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.
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.
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.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Active Towns project is aimed at encouraging and supporting communities and residents to be more physically, mentally, and socially active in Pocklington, Market Weighton, Goole and Howden.
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.
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.
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.
Senior leaders at East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s children’s services are “working effectively through an improvement plan” despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Ofsted inspectors.