East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Active Towns project is aimed at encouraging and supporting communities and residents to be more physically, mentally, and socially active in Pocklington, Market Weighton, Goole and Howden.
Construction work has begun on a new enterprise centre in Beverley, paving the way for around 30 companies to make it their new home once completed early next year.
The £4.8million development on Grovehill Road will become a landmark building in the market town and will offer superior facilities for new and existing businesses, regenerating a former demolition site and visually enhancing the immediate area.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council, as part of the Reopening High Streets Safely Fund (ROHSS), has commissioned specialist consultants The Retail Group to write COVID Recovery Action Plans for town centres across the region.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, is to meet with East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) officials to lobby for their support as part of a fresh bid for Government funding to reinstate the Beverley-York rail line.
Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, has donated £1,000 as part of its Community Fund initiative to vital transport charity, Beverley Community Lift (BCL), to boost the support offered to residents of Beverley, Cottingham, Pocklington, Market Weighton and the surrounding areas.
Free online business workshops offered by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, and delivered by a retail specialist The Retail Group, are continuing to support and guide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in East Riding town centres.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is offering free online business support workshops – delivered by retail specialists – for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in town centres across the East Riding.
The council has commissioned specialist consultants The Retail Group to provide business growth workshops, which will provide practical ideas and suggestions about how SMEs can adapt, evolve and improve their performances over the coming months.
Proposals to restore the Beverley to York rail link have been turned down by the Government. MP Graham Stuart says he disappointed with the decision while adding he remains optimistic that the project has a future.
Back in June, the MP submitted a bid to restore the 32-mile length of track from Beverley to York to the Department for Transport’s Restoring Your Railway Fund.
An exciting new pilot scheme to encourage and support communities and residents to be physically, mentally and socially active has launched on a trial basis in four towns in the East Riding. Hopes are high that local residents will get involved and improve their wellbeing in Active Towns.
Active Towns sees East Riding of Yorkshire Council working closely in the community with residents and local clubs, groups and organisations to expand their community resources and help to develop wellbeing activities with residents.
An established East Yorkshire memorials business has collaborated with a local grief charity to support its clients.
Anna Buckley, from Melbourne based Mindful Memorials (part of J. Rotherham Ltd), has teamed up with Talking about Loss founder, Jacqui Gunn for a series of events to help people who have experienced loss.
Crucial work is underway at Beverley Minster to restore part of its crumbling fabric and tell its remarkable story of Sanctuary thanks to a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £406,700 awarded last year.
Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project focuses on the Minster’s Lesser South Transept with the works involving re-leading the roof, repairing the roof timbers, restoring crumbling stonework and improving the guttering.
Local MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, has submitted a bid to the Department for Transport calling for the restoration of the Beverley to York rail line as part of the Government’s ‘Restoring Your Railways’ scheme, which would provide government funding for a feasibility study on the return of the route.
Despite the uncertainties surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, the founder of Market Weighton based support group, Talking about Loss has reason to be optimistic as the group approaches its first anniversary and celebrates achieving charitable status.
Following the death of her father, Christopher Munby, Jacqui Gunn was inspired to use the legacy that he left her to set up a support group for people to talk freely about loss and hosted Talking about Loss’s first meeting in June last year at Bishop Wilton Village Hall.
The family and friends of a popular Market Weighton man with Motor Neurone Disease have pledged to raise £5,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MDNA).
59-year-old former Royal Mail manager and accomplished musician, Dave Foster was diagnosed with the debilitating disease in July 2019. His family and friends initiated the fundraising drive to raise awareness of the condition that affects up to 5,000 adults in the UK at any one time.