Councillor calls for review of flood messaging and raises concerns at the speed of flood defence investment

Cllr Andrew Waller, Liberal Democrat Executive Member for Environment, is asking for resident’s views on flood messaging in York, after recently calling for a review of communications following the recent seasonal flooding.

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Councillor calls for continued action on Front Street regeneration

Cllr Sue Hunter, Liberal Democrat councillor for Westfield, is calling on the Council to ensure progress is maintained on the regeneration of the Front Street area.

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Frontline PCSO numbers drop by more than half

It has been found that front line PCSO numbers have dropped by more than half in York since 2016.

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Liberal Democrat councillors fund activities for young people during school holidays

Liberal Democrat councillors for Dringhouses & Woodthorpe and Westfield wards have recently banded together to use Ward Committee money to fund a range of activities for young people to enjoy during their school holidays.

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Upgrade to Nelsons Lane and Woodthorpe Green playgrounds completed

Improvements works have now been completed to upgrade the playgrounds at Nelsons Lane and Woodthorpe Green, thanks to the efforts of Liberal Democrat ward councillors for Dringhouses & Woodthorpe and local volunteers.

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Liberal Democrats welcome extra funding for York’s roads

In a recent announcement made by the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, a further £256,000 has been made available to repair dangerous potholes and storm damage on York’s roads.

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Armistice 100: Launching York's commemorations

As we approach the centenary of the end of the First World War, a launch event will be held later this year at York Minster, to mark the beginning of York’s 6 week period of remembrance to Armistice Day.

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Joint Administration seeks extra funding for York’s roads

In a recent letter to the Department for Transport (DfT), the Council's Joint Administration has called on the Government to provide more funding to speed up the series of repairs needed on York’s roads.

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York one step closer to securing £70 million for new homes

In an announcement made today, York has moved one step closer to securing £70m in Government investment to build up to 3300 new homes in the City.

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Queen Elizabeth and Imphal Barracks: MOD commit to exploring opportunities for retaining civilian posts

In a recent letter from Tobias Ellwood MP, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) have openly committed to working with the Council to explore potential opportunities for retaining civilian posts in York, despite the closures of Queen Elizabeth and Imphal Baracks.

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