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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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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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Police Ask for Help on Road Safety

by aileenhingston on 15 December, 2016

North Yorkshire Police are encouraging everyone to report to them on poor driving practice, in Operation Spartan. This will allow them, through a mix of enforcement and education, to improve the attitudes of vulnerable road users and protect us all. ‘Vulnerable’ road users are those who may be disproportionately involved in collisions; for example bikers, […]

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Shiny New Yellow Lines at Corner of New Lane and Acomb Road

by aileenhingston on 6 December, 2016

Thanks very much to City of York for repainting the yellow lines at the end of New Lane after we pointed out that they were faded and partly missing. This isn’t an easy junction, especially in the dark. People look for parking for evening events at the Holgate Methodist Church, but this needs to be […]

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Autumn Statement – Conservatives Fail To Deal With NHS Blackhole This week’s autumn statement shows a Brexit blackhole at the centre of government finance. Parliament has heard that hundreds of billions will be taken out of the economy just when we need it most. Liberal Democrats across our area and the country have been pushing the […]

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Lib Dems oppose cuts to local pharmacies

by admin on 22 November, 2016

York Liberal Democrats are opposing government plans to cut funding for local pharmacies. The Government has announced plans to cut funding for pharmacies by more than £200m over the next two years starting with an in-year 12% cut this December. It is estimated the cuts could lead to up to 3,000 of the country’s 11,700 pharmacies being […]

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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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Good Start to Focus Delivery

by aileenhingston on 20 October, 2016

Thanks to students from York University Liberal Youth who came out to help deliver Focus in Holgate last weekend! Also to our many volunteers who deliver in their own street.  If you could help in future, please email on http://[email protected]

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Get Involved

by aileenhingston on 11 October, 2016

Holgate Liberal Democrats welcome new members and supporters.  Please email [email protected] to raise an issue, or if you are able to help deliver Focus, would like to join the party, or come to our socials in a local pub.

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