National Living Wage Campaigners Welcome ABI’s Status

National Living Wage Campaigners Welcome ABI's Status
June 15, 2019

Campaigners supporting the National Living Wage campaign have congratulated Beverley holiday homes manufacturer ABI.

Supporters of the National Living Wag say that ABI is already seeing the benefits. They say that as a result of their stance it has helped them secure a contract worth £600,000.

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What Was Here App – Time Travel Comes To The East Riding

What Was Here App - Time Travel Comes To The East Riding
June 14, 2019

East Riding Archives has created a new, free app that turns smartphones or tablets into virtual ‘time machines’. 

‘What Was Here?’ uses historical photos from the archives, plotted onto a Google Maps base map, to show users literally ‘what was here’ at their location and elsewhere across the East Yorkshire region.

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Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Accompanying Events Programme Revealed

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Accompanying Events Programme Revealed
June 14, 2019

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will be back for a third year in the Treasure House from Saturday, 22 June to Saturday, 14 September, accompanied by an exciting programme of events throughout.

On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, the exhibition will feature 100 awe-inspiring images, from fascinating animal behaviour to breath-taking wild landscapes.

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Exemplary First TT Expedition For East Yorkshire Based Ashcourt Racing

June 13, 2019

The East Yorkshire based Ashcourt Racing squad enjoyed a quite momentous, tumultuous first TT campaign, which saw Lee Johnston finally join the TT winners circle.

Consistently near the sharp end of the Supersport timesheets during practice week, Johnston following a solid top 15 placing in the RST Superbike race, produced a quite brilliant display aboard the Ashcourt Yamaha to take the spoils in the opening Monster Energy Supersport encounter.

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Missing Swing Will Be Replaced As A Matter Of Urgency

Missing Swing Will Be Replaced As A Matter Of Urgency
June 8, 2019

A missing swing will be replaced as a matter of urgency says Councillor David Boynton. His comments come after he was contacted with regard to swing going missing from the local play area.

Cllr Boynton says that while this may seem like a trivial issue, he was pleased it was brought to his attention.

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Honour For ‘Inspirational’ Council Officer For Work With Children And Families

Honour For 'Inspirational' Council Officer For Work With Children And Families
June 8, 2019

An ‘inspirational’ council officer has been made a Member of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her work with children and families across the East Riding.

Bridget Bennett, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s service manager for early years and family support, has worked as a social worker in front line practice since 1977.  She has worked in the East Riding since 1999, having previously managed a family centre in York.

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