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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ERYC Leader And Deputy Leader Announced Following Votes

ERYC Leader And Deputy Leader Announced Following Votes
July 16, 2020

Following the annual general meeting of the Conservative Group at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Councillor Richard Burton has been re-elected as leader of the group and will, therefore, continue as leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Councillor Burton became only the second sole leader in the council’s history after succeeding Stephen Parnaby OBE in May 2019.

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New Businesses Eligible For Discretionary Grant Scheme

New Businesses Eligible For Discretionary Grant Scheme
June 29, 2020

East Riding businesses who provide goods and services to the local retail, leisure and hospitality industry and have so far failed to secure Government grants during the COVID-19 pandemic may now be eligible to apply for new funding.

Minimum grants of £5,000 are being made available to those eligible businesses directly involved in the supply chain to those in the retail, leisure and hospitality sector and who have a rateable value of more than £15,000 and less than £51,000.

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Discretionary Grant Scheme Application Deadline Extended

Discretionary Grant Scheme Application Deadline Extended
June 17, 2020

Small and micro businesses and charities across the East Riding who have not qualified for Government funding so far during the COVID-19 pandemic have been given more time to apply for grants of up to £25,000.

Businesses that share a workplace, B&Bs that pay council tax, market traders who have fixed property costs and charity properties could all be eligible to apply for funding through the Government-backed discretionary grant scheme.

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Grants Awarded By Council To Help Commemorate VE Day Anniversary

Grants Awarded By Council To Help Commemorate VE Day Anniversary
May 7, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is distributing grants from its VE Day Community Fund to help commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

The rural team within the council’s planning department has supported projects proposed by 14 parish councils from the fund and the funding will allow the projects to take place in due course after COVID-19 restrictions are eased.

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Love Your High Street Fund Updated To Aid More Businesses

Love Your High Street Fund Updated To Aid More Businesses
May 4, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has relaunched its Love Your High Street fund, to help more businesses across the area in these challenging times.

It has been expanded to cover the whole of the East Riding area but is still predominantly aimed at the ‘high street’ – including villages and rural businesses which offer a service to their local community.

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£19.4M Paid Out To Small Businesses In The East Riding

£19.4M Pays Out To Small Businesses In The East Riding
April 2, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has made grant payments to 1,942 small businesses worth a total of £19,420,000.

The council is working hard to support East Riding businesses during the hardship caused by the coronavirus lockdown through the Government’s business grants scheme and business rates relief.

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