Part-Worn Tyres Seized From Garage By Local Trading Standards

Part-Worn Tyres Seized From Garage By Local Trading Standards
Mar 18, 2019

Trading standards officers are investigating a number of garages across the East Riding after they were found to be selling part-worn tyres that were dangerous to the public.

As part of a Yorkshire and Humber-wide survey, trading standards officers from East Riding of Yorkshire Council visited four garages selling part-worn.

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Safer Sleep Week Roadshow To Take Place In Beverley

Safer Sleep Week Roadshow To Take Place In Beverley
Mar 9, 2019

Safer Sleep Week is an annual campaign run by the Lullaby Trust to raise awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and the safer sleep advice that reduces the risk of it occurring.  Sadly, around five babies a week in the UK die from SIDS.

This year, the focus of Safer Sleep Week is on co-sleeping.  It is estimated that by the age of three months half of all babies born in England and Wales will have slept in an adult bed with one or both parents, whether intended or not. 

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Nappy Incentive Launched To Educate Parents About Waste Disposal

Nappy Incentive Launched To Educate Parents About Waste Disposal
Mar 6, 2019

Parents in the East Riding are being urged to support a new nappy campaign. The new campaign has been by the council to help prevent costly contamination in recycling bins.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s waste recycling team has started the scheme as they want to encourage parents to put all their babies’ waste in their green bins.

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High Proportion Of Year Six Pupils Assigned School Of Choice

High Proportion Of Year Six Pupils Assigned School Of Choice
Mar 4, 2019

More than nine out of ten Year 6 children in the East Riding have been awarded places for the school named by parents as their first choice in the 2019/20 secondary school admissions round.  

Letters to parents, informing them of the outcome of their applications for secondary school places in September 2019, are being sent out today, Friday 1st March.  This is known as ‘National Offer Day’ and is the date that all local authorities in England have to send the letters out to parents.

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Cancer Awareness – Understanding How To Spot The Signs Of Cancer

Cancer Awareness - Understanding How To Spot The Signs Of Cancer
Feb 14, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is asking residents to be more aware of the signs of cancer. Their appeal comes following the launch of their Cancer Awareness Project.

The council are hoping more people will spot the signs which will help increase survival rates. Figures show that if detected early people 81pc chance of survival. While if found later this figure drops dramatically to just 26pc.

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Community Morning To Be Held As First Faze The Gypsey Race Park Complete

Community Morning To Be Held As First Faze The Gypsey Race Park Complete
Feb 6, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Esh Construction are hosting a community morning. It will take place on Saturday, 9 February, from 10am-12noon. The morning is to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the new Gypsey Race Park, in Bridlington.

Work on the new linear park started in early 2018. It will see a green corridor along the stream providing pleasant walking and cycling routes. Also, it will feature play areas and improved habitats for wildlife.

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Firm Fined £2,000 For Illegal Adverts For Beverley Christmas Event

Firm Fined £2,000 For Illegal Adverts For Beverley Christmas Event
Feb 4, 2019

A company has been fined £2,000 for illegally placing a number of signs on the roadside advertising a Christmas event in Beverley.

Cottage Industrys Ltd of Tokenspire Business Park, Woodmansey, represented by its director Paul Leonard, admitted placing 38 signs on the sides of major roads, junctions and roundabouts to promote a Mistletoe Fair at Beverley Racecourse, held last November.

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Beverley Man Served With Closure Notice

Beverley Man Served With Closure Notice
Jan 30, 2019

A Beverley man has been served with a Closure Notice in an attempt to prevent anti-social behaviour, disorder, nuisance and criminal behaviour in and around his home on Schofield Avenue in Beverley.

Officers from Humberside Police successfully applied for a Closure Order for 15 Schofield Avenue, Beverley. 

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Under Funded East Riding Schools Deliver On GCSE Results

Under Funded East Riding Schools Deliver On GCSE Results
Jan 26, 2019

East Riding secondary schools are again celebrating their success in the GCSE league tables. The news comes are the new tables were issued by the Department for Education.

Results show that 46.30pc of students studying in East Yorkshire Schools achieved grade 5 or above in English and Maths.

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