The East Riding Council has confirmed that £10,000 of Government money, intended to provide Covid relief for small businesses, has been applied for, and paid to the Beverley & Holderness Conservative Association.
The leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council has written to the Prime Minister to request additional support from the Government in relation to the ongoing health emergency in Hull and the East Riding posed by COVID-19, with cases in the area continuing to rise.
Beverley Art Gallery has released another mindful art recording, part of the gallery’s Mindful Engagement with Art Project.
Originally meant to be used in the gallery’s display, the project has been adapted to a digital format to be available on YouTube.
A trader in the Beverley Town Centre says they are concerned parking machines could be helping to spread the virus.
They say that numerous people are using the metres each day, but no one is cleaning them. As a result, they are worried it is helping to spread the virus within the community.
Prue Blake, Secretary of the Beverley Christmas Lights Appeal says it has been a challenging year for the group.
Made up of seven members these volunteers work tirelessly all-year-round fundraising to light up the town for the festive period.
Crucial work is underway at Beverley Minster to restore part of its crumbling fabric and tell its remarkable story of Sanctuary thanks to a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £406,700 awarded last year.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside, Keith Hunter, has secured an additional £82,000 funding from the Ministry of Justice.
Money obtained will be used to support victims of some of the most serious crimes throughout the coming winter. Traditionally, winter tends to be when the demand for services is at their highest.
During this latest lockdown, East Riding Leisure is reminding residents of its popular YouTube channel.
Subscribers can view vlogs, short workouts and full workouts.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has met with the Chair of the Humber County Priory Group for St John Ambulance to discuss how the charity has worked to support the NHS throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
The meeting also comes after news that St John Ambulance is to close its Morton Lane base in Beverley, following a coronavirus-catalysed review of the charity’s estate.
COVID-19 is spreading and the ‘second wave’ is been felt hard in this area. While the UK is under lockdown measures, these are set to change in less than two weeks.
However, given the fact that this region is seeing such high numbers, it is highly unlikely much will change around here.
Funding awarded to East Riding Council to promote walking and cycling has been welcomed by local councillors and MP.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council will receive £467,400 from the Government’s Active Travel Fund. Both Cllr Denis Healy and MP Graham Stuart have welcomed the news.
This winter, vulnerable people in North and East Yorkshire will be colder, hungrier, more isolated, and more anxious than ever before.
As a result, the Two Ridings Community Foundation is launching an emergency appeal to raise £100,000. This money will be used for essential funding for the charities, voluntary organisations and community groups that will provide a vital lifeline to our region.
Time is running out to enter the East Riding Festival of Words Poetry Competition for 2020. It will reach its climax with an online event on Saturday, 28 January 2021.
The event will celebrate the winning poets, hear from the judges, and listen to the winning poems. However, the closing date for entries to be submitted and paid for will be Saturday, 28 November 2020.
New parents are being reminded they are not alone during these tough times caused by the pandemic. Being a new mum or dad is a wonderfully exciting time, but it can also bring many challenges.
The additional pressures of the Covid-19 pandemic mean that some new parents can find things especially difficult.
Couples in the East Riding were able to beat the clock and bring forward their wedding ceremonies before going into lockdown.
Staff from East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s registration and celebratory services team pulled out all the stops. They wanted to ensure couples could tie the knot before the second lockdown came into effect.
Showing support for local businesses is more important than ever as the coronavirus lockdown set to impact the Christmas trade that retailers usually rely on.
Shoppers in Hull and East Yorkshire can now discover a range of gift ideas and vouchers online through a dedicated new platform that highlights our region’s independent retailers.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council, as part of its pledge to deliver the commitments set out in the Armed Forces Covenant in the region, is working together with partners to improve the support for the local Armed Forces community.
New web pages now available on the council’s website have been designed around themes including employment, education and skills, families, children and young people, health and wellbeing, housing, money advice, together with general information and support.
The British Dental Association says that over 70% of practices left operating are at less than half pre-COVID capacity.
They have told the Department of Health and Social Care in an open letter that a package of capital funding now offers the only hope of restoring routine services to millions of patients across Yorkshire and the Humber.