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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Christmas Recycling

by Keith Aspden on 15 December, 2010

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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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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The Council’s Executive have approved the submission of the 7 most popular proposals received under the Sustainable Communities Act. These proposals will now go to the Local Government Association who will collect submissions from local authorities and choose those to be sent to the government.  The 7 proposals to go forward from York are: 1. […]

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by Keith Aspden on 13 July, 2009

As promised in the latest edition of Focus I have added a page with more information on the suggestions made as part of the Sustainable Communities Act consultation. Click here to visit the page or select the link on the left.

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by Keith Aspden on 1 May, 2009

Fulford  residents are being asked to put their views forward on what they think would improve their local community at their Ward Committee next week. The Sustainable Communities Act allows Councils to request the transfer of powers from central government to local government, in order to implement schemes to promote and encourage a range of […]

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