The leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council has written to the Prime Minister to request additional support from the Government in relation to the ongoing health emergency in Hull and the East Riding posed by COVID-19, with cases in the area continuing to rise.
Prue Blake, Secretary of the Beverley Christmas Lights Appeal says it has been a challenging year for the group.
Made up of seven members these volunteers work tirelessly all-year-round fundraising to light up the town for the festive period.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has met with the Chair of the Humber County Priory Group for St John Ambulance to discuss how the charity has worked to support the NHS throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
The meeting also comes after news that St John Ambulance is to close its Morton Lane base in Beverley, following a coronavirus-catalysed review of the charity’s estate.
COVID-19 is spreading and the ‘second wave’ is been felt hard in this area. While the UK is under lockdown measures, these are set to change in less than two weeks.
However, given the fact that this region is seeing such high numbers, it is highly unlikely much will change around here.
A new book on local history is being released just in time for Christmas by the Swanland Heritage Centre.
The book is a stroll through the village of Swanland, told through the eyes of one local woman – Elizabeth Dyson.
New parents are being reminded they are not alone during these tough times caused by the pandemic. Being a new mum or dad is a wonderfully exciting time, but it can also bring many challenges.
The additional pressures of the Covid-19 pandemic mean that some new parents can find things especially difficult.
Details of an electronic system supporting people who are receiving end of life care in the Humber, Coast and Vale Care Partnership area, have been published nationally, to share with other health and care organisations as best practice.
Couples in the East Riding were able to beat the clock and bring forward their wedding ceremonies before going into lockdown.
Staff from East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s registration and celebratory services team pulled out all the stops. They wanted to ensure couples could tie the knot before the second lockdown came into effect.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council, as part of its pledge to deliver the commitments set out in the Armed Forces Covenant in the region, is working together with partners to improve the support for the local Armed Forces community.
New web pages now available on the council’s website have been designed around themes including employment, education and skills, families, children and young people, health and wellbeing, housing, money advice, together with general information and support.
Coronavirus cases continue to soar in this region despite the national lockdown. However, are we really doing enough to get the virus under control locally?
The second national ‘Lockdown’ feels nothing like the first one. The biggest difference is that it is business as usual for most.
Businesses forced to close during lockdown can now apply for support grants from Hull City Council.
Payments will be made to eligible businesses from Monday 16 November.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has met with Cllr Richard Burton, the leader of East Riding Council, and its Chief Executive, Caroline Lacey, to hear updates on the council’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and to get the chance to feed local concerns back into Government Ministers.
The community and economic effects of Covid-19 will come under the spotlight at a top-level online conference to be held by a business which works internationally to drive positive social impact through transformational change.
Construction work has now restarted at Springs Court, a forthcoming McCarthy and Stone Retirement Living Plus development in Cottingham.
Construction was paused at the Northgate site in the wake of the first coronavirus lockdown in March.
Humberside Police are supporting Operation Sceptre. It is a national campaign to tackle knife crime.
Op Sceptre aims to reduce the number of people, especially young people, carrying a weapon.
Household waste recycling sites in the East Riding are to stay open during the new lockdown – for essential waste only.
All 10 East Riding of Yorkshire Council sites will stay open from 10am to 5pm seven days a week throughout the new lockdown.
Measures have been announced to support businesses in Hull during the lockdown.
Businesses forced to close, which are registered for Business Rates, will receive grants worth up to £3,000 per month under the Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG).
The Remembrance Day Parade, due to take place on Sunday 8 November, has been cancelled.
The event is unable to take place in its usual format due to the Covid-19 lockdown, however, Hull City Council is working with the Royal British Legion to ensure that the millions who lost their lives in the First World War and subsequent conflicts are honoured.