People and communities

Osbaldwick and Derwent 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 Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward committee meetings.

Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward profile, priorities and funding

The Osbaldwick and Derwent 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 cleaner environment for all villages
  • safer communities across the area
  • more community and youth opportunities

The ward team will focus their work and allocate the ward budget to projects that help address these priorities.

Ward budget

Each ward has a budget to spend on local priorities. For 2022 to 2023 the ward budget allocation is £23,405.

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 Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward are:

Parish Councils in Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward are:

Planning Panels are not active in areas where there are Parish Councils.

Contact your Community 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

Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward information

Stay up to date with what's happening in Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward by:

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

Also see

Cindy Benton

Community Officer

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 551813