Cllr Keith Orrell becomes new Lord Mayor of York

Cllr Keith Orrell, Liberal Democrat ward Councillor for Huntington and New Earswick, has been appointed the new Lord Mayor of York after being elected by colleagues and receiving his appointment during today’s Annual Council meeting.

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Councillor urges residents to give their views on local policing

Councillor Ashley Mason, Liberal Democrat Vice Chair of the Police & Crime Panel, is encouraging residents across the City to respond the current Neighbourhood Policing Survey and ensure their voices are heard.

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Council approves submission of Local Plan, as York looks to determine its own future.

The submission of York’s local plan has passed its final hurdle, after receiving approval from Full Council this evening.

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Statement from Cllr Andrew Waller regarding the East Coast Mainline

It has been announced today by the Secretary of State for Transport, that the East Coast Mainline will be temporarily brought into public ownership after operators Virgin and Stagecoach could no longer meet payments in the £3.3bn contract.

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Lord Mayor Elect announces his charities

Councillor Keith Orrell, who will become the city’s new Lord Mayor next Thursday, has announced which charities he will support during his year in office. The 3 local organisations are the York Blind and Partially Sighted Society, The Island and the York Music Hub.

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Partnership work helps fund new playground at School Lane, Fulford

A new play area is now open at School Lane, Fulford, thanks to funding from Fulford Parish Council and City of York Council.

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Turning blue for M.E awareness

The City of York is supporting ME awareness week, as a result of a recent Liberal Democrat motion to kick-start an awareness campaign on the issue.

 

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Extra funding released for York’s adult social care services

Tonight, over £1.2 million of additional funding has tonight been made available to help relieve pressure on York’s adult social care services.

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Public meeting on successful flood defence campaign

A meeting will be held in June for local residents to hear more about the plans for flood defences in Fulford.

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York one step closer to determining it’s own future, as Local Plan Working Group recommends to the Executive

York is now one step closer to adopting a Local Plan and shaping its own future, following a meeting of the Local Plan Working Group (LPWG) tonight.

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