Residents To Access Faster Broadband Thanks To Funding Boost

Residents To Access Faster Broadband Thanks To Funding Boost
September 25, 2020

Homes and businesses in rural parts of the East Riding will be able to access faster and more reliable internet speeds thanks to extra funding from East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

As part of the Government’s £22million Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme, the council has committed an additional £500,000 to help its residents and businesses in hard-to-reach places to get even better connected as part of a group scheme.

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Funding Approved For Cherry Burton Sportsfield Pavilion Upgrade

Funding Approved For Cherry Burton Sportsfield Pavilion Upgrade
September 24, 2020

Members of all the sports clubs using the sportsfield in Cherry Burton are set to benefit from the existing changing rooms being refurbished along with a new female changing room, thanks to a £33720 grant from FCC Communities Foundation. 

The money will be used to provide new showers, toilets and easy clean walls and flooring. 

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Funding Boost For Faster Broadband Welcomed By Graham Stuart

Funding Boost For Faster Broadband Welcomed By Graham Stuart
September 22, 2020

Graham Stuart, the local MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed that people in the East Riding will be able to apply for Government grants to deliver gigabit-capable broadband in more rural areas.

Local residents will be able to apply for grants of up to £3,000 to get their houses connected, while small businesses can get up to £7,000 of help.

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Yorkshire Water Raise £80K For WaterAid

Yorkshire Water Raise £80K For WaterAid
September 22, 2020

Yorkshire Water is supporting WaterAid’s mission to provide clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene knowledge to everyone, everywhere by 2030.

In the last financial year, the region’s water company has raised almost £80,000 for the international not-for-profit. 

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Get On Board On Car Free Day

Get On Board On Car Free Day
September 21, 2020

Bus company East Yorkshire is celebrating Car Free Day on Tuesday 22 September by highlighting all the benefits of catching the bus.

World Car Free Day is a global event, encouraging the population to try giving up their cars for the day and exploring more sustainable ways to travel – whether that’s by public transport, by bike, or simply walking.

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It’s All Change At The Defence School Of Transport

It’s All Change At The Defence School Of Transport
September 19, 2020

On a recent visit to the Defence School of Transport, the Director of Land Warfare, Major General James Illingworth OBE, surprised a member of staff with a prestigious Director Land Warfare Coin.  

Sgt Gary Pryor, a specialist instructor at Normandy Barracks, Leconfield, was conducting a mock driving test with a student when he found himself at the scene of an accident involving a car and a motorcycle.  

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Skidby Windmill To Reopen At Weekends

Skidby Windmill To Reopen At Weekends
September 15, 2020

Skidby windmill which was built in 1821 and is now the home of the Museum of East Riding Rural Life, is due to open its doors again at weekends on Saturday, 19 September after being closed at weekends in recent times.

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Graham Stuart Gets Behind Great British September Clean

Graham Stuart Gets Behind Great British September Clean
September 14, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has pledged his support for this year’s Great British September Clean, run by environmental charity, Keep Britain Tidy, together with East Riding of Yorkshire Council Ward Councillors for Beverley Rural, Minster and Woodmansey, South East Holderness, South West Holderness and Mid Holderness.

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Beverley’s Genuine Gents Survives Lockdown As ‘A Cut Above The Rest’

Beverley's Genuine Gents Survives Lockdown As 'A Cut Above The Rest'
September 14, 2020

When Genuine Gents opened its doors on Beverley’s Butcher Row for the first time back in February, the owner had no notion they’d have to shut only a few weeks later as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions kicked in.

Since Oscar Dugan re-opened again on July 4 this unique barbers has been making a name for itself as the latest addition to the town’s men’s hairdressing scene.

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Top Photography Exhibition To Go On Show At Beverley Art Gallery

Top Photography Exhibition To Go On Show At Beverley Art Gallery
September 14, 2020

Saturday, 19 September will see the opening of a major touring exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery – the Royal Photographic Society’s International Photography Exhibition.

The exhibition features the 100 best photographs from across the globe as selected by the RPS, one of the world’s oldest photography associations.

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