Graham Stuart MP Looks For Post-Brexit Update On Ports

Graham Stuart MP Looks For Post-Brexit Update On Ports
January 18, 2021

MP Graham Stuart has sought an update on the situation at the Humber’s docks following the end of the UK’s transition period with the EU at the end of 2020.

The UK and the EU finalised a long-awaited ‘Trade & Cooperation Agreement’ on Christmas Eve last year – just a week before both parties had been set to begin trading without an agreement.

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Popular Elwell Trail Around Historic Beverley Extended

January 18, 2021

The popular Elwell Trail, which consisted of 22 reproductions of paintings by Fred or Mary Elwell displayed on external walls in various locations in or near Beverley town centre, has been extended by adding 6 new works. These include three by Mary Elwell, two by Fred Elwell and one by Fred’s nephew Ken Elwell.

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Virtual Quiz Raises Much Needed Funds For Children’s Charity

Virtual Quiz Raises Much Needed Funds For Children’s Charity
January 15, 2021

A total of £1,250 was raised for charity at the Forrester Boyd Annual Christmas Quiz which took place virtually at the end of last year.

Forrester Boyd, one of the largest accountancy firms in the region, held its 7th Annual Christmas Quiz which was hosted virtually on YouTube and attended by over 100 professionals who came together for this fantastic event.

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Libraries Continue To Offer Order And Collect Service During Lockdown

Libraries Continue To Offer Order And Collect Service During Lockdown
January 14, 2021

East Riding Libraries are reminding customers that they are still offering their ‘Order and Collect’ service – customers can either phone their library or order books and then collect from their specified East Riding Library once available. 

Books can be returned to any East Riding Library during opening hours and will be quarantined for three days before being cleaned and returned to shelves.

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One Stop Convenience Store To Open At Flemingate Center

One Stop Convenience Store To Open At Flemingate Center
January 14, 2021

A new convenience store is opening at Beverley’s Flemingate centre to provide a valuable service to people in the town during the lockdown and beyond.

The One Stop store, next to the Premier Inn hotel and close to the entrance to Flemingate’s multi-storey car park, will sell groceries, toiletries and other daily essentials, as well as newspapers and magazines. It will be open seven days a week, from 7am each day.

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Taking Back Control In 2021

Taking Back Control In 2021
January 14, 2021

Who would have thought that at this time last year, we would be on the brink of encountering an unprecedented global pandemic, one that will go down in the history books?

It feels like a bit of a groundhog day at the moment, however, back in lockdown again, hoping that we can see some light at the end of the tunnel. 

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Compostable Carrier Bags Introduced By Thomas The Baker

Compostable Carrier Bags Introduced By Thomas The Baker
January 14, 2021

A baker with shops across Yorkshire and the North East has pledged to work towards having 100% green packaging with the launch of a new compostable bag – a first in the industry.

Replacing all of its plastic carriers from January, Thomas the Baker will instead be offering customers TUV-certified compostable bags made from potato starch.

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Reopening High Streets Safely Fund To Offer Interactive Support To Town Centre Businesses

Reopening High Streets Safely Fund To Offer Interactive Support To Town Centre Businesses
January 13, 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is offering free online business support workshops – delivered by retail specialists – for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in town centres across the East Riding.

The council has commissioned specialist consultants The Retail Group to provide business growth workshops, which will provide practical ideas and suggestions about how SMEs can adapt, evolve and improve their performances over the coming months.

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