That was the week that was in pictures: more dumping and fly posting in west York

A mattress and other items have been dumped in the Cornlands Park

Bus shelter in Askham Lane damaged

Council asked to confirm a date when the much promised, never delivered, lay-by on Askham Lane will be constructed?

Hedge on snicket linking Gale Lane and Haddon Close reported. Needs cutting back

Snicket between Haddon Close and Tennent Road needs clearing of litter (not for the first time)

Fly posters advertising a Fair at ROKO Health Club are blighting the City

Far to much litter, broken glass and detritus on Tithe Close/Tedder Road snicket

That was the week that was in pictures

Grass round playgound needs strimming

Dustbowl verges on Gale Lane. We will see whether todays rain prompts grass growth

Litter in The Reeves snicket

Rubbish dumped at entrance to Cornlands park

Weeds overgrowing street furniture on Tennent Road

Dumping and full bin at entrance to Bachelor Hill amenity area

That was the week that was in pictures in West York

Good to see railings, cycle barriers and goal posts getting a coat of paint last week. Hopefully the pitch behind Westfield Place will get an uplift next.

The family triathlon took place at Energise on Saturday

On Thursday residents got their first sight of the Councils plans to fence off most of Chesneys Field. Reaction was sceptical, at best, although an alternative of putting football pitches on the – already secure – Thanet Road (Acorn) sports area was a much more popular idea.

Acomb traders are already gearing up for “Yorkshire Day”

We’ve reported overgrown hedges in the Foxwood area, a street lamp – which has apparently been faulty for over 2 years – and a dumped patio door.

That was the week that was in west York in picture

Local Councillors Sue Hunter and Sheena Jackson led a litter pick at Chesney’s Field. There is a question mark about the future of the park as the Council have allocated £40,000 to spend on fencing and other “improvements”. There is a drop in exhibition at the Acorn Rugby club on Tuesday (4:00pm – 6:00pm) at which plans can be viewed.

Fire damaged a wheat field on Acomb Moor

Sheena is arranging for some damaged trees at the Foxwood park to be trimmed

Sheena and Sue also helped to clean up the Tedder Road play area. Some of the equipment there does need to be refreshed

Great display of flowers greets Yorkshire in Bloom judges as they visit Acomb

Sue joined local resident Andrea Cropper to give the steps on Acomb Green a good clean

We said farewell to the payphone on Acomb Wood Drive. Several will be removed as the inevitable consequence of blanket mobile phone usage.

Sue joined a new group which is meeting at Sanderson House each Thursday morning. Local residents are invited to drop in

A large number of people came to the health walk on Friday – next one on Friday 25 August leaving Foxwood Community Centre Bellhouse Way York YO24 3HY at 10.30am

Unfortunately there have been some instances of vandalism to report this week. The Police have started “Operation Liberate” to coincide with the start of the school holidays. The operation will focus on targeting and decreasing anti-social behaviour across the city of York throughout the summer period. The police say, “Should you witness any anti-social behaviour occurring or are a victim of anti-social behaviour, then please contact us ASAP”

The Foxwood Residents Association had another successful meeting on Thursday

We reported the snickets in The Reeves as being in need of resurfacing

& the week ended with the return of the Acomb market – which was well attended again – while the Foxwood in Bloom contest was also judged