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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Free online business workshops offered by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, and delivered by a retail specialist The Retail Group, are continuing to support and guide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in East Riding town centres.
Rafters of Driffield have been serving the local area with fresh, local produce for over 23 years and have been awarded the accolade of The Best Independent Greengrocer in the UK for two years running.
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.