One Thousand Words Competition Captures The Magic Of The Viola Trawler

One Thousand Words Competition Captures The Magic Of The Viola Trawler
October 22, 2020

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.

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Building Improvements At More Than 70 East Riding Schools In 2020

Building Improvements At More Than 70 East Riding Schools In 2020
August 26, 2020

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…

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Support For Caravans: Graham Stuart Mp Meets With Business Minister

Support For Caravans: Graham Stuart Mp Meets With Business Minister
July 15, 2020

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.

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Dog Restrictions On East Riding Beaches Will Be Enforced From 4 July

Dog Restrictions On East Riding Beaches Will Be Enforced From 4 July
June 22, 2020

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.

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Cover The Coast All Set To Explore Again In 2020!

Cover The Coast All Set To Explore Again In 2020!
January 28, 2020

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.

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Join In The Digital Arts Celebration In East Riding Libraries

Join In The Digital Arts Celebration In East Riding Libraries
January 17, 2020

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.

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Book Now As East Riding Youth Dance Returns

Book Now As East Riding Youth Dance Returns
September 23, 2019

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.

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Textile Recycling Events Coming To Beverley & Tickton

Textile Recycling Events Coming To Beverley & Tickton
August 21, 2019

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.

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East Riding Youth Dance Is Back Giving Young People A Fantastic Opportunity

East Riding Youth Dance Is Back Giving Young People A Fantastic Opportunity
September 11, 2018

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.

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ArtWaves Is Back At Bridlington Spa This Weekend

ArtWaves Is Back At Bridlington Spa This Weekend
May 10, 2018

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.

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