York’s education lead has thanked parents and carers for their hard work and dedication in home schooling thousands of children and young people across the city throughout the Coronavirus outbreak.
City of York Council is installing a new zebra crossing on Haxby Road next week to make it safer for children and families to access the play facilities in Clarence Gardens.
Nearly 6,000 York residents are set to receive reduced council tax bills this week, as the council continues to provide support to residents facing financial hardship during the coronavirus pandemic.
More of York’s city centre will be pedestrianised and footstreet hours extended until 8pm, as the council provides the space for businesses to operate safely.
In line with the easing of government restrictions from 4 July, York Register Office will reopen for weddings and civil partnerships and the Crematorium will welcome more people from this weekend.
Play areas across York will start to re-open from Wednesday 8 July, following their closure during the Coronavirus pandemic.
With more businesses opening this weekend city leaders are asking people to stay safe whilst enjoying themselves this weekend.
To help pubs and bars reopen safely from 4 July and promote responsible drinking, the council is providing licensees with detailed advice and resources while lobbying Government for greater clarity.
City of York Council’s extended small and micro business grant scheme is on course to deliver another £2.2m to York businesses which fell through the cracks of government support packages.
York is preparing to offer a safe refuge to up to 90 asylum seekers affected by movement restrictions due to Covid-19.