Your ward councillors are:
- Cllr Denise Craghill (Green Party)
- Cllr Fiona Fitzpatrick (Labour Party)
- Cllr Janet Looker (Labour Party)
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 and 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 Guildhall Ward committee meetings.
Guildhall Ward Profile, Priorities and Funding
The Guildhall 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:
- to increase recycling
- better maintenance of parks and green spaces
- reduction of anti-social behaviour
- for children to be able to play out safely
- fewer people suffering from loneliness
- for people to embrace diversity in their communities
Each ward has a budget to spend on local priorities.
The ward budget for 2021 to 2022 is £35,106. This is made up of the allocation of the COVID-19 Recovery Fund, the Pride in York Fund and the Core Funding.
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
Residents' Associations in this ward:
Guildhall Ward does not fall within a Parish Council area.
Guildhall Ward has a Planning Panel made up of local residents who come together to discuss and respond to local planning applications.
You can email the Clerk of the Guildhall Planning Panel - GuildhallPlanningPanel@gmail.com
Contact your Community Involvement Officer for more information on Residents' Associations.
Local Area Coordination
Local Area Coordinators help you stay safe, well, independent and connected to your local community.
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
Guildhall Ward information
Stay up to date with what's happening in Guildhall Ward by:
- following @GuildhallWard 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.