Rural West York Liberal Democrats

RWY Cllrs and Keith

Welcome to our ward webpage, now part of the York Liberal Democrats website.

Rural West York has two hardworking Lib Dem councillors; Anne Hook and James Barker.

Our Councillors and the Local Liberal Democrat team work all year round for the Rural West York Ward, keep up to date with local news and campaigns posted here.

Casework Update

Our Rural West York councillors have been hard at work improving the Ward, ensuring it is a safe and pleasant place to live, by listening to locals and reporting casework.

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Planning Application Updates

Cllr. Barker has been campaigning to prevent the development of 60 new homes on agricultural land next to the A59 and across from the development now being built at the former Civil Service Sports Ground.

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Community Woodland Update

With plans for 50,000 trees to be planted, improving air quality, biodiversity and educational experiences, York’s Lib Dems are working to provide a new sustainable community space for generations to come.

The York Community Woodland project has been underway since February 2020 and has involved a wide range of community engagement activity - from seed sowing with local primary schools, to a six week long co-design phase in collaboration with the public in May 2021.

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News in Brief

A collection of short news pieces from around Rural West York Ward

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Skelton Village Green Protected

Protection Measures have been installed using Ward Committee funds on the verge on Skelton Village Green to prevent vehicles from driving over it and turning it into mud. 


This measure should help to keep the area looking pleasant and safer for all!


Bollards on the verge of Skelton Village Green



Millfield Lane Footpath Widened

Cllr. Anne Hook was very pleased to see that the Public Realm Team has removed the grass and other vegetation which had been growing over the combined foot/cyclepath on Millfield Lane after she contacted them to see if their edging machine would be able to do the work.

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