Councillor Keith Aspden

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Welcome and Key Campaigns

by Keith Aspden on 25 April, 2009

Keith Aspden is the Liberal Democrat Councillor for Fulford and Heslington Ward. He was first elected to represent Fulford in 2003 and re-elected in 2007 and 2011. Following boundary changes he was elected to represent the new ward of Fulford and Heslington in May 2015. Keith lives locally, on Heath Moor Drive, off Heslington Lane. […]

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Germany Beck street names

by admin on 13 November, 2018

The new names chosen for streets in the first phase of York’s Germany Beck development have been revealed. Unfortunately, the chosen street names – which include Crimple Crescent, Harden Way, Thornton Road and Washburn Close – have no connection to Fulford or York and the developers behind the 650-home scheme had not sought to engage with […]

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Remembrance in Fulford

by admin on 16 October, 2018

As part of the City’s period of remembrance before armistice, 62 names from the Kings Book of York Heroes – of those who died in York – were read out in Fulford today. This event took place outside St. Oswald’s Church, read by local councillor Cllr Keith Aspden, the Rev Terence McDonough and Verna Campbell, the Sheriff […]

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As work continues on the Germany Beck junction, which is now coming into operation with flood defence walls for the A19, Councillor Keith Aspden has reiterated his calls for a joined up flood plan for the wider area. Following on from the local and successful campaign led by Cllr Apsden with local residents and representatives […]

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Fulford Residents Association relaunched

by admin on 28 September, 2018

I was pleased to join local residents earlier this week to relaunch a Residents Association in Fulford. The Association is looking for volunteers to get involved with the community. If you’re interested, read more about Residents’ Associations, or contact me via my email (cllr.kaspden@york.gov.uk). The next meeting will be held in December, date TBC. To get involved, […]

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Fulford Show Thanks

by admin on 28 August, 2018

Cllr Keith Aspden has thanked all the volunteers and residents who supported Fulford Show on Bank Holiday Monday. The Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress visited and took part in the activities on the field. It was a busy and successful day with many exhibits, the field and sports. To get involved or volunteer with Fulford […]

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Update on the A19/ Germany Beck Works

by admin on 7 August, 2018

During the past few weeks, continued progress has been made on the junction. Traffic signals have been installed, new traffic islands have been completed, damaged kerbs have been replaced and tactile paving has been laid at all pedestrian crossing points. The last two weeks have seen the top layer of surfacing and the road markings […]

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Free compost giveaways!

by admin on 31 July, 2018

The Council has announced some new compost giveaway dates, which are planned for this year. The compost is made from the garden waste that we collect from households and at the Household Waste Recycling Centres, and is PAS100 accredited. If residents are interested in the giveaways, please find the link below to the giveaway:  Free compost 2018 […]

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Thank you to the local residents who have raised issues of inconsiderate parking with me. I continue to report these issues, which can include grass verge damage and blocked pavements, to the Council who have apologised  to residents that inconsiderate motorists are causing problems. The Council has a Hotline telephone number which can be used […]

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St Oswald’s Church is taking part in BBC Radio York’s ‘Cake and a Cuppa’ event being held on Yorkshire Day, Wednesday 1 August, between 2-4pm. BBC Radio York is encouraging organisations all over Yorkshire to open their doors and host a cake and a cuppa event to tackle loneliness and isolation.  St Oswald’s Church has decided […]

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