Coronavirus: community hubs launched as volunteer numbers top 2000
The Council is extremely grateful to the 2,000+ residents who have volunteered to support the city, as the first ten community hubs prepare to help those in greatest need.Read more
Rent increase halted for council tenants
The annual rent increase for City of York Council tenants is to be halted for three months due to the coronavirus emergency.
West Offices customer centre to shift to remote working
West Offices customer centre to close from Thursday 2 April.
Changes to green waste collections so that household waste collections and crews can be protected
To ensure City of York Council can maintain frontline services, including household waste collections, and to protect frontline crews from unnecessary risk, immediate changes will be made to garden waste collections from this week.
Council ready to process £40m coronavirus support grants to local businesses
Following further guidance from the Government, City of York Council will now distribute government support grants of up to £25000 to York businesses.
Coronavirus: Changes to public transport timetables in York
Following the Covid-19 pandemic City of York Council have worked with York’s bus and train operators to ensure key workers and people making essential journeys are still able to get in and around York
City of York Council announces Emergency Coronavirus Fund to support residents
City of York Council has today announced details of a new Emergency Fund totalling £1.25m to support residents facing hardship during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Service changes at City of York Council
Many of the services City of York Council provide for residents, businesses and visitors are changing due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
City of York Council announces £1m business emergency fund to protect local businesses and jobs during coronavirus outbreak
City of York Council today announced a £1m local emergency fund to support businesses in dealing with the impacts of Covid-19.
Support for city’s homeless continues
The council is working hard with its partners across the city to ensure that people sleeping rough and people staying in hostels are getting the support and food they need during this difficult time.