Poetry Competition – Final Chance To Enter For 2020

Poetry Competition - Final Chance To Enter For 2020
November 17, 2020

Time is running out to enter the East Riding Festival of Words Poetry Competition for 2020. It will reach its climax with an online event on Saturday, 28 January 2021.

The event will celebrate the winning poets, hear from the judges, and listen to the winning poems. However, the closing date for entries to be submitted and paid for will be Saturday, 28 November 2020.

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Buses To Continue Running Through Lockdown

Buses To Continue Running Through Lockdown
November 3, 2020

Local bus company East Yorkshire has announced that their buses will continue running during the lockdown. 

The operator’s buses will all run to normal timetables, to enable people to continue to travel to school, college, supermarkets and essential employment. 

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Lobster Hatchery And Research Laboratory Opens In Bridlington

Lobster Hatchery And Research Laboratory Opens In Bridlington
September 8, 2020

A new lobster hatchery and research laboratory has opened in Bridlington, with the aim of producing important research on fishing grounds off the East Riding coast.

The development of the Yorkshire Marine Research Centre, based on the South Pier overlooking the harbour, has been developed by the Holderness Fishing Industry Group in close association with the Holderness Coast Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG), which contributed 50% of the capital cost of the new facility, sourced from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

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Building Improvements At More Than 70 East Riding Schools In 2020

Building Improvements At More Than 70 East Riding Schools In 2020
August 26, 2020

Since the start of 2020, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has continued to invest in its schools’ estate with a capital programme in excess of £1.5 million. Using a combination of funding from the Department for Education and the council’s own reserves, this year has seen more than 70 schemes being delivered across the East Riding. The work includes larger schemes to replace school roofs and boilers that are beyond…

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Pizza Baby Back Open Following Full Lockdown Refurbishment

Pizza Baby Back Open Following Full Lockdown Refurbishment
August 21, 2020

Pizza Baby, a new New York, Italian-style family restaurant, Gelato cafe and evening wine bar, has just re-opened in Beverley’s Flemingate following a full, lockdown refurbishment.

The redesigned family-owned and run pizza, burger and pasta restaurant has now taken full advantage of its large floor space and spacious patio area with a new floor, champagne flower wall, added screens, and booths, revised table layout as well as a revamped heated outdoor area to the front.

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Construction Of New Roundabout On The A165 Begins

Construction Of New Roundabout On The A165 Begins
August 17, 2020

Construction has started on a new roundabout on the A165 Scarborough Road in Bridlington, halfway between the junctions of Seathorne Road and Grindale Lane.

The work will also include improving the existing footway to create a combined cycle/footway between Scarborough Roundabout and the new roundabout

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East Yorkshire’s First Luxury Bike Buses Arrive On The Region’s Roads

East Yorkshire’s First Luxury Bike Buses Arrive On The Region’s Roads
August 10, 2020

Hull and East Yorkshire will become one of the first areas in the country to have bike-friendly buses, in a £2m investment by one of the region’s leading public transport operators.

Bus company East Yorkshire has bought eight state of the art, environmentally friendly new double-decker buses, costing £260,000 each, all of which have special racks to carry bikes on board.

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Long-Serving College Governor Steps Down As Chair

Long-Serving College Governor Steps Down As Chair
July 28, 2020

East Riding College said farewell to its long-serving Chair of the Corporation at the end of July. 

Local businessman Simon Wright joined the board of governors at the college fifteen years ago when the Beverley campus was based at the old Gallows Lane site and before the current Bridlington campus was built. 

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Children’s Shows Return To Bridlington Spa

Children's Shows Return To Bridlington Spa
July 28, 2020

Popular local children’s entertainer Magic Mike will be back for fun and frivolity at Bridlington Spa with two shows per week in August.

With social distancing in place, the venue will be operating at a reduced capacity and the show will take place in the Edwardian style theatre. Instead of the Royal Hall.

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Bridlington Park And Ride Buses And Land Trains Will Start On 4 July

Bridlington Park And Ride Buses And Land Trains Will Start On 4 July
June 25, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that the popular Bridlington Park and Ride bus service will start on Saturday, 4 July, and will run until early November, seven days a week.

Whilst the COVID-19 restrictions are in place, customers will have to wear a face-covering if they wish to travel on the Park and Ride. There will also be reduced capacity on the Park and Ride buses to ensure social distancing. 

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