York in the GBR final list

The Department for Transport have today confirmed that York is amongst the 6 cities shortlisted to be the new home of Great British Rail.


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Councillors launch petition to save local bank

Local Liberal Democrat Councillors for Haxby and Wigginton have expressed their concerns at plans to close the Barclays Bank in Haxby, and in response, have launched a petition calling on the Barclays Banking Group to rethink the plans.


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Foss Barrier opening marks a new milestone in city’s flood defence upgrade

The £38m upgrade to the Foss Barrier pumping station, led by the Environment Agency, has been completed and was officially opened on the 17th May.


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Local councillors mark Armed Forces Week

This week marks Armed Forces Week, an opportunity to recognise and honour all those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces. As part of this week, Wednesday (22nd June) will mark Reserves Day.


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Calls for new funding pot to be used for Acomb Front Street

Westfield ward councillors have called on the Government’s new ‘Shared Prosperity Fund’ to be used to deliver longer term improvements to Acomb’s Front Street.


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Over 200 affordable homes delivered last year

A new report into the Council’s Finance and Performance has revealed that 224 affordable homes have been delivered in the 2021/22 financial year - the highest number since 2010. 


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York’s new HyperHub opens

Monks Cross HyperHub is one of the largest charging hubs in Northern England.


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York Outer Ring Road scheme progress

The Council’s Executive will be asked to note progress and approve a number of recommendations to progress the York Outer Ring Road Scheme.


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Funding for infant Free School Meals in York slashed by over £136k

Funding for free school meals for children aged 4 to 7 in York has been slashed by £136,874 in real terms, shocking new figures uncovered by the Liberal Democrats have revealed.


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Over 70km of roads in York improved last year

New Council report on capital investment outturn has revealed that past year has seen a total of 72.5km of carriageway renewed across the city, including patching and resurfacing.


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