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
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.
Council Leader requests more funding for coronavirus response
The Leader of the council, Cllr Aspden, has written to Ministers to underline the need for further funding, including for councils, individuals and businesses, to respond to the coronavirus crisis.
Council supports Coronavirus Community Fund
City of York Council is urging anyone who wants to offer financial support to others affected by Covid 19, to support the Coronavirus Community Fund, set up by Two Ridings Community Foundation
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Support - City of York Council bulletin 23 March
Things are moving very quickly. We are collating and sharing information as quickly as possible to protect businesses, the services they provide and the jobs they support.
Supporting York’s self-employed residents
City of York Council, Make It York and other cultural leaders in York have written to Oliver Dowden MP, Secretary of State to ensure that those who are self-employed are not forgotten.
City of York Council urges people to follow social distancing advice and sends a message to visitors
One week on from the first COBRA meeting (Held on Monday 16 March), City of York Council are reinforcing the Government’s message that we all need to play our part in helping fight COVID-19.
Looking after residents’ health and wellbeing
City of York Council is offering advice on how people can look after their emotional wellbeing while social distancing – two metres apart - and isolating themselves to slow the spread of Coronavirus.