Credit Union Claims National Award For Putting Fairness To Customers First

Credit Union Claims National Award For Putting Fairness To Customers First
October 12, 2021

An organisation that has been providing a loans and savings lifeline for families for more than 20 years has been rewarded with a top accolade in a nationwide awards scheme.

HEY Credit Union, which has branches across East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire, shared the top spot in the Treating Customers Fairly category in the Consumer Credit Awards 2021 (CCA).

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Festival Of Words – Back With Live Children’s Events For 2021

Festival Of Words – Back With Live Children’s Events For 2021
October 11, 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.

Puppets Plays and Storydays are back again with another entertaining puppet storytelling, this time of ‘Three little fish and the big bad shark’ by Ken Geist.

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Bridlington Kite Festival 2021 A Flying Success

Bridlington Kite Festival 2021 A Flying Success
September 17, 2021

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.

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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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‘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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Bridlington Kite Festival Set For September Return

Bridlington Kite Festival Set For September Return
August 17, 2021

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.

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Solar Panels To Be Fitted To 22 More Council Buildings

Solar Panels To Be Fitted To 22 More Council Buildings
May 18, 2021

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. 

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Beverley Art Gallery Reopens With A Brand New Exhibition

Beverley Art Gallery Reopens With A Brand New Exhibition
May 12, 2021

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.

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