2017 press releases

WWI hero Bertram Best-Dunkley receives commemorative paving stone

Published Wednesday, 26th July 2017

The Lord Mayor will be unveiling a commemorative paving stone for Bertram Best-Dunkley near his birth home in Mount Vale, York.

Study on York’s 30 hours childcare trial published today

Published Tuesday, 25th July 2017

The crest gets a new coat at York Mansion House

Published Tuesday, 25th July 2017

The coat of arms crest at York Mansion House will be receiving a fresh coat of paint Friday 21, July.

City centre building reopens after £326,000 refurbishment

Published Monday, 24th July 2017

A new multi-purpose centre has opened today (Monday 24 July) after a £326,000 refurbishment of the old Sycamore House building.

Full council meetings to move to the Citadel

Published Friday, 21st July 2017

Meetings of the city’s councillors will be held in the Citadel while the Guildhall is transformed into a vibrant civic and business venue.

There's still time to take part in the first Acomb Fun Run

Published Friday, 21st July 2017

Young people are being reminded to book their place in this weekend’s inaugural Acomb Fun Run, where limited places are still available.

Find out more about proposed investment at Chesney playing fields

Published Friday, 21st July 2017

Residents are being invited to find out more about exciting plans to enhance existing playing fields at Chesney Fields in Westfield at a public drop-in session next week.

Traffic lights to be upgraded at key junction

Published Thursday, 20th July 2017

Traffic signals at the junction of Heworth Road and Melrosegate are set to be replaced by City of York Council from Monday 24 July. Work is expected to be completed by Wednesday 23 August.

£748 fine for taxi driver plying for trade and unfair trading

Published Thursday, 20th July 2017

A taxi driver was yesterday (19 July) fined a total £748 for licensing offences.

Construction of York’s community stadium to begin this autumn

Published Wednesday, 19th July 2017

Work to build York’s new community stadium should begin in October when contractors will move onto the site in Monks Cross.

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