City of York Council has been in discussions with key local partners (primary care, Bootham School, York Hospital Trust, and the CCG) regarding potential options to develop a wide range of services on the Bootham Hospital site.
The submission of York’s local plan has passed its final hurdle, after receiving approval from Full Council this evening.
Following the Secretary of State for Transport’s announcement that Virgin Trains East Coast’s contract for operating services on the East Coast Main Line would be terminated on 24 June 2018, Mr Julian Sturdy sought assurances that infrastructure challenges would be addressed going forward.
Strensall ward Conservative Councillor’s Paul Doughty and Helen Douglas together with Earswick Parish Councillor Sian Wiseman have welcomed the decision of the Executive Member for Transport, Cllr Peter Dew to implement an 18 month trial to reduce the speed limit of the 60mph national speed limit section of Strensall Road between Earswick and Strensall to 40mph.
Residents have had their first look at how the Castle Gateway area of the city might be developed following an innovative multi-forum consultation which has taken over the past nine months.
Following last week’s letter from council leaders to the Department for Transport, York has secured a share of the government’s £100m fund to repair potholes and storm damage following recent severe winter weather.
It’s a ‘#crime not to care’ is the council’s new anti-fly tipping initiative launched with local leaders of Keep Britain Tidy, to remind both residents and businesses that waste is their responsibility and must be disposed of legally.

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