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28 December 2018

NEWS: York flood defence upgrades are set to start within months

WORK is expected to start in the spring on upgrading flood defences alongside the River Ouse in York. The project in the North Street area, upstream of Ouse Bridge, will be the first to get underway on the ground through a £45 million investment in flood alleviation across York announced after the 2015 flooding disaster. The Environment Agency revealed [...]

15 December 2018

The Budget – Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Better than expected economic news suggests that austerity may be coming to an end. On Budget Day the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, was able to draw on several better-than-expected tax receipts to announce that austerity was “finally coming to an end”. The upgraded forecasts for growth and lower government spending meant that Mr Hammond could inject [...]

5 December 2018

Property Developer puts forward plans for Business Park near Designer Outlet in York

Consultations are underway for recent plans proposed by Oakgate Group to develop a new business park on the outskirts of York near the Designer Outlet, which they propose could deliver 2000 jobs to the city. If approved the development will include new business offices, restuarants, childcare facilities and a gymnasium. The exact location of the site [...]