Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East rounded off a successful year of support for vital causes across the region by confirming that a total of £34,538.40 was raised for its 2020 charity of the year, the local youth homelessness charity, Safe and Sound Homes (SASH).
Assistant Chief Constable Paul Anderson speaks about the new regulations and how communities have pulled together to keep each other safe.
His comments come following news that a part in Beverley was broken up while one person at the event was also arrested for possession of drugs.
MP Graham Stuart has met virtually with Ken and Gail Lunn, the owners of Jack-in-the-Box, an award-winning soft-indoor play centre, based in Beverley, for a frank discussion about the challenges the business and the industry face as a result of Covid-19.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s museum’s team is looking for photographs, documents and stories ahead of a special exhibition commemorating the 200th anniversary of Skidby Mill later this year.
Councillors have agreed unanimously to support a Lib Dem Motion to tackle litter in the region.
It was put forward by Cllr David Nolan and Cllr Linda Johnson who want to see more done to deal with discarded rubbish.
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.
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.
Members of East Riding Leisure can enjoy exclusive online live classes with instructors.
The newly expanded programme now includes 32 classes each week.
MP Graham Stuart has echoed clinicians’ calls for patience as the long-anticipated Covid-19 vaccine continues to be rolled out across the East Riding of Yorkshire, after seeking updates on the progress of its distribution
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Graham Stuart, MP has sought to ensure that schools in his constituency are adequately prepared to provide high-quality remote education.
His comments come following the news that England has entered a third national lockdown.
East Riding Lib Dem Councillors are pushing litter higher up on the Council’s priority list at this Wednesdays Full Council ERYC Meeting.
Hessle Lib Dem Cllr David Nolan is proposing a motion that if adopted would give a greater focus on litter. He said;
There is still time for local community groups, charities and organisations to apply to Beverley Town Council for a grant.
Community groups and organisations are invited to submit applications to the Town Council’s new Small and General Grants Schemes.
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.