Your ward councillors are:
Your ward councillors set priorities and work to address them with input from partners and residents. They host ward committee meetings and events, and lead a team of officers / partners working in the area.
You can attend events and committee meetings in your ward to find out about how local priorities are being addressed. View agendas and minutes for Westfield Ward committee meetings.
Westfield Ward profile, priorities and funding
The Westfield Ward profile contains statistical information about the area and is updated regularly.
Based on feedback from residents, ward councillors have set the following priorities for 2018 to 2019:
- improve the local environment and take pride in Westfield
- reduce isolation
- improve activities for young people
Each ward has a budget to spend on local priorities. Ward Committees make recommendations to the Corporate Director of Children, Education and Communities on how the money should be spent.
For 2018 to 2019 the ward budget allocation is £29,210.
The ward also has an allocation of capital budget that can be utilised for improvements to the local highways infrastructure. The remaining amount for year 2018 to 2019 is £29,893 (including a carry over from 2017 to 18).
Consultations and decisions on funding happen at ward committee meetings and through surveys and councillor surgeries.
Ward grant applications
Community groups and voluntary organisations based in the ward can apply for budget funding by making a ward grant application.
This ward is not currently inviting ward grant applications. Information about future ward funding availability will be made available on this page.
Community projects eligible for grants may include services for the local area, such as projects which:
- help to achieve ward priorities
- provide a service in the ward
- provide opportunities for ward residents to become involved
Housing Environment Improvement Programme
The Housing Environment Improvement Programme (HEIP) supports the delivery of local priorities, specifically improvements that tenants have identified as important.
Residents' Associations, Parish Councils and Planning Panels
Residents' Associations in the Westfield Ward are:
- Chapelfields Community Association
- Cornlands and Lowfield Area Residents' Association
- Foxwood Residents' Association
- Gale Farm Residents' Association
- Kingsway Area Residents' Association (KARA)
Westfield Ward does not fall within a Parish Council area.
A Planning Panel is made up of local residents who come together to discuss and respond to local planning applications.
Contact your Community Involvement Officer for more information on Residents' Associations and Planning Panels.
Local Area Coordination
Local Area Coordinators help you stay safe, well, independent and connected to your local community.
See our Local Area Coordination page for further information about how to access this service in Westfield Ward.
YorWellbeing support in your Ward
YorWellbeing offers support to help residents to continue to live independently and safely in their homes.
The Yorwellbeing handyperson service can perform small jobs around your home if you are:
- aged 60 years and over
Westfield Ward news and information
Find out what's happening by:
- reading Westfield Ward news
- following @WestfieldWard on Twitter
- contacting your ward councillors
- contacting your Community Involvement Officer asking to be added to the email list for regular updates on news and events