A company director has been ordered to pay £1,763.50 after his firm illegally put signs up across the East Riding advertising a Christmas event in Beverley.
Paul Leonard, director of Cottage Industrys Ltd of Ings Lane, Dunswell, had a significant number of advertising boards placed on the public highway without permission in October last year to promote a Mistletoe Fair at Beverley Racecourse taking place in November.
Supporters of the Minsters Rail Campaign are questioning the priorities of East Riding of Yorkshire Council after they ‘wrecked’ hopes of saying the region is open for Rail Expansion projects.
Cllr Peter Hemmerman, Market Weighton Town Councillor and Chairman of Minsters Rail Campaign says that Conservative Councillors instead voted on the focus of the council being put into roads and flood defence.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s countryside access team has launched its Countryside Events 2018 programme that includes walks starting in Beverley.
From rambles and themed walks (including photography, navigation, bushcraft, geocaching and orienteering) to wildlife watching events; from Kids Go Wild events to workshops, conservation days and natural craft workshops – the programme includes something for everybody with an interest in the outdoors. The programme also links to the council’s Active Coast initiative this year.
Lit Up Festival is thrilled to present a newly commissioned work by one of the UK’s most performed playwrights, John Godber, which will tour East Riding Libraries at the end of this month, as part of the Out of this Word programme.
John has worked alongside a trio of emerging playwrights from The Writing Squad: Georgia Affonso; Ruby Lawrence and Lydia Marchant, to re-imagine East Riding histories. The piece is entitled HERE and NOW and it will see three trainee librarians battling with books, boilers and bad parking as they uncover amazing stories!
Adoption staff from East Riding of Yorkshire Council are holding a series of information sessions to encourage more people to consider adopting a child.
As part of National Adoption Week (16 to 22 October), staff will be at venues in Beverley, Market Weighton and Haltemprice to talk to people who may be considering adoption, to hand out leaflets and to answer any questions they may have.