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At the recent Ward Committee meeting residents from Dijon Avenue and surrounding roads were able to question council officers on the proposals for Lowfield Green. The timetable for the process including the Planning Application were given. and a commitment to hold another open public session in June on the planning application before it is submitted. […]

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Following questions raised by residents about a new fence, investigations by Cllr Andrew Waller into the erection of the fence across a right of way behind Osprey Close council officers have agreed to remove it to allow access on routes which have been used for years.   Following the most recent experience of flooding from […]

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North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses and information following an assault on a 13-year-old boy on the number 1 bus travelling from York city centre in the direction of Acomb on Monday 3 April 2017. At around 4pm the boy was sitting at the front of the bus on the top deck. The bus […]

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Bins relocated to help with litter prevention

by westfield on 15 April, 2017

Following last year’s consultation on litter bins, besides the six new ones which have been installed, residents suggested that three were moved. We are happy to say that for two of three this has now happened – relocation from Ridgeway (which was damaged due to being knocked over) to the bench at the junction of […]

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ESH come back to complete road works

by westfield on 15 April, 2017

In the ongoing saga of the Hobstone development off Windsor Garth your Westfield Ward councillors have been pressing for a completion of the roadworks, and for the council to come up with a definite plan to improve parking in the area. Just before the Easter holidays a manager from ESH replied to Cllr Waller’s request […]

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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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