2017 press releases

Planned maintenance to payments system

We're making essential updates to our payments system from 1pm on Thurs 19 October to midday on Fri 20 October. We apologise that we won't be able to take online or telephone payments during this time

Festival of Cycling set to return to Rowntree Park

Published Wednesday, 30th August 2017

City of York Council is reminding people to get into gear for the Festival of Cycling when it returns to Rowntree Park on Sunday 3 September from 10am-4pm.

Contractor appointed for £9m Guildhall transformation

Published Wednesday, 30th August 2017

City of York Council has appointed Interserve to carry out the £9m transformation of the iconic Guildhall into a world-class civic and business venue.

Free office furniture and supplies on offer to York charities

Published Tuesday, 29th August 2017

Charities and voluntary organisations in York are being offered the chance to bag free furniture and office supplies.

£600 fines for illegal waste disposal

Published Friday, 25th August 2017

Two people from York have been fined a total of £600 after pleading guilty to running an unregulated waste business without the relevant licences, and illegally dumping the waste they collected.

Join us at the high profile apprenticeship and training event in York

Published Friday, 25th August 2017

City of York Council will be hosting the York Apprenticeship & Training event at West Offices on Thursday 31 August, 4-7pm.

York students congratulated on their GCSE (Key Stage 4) results

Published Thursday, 24th August 2017

Pupils, parents, teachers and children’s services leaders are today (24 August) congratulating learners across the city on achieving excellent GCSE results.

Events to tackle and discuss suicide prevention in York

Published Wednesday, 23rd August 2017

City of York Council is arranging two events next month as it looks to further York’s work to become a suicide-safer community.

Pop-Up Shakespeare could give York a £7m boost in European first

Published Tuesday, 22nd August 2017

York’s Castle Car Park could play host to a summer of Shakespeare if plans are approved by senior councillors next week Thursday 31 August.

Executive to discuss future of Woolnough House as Older Persons’ Accommodation Programme progresses

Published Tuesday, 22nd August 2017

The council’s Executive will be asked to receive the feedback from a recent consultation at Woolnough House older persons home and decide if the home should close when they meet on Thursday 31 August.

Senior councillors to consider better access across Scarborough Bridge

Published Tuesday, 22nd August 2017

Plans for an accessible, traffic-free route connecting the station to the city centre could move a step closer next week.

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