest planning applications for Dringhouses & Woodthorpe Ward

Below are the latest planning applications received by the City of York Council for Dringhouses & Woodthorpe ward.

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Drain cleaning and survey work to start on Tadcaster Road

City of York Council will be undertaking highway drainage cleaning and survey work from Monday 1 March for approximately five weeks. This work forms part of planned highway maintenance improvement works programme on Tadcaster Road from Blossom Street to the junction with the A64.

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