Councillor Keith Aspden

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New Explore Gateway for Fulford

by Keith Aspden on 3 March, 2011

The City of York Liberal Democrats decided in our budget to save York’s libraries. Following this decision the council is going even further and looking to expand the new ‘Explore’ services to other areas of the city, including Fulford. I am delighted that the Council are looking to expand the library services at a time […]

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Resurfacing Work Begins On Heath Moor Drive

by Keith Aspden on 16 August, 2010

Work got underway today to resurface Heath Moor Drive in Fulford. The work is programmed to take 2 weeks to complete working Monday to Friday between 8.00 am and 5.00 pm. In order to carry out these works safely, a temporary road closure of Heath Moor Drive will be necessary. Outside the proposed working hours […]

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New Recycling Boxes On The Way

by Keith Aspden on 4 June, 2010

  (Lib Dem Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services Cllr Ann Reid with the new boxes) Over the coming 5 months, City of York Council will be delivering new kerbside recycling boxes to 66,650 homes across the city. You will receive two new boxes to go alongside your existing green box. One new box will be […]

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Heath Moor Drive To Be Resurfaced

by Keith Aspden on 24 March, 2010

After much campaigning I am pleased to announce that Heath Moore Drive, off Heslington Lane, has been included in City of York Council’s list of roads to be resurfaced this year. The inclusion of Heath Moor Drive in the resurfacing programme was agreed tonight by Liberal Democrat Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services, Councillor Ann Reid. […]

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The consultation with Fulford residents about plans to improve the air quality in the area has seen the majority of those responding backing a plan to set up an Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) along the length of Fulford Road and Main Street. Air pollution levels caused by traffic on Main Street have increased to above […]

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Liberal Democrat Budget 2010/11

by Keith Aspden on 18 February, 2010

On Tuesday the Liberal Democrat Group agreed its budget proposals for the City of York Council budget for 2010/11. The budget aims to prepare York for the economic recovery while ensuring investment in vital services such as adult and children’s social care. In preparing our budget we were also very keen to ensure we responded […]

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Successful Kerbside Recycling Scheme Set For Improvements

by Keith Aspden on 16 February, 2010

York’s successful kerbside recycling scheme is set to undergo changes to make collection quicker and easier, allowing collection to be extended to cover the whole city. Currently residents present their recycling in a variety of boxes and bags. Collection crews often have sort through the waste dividing it up as they load it into collection […]

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Ward Committee Meeting

by Keith Aspden on 27 January, 2010

The next Ward Committee meeting takes place on the 11th February in Fulford Social Hall from 7.15pm. The final list of schemes to be funded by the Ward Committee will be decided at the meeting so why not come along and have your say on where the money goes. For more details of the schemes […]

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Petition Success On Fulford Park Plans

by Keith Aspden on 6 January, 2010

Last night the decision was taken by Councillor Steve Galloway, Executive Member for City Strategy, to remove the narrowing of the entrance to Fulford Park from the A19 improvement plans. This is obviously great news for residents who had opposed the plans believing the changes would cause problems for traffic, while providing little benefit to […]

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Progress Already On A19 Improvement Concerns

by Keith Aspden on 4 December, 2009

Thanks to all of you who signed the petition calling for a rethink on parts of the proposed A19 improvements around Fulford Park. I submitted the petition at the Full Council meeting last night and I have already had constructive discussions with Council officers about the plans. I hope to be able to update you […]

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