Green Waste Services to start and Household Waste and Recycling Centres to reopen

Plans to resume bulky waste services, green bin collections and reopen Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC’s) have been agreed by City of York Council.

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Progress on York's historic Guildhall continues safely under restrictions

Restoration and redevelopment works on York's historic Guildhall have continued safely and effectively since social distancing restrictions were put in place last month by the Government.


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Lib Dems call for guidance from the Government on reopening local tips

Councillor Paula Widdowson, City of York Council’s Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change, has today written to Ministers to underline the need to safely reopen Household Waste and Recycling Centres (HWRCs) for residents’ essential use.

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York’s air quality significantly improves during lockdown

New analysis shows air quality in York has improved by an average of 30 per cent during the coronavirus lockdown.


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Council brings public meetings online during extended lockdown

The council has set up virtual meetings online to ensure council business can proceed during the extended lockdown period.


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Lib Dems call for energy saving scheme to be extended to 7697 local homes amidst Covid-19 crisis

The Liberal Democrats are calling on the Government to extend a national scheme that saves £140 on energy bills to households struggling due to the coronavirus, helping an estimated 7697 households across City of York Council.


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Join Council leaders live on Facebook for coronavirus Q&A

Residents are invited to watch and interact with a live #AskTheLeaders Coronavirus question and answer session on City of York Council’s Facebook page on Tuesday 28 April, 5.00pm to 6.00pm.

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Residents show support and paint the city blue

York Liberal Democrats are joining City of York Council in encouraging everyone to show their support for key workers by painting York blue on 23 April.


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Covid-19 testing centre to open in Poppleton

A drive-through coronavirus testing facility is to open at Poppleton Park and Ride in York as part of the Government’s UK-wide drive to increase testing for thousands more NHS and other key workers.key_Nurse_cutout.png

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Council staff thanked for quick business grant payments

Figures released show City of York Council are one of the quickest councils in the country to pay grant funding to local businesses.


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