Whilst respecting the principals of free speech, Riccall Parish Council expect comments to be decent and inoffensive to others. Any material which the Parish Council considers offensive or defamatory will be removed immediately. This may include all of the comments being removed from certain news stories.

EMAIL PROBLEM 9 & 10 SEPT

Please note that, due to maintenance work on the server, it appears that any emails sent on 9 & 10 Sept to the following email addresses have not been received. Please contact me again if you require a response.

clerk@riccallparishcouncil.org.uk

admin@riccallparishcouncil.org.uk

thanks

Sandra Botham

Clerk to Riccall Parish Council

RE SELBY-CAWOOD-YORK BUS SERVICE

PLEASE SEE UPDATED TIMETABLE DOCUMENT

Further to my earlier email yesterday please find attached a revised timetable for Service 426.  Please disregard the previous Service 426 timetable as we have had to make some amendments.

  

I attach for your information a copy of the timetable for  the revised Service 426.

 

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.

 

SELBY-CAWOOD-YORK BUS ROUTE 42

The Council has decided to step in with its own fleet of vehicles to provide a temporary solution to the loss of two commercial bus services due to the closure of bus operator Utopia Coaches Ltd.

 

We will provide a temporary reduced level of service for the 42 route which serves Selby-Cawood-York and the 492/493 route which serves Sherburn to Knottingley.

 

Due to widespread local concern and a large number of enquiries regarding the loss of the two commercial services previously operated by the company, we have also agreed to investigate a longer term solution to the lack of services on the 42 and the 492/493 routes.

 

This will involve an assessment of passenger usage, the availability of alternative transport provision and the likely cost of providing an alternative service. As part of this work, the Council will issue tenders in the near future to seek prices on several possible options prior to confirming what action can be taken.

 

The temporary service will be in place from Monday 11 September 2017 and I have attached a copy of the timetables for your information.  This information will be available on the Council’s website in the near future: www.northyorks.gov.uk/transportnews.

 

In the meantime if you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact the Public Transport Team

Tel: 01609 780780

 

See pdf document for details and timetable. 

 

A19 FULFORD - 24 HR TRAFFIC LIGHTS CONTINUE

WARNING - 24HR TRAFFIC LIGHTS ON THE A19 FOR 4 WEEKS COMMENCING MONDAY 14TH AUGUST.

 

Over the next couple of weeks Northern Gas Networks will continue the medium pressure gas main diversion within the A19. 

I would advise you to seek alternative routes during this period although I appreciate that this will not be possible for local residents and businesses.

Provision for pedestrians and others using the footpaths will be maintained during these operations. Please follow the directions provided by the signs.

We apologise for any inconvenience for those delayed due to the traffic lights caused by these necessary works.

RUBBISH!!!! THIS IS NOT A TIP

During the summer and particularly after good weekends, it is noticeable that the recycling bins at the Regen Centre are being used as a dumping ground for rubbish and waste accumulated at parties and BBQ’s. The bags of mixed waste have been left unsorted and open. Much of this waste has included food waste, this facility does not deal with food waste, the bins are clearly marked for glass, cans, paper & clothing. The waste must be sorted and deposited in the allocated bins, food is not accepted.   Waste dumped on the floor is open to vermin and gets blown around in the wind.

Dumping of waste in this area constitutes fly-tipping and as such penalties apply.

This facility is an asset for the village residents and we don’t want to risk losing it – if it continues to be used incorrectly we do risk it being removed. The Selby DC operatives are not employed to pick up rubbish but to empty the bins. Please help to use this facility correctly and keep this community asset.

 

A19 FULFORD 24HR TRAFFIC LIGHTS

WARNING - 24HR TRAFFIC LIGHTS ON THE A19 FOR 4 WEEKS COMMENCING MONDAY 14TH AUGUST.

 

Over the next 4 weeks Northern Gas Networks will be carrying out the medium pressure gas main diversion within the A19. This will commence on the Monday 14th August.

Advance warning signs have been in place this week warning of the anticipated delays.

I would advise you to seek alternative routes during this period although I appreciate that this will not be possible for local residents and businesses.

Provision for pedestrians and others using the footpaths will be maintained during these operations. Please follow the directions provided by the signs.

We apologise for any inconvenience for those delayed due to the traffic lights caused by these necessary works.

