East Riding Of Yorkshire COVID-19 Vaccination Bus A Success

East Riding Of Yorkshire COVID-19 Vaccination Bus A Success
September 20, 2021

The vaccine roll-out throughout East Riding of Yorkshire has been very successful with 90% of people receiving their first and 84% their second.

This is due, not only to the number of vaccination clinics throughout the large geographical area, but also the health and wellbeing bus that is touring East Riding of Yorkshire, offering the lowest-vaccinated areas in the region easier access to COVID-19 vaccine.

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Bridlington Kite Festival 2021 A Flying Success

Bridlington Kite Festival 2021 A Flying Success
September 17, 2021

This year’s Bridlington Kite Festival drew in big crowds at the weekend with kite-enthusiasts treated to a range of different shapes and designs in the air.

More than 100 kites took to the skies, including Oscar, the world’s largest teddy bear, Bertie Bassett, a stingray, Mario, and a 100m-long dragon made by hand in Bali, according to owner Malcolm Goodman who brought it along to Sewerby Fields in only its second outing.

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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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Passes Will Soon Be Needed At All Household Waste Recycling Sites

Passes Will Soon Be Needed At All Household Waste Recycling Sites
September 15, 2021

Residents in the East Riding are being reminded that passes will be needed to gain entry to any of the area’s household waste recycling sites from Friday, 1 October.

The passes have been introduced by East Riding of Yorkshire Council to make the system fairer – to make sure the sites are only being used by East Riding residents.

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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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Tiny Treasures Are Back At The Treasure House In Beverley

Tiny Treasures Are Back At The Treasure House In Beverley
September 10, 2021

The popular Tiny Treasures sessions are returning to the Treasure House in Beverley from Thursday, 16 September.

The sessions, for under 5s and their accompanying adults, explore different themes from the Treasure House Museum and Beverley Art Gallery collections and take place on Thursday afternoons.

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‘Try Month’ Set For September

'Try Month' Set For September
August 31, 2021

Would you like the opportunity to try out a new hobby, learn a new skill or expand your knowledge completely for free and with no commitment?

This September you can do just that. East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Adult Learning and Employability team are back with another ‘Try Month’, bringing you the opportunity to try out as many different courses as you like, in one of our centres or online.

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Syrian Refugee To Help With Beverley Minster’s Sanctuary Project

Syrian Refugee To Help With Beverley Minster’s Sanctuary Project
August 24, 2021

A Syrian refugee has been presented with woodworking tools so that he can help with the creation of a new space for reflection in the churchyard at Beverley Minster.

Yassar Sheikh Debes, 48, has been loaned a set of chisels to enable him to carry out voluntary work on Beverley Minster’s Sanctuary project, which will involve him helping to develop the outdoor sanctuary space at the Minster.

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Bridlington Kite Festival Set For September Return

Bridlington Kite Festival Set For September Return
August 17, 2021

The annual Bridlington Kite Festival – a weekend of vibrant kites soaring high above Sewerby Fields in the seaside town – is set to return in September. As a result, visitors can now find out more about the weekend’s activities by visiting the brand-new web page.

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Council Launches COVID-19 Local Support Grant

Three-Quarters Of Adults In Yorkshire Don’t Have A Savings Plan
August 14, 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has launched a discretionary grant scheme to support those most in need with the cost of food, energy, water bills and other essentials.

The grant aims to give vulnerable households peace of mind as COVID-19 restrictions are eased by helping those who need it to have food on the table and other essentials.

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Councillor To Champion Equality, Diversity And Inclusion Across The East Riding

Councillor To Champion Equality, Diversity And Inclusion Across The East Riding
August 10, 2021

Giving a voice to the minority groups across the East Riding and making sure everyone matters is the aim of new equalities, diversity and inclusion champion, Councillor Jacob Birch.

Councillor Birch was given the role after Councillor Jonathan Owen became leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council earlier this year and made equality, diversity and inclusion one of his priorities.

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