Tourism Partnership Promotes East Yorkshire To Potential Visitors

Beverley Shortlisted For Prestigious Title At Tourism Awards
February 9, 2017

Thousands of potential holidaymakers are getting the opportunity to find out all about Hull and the East Riding from Visit Hull & East Yorkshire (VHEY) at a series of holiday and travel shows across the country.

VHEY recently had a stand at the north’s most inspirational event dedicated to showcasing the best in travel, the Manchester Destinations Holiday & Travel Show

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Biggest Beach Angling Festival In The World Celebrates 24 Years

Biggest Beach Angling Festival In The World Celebrates 24 Years
January 26, 2017

With less than a month until the record breaking Paul Roggeman European Open Beach Championship (EOBC), the world’s largest three-day beach angling festival, entries are reeling in.

The event, renamed in memory of its founder, celebrates its 24th birthday this year and will run from Friday, 24 to Sunday, 26 February, with an estimated 1,000 anglers returning to the East Yorkshire Coast, with its HQ at Sand Le Mere Holiday Village, hoping to reel in a share of £35,000 in prize funds.

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Holderness Coast Fisheries Local Action Group Secure Funding

Holderness Coast Fisheries Local Action Group Secure Funding
January 19, 2017

Funding has once again been awarded to the Holderness Coast Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, to continue its valuable work assisting the East Riding’s coastal communities and local fishing industry.

There is funding available for the fishing industry, fishing communities and groups and organisations involved in the social, economic and environmental wellbeing of the Holderness coast from the FLAG initiative.

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MP Expresses Support To HART’s Bid For NHS Patient Transport Role

MP Expresses Support HART's Bid For NHS Patient Transport Role
January 17, 2017

Graham Stuart joined East Riding Councillor Jane Evison and a group of constituents as he rode on the Holderness Area Rural Transport (HART) bus to celebrate its achievements and promote its bid to become a registered NHS non-emergency patient transport provider in 2017.

Founded in 2003 to tackle transport needs in Holderness, HART has gone from strength to strength and now has nine vehicles covering the coast from Bempton to Spurn including the market towns of Driffield, Hedon, Withernsea and Hornsea.

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Most Successful Beverley Festival Of Christmas So Far

Most Successful Beverley Festival Of Christmas So Far
December 20, 2016

Organisers of the Beverley Festival of Christmas have hailed this year’s event as the most successful yet, with an estimated 60,000 people attending the festivities on Sunday, 11 December.

The festival benefitted enormously from an increased footprint, which took in North Bar and Flemingate.

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New Year, New You – Adult Learning Course Guide Available For 2017

New Year, New You - Adult Learning Course Guide Available For 2017
December 13, 2016

There’s never been a better time to sign up for an adult learning course, with East Riding of Yorkshire Council launching its new course guide for spring 2017.

Aimed at people aged 19 years and over, the guide is full of courses starting in January that can help East Riding residents improve their skills to get a job, gain a new qualification or learn something completely new.

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Final Countdown to Beverley Festival of Christmas 2016

Final countdown to Beverley Festival of Christmas 2016
December 5, 2016

There is just under a week to go until the annual Beverley Festival of Christmas on Sunday, 11 December, from 10am-4pm, and final preparations are being put in place.

This year’s event starts with a parade from Wednesday Market to Saturday Market and will include an appearance from Santa and his reindeer, marching bands, Bernese mountain dogs

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GOOLE : Street Fund Supports Power Up The Precinct Project

GOOLE : Street Fund Supports Power Up The Precinct Project
November 24, 2016

New electrical power points and street lighting in the pedestrian precinct of Goole is now complete, thanks to £8,760 from East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s High Street Fund.

Power Up the Precinct is a project by Goole Town Council, working with Business in Goole (BIG), and complements the Goole Portas funded urban realm works, town centre seating though the Renaissance Small Projects Fund….

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