‘Green’ Grants Available For Community Groups In The East Riding

‘Green’ Grants Available For Community Groups In The East Riding
June 14, 2019

Community groups across the East Riding are being invited to apply for grants to go towards projects that make their environment a better place to be.

The grants are being made available by East Riding of Yorkshire Council as part of the Government’s Year of Green Action (YoGA) which was launched earlier this year to raise awareness of, and participation in, an action that is beneficial to the environment.

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2019 Bridlington Seafood Festival – A Taste Of The Coast

2019 Bridlington Seafood Festival - A Taste Of The Coast
June 12, 2019

The 2019 Bridlington Seafood Festival will once again set taste buds tingling when it returns to the town on The Spa Promenade on the weekend of 15-16 June.

The two-day event, which runs from 10am-4pm both days, will offer seafood cookery demonstrations, free children’s entertainment, live music, educational sessions and, of course, a wide selection of food stalls, traders and exhibitors.

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Cherry Burton Residents To Benefit From Sportsfield Improvement

Cherry Burton Residents To Benefit From Sportsfield Improvement
June 11, 2019

Cherry Burton residents are delighted to see the completion of the refurbishment of the Sportsfield Pavilion. Work undertaken has also seen drainage improvements on two of the three football pitches.

The project has cost £67,649 and been funded by the FCC Communities Foundation which has contributed £37,836 and East Riding of Yorkshire Council who contributed £22,000.

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Cycle4Life Challenge Week Kicks Off In Beverley With Bike Fest

Cycle4Life Challenge Week Kicks Off In Beverley With Bike Fest
June 9, 2019

A week-long festival of cycling will be held across the East Riding in June to encourage people of all ages to get on their bikes.

The annual Cycle4Life Challenge Week, now in its fifth year, will involve six days of bike-themed events with fun challenges and activities on two wheels for families, schoolchildren and school staff.

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Missing Swing Will Be Replaced As A Matter Of Urgency

Missing Swing Will Be Replaced As A Matter Of Urgency
June 8, 2019

A missing swing will be replaced as a matter of urgency says Councillor David Boynton. His comments come after he was contacted with regard to swing going missing from the local play area.

Cllr Boynton says that while this may seem like a trivial issue, he was pleased it was brought to his attention.

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Honour For ‘Inspirational’ Council Officer For Work With Children And Families

Honour For 'Inspirational' Council Officer For Work With Children And Families
June 8, 2019

An ‘inspirational’ council officer has been made a Member of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her work with children and families across the East Riding.

Bridget Bennett, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s service manager for early years and family support, has worked as a social worker in front line practice since 1977.  She has worked in the East Riding since 1999, having previously managed a family centre in York.

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Facebook Fly-Tipper Fined £1,815 For Dumping Rubbish Near Howden

Facebook Fly-Tipper Fined £1,815 For Dumping Rubbish Near Howden
June 4, 2019

A man from Hull who advertised a waste removal service on Facebook has been ordered to pay £1,815 after dumping a resident’s rubbish in a layby near Howden.

Audrius Zigmantas, of Doncaster Street, Hull, admitted he and a friend collected the waste from a resident in Cottingham, using his van, but he claimed it was his friend who disposed of the items.

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Housing Plans A Major Step Towards Completion Of Council Masterplan

Housing Plans A Major Step Towards Completion Of Council Masterplan
May 22, 2019

Beverley-based Lovel Developments has submitted plans for the next phase of East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s housing masterplan for the town after securing permission for an initial project to build 189 homes.

The Council’s planning committee has now approved the first phase of the scheme south of Willow Lane and Philip Lovel, Managing Director of Lovel Developments, said the decision opens up an area of 14.25 hectares of land which is part of the masterplan.

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Youth Offending Service Become First In England To Achieve Outstanding

Youth Offending Service Become First In England To Achieve Outstanding
May 16, 2019

The East Riding Youth Offending Service has become the first in England and Wales to score full marks in an official inspection.

HM Inspectorate of Probation has given East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s service an overall ‘Outstanding’ rating. Inspectors looked at 12 aspects of the service’s work and – for the first time – awarded the top rating for all areas.

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