Honouring York’s Armed Forces Community

As the Armed Forces Week begins, today (23rd June) marks Reserves Day with later in the week the national Armed Forces Day (26th June) recognising and honouring all those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces.


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Councillors thank York’s teachers

On national Thank a Teacher day (Wednesday the 23rd June), York’s Lib Dem Councillors are celebrating and thanking York’s teachers.


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Pioneering Council grants saved hundreds of local businesses from collapse

An independent evaluation of the Council’s micro-grant scheme has revealed that since its introduction in March 2020, 294 local businesses were saved from closure and over 500 families and employees from falling into personal and financial hardship.


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Council Leader calls for Great British Railways’ HQ to be based in York

Writing to the Secretary of State for Transport, and Minister of State for Rail, Council Leader Keith Aspden has called for the Great British Railways’ headquarters to be based in York.


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26 play areas across the city to receive £400k cash boost for improvements

City of York Council is set to distribute £175k amongst 26 York play areas, with community partners providing up to £228k in match funding. Communities across the city successfully bid for improvements and new equipment for their local play facilities.


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York councillors congratulate country’s newest MP after an incredible victory

Liberal Democrats have dealt a blow to the Tories, overturning a 16,000 majority and electing a new MP in Chesham and Amersham.


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York Lib Dems condemn hate crimes and call for urgent Government action

Following the launch of a police investigation into racist letters sent to two families in York, Lib Dem councillors have called for action to tackle rising hate crimes across the country.



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York leads the way in improving air quality

Ahead of this year’s Clean Air Day, York’s Lib Dem councillors have highlighted the pioneering work carried out over the last 8 years to tackle emissions and improve air quality across the city.


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MP joins local councillors to challenge Government’s NHS takeover

Munira Wilson MP, the Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Health, Wellbeing, and Social Care, is working with York’s Lib Dem councillors to challenge the extent to which the reforms set out in the NHS White Paper could impact local communities.


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As Carers Week begins, Lib Dems call for urgent support for York’s 19,000 carers

York’s Liberal Democrat councillors are highlighting the amazing work of local carers and calling on the Government to urgently introduce a support package for paid and unpaid carers.


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