YOPA Festival Team 2018

Saturday 9 June saw York Pride carried its carnival of colours through the city and down to the Knavesmire for a family friendly, day of celebrations, uniting people together in the spirit of goodwill and unspoken compassion and understanding, a vision we hope will...
A Day in Westfield Ward with Ways to Wellbeing

A Day in Westfield Ward with Ways to Wellbeing

By Sam Fawcett, Ways to Wellbeing Practitioner 9am: The Early Bird 9am: My day starts at York Medical Group’s Acomb Road Surgery. Some of my clearest thinking happens in the morning, so that’s when I like to do my practical tasks and organising, including emails...

NHS At 70 – support your community!

The NHS is turning 70 this year and NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group would like our community and groups to get involved. What better way to celebrate one of the nation’s most loved institutions than with a cup of tea?  We are encouraging our population...
People Helping People: Celebrations, art, community.

People Helping People: Celebrations, art, community.

At the start of Volunteering Awareness Week on Monday 4 June, we celebrated together at the Priory Street Centre with our People Helping People partner organisations including City of York Council, active citizens and volunteers across the city. It was a packed agenda...
A City of the Future – One Planet York

A City of the Future – One Planet York

With the onset of summer most would agree there’s few places better to live, work and visit than the fine city of York. As if evidence was needed, The Times recently declared York the UK’s best place to live, describing it as ‘a mini metropolis with a rich history and...
What is community?

What is community?

What is community? Somewhere where everyone belongs, feels accepted, valued and plays a part. Somewhere you know your neighbours and you feel safe to explore, challenge and try out new things together. Where you’re always happy to lend a hand or a cup of sugar as...
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