North Yorkshire County Council – Selby Bypass works to begin next week

Work on the final phase of the reconstruction of Selby bypass is due to start next Wednesday. This will complete a three-phase scheme by North Yorkshire County Council carried out over the past three years to ensure the town has the bypass it needs to support its economic future.

Work is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, 9 August. The anticipated completion date is 13 October. NYCC will look at the possibility of extended working, such as night working, to shorten the timescale.

Advanced notice signs will advise motorists of the area of closure, and the diversion routes around the works will be clearly signed.

For more information please visit www.northyorks.gov.uk/selby-bypass.

GREEN RIBBON DOG WALKERS SCHEME

GREEN RIBBON DOG WALKER

Are you a responsible dog walker, cleaning up after your dog? We are promoting the Green Ribbon dog walking scheme to encourage those who do not pick up after their dog to be more responsible. We will provide you with a green ribbon to tie onto your lead and free poo bags to hand out to other dog walkers who may need one. Please contact the office on 01757 249222 if you are interested.Help us to make the village a cleaner healthier place.

A19 FULFORD ROAD WORKS

WARNING - CONTINUING 24HR TRAFFIC LIGHTS ON THE A19 UNTIL THE END OF THIS WEEK 21ST JULY 2017.

WARNING - CONTINUING USE OF OFF PEAK (9.00am - 3.00pm) TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS ON THE A19 NEXT WEEK COMMENCING 24TH JULY AND CONTINUING FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS.

For a further week from Monday 17th July traffic lights will be in use for 24 hours on a daily basis on the A19 until Friday 21st July to complete service diversions.

From Monday 24th July off peak traffic lights will recommence and remain in place on week days for the next few weeks to facilitate the construction of the old culvert protection slab within the A19.

I would advise you to seek alternative routes during this period although I appreciate that this will not be possible for local residents and businesses.

Provision for pedestrians and others using the footpaths will be maintained during these operations. Please follow the directions provided by the signs.

We apologise for any inconvenience for those delayed due to the traffic lights caused by these necessary works.

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WARNING - CONTINUING 24HR TRAFFIC LIGHTS ON THE A19 UNTIL THE END OF THIS WEEK 21ST JULY 2017.

WARNING - CONTINUING USE OF OFF PEAK (9.00am - 3.00pm) TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS ON THE A19 NEXT WEEK COMMENCING 24TH JULY AND CONTINUING FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS.

 

For a further week from Monday 17th July traffic lights will be in use for 24 hours on a daily basis on the A19 until Friday 21st July to complete service diversions.

From Monday 24th July off peak traffic lights will recommence and remain in place on week days for the next few weeks to facilitate the construction of the old culvert protection slab within the A19.

I would advise you to seek alternative routes during this period although I appreciate that this will not be possible for local residents and businesses.

Provision for pedestrians and others using the footpaths will be maintained during these operations. Please follow the directions provided by the signs.

We apologise for any inconvenience for those delayed due to the traffic lights caused by these necessary works.

 
 
 

 

 

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Previous editions of our newsletters can be accessed on our website here

CAWOOD BRIDGE CLOSURE FOR REPAIRS

Due on site until 15th September 2017, with the road/bridge completely closed to vehicles and pedestrians from 24th July 2017 until 3rd September 2017.

A 6 way traffic light system (4 way at Cawood junction, with 2 additional trafflic light heads vehicle activated on Old Road and King Street) will be in place at times until 15th September 2017 (installed to give the contractor a safety zone to carry out the works to the bridge). The 6 way system will be monitored throughout the works to avoid any major traffic delays. The 6 way system will replace the current 4 way lights at the junction in Cawood, with traffic lights coming from York on the York side of the bridge.

There are plans to have two ambassadors for HGV. One will be stationed at the junction for Kelfield, and the other at the cross roads near Sherburn. This is because the signs are still to be erected to warn HGVs that there is no access over Cawood Bridge.

The contractor will have two site compounds. One will be within the small seating area on the Cawood side, using the first 5 parking bays nearest to this area on Old Road. The other site will be on the York side at the end of Bridge View. All access for local residents and commercial properties will be maintained at all times.

Throughout the majority of works, activity will be carried out under the bridge. There will be a screen in the Pickled Postie to provide more details and diagrams.


CAWOOD BRIDGE REPAIRS PLAN:

Feedback from Cawood residents has prompted North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) to amend proposals for a £1m scheme to strengthen Cawood Bridge and increase the bridge's capacity from 7.5 tonnes to 10 tonnes.

