As well as the flooding the ongoing rainfall has revealed a number of drainage issues on local highways. With the first snow of winter now forecast, it is important to get local drainage systems working efficiently as quickly as possible.
As well as arranging special gully cleans, the York Council does have a small budget available to “dig out” drains which are permanently blocked.
It is important to record issues with the York Council using “on line” services such as “Fix My Street“. Dozens of issues have been reported using this service over the last 6 months. Their web site shows which issues have been dealt with and which are outstanding
Blocked gulley on Bellhouse Way reported to Council
A replacement for the salt bin (removed by the Labour Council 3 years ago) has now been installed in St Stephens Mews courtesy of the Westfield Ward committee