Countryside Events Programme Launched For 2017

Countryside Events Programme Launched For 2017
February 16, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s countryside access team has launched its Countryside Events 2017 programme.

From rambles and themed walks (including photography, navigation, geocaching and orienteering) to wildlife watching events; from Kids Go Wild events to workshops, conservation days and natural craft workshops – the programme includes something for everybody with an interest in the outdoors.

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Join East Riding Libraries For A Library Safari This February Half Term

Jingle Bells And Funny Smells At East Riding Libraries This Christmas
February 8, 2017

There will be a chance to join East Riding Libraries this February Half-Term (20-24 February) for an animal -themed storytime, inspired by the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery, which runs from 11 February to 22 April.

The libraries team have selected some fun stories including ‘One to Ten, Animal Mayhem’ by Thomas Flintham, ideally suited to pre-schoolers; and David Walliams’s ‘First Hippo on the Moon’ which is fun for all the family.

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Driffield Added To The Tour De Yorkshire Business Roadshow Line-Up

Driffield Added To The Tour De Yorkshire Business Roadshow Line-Up
January 18, 2017

A free roadshow will be held at The Showground in Driffield, designed to help businesses and the community maximise the opportunities presented by the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire, which will pass through the Capital of the Wolds for the first time.

Welcome to Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire Council will host the event on Wednesday, 15 February, from 10am-12.30pm.

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DRIFFIELD TRIATHLON :A Decade Of Fun And Fitness For All The Family

DRIFFIELD TRIATHLON :A Decade Of Fun And Fitness For All The Family
January 17, 2017

Now in it’s 10th year the Driffield Triathlon is fast approaching, and what better motivation to start the year than signing up to one of Yorkshire’s most loved pool-based triathlons.

Peter and Paul Mathieson, the “other brothers” in triathlon have been successully running triathlons across the county through Freebird Events since 2007, making this their 10th year in the business! A decade of sporting achievements and a pat on the back all round, for both the dedicated team and fantastic competitors.

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MP Expresses Support To HART’s Bid For NHS Patient Transport Role

MP Expresses Support HART's Bid For NHS Patient Transport Role
January 17, 2017

Graham Stuart joined East Riding Councillor Jane Evison and a group of constituents as he rode on the Holderness Area Rural Transport (HART) bus to celebrate its achievements and promote its bid to become a registered NHS non-emergency patient transport provider in 2017.

Founded in 2003 to tackle transport needs in Holderness, HART has gone from strength to strength and now has nine vehicles covering the coast from Bempton to Spurn including the market towns of Driffield, Hedon, Withernsea and Hornsea.

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Walking Netball Sessions To Start In Driffield

Walking Netball Sessions To Start In Driffield
January 11, 2017

Brand new walking netball sessions are to launch in Driffield later this month with the aim of helping ladies who may be worried about their fitness levels or mobility issues discover the sport for the first time or re-discover their love of the game.

The sport was introduced to the East Riding in 2015, by the council’s Sport, Play & Arts Service with the support of England Netball, and has gone from strength to strength ever since with weekly sessions now taking place in Beverley, Haltemprice, Withernsea and Goole.

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Free Wi-Fi Helps People Stay Connected At More Council-Run Venues

Free Wi-Fi Helps People Stay Connected At More Council-Run Venues
January 4, 2017

Residents visiting registration and celebratory services, entertainment venues, adult learning centres and Bevelrey Leisure Centre that are run by East Riding of Yorkshire Council will now be able to stay connected as free Wi-Fi goes live.

The works represent an important investment by the authority and allow residents to access services and transact with the council digitally.

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TDY 2017 Take To The Road To Show Commercial Advantages

TDY 2017 Take To The Road To Show Commercial Advantages
December 23, 2016

Welcome to Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire Council will host a business and community roadshow at Bridlington Spa on Monday, 30 January and at The KP Club, Kilnwick Percy, York, on Wednesday, 22 February to help Bridlington and Pocklington make the most of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire.

The free events will take place between 2-4pm in the Harbour Suite, at Bridlington Spa, and 3-5pm at The KP Club, with those attending needing to register online.

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Vital Lifeline For Vulnerable Residents All Year Round

Vital Lifeline For Vulnerable Residents All Year Round
December 21, 2016

Many people will be looking ahead to spending time with loved ones over the Christmas and New Year period.

But there is a team of dedicated council staff who will be working around the clock to ensure the safety of some of the East Riding’s most vulnerable residents while giving their friends and family that all important peace of mind.

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Cherry Burton Pre-School Get Welcome Boost From Newest Agent In Town

Cherry Burton Pre-school Get Welcome Boost From Newest Agent In Town
December 15, 2016

Cherry Burton Pre-school’s annual Christmas raffle has received a welcome boost this year from award-winning estate agents, Woolley & Parks, who have donated the star prize of a crate of champagne.

This Driffield-based agent, which opened up in Beverley last month, has wasted no time in getting involved in the local community, choosing to support the work of Cherry Burton Pre-school, which is rated outstanding by Ofsted.

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MP & Mayor To Join Forces In Protest Over Possible Hospital Closure

MP & Mayor To Join Forces In Protest Over Possible Hospital Closure
December 7, 2016

MP Graham Stuart and the Mayor of Beverley Cllr Robert Begnett are urging locals to protest against the possible closure of the East Riding Community Hospital Minor Injuries Unit even though it already looks likely to escape the NHS axe.

Plans for closures of the region’s MIUs are currently being debated by the East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group, and with millions of pounds needed to be saved, at least three of the region’s six units will be closed.

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Councillors To Consider Final Proposals For Supported Bus Services

Councillors To Consider Final Proposals For Supported Bus Services
December 6, 2016

Final proposals for East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s supported bus services are due to be considered by senior councillors next week.

The report, due to go before Cabinet members on Tuesday, 13 December, will include a number of amended proposals following an extensive transport needs assessment and formal public consultation.

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Charity’s Christmas Appeal Given Extra Urgency

Charity's Christmas Appeal Given Extra Urgency
November 26, 2016

The Sailors’ Children’s Society has launched one of its most important Christmas appeals of the last few years.

The Hull-based national charity, which supports nearly 450 children of disadvantaged seafaring families, needs thousands of pounds to provide warm clothing and sturdy footwear for them this winter.

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