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Great News For Parents As Over 90% Get First Choice School

April 16, 2015
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It’s good news for parents in the East Riding of Yorkshire applying for places at primary schools after the council reported that over 90% were indeed successful at getting their first choice. Kevin Hall, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s director of children, families and schools, said; “In the East Riding we have been able to ensure that all children have been provided with a school place and I’m pleased to say that more than nine out of 10 parents have been offered the school place that they wanted for their children.” This year, 3,454 applicants living in the East Riding of Yorkshire applied for 2015/16 places at infant, junior and primary schools, and 95.6 per cent (3,303) got their first choice of school. A total of 35 of the 123 primary, infant and junior schools are oversubscribed. Of the 2,974 who applied for reception places at infant and primary schools, 97.9 per cent got a place at a school which parents had named as one of their three preferred schools on their application form. These included 94.9 per cent who got their first choice, 2.9 per cent who got their second choice and 0.1 per cent who got their third…

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Kardomah 94 is pleased to announce the launch of the K94 Club

April 16, 2015
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Those of us who remember the fabulous, glamorous lifestyle of U.S Lawyer Ally McBeal in the 90’s, know that a buzzing food and music venue…

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Henderson Insurance Brokers Giving Young Recruits The Chance To Shine

April 16, 2015
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Henderson Insurance Brokers Giving Young Recruits The Chance To Shine

Henderson Insurance Brokers (HIBL) is continuing to invest in the region’s young people by recruiting a further apprentice at a time of steady expansion for…

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HULL : Gilson Hotel ruling sends ‘firm reminder’ to business owners

April 16, 2015
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A court ruling in Hull will serve as a warning to other business owners to bring their fire safety up to scratch. After four months of…

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Ministry Of Science Is Coming To The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

April 15, 2015
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Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls, please keep your head firmly on your shoulders and your arms and legs inside the ride at all times…

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Nurses called upon to join a national movement ‘Dementia Friends’

April 15, 2015
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Nurses in the East Riding of Yorkshire are being called upon to join a national movement ‘Dementia Friends’ that will work towards becoming a dementia-friendly…

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France, Italy, Scotland Come Together In Hull Philharmonic’s Rousing Finale

April 15, 2015
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France, Italy, Scotland Come Together In Hull Philharmonic's Rousing Finale

France and Scotland renew old acquaintance in Hull Philharmonic Orchestra’s final concert of a successful season that will feature great music from the Romantic period…

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Fourth Round Of East Riding High Street Fund Grants Approved

April 15, 2015
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council has considered a fourth round of High Street Fund applications, with interest continuing to grow in applying for the fund…

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Carers Advisory Group Seeks New Members

April 15, 2015
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Do you care about carers rights? Would you be able to give up some of your free time to discuss issues that affect carers? If…

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Joinery Student Grateful For Inaugural Rotary Club Award

April 3, 2015
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Joinery Student Grateful For Inaugural Rotary Club Award

A joinery student has been awarded £300 by Driffield Rotary Club to get his career off to the best start. Kurtis Thorpe, 21, of Fridaythorpe,…

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Civic Reception To Honour North Ferriby United’s Achievements

March 30, 2015
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Councillor Pat O’Neil, chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, will host a civic reception on Tuesday, 31 March from 7.30pm at The Treasure House…

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Health Trainers step it up for Driffield!

March 25, 2015
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Health Trainers step it up for Driffield!

East Riding health trainers get set to showcase their new service to the people of Driffield. To celebrate the launch of a health trainer service…

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Campaign goes on for better broadband in East Riding

March 25, 2015
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Broadband in East Riding is pretty slow, especially for people living in remote areas. To help improve the service, the Government has given East Riding…

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Yorkshire First select General Election candidate for East Yorkshire

March 25, 2015
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Yorkshire First select General Election candidate for East Yorkshire

Local businessman, Stewart Arnold, has been selected by new party Yorkshire First as a prospective parliamentary candidate. Stewart Arnold will stand for Yorkshire First in…

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Residents Warned Of Bogus Callers

March 19, 2015
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Residents across the East Riding are being warned to be on their guard following a number of reports of bogus calls from people claiming to…

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The do’s and don’ts of social media

March 17, 2015
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Over the last few years, social media has become a regular feature of most people’s lives. While social media can be a great way to…

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Source Local Seafood – Net The Benefits

March 17, 2015
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The final element of the ‘Enjoy Seafood from the East Yorkshire Coast’ project, funded by the Holderness Coast Fisheries Local Action Group, will take place…

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Safer Sleep Week 16-23 March 2015

March 11, 2015
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s public health team is reminding parents to think about where their babies are sleeping, ahead of Safer Sleep Week 16…

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Council’s Cabinet Approves Local Transport Plan

March 10, 2015
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Cabinet has today approved a new local transport plan (LTP) outlining the strategic approach the authority will take to investing…

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Hull Fashion Week : Calendar guys on the catwalk

March 10, 2015
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Hull Fashion Week : Calendar guys on the catwalk

The hottest calendar of the year will set pulses racing when it comes to life for the grand finale of Hull Fashion Week. Paul Spence…

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East Riding Leisure Haltemprice official opening

March 10, 2015
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East Riding Leisure Haltemprice official opening

The chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Councillor Pat O’Neil, will officially open the fully refurbished East Riding Leisure Haltemprice on Monday, 9 March.…

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Hull Real Ale & Cider Festival 2015

March 6, 2015
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The Hull & East Yorkshire branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) in conjunction with Holy Trinity Church are pleased to announce that for…

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Solicitors offering a free place in the sun

March 2, 2015
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Property investors seeking to find out more about purchasing property abroad are invited to join James Legal at A Place in the Sun Live at…

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Double hundred up for Team Humber as Aalco Metals join in

February 25, 2015
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Double hundred up for Team Humber as Aalco Metals join in

Multi-metal stockholder Aalco is Team Humber Marine Alliance’s 200th member company, nearly 20 years after the business development organisation was formed. Aalco joins a growing…

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In Sickness And In Health With James Legal

February 20, 2015
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A free seminar on how to deal with sickness in the workplace is taking place at the World Trade Centre on Thursday 26 February. Jade…

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