What Council Services Will Open When Lockdown Ends

What Council Services Will Open When Lockdown Ends
December 1, 2020

Following the latest government announcement, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced how East Riding Museums and East Riding Libraries will operate from Wednesday, 2 December, under Tier 3 restrictions.

East Riding Museums: Beverley Art Gallery, Skidby Mill, Beverley Guildhall, and Goole Museum will remain closed.

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WISHH Charity Launches Help The NHS With The National Elf Service

WISHH Charity Launches Help The NHS With The National Elf Service
November 30, 2020

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, which is responsible for Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital have to look at Christmas a little differently this year. 

Traditionally, generous members of our community, businesses and sporting teams deliver an astonishing amount of Christmas gifts for the areas sickest children the hospitals care for. 

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Christmas And New Year Buses Announced

Christmas And New Year Buses Announced
November 30, 2020

Local bus company East Yorkshire have announced their Christmas bus schedules, including special Boxing Day services across the region.

The company’s buses will be running to different timetables between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day, with extensive services also running on Boxing Day this year.

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CADEY Committee Meets For Update On Campaign To Boost Lifesaving Defibrillators

CADEY Committee Meets For Update On Campaign To Boost Lifesaving Defibrillators
November 27, 2020

The CADEY committee, chaired by Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart, has met virtually for an update on its campaign to increase the number of lifesaving defibrillators across the constituency.

Formed in 2018, CADEY – standing for Community Access Defibrillators East Yorkshire – identified 63 communities without a publicly accessible defibrillator when it was formed. This has since been reduced by more than half by offering match-funding schemes with parish councils, as well as by asking businesses to use community funds to help purchase them.

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Conservative Association Misrepresented Says Chairman

Conservative Association Misrepresented Says Chairman
November 26, 2020

Beverley & Holderness Conservative Association chairman Simon Reevell says it is a pity that they have been misrepresented with regard to a grant issued to them.

His comments come following backlash after it emerged the Association received a small business coronavirus cash grant of £10,000.

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Carers Rights Day – Know Your Rights

Carers Rights Day - Know Your Rights
November 26, 2020

Carers Rights Day 2020 takes place on Thursday, 26 November and this year’s theme is to know your rights.

Carers, both paid and unpaid, have done some incredible work throughout the pandemic and continue to work tirelessly in order to look after their loved ones during such distressing times.

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MP Visits East Riding Theatre In Wake Of Government Funding Boost

MP Visits East Riding Theatre In Wake Of Government Funding Boost
November 25, 2020

MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, has paid a visit to East Riding Theatre to meet its general manager Sue Kirkman following its £72,522 Government grant.

Theatres up and down the country have largely been forced to close their doors since March, which has meant East Riding Theatre has instead focused on maintaining an active online programme of events, with the help of locally-based freelancers.

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New Organ Donation Law In England Already Saving Lives

New Organ Donation Law In England Already Saving Lives
November 24, 2020

Six months since Max and Keira’s Law (Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 2020) came into effect in England and saw the country shift to an ‘opt-out’ system for organ donation.

The new law, which saw England change to an opt-out system alongside Wales and Jersey, means that people in England are now considered as willing to donate, unless they have opted out, are in one of the excluded groups[1] or have told their family they don’t want to donate.

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