Covid-19 Local Support Contacts

Selby and Ainsty Local Support

If you need help during this difficult time, please get in touch and I will put you in touch with any local groups who are offering support where you live.

Budget boost - Major upgrade for the A1 through our region

The stretch of the A1 from the end of the Motorway section at Darrington going towards the Doncaster by-pass is to be upgraded to modern motorway standard. The road is one of the most congested in the region and is the source of many hold ups and accidents. 

Flood compensation schemes now operational

I am pleased to confirm that Selby District Council have put in place the full range of Government funded compensation schemes and some additional local schemes to help those affected by flooding.

Details of the compensation schemes can be found here

Flooding Advice

Firstly, I would like to send my best wishes to everyone affected by the flooding of the recent week and those who are threatened by the weather to come. I have visited several communities affected and I know there is a lot of work going on to help prepare for potential flooding.

Selby District’s 9th Jobs Fair

Business is booming in Selby District. As businesses expand they need more staff and as a result there will be hundreds of jobs on offer from over 30 employers at the Selby Jobs Fair on Thursday 26 September.

£9M go ahead for Tadcaster Flood Defence project

The Government has announced £62.35M of additional funding for flood defence schemes in England. Much of this will benefit projects across the Northern Powerhouse. Tadcaster has done  especially well with £9M from the total of £62.35M.