East Riding Leisure Are Looking For Customer Opinions

East Riding Leisure Are Looking For Customer Opinions
August 11, 2020

Since East Riding Leisure reopened their sites on 25 July, they have launched a short survey for visitors.

It is aimed at trying to help gain feedback with regard to the monitoring of the procedures which they implemented following their earlier reopening survey back in June.

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Daisy Appeal Urges Supporters To Take To The Roads For Virtual Events

Daisy Appeal Urges Supporters To Take To The Roads For Virtual Events
August 11, 2020

A charity which is working to establish an internationally renowned scanning centre in the Hull and Humber area is urging cyclists and runners across the region to show their support in two major fundraising events.

The Daisy Appeal, which is planning to open a Molecular Imaging Research (MIR) Centre at Castle Hill Hospital early next year, is targeting the My Prudential RideLondon cycle challenge and the Great North Run to boost its bid to raise £8.2m.

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East Yorkshire’s First Luxury Bike Buses Arrive On The Region’s Roads

East Yorkshire’s First Luxury Bike Buses Arrive On The Region’s Roads
August 10, 2020

Hull and East Yorkshire will become one of the first areas in the country to have bike-friendly buses, in a £2m investment by one of the region’s leading public transport operators.

Bus company East Yorkshire has bought eight state of the art, environmentally friendly new double-decker buses, costing £260,000 each, all of which have special racks to carry bikes on board.

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New Systems In Place At Local Libraries Which Re-Open Monday

New Systems In Place At Local Libraries Which Re-Open Monday
August 7, 2020

East Riding Libraries are pleased to announce that they will be opening their doors for browsing from Monday, 10 August. 

Each library has been working hard to put the systems in place to welcome customers back safely, supported by the government announcement that face coverings will be compulsory in libraries by that time.  

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MP Welcomes Extra Cash For East Riding Council To Support Local Services

MP Welcomes Extra Cash For East Riding Council To Support Local Services
August 6, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed the news that East Riding Council has received a further £2.4 million from the Government in July, to take their total share of additional coronavirus funding to just over £21 million.

The new money comes as part of a £500 million package of un-ringfenced funding for councils up and down the country, to help them continue to deliver crucial frontline services and support those most in need.

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East Riding College Joins TEC Partnership

East Riding College Joins TEC Partnership
August 3, 2020

East Riding College merged with the TEC Partnership on 31 July.  The TEC Partnership is a dynamic and innovative group of colleges and training providers and is already one of England’s largest and most successful providers of further and higher education.

As part of the TEC Partnership, the College will retain its influence, identity and ability to deliver its mission within the dynamic of the wider partnership.  

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Libraries And Customer Services Continue To Be Essential Community Hubs

Libraries And Customer Services Continue To Be Essential Community Hubs
August 3, 2020

East Riding Libraries and Customer Services are delighted to have reopened as lockdown restrictions have eased.

Since re-opening on Monday, 6 July, the teams have dealt with thousands of queries and book reservations, and just as many books returned. However, during the lockdown, the teams focused on the other main purpose of Libraries and Customer Services – the local community.

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Long-Serving College Governor Steps Down As Chair

Long-Serving College Governor Steps Down As Chair
July 28, 2020

East Riding College said farewell to its long-serving Chair of the Corporation at the end of July. 

Local businessman Simon Wright joined the board of governors at the college fifteen years ago when the Beverley campus was based at the old Gallows Lane site and before the current Bridlington campus was built. 

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The Global Big Latch On Breastfeeding Event Goes Virtual

The Global Big Latch On Breastfeeding Event Goes Virtual
July 28, 2020

World Breastfeeding Week takes place annually, and this year falls on 1-7 August.

To preface this important awareness week, a celebration called The Big Latch On will occur on Friday 31 July between 10am and 11am, in which families from all over the world are invited to breastfeed and offer peer support to each other.

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Trendy Teds Dress To Impress In Daisy Appeal Fundraising Bid

Trendy Teds Dress To Impress In Daisy Appeal Fundraising Bid
July 28, 2020

Best-dressed bears are bringing a touch of Savile Row style to the efforts of a charity striving to establish an internationally renowned scanning centre at Castle Hill Hospital.

The Daisy Appeal has partnered with Cock of the Walk tailors in Hull and has secured the sewing skills of an eager volunteer to offer a range of trendy teds for sale.

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New Podcast Released By Beverley’s Art Gallery

New Podcast Released By Beverley's Art Gallery
July 28, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery has released a new podcast in the series called ‘It’s in the BAG – a Beverley Art Gallery podcast’.

The first episode in the series was all about Beverley artist Fred Elwell. While the latest edition concerns his wife, Mary Elwell, following the recent online celebrations of the 150th anniversary of Fred’s birth.

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