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Your ward councillors are:

Your ward councillors set priorities and work to address them with input from partners and residents. They host ward committee meetings and events, and lead a team of officers/partners working in the area.

You can attend events and committee meetings in your ward to find out about how local priorities are being addressed. View agendas and minutes from Clifton Ward committee meetings.

Clifton Ward profile, priorities and funding

The Clifton Ward profile contains statistical information about the area and is updated regularly. Each ward has a budget to spend on local priorities. To find out what's been spent so far, see ward funding decisions.

Based on feedback from residents, ward councillors have set the following current ward priorities:

  • enriching activities for health and wellbeing
  • improving opportunities and facilities for young people
  • a greener, cleaner Clifton
  • engagement with residents for a more cohesive Clifton
  • reducing social isolation for a more inclusive Clifton

Clifton Ward budget

Each ward has a budget to spend on local priorities. The ward budget for 2022 to 2023 is £22,805.

To find out what has been spent so far, see decisions on funding. You can find out more at your annual ward committee meetings or by contacting your Community Officer.

Consultations and decisions on funding happen at ward committee meetings and through surveys and councillor surgeries.

Ward grant applications

Community groups and voluntary organisations based in the ward can apply for budget funding by making a ward grant application.

This ward is currently inviting ward grant applications. See further information about ward grant applications, and how to apply.

Community projects eligible for grants may include services for the local area, such as projects which:

  • help to achieve ward priorities
  • provide a service in the ward
  • provide opportunities for ward residents to become involved

Housing Environment Improvement Programme

The Housing Environment Improvement Programme (HEIP) supports the delivery of local priorities, specifically improvements that tenants have identified as being important to them.

Residents' Associations, Parish Councils and Planning Panels

Residents' Associations in this ward:

Clifton Ward does not fall within a Parish Council area.

A Planning Panel is made up of local residents who come together to discuss and respond to local planning applications.

Contact your Community Involvement Officer for more information on Residents' Associations and Planning Panels.

Local Area Coordination

Local Area Coordinators help you stay safe, well, independent and connected to your local community.

See our Local Area Coordination page and our Local Area Coordinators directory for further information about how to access this service in Clifton Ward.

Support in your ward

The City of York Council Health Trainers offer free health and wellbeing support.

Our skilled Health Trainers are able to offer confidential one-to-one support and guidance, face-to-face or remotely, to help you with:

  • healthy eating advice and weight management
  • finding new ways to be more active
  • quitting smoking
  • reducing your alcohol intake
  • finding groups and activities to get back out in the community

The Healthy Homes handyperson service can perform small jobs around your home if you are:

  • aged 60 years and over
  • disabled

Falls Prevention Scheme

Our Falls Prevention Scheme offers free home adjustments which can help reduce the risk of falls.

Clifton Ward information

Stay up to date with what's happening in Clifton Ward by:

Ask your CIO to add you to their email list for updates on news and events.

Also see

Helen Jarvis Ong

Community Officer

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 554123

Christina Chelin

Community Officer

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 553361