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Hobson & Porter Pledges Support To Humber Skills Pledge

January 28, 2015
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Hull construction company Hobson & Porter has pledged its support to bridging the skills gap in the city by signing up to the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Skills Pledge. The pledge is designed to help the city’s future workforce obtain the skills that employers crave as well as helping businesses to access vital skills and training organisations to help them succeed and grow, in turn providing a big boost to the economy in the region. After completing a number of high-profile projects over the past year within the Humber region, including a multi-million pound technology centre at Bishop Burton College, Hobson & Porter is the most recent business to sign-up to the scheme. Graham Beal, managing director at Hobson & Porter, said: “We are very proud to have signed up to the Humber LEP’s Skills Pledge and reinforce our commitment to young people in Hull. At Hobson & Porter, we are actively looking to take on young people that will form our future workforce. Our apprenticeship scheme is proving fruitful and we are looking to expand that in the New Year.” Recently, the Sutton Fields-based company has celebrated its 100th build under the Considerate Constructors Scheme as well as…

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Dignity Action Day : Show Your Support

January 28, 2015
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Health and social care workers, as well as members of the public, are being encouraged to show their support for Dignity Action Day by promoting…

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Win Your Wedding launches with £25,000 package up for grabs!

January 26, 2015
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This week Viking FM’s Cash for Kids launched ‘Win Your Wedding’ in partnership with Rudstone Walk Hotel. Win Your Wedding is Viking FM’s Cash for…

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MP welcomes funding for rural communities

January 26, 2015
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Graham Stuart, campaigning Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, welcomes the announcement that Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) will receive £2.3 million…

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BRIDLINGTON : Major Repairs To Marton Road

January 23, 2015
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council will carry out repairs and improvements to Marton Road, Bridlington, in a major scheme scheduled to start on Monday 2…

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Explore Stunning Scenery With The New Yorkshire Wolds & Beyond Brochure

January 23, 2015
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More than 50,000 copies of the new Yorkshire Wolds & Beyond brochure are being distributed to tourist information centres, on board P&O Ferries and for…

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Headstart Hull Supports Drive To Play It Safe Online

January 21, 2015
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As part of the Big Lottery Fund’s HeadStart project, NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Humber NHS Foundation Trust are preparing for #HeadStartHull week,…

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Hull Kingston Rovers Community Trust Seek New Charity of the Year

January 21, 2015
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The Hull Kingston Rovers Community Trust is launching a new search to find the club’s first official Charity of the Year. As well as working…

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Time Running Out For Nominations For Chairman’s Awards

January 19, 2015
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Time is running out for people to make their nominations for East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Chairman’s Awards. The annual awards celebrate the contributions made…

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A New Year’s Resolution That Could Save Your Life

January 15, 2015
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Has your new year’s resolution fallen by the wayside already? Then why not make one that could save your life by checking your smoke alarm…

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New Year, new you…

January 15, 2015
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Have you made your New Year’s resolution? Are you determined to get fit and healthy for 2015? Dove House Hospice has the perfect opportunity to…

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Countryside Events 2015 Programme Launched

January 15, 2015
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s countryside access team has launched its Countryside Events 2015 programme. From searching for bats and moths to walking disused railway…

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Council Shortlisted For Hat-trick Of National Awards

January 15, 2015
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been shortlisted in three categories at this year’s national Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards, including for the prestigious title…

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Hobson & Porter Shortlisted In Prestigious Family Business Awards

January 14, 2015
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HULL construction firm Hobson & Porter has been shortlisted in the prestigious Family Business of the Year Awards 2015. The Malmo Road-based business was selected…

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Thirty Days To Change Your Life In The East Riding

January 14, 2015
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East Riding residents who have resolved to get fitter and healthier this New Year are being urged to sign up to the council’s HealthPlus programme,…

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Graham Stuart Challenged to Intervene for Residents

January 14, 2015
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Graham Stuart, campaigning Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, joined a group of residents from Iveson Lodge in Hedon for one of their regular…

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Young musicians required to help promote the Humber School Games

January 13, 2015
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Humber Sports Partnership Ltd are seeking the support of young bands to provide an exciting backing tack for a video promoting the Humber School Games. …

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Walking For Health Scheme Seeks Volunteers

January 9, 2015
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Walking for Health scheme is looking to expand and gain new walk leaders. Do you want a new challenge? Do you want to meet new…

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New Year, New Football – Walk Your Way Fit!

January 7, 2015
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Hot on the heels of the county’s most successful walking football sessions moving to its new Haltemprice Leisure centre home we are pleased to announce…

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New Carers Information Sessions

January 7, 2015
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Carers will be able to find out more about the help and support available to them at a series of free information sessions that are…

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Record Year For Council Website

January 7, 2015
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s website received almost 90,000 visits during the Christmas and New Year period, an increase of 25 per cent on the…

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Declaration To Improve Mental Health Crisis Care

January 7, 2015
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council, the East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group and Hull’s Health and Wellbeing Board have agreed to work with partner…

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Get Fit With Football – New Year, New You!

January 5, 2015
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Get Fit With Football – New Year, New You!

The East Riding County FA and Haltemprice Leisure Centre are pleased to announce the launch of the latest Just Play Centre in the region. Starting…

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Man Dies In Fatal Road Traffic Collision

January 2, 2015
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A 27-year-old Hull man has died following a road traffic collision in East Yorkshire. The incident happened at approximately 1910hrs yesterday (01 January 2015) on…

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Council’s Global Entrepreneurship Week Event Receives ‘High Impact’ Status

December 23, 2014
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A unique business networking event, which brought women in business from across the East Riding together during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), has received a High…

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