Latest news from North Yorkshire County Council
Published 25 January 2023The Government has been urged to invest millions of pounds to replace an ageing hospital site which provides key health services for tens of thousands of people across often deeply rural communities in North Yorkshire.
Published 24 January 2023A campaign is being launched ahead of a new council being established to cover the whole of North Yorkshire to reassure hundreds of thousands of residents and businesses that key public services will continue while major financial challenges are tackled.
Published 17 January 2023An independent panel that annually reviews allowances paid to North Yorkshire’s county councillors is recommending payments for members of the new North Yorkshire Council that reflect their significantly increased workload within the new authority.
Published 10 January 2023Parish and town councils will be asked for their views on a charter that will help them to carry out their “crucial role as a voice for their communities” to support grassroots democracy across North Yorkshire.
Published 10 January 2023Cycling and walking provision in North Yorkshire has been given a boost, with further funding from the Government hailed as a “vital step” on the county’s journey to encourage more people to travel on foot or by bicycle.
Published 10 January 2023A blueprint to dramatically curb carbon dioxide emissions and introduce a wide-ranging and ambitious programme of environmentally-friendly projects in North Yorkshire is set to provide “crucial foundations” in helping tackle climate change.
Published 23 December 2022Town councils could be created for Harrogate and Scarborough to ensure grassroots democracy is extended across the whole of North Yorkshire after the proposals received the overwhelming backing of people and organisations who responded to a consultation.
Published 22 December 2022Community and volunteer groups running venues including village halls, sports and leisure facilities, theatres and museums are being offered access to expert advice on how to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions and save on running costs.