Two Ridings Community Foundation are calling on local people and businesses to donate to their Surviving Winter appeal as requests for support from people all over the region are coming in.
The Surviving Winter appeal, launched last month, has already raised £5,000 to support vulnerable people through the harsh winter period, but from the requests for support coming in, much more is needed
A free park and ride service from Beverley Racecourse will be in operation for both the Festival of Christmas and the Made in East Yorkshire Christmas markets from Sunday, 12 December until Friday, 17 December 2021 so visitors won’t have to worry about finding parking in the town or how long they spend browsing the centre of Beverley.
MP Graham Stuart, has met with Northern Rail officials to challenge them over reductions to the Hull to Scarborough service via Bridlington.
The meeting was set up following complaints to the MP from local residents unhappy with the changes, which they claim make it harder to commute in and out of Hull, particularly if staying in Hull for the evening.
In the week leading up to Remembrance Day 2021, over 140 officers and soldiers of The Yorkshire Regiment will lay commemorative wreaths at war memorials in 30 towns across the region as well as parading on Remembrance Sunday, 14 November, in Hull; Barnsley, Huddersfield, Middlesbrough and York.
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.