Long-Serving College Governor Steps Down As Chair

Long-Serving College Governor Steps Down As Chair
July 28, 2020

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. 

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Children’s Shows Return To Bridlington Spa

Children's Shows Return To Bridlington Spa
July 28, 2020

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.

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Bridlington Park And Ride Buses And Land Trains Will Start On 4 July

Bridlington Park And Ride Buses And Land Trains Will Start On 4 July
June 25, 2020

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. 

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Dog Restrictions On East Riding Beaches Will Be Enforced From 4 July

Dog Restrictions On East Riding Beaches Will Be Enforced From 4 July
June 22, 2020

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.

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Breastfeeding Celebration Week In The East Riding

Breastfeeding Celebration Week In The East Riding
June 3, 2020

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.

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What Was Here App Takes On A Whole New Dimension

What Was Here App Takes On A Whole New Dimension
May 29, 2020

Last year, East Riding Archives unveiled a new app to turn back time. 

‘What was Here’ is a virtual ‘time machine’ on smartphones or tablet devices to let users see what used to be at various locations across Hull and East Yorkshire, using historic photos. 

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Waters Ward Reopens At Bridlington Hospital

Waters Ward Reopens At Bridlington Hospital
May 21, 2020

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been in advanced discussions with East Riding of Yorkshire Council and NHS partners relating to the re-opening of a ward on the Bridlington Hospital site in order to create more capacity for residential care during the coronavirus pandemic.

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ArtWaves Festival Launches Wants Photos Capturing Pandemic Life

ArtWaves Festival Launches Wants Photos Capturing Life In Lockdown
May 6, 2020

ArtWaves Festival is proud to be launching a photographic call out to the region for images that capture people’s experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The festival is seeking to build an online gallery of submitted imagery from those in self-isolation, lockdown, key workers and any other experiences that could be shared to create a snapshot of East Yorkshire life during this time.

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The East Riding Festival Of Words Poetry Competition Is Back For 2020

The East Riding Festival Of Words Poetry Competition Is Back For 2020
May 4, 2020

For those seeking inspiration in this period of lockdown, the East Riding Festival of Words has launched its Poetry Competition for 2020.

The competition will reach its climax with an event at North Bridlington Library on Saturday, 28 January, 2021, at 11am, to celebrate the winning poets, hear from the judges, and listen to the winning poems.

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Urgent Fundraising Appeal To Support Charities In The Community

Urgent Fundraising Appeal To Support Charities In The Community
April 16, 2020

Local charities helping the most vulnerable in North and East Yorkshire during this global crisis are being supported through grant-giving by Two Ridings Community Foundation.

While the Foundation’s Coronavirus Community Fund total is approaching £1million, £500,000 of which is new donations raised over the past month, more is needed and the Foundation is making a plea to anyone who can to help by donating to the appeal. 

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