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Check BBQs To Avoid Food Bugs

August 21, 2014
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s food standards team has some advice for those who insist on taking command of the barbeque but are not so handy in the kitchen. Cases of food poisoning almost double during the summer with research showing the main reasons are undercooked meat and contamination. Councillor Jackie Cracknell, portfolio holder for community involvement and performance, said: “This is the time of the year we enjoy putting some food onto the barbeque. But the person taking command is often not someone who is normally in charge of the kitchen. “Meat that looks charred and burnt isn’t necessarily cooked through and if it is not the consequences for your family and friends may be a nasty food bug which sometimes can be as serious as salmonella and E.coli.” The food standards team has a few tips: • Pre-cook the meat or poultry in the oven and then finish it off on the barbecue for flavour. • Make sure that burgers, sausages, chicken and all meats are properly cooked and that none of it is pink and that any juices run clear. • Disposable barbecues take longer to cook food • Avoid cross-contamination by storing raw meat separately before…

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Goole First World War Research Group

August 13, 2014
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Chris Laidler from the Goole First World War Research Group will be at Goole Museum from Tuesday 9 until Saturday, 13 September. Goole First World…

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New Cycle Map For Pocklington

August 12, 2014
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council has developed a free Pocklington cycle map which includes six fantastic cycle routes all starting from the town. The map…

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East Riding Of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group Pledges To Strengthen Patient Safety

August 12, 2014
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Building on the work to date in patient safety in the NHS following the failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust, East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical…

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New Cycle Map For South Holderness

August 12, 2014
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council has developed a free South Holderness cycle map which includes six fantastic cycle routes all starting from the area. The…

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Launch Of Hull 2020 Marks New Era Of Partnership For Public Services In Hull

August 8, 2014
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“In 2020 we will work together better to enable the people of Hull to improve their own health and wellbeing and to achieve their aspirations…

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Dale Power Solutions And THMA Forge Renewable Alliance

August 6, 2014
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One of the country’s leading power system suppliers is targeting the Humber because of the region’s increasing importance as a renewable energy hub. Dale Power…

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Yorkshireman is boost to SMS Towage pulling power

August 6, 2014
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SMS Towage has formally named the latest tugboat in its growing fleet. The £3.5m Yorkshireman, built in Turkey to a classic Canadian design, arrived in…

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Yorkshire top in Europe

August 4, 2014
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Yorkshire is a winner in Europe after the UK’s largest county claimed a prestigious travel ‘Oscar’ at an awards ceremony in Athens. The county has…

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Technology Helping To Transform Council Approach To Delivering Services

August 4, 2014
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Delivering services that meet the changing expectations of customers is one of the main focuses of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, with the authority recognised…

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Council Give Away Free Electricity To Motorists In Hessle

July 31, 2014
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New charging points for electric-powered vehicles have been switched on at two car parks in Hessle, following installation by East Riding of Yorkshire Council. Working…

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East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Leader Criticises Neighbouring Authority’s Expansion Ambitions

July 30, 2014
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The leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council has criticised the expansion ambitions of Hull City Council. And Councillor Stephen Parnaby OBE has also lambasted…

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Real life ‘eye opener’ from Business School and Rix Petroleum

July 29, 2014
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In a boardroom, young entrepreneurial hopefuls wait nervously to present their marketing plans to an audience of seasoned professionals from the business world. Only one…

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Booklet Launched For Parents Warning Of Dangers Of Legal Highs

July 28, 2014
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A new information booklet aimed at giving parents and carers more understanding about “legal highs” has been launched. The booklet, which has been produced by…

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Football Fever Hits North Ferriby!

July 28, 2014
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Viking FM’s Cash for Kids have teamed up with Once Upon A Smile FC to bring a Celebrity Football Match fundraiser to North Ferriby Football…

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East Riding Business Support Events In Pocklington And Goole

July 24, 2014
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Businesses across the East Riding are benefitting from investment by the council and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) with a grant of £4.4m, to…

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Graham Stuart MP to hold Hedon Street Surgery

July 23, 2014
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On Saturday 26th July, Graham Stuart, Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness will be holding a Street Surgery in Hedon, weather permitting. The outdoor…

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Hobson & Porter Secures £4 Million Of New Orders

July 23, 2014
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Hobson & Porter is pleased to announce four recent new contract awards, all in the Hull & East Yorkshire area, with a total value of…

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Pride In Hull 2015 Announced!

July 18, 2014
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The Hull LGBT Community Pride team is delighted to announce that the countdown to ‘Pride In Hull 2015’ has begun! Exactly one year from today…

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Latest Yorswitch Auction Offers Even Greater Savings

July 14, 2014
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East Riding residents who signed up for the latest round of YORSwitch could save an average of £177 following the recent auction between energy suppliers.…

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Hull: Police Are Looking For A Man/men Who Indecently Exposed Themselves On Station Drive And Park Street

July 9, 2014
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Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses after two indecent exposure incidents that may be linked in Hull in the past 24 hours. The first incident…

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East Riding Of Yorkshire Council At Driffield Show 2014

July 8, 2014
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Site visitors to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council stand (K135) in the Driffield Display on 16 This summer will have the ability to enjoy…

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East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Officer Is A Local Authority Hero

July 8, 2014
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Jane Crossley, renaissance programme manager at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, has been named as a ‘local authority hero’ by Locality, the leading nationwide network…

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Glastonbury job in cereal success for rising star SHE Knows

July 8, 2014
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A health and safety contract for the Glastonbury Festival was music to the ears of Linda Crossland-Clarke, managing director at SHE Knows Health & Safety.…

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Explore The Mythical Maze This Year With The Summer Reading Challenge!

July 7, 2014
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East Riding Libraries are getting ready to introduce children to an epic adventure that will keep them reading throughout the school summer holidays with Mythical…

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