Local News

Council help for new HMO licensing scheme

The much-anticipated new law to improve the management of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) is coming into force on 1 October 2018, and City of York Council is offering one-to-one sessions to help landlords with their applications.

Next phase of York Outer ring road set for approval

The Monks Cross roundabout could be the next section of the outer ring road to be improved if given the green light at the decision session for the executive member of transport and planning next Thursday (13 September).

Events in York to highlight world suicide prevention day

World Suicide Prevention Day falls on Monday 10 September, and during September City of York Council will hold two events to bring people and organisations across the city together to reflect and work together to prevent suicides.

Well done to York's GCSE students

Provisional results show that in the face of unprecedented changes to the exam system York students have fared extremely well, achieving excellent GCSE results.

York Central road access to be decided

The York Central development will potentially take another step forward next week when the council’s Conservative-led Executive will consider moving forward on the major access route to this massive land-locked brownfield site, which holds tremendous potential to provide jobs, homes, public space