Call for Sites Consultation Available and Open for the Submission of Sites

Start Date: 17/04/24 5:00 PM

North Yorkshire Council has reached another early milestone in the preparation of its new local plan for North Yorkshire with the start of the process called the ‘call for sites’. This stage is an opportunity for land owners, site promoters, developers or other interested parties to put sites forward for consideration in the new local plan to meet the future needs of the area.

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Gypsy family urged to reconsider proposal

At the NYC meeting on 21st March 2024 to discuss this planning application, submitted in 2022 by Mr Sykes, plus their additional more recent application to run a puppy farm on site, NYC councillors decided to defer the decisions pending investigation of further aspects of the applications.

Please see the link below.

Mayoral Election York & North Yorkshire

The York and North Yorkshire Mayor will be chosen by you in the first York and North Yorkshire Mayoral election on Thursday 2 May 2024

The Mayor will lead the York and North Yorkshire Combined Authority, with investment of £540 million to be spent over the next 30 years. The Mayor and Combined Authority will have powers and responsibilities devolved to them by central government. This includes powers to improve the supply and quality of housing and funds to improve transport.

You must be registered to vote in this election by 16 April 2024.

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Traveller Camp Newsletter


Please see details of this planning application from 2022 which you will be familiar with. This relates to the illegal traveller site at Cornborough which has continued to be developed without planning permission and is seeking to be expanded to a puppy farm, as reported in the Sheriff Hutton News. It seems NYC have now decided to revisit this application following no decision back in 2022 and are seeking views again. Please see details below and how to attend the planning meeting on 21st March at 10am which will take place at Ryedale House, Old Malton Road, Malton, YO17 7HH, or how you can comment.

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