Find Out About Fostering And How You Can Make A Difference

Find Out About Fostering And How You Can Make A Difference
September 17, 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to recruit new foster carers and supported lodgings providers, for children and young people, at a fostering event in Driffield next week.

Anyone interested in finding out more about becoming a foster family is invited to go along to an information event at Driffield Rugby Club, YO25 9DW (next to Driffield Show Ground), on Tuesday, 21 September, starting at 7pm, with refreshments available from 6.30pm. 

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Free Compost Giveaways Return This Month

Free Compost Giveaways Return This Month
September 13, 2021

The free compost giveaways run by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council are returning this month.

Eight giveaway events will be held across the area between Saturday 18 September and Friday 1 October, where around 5,000 bags of compost will be handed out for free to local residents.

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Switch And Fix Your Energy Tariff With YORSwitch

Switch And Fix Your Energy Tariff With YORSwitch
August 29, 2021

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. 

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East Yorkshire Poultry Business Invests In Fun New Van To Spread The Word

Poultry Business Invests In Fun New Van To Spread The Word
August 6, 2021

As the national labour shortage threatens supplies of its poultry, a Driffield poultry business has injected some fun into its fleet of vehicles.

Soanes Poultry’s latest vehicle, a refrigerated Vauxhall Combo is fondly known as the ‘vanbassador’ took to the road last week after being expertly wrapped by Scarborough signwriting business, Don French Signs.

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Beverley Enterprise Centre Builds Up To A Brighter Future As Construction Work Starts

Beverley Enterprise Centre Builds Up To A Brighter Future As Construction Work Starts
May 5, 2021

Construction work has begun on a new enterprise centre in Beverley, paving the way for around 30 companies to make it their new home once completed early next year.

The £4.8million development on Grovehill Road will become a landmark building in the market town and will offer superior facilities for new and existing businesses, regenerating a former demolition site and visually enhancing the immediate area.

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New Constituency Data Show Beverley & Holderness Ahead Of The National Vaccine Curve

New Constituency Data Show Beverley & Holderness Ahead Of The National Vaccine Curve
March 4, 2021

Local MP Graham Stuart has welcomed new constituency-level vaccination figures which show that Beverley and Holderness is ahead of the national average of one-third of adults having received their first Covid-19 jab.

The most recently available data show all jabs administered up to 21st February, at which point 32,581 people over the age of 18 had received their first dose of either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Oxford/AstraZeneca shot.

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Cookery School And Guest Accommodation Celebrate 10 Years In Business

Cookery School And Guest Accommodation Celebrate 10 Years In Business
October 27, 2020

The team at an award-winning Driffield cookery school and luxury bed and breakfast are celebrating their 10th anniversary.

Established on a former pig farm belonging to JSR Farms Ltd., The Yorkshire Wolds Cookery School and Guest Accommodation were established in 2010 to provide a range of cookery and skills courses for all ages and skill levels, plus overnight accommodation in a rural setting.

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East Yorkshire’s First Luxury Bike Buses Arrive On The Region’s Roads

East Yorkshire’s First Luxury Bike Buses Arrive On The Region’s Roads
August 10, 2020

Hull and East Yorkshire will become one of the first areas in the country to have bike-friendly buses, in a £2m investment by one of the region’s leading public transport operators.

Bus company East Yorkshire has bought eight state of the art, environmentally friendly new double-decker buses, costing £260,000 each, all of which have special racks to carry bikes on board.

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