Councillor Keith Aspden

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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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Fulford In Bloom To Be Launched By The Lord Mayor

by Keith Aspden on 9 March, 2011

Following the successful funding application earlier in the year from York Community Pride, the Fulford in Bloom campaign continues to move forward. The group are looking forward to the visit of the Lord Mayor of York, Councillor Sue Galloway, who will visit to officially launch Fulford in Bloom on Saturday 19th of March. I, with […]

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Fulford In Bloom Update

by Keith Aspden on 2 February, 2011

With a group of local residents and organisations, Fulford In Bloom was set up at the end of last year. The project aimed at repeating York’s success in the Yorkshire In Bloom competition. The primary objective is to make Fulford a better environment to live in by planting trees and flowers throughout the village. However […]

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Fulford in Bloom

by Keith Aspden on 17 January, 2011

Along with local residents and organisations I  have launched the new Fulford in Bloom campaign for 2011. A group of residents has come together to launch the Fulford in Bloom campaign. The group will be carrying out an audit of Fulford this month, before planning improvements in the spring and summer. The group is planning to […]

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Concerns Remain After Waste PFI Vote

by Keith Aspden on 13 December, 2010

City of York Council and North Yorkshire County Council have agreed to enter into a 25 year contract with AmeyCespa to build a waste recovery plant and incinerator on the site of the quarry at Allerton Park in North Yorkshire. The plant will see waste sorted, with any remaining recyclable material removed and biodegradable waste […]

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Low Emission Bus Trials

by Keith Aspden on 23 November, 2010

City of York Council has teamed up with First York to run a trial of new, low emissions buses in the city as part of an attempt to cut down on CO2 emissions and improve air quality. The buses will be trialled on the Designer Outlet Park and Ride route for six months from early […]

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Help Protect Fulford Ings & The Village Green

by Keith Aspden on 20 July, 2010

Over the past few weeks local residents have been helping to remove an invasive species of plant, Himalayan Balsam, from Fulford Village Green and Fulford Ings. Himalayan Balsam  started out as an attractive garden plant but has now spread to many of the damp places around York, and threatens local plant species. It’s particularly swamping […]

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Fulford Battles For The Future

by Keith Aspden on 8 July, 2010

Fulford is launching a campaign to be a plasitc bag free village. As part of the campaign Fulford Parish Council secured funding from City of York Council to produce a cotton shopping bag, complete with Fulford logo to give out to local residents in order to encourage them to reject the use of plastic bags. […]

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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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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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