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.
Based on feedback from residents, ward councillors have set the following current ward priorities:
- a welcoming community, working together
- promoting sustainable transport and improving road safety
- maintaining and enhancing the local environment
Fishergate ward budget
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 2019 to 2020 has been set at £16,510.
The ward also receives a budget allocation for improvements to local highways. The amount allocated for 2019 to 2020 is £11,792.
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.
Contact your Community Involvement Officer for more information on Residents' Associations and Planning Panels.
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
Falls Prevention Scheme
Fishergate Ward information
Stay up to date with what's happening in Fishergate Ward by:
- following @FishergateYork on Twitter
- contacting your ward councillors
- contacting your Community Involvement Officer (CIO)
Ask your CIO to add you to their email list for updates on news and events.