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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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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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York Liberal Democrats have welcomed news that the Government’s plans to scrap Parent Governors will apparently not go ahead. This came after the Conservatives had proposed to replace elected parents on school governing bodies in favour of professionals with the “right skills”. However, in a climb-down, the Secretary of State for Education has now said that all schools, including academies, could still […]

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Liberal Democrats are calling for City of York Council to oppose government plans for new grammar schools.   The Lib Dems have submitted a motion to this month’s Full Council urging the authority to respond to a government consultation on the issue. Last month, the government published controversial plans to relax the ban against opening […]

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