Funding Secured To Support Victims During Covid Emergency

Additional Covid Emergency Funding Secured To Support Victims
November 19, 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside, Keith Hunter, has secured an additional £82,000 funding from the Ministry of Justice.

Money obtained will be used to support victims of some of the most serious crimes throughout the coming winter. Traditionally, winter tends to be when the demand for services is at their highest. 

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MP Meets St John Ambulance For Coronavirus Response Update

MP Meets St John Ambulance For Coronavirus Response Update
November 19, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has met with the Chair of the Humber County Priory Group for St John Ambulance to discuss how the charity has worked to support the NHS throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

The meeting also comes after news that St John Ambulance is to close its Morton Lane base in Beverley, following a coronavirus-catalysed review of the charity’s estate.

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Active Travel Fund Cash Welcomed By Councillors And MP

Active Travel Fund Cash Welcomed By Councillors And MP
November 18, 2020

Funding awarded to East Riding Council to promote walking and cycling has been welcomed by local councillors and MP.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council will receive £467,400 from the Government’s Active Travel Fund. Both Cllr Denis Healy and MP Graham Stuart have welcomed the news.

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Appeal Launched To Help Vulnerable People In Yorkshire

Appeal Launched To Help Vulnerable People In Yorkshire
November 18, 2020

This winter, vulnerable people in North and East Yorkshire will be colder, hungrier, more isolated, and more anxious than ever before.

As a result, the Two Ridings Community Foundation is launching an emergency appeal to raise £100,000. This money will be used for essential funding for the charities, voluntary organisations and community groups that will provide a vital lifeline to our region.

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Poetry Competition – Final Chance To Enter For 2020

Poetry Competition - Final Chance To Enter For 2020
November 17, 2020

Time is running out to enter the East Riding Festival of Words Poetry Competition for 2020. It will reach its climax with an online event on Saturday, 28 January 2021.

The event will celebrate the winning poets, hear from the judges, and listen to the winning poems. However, the closing date for entries to be submitted and paid for will be Saturday, 28 November 2020.

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Swift Action Sees 29 Wedding Ceremonies Pulled Forward

Swift Action Sees 29 Wedding Ceremonies Pulled Forward
November 16, 2020

Couples in the East Riding were able to beat the clock and bring forward their wedding ceremonies before going into lockdown.

Staff from East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s registration and celebratory services team pulled out all the stops. They wanted to ensure couples could tie the knot before the second lockdown came into effect.

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New Web Pages To Support The Local Armed Forces Community

New Web Pages To Support The Local Armed Forces Community
November 16, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council, as part of its pledge to deliver the commitments set out in the Armed Forces Covenant in the region, is working together with partners to improve the support for the local Armed Forces community.

New web pages now available on the council’s website have been designed around themes including employment, education and skills, families, children and young people, health and wellbeing, housing, money advice, together with general information and support.

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MP Meets With East Riding Council For Update On Mass Testing

MP Meets With East Riding Council For Update On Mass Testing
November 14, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has met with Cllr Richard Burton, the leader of East Riding Council, and its Chief Executive, Caroline Lacey, to hear updates on the council’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and to get the chance to feed local concerns back into Government Ministers.

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