From Monday 24 February to Friday 6 March the northbound A1237 will be closed overnight from 8.00pm to 5.30am between Askham Fields Lane and Moor Lane. The closure is due to carriageway investigation works.
Developers Adlington have revealed more details of the retirement apartments they propose to build on Cherry Lane in Dringhouses.
A public exhibition was held at the Holiday Inn on 19 February at which a number of display boards were on show. Staff from Adlington met with many local residents who attended to talk through the proposals. Cllr Stephen Fenton also called in to learn more about the plans.
Adlington have published the display boards on their website HERE and continue to invite feedback.
The council has published proposals to amend traffic restrictions by installing new lengths of double yellow lines at four locations around Dringhouses and Woodthorpe.
The proposals relate to Moorcroft Road, North Lane, Pulleyn Drive and the slip road by Yorkcraft on Tadcaster Road.
The deadline for comments to be made is 28 February 2020. These can be submitted by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to Director of Economy & Place, Network Management, West Offices, Station Rise, York YO1 6GA.
The subsidy for the section of the number 12 bus route which serves Alness Drive, Acomb Wood Drive and Bellhouse Way is to be extended until April 2020. But beyond then, a subsidy of £65,000 per year is being sought in order to retain that section of the route.
An Officer Decision published by City of York Council (available HERE) states that a report will be prepared for the council’s Executive to consider the long-term funding given the annual cost is greater than the budget available.
Some key headlines from the published Decision are set out below:
First York planned to cancel service 3A, and the section of service 12 which connects Bellhouse Way, Acomb Wood Drive and Alness Drive with the city centre and Monks Cross, with effect from 29th September 2019. City of York Council agreed temporary funding for both services until 1st February 2020
A fully compliant tender process has been carried out and the winning bidder is prepared to provide an equivalent service to the existing route 12 (with vehicles meeting the Clean Air Zone emissions requirement) for approx. £65k per annum
The cost of operating both services from 2nd February until 31st March would be £14,800 (£4k for service 3A and £10.8k for service 12), which is within budget for the 2019/20 financial year
The cost of operating both services throughout 2020/21 and subsequent financial years would be £88,700 per annum (£24k for service 3A and £64.7k for service 12), which exceeds the anticipated subsidised bus budget for 2020/21 by around £26k. It is therefore not possible to fund both services beyond 4th April 2020 from within the budget.
Local Lib Dem councillors will continue to work with council officers and bus operators to maintain and improve bus services which provide a lifeline for many residents.