The bridge will need to be closed to road traffic for the installation of the 132 steel plates and erection of scaffolding for use in painting the bridge. This closure will now be carried out during the 2017 school summer holidays, beginning on 25 July and potentially running until 1 September. However, it is anticipated that the work will not require the full closure period as some work is being deferred until next year (2018).

Originally, it was planned to refurbish the motor and electronics that operate the bridge. However, the reduced closure period means there will not be time either to refurbish or replace the motor. Therefore, the County Council intends to return in 2018 to replace the motor and operating system with new, custom-made equipment. This would require a new closure of only a few days in 2018 to remove and replace the equipment.

The parish council has canvassed residents' views on the revised plan and no one has raised an objection.

You can contact the Cawood Bridge Committee via email cawoodbridge@cawoodparishcouncil.co.uk by clicking here.

ROADWORKS KING RUDDING LANE

PLANNED ROAD CLOSURE NOTIFICATION - 13465 King Rudding Lane, Riccall                                           

The Closure will be in place for a period of 3 days between 17th July 2017 and 19th July 2017

The Road Closure and any associated Diversion Routes can be viewed using this URL link https://roadworks.org?tm=169938

Regards

North Yorkshire County Council

COMMUNITY EVENT TO PROMOTE RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP

Selby District Council’s Don’t be a Waster – Reduce, Reuse, Respect campaign is highlighting the issue of dog fouling during July.

We’ve linked up with Dogs Trust to host four community events to promote responsible dog ownership. The events will take place in Riccall, Sherburn in Elmet and Tadcaster.

The event in Riccall will take place on Weds 12 July 11am to 3pm at the Regen Centre.

For more details look at the link http://www.selby.gov.uk/news/media-releases/joining-forces-dogs-trust-tackle-dog-fouling

 

WARNING - CONTINUING USE OF TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS ON THE A19

For a further week from Monday 3rd July traffic lights will be in use on a daily basis on the A19 during the 'off peak' time of 9am to 3pm.
WARNING - CONTINUING USE OF OFF PEAK (9.00am - 3.00pm) TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS ON THE A19 NEXT WEEK.
WARNING - 24HR TRAFFIC LIGHTS ON THE A19 FOR THE FOLLOWING 2 WEEKS FROM MONDAY 10TH JULY.

From Monday the 10th July, for a period of 2 weeks, 24hr traffic lights will be in operation on the A19 to make the final gas and water connections onto the existing mains. Large pits are required to be excavated and left open within the highway in order to install the equipment to make the connections. The connections will take several days. 
Advance warning signs will be erected several days in advance of the works commencing.
I would advise you to seek alternative routes during this period although I appreciate that this will not be possible for local residents and businesses.


Provision for pedestrians and others using the footpaths will be maintained during these operations. Please follow the directions provided by the signs.

We apologise for any inconvenience for those delayed due to the traffic lights caused by these necessary works.

A19 FULFORD TRAFFIC LIGHT W/C 26 JUNE 2017

WARNING - USE OF OFF PEAK (9.30am - 3.30pm) TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS ON THE A19 FROM MONDAY 26TH JUNE FOR TWO WEEKs 

 

From Monday 26th June traffic lights will be in use on a daily basis during 'off peak' times for a period of approximately 2 weeks (week days only).
Pleased be warned that a further period of 24hr traffic lights will be required on the A19 to make the final gas connection onto the old pipe. Further details will be issued in your next newsletter when we have confirmed the dates.

Provision for pedestrians and others using the footpaths will be maintained during these operations. Please follow the directions provided by the signs.

We apologise for any inconvenience for those delayed due to the traffic lights caused by these necessary works.

WARNING - USE OF OFF PEAK (9.30am - 3.30pm) TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS ON THE A19 FROM MONDAY 19TH JUNE FOR ONE WEEK

From Monday 19th June traffic lights will be in use on a daily basis during 'off peak' times for a period of approximately 5 days.
Pleased be warned that a further period of 24hr traffic lights will be required on the A19 to make the final gas connection onto the old pipe. Further details will be issued in your next newsletter when we have confirmed the dates.

Provision for pedestrians and others using the footpaths will be maintained during these operations. Please follow the directions provided by the signs.

We apologise for any inconvenience for those delayed due to the traffic lights caused by these necessary works.

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