Pumping Stations That Provide Flood Protection To Be Upgraded

Pumping Stations That Provide Flood Protection To Be Upgraded
January 25, 2020

A £1.2m project to update two pumping stations that reduce flood risk and drain low lying agricultural areas into the River Hull is set to begin soon.

The Hempholme and Wilfholme pumping stations, which operate on the River Hull between Driffield and Beverley, need to be refurbished in order for them to continue reducing the risk of flooding in the area at times of heavy rainfall.

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Tour de Yorkshire To Set Off From Historic Beverley

Tour de Yorkshire To Set Off From Historic Beverley
January 17, 2020

The eyes of the cycling world will be once again on East Yorkshire as Beverley will host the start of the 2020 Tour de Yorkshire.

At the launch event held in Leeds, race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) confirmed that stage one of the men’s race on Thursday, 30 April will start in the East Riding and take in some villages that have never seen the race before.

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Landlord In Bridlington Fined After Ignoring Improvement Notices

Landlord In Bridlington Fined After Ignoring Improvement Notices
January 17, 2020

A Bridlington landlord who continually ignored requests to carry out vital repairs to a property he owned has been fined £2,000.

David Christlow, 54, of Prospect Street, Bridlington appeared at Beverley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 8 January where he pleaded guilty to two offences of failing to comply with improvement notices served under section 11 and 12 of the Housing Act 2004.

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Beverley School Children Convince Council To Bee Nicer

Beverley School Children Convince Council To Bee Nicer
January 8, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has changed the planting proposals for two major highway improvement schemes currently in progress, to encourage and support bees, following a request from three local schoolchildren.

Daisy, Jemima and Orlaith are all pupils at St Mary’s School in Beverley and contacted the leader of the council, Councillor Richard Burton, to ask if bees could be supported when major infrastructure schemes are completed.

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Support Event For East Riding Voluntary Youth Sector Groups

Support Event For East Riding Voluntary Youth Sector Groups
January 8, 2020

East Riding youth groups wanting support and advice with their Positive Activity Grant (PAG) applications are invited to attend a free open evening on Tuesday 21 January.

As the deadline approaches for this year’s applications, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s youth and family support service (YFS) is holding the event in conjunction with the HEY Smile Foundation and the council’s external funding team.

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Council Opens Hospital Discharge Suite

Council Opens Hospital Discharge Suite
January 7, 2020

ERYC has developed a new pilot which will help free up hospital beds and give residents the chance to gain back their independence after being discharged from the hospital.

The East Riding Social Care Suite will create a short-term facility for those individuals who are medically ready for discharge but are waiting for planned social care and support to begin.

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Community Hub Likely To Be Kicked Into Touch By Town Council

Community Hub Likely To Be Kicked Into Touch By Town Council
January 2, 2020

Plans to open a Community Hub in Beverley are likely to be rejected by Beverley Town Council.  Under proposals, Beverley Town Council was exploring taking over the now vacant St Nicholas School building.

However, following a public consultation and viability study HU17 understands the numbers simply do not stack up.

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Recycling Team Lends A Helping Hand To Christmas Musical At ERT

Recycling Team Lends A Helping Hand To Christmas Musical At ERT
December 25, 2019

The waste and recycling team at East Riding of Yorkshire Council has lent a helping hand to an environmentally-themed Christmas musical being staged for children at East Riding Theatre.

‘The Fairy Who Fell Off The Christmas Tree’ is being performed at the Beverley theatre from 17 to 31 December and is aimed at youngsters aged three and over.

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A Christmas Message From Your St Mary’s Ward Councillors

A Christmas Message From Your St Mary’s Ward Councillors
December 25, 2019

We wanted to thank the people of Beverley and Molescroft for giving us the opportunity to serve them since our election in May.

It is a huge privilege for us to represent Molescroft, the historic heart of Beverley and the Model Farm and Swinemoor areas as your ward councillors on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

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Christmas And New Year Recycling Guide For East Riding Residents

Christmas And New Year Recycling Guide For East Riding Residents
December 19, 2019

Christmas and New Year will create more waste than any other time of the year in the East Riding – but the good news is most of it can be recycled.

Last Christmas and New Year more than 9,000 tonnes of waste was collected from East Riding households – and 60% of that was recycled thanks to the brilliant efforts of residents.

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Taxi Marshals To Help Revellers Stay Safe This Christmas

Taxi Marshals To Help Revellers Stay Safe This Christmas
December 18, 2019

As revellers start to get into the Christmas spirit, taxi marshals will once again be on the streets of Beverley and Bridlington making sure people get home safely.

For the ninth consecutive year, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s licensing team will be providing taxi marshals who will be working through the night on the streets of two East Yorkshire towns, to ensure Christmas and New Year celebrators are getting home safely.

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