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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Child Sex Offender From East Yorkshire Jailed For Six Years

Child Sex Offender From East Yorkshire Jailed For Six Years
April 7, 2020

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.

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East Riding Car Park Permits To Be Extended For Free

East Riding Car Park Permits To Be Extended For Free
April 1, 2020

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.

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Grants Allocated To Organisations Helping Vulnerable Residents Most In Need

Grants Allocated To Organisations Helping Vulnerable Residents Most In Need
March 31, 2020

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.

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Miller Graphics Moves Into Brand New Home In Revamped Minster House

Miller Graphics Moves Into Brand New Home In Revamped Minster House
March 19, 2020

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.

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Coastal Farmers Markets Are Coming To Bridlington

Coastal Farmers Markets Are Coming To Bridlington
March 12, 2020

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.

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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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