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Letter from Cllr Keith Aspden to York Press

by admin on 15 August, 2017

I would like to thank the many residents who have contacted me with concerns and questions about Virgin Media’s recent installation work in Fulford and Heslington.  Although service improvements are welcome, I have been making sure that these concerns are passed onto the company, or their contractors, as part of an effort to ensure that […]

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Germany Beck Update

by admin on 11 August, 2017

According to Howard’s Engineering, work on the Germany Beck development is set to pause for four weeks whilst Northern Gas Networks work on a medium pressure gas main diversion. For four weeks from Monday 14 August there will be temporary traffic lights on the Selby Road/A19 to accommodate this work. Part of the footpath on […]

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List of planning applications received between   31st July – 4th August 2017 Ref No: 17/01854/TCA Location: More House Main Street Heslington York YO10 5DX Proposal: Prune Holly tree in a Conservation Area Applicant: Mr D Cowan Contact: Lewis Tree Surgery Consultation Expiry Date: 28 August 2017 Case Officer: Esther Priestley

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Fulford Road Transport Partnership

by Keith Aspden on 5 August, 2017

Councillor Keith Aspden has welcomed encouraging early results from an ongoing scheme to improve the flow of traffic between Fulford and the city centre. The ‘Fulford Road Punctuality Improvement Partnership’ is a joint scheme funded by bus operators and City of York Council to improve bus services along the busy Fulford Road corridor. In 2016/17 […]

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Keith Aspden, Liberal Democrat Councillor for Fulford and Heslington, has reiterated his call for additional flood defence funding and works in Fulford. Earlier this year, Cllr Aspden collected signatures from Fulford residents for a petition that called for the completion of flood defence works in the area. Over 150 residents signed the petition, which was […]

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Fulford in Bloom newsletter for 2017

by admin on 19 June, 2017

All houses in Fulford will now have received their Fulford in Bloom newsletter, explaining what the community group has been doing over the past year in the area. You will find a copy to download here: Fulford in Bloom – 2017 Newsletter If you’d like to get involved in Fulford in Bloom please contact us.

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Resurfacing on Field Lane in July

by admin on 12 June, 2017

Part of Field Lane will be closed for resurfacing work between Monday 24th and Wednesday 26th July. All resident and on street parking will be suspended but specific access requirements can be raised by contacting Murtaza Khaliq at You can see more information about the work in the attached map and letter to residents. […]

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Consultation on care homes plan

by admin on 7 June, 2017

Octopus Healthcare will hold a public consultation event on their plans for a 64-bedroom residential care home. The proposed development is on the site of the former Fordlands Care Home on Germany Lane. The drop-in event is being held next Tuesday 13th June between 3 and 7.30pm at the site itself: Fordlands Care Home Germany […]

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Lib Dem Councillor Keith Aspden has written to Virgin Media to raise concerns about how fibre optic cable works are being carried out in Heslington and Fulford. In recent days, contractors working on behalf of Virgin have been installing fibre optic boxes and tearing up footpaths and verges in both villages to lay cables. Concerns […]

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Ref No:      17/01089/FUL Location:   The Longhouse Main Street Heslington York YO10 5EG Proposal:   Erection of detached greenhouse to rear Applicant:  Mr Ben Pearcy Contact      Mr Ric Blenkharn Consultation Expiry Date     12 June 2017 Case Officer:      Sandra Duffill     Expected Decision Level     DEL   Ref No:      17/01100/FUL Location:   14 School Lane Fulford York YO10 4LS Proposal:   Single […]

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