Heads Of Recovery Gather For Recovery College 5 Conference

Heads Of Recovery Gather For’ Recovery College 5 Conference
September 30, 2019

The Changing Face of Substance Use is the focus of the fifth annual Recovery College conference on Friday 4 October at The Courtyard in Goole, which brings together leading experts in the field of recovery from drugs and alcohol.

The Recovery College is a regional initiative between The Alcohol & Drug Service (ADS), Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust, Spectrum CIC and the University of Derby. Also, this year the event is sponsored by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

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£2.7million Road Improvement Scheme Now Complete

£2.7million Road Improvement Scheme Now Complete
September 13, 2019

A £2.7million scheme to improve East Riding roads and help protect them against potholes has now been completed for 2019.

As part of its annual surface dressing programme, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s highways maintenance team carried out work at 190 sites across the area during the spring and summer months.

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Another Fantastic Night At St Mary’s As The Culture Train Comes To Town

Another Fantastic Night At St Mary's As The Culture Train Comes To Town
August 29, 2019

Since 2017 the Culture Train project has taken some of the top musicians from Hull out to play at locations across East Yorkshire and on August 31st the current tour has its finale at the majestic St Mary’s Church.

The project is funded by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Active Creative fund and began during the 2017 Hull City of Culture year to take musicians out of Hull and visit locations along the Hull to Bridlington rail line.

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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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