As the Executive Member for Education, Children and Young People on the City of York Council I was delighted when York was chosen as one of only eight councils to host a trial of the expansion of the government's childcare initiative, testing the outcomes of an increase in free childcare for elig
Representatives from the Conservative-led City of York Council, First York and local bus manufacturer Optare have welcome the arrival of the first “Metrodecker EV” – the first zero-emission and fully electric double-decker bus to be used outside of London.
Rural West ward councillors Ian Gillies and Chris Steward are challenging railway bureaucracy to have removed from an options paper a proposal for a new railway stop outside of Rufforth, as part of an alternative HS2 Phase Two route to Scotland which could see the new line to run north through th
York’s community stadium, designed to host York City FC and York City Knights RFLC, in addition to providing a cinema complex, leisure facilities, an NHS hub and library, is set to begin construction this October.
Cllr. Stuart Rawlings, Conservative spokesperson for schools and young people, has welcomed this week’s announcement that the government will be providing an additional £1.3 billion for schools funding over two years- helping to create more good school places York.
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