Support For East Riding Businesses During The Coronavirus

Support For East Riding Businesses During The Coronavirus
March 31, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is working to support businesses in the area during the current period of hardship caused by the coronavirus lockdown.

The council is updating its website for traders to let them know that even more businesses will now benefit from Government grants and business rates relief – and that payments will be sent out as soon as possible from 1 April 2020.

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Free Bus Travel For Leisure Users As Ennerdale Closes Its Doors

June 26, 2019

As Ennerdale Leisure Centre prepares to close its doors for a £1.76 million refurbishment, users are being offered free bus travel to its closest alternative, Woodford.

The facility in Sutton Road will close on Sunday 30 June at 4.30pm for upgrades to electrical and mechanical services plus refurbishment to the reception, cafe gym, studio and sauna areas.

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Exhibition Looks At Positive Impact Of Immigration And Free Movement

Exhibition Looks At Positive Impact Of Immigration And Free Movement
September 7, 2018

A new exhibition, exploring the history of migration in British 20th Century art, is now open at Ferens Art Gallery.

Crossing Borders invites viewers to consider the politics of citizenship and national identity within the context of British 20th Century art. The exhibition features the work of British migrant artists who, by choice or necessity, crossed borders to live, work and often nationalise in Britain.

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Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Returns To Beverley

Sewage surfer © Justin Hofman - Wildlife Photographer of the Year
June 26, 2018

The hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition – developed and produced by the Natural History Museum – will be back in Beverley in July.

Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House will host the new 2018 exhibition from Saturday, 14 July to Saturday, 8 September, making it an ideal day out for the summer holidays. During the exhibition’s run, the Treasure House will also be open on Sundays.

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Hundreds Set To Take Part In Freebird Events First Triathlon

Hundreds Set To Take Part In Freebird Events First Triathlon
April 21, 2017

One of the UK’s most popular pool-based triathlons makes its return to Driffield this May, and is set to welcome hundreds of competitors from across the country, and even the globe!

The Driffield triathlon, organised by Freebird Events, adult race starts with a 400m swim at Driffield Leisure Centre, followed by a 19km bike ride around the scenic local roads and a multi-lap 5km run around the grounds of the sports centre.

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ArtWaves Festival : The Jungle Comes To Bridlington Spa

ArtWaves Festival : The Jungle Comes To Bridlington Spa
April 21, 2017

ArtWaves Festival is excited to release this year’s urban twist to the event on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 May 2017 Bridlington Spa.

Many will know that in the late 1980s, as graffiti started to evolve from its underground roots, Bridlington played host to the National Graffiti Championships inviting world renowned artists to showcase their talents; helping make the street art scene what it is today.

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A Fitness Friendship Still Going Strong After 20 Years

A Fitness Friendship Still Going Strong After 20 Years
April 12, 2017

A friendship formed at a cardiac rehabilitation group 20 years ago is still going strong for two widowers who have paid tribute to the team and facilities at East Riding Leisure Haltemprice for helping to keep them fit and healthy.

Albert Irvin, 94, and Robert Cawkwell, 83, have become firm friends and training partners after first meeting through a cardiac rehabilitation scheme at Hull Royal Infirmary after both suffered heart attacks.

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Rock Up And Scale New Heights At St Stephen’s Shopping Centre

Rock Up And Scale New Heights At St Stephen’s Shopping Centre
March 8, 2017

Indoor climbing has really become the cutting edge leisure trend in the UK in recent years as the public get bored with the monotony of the gym and wise up to the fact that climbing is far more than just a bit of fun.

It has huge health benefits, burning 700 calories an hour; building core strength and muscle tone as well as being mentally challenging and helping to improve concentration and confidence.

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STA International Learn to Swim Programme now available in South Holderness

STA International Learn to Swim Programme now available in South Holderness
January 26, 2017

East Riding Leisure South Holderness at Preston has introduced the STA (Swimming Teachers’ Association) International Learn to Swim Programme throughout its swimming lessons programme, including platinum awards for advanced swimming and junior lifeguard courses from Monday 23 January, 2017.

The new programme will be fun and exciting, and will help children and young people progress through levels and achieve, by virtue of their success tracker and Health and Wellbeing books.

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HULL : Children Can Now Experience A Day In The Life Of An Artist

HULL : Newly Acquired Masterpiece To Be On Display In 2017
January 22, 2017

For the first time children will be able to access a fully functioning art studio that can accommodate a full class enabling them to gain a real insight into what it’s like to be an artist.

Inspired by the Ferens’ outstanding permanent and temporary exhibitions the pupils will explore the processes and skills of painting, drawing, sculpture or printmaking.

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Another APSE Award For East Riding Leisure Beverley

Another APSE Award For East Riding Leisure Beverley
December 21, 2016

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has scooped an award in the prestigious Association of Public Service Excellence (APSE) Network Performance Awards 2016 – East Riding Leisure Beverley has won the Best Performing Leisure Centre Award for the fifth time.

This latest success builds on the Leisure Service having been awarded the APSE Best Service team – sports, leisure and cultural – on four occasions.

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HULL : PBS Construction To Build City’s First Cycle Circuit

HULL : PBS Construction To Build City's First Cycle Circuit
November 26, 2016

Hull City Council has published a decision record announcing that PBS Construction Limited will be appointed to construct the city’s first closed road cycle circuit.

Following a competitive tendering process the council awarded local construction company PBS Construction Limited the contract having demonstrated that it offered the best value and most cost effective solution.

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