Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward

Your ward councillors

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 local information and how local priorities are being addressed. View minutes and agendas from Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward Committee meetings.

Ward profile, priorities and funding 

The Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward Profile contains statistical information about the area and is updated regularly.

Based on feedback from residents, taking into consideration statistical information and local intelligence available from local partners ward councillors have set the following priorities for year 2015-16:

  • Improving the local environment
  • Increasing community involvement
  • Improving access to services
  • Making your money go further

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

The total budget for Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward in 2015/16 is £36,440. 
One part of this budget (£13,990) has been devolved from the mainstream highways budget and has to be spent on highways improvements such as: resurfacing, footpaths, cycle-ways and lighting.

Community groups and voluntary organisations based in Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward can apply for grant funding. Download a ward funding application form and funding application guidance notes.

Consultations and decisions on funding happen at ward committee meetings, ward team meetings and through other engagement opportunities.

Ward news and information

Find out what's happening by:

  • reading Dringhouses and Woodthorpe ward news
  • following Twitter @Dring/WoodthorpeWard
  • contacting your ward councillors
  • contacting your community involvement officer on tel: 01904 551841 or email: michal.czekajlo@york.gov.uk
  • joining the Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward email list for regular updates on news and events

Residents' associations and planning panels

Residents' associations in the Dringhouses and Woodthorpe ward are:

Dringhouses and Woodthorpe ward has a planning panel made up of local residents who come together to discuss and respond to local planning applicatins. Contact your Community Involvement Officer for information about how to join.

Also see

Information on other wards in York.

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