Councillor Keith Aspden

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Bike Storage

by Keith Aspden on 20 January, 2011

Additional bicycle storage will be provided in Fulford village in the new year. The bicycle storage that was installed to the left of the Social Hall on School Lane has been a great success. Fulford Residents Association has been looking at the issue, and they are planning to use their estate improvement funding to install new […]

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Our pressure has paid off, as two local roads that residents wanted resurfacing have been included in a provisional list of schemes for next year. Both Fordlands Road and Heslington Croft have been included on the provisional list of roads and footpaths to be resurfaced in 2010/11, which goes before Liberal Democrat Executive Member for […]

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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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Petitions To Resurface Local Roads

by Keith Aspden on 22 November, 2010

Thanks to additional investment from the Lib Dem council there were road and footway improvements to Heath Moor Drive and The Old Orchard in Fulford this current year. However, I know that further resurfacing work is needed and I will continue to call on the council to improve local roads and footways locally. Over the […]

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Unsafe Bus Lane Scrapped

by Keith Aspden on 16 November, 2010

I was glad to hear at a recent council meeting that an inconvenient bus lane on Fulford Road is being scrapped.  This followed a number of residents contacting me with concerns about the bus lane in question. The lane which is to be removed has until now been located between Hospital Fields Road and Fulford Cross. A […]

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Winter Gritting

by Keith Aspden on 19 October, 2010

With the temperature forcast to drop tonight the council has ensured that the gritters will begin patrolling the streets of Fulford. And, as the winter nights are drawing in, I’ve put together a list of the locations of your local salt bins. The bins are free for all residents to use on footpaths and driveways throughout […]

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Resurfacing Work Begins On Heath Moor Drive

by Keith Aspden on 16 August, 2010

Work got underway today to resurface Heath Moor Drive in Fulford. The work is programmed to take 2 weeks to complete working Monday to Friday between 8.00 am and 5.00 pm. In order to carry out these works safely, a temporary road closure of Heath Moor Drive will be necessary. Outside the proposed working hours […]

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Fulford Road Update

by Keith Aspden on 13 July, 2010

Local residents are seeing changes take shape with the engineering works to Main Street and Fulford Road. The plans will see a number of pedestrian, cycling and public transport changes, including junction improvements at Heslington Lane. Throughout the Fulford Road consultation I made the case for the council to work closely with local residents and […]

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Heath Moor Drive To Be Resurfaced

by Keith Aspden on 24 March, 2010

After much campaigning I am pleased to announce that Heath Moore Drive, off Heslington Lane, has been included in City of York Council’s list of roads to be resurfaced this year. The inclusion of Heath Moor Drive in the resurfacing programme was agreed tonight by Liberal Democrat Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services, Councillor Ann Reid. […]

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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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