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We Must Speak Out Against Abuse: UKIP’s Amjad Bashir

August 27, 2014
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Following publication of the Rotherham care report, Amjad Bashir the Yorkshire MEP and UKIP Communities spokesman, has called for the British Pakistani community to be united and vocal in its condemnation of those within it who are abusing the vulnerable. Said Mr Bashir, “I am a proud Yorkshireman, a proud Briton and I am proud of my Pakistani heritage. But today, like so many in my community I am ashamed. But it is vital that the British Pakistani community speak out with one voice. We must take responsibility for what is happening amongst a few of our young men, and we must work with the authorities to end this vile behavior. Our silence caused by shame begins to look like complicity. We cannot allow this to happen”. Mr Bashir went on, “But Rotherham Social Services must bear great responsibility. They did not act due to fear of being called racist, but from being racist. “They acted in a way that suggests that they believed that young Pakistani men are incapable of being treated the same as everyone else. As if this abuse is part of our culture. It isn’t. “And to base policy in this way is, in itself intrinsically…

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Bridlington: Murder Enquiry Launch Following Man’s Death On Sewerby Road

August 27, 2014
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Humberside Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a 39 year-old Bridlington man this morning (Tuesday 27 August 2014) on Sewerby Road,…

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Hodgson fired up for final derby

August 27, 2014
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Rovers co-captain Josh Hodgson admits he’s facing an emotional week as he prepares for what could be his final Hull derby on Friday night. The…

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Lifeguard Course At Hornsea Leisure Centre

August 27, 2014
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Hornsea Leisure Centre will be running a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) on Monday, 27 October to Friday, 31 October with the assessment on Sunday,…

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McCarthy added to Rovers pack on two-year deal

August 27, 2014
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Tyrone McCarthy has become Hull Kingston Rovers’ latest new signing for 2015, penning a two-year contract with the club from next season. The former Warrington…

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Road Improvements To Begin At Seaton Ross

August 27, 2014
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A scheme to improve the section of Everingham Lane, Seaton Ross, between Rytham Gate Junction and Seaton Ross Village, is due to start on Monday,…

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Developers team up for early season treat for Pocklington resident

August 27, 2014
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WITH the new footballing season getting under way, one Pocklington resident is still celebrating Germany’s World Cup win – thanks to local developers. Linden Homes…

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Napoleons Casino Hull announced as Headline Sponsor for the Chamber Bridlington & Yorkshire Coast Business Awards

August 26, 2014
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Napoleons Casino & Restaurant on George Street in Hull were this week announced as the Headline Sponsor of the Chamber Bridlington & Yorkshire Coast Business…

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Global Sensation, ‘Weight Loss Warrior’

August 26, 2014
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His story captured the imagination of people around the world, now Global Sensation, ‘Weight Loss Warrior’, Mike Waudby, Exclusively Reveals All In New Book And…

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Free Health Checks Rolled Out Across East Riding

August 26, 2014
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Free NHS health checks offered to people aged between 40 and 74 years are now available across the whole of the East Riding. The five-yearly…

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Chester Appointed On Three-year Deal

August 25, 2014
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Hull Kingston Rovers have appointed Chris Chester as the club’s head coach on a permanent basis and he has signed a three-year contract at the…

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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…

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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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