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More support for care leavers

Due to Conservative government legislation, care leavers can now access the support of local authority care leaving teams until they are 25 years old, and York council is making sure that young people who have been in care are aware this positive change.

Lowfield site to deliver largest affordable development in a generation

The Conservative-led administration’s commitment to sensible growth has taken another significant step forward with planning permission having been granted for its proposed development of the former Lowfield School site west of the city, clearing the way for 165 much-needed homes in the city - of

Congragulations to York's A Level students

Today’s A level results day has shown York students achieving excellent results in the face of significant changes to the exam structure, with York schools as ever performing amongst the best in the country.

Success! Massive Storage Unit on Water Lane Rejected

We are delighted to inform you that the application for a massive 10m tall steel walled self-storage facility on Water Lane – neighbouring residential properties - was rejected on 09/08/2018 by the City of York Council’s Area Planning Committee. 

How to "Live Well York"

City of York Council, working alongside York CVS, Age UK, Explore York and Healthwatch York has created “Live Well York”, a new on-line website which collates information and advice to help residents to enjoy healthy, active and independent lives.

Economic strategy report reflects a booming York - and the problems of success

York’s Conservative-led administration has put forward a robust response to a council report warning of the dangers of York’s lower-wage economy by pledging to continue to push forward long-term city developments which will reap significant economic benefits and help position York as “the intelle

Government confirms £780m East Coast Mainline investment

The Government has confirmed that a major upgrade to the East Coast Main Line through York will go ahead, part of a £750m upgrade that will see a major investment in new platforms, tracks, signals and junctions, to be completed in the early 2020s.