Council to act on city centre security

York’s busiest city centre spaces are set for increased protection from terrorist attacks under plans unveiled by the council to combat the threat posed to UK cities by terrorists, which will be reviewed by two separate council committees over the next two weeks.

York Conservatives reject Government's planning proposals on fracking release

York’s Conservative councillors have replied to a Government consultation rejecting the case for using permitted development rights to speed up the planning process for fracking, calling the proposal “wholly inappropriate” with the potential to “irreparably damage residents’ confidence in the fai

September jobs fair full of opportunities

The latest in a series of extremely successful York Jobs Fairs will take place on Wednesday 26th September from 10am to 2pm at the York Railway Institute, Queen Street.

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.