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 Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward committee meetings.
Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward profile, priorities and funding
The Osbaldwick and Derwent 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:
- a cleaner environment for all villages
- safer communities across the area
- more community and youth opportunities
The ward team will focus their work and allocate the ward budget to projects that help address these priorities.
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.
The ward budget for 2019 to 2020 is £12,720.
The ward also receives a budget allocation for improvements to local highways. The amount allocated for 2019 to 2020 is £9,085.
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 Involvement 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 currently inviting ward grant applications. See further information about ward grant applications, and how to apply.
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 Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward are:
Parish Councils in Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward are:
- Dunnington Parish Council
- Osbaldwick Parish Council
- Murton Parish Council
- Holtby Parish Council
- Kexby Parish Council
Planning Panels are not active in areas where there are Parish Councils.
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
Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward information
Stay up to date with what's happening in Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward by:
- following @DHwOward on Twitter
- contacting your ward councillors
- contacting your Community Involvement Officer (CIO)
Ask your CIO to add you to their email list for updates on news and events.