Residents joined local Lib Dem councillors with community clean-up activities around Dringhouses & Woodthorpe ward on 2nd and 3rd September.
On Saturday 2nd, the Chaloners Road / Eason View area was litter picked, and on Sunday 3rd a larger team tackled the Askham Bar old Park & Ride site and surrounding area.
A number of passers by told us that they have recently seen rats in and around the car park, which is concerning but not surprising given the disgusting amount of food waste and packaging that some irresponsible people see fit to dump here.
Dringhouses Library :
Thu 31 Aug :
11.30am – 12.30pm
The Animal Agents have found more mysteries in the library. Come along and take part in our crafts, games and puzzles and help to solve them.
This event is suitable for 5-11 years old.
Booking is in person through any Explore York Library or by telephone at York Explore Library on (01904) 552828 or Acomb Explore Library on (01904) 552651
Below are the latest planning applications received by the York Council for the Dringhouses and Woodthorpe ward.
Full details can be found by clicking the application reference
44 Goodwood Grove York YO24 1ER
Single storey side and rear extensions (amended scheme)
Ref. No: 17/02039/FUL
49 Middlethorpe Grove York YO24 1LE
Single storey rear extension and porch to front
Ref. No: 17/02027/FUL
90 Bramble Dene York YO24 2RJ
Conversion of garage into living accommodation and formation of larger permeable hardstanding area to front
Ref. No: 17/01947/FUL
Representations can be made in favour of, or in objection to, any application via the Planning on line web site. http://planningaccess.york.gov.uk/online-applications/
The Council now no longer routinely consults neighbours by letter when an application is received
The City of York Council will start work week commencing 18th September 2017 to reconstruct some of the footways shown on the plan below. This scheme is programmed to take 2 weeks, weather permitting.
The work consists of excavating the current tarmac surfacing, laying two new layers of tarmac and replacing road kerbs within vehicle crossings.
Residents are being offered a discount on any new driveway requirements that they may wish to commission while plant is in the area.
Children’s Services leaders in York today (17 August) are congratulating A level students across the city on achieving an excellent set of results.
Provisional results for York school sixth forms and York College show that the very high standards of previous years have been maintained and initial results for the city indicate that A level results remain consistently amongst the best in the country.
York school sixth forms – All Saints RC, Archbishop Holgate’s CE, Fulford, Huntington and Joseph Rowntree – and York College are reporting strong results including ‘best ever’ performances.
Early results for the schools show that across the board young people will be able to get to the universities of their choice, including those applying to Oxbridge universities and medical courses. This strong position is being maintained despite the significant changes to the content and structure of A and AS level courses this year.
On Sunday 20th August between 15.00pm and 17.00pm your local Neighbourhood Policing Team will be on the grassed area on North Lane in Dringhouses marking property and offering crime prevention advice. For advice on home security please follow this link – https://northyorkshire.police.uk/staying-safe/home-security/