Peter Dew


Government confirms £780m East Coast Mainline investment

The Government has confirmed that a major upgrade to the East Coast Main Line through York will go ahead, part of a £750m upgrade that will see a major investment in new platforms, tracks, signals and junctions, to be completed in the early 2020s.

New bike share scheme for York

Proposals to introduce a new bike share scheme in York will go in front of Cllr Peter Dew, the Conservative portfolio holder for Transport and Planning, next week.

Wetherby Road roundabout upgrades begin today

Work started today, Monday 4 June, on the Wetherby Road roundabout upgrade, marking the start of a £38m programme to reduce congestion and journey times on York’s busy outer ring road.

Down comes the fountain

After years of indecision, demolition of the non-functioning Parliament Street fountain finally began Monday (14 May 2018).

Tadcaster Road junction gets upgrade

City of York Council’s Conservative-led administration continues its £2.62 million rolling programme to replace aging traffic lights with work at the junction of Tadcaster Road and St Helen’s Road from Monday 30 April.