An award-winning cycle training scheme for refugees in the East Riding has got back on the road for 2019.
Thirty refugees from Syria who have settled in the East Riding to escape the civil war in their country are being given training in cycling skills and road safety to help them navigate the roads in their new country.
Sportsability Fitness Training is running a competition to win a place on their Level 2 Instructing Fitness Gym course, worth £550.
As the gateway qualification to the fitness industry, this Level 2 qualification opens up opportunities to become a Personal Trainer. It also provides a gateway to undertake add-on courses. These include spin sessions, aqua fitness and also to specialise in working with children and the elderly.
A new joint venture for local sports training provider, Sportsability will help the company stake its claim in the burgeoning fitness industry, with use of the gym and facilities for its learners at Cottingham Parks.
The move aims to enhance the courses for fitness instructing and personal training, through the Active IQ qualifications Sportsability provides.
Humberside Police say a man has been arrested by detectives investigating reports a bogus Post Office worker conned elderly East Yorkshire residents into handing over their bank cards before stealing them.
The 39-year-old man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of theft and fraud by misrepresentation in connection with the incident. He has since been released pending further enquiries.
Following the announcement that the council has secured £40 million from the Department for Transport towards a major highway improvement scheme on the A164 and at Jock’s Lodge junction, the next stage of the scheme’s development includes investigatory work which will feed into the detailed scheme design.
The next phase of this work is based on assessing the highway drainage. This work will start on the evening of Monday, 23 July at Castle Hill Roundabout, Cottingham, working along the A164 northwards to Lincoln Way Roundabout, Beverley.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Employment, Education and Skills Team has joined up with East Riding Theatre’s Artist in Residence – She Productions – to deliver an innovative training course for local unemployed people.
The Finding Your Voice Programme is designed to build confidence, communication, social and creative skills for local unemployed people.