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MP Champions Renewable Heat Incentive for Domestic properties

April 20, 2014
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Last week the government launched a subsidy for generating heat in domestic properties to encourage homeowners and landlords to install heating systems which use renewable fuel like pellet boilers, ground source heat pumps, solar thermal systems and air source heat pumps. Commenting about the new scheme, Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart said, “I welcome the launch of the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) to encourage homeowners to make smart and sustainable decisions about how they heat their homes. “The non-domestic RHI has been around for a while and I know of a number of organisations that have taken advantage of the scheme including businesses, schools, and farms. This weekend I visited East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor, John Holtby who has recently installed a pellet boiler at his farm in Skirlaugh. I was impressed to see that the boiler is heating two homes on the farm, cutting energy costs and reducing reliance on irreplaceable fossil fuels. “Anybody who is considering changing their home heating system should take a look at this new scheme first to see if they can benefit.” Councillor John Holtby said, “I was pleased to welcome Graham to the farm to see the boiler…

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Major New Sculpture By Thomas Houseago To Be Launched In Leeds

April 18, 2014
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The Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle, a partnership of Yorkshire’s four leading sculpture organisations, unveils a new commission by Leeds-born artist Thomas Houseago for the Yorkshire Festival…

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Get Your FREE Compost Over 5,000 Bags Available

April 17, 2014
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council is giving out in excess of 5,000 bags of compost made from the garden waste and food waste residents place…

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Firefighters Urge Residents To Take Eggs-tra Care This Easter

April 17, 2014
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The Easter break is fast approaching and with the weather forecasted mostly dry and sunny, firefighters are urging those planning barbecue to take extra care.…

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Bake Off Final Hotting Up Ahead Of Saturday’s Final

April 17, 2014
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Things will be hotting up in the kitchen this Saturday (19 April) with the finals of a Bake Off competition run by East Riding of…

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East Riding Plays Host To European Study Visit

April 17, 2014
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The East Riding recently took the opportunity to showcase some of the excellent volunteering activity, which is taking place in its many voluntary and community…

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East Riding College apprentices win regional awards

April 11, 2014
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Two East Riding College students have won regional apprentice awards from the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI). Luke Burton, 18, from Dolly’s Autos of…

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Event Promoting Business Opportunities With The Local Authority Well-received

April 9, 2014
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More than 70 representatives from the East Riding’s business community attended a successful event at The Spa Bridlington last night to learn more about opportunities…

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Hull And East Riding Councils Must Do More To Help The Most Disadvantaged Children

April 4, 2014
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Graham Stuart MP has responded to new data showing that only a third of the most disadvantaged children in Hull and the East Riding of…

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MP Thanked for Saving Jobs in Local Holiday Parks

April 3, 2014
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Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart visited Longmeadows Holiday Park in Withernsea in support of English Tourism Week running from 29th March…

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Major local employer marks first year in business

April 3, 2014
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Willerby based North Yorkshire and Humber Commissioning Support Unit (NYHCSU), celebrates one year in business this week. The organisation was created as a result of…

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Membership Soaring Upwards Says UKIP

April 2, 2014
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News that UKIP’s membership is continuing to rise, with the party now at an all-time high of 35,081 members, has been welcomed by prospective MEP…

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Charity Ball To Raise Money For Macmillan And When You Wish Upon A Star

April 1, 2014
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NHS North Yorkshire and Humber Commissioning Support Unit (NYH CSU) is hosting a charity ball on 5 April 2014 at York Racecourse to raise money…

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WOODMANSEY: FATAL ROAD TRAFFIC COLLISION

March 31, 2014
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Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at approximately 0400hrs on Sunday 30 March 2014 on A1174, Hull…

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New Henderson Staff To Add To Superior Business Service

March 31, 2014
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Two new members of staff have joined the Hessle branch of Henderson Insurance Brokers. The specialist business broker says the appointments represent the company’s commitment…

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Wardens Fine Six For Not Clearing Dog Mess

March 31, 2014
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s dog wardens have fined six dog owners in the last few weeks for failing to clean up their dog’s mess.…

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Council Appeals Over Dumped Waste

March 31, 2014
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council is appealing for witnesses to 3 incidents of fly tipping after piles of asbestos, builders’ rubble and containers of engine…

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100 Day Countdown Begins To The Tour

March 27, 2014
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A major new international cycle race for Yorkshire, the official anthem of Yorkshire’s Grand Départ 2014 and a new marketing campaign to shine a spotlight…

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Partners Sought For New Film Exhibition Initiative Across The North Of England

March 27, 2014
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Cinemas, art venues and festivals are being encouraged to join a new network called Film Hub North (FHN) that aims to help bring specialised, British…

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Residents Invited To Have Their Say About Council Services

March 26, 2014
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council is inviting people to have their say about council services. The council launched its Have Your Say 2014 survey today…

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Decision By Siemens To Commit To The Humber Welcomed By Council Leader

March 25, 2014
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council has welcomed the news that energy giant Siemens has confirmed it will proceed with a £310 million deal to develop…

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Dogs Banned From Beaches During Holiday Months

March 24, 2014
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Dogs will be banned from four East Riding beaches from 1 May to make sure children, families and visitors can enjoy playing in the sand…

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MP Celebrates The Arrival Of New Defibrillator At Withernsea High School

March 22, 2014
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Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart has today visited Withernsea High School to join staff and pupils to celebrate the arrival of…

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Abbots Walk Play Sessions In Cottingham

March 21, 2014
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Free sport and play sessions are taking place at Abbots Walk play area in Cottingham, near to Bacon Garth Primary School, every Monday from 3.30-5pm…

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Skidby Windmill Closed This Weekend

March 21, 2014
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Due to unforeseen circumstances Skidby Windmill will not be open on Saturday 22nd March and Sunday 23rd March. It is going to reopen normally on…

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