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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 minutes and agendas from Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward committee meetings.

Dringhouses and Woodthorpe 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, ward councillors have set the following priorities for 2018 to 2019:

  • improving the local environment
  • increasing community involvement
  • improving access to services and support
  • promoting community safety

The Ward Team will focus their work and allocate the ward budget to projects which help address these priorities.

Ward budget

Each ward has a budget to spend on local priorities. Ward Committees make recommendations to the Corporate Director of Children, Education and Communities on how the money should be spent.

For 2018 to 2019 the ward budget allocation is £23,790.

The ward also has an allocation of capital budget that can be utilised for improvements to the local highways infrastructure. The remaining amount for year 2018 to 2019 is £1,974, as most of the budget has already been commited to projects.

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.

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:

Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward does not fall within a Parish Council area.

Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward has a Planning Panel made up of local residents who come together to discuss and respond to local planning applications.

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

YorWellbeing support in your Ward

YorWellbeing offers support to help residents to continue to live independently and safely in their homes.

The Yorwellbeing handyperson service can perform small jobs around your home if you are:

  • aged 60 years and over
  • disabled

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