Lib Dem PFCC candidate calls for re-think on Police social media policy

James Barker, Liberal Democrat Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner candidate for North Yorkshire, has called on Police chiefs to review their decision to scrap the area-based social media accounts used by local officers.


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Calls for a bold bailout programme to help save city’s pubs

Councillor Andrew Waller is calling on the Government to take bold action to save our city’s pubs by introducing a national Pub Bailout programme to further boost the available grant support.


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Local councillor to host Fulford Flood defence update meeting

Fulford residents are being invited to join local councillor Keith Aspden for a virtual presentation and Q&A on 15th April 2021 at 5:30pm to discuss the latest update on the joined-up plan for local flood defences in the village.


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PFCC candidate calls for improved support for survivors of sexual assault

James Barker, Lib Dem PFCC candidate for North Yorkshire, is calling on the Government to take urgent action to support survivors of sexual assault.


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Free School Meals to be provided during Easter holiday

Liberal Democrat Councillors have ensured that the most vulnerable children in the city will have access to Free School Meal vouchers over Easter break.


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Councillor calls for long term retail support in light of store closures

Councillor Andrew Waller, Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning, has written to the Chancellor to urge a long term approach to support retail businesses after the temporary support schemes end later in summer.


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One Year On - Council Leader thanks residents

As we mark one year since the lockdown was announced on March 23, 2020, Councillor Keith Aspden is taking the opportunity to thank residents and businesses for all they have done to support the city. 


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Liberal Democrats call for a fair funding deal for Police, Fire & Rescue Services

Proposals put forward by York’s Liberal Democrat councillors to call on the Government to deliver a fair funding deal for Police and Fire services have been approved by Full Council this evening (22 March).


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Full Council backs Lib Dem calls to invest in green infrastructure

Proposals put forward by York’s Liberal Democrat councillors to call on the York and North Yorkshire Pension Fund to invest £120 million in green infrastructure have been approved by Full Council this evening (22 March).


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Lobbying success - Government jobs to move to York

After months of lobbying, it has been confirmed that 200 new Cabinet Office jobs are set to move to York in addition to the 400 Cabinet Office jobs already located in the city.


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