The Burton Agnes Jazz & Blues Festival, which began in 2007, celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2017.
Performers included jazz’s great Claire Martin OBE and Ray Gelato, Mississippi native Lisa Mills, and Belfast Blues legend Kaz Hawkins. To crown the celebrations a link was made with the Caribbean Island nation of Saint Lucia.
Fame – The Musical is set to tour the UK in a stunning new 30th Anniversary tour including Bridlington Spa in October 2018.
Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film, Fame The Musical is the international smash hit sensation following the lives of students at New York’s High School For The Performing Arts as they navigate their way through the highs and lows, the romances and the heartbreaks and the ultimate elation of life.
It’s easy to see why new-build homes at the Williamsfield Developments housing scheme in Hutton Cranswick are being quickly snapped up by buyers eager to live in a super-efficient home within an attractive community.
This is the East Yorkshire-based organisation’s first development, and company directors Paul and Joanne Lisseter have worked hard to ensure every aspect of the scheme – including the electrics and solar installations courtesy of James Foley Electrical Ltd – hit the highest quality mark.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Business Investment and Tourism Services have secured Customer First accreditation – the UK’s national standard for customer service.
Although the council’s business services team has held the prestigious award for a number of years, the most recent assessment – carried out over two days – was the first time that the authority’s inward investment, Greenport business support, tourism and events teams were also included.
Residents in Hull are being given the chance to have their say on plans to improve access to GP services. These proposals would make more appointments available outside of normal GP practice opening hours.
NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is to use funding from NHS England to offer additional appointments in the evenings and over weekends. If these plans go ahead the extra provision would be available from 2019.
Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, welcomes the news that the Business Secretary, Greg Clark, has pledged to secure the future of the Post Office through £370 million of funding.
Funding will be used towards helping branches to extend opening hours, cut queue times and protect rural branches like the one in Cliff Road, Hornsea, which is re-opened with a temporary postmaster in place while a permanent replacement is sought.
There are still some tickets available for a rare opportunity to see two world class orchestras joining forces at Bridlington Spa this month.
Manchester Camerata and Sinfonia Viva will be getting together for a New Year’s concert with a difference – the orchestral extravaganza will be performed at Bridlington Spa on Sunday, 28 January, at 2pm.
Hull Central Library users can learn how to make better use of e-books and audiobooks at a demonstration of digital publications.
A representative from Borrowbox, one of the library’s digital resource providers, will be at the library in Albion Street, Hull, on Wednesday 17 January from 1pm to 3pm to demonstrate how to easily access the online services on tablets and other electronic devices.
Hull’s first four-star hotel has been revealed as the venue for one of the most prestigious events in the Hull and East Riding calendar – the gala dinner for this year’s regional tourism awards, the REYTAs.
The DoubleTree by Hilton in Ferensway is preparing to roll out the red carpet for the awards night on Thursday March 15 for what will be the new hotel’s biggest event to date.