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York Outer MP supports Small Business Saturday

Julian Sturdy, Member of Parliament for York Outer, has once again supported the ‘Small Business Saturday’ initiative, this year visiting Swains butchers based in Copmanthorpe. Small Business Saturday celebrates the contribution of small and medium sized businesses across the country.

York Central infrastructure funding on Executive agenda

York Central, the city’s huge 72 hectare brownfield development site, will be on the agenda at next Thursday’s meeting of the Conservative-led Executive, which will consider the investment case for the York Central Enterprise Zone and recommend that full council establish a capital budget to impl

Learn about self-build plots at Lowfield

Residents interested in building their own homes are invited to meet a range of experts at West Offices ahead of the opening of bidding for the council’s first ever self-build plots.

Dramatic fall in rough sleeping

Following extensive work by council homelessness teams and the city’s social welfare partners the number of people sleeping rough in the York has reduced during 2018 from 29 to nine.

In 2017, the official number was 29, in 2016 and 2015 it was 18.