Residents To Access Faster Broadband Thanks To Funding Boost

Residents To Access Faster Broadband Thanks To Funding Boost
September 25, 2020

Homes and businesses in rural parts of the East Riding will be able to access faster and more reliable internet speeds thanks to extra funding from East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

As part of the Government’s £22million Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme, the council has committed an additional £500,000 to help its residents and businesses in hard-to-reach places to get even better connected as part of a group scheme.

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Hull Fair Brought To Life In Digital Exhibition

Hull Fair Brought To Life In Digital Exhibition
September 16, 2020

The sights and sounds of Hull Fair can still be enjoyed this year thanks to a digital exhibition that launches this weekend.

The exhibition, Hull Fair, includes specially commissioned videos of the iconic and historic annual event, interviews with regular fairgoers explaining why the fair means so much to them, as well as pictures and objects that have been kindly submitted by the public.

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Graham Stuart Gets Behind Great British September Clean

Graham Stuart Gets Behind Great British September Clean
September 14, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has pledged his support for this year’s Great British September Clean, run by environmental charity, Keep Britain Tidy, together with East Riding of Yorkshire Council Ward Councillors for Beverley Rural, Minster and Woodmansey, South East Holderness, South West Holderness and Mid Holderness.

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Lobster Hatchery And Research Laboratory Opens In Bridlington

Lobster Hatchery And Research Laboratory Opens In Bridlington
September 8, 2020

A new lobster hatchery and research laboratory has opened in Bridlington, with the aim of producing important research on fishing grounds off the East Riding coast.

The development of the Yorkshire Marine Research Centre, based on the South Pier overlooking the harbour, has been developed by the Holderness Fishing Industry Group in close association with the Holderness Coast Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG), which contributed 50% of the capital cost of the new facility, sourced from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

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Back To School: Advice For Pupils And Parents On Safe Bus Travel

Back To School: Advice For Pupils And Parents On Safe Bus Travel
September 2, 2020

Children and their parents are being encouraged to follow the latest advice about safe bus travel, as the new school year begins for many.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is encouraging families to prepare their travel routes in advance and make sure youngsters are aware of new precautions in place to keep everyone safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Skidby Mill To Be Closed To Visitors At Weekends

Skidby Mill To Be Closed To Visitors At Weekends
August 26, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that Skidby Mill will, unfortunately, be closed to visitors at weekends with immediate effect.

The Mill will remain open for visitors as normal on Mondays and Tuesdays (10.00am- 4.15pm – last admissions -Closed for lunch between 12.30pm -1.00pm).

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Building Improvements At More Than 70 East Riding Schools In 2020

Building Improvements At More Than 70 East Riding Schools In 2020
August 26, 2020

Since the start of 2020, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has continued to invest in its schools’ estate with a capital programme in excess of £1.5 million. Using a combination of funding from the Department for Education and the council’s own reserves, this year has seen more than 70 schemes being delivered across the East Riding. The work includes larger schemes to replace school roofs and boilers that are beyond…

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Construction Of New Roundabout On The A165 Begins

Construction Of New Roundabout On The A165 Begins
August 17, 2020

Construction has started on a new roundabout on the A165 Scarborough Road in Bridlington, halfway between the junctions of Seathorne Road and Grindale Lane.

The work will also include improving the existing footway to create a combined cycle/footway between Scarborough Roundabout and the new roundabout

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