MP Keeps Northern Rail On Track After Local Service Reductions

MP Keeps Northern Rail On Track After Local Service Reductions
November 24, 2021

MP Graham Stuart, has met with Northern Rail officials to challenge them over reductions to the Hull to Scarborough service via Bridlington.

The meeting was set up following complaints to the MP from local residents unhappy with the changes, which they claim make it harder to commute in and out of Hull, particularly if staying in Hull for the evening.

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East Yorkshire Poultry Business Invests In Fun New Van To Spread The Word

Poultry Business Invests In Fun New Van To Spread The Word
August 6, 2021

As the national labour shortage threatens supplies of its poultry, a Driffield poultry business has injected some fun into its fleet of vehicles.

Soanes Poultry’s latest vehicle, a refrigerated Vauxhall Combo is fondly known as the ‘vanbassador’ took to the road last week after being expertly wrapped by Scarborough signwriting business, Don French Signs.

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Local Bus Drivers Star In New Video Aimed At Getting New Recruits

Local Bus Drivers Star In New Video Aimed At Getting New Recruits
July 16, 2021

Drivers from bus company East Yorkshire star in a new recruitment video, aimed at encouraging people to consider a career in bus driving.

The video shows bus drivers talking about their backgrounds, what they love about the job, and who they think would make a good bus driver – as well as addressing the issue of why bus drivers always wave at each other.

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Businesses Leading The Way To Promote Literacy By Backing The Big Malarkey

Businesses Leading The Way To Promote Literacy By Backing The Big Malarkey
June 23, 2021

Children and their families from across the region are celebrating the return this week of a festival that encourages curiosity, learning and creativity by promoting reading for pleasure.

The Big Malarkey took a Covid-enforced break during 2020 but is now beginning a new chapter at East Park with a week of activities dedicated to schools in the city, followed by a weekend of events that are open to the public.

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TEC Partnership Granted Bachelor Degree Awarding Powers

TEC Partnership Granted Bachelor Degree Awarding Powers
May 14, 2021

The TEC Partnership is delighted to announce it has become the region’s first FE college provider to receive Bachelor Degree Awarding Powers.

This significant achievement means the Ofsted outstanding provider, which offers higher education courses at University Centre Grimsby, Scarborough TEC and East Riding College, will have the ability to validate its own degrees from September 2022.

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Rollits LLP Announces Two New Appointments

Rollits LLP Announces Two New Appointments
February 25, 2021

Leading law firm Rollits LLP has announced the appointment of newly-qualified solicitor Harriet Kingston to a post in its dispute resolution department and the recruitment of a new graduate into Harriet’s initial role with the practice.

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Harrisons Of Beverley Opens In Town’s Saturday Market

Harrisons Of Beverley Opens In Town's Saturday Market
February 12, 2021

One of Beverley’s most exciting new deli-restaurants of recent times, Harrisons of Beverley is now open and offering a taste of what’s to come post-lockdown.

Harrisons, on Saturday Market, is serving high quality locally sourced food on street food-inspired menus, plus culinary rarities such as North Sea lobster and in-house cooked salt beef.

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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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Buses To Continue Running Through Lockdown

Buses To Continue Running Through Lockdown
November 3, 2020

Local bus company East Yorkshire has announced that their buses will continue running during the lockdown. 

The operator’s buses will all run to normal timetables, to enable people to continue to travel to school, college, supermarkets and essential employment. 

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