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Liberal Democrat budget plans announced today will help protect local frontline services in the face of huge government cuts. Key proposals include: Doubling long-term investment in roads and footpaths to £20million More money for gulley cleaning, gritting and litter bins Supporting renewable energy to make York the Greenest City in the North More support for […]

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Latest Planning Applications for Westfield

by westfield on 30 January, 2017

Westfield Applications which are current are available via https://planningaccess.york.gov.uk/online-applications// for residents to comment upon Ref No:      17/00039/FUL Location:   7 Kir Crescent York YO24 3DF Proposal:   Single storey front, side and rear extensions Applicant:  Mr John Langley Contact      Mr Andy Sykes Consultation Expiry Date     13 February 2017 Case Officer:      Elizabeth Potter  Expected Decision Level     Delegated to […]

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There was a great Family Fun Day with the York Carers Centre at Foxwood Community Centre on Saturday. Hundreds of people came to find out more, and help them to fundraise to support their work with young carers. It was good to meet Emily, Rosie, Rebecca and the team. The Bus Stop Charity & Emily […]

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New proposals for Thanet Road safety scheme

by westfield on 23 January, 2017

A new scheme has come forward from council officers for Thanet Road outside of Lidl. If approved this could see speed tables to assist pedestrians crossing from the supermarket. Last year officers agreed to halt a previous proposal which would have seen chicanes restrict the road to one carriage at a pinch point.  We felt […]

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Activities coming up at Acomb Explore

by westfield on 21 January, 2017

There are always activities happening at Acomb Explore and the latest club to set up at the library is a Boccia Club ( It is an indoor sport similar to bowls which was originally designed for people with Motor Neuron Disease but is appropriate to many people with disabilities affecting motor skills) it will now meet each […]

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Latest Planning Application for Westfield

by westfield on 21 January, 2017

Weekly list of planning applications received between 9th – 13th January 2017 Ref No: 17/00009/FUL https://planningaccess.york.gov.uk/online-applications/advancedSearchResults.do?action=firstPage  Location:       1 St Stephens Square York YO24 3EJ  Proposal:       Two storey side and rear extensions and single storey front and rear extensions Applicant:      Mr & Mrs Jacques        Contact Miss Ellie Roberts      Consultation Expiry Date        6 February 2017 Case Officer:   […]

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Hundreds turn out for balloon release for Katie

by westfield on 20 January, 2017

A balloon release for Katie Rough on Monday at 4pm on Grange Lane field next to Westfield School drew hundreds of residents to mark their respects to the family and see the release of the balloons to remember Katie on what would have been her 8th birthday. Parents, staff and pupils from Westfield School were […]

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Latest Planning Applications for Westfield Ward

by westfield on 9 January, 2017

Westfield Weekly list of planning applications received between 2nd – 6th January 2017 Ref No: 16/02830/FUL Location:      176 Gale Lane York YO24 3AE Proposal:      Single storey side and rear extensions Applicant:      Mrs Tina Woof Contact Mr Mark Druery Consultation Expiry Date        30 January 2017 Case Officer:  […]

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Gritting improvements to help 24 Bus Route

by westfield on 21 December, 2016

  Key Gritting Routes to be restored The ruling Executive will use its first public meeting of the new year to consider reinstating all of the council’s primary winter gritting routes, which had been dropped by the previous Labour administration, with effect from the first of February 2017.   In Westfield this would see the […]

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At tonight’s Executive meeting http://democracy.york.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=733&MId=9308 of the council there was progress made towards the provision of a Carehome on the former Lowfield School along with homes for elderly residents which have been called for by Westfield Ward Councillors in response to local residents’ requests. The proposed development on the school field has been of concern to […]

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