Local councillors, MPs and businesses are being urged to join forces to make the case for electrifying and upgrading the railway lines in and out of Hull, amid fears rail infrastructure investment plans could be watered down.
This year’s Bridlington Kite Festival drew in big crowds at the weekend with kite-enthusiasts treated to a range of different shapes and designs in the air.
More than 100 kites took to the skies, including Oscar, the world’s largest teddy bear, Bertie Bassett, a stingray, Mario, and a 100m-long dragon made by hand in Bali, according to owner Malcolm Goodman who brought it along to Sewerby Fields in only its second outing.
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.
The annual Bridlington Kite Festival – a weekend of vibrant kites soaring high above Sewerby Fields in the seaside town – is set to return in September. As a result, visitors can now find out more about the weekend’s activities by visiting the brand-new web page.
The East Riding Festival of Words has launched its Poetry Competition for 2021.
The competition will reach its climax with an event at North Bridlington Library on Saturday, 29 January 2022, at 11am, to celebrate the winning poets, hear from the judges, and listen to the winning poems.
Residents are being encouraged to share their views on plans to further improve cycle lanes in key parts of the city.
A consultation has been launched to gather views on plans to improve sustainable travel links between Hull and the East Riding, including improvements along key cycle routes from Hull to Beverley and Hull to Cottingham.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Asset Strategy Department recently secured funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to support the installation of a Solar Farm at the council’s South Cliff Holiday Park in Bridlington, as well as solar panels on the roofs of 22 council buildings, including leisure centres and libraries.
Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House will reopen on Monday, 17 May with a brand new exhibition.
‘To the Water’ has been created by curators Helena Cox and Sally Hayes, and is a unique mix of art and social history, looking at the different ways in which waterways have inspired artists over the centuries.