Go ahead given for move to cricket ground near Acomb Green
The bridge clubs planning application to build a replacement HQ at the Acomb Sports and Social Club site has been approved. The application was revealed in January when the club said that it needed to move from its present base in Holgate.
There are several conditions attached to the approval including a requirement for an electric vehicle charging point.
The hours of operation of the approved use will be confined to between 9am to 11pm Monday to Saturday and 11am to 8pm on Sundays and Bank Holidays
Full details of the restrictions can be viewed in the decision letter (click)
Many will welcome the provision of a new leisure facility in west York which has suffered a decline in the choices available during recent years.
The Acomb Cricket Club has also had something of a renaissance recently with the team being promoted to the top flight at the end of last season.
Deliveroo and McColls doorstep deliveries in York
Deliveroo (the bike home delivery service) is reported as saying that it has teamed with McColls to provide a food essentials doorstep service. The service will be contactless and will be accessible on the Deliveroo mobile App. .
No announcement has been made about when the service will be available in west York.
Links https://www.mccolls.co.uk/ & https://deliveroo.co.uk/
McColl’s, which has stores in Hamilton Drive in Acomb, Gale Lane in Westfield , Crichton Avenue in Clifton and Moorcroft Road in Woodthorpe, “hopes the service could prove particularly helpful for the elderly and those in isolation due to COVID-19”.
York Council housing
“Due to the current advice from the Government surrounding COVID-19, unfortunately we are only attending our properties to carry out emergency/urgent repair works until further notice.
We will be attending such things as, No Heating or Hot Water, No Form of Bathing, Full or Partial Loss of Electric, Only Toilet Block / unusable and Water Leaks.
We may ask you to be in a separate room while the emergency repair is undertaken. Operatives may also be wearing protective clothing, such as disposal suits, masks or gloves”
The annual rent increase for City of York Council tenants is to be halted for three months due to the coronavirus emergency. Residents are being assured that this year’s will be refunded. www.york.gov.uk/…/…/rent-increase-halted-for-council-tenants