Councillors condemn freeze of road maintenance budget, with 19 thousand potholes at risk of being unfilled

Liberal Democrat councillors have condemned the freeze to funds given to councils to carry out transport maintenance effectively representing a real-terms cut.


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Councillor slams Government’s ‘Guantanamo-on-Ouse’ plans

Lib Dem councillors have hit out at the plans to convert a former North Yorkshire RAF base into an asylum seeker processing centre.key_refugeess.png

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Plans unveiled to create new Multi Use Games Area in Westfield

Plans to seek planning permission for a new Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) in the Westfield area of the city have been unveiled. 


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£17 million boost for local bus services

City of York Council has been awarded £17.36 million over three years to support the development of key bus schemes and initiatives across the city.


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Councillors welcome Network Rail compound change of plan

Dringhouses & Woodthorpe Lib Dem councillors have welcomed an announcement from Network Rail that they have abandoned plans to establish a temporary rail compound on land off Moor Lane in Dringhouses.

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Lib Dem Councillors brand Chancellor’s Spring statement as ‘failed opportunity’

Responding to the spring statement delivered by the Chancellor earlier today, councillors are highlighting the lack of meaningful support to address the cost of living crisis, which is turning into an emergency.


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25% of children in York below reading standards

New figures uncovered by the Liberal Democrats have revealed approximately 25% of 11 year old children in York have a reading age below 11. The research reveals almost 167,960 11 year olds across the country and 489 in York as being below the standard reading age. 


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Julian Sturdy MP votes against plans to “name and shame” water companies killing animals with sewage

Earlier this week, the local Conservative MP for York Outer Julian Sturdy MP voted against a new law which would have forced water companies to report on the number of animals killed by sewage dumps.


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Vote to remove Prince Andrew’s Honorary Freedom

City of York Councillors are set to vote on a motion presented at an Extraordinary Full Council meeting to remove Prince Andrew’s Honorary Freedom of the City of York.


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Sir Ed Davey visits York to back GBR bid

Sir Ed Davey MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, visited York to show his support for the city’s bid to be the new home of Great British Rail.


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