Libraries And Customer Service Centres To Reopen From Monday

Libraries And Customer Service Centres To Reopen From Monday
April 9, 2021

East Riding Council has announced details of the reopening of East Riding Libraries, Mobile Libraries, and its Customer Service Centres and Multi-Service Centres from Monday, 12 April, in line with the government’s roadmap.

East Riding Libraries will continue to offer the Order and Collect service at the door for those customers who prefer to use it, and will also be open for limited browsing (maximum of 30 minutes, which may be reduced at the busiest times). 

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Huge Increase In Downloads Of Free Ebooks And Audiobooks From East Riding Libraries

Huge Increase In Downloads Of Free Ebooks And Audiobooks From East Riding Libraries
April 6, 2021

East Riding Libraries have seen a huge 329% increase in the number of eBooks downloaded since March 2020, and a 95.5% increase in the number of audiobooks downloaded free with their library memberships.

Librarian Pamela Taylor-Bramwell explained:  “We’ve been delighted to have welcomed over 4,500 new members (in addition to our 45,000 existing members!) since March 2020.

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Rick Roberts Shares Top Tips To Get Your Hair In Shape For Your Covid Comeback

Rick Roberts Shares Top Tips To Get Your Hair In Shape For Your Covid Comeback
April 6, 2021

Hair salons are soon to be inundated with eager customers keen to get their hair cut and coloured, following the UK’s recent (and hopefully final) lockdown.

While you wait for your appointment, local stylist Rick Roberts, who was recently named Afro Hairdresser of the Year 2020 at HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards, has a few last-minute tips before you’re reunited with your stylist.

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£1.2 Million Improvement Scheme Planned For Busy Roundabout

£1.2 Million Improvement Scheme Planned For Busy Roundabout
April 6, 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is developing a £1.2 million scheme to improve the A164 junction with the B1232 at Willerby, also known as The Ketch roundabout.

Queues are often formed on the approaches to the roundabout, particularly on the B1232 from Willerby as motorists wait to turn right onto the A164 towards Beverley. Traffic is forecast to increase in the future with new housing to be built in the area.

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Digital Resource For Carers Launch

Digital Resource For Carers Launch
April 5, 2021

A new digital platform has been created to host a wealth of support, advice and free resources for informal carers in the East Riding who need access to information that is relevant to their situation.

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Spring Is In The Air At Shepherd’s Rest

Spring Is In The Air At Shepherd’s Rest
April 4, 2021

Meet the shepherdess welcoming new arrivals to Risby Homes’ Shepherd’s Rest in Beverley, a 74-home development of two, three and four-bed properties located off Shepherd Lane close to Minster Way.

Alongside 35 new home buyers, Risby Homes’ site coordinator Amy Barrett has welcomed three new lambs to her flock so far this spring, a flock which inspired the name for the latest development by award-winning East Yorkshire housebuilder Risby Homes.

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Beverley Man Fined £3,119 For Fly-Tipping Offences

Beverley Man Fined £3,119 For Fly-Tipping Offences
April 3, 2021

A man from Beverley has been ordered to pay £3,119.41 after two incidents of fly-tipping in August 2019.

Dominic Dixon, of Canterbury Close, Beverley, pleaded not guilty to an offence under Section 33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 when attending court in January 2020. Following delays due to COVID-19, the case was heard at Hull Magistrates Court on 25 March 2021 with Mr Dixon failing to attend court.

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Residents Reminded Over Essential Visits Only To Local Tip

Residents Reminded Over Essential Visits Only To Local Tip
April 2, 2021

Residents in the East Riding are being reminded that Household Waste Recycling Sites remain open, but to consider whether their visit is essential.

Many sites across the East Riding have seen an increase in residents using the centres over the most recent lockdown which has led to long waits to use the sites, and queues developing on the highways leading up to the entrances.

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Strada Music Awarded Cash From Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Strada Music Awarded Cash From Government’s Culture Recovery Fund
April 2, 2021

Strada Music in East Yorkshire has received a grant from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover during this crisis.

Strada Music works with musicians and singers from all over the British Isles and around the world and takes them to theatres, art centres, festivals, clubs and community venues throughout this country and beyond.

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