Metal Recycling Campaign Launches For The East Riding

Metal Recycling Campaign Launches For The East Riding
September 6, 2019

Residents in the East Riding are being encouraged to take part in a campaign to boost the recycling of metal packaging in their blue bins – following a successful trial held last year.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s waste and recycling team launched the MetalMatters campaign as they aim to encourage residents to place metal packaging items in their blue bins so they can be recycled.

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Facebook Fly-Tipper Fined £1,815 For Dumping Rubbish Near Howden

Facebook Fly-Tipper Fined £1,815 For Dumping Rubbish Near Howden
June 4, 2019

A man from Hull who advertised a waste removal service on Facebook has been ordered to pay £1,815 after dumping a resident’s rubbish in a layby near Howden.

Audrius Zigmantas, of Doncaster Street, Hull, admitted he and a friend collected the waste from a resident in Cottingham, using his van, but he claimed it was his friend who disposed of the items.

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Rural Company Sees Business Transformed With Superfast Broadband

How Superfast Broadband Transformed Rural Company
March 13, 2019

A rural company from Yorkshire says superfast broadband has transformed their business.

Cambrian Granite, which specializes in providing granite and quartz work surfaces to customers all over the UK, often found their systems crashing because a customer had sent them a file that was too big for their bandwidth to cope with.

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Original Musical Inspired By Hull 60s Girl Band Goes On Tour!

Original Musical Inspired By Hull 60s Girl Band Goes On Tour!
September 30, 2018

It’s Different For Girls, a brand new musical by local all-female theatre company She Productions, is inspired by Hull’s own pioneering 1960s girl band, Mandy & the Girlfriends.

Their unique all-girl line-up attracted the crowds both in their home town, London, and eventually took them to perform to the US troops in Germany.

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Let’s Get Ready To Ramble! – The Yorkshire Wolds Walking And Outdoor Festival

Let’s Get Ready To Ramble! - The Yorkshire Wolds Walking And Outdoor Festival
August 25, 2018

The Yorkshire Wolds Walking and Outdoor Festival brings its most diverse and vast calendar of events and activities yet as it celebrates its 8th anniversary.

Taking place between Saturday, 8 and Sunday, 16 September, the festival brings over 100 walks and activities to the East Riding, including Beverley, putting the area’s wonderful landscape and rich heritage on show to all age groups and abilities.

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New Exhibition Showcases Local Landmarks Including Beverley

New Exhibition Showcases Local Landmarks Including Beverley
May 9, 2018

A Russian born architect is using her a fine art skills and attention to detail to create drawings honouring some of the region’s most picturesque landmarks in her latest exhibition which has opened at Pocklington Arts Centre (PAC).

Tatiana Gilks (nee Chudinova) first visited the UK over a decade ago for a two-week coach trip and says she fell in love with the country, so much so that she moved to Pocklington permanently four years ago.

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Plan Your Day For The Tour de Yorkshire 2018 As Roads Will Be Closed

Plan Your Day For The Tour de Yorkshire 2018 As Roads Will Be Closed
April 24, 2018

The East Riding will welcome some of the world’s top cyclists, including Olympic silver medallist and UCI Road World Championship winner Mark Cavendish, on Thursday, 3 May when Beverley hosts the start of both the men’s and women’s Tour de Yorkshire.

Thousands of spectators are expected to line the race route in the East Riding as the peloton races through the area, taking in a number of towns and villages including Tour de Yorkshire debutants Howden and Hornsea.

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Tales From The Treasure House – Aviation Archives

Tales From The Treasure House - Aviation Archives
April 17, 2018

It’s now 100 years since the formation of the RAF and since that time this branch of the armed forces has become a linchpin in the defence of the realm, to such a degree that it’s impossible to imagine a world without its protection.

During both World Wars and the Cold War, the East Riding region figured prominently in RAF operations and hosted a number of airfields.

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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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