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Over the last few months, many residents have told the Lib Dem Focus team how the traffic around the Green Lane and Water Lane junction is affecting them. The traffic seems to have worsened in recent months, with the new Aldi store and the traffic light sequencing appearing to be the causes. The entrance/exit to […]

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A recent council meeting has backed a Liberal Democrat motion that called for all of York’s libraries, including the mobile library, to be protected. The future of the library service in York has recently come under the spotlight with the council’s current five year contract with York Explore due to expire in March 2019. Councillors […]

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A care home development company have applied for planning permission to build a care home on Green Lane on the former grain store site; next to the new Aldi store. These are extracts from the letter sent to City of York Council from the development company: The application proposes the redevelopment of the site of the […]

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Plans have been agreed for the further rollout of Cold Calling Controlled Zones, an extremely effective tool in combating the number of persistent cold callers. Cllr Ann Reid, Liberal Democrat Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Tourism has given the go ahead for Council officers to relax rules on the establishment of new zones, allowing […]

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Residents are being urged to have their say at a public meeting in York about local policing. The meeting is being held on Tuesday 19th December 2017 at 6pm, West Offices, Station Rise, York. Topics to be discussed are:  Contacting the police / 101  Local community policing  Have your say – Public […]

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North Yorkshire Police have been made aware, you may also have heard/read in the news, of a scam where people are being emailed with false Notice of Intended Prosecution letters (NIP) regarding alleged speeding offences. North Yorkshire Police is keen to alert people to the fact that these are scam communications and are not sent […]

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NYCCs Safe Places Initiative

by admin on 29 September, 2017

North Yorkshire Police would like to make you aware of NYCCs Safe Places initiative: A safe place is where anyone who might need a little more help and support when they are out and about in the community can call in to get assistance. Members of the scheme carry a ‘keep safe’ card and may […]

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Eastholme Drive footway reconstruction underway

by admin on 13 September, 2017

Eastholme Drive footway reconstruction has now started, pictured above local campaigner Derek Wann on Eastholme Drive. The works will run from 12th September until 15th September and will take place between 8am – 3:30pm. Do you think your footway should be recontructed or repaired? Get in touch with us here and we can pass on your […]

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City of York Council have announced details of free compost ‘giveaways’ around the city. This compost is available to all residents. Details of Compost Giveaways   Dates   24th September 8th October 22nd October Times 8.15am – 12pm Location Harewood Whin, Wetherby Road Details   Customers must bring their own shovels and containers to take the compost home in.   […]

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Today (12/09/17) the Lib Dem ward team noticed the Bring Bank at Rawcliffe Bar Park and Ride was overflowing, with litter strewn across the layby.  This has been reported to Cllr Andrew Waller, Executive Member for the Environment at City of York Council who has taken action. The local Lib Dem team will check on the […]

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