Countryside Events Programme Launched For 2018

Countryside Events Programme Launched For 2018
January 15, 2018

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.

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What Do You Know About Yorkshire Devolution?

What Do You Know About Yorkshire Devolution?
November 24, 2017

The Yorkshire Party are inviting local people to attend a meeting where they plan to outline the benefits an independant Yorkshire would gain.

Taking place in Market Weighton, The East Yorkshire Group of the Yorkshire Party hope residents of the county will come along to join their discussion.

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DiscovER Stories By John Godber Coming To East Riding Libraries

DiscovER Stories By John Godber Coming To East Riding Libraries
October 10, 2017

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!

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ADOPTION WEEK : Can You Help A Child Thrive In A New Home

ADOPTION WEEK : Can You Help A Child Thrive In A New Home
October 10, 2017

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.

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Major Roadworks On C8 North Cave – Market Weighton Road

July 10, 2017

As part of the council’s programme of highway maintenance works, essential carriageway improvement works along the C8 road between North Cave and Market Weighton will begin on Monday, 17 July, 2017, and will take approximately 20 weeks to complete.

The road will be closed 24 hours a day for the full duration of the scheme, because of the nature of the work involved, and to allow a safe working environment for the workforce. The works will be carried out by C R Reynolds Ltd. on behalf of the council.

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Lazenby Fund Aids Beverley Community Lift With New Purchase

Lazenby Fund Aids Beverley Community Lift With New Purchase
May 24, 2017

A new charitable fund aimed at helping to support the health and well-being of people living in the East Riding of Yorkshire has been launched by Help for Health.

Lynda Emily Lazenby, the fund’s benefactor, was from a large philanthropic family and lived all her life in the rural villages of the East Riding.

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Child Sex Abuse Campaigner Gets Good Support In Beverley

Child Sex Abuse Campaigner Gets Good Support In Beverley
May 8, 2017

A campaigner who wants a public inquiry into child sex abuse at a care home in East Yorkshire was in Beverley collecting signatures for his petition.

Darren Furness who was a pupil at care home close to Market Weighton has been fighting for this for over 30 years and says he will carry on fighting till the day he gets answers.

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Waste Management Team Nominated For National Recycling Award

Waste Management Team Nominated For National Recycling Award
May 4, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s waste management team has been shortlisted for a prestigious National Recycling Award.

Handling the collection and recycling of residents’ household rubbish, the 200 strong team have earned a nomination for Team of the Year in the public/third sector category at the annual awards.

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Textile Amnesty In Aid Yorkshire Air Ambulance To Be Held in Beverley

Textile Amnesty In Aid Yorkshire Air Ambulance To Be Held in Beverley
March 8, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is teaming up with the Yorkshire Air Ambulance to hold a series of textile amnesties across the East Riding.

Residents in Beverley are being encouraged to take any unwanted clothing, shoes and textiles – including sheets, blankets, towels and quilt covers – to amnesty at Tesco store in Beverley on Wednesday 5 April from 4.30pm to 7.30pm.

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