East Yorkshire Transport Charity Launches Volunteer Recruitment Drive

East Yorkshire Transport Charity Launches Volunteer Recruitment Drive
September 5, 2019

The East Yorkshire community transport operator, Beverley Community Lift (BCL), has launched an appeal for new volunteers in the county as the charity approaches its 50th anniversary year.

The service helps dozens of people every week in the East Riding with car and minibus transport services, particularly those who have difficulties using public transport or have no access to a car. It operates in and around Beverley, Cottingham, Market Weighton, Holme-upon-Spalding-Moor and Pocklington.

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Humber Street Sesh Turns East Yorkshire Buses Into Art

Humber Street Sesh Turns East Yorkshire Buses Into Art
August 9, 2019

Humber Street Sesh’s graffiti scene was boosted by local bus company East Yorkshire providing two single deck buses to be painted by world-class artists.

Two decommissioned buses were loaned to the festival, which took place on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 August, with graffiti artists being given free rein to create something spectacular.

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Beverley Community Lift Donation Is A Yorkshire Day Treat

Beverley Community Lift Donation Is A Yorkshire Day Treat
August 6, 2019

East Yorkshire community transport charity, Beverley Community Lift (BCL), received a Yorkshire Day treat with a donation of £500 towards minibus activities in the county.

The donation was made by Barchester’s Charitable Foundation, part of Barchester Healthcare, which operates care homes across the country.

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More Greener Buses Announced By Bus Company East Yorkshire

More Greener Buses To Announced By Bus Company East Yorkshire
June 20, 2019

East Yorkshire, the Hull-based bus company has announced a £6m investment in new buses to help transform bus travel in Hull and Scarborough.

The order will put 8 brand new single deck buses and 19 double deck buses on the streets of East Yorkshire. All of the new vehicles meet the highest Euro 6 environmental standards and helping keep our air clean and free from pollution.

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Morning After – Motorists Urged To Think About Drink Driving

Morning After - Motorists Urged To Think About Drink Driving
December 15, 2018

Drivers are being urged not to drink and drive and also to think about the morning after. Safer Roads Humber say that one-fifth of drivers when tested are over the limit the morning after.

Humberside Police are already out and about doing drink driving checks. These are happening at all times of the day and night.

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Slight Change To Bus Routes During Beverley Road Works

Slight Change To Bus Routes During Beverley Road Works
June 4, 2018

Bus users in Beverley are being reminded that certain services at certain times will be subject to slight changes to their routes during weeknights.

The local authority currently has a project to resurface the roads around Beverley with the latest phase of works causing some disruption to public transport.

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Plan Your Day For The Tour de Yorkshire 2018 As Roads Will Be Closed

Plan Your Day For The Tour de Yorkshire 2018 As Roads Will Be Closed
April 24, 2018

The East Riding will welcome some of the world’s top cyclists, including Olympic silver medallist and UCI Road World Championship winner Mark Cavendish, on Thursday, 3 May when Beverley hosts the start of both the men’s and women’s Tour de Yorkshire.

Thousands of spectators are expected to line the race route in the East Riding as the peloton races through the area, taking in a number of towns and villages including Tour de Yorkshire debutants Howden and Hornsea.

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Government Funding Secured For A164 Road Improvements

Government Funding Secured For A164 Road Improvements
October 23, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been awarded just under £3 million from the Department for Transport (DfT) to build a new four-arm roundabout on the A164, at the Riplingham Road and Great Gutter Lane staggered crossroad junction, near Kirk Ella.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council was the only local authority in the Humber region to successfully bid for funding and one of only 76 projects across the country to get the go ahead.

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