East Riding of Yorkshire Council is joining forces with partners across Europe in a project that aims to reduce CO2 emissions and increase bicycle use by 10 per cent within targeted groups.
The council is hosting the first Bicycles and Intelligent Transport Systems (BITS) Cycling Academy in Beverley on Thursday 26 September, with the aim of bringing together anyone interested in smart cycling and the use of intelligent transport systems to increase the uptake and safety of cycling.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council always aims to be at the forefront of introducing innovative ways to improve residents’ experience of using its services.
In December 2018, a paperless billing system was introduced to give householders the option of viewing their bills online, rather than receiving them through the post. The decision was made to move to paperless billing to reduce the amount of paper printed, which is better for the environment.
E-commerce solutions are no longer reserved for big businesses alone. Countless Beverley entrepreneurs have taken to the Internet in an attempt to promote their products and services to a much wider audience than would have been possible in the past.
While there is no doubt that success equates to the dedication and hard work, we also have to keep in mind what goes on behind the scenes in terms of website design and functionality.
Inspirational presenter, speaker and Paralympian Steve Brown will be in Beverley later this month as he joins in the events ahead of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.
Steve, who is a presenter on programmes such as Countryfile and Springwatch, will be in Saturday Market on Saturday, 21 September to cheer on the para-athletes as they leave Beverley and race to Harrogate.
Students and employers from across Yorkshire are set to benefit from a significant investment in the digital infrastructure at Bishop Burton College.
The college has recently completed a £650,000 project to upgrade its ICT systems, which will provide the platform to train current and future generations of highly skilled workers and provide a valuable contribution to the agriculture sector, in particular.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is supporting Gas Safety Week by raising awareness of the importance of having gas appliances properly checked.
The council’s housing maintenance team will be attending East Riding Leisure Haltemprice on Wednesday 18 September and East Riding Leisure Beverley on Thursday 19 September, between 8.30am and 4pm, to give advice and information.