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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

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.

Letter to the Secretary of State for Health, Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP

I am writing to you as Chair and on behalf of City of York Council’s cross-party Health, Housing and Adult Social Care Policy and Scrutiny Committee in support the Site Development Plan for the Bootham Park Hospital site and the proposal for a delay in the current sale process.