People and communities

Guildhall Ward


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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 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

Ward budget

Each ward has a budget to spend on local priorities. For 2022 to 2023 the ward budget allocation is £35,106.

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 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 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.

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

Guildhall Ward information

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

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

Also see

Shiona Marsh

Community Officer

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Fax: 07923 232519