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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 Guildhall Ward committee meetings.

Guildhall Ward Profile, Priorities and Funding

The Guildhall 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:

  • to increase recycling
  • better maintenance of parks and green spaces
  • reduction of anti-social behaviour
  • for children to be able to play out safely
  • fewer people suffering from loneliness
  • for people to embrace diversity in their communities

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 was £53,820, with £20,500 ring-fenced for the outdoor gym project.

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.

The ward grant application window for 2018 to 2019 closed on 5 February 2019.

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:

Guildhall Ward does not fall within a Parish Council area.

Guildhall 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.

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 Guildhall Ward.

YorWellbeing support in your Ward

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

Yorwellbeing handyperson service

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

  • aged 60 years and over
  • disabled

YorWellbeing Falls Prevention Scheme

The YorWellbeing Falls Prevention Scheme offers free home safety visits to residents of certain wards across the city.

Guildhall Ward news and information

Find out what's happening by:

  • reading Ward news
  • following @GuildhallWard on Twitter
  • contacting your ward councillors
  • contacting your Community Involvement Officer (CIO) for details about this ward
  • asking your CIO to add you to their email list for updates on news and events

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