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.

Each ward has a budget to spend on local priorities. The budget for Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward in 2015/16 is £36,440 which may be used for community, environmental, highways and social care projects.

  • Community projects may include grants to voluntary organisations and / or purchase of services for the local area.
  • Environmental (Pride in York) projects include parks and gardens, open spaces, grass cutting and flower beds.
  • The highways programme includes improvements to surfacing, footpaths, cycle-ways and lighting.
  • The Community Care Fund (social care projects) can be used to prevent, or delay, the need for people to use formal or statutory care packages. Examples of projects which could help to achieve this are: reducing social isolation and loneliness, prevention of falls, access to a regular nutritious meal, community transport, practical support such as handyperson services and extra support for carers.

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 551816 or email: kristina.davey@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:

  • Chase Residents' Association
  • Revival Estate Residents' Association 

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.

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