Climate Change – Local Authority Urge Residents To Have Their Say

Climate Change – Local Authority Urge Residents To Have Their Say
December 5, 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is inviting residents to provide their views to the Council on climate change in the East Riding through an interactive online questionnaire. 

Residents will be able to use an interactive map of East Riding to highlight locations where there are opportunities for further positive climate action and express any opinions about climate change more generally through a series of questions.

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Upgrade To Pumping Stations To Reduce Flood Risk Is Complete

Upgrade To Pumping Stations To Reduce Flood Risk Is Complete
November 20, 2021

A £1.2m project to update two pumping stations that reduce flood risk and drain low lying agricultural areas into the River Hull is complete.

Located between Driffield and Beverley, the Hempholme and Wilfholme pumping stations have been refurbished to extend their working life so they can continue to function, draining land and reducing flood risk in the area during periods of heavy rainfall, more efficiently and effectively into the future.

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YORSwitch October Auction Update

YORSwitch October Auction Update
October 23, 2021

In the YORSwitch October auction suppliers were unable to bid below, or indeed close to, the Ofgem price cap, so there was no winning bid on this occasion.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s YORSwitch team is now in an unusual situation, where its best advice is to not switch to a fixed tariff but roll on to the price cap when your current deal ends.

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Passes Will Soon Be Needed At All Household Waste Recycling Sites

Passes Will Soon Be Needed At All Household Waste Recycling Sites
September 15, 2021

Residents in the East Riding are being reminded that passes will be needed to gain entry to any of the area’s household waste recycling sites from Friday, 1 October.

The passes have been introduced by East Riding of Yorkshire Council to make the system fairer – to make sure the sites are only being used by East Riding residents.

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Switch And Fix Your Energy Tariff With YORSwitch

Switch And Fix Your Energy Tariff With YORSwitch
August 29, 2021

Registration for the latest YORSwitch round is now open, and residents across the East Riding are being encouraged to switch and fix their energy tariffs.

Since YORSwitch began in 2013, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council scheme has helped more than 36,000 households switch their energy tariffs, with savings of over £7.6 million for East Riding residents. 

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Residents Passes For East Riding Household Waste Recycling Sites

Residents Passes For East Riding Household Waste Recycling Sites
July 7, 2021

From 1 October 2021, all cars entering an East Riding Household Waste Recycling Site (HWRS) will need to display a resident’s pass – proving residence in the East Riding – to gain entry to the site.  

Every household in the East Riding will receive their household’s pass in the post by 16 August 2021 advising of changes to waste collection dates. The passes are provided free of charge, and can be used for any of the ten East Riding HWRS.

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National Highways & Transport Survey – A Voice For Your Residents

National Highways & Transport Survey – A Voice For Your Residents
June 18, 2021

Local people are being asked for their views on East Riding of Yorkshire Council highways and transport services – from the condition of roads and footpaths to the quality of cycling facilities.

The answers will be compared with the views of other members of the public across England and Scotland, thanks to the National Highways and Transport Public Satisfaction survey.

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Solar Panels To Be Fitted To 22 More Council Buildings

Solar Panels To Be Fitted To 22 More Council Buildings
May 18, 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Asset Strategy Department recently secured funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to support the installation of a Solar Farm at the council’s South Cliff Holiday Park in Bridlington, as well as solar panels on the roofs of 22 council buildings, including leisure centres and libraries. 

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£1.2 Million Improvement Scheme Planned For Busy Roundabout

£1.2 Million Improvement Scheme Planned For Busy Roundabout
April 6, 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is developing a £1.2 million scheme to improve the A164 junction with the B1232 at Willerby, also known as The Ketch roundabout.

Queues are often formed on the approaches to the roundabout, particularly on the B1232 from Willerby as motorists wait to turn right onto the A164 towards Beverley. Traffic is forecast to increase in the future with new housing to be built in the area.

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Views Sought On Proposals For New Multi-Storey Car Park In Bridlington

Views Sought On Proposals For New Multi-Storey Car Park In Bridlington
January 26, 2021

People in Bridlington are being asked to give their views on plans for a new multi-storey car proposed for the town.

The proposals will see East Riding of Yorkshire Council redevelop the existing car park space on Beck Hill and Hilderthorpe Road with a three-level building which will provide modern, secure and well-lit parking facilities in a convenient location to serve the town centre.

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East Riding Of Yorkshire Prepares For Potential Flooding

East Riding Of Yorkshire Prepares For Potential Flooding
January 20, 2021

Residents in the East Riding are being reminded to keep up-to-date with potential flood warnings in the coming days and take any necessary personal flood protection measures as the area prepares for significant rainfall this week.

The MET office has predicted that the East Riding may experience around 30-60mm of water between Tuesday morning and Thursday morning. The total average monthly rainfall for this area in January is around 50-60mm.

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