Lord Mayor Elect announces his charities

Councillor Keith Orrell, who will become the city’s new Lord Mayor next Thursday, has announced which charities he will support during his year in office. The 3 local organisations are the York Blind and Partially Sighted Society, The Island and the York Music Hub.

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Partnership work helps fund new playground at School Lane, Fulford

A new play area is now open at School Lane, Fulford, thanks to funding from Fulford Parish Council and City of York Council.

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Turning blue for M.E awareness

The City of York is supporting ME awareness week, as a result of a recent Liberal Democrat motion to kick-start an awareness campaign on the issue.

 

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Extra funding released for York’s adult social care services

Tonight, over £1.2 million of additional funding has tonight been made available to help relieve pressure on York’s adult social care services.

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Public meeting on successful flood defence campaign

A meeting will be held in June for local residents to hear more about the plans for flood defences in Fulford.

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York one step closer to determining it’s own future, as Local Plan Working Group recommends to the Executive

York is now one step closer to adopting a Local Plan and shaping its own future, following a meeting of the Local Plan Working Group (LPWG) tonight.

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Over £1.2 million to be made available for York’s adult social care services

Over £1.2 million of additional funding is due to be committed to help relieve pressure on York’s adult social care services, thanks to support from Liberal Democrat Councillors.

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Ambitious vision for Castle Gateway moves on

The first work package of the bold and ambitious masterplan for the transformation of Castle Gateway can now proceed after receiving Executive approval tonight.

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Number of nurses leaving the UK continues to cause major concerns

It has been revealed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) that there has been a significant rise in the number of EU nurses and midwives leaving the NMC register, with 3,962 nurses and midwifes leaving between April 2017 and March 2018.

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Councillor joins in calls for new pedestrian crossing on York Road amid local safety concerns

Cllr Ian Cuthbertson, Liberal Democrat ward councillor for Haxby & Wigginton, is supporting a new petition calling for a new pedestrian crossing on York Road, Haxby, following a number of concerns over safety raised by local residents.

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