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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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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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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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There will be a road closure on the Tudor Road / Kingsway West junction on Thursday 24th November between 9:30am and 3pm to enable a traffic island to be constructed (on the part of the road which has a white ‘island marking’). This had been in FOCUS some months ago as council officers were consulting on […]

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Electricity Problems in Green Lane area

by westfield on 16 October, 2016

Some houses in the Green Lane area had their power cut off this evening due to work in response to an explosion in the electricity supply box just outside Gateway earlier in the afternoon. The event which saw huge sparks fly out  of the box moments after a family had walked past the narrow pavement near […]

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Parking Progress in St Stephens Road

by westfield on 15 October, 2016

There will be a new parking bay built in St Stephen’s Road next week as part of the progress that has been made in providing additional parking in the area. It is a joint venture between the local Cornlands & Lowfields Residents Association who were able to get £5,000 for the work from the York […]

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Liberal Democrat Councillor Sue Hunter has backed the idea of a new investment scheme for Front Street and called on the council “to give Acomb the support it deserves”.   A recommendation for a “wider renewal and reinvigoration scheme” was agreed by York’s Executive Member for Transport & Planning at a meeting this afternoon in […]

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Issues Reported

by westfield on 9 October, 2016

We have reported a number of incidents from around the ward in recent days. This includes vandalism to the fencing around the War Memorial at Acomb Green (which we have specifically asked to be repaired quickly so that it does not detract from the Remembrance Day Service) and a burned out bike left near the horses […]

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Circus Poster Clean-up continues

by westfield on 9 October, 2016

Posters for the Fun Fair on Thanet Road were followed by Circus Posters, and these were put on boards nailed to trees,  telegraph posts, and cellotaped to telephone boxes and cable boxes. Initial complaints to Street Environment Officers resulted in a large proportion being removed, but many still remained. The Lib Dem council team have […]

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