Council to continue work to help shape the future of Bootham Park

Following a meeting of the Council Executive tonight (21st January 2020), the Council will continue to utilise its influence to secure benefits for residents and communities on the Booth Park Hospital site.

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First phase of Castle Gateway project gets the green light

The first phase of the Castle Gateway scheme has been given the green light following approval from the Council Executive.

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Leader of the Council welcomes House of Lords proposal

Cllr Keith Aspden, Liberal Democrat Leader of City of York Council, has welcomed the suggestion to move the House of Lords to York and has offered the council’s support to help civil servants progress the plans.

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Local Lib Dem Councillor urges Council to ‘save the tree’

Cllr Sue Hunter, local Liberal Democrat Councillor for Westfield, has called on the Council to preserve the iconic tree on Acomb Front Street, opposite the end of Carr Lane.

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2020-21 Council Budget: New investment proposed for York’s communities, frontline services and initiatives to tackle the climate emergency

Liberal Democrat and Green councillors have published their budget proposals for the 2020-21 financial year, outlining priority investment to support York’s communities, protect frontline services and tackle the climate emergency.

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Cllr Chris Cullwick nominated as new Lord Mayor of York

Cllr Chris Cullwick, Liberal Democrat ward Councillor for Huntington and New Earswick, has been nominated to become the new Lord Mayor of York following a meeting of Full Council this evening (19th December 2019).

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Lord Shipley joins Keith Aspden to discuss Liberal Democrat plans to use £50 billion regional fund and the future of Haxby Station

Lord John Shipley, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Communities, Decentralisation and the Northern Powerhouse, joined Keith Aspden and local Councillor Ed Pearson this morning to discuss Liberal Democrat plans for a £50 billion regional investment fund and future proposals for Haxby Rail Station.

 

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York Labour call for construction on York’s precious greenbelt

In a submission to the Local Plan Planning Inspector, the York Labour Party have called for additional housing sites to be built on York’s precious greenbelt, despite household projections for the city declining.

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Liberal Democrats to scrap business rates to "breathe new life" into high streets

The Liberal Democrats have announced national plans to scrap business rates and replace them with a landowner levy, to "breathe new life" into high streets.

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Vince Cable joins Keith Aspden to see progress on sustainable travel in York

York-born Sir Vince Cable, former Leader of the Liberal Democrats, joined Keith Aspden to back his campaign to become the next MP for York Outer today. Sir Vince took the opportunity to see the progress being achieved in the city to encourage sustainable and cleaner travel.

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