Archive for the ‘Roads’ Category

Cable Concerns taken up by councillors

by westfield on 27 April, 2018

The work by Talk Talk as UFO (Ultra Fibre Optic) has been spreading over Westfield Ward in recent months as part of the citywide effort to improve very fast broadband connection. However, an increasing number of complaints have been received by Westfield Ward Lib Dem Councillors from residents and we have now called for a […]

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The council is consulting on changes to the layout of the pedestrian crossing and relocating a bus stop on Acomb Green/Wetherby Road close to the junction with Danebury Drive. Councillors have been notified of a letter going to nearby residents but are clarifying how wide the distribution is, and so are publicising this issue so […]

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Pothole Checks

by westfield on 11 January, 2018

The recent freezing weather has taken its toll on the roads recently and the Liberal Democrat Councillor team has been busy reporting potholes and checking that they have been dealt with.  These have been in roads all around the ward with a few selected here below.  Others have been reported and most have received attention […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Streetlevel issues reported

by westfield on 29 February, 2016

It has been a busy weekend for the Westfield Lib Dem Council team with Andrew, Sheena and Sue all taking up issues to keep our streets in good condition. Potholes were reported in Foxwood Lane, Huntsman’s Walk Overflowing bins were reported on Thanet Road close to Lidl, Foxwood Park (opposite Community Centre) Damaged bollards were […]

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