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Happy Yorkshire Day!

Happy Yorkshire Day!

Falling on the anniversary date of the emancipation of slaves and having origins as a protest to local government re-organisation in the 1970’s, the 1st of August these days is better known as a celebration of the largest and best County!

Conservative Councillors Criticise New Special Responsibility Allowances

York’s Conservative councillors have criticised the decision of the Liberal Democrat and Green coalition to introduce two new ‘Special Responsibility Allowances’ of £15,600 and respectively £5,200. These will go to the extra Executive Member and the chair of the new Climate Change Committee.

Strensall Conservatives Back Towthorpe Residents In Call For Speed Reduction

Strensall Conservative Councillor Paul Doughty and fellow Campaigner Sian Wiseman are giving their full support to calls from local residents to lower the 60mph national speed limit section through Towthorpe, for the section of Towthorpe Road between the junction with Strensall Road and the end o

Councillors welcome deferral of Strensall Barracks sale

Conservative Strensall ward councillor Paul Doughty and Earswick parish councillor Sian Wiseman, who last week raised concerns about the fate of the Strensall Barracks site following environmental concerns which saw it removed from CYC's Local Plan, have today welcomed the decision by the Defence