Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, along with Steve Montgomery, Managing Director of FirstGroup, Hull Trains’ owners, this week held an urgent, Ministerial-level discussion on the severe impact of coronavirus on Hull Trains.
The talks with the Rail Minister, Chris Heaton-Harris MP, were arranged at short notice in recognition of the firm’s ongoing difficulties.
People in Hull and the East Riding are being urged to take part in the biggest ‘thank-you’ the country has ever seen on the birthday of the NHS this weekend, culminating in an epic pause for applause at 5pm on Sunday.
This major country-wide coming together will thank all those who have been helping us through the pandemic and recognise the vital community connections that continue to support us all.
Works to the Clubhouse at Beverley & East Riding Lawn Tennis Club have been completed with the help of £70,000 from East Riding of Yorkshire Council as part of Commuted Sums from local housing developments.
In addition to the £70,000 from Commuted Sums, Beverley and East Riding Lawn Tennis Club have put around £29,000 of their own funds towards the project.
Patients in Hull and East Yorkshire can access medical advice and help from their GP – without needing to visit their local GP practice in person or wait on the phone.
The free online GP practice service, which can be used at any time of the day, can save people time because it removes the need for them to make unnecessary phone calls or trips to their GP practice to request the help they need.
One of the Humber region’s largest independent accountancy firms has acquired Hull-based accountancy practice Graybrowne.
The acquisition is part of Forrester Boyd’s growth strategy as they evolve from a ‘traditional’ accountancy practice to a firm that delivers a holistic range of services and provides a solid geographic footprint in the centre of the City of Hull from which to expand their reach further.
A Beverley-based developer is in final discussions with potential operators for a project to create a petrol station, convenience store and business units after councillors welcomed the proposals.
Lovel Capital Projects, part of Lovel Property Holdings Ltd, will now work on details of the scheme to transform the site in Killingwoldgraves Lane, on the outskirts of Beverley, which is the former home of Teckno Developments, a wallpaper and fabric pattern books manufacturer which was destroyed by fire in 2009.
Following the government announcement last week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued updates about the first phase of the reopening of its libraries, mobile libraries, and Customer Service Centres.
To ensure the safety of customers and staff, the facilities will look very different to the service provided before lockdown. Social distancing guidelines and safety will guide the way in which these services will operate.
Following the government announcement last week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued updates about the first phase of the reopening of its museums including Goole, Beverley Guildhall and the Treasure House, as well as the archives service.
To ensure the safety of customers and staff, the facilities will look very different from the service provided before lockdown. Social distancing guidelines and safety will guide the way in which museums, the Archives and the Treasure House will operate.
East Riding businesses who provide goods and services to the local retail, leisure and hospitality industry and have so far failed to secure Government grants during the COVID-19 pandemic may now be eligible to apply for new funding.
Minimum grants of £5,000 are being made available to those eligible businesses directly involved in the supply chain to those in the retail, leisure and hospitality sector and who have a rateable value of more than £15,000 and less than £51,000.