East Riding of Yorkshire Council has released a short survey to find out how residents feel about the reopening of retail and other local facilities after the Government recently announced the planned changes to services which have not been available during the COVID-19 lockdown.
News that markets in Beverley will resume in June has been welcomed by Cllr Denis Healy.
Speaking to HU17.net Cllr Healy says that the return of markets is a major step forward to reopening Beverley. While he also says those using markets will have to do so with care.
Plans to open a Community Hub in Beverley are likely to be rejected by Beverley Town Council. Under proposals, Beverley Town Council was exploring taking over the now vacant St Nicholas School building.
However, following a public consultation and viability study HU17 understands the numbers simply do not stack up.
East Riding Libraries now offer Games Groups – a chance to enjoy a wide range of games and meet new people.
Eleven libraries across the area have been provided with a Scrabble set and a games compendium with equipment and instructions for 30 games, including chess, draughts, ludo, snakes and ladders, Yahtzee, a pack of cards, dice and dice cup, dominoes, and Halma.
A number of local projects that support innovation, businesses, skills and employment are enjoying a share of European funding
The Advantage Coast Community-Led Local Development (CLLD) Programme is a £6.9 million investment from the European Social Fund and the European Regional Development Fund and is managed by East Riding of Yorkshire Council in partnership with Scarborough Borough Council, and aims to support less affluent communities within Scarborough, Bridlington and Filey.
With the UK being branded as the ‘Fat Man’ of Europe people are being urged to think about the steps they can take to lead a healthier lifestyle.
Figures show that in the UK Obesity is on the increase with the UK leading the way and topping the table with 24.9pc of the population classified as obese.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s public health team is supporting the annual ‘Act F.A.S.T.’ stroke campaign to empower people to call 999 at any sign of a stroke.
Public Health England, working closely with the Stroke Association, will re-launch the national campaign on 1 February.
Most of us know a friend or family member living with diabetes and yet it’s still hugely misunderstood.
Following on from World Diabetes Day the public health team would like to set the record straight about some of the myths and misconceptions about diabetes.
Public Health England (PHE) and the NHS’s joint Stay Well This Winter campaign has launched with the national flu vaccination programme, now available nationwide to all eligible people.
Last year in Yorkshire and the Humber, 38% of children aged 2-4 years were vaccinated, with children also offered the vaccine in school years 1, 2 and 3. The vaccine was also administered to 48% of people in at-risk groups and 72% of people aged 65 or older. Uptake by pregnant women nationally was 45%.
Around 100 delegates have attended a major rural tourism event to help make connections and grow their businesses.
Held at the Rix Pavilion, at Driffield Showground, the event encouraged those attending to network with each other and with a wide range of organisations that share the same aim of increasing the number of visitors to the area and celebrate locally produced food and drink.
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.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has secured over £6.5 million of European Funding to support community development, business growth and enterprise along the Yorkshire Coast, with the majority of funds to be targeted at Bridlington and Scarborough.
A report, due to be considered by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Cabinet on Tuesday, 17 October, sets out how the Yorkshire Coast Community Led Local Development (CLLD) Programme will be delivered, in partnership with Scarborough Borough Council, and will give local organisations and businesses the opportunity to apply for project grants from the European Social Fund and the European Regional Development Fund.
As of Monday 2 October for a period of 60 days, East Riding Health and Wellbeing Board (HWBB) will be consulting with the public about a review of the pharmaceutical needs of the community.
The HWBB will gather opinions about a draft Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) document – due to be published on 1 April 2018.
There has never been a better time to quit smoking: new data published today shows quitting success rates at their highest for at least a decade, up to 19.8% for the first six months of this year, significantly higher than the average for the last 10 years (15.7%).
Success rates among the less well-off have for years remained stubbornly low, but in a major turnaround the sharp increase in success rates is being seen entirely among this group.
The sky over Sewerby Fields, in Bridlington, is set to be awash with colourful kites as part of a two-day festival, hosted by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Bridlington Tourism Association (BTA) and the Northern Kite Group.
The event, subject to reasonable wind and weather conditions, will take place on Saturday, 6 and Sunday, 7 May and will see a number of internationally-renowned experts put on a display to entertain local residents and visitors to the resort.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has welcomed the Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) announcement of £3.77 million of Coast Communities Funding towards plans for the redevelopment of Hornsea South Promenade.
The plans were developed alongside the Hornsea Area Regeneration Partnership and the existing users of the site, including the commercial fishermen, Hornsea Inshore Rescue and the Hornsea Sea Angling Club, and received planning permission in February 2016.
The new 2017/18 East Yorkshire Enjoy Local Food Guide was unveiled at a recent meeting of the East Riding of Yorkshire Rural Partnership at Bishop Burton College.
This edition marks the 15th year of the guide’s publication and is the biggest yet, running to 40 pages. The guide is packed with information on local food producers, suppliers, retailers and hospitality businesses that are proud to incorporate local produce into their menus.
Beverley’s Wednesday Market will be adding some international flavours from this month.
Next Wednesday (15 March) sees the start of Street Food @ Beverley Wednesday Market, a new initiative bringing new stallholders to the town selling tasty street food from across the world as well as locally sourced products.