27th European Open Beach Championship Returns To East Coast

27th European Open Beach Championship Returns To East Coast
February 25, 2020

A large stretch of the East Riding coast will for the 27th year welcome over a thousand anglers from the UK and abroad for the Paul Roggeman European Open Beach Championship (EOBC).

The three-day beach fishing competition will take place from Friday, 6 to Sunday, 8 March, with the opportunity to compete for tackle and cash prizes out of a total prize fund of £35,000.

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February Half Term Fun In East Riding Libraries

February Half Term Fun In East Riding Libraries
February 14, 2020

February half term will be fun at East Riding libraries with activities for younger children and their families.

Jungle Dance Storytimes will be a chance to find waltzing warthogs and rock n’ rolling rhinos. The Storytimes will feature ‘Giraffes can’t Dance’ with songs, stories and craft activities.

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Volunteers Needed For Making It Right Panel

Volunteers Needed For Making It Right Panel
February 12, 2020

The East Riding Youth Offending Service is looking to recruit more volunteers for its Making it Right Panel, to which young people are referred by the courts.

The youth offending service works with 10 to 18-year-olds who have either received a court sentence or who are being dealt with outside the court system.

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More Road Closures Scheduled In Bridlington Due To Ongoing Works

More Road Closures Scheduled In Bridlington Due To Ongoing Works
February 12, 2020

Carriageway and footway improvements works are progressing well along the A1038, Kingsgate, in Bridlington, and East Riding of Yorkshire Council is reminding road users and local residents of further forthcoming road closures which form part of the scheme.

The carriageway between 41 and 19 Kingsgate will be reconstructed during the week commencing Monday, 17 February for five days as part of the ongoing works to improve Kingsgate.

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Good Progress Made On £2.5m Bridlington Station Plaza Scheme

Good Progress Made On £2.5m Bridlington Station Plaza Scheme
February 5, 2020

Good progress is being made on a £2.5m investment to transform the entranceway to Bridlington Railway Station.

Work began on the Bridlington Station Plaza Scheme in July last year to create an attractive new pedestrian area in front of the railway station, the introduction of a one-way system, and brand new car parking.

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ArtWaves Environmental Open Call

ArtWaves Environmental Open Call
January 28, 2020

ArtWaves Festival launched the Environmental Project in 2019 as a strand of the overall festival to highlight current issues and raise awareness of negative practices impacting the environment.

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Dorchester Hotel Documentary Prompts Chef To Reprint Memoir For Charity

Dorchester Hotel Documentary Prompts Chef To Reprint Memoir For Charity
January 27, 2020

A chef who has raised thousands of pounds for charity by telling the tales of a career which took him from The Dorchester in London’s Park Lane to some of the top kitchens in East Yorkshire will share his stories on national TV this week.

Derek Baugh, who won acclaim as Managing Director of Willerby Manor Hotel and as owner with his wife Lee of the renowned Manor House Hotel in Walkington, will celebrate the broadcast by ordering a reprint of “Memories of a Dorchester Chef and Beyond” to raise more money for the Daisy Appeal.

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Landlord In Bridlington Fined After Ignoring Improvement Notices

Landlord In Bridlington Fined After Ignoring Improvement Notices
January 17, 2020

A Bridlington landlord who continually ignored requests to carry out vital repairs to a property he owned has been fined £2,000.

David Christlow, 54, of Prospect Street, Bridlington appeared at Beverley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 8 January where he pleaded guilty to two offences of failing to comply with improvement notices served under section 11 and 12 of the Housing Act 2004.

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Pontefract Beat Beverley In Forgettable Encounter

Pontefract Beat Beverley In Forgettable Encounter
January 13, 2020

Not much to write home about here. This was pretty dire stuff. Beverley will want to forget it as quickly as possible, and so will most of the spectators.

Pontefract were the better of the two sides and fully deserved their win but neither team or the game generally, ever really got going.

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From Medicine To Music Via Yorkshire’s First Whisky Distillery

From Medicine To Music Via Yorkshire's First Whisky Distillery
January 10, 2020

A young singer-songwriter from Beverley will make her debut at the Spirit of Yorkshire’s Distillery Sessions next month.

Having completed a MSc in Molecular Medicine, Rachel Makena is now turning her attention to her lifelong passion for music and will perform on the 31 January at the intimate Hunmanby venue where Yorkshire’s first single malt whisky, Filey Bay is being produced.

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Countdown To Glory For Tourism Businesses In Local Region

Countdown To Glory For Tourism Businesses In Local Region
January 9, 2020

Tourism businesses across Hull and East Yorkshire are being urged not to miss out on the chance to grab an industry “Oscar” and put themselves firmly in the spotlight.

The “go for glory” fanfare was sounded by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire’s acting tourism manager Will Hall with the deadline for this year’s Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards – the REYTAs – fast approaching.

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East Riding College Ofsted Report Is A Positive One

East Riding College Ofsted Report Is A Positive One
January 7, 2020

East Riding College has recently received a very positive Ofsted report under the new, tougher 2019 education inspection framework.

The College, which has campuses in Beverley and Bridlington and a site in Hull, has now maintained its “good” status for over a decade following November’s short inspection visit.

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Taxi Marshals To Help Revellers Stay Safe This Christmas

Taxi Marshals To Help Revellers Stay Safe This Christmas
December 18, 2019

As revellers start to get into the Christmas spirit, taxi marshals will once again be on the streets of Beverley and Bridlington making sure people get home safely.

For the ninth consecutive year, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s licensing team will be providing taxi marshals who will be working through the night on the streets of two East Yorkshire towns, to ensure Christmas and New Year celebrators are getting home safely.

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