£2.7million Road Improvement Scheme Now Complete

£2.7million Road Improvement Scheme Now Complete
September 13, 2019

A £2.7million scheme to improve East Riding roads and help protect them against potholes has now been completed for 2019.

As part of its annual surface dressing programme, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s highways maintenance team carried out work at 190 sites across the area during the spring and summer months.

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Next Phase Of Major Improvement Works On A164 Set To Start

Next Phase Of Major Improvement Works On A164 Set To Start
July 31, 2019

Work on a major scheme to transform a congested section of the A164 between Beverley and the Humber Bridge is reaching its next stage.

The construction of two new roundabouts to relieve congestion and improve road safety at the junction of the A164, Great Gutter Lane and Riplingham Road began in March.

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Get On Your Bike At Hull’s Trinity Market This Summer

Get On Your Bike At Hull's Trinity Market This Summer
July 24, 2019

A bike charity that aims to make cycling more affordable will be in Trinity Market this summer to support and promote cycling in the city.

R-evolution is a local charity committed to encouraging more people to cycle. The charity also trains people in bike repair, with the aim of helping them gain employment.

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Completion Of £2.15m Scheme To Improve East Riding Roads

Completion Of £2.15m Scheme To Improve East Riding Roads
September 3, 2018

A £2.15million scheme to improve East Riding roads and help protect them against potholes has now been completed.

Despite a challenging, hot summer for the highways maintenance team, work was carried out at 170 sites across the area as part of East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s annual surface dressing programme.

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Investigatory Works To Commence Along The A164 Following Funding

Investigatory Works To Commence Along The A164 Following Funding
July 23, 2018

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.

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Much-Needed Jock’s Lodge Funding Welcomed By MP

Much-Needed Jock’s Lodge Funding Welcomed By MP
May 17, 2018

Local MP Graham Stuart hailed the announcement of record funding for the East Riding as the Department for Transport unveiled £40 million to revamp the problematic Jock’s Lodge junction.

The news comes after a long campaign where Graham took the Council’s bid to the very top of Government.

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Over £1m To Be Invested Fixing Potholes In The East Riding

Over £1m To Be Invested Fixing Potholes In The East Riding
April 4, 2018

MP, Graham Stuart, has welcomed a major boost for road users after the Transport Secretary announced a multi-million pound scheme to repair potholes on Britain’s roads.

As part of the package, the East Riding will see more than £1.2 million invested to fix dangerous potholes and improve road surfaces, which have suffered during the recent spells of wintry weather.

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Changes To Mobile Phone Penalties – One Year On

Changes To Mobile Phone Penalties - One Year On
March 1, 2018

On 1 March 2017, the penalty charge for using a hand held mobile phone whilst driving was changed from a £100 fine to £200 and from three to six points on your driving licence. It is now a year since the changes came into place.

Latest figures from Safer Roads Humber show that 658 drivers were detected using a handheld mobile phone whilst driving in 2017 (Jan – Dec 2017) of which over 400 people have had the opportunity to attend a driver training course. This is in comparison to the 1,200 drivers detected in 2016 for the same offence.

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St Mary’s Primary School Beverley Reaches For The STARS!

St Mary's Primary School Beverley Reaches For The STARS!
November 27, 2017

An East Riding primary school has been named as a regional winner of an event which celebrates the success of schools which encourage greener and healthier ways of travel.

St Mary’s CE Primary School in Beverley was named as the Yorkshire and Humber primary school of the region for 2018 at the Modeshift STARS awards event, held in Leeds.

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Have Your Say On Proposals To Improve A164 And Jock’s Lodge Junction

Have Your Say On Proposals To Improve A164 And Jock’s Lodge Junction
November 2, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is keen to hear from members of the public on proposals to improve part of the A164 and the Jock’s Lodge Junction.

As part of its funding bid to the Department for Transport (DfT), the council has launched an online survey and has arranged drop-in sessions at Beverley Racecourse on Wednesday, 8 November (9.30am-6.45pm) and the Morrison’s Beverley store on Friday, 10 November (9.30am-6.45pm) to hear from the public.

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Government Funding Secured For A164 Road Improvements

Government Funding Secured For A164 Road Improvements
October 23, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been awarded just under £3 million from the Department for Transport (DfT) to build a new four-arm roundabout on the A164, at the Riplingham Road and Great Gutter Lane staggered crossroad junction, near Kirk Ella.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council was the only local authority in the Humber region to successfully bid for funding and one of only 76 projects across the country to get the go ahead.

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Public Urged To Lobby MP And Council To Support Charity That Faces Uncertain Future

Public Urged To Lobby MP And Council To Support Charity That Faces Uncertain Future
October 16, 2017

Beverley Community Lift, the local charity that provides transport services for elderly and disabled people, was dealt a severe blow recently when its Chief Executive, Jan Stainforth, received a letter from the Department for Transport, setting out its proposals to impose restrictions that could have a seriously damaging impact on the Charity’s core services, possibly even leading to Beverley Community Lift being forced to close down.

East Rising Ward Councillor, Denis Healy, whose St Mary’s ward includes Beverley Community Lift, explained the problem in more detail following a meeting with Jan Stainforth.

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East Riding’s £2.35m Road Dressing Programme Almost Complete

East Riding’s £2.35m Road Dressing Programme Almost Complete
August 8, 2017

Around 70 miles of road has been improved this summer as part of East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s annual surface dressing programme.

This year’s £2.35million scheme, which began in May, has seen work carried out at 160 sites across the East Riding to repair and maintain road surfacing to help extend the life of the highway.

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Northern Rail Strike Will Leave People Baffled And Frustrated

Northern Rail Strike Will Leave People Baffled And Frustrated
March 10, 2017

Graham Stuart, the MP for Beverley and Holderness, has criticised the rail strike set to cause major disruption for passengers across the north of England on Monday.

The strike has been triggered by the RMT after Northern Rail refused to meet its demands for guarantees about the future of guards on all trains. The RMT is objecting to Northern’s reform plans before it has even discussed them in detail with the company.

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