Local News

Armed Forces Day 2018

Armed Forces Day in York will encompass a week of events beginning Monday 25th June to show support for our Armed Forces, Serving Personnel, Veterans, Cadets and their families.

Safeguarding Week 2018

Next week, 25 to the 29 June, York will be promoting Safeguarding Week 2018.  Organised by the Safeguarding Adults Board and Local Safeguarding Children’s Board, in conjunction with a number of local organisations, the week is designed to give residents a chance to understand what safeguarding is

York raising standards of homelessness prevention

City of York Council’s Executive Committee will discuss a new 5-year homeless strategy on 21st June.

The strategy outlines the council’s response to their extended responsibilities as laid out in new legislation. The main aims of the strategy include:

York Remembers: Commemorating the end of World War 1

City of York Council is launching its commemorative project York Remembers: Lifting the shadow of the First World War to mark the hundredth anniversary of the signing of the armistice in 1918.

Open space in Acomb

I note that the Labour ward councillor for Acomb has again bemoaned the lack of open space in Acomb, blaming it all on the current administration.

Wetherby Road roundabout upgrades begin today

Work started today, Monday 4 June, on the Wetherby Road roundabout upgrade, marking the start of a £38m programme to reduce congestion and journey times on York’s busy outer ring road.