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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Major Carriageway Reconstruction On The A63 To Begin This Month

Roadworks Due To Start On B1248
March 2, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is to carry out major carriageway reconstruction on the A63, between Knedlington crossroads and the East Riding boundary, starting on Monday, 20 March.

The £750,000 project will involve reconstructing sections of the A63, which will be carried out on behalf of the council by Cemex Paving Solutions Ltd.

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Hull Trains Bucks The Trend With Unprecedented Gender Equality Record

Hull Trains Bucks The Trend With Unprecedented Gender Equality Record
February 16, 2017

Hull Trains has reiterated its total commitment to equality in the wake of the Department for Transport’s calls for more women in transport.

The UK’s Rail Operator of the Year is at the top of the industry for customer service and satisfaction and is also leading the sector on gender equality and the support it gives to females wanting to pursue a career in rail.

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Motorists Face Possible Delays Due To Maintenance Works On The A1079

Roadworks Due To Start On B1248
January 19, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that essential maintenance work on seven bridges over the A1079 between the roundabout at Bishop Burton and the east of Jocks Lodge interchange is about to be carried out.

The £500,000 project, funded through the highway maintenance grant allocated to the council by the Department for Transport, will begin on Monday 23 January, and is scheduled for completion by the end of March, 2017.

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MP Stands Up For Blue Badge Clock Users Urging For Reform

MP Stands Up For Blue Badge Clock Users Urging For Reform
November 23, 2016

Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart is pushing for a fair deal for blue badge clock users with his constituent Katrina Gardner – an active thalidomide campaigner.

Ms Gardner, of Sproatley, is one of many thalidomides who are able to drive without use of their arms and has qualified for the Government’s Blue Badge scheme

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