2017 press releases

Air quality in York shows further improvement

Published Friday, 28th July 2017

A six-year trend in air pollution reduction means that two of York’s three Air Quality Management Areas (AQMAs) could be withdrawn in the next two years.

Celebrating Ability event to showcase local disability sports

Published Thursday, 27th July 2017

Celebrating Ability is set to welcome disabled sports enthusiasts to a day of exciting sports, activities, games and fun sessions when the seventh festival is held at Energise on Tuesday 1 August.

Will you try the Acomb Triathlon?

Published Wednesday, 26th July 2017

Limited places are available this weekend for the first Acomb Family Triathlon.

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.

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.

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