Christmas Message From Chairman of ERYC

December 25, 2009

What is Christmas? it is tenderness for the past, courage for the present and hope for the future. As I carry out my civic duties around the East Riding of Yorkshire, I meet many people who, in their own way, are making a real contribution to their community by carrying out unselfish service in all walks of life and in many unexpected places. Others find ways to give service in…

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Election of a Town Councillor to Beverley

An election is to be held for one councillor for Beverley Town Council (Minster South Ward). Nomination papers can be obtained from East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s electoral services, County Hall, Beverley, HU17 9BA, by calling (01482) 393311/12/13. Alternatively papers can be obtained from the Beverley Town clerk at 12 Well Lane, Beverley, HU17 9BL or by calling (01482) 874096 (Monday to Wednesday). All nomination papers must be returned to…

December 21, 2009
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Winter Weather on Beverley Roads

December 21, 2009

Temperatures throughout the East Riding have dropped suddenly and we are expecting conditions to deteriorate this afternoon and this evening making conditions difficult during the commute home. Cars battle through the snow storm on Friday at Beverley’s New Walk – More Pictures The message to divers is to set off in good time, drive to the conditions, and remember that while treated roads should be less icy, no amount of…

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Ghosts of Christmas Past at the Treasure House

December 18, 2009

While it might be difficult to ever really know who has been on Father Christmas’ naughty list, documents held by the archives and local studies service can give us a good idea. Evidence that not everyone has behaved themselves during Christmases past can be found at the Beverley Treasure House where records from the Christmas Quarter Sessions for the East Riding of Yorkshire, dating back more than 300 years, reveal…

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East Riding Youth Dance to Stage Platform Spectacular

November 17, 2009

From September, young dancers have set their feet a-dancing throughout the East Riding and it’s almost time for them to stage their performance piece to mark the end of their autumn term. East Riding Youth Dance Platform, on Sunday 29 November 2009, will be a magical mix of dance expression – styles, themes and creations, powerful, sleek, technical and sophisticated, will be celebrated and showcased at The Spa, Bridlington at…

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Councillor Vacancy Beverley Minster (South Ward)

November 17, 2009

Beverley Minster (South Ward) Parish Council has a vacancy for a councillor.  A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held if 10 electors of the parish write to the chief executive of East Riding of Yorkshire Council at County Hall, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 9BA, by 2 December 2009 claiming an election. If the chief executive does not receive such a request, the parish council will be informed that…

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Free Parking For Christmas Shoppers

November 3, 2009

Shoppers making their way to the East Riding to buy Christmas gifts will benefit for the second year in a row from a free parking scheme. East Riding of Yorkshire Council is suspending parking charges at car parks throughout the East Riding during the three weekends leading up to Christmas. Councillor Stephen Parnaby OBE, leader of the council, said: “This initiative was very popular last year and we are pleased…

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Anti Bullying Workshop

October 29, 2009

East riding of Yorkshire Council are hosting a free workshop for parents during Anti Bullying Week. Taking place between 7-9pm, Thursday 19 November 2009, at the East Riding Children’s Centre in Beverley. The workshop is for parents who are concerned about bullying and want to know how they can help their child and where to go for local sources of support. Bullying can have a negative impact on a young…

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Beverley Skate Park Big Clean Up

October 9, 2009

Beverley Skate Park Youth Tidy Up Event East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s youth service is hosting a series of Youth Tidy Up events across the East Riding. The events join onto a national initiative, The Big Tidy Up. The next Youth Tidy Up event, led by the Detached Youth Work Team is take place on Saturday 10 October at Beverley Skate Park from approximately 12 to 2pm. The East Riding…

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Internet Workshop in Beverley

September 23, 2009

A free workshop is being held for parents in Beverley to help them understand more about how young people use the internet and what parents can do to help safeguard their children. The internet is widely used by young people and is often used differently by young people to how their parents may use it.  This workshop will look at some of the differences and explore how young people use…

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Beverley Awarded Silver Gilt Rose

September 18, 2009

Blooming success for East Riding of Yorkshire East Riding of Yorkshire Council is celebrating its success in the Yorkshire in Bloom Competition following an awards ceremony at The Spa Bridlington on Tuesday. Beverley was awarded a silver gilt rose award and chosen by judges as the best town in Yorkshire, paying credit to the hard work of green fingered residents as well as East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Beverley…

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Benefit & Money Advice Team

September 18, 2009

Over 60? – Find out if we can help you reduce your Council Tax The East Riding of Yorkshire Council Benefit & Money Advice Team are holding drop in sessions at libraries across the East Riding. These sessions will take place throughout October and will help residents of East Riding who are aged 60 and over to save money on their council tax bill. Throughout East Riding the Benefit and…

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Back to Netball

September 8, 2009

Women’s Back to Netball Sessions Informal ‘Back to Netball’ sessions in Beverley are moving back to Beverley Grammar School for the autumn and winter. From Monday, 21 September, the session will be held in the sports hall at Beverley Grammar School between 8-9pm. All women aged over 18 are welcome, regardless of ability. Sessions cost £2 each and there is no need to book, just turn up and play. For…

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Disability Fun Club

Disability Fun Club for Young People in Beverley New members are invited to join in the fun at Beverley Leisure Complex’s sports club for young people with disabilities.  Sessions, which are open to all young people with a disability aged eight -16, take place every Thursday, between 5 – 6pm in the sports hall and cost £2.20 per person. Each informal session incorporates a fun based session with use of…

September 8, 2009
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Lottery Funding Success

September 4, 2009

Lottery Success For Treasure Houses John Champney Celebration The gifts of John Champney to the town of Beverley will be celebrated in 2010 thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. An award of £42,000 to the Treasure House will allow East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s archives and local studies and museum services to hold a programme of events and activities to mark the centenary of the opening of…

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East Riding Youth Dance

After securing funding from Arts Council England of £30,000, East Riding Youth Dance is set to continue for a further year.  East Riding Youth Dance is offering more young people the chance to become members of the project for the autumn term starting in September 2009. Co-ordinated by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, the project includes weekly sessions with professional artists working towards performances each term. East Riding Youth Dance…

August 18, 2009
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