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 local issues and how local priorities are being addressed. View agendas and minutes from Fishergate Ward Committee meetings.
Fishergate Ward profile, priorities and funding
The Fishergate Ward profile contains statistical information about the area and is updated regularly.
The ward priorities for 2018 to 2019 have been agreed as:
- A welcoming community, working together
- Promoting sustainable transport and improving road safety
- Maintaining and enhancing the local environment
Each ward has a budget to spend on local priorities. Ward Committees make recommendations to the Corporate Director of Children, Education and Communities on how the money should be spent.
The budget for 2018 to 2019 has been set at £20,050.
The ward also receives a budget allocation for improvements to local highways. The amount allocated for 2018 to 2019 is £24,809.
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 important.
Residents' Associations, Parish Councils and Planning Panels
There is no active Residents' Association in this ward.
Fishergate Ward does not fall within a Parish Council area.
Fishergate Ward has a Planning Panel made up of local ward residents who meet to discuss and respond to local planning applications. Read the Planning Panel FAQs document.
Contact your Community Involvement Officer for more information on Residents' Associations and Planning Panels.
YorWellbeing support in your Ward
YorWellbeing offers support to help residents to continue to live independently and safely in their homes.
Yorwellbeing handyperson service
The Yorwellbeing handyperson service can perform small jobs around your home if you are:
- aged 60 years and over
YorWellbeing Falls Prevention Scheme
The YorWellbeing Falls Prevention Scheme offers free home safety visits to residents of certain wards across the city.
Ward news and information
Find out what's happening by:
- reading Ward news
- following @FishergateYorkon Twitter
- contacting your ward councillors
- contacting your Community Involvement Officer by phone or email and requesting to join the email list for regular updates on news and events