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 minutes and agendas from Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward committee meetings.
Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward profile, priorities and funding
The Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward profile contains statistical information about the area and is updated regularly.
Based on feedback from residents, ward councillors have set the following priorities for 2018 to 2019:
- improving the local environment
- increasing community involvement
- improving access to services and support
- promoting community safety
The Ward Team will focus their work and allocate the ward budget to projects which help address these priorities. For 2018 to 2019 the ward budget allocation is £23,790. Ward Committee have decided to open the window of opportunity for community groups and charitable organisations to apply for grants from the 2018-19 ward budget.
Full applications should be received no later than Friday 27 April 2018.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in May 2018.
You can download the following documents for your application:
To find out how the ward budget for 2017 to 2018 was allocated, see ward funding decisions.
The ward also has an allocation of capital budget that can be utilised for improvements to the local highways infrastructure. The remaining amount for year 2018 to 2019 is £1,974, as most of the budget has already been commited to projects.
Consultations with residents take place in a variety of ways, through ward committees and team meetings. During these meetings, decisions on funding are made to allocate the ward budget in response to local needs and priorities.
Housing Environment Improvement Programme
The Housing Environment Improvement Programme (HEIP) supports the delivery of local priorities, specifically improvements that tenants have identified as important.
Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward news and information
Find out what's happening by:
- reading the Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward directory
- reading Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward news
- following @DringWoodWard on Twitter
- contacting your ward councillors
- contacting your Community Involvement Officer asking to be added to their email list for news updates
Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward Residents' Associations, community groups and Planning Panels
Residents' Associations in the Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward:
- Chase Residents' Association
- The Revival Residents' Community Association (contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details)
- Woodthorpe Community Group
Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward has a Planning Panel made up of local residents who come together to discuss and respond to local planning applications. For more information see the Planning Panel FAQs, or contact your Community Involvement Officer.