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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East Riding Car Park Permits To Be Extended For Free

East Riding Car Park Permits To Be Extended For Free
April 1, 2020

Drivers who have bought season tickets (permits) for council car parks in the East Riding are to have them extended for free for two months.

The decision comes after East Riding of Yorkshire Council made all council car parks and pay-and-display bays free of charge until Sunday 31 May to show its support for frontline workers and volunteers during the coronavirus effort.

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Tour de Yorkshire Roadshow To Be Hosted In Beverley

Tour de Yorkshire Roadshow To Be Hosted In Beverley
February 26, 2020

Businesses, community groups and members of the public in the Bridlington and Beverley area who are interested in getting involved in the 2020 Tour de Yorkshire are being invited to a free roadshow.

This year’s Tour de Yorkshire will start in Beverley on Thursday, 30 April. It will go through Tickton, Leven, Catwick, Sigglesthorne, Seaton, Hornsea, Atwick, Skipsea, Beeford, Lissett, Bridlington, Sewerby, Marton, Flamborough, Bempton and Buckton.

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Council Tax Set To Increase By 3.99% In East Riding

Council Tax Set To Increase By 3.99% In East Riding
February 13, 2020

Councillors have agreed to increase the council’s part of the council tax charge in the East Riding by 3.99% for the 2020-21 financial year.

The increase, which was agreed at a Full Council meeting on 13 February, will raise £6.8million of additional income for the council and will result in an increase of £57.64 a year for a Band D property.

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East Riding Presented With Recycling League Champion Trophy

East Riding Presented With Recycling League Champion Trophy
February 13, 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been recognised for topping the Recycling League of England’s local authorities with a recycling rate of 64.8% for 2018/19.

In the wake of figures published by the government in December, the authority was this week officially presented with the trophy for “Local Authority Recycling League Champion for England”.

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