Trust Collapse Sparks Calls For Council To Take Over Impacted School

Trust Collapse Sparks Calls Council To Take Over Impacted School
September 11, 2017

The collapse of the Wakefield City Academies Trust which has left Goole High School in turmoil has led to campaigners calling for the return of failed schools to local authority control.

When Goole High School became an Academy in 2011 it was rated as Excellent. After 6 years under the control of the Academy Trust it’s now mired in failure.

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Cllr Healy Welcomes News That GP Surgery Is To Be Expanded

Cllr Healy Welcomes News That GP Surgery Is To Be Expanded
September 5, 2017

Cllr Denis Healy has welcomed news that plans to allow a surgery in Molescroft to expand and keep up with demand being put on local medical resources.

Cllr Healy who represents people in St Mary’s Ward says people in his patch are concerned with the level of development and lack on infrastructure to support the growth in population.

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Cllr Healy Looks To Consult With Residents Over Parking Issues

Cllr Healy Looks To Consult With Residents Over Parking Issues
August 11, 2017

Councillor Denis Healy has launched a consultation with people living on the site of the former Westwood Hospital.

The consultation has come about after some local residents contacted him calling for a Controlled Parking Zone to stop members of the public from parking outside their houses and restricting access for residents.

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Tension Mounts In East Riding As Decision Is Awaited On Future Of Urgent Care

Tension Mounts In East Riding As Decision Is Awaited On Future Of Urgent Care
August 2, 2017

Following the announcement by the East Riding of Yorkshire CCG in March 2016 that it had plans to close the MIU units in Hornsea and Withernsea, Graham Stuart MP, Member of Parliament for Beverley & Holderness launched a hard-hitting campaign to stop the CCG from closing MIU units in Hornsea and Withernsea, supported by the Hornsea League of Friends, the Withernsea and District Health Forum, and the Holderness Health Alliance.

The survey conducted by the CCG as part of its consultation found very limited public support for the package of proposals, despite a number of very leading questions. In Holderness 90% of people did not agree with the question asking whether they would be prepared to travel further to visit an Urgent Care Centre.

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MP Pushes NHS England To Improve Dentist Availability In Beverley & Holderness

MP Pushes NHS England To Improve Dentist Availability In Beverley & Holderness
July 24, 2017

Graham Stuart, Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, has pressed NHS England to improve the provision of NHS dentistry across the local area.

Of the practices listed by NHS England as providing access for patients in Beverley, none are currently accepting new NHS patients, and the situation is little better in the rest of the constituency. Residents have been told that they will need to travel as far as Cottingham or Hull in the hope of obtaining dentistry through the NHS.

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DUP Deal Shows How ‘Impotent’ Yorkshire’s MPs Are

DUP Deal Shows How ‘Impotent’ Yorkshire’s MPs Are
June 27, 2017

Yorkshire Party Leader, Stewart Arnold says the deal struck between the Conservative Party and the DUP shows just how impotent Yorkshire’s  MPs are.

His comments come after the DUP confirmed they would support Theresa May in return for a number of concessions including an additional £1 billion in funding over a two year period.

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Figures Show Not Enough Affordable Homes Are Being Built In Beverley

New Figures Show Not Enough Affordable Homes Are Being Built In Beverley
June 22, 2017

Councillor Denis Healy is calling on East Riding of Yorkshire Council to make sure that property developers build the right proportion of affordable homes.

Figures revealed show that developers are being allowed to build too many expensive executive homes, whilst falling short of the Council’s targets for smaller, more affordable properties.

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Yorkshire Party Celebrates After They See An Increase Votes Won

Yorkshire Party Celebrates After They See An Increase Votes Won
June 10, 2017

In comparison to the General Election of 2015 when the Yorkshire Party secured 6,600 votes from its 14 candidates, in Thursday’s poll the party gained 20,958 from 21 candidates.

For the candidate in Beverley & Holderness Lee Walton, they saw an increase of 0.08pc as beating in the Greens winning a total of 1,158 votes.

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