View the petitions we have received and our responses.

2018

Access to Wiganthorpe at North Lodge Cottage Corner - request that the highways department of North Yorkshire County Council take measures to improve visibility on the above corner for residents and visitors coming from the direction of Terrington.

Received: 3 July 2018

Signatories: 20

Response: The petition is being considered by the local highways area office.

Petition for a safer West End between the Market Place and Tilney Garth in Kirkbymoorside by creating a one way flow of traffic and traffic calming measures.

Received: 28 June 2018

Signatories: 164

Response: The petition is being considered by the local highways area office.

Rockwood Drive, Skipton - winter gritting route upgrade request from priority 3 to priority 2 to commence from winter 2018.

Received: 30 May 2018

Signatories: 323

Response: The petition was considered by the Skipton and Ripon area constituency committee on 30 May 2018 and it was recommended that it be taken into account as part of the annual review of winter gritting routes undertaken by the council in September 2018.

Petition for the continuation of the Pickering Town bus service (route 170 / 171).

Received: 10 May 2018

Signatories: 925

Response: The concerns have been noted by integrated passenger transport and they will respond directly to the petitioner.

Resident parking on Chatsworth Place, Harrogate.

Received: 9 May 2018

Signatories: 46

Response: The concerns have been noted by business and environmental services and they will respond directly to the petitioner.

Manor Close Kirk Smeaton WF83LZ resurfacing and lighting.

Received: 19 April 2018

Signatories: 16

Response: The concerns have been noted by business and environmental services and they will respond directly to the petitioner.

Reinstatement of the bus stop on Hinderwell Lane, Runswick Bay.

Received: 10 January 2018

Signatories: 40

Response: The concerns have been noted by business and environmental services - integrated passenger transport.

2017

Save Nidd Gorge and the Nidderdale Greenway.

Received: 15 December 2017

Signatories: 2,314

Response: The petition was presented to the business and environmental services corporate director and executive members on 15 December 2017. Due to the number of signatures in the petition, it was also presented and debated at the meeting of the county area committee for the Harrogate district held on 15 March 2018. The minutes of the area committee meeting are available here.

Improve dangerous junction A6131 (Skipton North) crossing A65 (Harrogate).

Received: 9 November 2017

Signatories: 5,301

Response: Business and environmental services will consider this matter after the release of the coroner’s report following the recent fatality. After this Craven area committee will consider the issue at an appropriate quarterly meeting as the petition exceeds the threshold for debate.

Keep Ings School Skipton open.

Received: 17 October 2017

Signatories: 402

Response: The petition was formally presented and the issue raised debated at the meeting of the executive held on 17 October 2017. The minutes of this meeting are available here. A final decision on this matter is scheduled to be taken by the executive on 5 December 2017.

Poor condition of drains, speed counter measures, roadways and pathways of Sherburn Village.

Received: 2 October 2017

Signatories: 366

Response: The request is being considered by business and environmental services in liaison with Highways England.

Seeking to retain Ripon city bus service.

Received: 21 September 2017

Signatories: 166

Response: The concerns have been noted by business and environmental services - integrated passenger transport.

Seeking the resurfacing of Alexandra Road and Studley Road, Harrogate.

Received: 20 September 2017

Signatories: 38

Response: The request is being considered by business and environmental services.

Seeking to change the Welham Road / Church Street junction in Norton.

Received: August 2017

Signatories: 655

Response: This petition meets the threshold for debate at Ryedale area committee and it will be considered at the meeting to be held on 15 November 2017. Details of the area committee meeting can be found here.

Reduce the speed limit on Gargrave Road to 20mph limit and address the road traffic issues and find sustainable solutions to school transport and parking.

Received: 17 February 2017

Signatories: 1,009 (up to notification date)

Response: The size of this petition exceeds the threshold for debate at the local area committee. This will take place at Craven area committee on 9 March 2017. The agenda for this meeting can be found here.

Condition of footways and footpaths in Hillam.

Received: January 2017

Signatories: 206

Response: The request has been passed to business and environmental services for consideration.

2016

Overgrown trees in Charlton Drive and Charlton Avenue, Knaresborough.

Received: 20 December 2016

Signatories: 15

Response: The concerns are noted but this would seem to be a matter for Harrogate Borough Council.

Overgrown trees in Eastfield, Nidderdale Drive and play area Knaresborough.

Received: December 2016

Signatories: 25

Response: The concerns are noted but this would seem to be a matter for Harrogate Borough Council.

We call on our elected representatives at local, county, and national levels to ban fracking in the local area, promote sustainable energy through all means possible and campaign against fracking and for sustainable energy locally, regionally and nationally.

Received: w/c 3 October 2016

Signatories: 1,185

Response: The size of this petition meets the threshold to trigger debate at the Yorkshire coast and moors county area committee. The petition organiser will be invited to attend the next meeting on 30 November 2016 and address the committee if she so wishes.

Opposing the removal of BT payphone kiosk in Mickley.

Received: 27 September 2016

Signatories: 89

Response: Residents’ concerns about this issue are noted.

Skellbank / Mallorie Park Drive Concerns - road dangers and immediate improvements needed.

Received: w/c 22 August 2016

Signatories: 98

Response: Business and environmental services have requested further detail about the issues and will follow the matter up with the petition organiser shortly.

Opposing the cessation of bus service 403 to Sherburn.

Received: 31 March 2016

Signatories: 280

Response: The concerns raised have been passed to business and environmental services - integrated passenger transport.

Request to amend parking restrictions at Robert Street, Trafalgar Road, Belford Road, Belford Place, Rogers Square and Albert Terrace in Harrogate.

Received: 24 February 2016

Signatories: 49

Response: The request has been passed to business and environmental services for consideration.

Request for resident’s parking scheme South End Bedale.

Received: 12 February 2016

Signatories: 18

Response: The request has been passed to Business and Environmental Services for consideration.

Save Eskdale School, Whitby.

Received: 8 February 2016

Signatories: 5,100

Response: Owing to the size of this petition it qualifies for debate by the Yorkshire coast and moors county area committee, which next meets on 23 March 2016. The petition organiser will have the opportunity to address the committee for five minutes to introduce the petition.

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