2017 press releases

The Lord Mayor heads to local safe space The Hut York

Published Wednesday, 20th September 2017

On Thursday 21 September the Lord Mayor will be visiting The Hut York, a charitable organisation working to create a safe space for people with mental health issues or disabilities.

Blue Bridge set to be refurbished

Published Wednesday, 20th September 2017

City of York Council will be refurbishing Blue Bridge over the River Foss from Monday 2 October. The work is expected to take up to three weeks to complete.

Executive: Highlighting the progress made on the Older Persons’ Accommodation Programme

Published Wednesday, 20th September 2017

The council’s Executive will hear about the progress being made towards delivering over 900 new units of accommodation with care for older people across York when they meet on Thursday 28 September.

Executive: New community safety plan focuses on protecting most vulnerable

Published Wednesday, 20th September 2017

York’s community safety plan for the next three years aims to continue the city’s trend as one of the UK’s safest by increasing its focussing on protecting the most vulnerable in the city.

Everyone can help to spot the signs of abuse

Published Tuesday, 19th September 2017

Abuse can happen to anyone and can take many different forms – which is why the theme of this year’s safeguarding awareness week from 9 to 13 October is ‘Safeguarding is everybody’s business’.

Less alcohol-related crime lowers the number of enforcement orders

Published Tuesday, 19th September 2017

Enforcement orders for eight areas of York were withdrawn yesterday (18 September) by a senior councillor as no alcohol-related crime or disorder has been reported in them for the past three years.

Lord Mayor to visit Micklegate Bar restoration

Published Tuesday, 19th September 2017

The Micklegate Bar has been undergoing restoration as part of a £1.5 million scheme to preserve and protect York’s medieval city walls.

St Leonards place, Bootham and Gillygate essential resurfacing

Published Monday, 18th September 2017

City of York Council will be resurfacing the junction of St Leonards Place, Bootham and Gillygate on 25 and 26 September.

Foster families watch Knights’ last match of the season

Published Monday, 18th September 2017

Members of York’s foster families cheered on York City Knights’ at their last match of the season yesterday (17 September) at Bootham Crescent.

Council wants your views on the York’s most important plan for a generation

Published Monday, 18th September 2017

A six-week consultation on the latest draft of York’s Local Plan – which identifies what and how land can be used – starts today.

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