Councillor Keith Aspden

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Welcome and Key Campaigns

by Keith Aspden on 25 April, 2009

I’ve been the Liberal Democrat Councillor for Fulford ward, to the south of the city of York, since 2003. I was first elected in May 2003, and re-elected in 2007, 2011 and 2015. In May 2015 my ward became Fulford and Heslington. I live locally, on Heath Moor Drive, off Heslington Lane. It is a […]

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Fulford Show 2016: A great success

by admin on 30 August, 2016

Cllr Keith Aspden was very pleased to see Fulford Show a great success on bank holiday Monday. Hundreds visited the show, alongside the Lord Mayor of York and Civic Party. There were many attractions and stalls with great weather! Keith thanked the show committee for their efforts. To volunteer or get involved next year please […]

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Plans list – 8th August

by admin on 16 August, 2016

Ref No: 16/01815/FUL Location:       White House  Main Street Fulford York YO10 4PH Proposal:       Single storey rear extension incorporating erection of a glazed roof over existing yard and creation of opening in external boundary wall and alterations to existing roof Consultation Expiry Date        7 September 2016 Ref No: 16/01816/LBC Location:       White House  Main Street Fulford York […]

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Germany Beck highways contractors are advising residents near the Fordlands Road–A19 junction of the disruption that noise and slight vibrations may cause, as work continues this week. Howard Civil Engineering will start this phase of the work this Tuesday or Wednesday and continue for 3 to 4 weeks. More information is available at or […]

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  Neighbourhood projects and ways to spend local budgets are among the topics of discussion at a number of Ward Committee meetings scheduled to take place this summer. Last year the Executive re-established Ward Committees and devolved nearly £1million of funding locally. Over the last 12 months these funds have been allocated to all York […]

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Germany Beck works update

by admin on 9 August, 2016

Howard Civil Engineering’s latest update on their highways works has responded to concerns from residents that some vehicles have not been following the traffic management route, and instead using small residential roads. The company have asked the details of any sightings of vehicles not using the proper route to be emailed to with the […]

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Full details can be found by quoting the application reference on the “planning portal” website.  Click here. Ref No:      16/01789/TCA Location:   Field House 9A School Lane Heslington York YO10 5EE Proposal:   Fell 2no. Leylandii trees in a Conservation Area Applicant:  Mr Stevens Contact      Mr Sam Dickson Consultation Expiry Date     22 August 2016 Case Officer:      Esther […]

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Full details can be found by quoting the application reference on the “planning portal” website.  Click here. Ref No:      16/01483/FUL Location:   York Designer Outlet St Nicholas Avenue York YO19 4TA Proposal:   Part change of use of car park to 12no. hole artificial all weather putting course Applicant:  Drew Kirby Contact      Simon Laws Consultation Expiry Date     […]

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Fordlands Crescent

by admin on 18 July, 2016

I have recently written to residents on Fordlands Crescent to ask their views on a proposal to improve the road’s roundabout. As residents in the area will know, cars currently use the grass roundabout on Fordlands Crescent to park, and the grass often looks in poor condition, particularly during the winter months. This is something […]

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Ward Committee update

by admin on 14 July, 2016

The next Fulford and Heslington Ward Committee will be held on Wednesday 7th September at 6.30pm in Heslington Church. The meeting will include discussions of the Council’s new draft Local Plan proposals, as well as the remaining local ward funding. See the attached poster for details of our Ward Priorities and information about how to […]

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  Liberal Democrats are calling on the Government to guarantee that York will still receive millions in EU funding and that the positive contribution EU citizens living in the city make is recognised.   The Lib Dems will move a motion at next week’s Full Council saying the Government should ensure that York and Yorkshire […]

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