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Local Liberal Democrats deliver Focus 3 or 4 times a year throughout Holgate ward.  We also aim to knock on every door once a year, or post you a survey form, to ask about your concerns and experiences of living here. We ran a strong campaign in the Micklegate by election in 2017. If you tell us […]

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York Central Access: Consultation Website now Open

by aileenhingston on 27 August, 2017

Now is your chance to comment on the choice of access routes – now known as Western Route 1 (Water End, most expensive), Western Route 2 (Water End, more impact on Millennium Green) and Southern Route (Holgate Road through Holgate Community Garden).  Information and a chance to give your views are on a special York […]

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August Focus is Out!

by aileenhingston on 13 August, 2017

Our latest Focus encourages everyone to have their say on the access route to York Central.  The choices are a road from Holgate Road, which would destroy Holgate Community Garden; a road from Water End which would affect Leeman Road Millennium Green; or another road from Water End which might protect Millenium Green but sounds […]

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Holgate Community Garden

by aileenhingston on 4 August, 2017

This note has been provided to us by the Friends of Holgate Community Garden. Holgate Community Garden is an essential green space which has been used by the local community for nearly forty years. The garden and park has been part of many people’s childhoods and continues to be a place where the next generation […]

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We have learned today the details of the public engagement and consultation process for the access route to the York Central Development. Consultation is being led by PR consultants Aberfield for the York Central Partnership rather than by City of York Council.  But it concerns the site of a new road, and the potential loss […]

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More News on York Central Access Routes!

by aileenhingston on 6 July, 2017

A paper now on the City of York website, for discussion at the Executive on Thursday 13 July, sets out overall progress by the York Central Partnership to unlock the teardrop site.  This requires complex cooperation between the City of York council, the Housing and Community Agency and Network Rail, which is progressing towards a […]

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Micklegate Council By-Election

by aileenhingston on 27 June, 2017

Sorry for the long gap in posts on this site, while I concentrated on the Micklegate by election campaign on 8 June. I came 4th out of 4, which is never fun, but it was great to knock on doors in Micklegate and chat to so many people who were planning to vote Liberal Democrat. […]

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Residents’ Priority Parking Proposals Agreed

by aileenhingston on 27 June, 2017

The long process of consultation on resident parking proposals in various parts of Holgate and Micklegate came to a conclusion on 22 June when the Executive Member for Transport and Planning agreed to a series of recommendations, based on residents’ views. For the St Paul’s area, this reflects work by the Holgate Liberal Democrat Focus […]

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The Council is writing to around a third of all households in York to let them know that their recycling collection day will change from the 1st of April 2017. Households affected by the changes can expect to receive a new rubbish and recycling calendar in the post. The Council is also providing free boxes, […]

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New 44 Bus Route!

by aileenhingston on 10 February, 2017

A new bus contract with Connexions, from Acomb to the Piccadilly along Hamilton Drive and Holly Bank, will replace the current Transdev service from April. LibDem campaigner Aileen Hingston welcomed the new service: ‘It is very good news that there will still be a service along Hamilton Drive, as some elderly residents would otherwise have […]

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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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