Archive for the ‘Local Issues’ Category

The following streets will be reinstated to the gritting schedule in February: Crossmoor Lane, Eastfield Avenue, Greenshaw Drive, Haxby Moor Road, Moor Lane, Oaken Grove, Usher Lane, West Nooks, Westfield Lane, Westfield Road, Wheatfield Lane. Part roads: Wheatfield Lane to Oak Tree Lane; Usher Lane to bridge; Walmer Carr to Green Dike. These routes are […]

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Local Plan Consultation – Deadline!

by Sarah on 11 September, 2016

If you want to have your say about the new Local Plan, you have until 5pm on Monday, 12th of September to get your responses to the council. You can find more information and respond to the plan online here: You will need to say ‘no’ to the first question (about housing/employment) to get […]

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Local Plan Consultation

by Sarah on 24 August, 2016

City of York Council held a Local Plan Consultation event at Oaken Grove today. Many residents came to learn more, and ask questions of officers and councillors including Ian Cuthbertson and Carol Runciman (New Earswick). More information about the Local Plan, including how you can have your say, can be found on the City of […]

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by Sarah on 3 August, 2016

Whilst walking to a meeting tonight, I (Sarah) spotted a few potholes that had filled with dirt and sprouted grass. I’ve passed the details on to City of York Council. You can report problems in the neighbourhood quickly and easily using the online reporting form on the City of York Council website, or email us […]

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Save Our Countryside

by admin on 16 August, 2013

York’s Liberal Democrat Council Group Leader says a new national campaign to protect the countryside supports the approach his party has taken to controversial housing plans. Last week the Lib Dems submitted their objection to Labour run City of York Council’s Draft Local Plan, which proposes building 16,000 houses on Green Belt land over the […]

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Farm Shop Appeal Dismissed

by Paul Firth on 1 March, 2011

An appeal against a City of York Council planning committee’s decision has been dismissed following a hearing. The appeal by the owner of a former meat preparation room and shop premises in Mill Lane, Wigginton was made against a planning decision by City of York Council. Although the buildings in question had not been used […]

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Sainsbury’s Licensing Concern

by Paul Firth on 7 December, 2010

The Lib Dem Focus team, along with many local residents, were concerned to learn that, having acquired the old Nisa Extra store, Sainsbury’s had made a licensing application to sell alcohol from 6am to midnight and for a refreshment certificate, to serve refreshments untill midnight. In our initial representation, we pointed out that our community […]

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Haxby Survey Results

by Paul Firth on 3 August, 2010

Recently we have been carrying out a survey around Haxby to find out residents’ views on a number of issues, the survey forms also give you the opportunity to let us know about any issues or problems in the local area. Many people have raised concerns about speeding on local roads so we have been asking […]

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