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Amendments to ‘Ensuring Access for All’

For background to this motion, please see our recent blog ‘Statement Presented to the Council: Ensuring Access for All’. We were disappointed that Cllr D’Agorne’s amendments were passed and as a result of those amendments, the motion itself has been significantly weakened, arguably to the point of being purposeless. To illustrate the issues from the …

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Statement Presented to the Council: Ensuring Access for All

On Thursday 15th July, York Labour took a motion to a full council meeting (agenda item 8) that seeks to make the city centre fully accessible. The motion passed but with significant ammendments and we will be posting a blog that explores those changes and what they mean for the motion shortly. Ahead of the …

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Statement Presented to the Council on City Centre Footstreets

Today we spoke at a meeting of the Decision Session for the Executive Member for Transport, City of York Council, on the future of the extended footstreets, or the pedestrianised areas of York city centre. Below is the statement we delivered. The full meeting can be watched on the council’s webcasts page. The future of the …

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Closed To Us. Your Chance To Talk To The Council About City Centre Access.

We thought you’d really want to know about some upcoming workshops from City of York Council. They are running a series of workshops about city centre access including cycles as mobility aids, accessible routes through our city and Shopmobility.  We encourage you to attend if you can but if you can’t attend or aren’t comfortable …

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York Mini Golf: A Fun Space for All (and yes, that includes disabled people too!)

Something fantastic for the people of York is in the planning stages. A mini-golf course next to the central library where you can play and learn about York’s history! We’re delighted to discover that the whole course would be built with disabled access in mind. And that doesn’t just mean wheelchair access! Some of the …

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