East Riding College has announced that their Principal Mike Welsh will retire in Spring 2022. During his 4 and-a-half years in the post, Mike led the College through a very successful merger with TEC Partnership and raised quality and standards, achieving a Good OfSTED rating.
Bus company East Yorkshire have announced their Christmas bus schedules, including special Boxing Day services across the region.
East Yorkshire’s buses will be running to different timetables between Christmas Eve and 3 January 2022.
When a local writer, Hazel Hutchinson, found an old suitcase stuffed with letters, it was the beginning of a journey of discovery.
The letters dated back to the 1950s, when her father was in the Merchant Navy and her mother was at home in Hull.
Two Ridings Community Foundation are calling on local people and businesses to donate to their Surviving Winter appeal as requests for support from people all over the region are coming in.
The Surviving Winter appeal, launched last month, has already raised £5,000 to support vulnerable people through the harsh winter period, but from the requests for support coming in, much more is needed
Oxfam Beverley at 56 Toll Gavel is appealing for volunteers to help run the shop next year, and raise funds to help the world’s poorest.
Christmas is the busiest time of the year in the retail calendar, making millions for Oxfam’s work beating poverty around the world, but just after Christmas is when many generous donors give unwanted gifts to the charity or just have a good old clear out.
Customers at Genuine Gents, the Beverley men’s hairdressers, have raised £178 for its Movember charity raffle fundraising campaign towards cancer research.
The first prize winner of Genuine Gents hair and skin products including aftershave, hair tonic, skincare product, and wax was Lewis Nightingale; the second prize of a full-service treatment and the third prize of additional treatment at his next haircut was were also won.
The Beverley Christmas Lights Appeal Group is holding its last-ever fundraising event in Saturday Market on Saturday, 11 December – a tombola on their charity stall.
The tombola will be the final event after more than 15 years as a collective of fund-raising including retailers and citizens. The group has organised a variety of events which have raised over £50,000 to light up Beverley at Christmas.
A historic building in Beverley has undergone major refurbishment and restoration work to enable a growing college to expand its operations in the town.
Flemingate House, which is almost 200 years old, has undergone a £525,000 transformation to bring it back into use as the Beverley base of Linkage College, part of Linkage Community Trust.
For the second year in a row Home Instead Beverley and Hull have been declared a ‘5 star’ employer, showing that care is a worthwhile career path to take. The home care company’s employees have commended the company for factors such as top quality training opportunities and supportive leadership.
The supporters and guests at Beaver Park were treated to an early Christmas present from the players of Huddersfield YMCA and Beverley. Both teams battled to the end and delivered a very entertaining game of rugby with a thrilling finish.
A crunch game, two mid-table teams needing to find more points in the league, who delivered an exhilarating afternoon of rugby with the home team finishing victorious 34-30.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is inviting residents to provide their views to the Council on climate change in the East Riding through an interactive online questionnaire.
Residents will be able to use an interactive map of East Riding to highlight locations where there are opportunities for further positive climate action and express any opinions about climate change more generally through a series of questions.
The growth of the internet gambling industry is a result of technological advancements. It’s unsurprising, then, that some experts predict these advances will soon begin to shape society.
The plethora of games previously available only in brick-and-mortar casinos have now been ported to the online realm. It’s extremely accessible, gives privacy, the process is straightforward, and you no longer need to gamble in person.
Skidby Windmill is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, East Riding children and young people were invited to enter a competition to draw or create an original image of the landscape, buildings and area around the mill.
Athletics club and charity, Fitmums & Friends is proud to announce that its founder and chief officer, Sam Barlow BEM, is a regional winner of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year’s Unsung Hero 2021 Award.
The BBC Sports Personality of the Year’s Unsung Hero Award recognises the volunteers in sport whose efforts are making a difference to our communities. This year’s winner for BBC East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire is Sam Barlow, founder and chief officer of local charity, Fitmums & Friends.
Barratt Developments Yorkshire East is supporting education workers in and around Hull who play an integral role in their communities, by donating a contribution for every sale to the new home owner’s nursery, school, college or university.
CBD has been swiftly becoming more and more popular over the last few years. Not only is it therapeutic, but CBD flower also offers a unique taste profile that can’t be found in other types of cannabis products.
This level of popularity has not only increased the amount of research being done to figure out what CBD can do but has also opened the way for many different consumption methods.
Christmas period policing operations have begun as the police look to safeguard the community during the festive period.
Humberside Police say they will pay particular focus that affects the most vulnerable at this time of year.
Two developers with specialist experience in the health and social care sector have revealed multimillion-pound plans for a new residential home and 14 houses in an expanding East Yorkshire market town.
LNT Care Developments of Leeds and Beverley-based Lovel Developments have submitted two applications covering the project on a 1.37-acre site in Market Weighton which is earmarked for development.