Liberal Democrats confirm new team

After the unexpected events at Budget Council on the 22nd February, the Liberal Democrats felt it was necessary to take time and receive further assurances. Following agreements with the new Conservative leader, the Liberal Democrats have announced their team of executive members and spokespersons to continue to move City of York Council forward following a period of interim appointments.

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Investment secured to support school building improvements

Significant investment to help some of York’s schools deal with urgent maintenance issues and to enhance school buildings is being recommended for approval at the Council’s Executive on Thursday 15th March.

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Services at York Hospital ‘most improved’ after recent CQC inspection

York Hospital has seen its service rating upgraded to ‘Good’ after a recent a team of CQC inspectors visited York, Scarborough, and Bridlington Hospitals to check on the quality of core services.

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Notification of School Closures – Where to look?

As snow and freezing temperatures persist, many schools across York have had to remain closed for the safety of pupils and staff.

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Huntington’s new sight and hearing impairment service to be rolled out across the City

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.

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Statement from Councillor Keith Aspden, Liberal Democrat Group Leader

At tonight’s meeting two Conservative councillors announced that they would be resigning from the Conservative Group. 

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Councillor Jackson encourages residents to report treacherous potholes

Cllr Sheena Jackson, Liberal Democrat Ward Councillor for Westfield, is urging residents to report troublesome potholes on their local roads.

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Liberal Democrats surge to second place in Holgate by-election

The Liberal Democrats are celebrating a strong second place in the Holgate by-election, thanks to the efforts of local candidate, Emma Keef.

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£500K Investment in Flood Defences for Fulford

Over the next two years, a total of £500,000 is planned to be spent by the Council on additional flood defences for Fulford, in particular to protect the Fordlands Road community.

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Universal Credit and its impact in York - Call for Evidence

Later this year, a Council report regarding the impact of Universal Credit and it’s rollout in York will be presented to the Executive Member for Adult Social Care. As part of this, the Liberal Democrats would like to hear from residents about their experiences of accessing Universal Credit.

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