Councillor Keith Aspden

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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 2015 and 2019. Keith lives locally, on Heath Moor Drive, off Heslington […]

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The blog has moved!

by Keith Aspden on 18 October, 2020

If you’re looking for the Fulford and Heslington Ward Blog, we have a new updated blog on our York Liberal Democrats website. Here I will be posting up-to-date news stories and ward related issues. Please access the new blog here: https://www.yorklibdems.org.uk/fulford_heslington or by visiting www.yorklibdems.org.uk and clicking the ‘Ward Blogs‘ tab and selecting ‘Fulford and […]

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Fulford Show 2019 to be held on August Bank Holiday

by Keith Aspden on 14 August, 2019

This year’s Fulford Show will be held once again on August Bank Holiday Monday, 26th August, to raise money for local and national charities. The show will take place between 1pm and 5pm on the School Lane playing field and in the Social Hall, Fulford. Fulford Show has been running for over a hundred years and […]

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Fulford Show 2019 is launched!

by admin on 28 June, 2019

This year’s popular Fulford Show has been launched and will be held once again on August Bank Holiday Monday, 26th August, to raise money for local and national charities. The show will take place between 1pm and 5pm on the School Lane playing field and in the Social Hall, Fulford. Fulford Show is a community and […]

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Games Afternoons at Fulford Library

by Keith Aspden on 24 June, 2019

Informal games afternoons for adults are taking place at Fulford library every Thursday from 2 until 3:15pm. This is a great opportunity to spend some quality time with fellow board games enthusiasts or just have a cuppa and a chat. Challenge yourself in a game of dominoes, draughts and chess or several other board and […]

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The York Liberal Democrats have launched their full manifesto for the upcoming 2019 local election campaign; ‘Working for You, Working for York’. The manifesto was launched on Saturday 6th April at one of the Liberal Democrats’ achievements in administration; the Burnholme Community Hub, which has provided York with a new Library, as well as additional […]

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Community Directory

by Keith Aspden on 25 March, 2019

A new Community Directory that provides a brief guide to activities and groups in Fulford and Heslington has been published. This includes local groups for sports, to coffee mornings and advice. The community directory has been funded by your local councillor Keith Aspden through the Ward Committee, and we hope that it is useful for […]

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With the upcoming local elections in May approaching, the Liberal Democrats have announced a full slate of candidates to contest all 47 council seats in York, alongside launching their ‘Focus on Five’ manifesto themes for the campaign. The Focus on Five outlines five policy themes that the Liberal Democrats will campaign on and feature in […]

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Ward funding helps local Scout group

by admin on 5 March, 2019

Fulford Scout Group has fitted a new floor for members of their group, thanks to funding awarded from the local Councillor’s ward budget. Previously, the floor of the Scout Group’s hall was worn and damaged in many areas, presenting numerous hazards to members of the Group.  However, at the request of the Scout Group, just under £1000 was awarded to the Scout Group by the local Ward Committee, so that […]

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According to newly published evidence from the Council’s advisors, GL Hearn, the housing numbers provided in the City’s recently submitted Local Plan robustly meet the City’s needs, after having taken into account new data on projected population growth and predicted demographic changes in York. Previously there had been some questions as to how York’s proposed […]

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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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