City of York Council
Communities and neighbourhoods

Rural West York ward

Here you can find information about the next resident forum, news about local improvement schemes and activities in the area.

Ward priorities 2014 - 2015

  • Make lives of older people better
  • Improve the environment
  • To improve the lives of children and young people

What is happening in my ward?

Ward stories and information about upcoming events can be found here.

How can I be involved?

Resident Forum meetings
Meeting minutes and agendas are available here.

Resident Forum funding
Click here for the 2014-15 Grant Application Form, Grants Policy Guidance Notes, Ward Priorities and Additional Sources of Funding documents.

The budget for 2014-15 is £4,260 Once the grants are finally agreed and signed off information will appear in the box below:

Group Scheme  Amount
Poppleton in Bloom     Grant to support purchase of plants and equipment. £200
Poppleton Community Railway Nursery  Grant to purchase promotional banner for the Nursery £500
Poppleton Luncheon Club


Grant towards the cost of providiing lunches for elderly people each week.

Poppleton Youth Action Group


Grant towards the cost of providing youth worker and equipment for the club

Rufforth Methodist Church


Grant towards the outreach cafe/post office at the church

Copmanthorpe Youth Club


Grant agreed Subject to final paperwork

Rufforth preschool playgroup Grant agreed subject to final paperwork 307

If you have any thoughts on what needs to happen to improve your ward, or you would like to get involved in making things locally, let us know. You can contact your community involvement officer, or neighbourhood manager using the details on the bottom of this page.

Did you know?

Rural West York Ward Profile
A statistical profile has been created which has a range of facts related to the Rural West York ward. The topics include demographics, marriage, household structure, benefit claimants, poverty, qualifications, crime, health and customer engagement with the council. They will be updated every 3 months with available data. The Rural West York Ward Profile is available to download here.

Ward facilities 
You can use our online maps to search for your nearest facilities. All you need to do is enter your address in York and then it will show you what is available in your area.
Go to City of York Council's online maps

For more information

Follow us on Facebook Rural West York Ward and Twitter @RuralWestWard, or contact Kay Bailey, neighbourhood manager, telephone 01904 551818, or e-mail 

If you would like to be on the email distribution list to receive information about what's happening in the ward please email your email address to

Pages in Rural West York

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  2. Rural West York ward stories

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Telephone: 01904 551832

Fax: 01904 553378

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Your local councillor

cllr gillies ian

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cllr healey paul

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