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