Paul Doughty

Councillor - Strensall ward

News

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

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.

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.

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.

LIVEX18 - Impressive and Proud

"Yesterday I was privileged and lucky enough to have been invited to see at first hand the opening day of the four-day LIVEX18 event organised by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the British Army at the Army Medical Services Training Centre in my home ward of Strensall.

Welcome investment in our NHS

Like many others, I was delighted to hear Theresa May announce that the Conservative Government was investing significant new money into the NHS.

Safeguarding Week 2018

Next week, 25 to the 29 June, York will be promoting Safeguarding Week 2018.  Organised by the Safeguarding Adults Board and Local Safeguarding Children’s Board, in conjunction with a number of local organisations, the week is designed to give residents a chance to understand what safeguarding is

It's Mental Health Awareness Week

CYC and its partners are supporting  mental health awareness week with a varied programme designed to provide information on the support that’s available throughout York.