Absolutely Cultured And British Council Launch New Bursaries

Absolutely Cultured And British Council Launch New Bursaries
September 17, 2019

The British Council, in collaboration with Absolutely Cultured, is launching an international mobility bursary for Hull-based emerging cultural leaders.

The funding will see £12,500 distributed as individual bursaries of up to £1,000 which are available to enable an international opportunity that will support professional development for emerging cultural leaders working in arts, education and civil society (including third sector, charities and community-based organisations).

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New Community Music Festival Has A Lot To Sing About

New Community Music Festival Has A Lot To Sing About
September 9, 2019

Beverley’s First Gentle Festival is lining up to bring something special to the town.

Taking place from Friday 4th to Sunday 6 October 2019 and organised by Music Living, a not-for-profit organisation, the event will be a wholly inclusive community event to which absolutely everyone is welcome.

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Last Chance To See Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Last Chance To See Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition
September 2, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is reminding residents and visitors that the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will close on Saturday, 14 September. The exhibition is open every day – including Sundays – until then.

On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, the exhibition features 100 awe-inspiring images, from fascinating animal behaviour to breathtaking wild landscapes.

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New Music Festival In Beverley Seeks Young Musicians

New Music Festival In Beverley Seeks Young Musicians
July 4, 2019

A new Beverley-based festival is seeking young musicians who would like to take part in what promises to be a very special event.

The First Beverley Gentle Festival is being organised by Music Living, a local not-for-profit organisation, and follows their successful Gentle Concerts held In 2018.

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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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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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Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge To Take Off This Summer

Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge To Take Off This Summer
June 5, 2019

There will be a chance to join East Riding Libraries and Customer Services on Planet Library this summer for an out-of-this-world adventure!

The Summer Reading Challenge, produced by the Reading Agency, returns to East Riding Libraries with the theme of ‘Space Chase’ inspired by the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing in 1969.

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Nappy Incentive Launched To Educate Parents About Waste Disposal

Nappy Incentive Launched To Educate Parents About Waste Disposal
March 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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