Cllr Ann Reid

Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Liberal Democrats Learn more

Ouse Bridge weeds in rude good health

by Ann Reid on September 26, 2014

Almost 4 months after the weed growth on Ouse Bridge was first reported to the Council they continue to thrive. The Council agreed in the summer to ensure that they were treated with weed killer but – if the process ever took place – it has proved to be ineffective. Great shame as the bridge […]

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Dringhouses library event on Saturday

by Ann Reid on September 25, 2014

Become a picture detective! Sat 27 Sept, Dringhouses Library. Adventures heroes &dragons Discover amazing stories through great works of art — Dring/WoodthorpeWard (@DWresforum) September 25, 2014

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Skips

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The skips below are funded by your local residents association using their Estate Improvement Grant. The skips are removed once they are full so please make sure you arrive in good time if you intend to make use of them. 1. Please remember to take your waste to the site only on the dates advertised […]

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External auditors have offered only a “qualified” judgement on Labour run York Council’s 2013/14 accounts due to failings in adult social care. At last night’s meeting of the council’s Audit & Governance Committee it was confirmed that auditors Mazars would only offer a “qualified” judgement on the council’s accounts, specifically their ‘Value for Money’ assessment. […]

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Labour planning new Hazel Court waste site charges

by Ann Reid on September 24, 2014

Reliable sources in West Offices have confirmed that Labour intend to impose new charges – for non recyclable rubbish -taken to sites like Hazel Court. At the moment residents can take items to the “tip” free of charge. The proposed charge – unlikely to be admitted by Labour until the Westfield by election is out […]

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Most services affected including numbers 4, 12, 13/13A and a new 14 service First say the changes are being made to improve the reliability and punctuality of services The 5 service will now terminate at Acomb Green rather than Front Street (to reduce congestion problems) New timetables are available here. Details below

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Copies of Emails between Councillors and officials in York – exchanged in the run up to the launch of the wide area 20 mph speed limits in west York – have been published by the Council. The exchange of Emails  can be viewed by clicking here The project cost £600,000 to implement The correspondence includes a […]

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…..York council only issues 3 penalty notices during last 3 years. Residents responding to our door to door survey told us that they were concerned about the amount of dog fouling in their area. Overall 35% of respondents said it was an issue in their street. Now a Freedom of information request has revealed that […]

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Call to reallocate money to save mid day meals for elderly Oliver House – the former old people’s home in Bishophill – is still standing empty. It has now been empty for 30 months following the closure of the home in April 2012. A sale would mean that, not only will the Council no longer […]

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Only 49% now satisfied with tenants choice modernisation work The annual report into satisfaction with York Council services has shown some growing concerns amongst York Council tenants. The report was considered at yet another behind closed doors meeting last week. It pointedly makes no comment about Council house sales or the fact that – for […]

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