Foster Care Fortnight 13 to 26 May 2019

Foster Care Fortnight 13 to 26 May 2019
May 13, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to recruit new foster carers to offer homes to children and young people across the East Riding and Hull.

The council is holding a series of information events during Foster Care Fortnight (May 13 to 26) at which people who may be considering fostering can find out more about what is involved.

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Our Histories Revealed – New Exhibition Coming To Goole Museum

Our Histories Revealed - New Exhibition Coming To Goole Museum
January 29, 2019

Our Histories Revealed: African Stories in Hull and East Yorkshire is a new exhibition at Goole Museum from 5 February to 6 April which uncovers the history of people of African descent from 1750 to 2007.

These dates represent the period of history beginning with the era of the famous anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce and ending with the bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

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Local Authors To Feature In The Festival Of Words

Local Authors To Feature In The Festival Of Words
September 22, 2018

Local authors will be featured heavily in the East Riding Festival of Words – the new look literature festival coming to the area in October.

The festival will be officially launched by Val Wood at Beverley Art Gallery on Thursday, 18 October, at 7.30pm. Val will be giving an exclusive reading of her latest novel, ‘A Place to Call Home’, which will be published in November.

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Unemployed People Find Their Voices In New Workshop At ERT

Unemployed People Find Their Voices In New Workshop At ERT
July 22, 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Employment, Education and Skills Team has joined up with East Riding Theatre’s Artist in Residence – She Productions – to deliver an innovative training course for local unemployed people.

The Finding Your Voice Programme is designed to build confidence, communication, social and creative skills for local unemployed people.

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Innovative Community Event In Beverley Ahead Of Beverley Early Music Festival

Innovative Community Event In Beverley Ahead Of Beverley Early Music Festival
May 14, 2018

Two groups of young people in Yorkshire have come together across boundaries to take the recorder to their hearts, in an innovative community project as part of the 31st Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival opening next week, 24-27 May 2018.

York’s Minster Minstrels, an established youth ensemble dedicated to the exploration of early music, and Castaway Musical Theatre Goole, a vibrant group of young people with learning and physical disabilities from the Goole area, have been working on a collaborative project for the last three months, as part of the BBC Ten Pieces project, which aims to make classical music and musical instruments accessible.

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East Riding Children’s Centres Celebrate Baby Friendly Accreditation

East Riding Children's Centres Celebrate Baby Friendly Accreditation
March 12, 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s children’s centres are celebrating after achieving international recognition for a baby-friendly initiative.

Centres across the East Riding, including Anlaby, Beeford, Beverley, Bridlington, Brough, Cottingham, Driffield, Hedon, Hessle, Hornsea, Howden, Goole, Market Weighton, Pocklington and Withernsea.

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Are You Mentally Healthy In The Workplace?

Are You Mentally Healthy In The Workplace?
October 17, 2017

Residents are being made aware of the help available to support people of all ages with mental health issues.

World Mental Health Day, which took place earlier this month, aims to raise awareness of the silent disease which can affect anyone at any time in their lives, and this year, the focus is on mental health in the workplace.

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New Exhibition At Goole Museum : Lest We Forget

New Exhibition At Goole Museum : Lest We Forget
September 22, 2017

A new exhibition has opened at Goole Museum : ‘Lest we Forget, Remembering Goole’s First World War Servicemen and Women’ will run until Saturday, 11 November.

The exhibition has been created by members of The Goole First World War Research Group – their first full exhibition at Goole Museum to showcase their research so far.

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Trust Collapse Sparks Calls For Council To Take Over Impacted School

Trust Collapse Sparks Calls Council To Take Over Impacted School
September 11, 2017

The collapse of the Wakefield City Academies Trust which has left Goole High School in turmoil has led to campaigners calling for the return of failed schools to local authority control.

When Goole High School became an Academy in 2011 it was rated as Excellent. After 6 years under the control of the Academy Trust it’s now mired in failure.

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Castleford Beat Beverley To Keep Promotion Hopes Alive

Castleford Beat Beverley To Keep Promotion Hopes Alive
August 13, 2017

Castleford moved back up to second as they returned to winning ways with victory by four wickets away at Beverley Town. David Wainwright took three wickets for eight runs as the home side were dismissed for 117, Greg Whyley top scoring with 26.

Jamie Roe took 3-25 in the visitors reply but an unbeaten 64 from Connor Hyde was enough to secure victory and keep the Savile Park club in the hunt for an immediate return to the Premier League.

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