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.
The Bridlington Kite Festival, which was unfortunately cancelled earlier this year due to COVID-19, will become a virtual festival instead in 2020.
The festival, which is an annual celebration of kites, should have taken place at Sewerby Fields, Bridlington on Saturday, 16 and Sunday, 17 May 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.
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.
Rainbow signs thanking NHS staff and carers in the East Riding for their work during the COVID-19 outbreak are to be installed on five roundabouts by East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
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.
A ‘perverted’ 19-year-old child sex offender from Bridlington has been jailed for 6 years after he pleaded guilty to nine offences.
Jack Walker, of Fort Terrace, Bridlington, pleaded guilty to four counts of sexual activity with a child, two counts of engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child, one count of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity and two common assaults.
Drivers who have bought season tickets (permits) for council car parks in the East Riding are to have them extended for free for two months.
The decision comes after East Riding of Yorkshire Council made all council car parks and pay-and-display bays free of charge until Sunday 31 May to show its support for frontline workers and volunteers during the coronavirus effort.
Eight invaluable local organisations have been awarded grants totalling nearly £14,000 by Two Ridings Community Foundation to help support vulnerable residents and individuals who are suffering hardship as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The Covid-19 outbreak is impacting voluntary, community and social enterprise groups and at times of crisis, the strength and desire to help from the public can make the most difference.
An industry-leading business bringing brands to life has become the first occupier of a revamped landmark building in the thriving market town of Beverley.
Miller Graphics UK, which is part of the Miller Graphics Group operating in 11 countries worldwide, was based at Carnaby Industrial Estate in Bridlington for almost three decades, providing digital brand imaging and other services to its many clients.
East Riding Libraries and Customer Services are now able to assist customers in the creation of Ordnance Survey maps.
These maps are suitable for a variety of uses including planning and building regulations applications.
New for 2020, Coastal Farmers Markets are coming to Bridlington on the third Saturday of every month, starting on Saturday, 21 March.
Located on the South Promenade between the RNLI building and Bridlington Spa, and open from 9am – 2pm, the Farmers Markets will feature a large number of local food, beverage and craft stalls. Entry will be free.
Yorkshire Cancer Research is £1,200 better off thanks a fundraising event held at the Sun Inn Beverley.
Lynne Peterson who organised was thrilled with the total. She was also grateful to the support shown by the pub and the people who attended.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A series of roadshows are being held across the East Riding to inform local businesses, community groups and members of the public how they can get involved in the 2020 Tour de Yorkshire.
This year’s race will start in Beverley’s Saturday Market on Thursday, 30 April.