Driver Shortages Mean Buses Will Run On Temporary Timetables

Driver Shortages Mean Buses Will Run On Temporary Timetables
September 16, 2021

Bus company East Yorkshire has announced that from Sunday 19 September it will be temporarily reducing some timetables in Hull & Beverley in the face of the nationwide bus driver shortage.

Along with many other industries, bus operators across the country are experiencing a shortage of staff, leaving the company with not enough drivers to operate routes each day.

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Major Live Blues Gig Returns To Beverley

Major Live Blues Gig Returns To Beverley
September 16, 2021

A musician regarded by many to be the most compelling British blues artist since the great names of the sixties heads to Beverley in November for the first major live Beverley Blues gig in two years.

Ian Siegal plays the Masonic Hall in Trinity Lane on Thursday, November 11 as the forerunner of a return of the annual Beverley Blues Weekender in 2022.

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Volunteers Praised For Their Invaluable Contribution To The Vaccination Rollout

Volunteers Praised For Their Invaluable Contribution To The Vaccination Rollout
September 16, 2021

HEY Smile Foundation volunteers across Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire are being praised for their invaluable contribution to the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out.

Over 380,000 people have been double vaccinated throughout Hull and East Riding and health bosses say that none of this would have been possible without those volunteers who have given up thousands of hours of their own time to assist GPs and practice staff to get people the lifesaving COVID-19 jab.

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More Than 900 Foster Parents Needed Across Yorkshire

More Than 900 Foster Parents Needed Across Yorkshire
September 15, 2021

With the number of children needing foster care continuing to rise, a Beverley fostering agency, Orange Grove Fostercare is encouraging people to consider opening up their home to a child in care.

According to the Fostering Network, the UK’s leading fostering charity, 900 foster families are needed across Yorkshire.

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Housebuilder Supports Beverley Minster’s Secret Garden

Housebuilder Supports Beverley Minster’s Secret Garden
September 14, 2021

Barratt Developments Yorkshire East has donated £1,000 to an important organisation in Beverley which aims to create an accessible space for the community to use and invest in.

The chosen cause, local parish church, Beverley Minster, owns an area of land that is being developed into a “Secret Garden” by a group of volunteers, with the aim of providing the area for the use of the church and local communities. 

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Free Compost Giveaways Return This Month

Free Compost Giveaways Return This Month
September 13, 2021

The free compost giveaways run by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council are returning this month.

Eight giveaway events will be held across the area between Saturday 18 September and Friday 1 October, where around 5,000 bags of compost will be handed out for free to local residents.

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Women In Business To Share Stories As They Celebrate Silver Jubilee

Women In Business To Share Stories As They Celebrate Silver Jubilee
September 6, 2021

A group that was formed more than 25 years ago to bring together women holding senior roles in the Hull and East Yorkshire business community will turn back the clock next week for a belated silver jubilee celebration.

The current members of Women in Business will welcome six of the people who launched the group in 1994 to enable women to support each other professionally and socially.

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‘Try Month’ Set For September

'Try Month' Set For September
August 31, 2021

Would you like the opportunity to try out a new hobby, learn a new skill or expand your knowledge completely for free and with no commitment?

This September you can do just that. East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Adult Learning and Employability team are back with another ‘Try Month’, bringing you the opportunity to try out as many different courses as you like, in one of our centres or online.

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Switch And Fix Your Energy Tariff With YORSwitch

Switch And Fix Your Energy Tariff With YORSwitch
August 29, 2021

Registration for the latest YORSwitch round is now open, and residents across the East Riding are being encouraged to switch and fix their energy tariffs.

Since YORSwitch began in 2013, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council scheme has helped more than 36,000 households switch their energy tariffs, with savings of over £7.6 million for East Riding residents. 

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East Riding Festival Of Words Returns With Live Events For 2021

East Riding Festival Of Words Returns With Live Events For 2021
August 24, 2021

East Riding Libraries are delighted to announce a varied and exciting programme for their literature festival, The East Riding Festival of Words, which will be back with live events this autumn.

The main festival will take place from Friday 15 to Saturday, 23 October, with additional events scheduled in the lead-up, plus a varied programme of children’s events too. 

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Community Money Advice – Debt Centre Will Help People in Beverley

Community Money Advice - Debt Centre Will Help People in Beverley
August 5, 2021

Beverley families struggling with debt and money problems are offered hope as a new debt advice centre is launched in Beverley.

The new centre is part of the Community Money Advice network where trained debt advisers offer free, confidential, face-to-face advice and support to help people find relief from debt and financial hardship.

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