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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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First Bus York are running a FREE trial service on a Sunday in the Foxwood area linking to Askham Bar as a trial running into the Christmas period which they will then review in the new year. This follows the ending of a subsidised bus service run by the council, and so the continuation of […]

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Ward Committee Funds Ballot

by westfield on 7 November, 2016

All residents living in Westfield Ward are invited to return their Ward Fund Ballot forms to have their say in how the funding should be spent in our area. There are a wide range of projects which came from suggestions to ward councillors, and direct from residents in the previous Ward Committee Newsletter. The deadline […]

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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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There is an Autumn Craft Fair coming up at Acomb Explore on Saturday 8th 9am-4pm Saturday Evening also sees the Acomb Community Cinema (Free Showing) at 7pm at Acomb Methodist Church. From their description “screening of an uplifting comedy, based on a true story. If you like the story of an underdog then this is […]

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Annual Waste Collection Calendars

by westfield on 3 October, 2016

It has come to that time of year when the delivery of the waste collection calendars is being undertaken. Deliveries will start on Monday 3 October and will be completed by Sunday 23 October.  The calendars also contain information about the final garden waste collections of the year and Christmas collections. The calendars will be available […]

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