Month: November 2021

Executive around a table, voting

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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North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Logo

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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Grey circle with a black icon of a bin under the words In With The Bins

In With The Bins!

Today’s guest blog post comes from the In With The Bins campaign and talks about the need for sanitary bins in men’s toilets. Note: Cis is short for cisgender which describes a person whose gender identity is the same as their sex assigned at birth eg, if you were assigned male when you were born …

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A Blue Badge clock dial

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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