Councillor Keith Aspden

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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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Keith tackles graffiti in the local area

by admin on 23 January, 2017

Keith Aspden, councillor for Fulford and Heslington, continues to report examples of graffiti for cleaning but has also taken action himself to remove local graffiti. Both Fulford and Heslington has been targeted, leaving some street boxes, signs and traffic bollards looking unsightly. Keith has been using anti-graffiti wipes from the council that help to  remove […]

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Latest plans list for Fulford & Heslington

by admin on 23 January, 2017

Fulford and Heslington   Ref No:      17/00103/TCA Location:   22 Main Street Heslington York YO10 5EA Proposal:   Reduce 2 no. Cherry trees in a Conservation Area Applicant:  Mr Steven Smith Consultation Expiry Date     13 February 2017 Case Officer:      Esther Priestley  Expected Decision Level   Ref No:      17/00102/TCA Location:   Gate Fulford Lodge Fenwicks Lane York YO10 4PL […]

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Free music concert on 28 January

by admin on 20 January, 2017

As part of the St Oswald’s Church 150th birthday celebrations, there is a free musical concert by the ‘Dynamics Community Wind Band’ in St Oswald’s Church Hall on Saturday 28 January starting at 7.30pm (doors open at 7.15pm). Residents are welcome to come along to this celebratory event! Attached is a poster giving all the […]

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Latest plans list for Fulford & Heslington

by admin on 16 January, 2017

Ref No:      16/02737/FUL Location:   Adam House Hotel 5 Main Street Fulford York YO10 4HJ Proposal:   Change of use from guest house (use class C1) to residential (use class C3) Applicant:  Mr Robert Cook Consultation Expiry Date     6 February 2017 Case Officer:      Shanshan Chen Expected Decision Level     DEL   Ref No:      16/02913/FUL Location:   39 Heath Moor […]

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Latest plans list

by admin on 9 January, 2017

Fulford and Heslington   Ref No:      16/02919/FUL Location:   Fulford Golf Club Heslington Lane Heslington York YO10 5DY Proposal:   Variation of condition 2 of permitted application 15/01600/FUL to alter design of first floor terrace and access stairs Applicant:  Fulford Golf Club Contact      Mr Simon Scarfe Consultation Expiry Date     30 January 2017 Case Officer:      Neil Massey        Expected […]

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Howard Civil Engineering are advising residents of a likely footpath closure in the week starting 16th January. The footpath on the east side of the A19 will be closed between 9am and 3pm for approximately 5 days. This is in order to enable work by Howards, Persimmon’s highways contractor, as they continue working on the […]

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Heslington meeting on community issues

by admin on 5 January, 2017

Heslington residents are invited to a public meeting to discuss issues in the local area at 6.30pm on Tuesday 17th January. The meeting will be held in the Heslington Village meeting room. Representatives from the University of York and the local Police will be attending so you can ask them about any areas of concern. […]

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The Fordlands House site, off Fordlands Road in Fulford, is to be considered for a new care home in 2017. Councillor Keith Aspden understands that the council will be asked to make an initial decision on the 9th February 2017. This will be to agree the sale of the former older persons’ home site on […]

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The Liberal Democrats as part of the Council Joint Executive are proposing new funding for reinstating primary gritting routes across the city to the winter gritting schedule. In the face of national cuts, Lib Dem local councillors are working to protect and improve the frontline services that matter toresidents of Fulford and Heslington. Reinstatements to […]

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Update: Fordlands Road lighting

by admin on 22 December, 2016

I have been raising concerns with the current level of street lighting as you can imagine! Having been told that the company would not return until the 4th January to complete full investigations and to correct the fault, I agree with local residents that it’s not good enough. I have just had confirmation from the […]

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