Month: November 2021

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What do disabled people want in York

Last night, we held a meeting to talk about what you want us to work on in the coming year. Our annual survey helped us establish three priorities: Health and Care Attitudes and Awareness Physical Accessibility The discussion doesn’t stop now, if you were unable to attend, you can tell us how these topics affect …

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York permanently excludes Blue Badge holders, devastating lives

Last night in York, the lives of many Blue Badge holders were changed forever. A devastating vote from Exec means the permanent exclusion of Blue Badge holders from the footstreets area.  If you haven’t been following, catch up on our blog posts and timeline or on twitter. Last night Executive voted unanimously to exclude us …

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Dear Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Are You Working For Us Too? November Edition!

The North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner elected in May 2021 resigned on 14 October 2021. On Thursday 25 November you can vote for the next Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC) for North Yorkshire. As we did in May, we asked all five of the candidates to give us a statement on how they …

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Wanting less traffic doesn’t mean wanting no Blue Badge holders

Jamie has kindly written a guest blog for us, talking about the footstreets issue specifically around a Freedom of Information request he made. You have the right to ask to see recorded information held by public authorities and can ask to see this under the Freedom of Information Act. TLDR: Jamie talks about the information …

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