People and communities

Westfield 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 / 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 for Westfield Ward committee meetings.

Westfield Ward profile, priorities and funding

The Westfield 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:

  • improve the local environment and take pride in Westfield
  • reduce isolation
  • improve activities for young people

Ward budget

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

The ward also has an allocation of capital budget that can be utilised for improvements to the local highways infrastructure. It is called Ward Highways Capital Scheme and is a four-year programme formed from capital resources set aside from the main Highways Capital Programme. The amount allocated for 2019 to 2023 is £128,883.

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 not currently inviting ward grant applications. Information about future ward funding availability will be made available on this page.

We are especially interested in applications for projects:

  • providing activities for young people
  • helping to alleviate issues around the increasing cost of living
  • aiming to improve the local environment and promote the "Love Where You Live" ethos

Full applications should be received no later than Friday 10 June 2022.

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 the Westfield Ward are:

Westfield Ward does not fall within a Parish Council area.

A Planning Panel is made up of local residents who come together to discuss and respond to local planning applications.

Contact your Community Officer for more information on Residents' Associations and Planning Panels.

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 Westfield 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

Westfield Ward information

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

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

Also see

Michal Czekajlo

Community Officer

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 551841