Street lighting in residential streets and some key traffic routes across the Selby district are set for midnight black-outs when a new Council policy is implemented.
A Selby area Councillor has hit out after it emerged County Hall officials could be planning to close two of the district's 'Sure Start' children's centres.
Almost nine out of ten primary school leavers in the county will be moving on to the high school of their choice this September.
Road users in Selby are to be hit by another month of traffic misery in March when a major route is to be closed to inbound traffic.
Cap-in-hand County Councillors have asked the Government for a multi-million pound hand-out to help it pay the bill for fixing Selby's beleaguered bypass.
As the cold spell continues residents across the county are being reminded of the importance of using grit from roadside bins responsibly.
Budgets and for the year ahead are currently being set at the various Councils and other bodies that serve the Selby area.