A special picture challenge trail at Danes Dyke is now available on the ‘What Was Here?’ app to encourage people to say where they think historic images were photographed.
A major scheme to improve the road surfaces around five roundabouts in the East Riding is to begin this month.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is investing around £600,000 in the scheme to upgrade the roundabouts, including four on the busy A1035 and A165 Beverley to Bridlington road.
As the new academic year begins and the government’s new ‘gold standard’ T Level qualifications start to be delivered for the first time across the country.
East Riding College has announced that they have been invited to deliver the flagship qualifications in the next phase of T Levels in 2022.
A new lobster hatchery and research laboratory has opened in Bridlington, with the aim of producing important research on fishing grounds off the East Riding coast.
The development of the Yorkshire Marine Research Centre, based on the South Pier overlooking the harbour, has been developed by the Holderness Fishing Industry Group in close association with the Holderness Coast Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG), which contributed 50% of the capital cost of the new facility, sourced from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.
Since the start of 2020, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has continued to invest in its schools’ estate with a capital programme in excess of £1.5 million. Using a combination of funding from the Department for Education and the council’s own reserves, this year has seen more than 70 schemes being delivered across the East Riding. The work includes larger schemes to replace school roofs and boilers that are beyond…
Pizza Baby, a new New York, Italian-style family restaurant, Gelato cafe and evening wine bar, has just re-opened in Beverley’s Flemingate following a full, lockdown refurbishment.
The redesigned family-owned and run pizza, burger and pasta restaurant has now taken full advantage of its large floor space and spacious patio area with a new floor, champagne flower wall, added screens, and booths, revised table layout as well as a revamped heated outdoor area to the front.
Construction has started on a new roundabout on the A165 Scarborough Road in Bridlington, halfway between the junctions of Seathorne Road and Grindale Lane.
The work will also include improving the existing footway to create a combined cycle/footway between Scarborough Roundabout and the new roundabout
Hull and East Yorkshire will become one of the first areas in the country to have bike-friendly buses, in a £2m investment by one of the region’s leading public transport operators.
Bus company East Yorkshire has bought eight state of the art, environmentally friendly new double-decker buses, costing £260,000 each, all of which have special racks to carry bikes on board.
East Riding Councillors have approved a Motion from Lib Dem Linda Johnson to bid for £485,000 for safer cycling.
The bid has to be submitted by the Council before the deadline of 7 August, to qualify for Government funding. The Motion was passed unanimously.
East Riding College said farewell to its long-serving Chair of the Corporation at the end of July.
Local businessman Simon Wright joined the board of governors at the college fifteen years ago when the Beverley campus was based at the old Gallows Lane site and before the current Bridlington campus was built.
Popular local children’s entertainer Magic Mike will be back for fun and frivolity at Bridlington Spa with two shows per week in August.
With social distancing in place, the venue will be operating at a reduced capacity and the show will take place in the Edwardian style theatre. Instead of the Royal Hall.
East Riding Lib Dem Councillors will be urging East Riding Council to bid for further funding for cycle lanes in the area.
The Liberal Democrats plan to push their ideas later this week when the full council meets at County Hall on Wednesday.
Since their launch last year, East Riding Libraries Cuppa and a Chorus group singing sessions have been a hit with residents across the area.
When libraries were forced to close due to lockdown, the team worked with choirmaster Mark Howley to bring the sing-along online, and have received amazing feedback.
Graham Stuart, MP has commended the work of staff and students at East Riding College (ERC) throughout the coronavirus pandemic following a virtual meeting with the college’s Principal, Mike Welsh.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that the popular Bridlington Park and Ride bus service will start on Saturday, 4 July, and will run until early November, seven days a week.
Whilst the COVID-19 restrictions are in place, customers will have to wear a face-covering if they wish to travel on the Park and Ride. There will also be reduced capacity on the Park and Ride buses to ensure social distancing.
Following the government’s announcements on 23 June, East Riding of Yorkshire Council is now able to issue updates on the reopenings of more of its facilities for residents and visitors.
Dog owners are being reminded that restrictions excluding their pets from certain parts of beaches along the East Coast will be enforced from Saturday, 4 July this year, having been temporarily suspended in May.
The introduction of the annual exclusion, enforced by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, was delayed this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This week is Breastfeeding Celebration Week with the theme being promoting and supporting breastfeeding during the Covid-19 pandemic.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council Children’s Centres and Humber NHS Teaching Foundation Trust Integrated Public Health Nursing Service (ISPHNS) have teamed up with breastfeeding charities and Public Health England to run a campaign on social media.