Looking Beyond – Dementia Challenged

September 24, 2017

A big display that was created following photography competition organised by Dementia Friendly East Riding will go on display in the town.

Pictures along with captions will go on display at the up coming Bevelrey Food Festival before moving to the Parkway Cinema where it will be on show for a week.

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Residents Urged To Cut Back Hedges And Trees Causing Obstructions

Residents Urged To Cut Back Hedges And Trees Causing Obstructions
September 23, 2017

East Riding residents are being reminded to trim their own private hedges and trees which overhang paths and roads to prevent them from causing an obstruction.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s streetscene enforcement team said overgrown vegetation can become a nuisance or even a danger to pedestrians, cyclists and drivers if it overhangs, obstructs or blocks visibility on the public highway.

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Have You Thought Of Becoming A Childminder?

Have You Thought Of Becoming A Childminder?
September 22, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council offers a range of support to people who are interested in becoming a registered Ofsted childminder.

Childminders are self-employed and care for children in their own home. They play an important role in providing a childcare setting which meets the needs of many parents and carers across the East Riding.

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Town Officials Respond To Increased Burglaries In Beverley

Town Officials Respond To Increased Burglaries In Beverley
September 22, 2017

Cllr David Elvidge says he is going to seek  an update and advice from Humberside Police following a spike of thefts from homes in Beverley.

His comments come following a number of what he describes as ‘opportunist’ crimes that have occurred in Tickton and Beverley with number of burglaries being reported by home owners.

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Developer To Contribute Over £120K To Local Projects

Developer To Contribute Over £120K To Local Projects
September 22, 2017

Residents in Woodmansey are set to benefit after developer, Barratt Homes confirmed they will be investing over £120,000 into projects in the area.

Money from the developer will use the cash to pay for outdoor sports facilities and play spaces close to their Cherry Tree Court Site.

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Council Leads The Way In Promoting Private Hire Safety

Council Leads The Way In Promoting Private Hire Safety
September 20, 2017

Private hire firms in the East Riding are one of the first in the country to take part in a mandatory accreditation scheme designed to promote public safety and raise standards.

The private hire operators’ accreditation scheme has been implemented by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s licensing team and will see operators display a star rating, similar to the food hygiene ratings given to food outlets.

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Pioneering Photographer Karl Blossfeld To Be Showcased in Beverley

Pioneering Photographers Work To Be Displayed in Beverley
September 20, 2017

Karl Blossfeldt: Art Forms in Nature is a Hayward Touring exhibition from Southbank Centre, London, which presents an original portfolio of 40 photogravures from 1932. 

The photogravures were titled ‘Wundergarten der Natur’ and were edited by the artist and published in the year of his death. The exhibition gives an opportunity to see an exemplary set of Blossfeldt’s signature close-up images of plants and flora.

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Tiger Inn To Host Weekend Of Laughter, Coffee & Cakes

Tiger Inn To Host Weekend Of Laughter, Coffee & Cakes
September 20, 2017

Coffee, cakes and laughter are all on the cards later this month as the Tiger Inn takes hosts a comedy night and coffee morning in aid of Mcmillan Cancer Support.

Thursday 28 September will see the pub host a night of laughter while on the Friday 29 September the Tiger Inn will be joined by local businesses for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

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Tackling Childhood Obesity Which Continues To Rise In UK

Tackling Childhood Obesity Which Continues To Rise In UK
September 20, 2017

Steps being taken to help children and young people in the East Riding lead healthier lives by cutting their sugar intake and upping their exercise are to be discussed by health professionals and councillors this week.

The latest statistics, taken from the most recent National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) data, 23.2% of children in reception and 33.2% of children in Year 6 of primary school were classed as either overweight or obese.

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Café Velo Planning Reprieve Welcomed by Cllr Denis Healy

Café Velo Planning Reprieve Welcomed by Cllr Denis Healy
September 20, 2017

Café Velo, Beverley’s popular themed cycling café in North Bar Within, has been granted a reprieve by planning officers, who just a few weeks ago were recommending that planning permission should be refused; a move which would have led to the closure of the thriving business.

At the Council’s Eastern Area Planning Committee, in June, Café Velo, which had been operating without planning permission for a change of use from retail to restaurant for 12 months, was faced with a recommendation from Council Officers for refused planning permission because certain paperwork wasn’t in order, and there had also been complaints about noise disturbance from local residents.

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Clinical Commissioning Group Introduces Health & Wellbeing Programme

Clinical Commissioning Group Introduces Health & Wellbeing Programme
September 19, 2017

From 16th October, East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), supported by clinicians, is introducing a health and wellbeing programme for smokers and people with a BMI of and/or greater than 35 to encourage local residents to improve their wellbeing and live the healthiest lives possible.

The CCG’s vision is to prevent ill health and encourage people to live healthier lifestyles by actively promoting healthy behaviours.

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Beverley Building Society New CEO Looking to Build for the Future

Beverley Building Society New CEO Looking to Build for the Future
September 19, 2017

Beverley Building Society has appointed a former marketing director from within the mutual sector, as it looks to build upon a reputation for excellent personal service to customers and support the community across East Yorkshire.

New Chief Executive, Karl Elliott, 45, comes to Beverley from financial services mutual OneFamily in Brighton, where he spent 3 years commuting from his home in Yorkshire, having previously worked for Harrogate based Engage Mutual for 15 years.

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HU17.net Magazine Issue 365

HU17.net Magazine Issue 365
September 19, 2017

HU17.net Magazine Issue 365 is out and available from Molescroft News, Woodhall Way. Inside you will find a collection of content that has appeared on the HU17 web site.

This issue contains previews for the up coming Film Festival, a round up of the weekend sporting action and much more.

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