Christmas Events At Markets In Beverley And Pocklington

Christmas Events At Markets In Beverley And Pocklington
December 13, 2019

Special Christmas events will be held at markets in Beverley and Pocklington to entertain shoppers in the run-up to the festive holidays.

Seasonal entertainment and Christmas Eve markets are some of the events planned, organised jointly by the market traders and East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

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Try New Skills For The New Year With 2020 Adult Learning Courses

Try New Skills For The New Year With 2020 Adult Learning Courses
December 9, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is offering learners aged 19 years and over the perfect start to the New Year with its 2020 course launch and free Try Month.

An exciting range of part-time adult learning courses is available now to view and book on-line, and throughout January there will be an opportunity to try many of them free of charge.

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East Riding Youth Offending Service In The Running For National Award

East Riding Youth Offending Service In The Running For National Award
December 7, 2019

The East Riding Youth Offending Service (YOS) has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award after becoming the first in England and Wales to score full marks in an official inspection.

HM Inspectorate of Probation gave East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s service an overall ‘outstanding’ rating earlier this year, awarding it the top rating for all 12 aspects of its work.

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Free Parking In Run-Up To Christmas Returns For 11th Year

Free Parking In Run-Up To Christmas Returns For 11th Year
November 28, 2019

Free parking across all council-operated car parks in the East Riding will come into force this weekend.

For the 11th year, East Riding of Yorkshire Council will suspend parking charges at all council on-street parking bays and off-street car parks for the four weekends in the run-up to Christmas in a bid to boost trade and visitor numbers to towns.

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Community Hub Proposals To Be Shared With Towns Residents

Community Hub Proposals To Be Shared With Towns Residents
November 28, 2019

Beverley Town Council’s ambitious proposals to transform the old St Nicholas’s school into a modern community hub for Beverley will be shared with the public.

The Town Council are to hold a special consultation event at Armstrong’s Social Club next Wednesday 4 December between 3pm and 7pm.

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Major Refurbishment Of Skidby Windmill

Major Refurbishment Of Skidby Windmill
November 26, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is about to embark on a major refurbishment of a much loved East Riding landmark – Skidby Windmill.

The refurbishment will require the removal of all the sails and the fantail and their transportation to a traditional millwright in Norfolk where they will be stripped and carefully examined for rot and other damage and then restored to their former glory.

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Local Transport Projects Celebrates 15 Years In Business

Local Transport Projects Celebrates 15 Years In Business
November 25, 2019

Local Transport Projects (LTP) has celebrated 15 years in business during which time it has grown from small start-up offices in Beverley into one of the country’s leading independent transport planning and traffic engineering practices.

Founded in 2004 by co-directors, Tony Kirby and Andy Mayo, LTP has since worked with over 770 different clients completing nearly 3,000 jobs, including 565 transport assessments and 545 road safety audits, while expanding from a team of two to more than 20 employees today.

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Electors Encouraged To Register For Postal Votes To Beat Potential Bad Weather On Election Day

Electors Encouraged To Register For Postal Votes To Beat Potential Bad Weather On Election Day
November 20, 2019

People wanting to vote in next month’s general election but are concerned about not being able to get to a polling station due to potential bad weather are being urged to register for a postal vote.

The general election will take place on Thursday, 12 December, the first time a general election has been held in December since 1923, and it does mean that on polling day there could be bad weather.

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Bin Lorry Fire Sparks Appeal To Residents Not To Put Batteries In Bins

Bin Lorry Fire Sparks Appeal To Residents Not To Put Batteries In Bins
November 19, 2019

Residents in the East Riding are being urged not to put batteries or power banks in their bins – after one of them sparked a fire in a bin lorry.

One of East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s bin collection crews was forced to tackle a fire after black smoke started billowing from the back of their truck while they were working in Bridlington.

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Sewerby Hall And Gardens Is Embracing Contemporary Artwork

Sewerby Hall And Gardens Is Embracing Contemporary Artwork
November 18, 2019

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council Museums Service, working with the Humber Museums Partnership which is funded by the Arts Council, is proud to be unveiling a contemporary artistic commission for interested artists to express an interest and submit their proposals.

An artistic fee of £8,000 is on offer for the successful applicant to bring a taste of contemporary art to the iconic setting of Sewerby Hall and Gardens in summer 2020.

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East Riding Festival Of Words 2019 Declared A Success

East Riding Festival Of Words 2019 Declared A Success
November 9, 2019

The East Riding Festival of Words 2019 has been declared a big success, both by audiences and the authors involved.

The festival took place in various locations across the East Riding between 15 and 20 October and featured a wide range of authors discussing murder, belonging and a great deal more besides.

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Launch Of Hull & East Yorkshire Tourism Awards

Launch Of Hull & East Yorkshire Tourism Awards
November 8, 2019

Awards that reward the region’s best, brightest, most successful and innovative tourism businesses have been given a significant boost with the news that they will also now be a route to national recognition.

The 2020 Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards, the REYTAs, organised by tourism body Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY), are officially launched.

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Festival of Christmas 2019 Returns To Beverley For 24th Year

November 4, 2019

One of the leading Christmas market events in the UK returns to Beverley on Sunday, 8 December with The Beverley Festival of Christmas 2019.

The festival will light up the historic market town for its 24th year, promising a vast array of seasonal stalls and three Victorian markets from 10am-4pm on this special festive day, with the traditional parade leading its way from Wednesday Market to Saturday Market at 10am.

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Walking For Health Programme Celebrates 16 Years

Walking For Health Programme Celebrates 16 Years
October 29, 2019

East Riding’s Walking for Health programme has celebrated its 16th year of providing health walks for the community.

The first walk was launched in October 2003 at what was then Beverley Leisure Complex, with one walk being led once a week. There are currently 22 different locations covering large towns and some villages, offering 1,031 yearly, 86 monthly and 21 weekly walks.

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