Press releases

Have your say on Micklegate school places

Published on Friday, 12th February 2016 in News centre press releases

Parents, carers and local residents are invited to have their say on the options for the provision of school places in the Micklegate area of York.

Lendal Bridge and Coppergate repayment process to end

Published on Friday, 12th February 2016 in News centre press releases

Free weekend bus travel for young people update

Published on Friday, 12th February 2016 in News centre press releases

An initiative which offered free weekend bus travel to young people in York throughout January and February will not be extended due to a lower than expected uptake.

Chance to tour the Mansion House during restoration

Published on Friday, 12th February 2016 in News centre press releases

Residents and visitors are invited to attend the first in a series of special ‘hard hat’ tours on Thursday 18 February.

Be bowled over at York’s Inclusive Cricket Day

Published on Friday, 12th February 2016 in News centre press releases

Budding cricket players are invited to an inclusive event to improve technique and enjoy some friendly cricket games at an Inclusive Cricket Day at Burnholme Community Hub on Thursday 18 February.

Even more street lights to be converted to LED

Published on Thursday, 11th February 2016 in News centre press releases

Even more street lights in York will be replaced with a new ‘white light’ - providing a clearer light, which will aim to make people feel safer at night.

York by bus: Temporary changes to city centre bus stops – first step towards bus network improvements

Published on Wednesday, 10th February 2016 in News centre press releases

York residents over 50 invited to try out new sports and activities

Published on Tuesday, 9th February 2016 in News centre press releases

A day of fun and fitness activities is lined up for residents over 50 at the annual Eng-AGE 50+ Activity Day.

Anti-dog fouling drive backed by new bins and hub officers

Published on Monday, 8th February 2016 in News centre press releases

City of York Council officers are watching out for dog owners who allow their dogs to foul and don’t clean up after them.

Executive: 30-year Housing Revenue Account Business Plan to be presented

Published on Wednesday, 3rd February 2016 in News centre press releases

Executive: Developing smarter, better interactions with council services

Published on Wednesday, 3rd February 2016 in News centre press releases

Executive will be asked to support plans for a new smart and responsive online service which will improve access for residents, visitors and businesses at a meeting on Thursday 11 February.

Executive: City wide review of car parking provision to be considered

Published on Wednesday, 3rd February 2016 in News centre press releases

Options to carry out the largest review of car parking provision in York in over 10 years could be considered at an Executive next week (Thursday 11 February).

Budget 2016-17: Protecting the needs of the most vulnerable in challenging times

Published on Wednesday, 3rd February 2016 in News centre press releases

More schools shine bright and become Modeshift STARS

Published on Wednesday, 3rd February 2016 in News centre press releases

Flooding reminder: more financial support available for people affected by floods

Published on Wednesday, 3rd February 2016 in News centre press releases

Round the clock care available at council Extra Care Scheme

Published on Wednesday, 3rd February 2016 in News centre press releases

Tenants at City of York Council’s Sheltered Housing with Extra Care Scheme, Glen Lodge, will be able to access round-the-clock care and support from this month.

New project gives early help to children and young people with emerging emotional and mental health needs

Published on Monday, 1st February 2016 in News centre press releases

To support teachers concerned about children and young people with emerging mental health needs, a new wellbeing pilot project has been set up to explore how to respond to this challenge.

Advice on apprenticeships available at drop-in session

Published on Monday, 1st February 2016 in News centre press releases

Young people will be able to find out more about apprenticeships, vacancies and alternative routes to higher education at an event on Thursday 11 February.

York launches hard-hitting campaign that highlights 16 cancers linked to smoking

Published on Monday, 1st February 2016 in News centre press releases

Every month 18 people from York area discover they have cancer caused by smoking.

Support for people having suicidal thoughts or who have been affected by a sudden death

Published on Thursday, 28th January 2016 in News centre press releases

Lord Mayor to host special Holocaust memorial evening

Published on Tuesday, 26th January 2016 in News centre press releases

As part of the ninth year of commemorative events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day in York the Lord Mayor of York will host a special event on Sunday 31 January.

Children’s conference to launch city’s new strategy

Published on Tuesday, 26th January 2016 in News centre press releases

Over 250 professionals working with children and young people will converge in York tomorrow (Wednesday 27 January 2016) for the annual No Wrong Door Conference.

New homes to be built in 2016

Published on Tuesday, 26th January 2016 in News centre press releases

Building work on 22 much-needed new City of York Council homes begins this year.

Customers’ social care views to shape local priorities

Published on Tuesday, 26th January 2016 in News centre press releases

Adults receiving care and support from City of York Council are being asked for their views and experiences of the services as part of a nationwide survey throughout January and February.

One month on: flood recovery update

Published on Monday, 25th January 2016 in News centre press releases

Exactly one month after the floods on Boxing Day, City of York Council is able to offer an update of some of the main streams of work it has undertaken.

Decision Session: Local club proposes extending lease on council courts

Published on Monday, 25th January 2016 in News centre press releases

‘Working together in Adult Social Care: Local Account 2016’ published

Published on Monday, 25th January 2016 in News centre press releases

Details of some of the achievements, improvements and continuing challenges in adult social care and support in York over the last year are now available in a single booklet.

York successful in Go Ultra Low Cities scheme

Published on Monday, 25th January 2016 in News centre press releases

York has been awarded ‘Go Ultra Low’ city status by the Office of Low Emission Vehicles, becoming one of eight UK cities chosen as exemplars for the uptake of ultra low emission vehicles.

York schools’ GCSE results shine again

Published on Thursday, 21st January 2016 in News centre press releases

City of York Council has welcomed government figures released today (21 January) which show that York schools continue to excel at Key Stage 4 (GCSEs).

Independent chair sought for flood inquiry

Published on Thursday, 21st January 2016 in News centre press releases

City of York Council is inviting applications from appropriately qualified individuals to independently chair an inquiry into the recent flooding in York.

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