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.
High-quality hospice care including family bereavement support, therapy sessions and music therapy are just some of the ways in which donations to the Electricals Re-use Shop have helped local families.
Since its opening in July 2020, the Electrical Re-use Shop has sold over 470 items raising over £20,000 for Dove House Hospice.
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.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has released a new app called the ‘East Riding Council’ app for residents to download and find out information about the local authority’s bin collection service and waste & recycling.
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.
SWIFT action has been taken as part of a re-roofing project to ensure a group of birds who return to the same council homes in Bridlington every year will have a place to nest when they arrive back in the UK.
It was confirmed that the four local authorities on both sides of the Humber Estuary – East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Hull City Council and the North & North East Lincolnshire Councils – have submitted a joint bid, which is being led by Associated British Ports, for the Humber to be considered for Freeport status.
A poll by FCC Environment / YouGov has revealed that the public is keen to buy a wide variety of quality, second-hand items from their local household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) – doing good for the environment, for local charities and the community in the process.
The boss of an award-winning business is using webinar experiences sharpened under lockdown to help students at her old school prepare for the world of work.
Girls at Beverley High School are learning from the career of Helen Gibson, Managing Director of Agencia Consulting, as part of a move to help students plan their futures and to assist the school itself with developing its careers strategy.
The Humber will be at the centre of a new study looking at how technology can support workforces to choose how and where they want to work in order to improve staff health and well-being as well as increasing efficiency and productivity in the delivery of services to the public.