Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness in the East Riding of Yorkshire, has reacted to the Government’s decision to upgrade the region’s ‘Local COVID Alert Level’ to high, starting from 00:01 on Saturday 31st October.
A writer and an artist who discovered the stories of the Viola trawler by way of a cultural competition have now been inspired to use their work to spread the word about her exploits and the campaign to bring her home.
The pair took first place in their respective categories in the “One Thousand Words” competition organised by the Viola Trust, challenging creatives to paint a picture or write a short story.
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…
Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, has met with the Minister for Business & Industry to impress on the Government the caravan industry’s importance for the local area.
Minister Nadhim Zahawi heard from local MPs about the effect that the lockdown has had on an industry which supports over 3,206 jobs in the East Riding alone, along with thousands of more jobs in the supply chain and those on holiday parks. More than 200,000 people are employed by holiday parks across the country.
Dog owners are being reminded that restrictions excluding their pets from certain parts of beaches along the East Coast will be enforced from Saturday, 4 July this year, having been temporarily suspended in May.
The introduction of the annual exclusion, enforced by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, was delayed this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recycling has just got easier in Bridlington, Hornsea and Withernsea, thanks to two new ‘recycling animals’ and a lighthouse!
Arising originally from an idea at the Artwaves Festival in Bridlington last year.
Cover the Coast, the popular programme of walks and outdoor coastal activities for adults, organised as part of Active Coast, will once again explore the East Yorkshire coastline in 2020.
This year’s programme begins on Friday, 14 February with a Humber Bridge Walk starting at 10am from the bottom car park in the Humber Bridge Country Park.
East Riding Libraries are hosting their first Digital Art Celebration until 29 February, which culminates in a digital art competition with a chance to win one of five graphics tablets.
East Riding Libraries pride themselves on being much more than books – they are a community hub that’s free for everyone to attend and offer a variety of social groups, access to information, free internet and computer access and free digital support.
East Riding Youth Dance will be returning for seven weeks of community dance sessions across the region.
The sessions are set to kick start in October, providing a fantastic opportunity for young people, Year 5 and upwards, to work closely with professional dance artists in a fun, energetic and inspirational environment.
Residents in Beverley, Hornsea and Tickton are being encouraged to join a summer campaign to boost the recycling of clothes, bedding, shoes and other textiles.
Waste and recycling officers at East Riding of Yorkshire Council are holding a series of textile collection events, inviting residents to bring along their old duvets, sheets, towels, clothes and shoes so they can be recycled and disposed of properly.
Students at Bishop Burton College have spoken of their “life-changing” experiences working on a game reserve in South Africa.
Animal management students at the college spent two weeks working as volunteers at the Shamwari Game Reserve, near Port Elizabeth.
Groups in the East Riding will be hosting events over the coming days as part of Fairtrade Fortnight.
An annual event, Fairtrade Fortnight runs until the 10 March. Locally here in the East Yorkshire events will happen in Cherry Burton and also Hornsea.
Beverley High School pupils joined thousands of other people as they took part in Restart a Heart Day.
Restart a Heart Day was an incentive that saw over 20,000 youngsters learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
East Riding Youth Dance is looking for young people to sign up for their exciting community dance programme alongside recruitment for the East Riding Youth Dance County Company.
Community dance is a fantastic opportunity for young people, Year 5 and upwards, to work closely with professional dance artists in a fun, energetic and inspirational environment over a twelve week period.
Some residents in the Beverley will be able to have a free Health Check by qualified staff from East Riding Leisure are to visit Beverley Library to deliver NHS Health Checks.
On Tuesday, 4 September the team will be on hand to give people a check up in Beverley from 9.30AM to 1PM.
The 2018 Tour de Yorkshire boosted the county’s economy by a massive £98 million, independent research shows today.
A record 2.6 million spectators lined the route over the four days of action between 3-6 May and overall spend was UP 54% on 2017 to £97,973,806.
The Culture Train and Bus Tour 2018 will once again bring a taste of the Hull music scene to communities in East Yorkshire located both alongside the railway lines and accessible by EYMS buses.
The ‘Culture Train and Bus tour’ will bring musicians from Paragon Station to play free concerts at eight venues including the station itself as part of a project.
ArtWaves returns for a fourth year to Bridlington Spa on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May 2018, transforming the venue into a vibrant hub of workshops, demonstrations, activities and much more.
The visual arts festival fringe programme is now underway with workshops and evening events being staged across the week with returning artists such as Robert Dutton and Carol Davidson, alongside specially curated evening events from Hornsea Art Society and Bridlington Art Society.