Cllr Ann Reid

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West Office customer service problems

by Steve Galloway on October 25, 2014

The loss of the York Council’s Acomb Office continues to put pressure, on reception facilities at West Offices, two years after its closure. This is how customer services at West Offices are now performing. In person at West Offices Only about 80% of customers are currently being seen within 10 minutes of arrival. This is […]

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Opposition parties on the York Council have called in for reconsideration a plan to close the Castlegate youth advice and help centre. The meeting will take place on 31st October and the reports can be read by clicking here The Castlegate centre provides information, support and counselling for young people aged between 16-25 in York, […]

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Skips

by Steve Galloway on October 24, 2014

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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Bloodaxe in Acomb

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Tea party today

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As expected, the balance of power on many York Council committees swung away from Labour at a York Council meeting this evening. As required by law, the membership of scrutiny, planning and other committees will reflect the proportion of the seats held by the different parties on the Council. The chairs of scrutiny committees will […]

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Dog micro chipping now on

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Labour’s waste collection charging plans slip out

by Steve Galloway on October 22, 2014

  A working group report has revealed the kind of charges that Labour Councillors want to introduce for waste collection. As we have previously forecast, Labour intend to charge for emptying green bins but it also seems that other costs may also be passed on to customers. The changes are likely to cover: Gardening waste […]

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Park and Ride compensation claim

by Steve Galloway on October 21, 2014

The York Council is to seeking liquidated damages for the 5 month delay in completing the park and site and associated highways works at Poppleton. It says that the issues will be assessed during the preparation of the final accounts for the scheme which was completed using “using a standard construction contract which includes liquidated […]

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