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You said, we listened: More frontline street cleaning services for York

Cleaner streets being at the top of most residents’ list of frontline priorities, York’s Conservative-led council has invested a significant portion of last year’s budget underspend  new street-cleaning equipment, which has just been delivered and ready to be put to use.

Work on new grassroots football pitches to begin soon

Planning permission approval for the development of eight new football pitches and a clubhouse on grazing land near Askham Bar means that work can begin on these much needed sporting facilities by the end of summer.

York Outer MP presses ministers on improving technical education

Julian Sturdy, Member of Parliament for York Outer, today pressed Ministers in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to deliver on plans for better technical education by listening to employers and drawing on the experience of York institutions.

New licensing schemes in view for HMO's

City of York Council is preparing a new inspection programme with a revised licensing fee schedule to support new laws regarding the regulation of houses of multiple occupancy (HMOs), which come into effect on 1 October of this year.

Conservative Motion: Keep first green bin free

The CYC Conservative Group motion for next Thursday’s full council meeting promises to prioritise keeping residents’ first collection of garden waste free of charge in the face of rising council expenditure.

'Operation Eyeball' to fight fly tipping

York’s Conservative-led administration continues its relentless campaign against fly tipping with the creation of a new combined York/North Yorkshire task force to tackle the crime in rural areas of both authorities.

Council house allocation refresh

A new policy to determine how council housing is allocated will be reviewed at next week’s decision session of Conservative Cllr. Helen Douglas, Executive Member for housing and safer neighbourhoods.

York Outer MP raises Claudia's Law in Parliament

During a parliamentary question session today the Member of Parliament for York Outer, Mr Julian Sturdy, raised concerns with the delay in implementing provisions of the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017.