Reopening High Streets Safely Fund To Offer Interactive Support To Town Centre Businesses

Reopening High Streets Safely Fund To Offer Interactive Support To Town Centre Businesses
January 13, 2021

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.

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Beverley to York Rail Link Proposal Turned Down By Government

Beverley to York Rail Link Proposal Turned Down By Government
December 7, 2020

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.

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Active Towns Launched Across The East Riding

Active Towns Launched Across The East Riding
October 10, 2020

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.

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Former Teachers Team Up To Launch Creative Learning Business

Former Teachers Team Up To Launch Creative Learning Business
September 18, 2020

Two former Visual Arts teachers from Wilberforce College have joined forces to bring creative learning courses to East Yorkshire.

Holly Davis from Pocklington and Sarah Rands from Cottingham set up Thread and Press Creative Learning pre-lockdown but have only recently been able to start delivering courses.

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East Yorkshire’s First Luxury Bike Buses Arrive On The Region’s Roads

East Yorkshire’s First Luxury Bike Buses Arrive On The Region’s Roads
August 10, 2020

Hull and East Yorkshire will become one of the first areas in the country to have bike-friendly buses, in a £2m investment by one of the region’s leading public transport operators.

Bus company East Yorkshire has bought eight state of the art, environmentally friendly new double-decker buses, costing £260,000 each, all of which have special racks to carry bikes on board.

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Beverley Community Lift Thrilled With Birthday Gift

Beverley Community Lift Thrilled With Birthday Gift
February 26, 2020

Beverley Community Lift is celebrating the start of the transport charity’s golden jubilee year by taking delivery of its latest minibus.

It has taken the charity three years to raise the funds needed to buy the vehicle. As a result of the new arrival, this means the charity will maintain a fleet of five buses.

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February Half Term Fun In East Riding Libraries

February Half Term Fun In East Riding Libraries
February 14, 2020

February half term will be fun at East Riding libraries with activities for younger children and their families.

Jungle Dance Storytimes will be a chance to find waltzing warthogs and rock n’ rolling rhinos. The Storytimes will feature ‘Giraffes can’t Dance’ with songs, stories and craft activities.

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Join In The Digital Arts Celebration In East Riding Libraries

Join In The Digital Arts Celebration In East Riding Libraries
January 17, 2020

East Riding Libraries are hosting their first Digital Art Celebration until 29 February, which culminates in a digital art competition with a chance to win one of five graphics tablets.

East Riding Libraries pride themselves on being much more than books – they are a community hub that’s free for everyone to attend and offer a variety of social groups, access to information, free internet and computer access and free digital support.

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Christmas Events At Markets In Beverley And Pocklington

Christmas Events At Markets In Beverley And Pocklington
December 13, 2019

Special Christmas events will be held at markets in Beverley and Pocklington to entertain shoppers in the run-up to the festive holidays.

Seasonal entertainment and Christmas Eve markets are some of the events planned, organised jointly by the market traders and East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

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Lifestyle Team Makes Cushion Donation To East Yorkshire Charity

Lifestyle Team Makes Cushion Donation To East Yorkshire Charity
October 21, 2019

A group of youngsters has given the transport charity, Beverley Community Lift, a boost with a donation of almost £280 to help its passengers, following a busy summer.

The Molescroft Musketeers team took part in the annual summer holiday competition, Lifestyle, which is run by Humberside Police to encourage youngsters to help the local community during the six-week break.

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