Good for the gardens .. and the weeds

Seems the City is set too be overwhelmed by weeds this week. Ideal growing conditions mean that areas which have not been treated for weed growth are rapidly turning green.

If left untreated, weeds can break up footpath surfaces and paving leading to costly repair bills.

Bad Bargain Lane is one area where the York Council have yet to tackle weed growth
Private forecourt area like the Woodthorep shops also need attention
Residents groups in some areas are taking action to cut down nettles and other weeds
Heavy rain recently has highlighted the need to address ponding problems on roads like Bell House Way

Bad Bargain Lane to be closed for essential repairs

road worksCity of York Council will be carrying out essential resurfacing works on Bad Bargain Lane from Monday 16 November.

The work is expected to take one week to complete, weather permitting. Work will take place between 9.15am and 2.45pm.

In order to carry out these works safely a temporary road closure of Bad Bargain Lane will be in place. Residents are advised there will be no access for vehicles during working hours except in emergencies. There will be no on-street parking during these times.
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