Take Time To Look After Your Mental Health

Take Time To Look After Your Mental Health
April 8, 2020

As the days go by and we are faced with uncertainty, residents are on lockdown in their homes and keyworkers are continuing their day-to-day jobs in order to ensure vital services can continue to protect the residents of the East Riding.

As residents endure another week of living behind the same four walls, tempers may be high, patience frayed and moods low.

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Lifestylers Making People Smile Even With Cancelled Event

Lifestylers Making People Smile Even With Cancelled Event
April 7, 2020

Over the past 30 years, young people from across our area have been forming teams and spending their summer holidays completing a project to benefit their community as part of Lifestyle.

Sadly, due to the current circumstances and government guidance, we have made the difficult decision to cancel Lifestyle 2020.

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Later Life Finance Advisor Recognised Amongst UK’s Best

Later Life Finance Advisor Recognised Amongst UK’s Best
April 7, 2020

A specialist in providing financial advice for older people has been awarded the coveted Later Life Advisor Accreditation.

Charlene Coulbeck, who lives in Beverley and works at the Hessle branch of Informed Financial Planning, is now considered to be amongst the country’s leading experts after gaining the qualification from the Society of Later Life Advisors (SOLLA).

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Barratt Homes Donates £500 To Create Own Wildlife-Friendly Garden

Barratt Homes Donates £500 To Create Own Wildlife-Friendly Garden
April 2, 2020

Local housebuilder Barratt Homes Yorkshire East is celebrating its ongoing partnership with RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) by donating £500 to Cottingham High School for pupils to create their own wildlife-friendly garden.

The donation follows an activity at the housebuilder’s Poppy Fields development in Cottingham, which saw the students take part in an educational activity learning how to care for local wildlife.

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Free Online Mental Health Support Service Launched To Help Children And Young People

Free Online Mental Health Support Service Launched To Help Children And Young People
April 2, 2020

A free online mental health and emotional wellbeing support service has been launched to help children and young people living in Hull, East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.

People aged between 11 and 25 in these areas can now register to use Kooth, a free, anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing service which can be accessed using a computer, smartphone or tablet device.

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£19.4M Paid Out To Small Businesses In The East Riding

£19.4M Pays Out To Small Businesses In The East Riding
April 2, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has made grant payments to 1,942 small businesses worth a total of £19,420,000.

The council is working hard to support East Riding businesses during the hardship caused by the coronavirus lockdown through the Government’s business grants scheme and business rates relief.

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East Riding Car Park Permits To Be Extended For Free

East Riding Car Park Permits To Be Extended For Free
April 1, 2020

Drivers who have bought season tickets (permits) for council car parks in the East Riding are to have them extended for free for two months.

The decision comes after East Riding of Yorkshire Council made all council car parks and pay-and-display bays free of charge until Sunday 31 May to show its support for frontline workers and volunteers during the coronavirus effort.

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Domestic Abuse A Police Priority During The Lockdown

Domestic Abuse A Police Priority During The Lockdown
April 1, 2020

As part of our continued commitment to protecting those that are vulnerable during this unusual time, police are appealing to victims of domestic abuse to get in touch.

This is so that they can help and we are warning domestic abuse perpetrators that this is still a priority for the force and we will continue to target those responsible.

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New Online Support Resources Launches for Victims of Crime

New Online Support Resources Launches for Victims of Crime
April 1, 2020

Victim Support’s new online support resource, My Support Space, has launched today for victims of crime in Humberside and South Yorkshire.

My Support Space is designed to help victims of crime manage the impact that crime has had on them. It is a free, safe, secure and confidential space where they can choose how they want to be supported after a crime.

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