A Community Open Evening held by Tesco in Beverley was a success with a number of local groups attending. Held in December the event was a chance for local groups to learn more. While there they found out about the grants available and projects funded by the company. Tesco has been funding community projects in the town through their Bags of Help Incentive. The Incentive raises money through the ‘carrier…
Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, has given his strong backing to Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme and has urged residents to nominate local projects that can benefit from their plastic bag charges fund.
On Tuesday 23 January Beverley Tesco is hosting a ‘Meet the Funder Day’, where sports clubs, community groups and schools will have the chance to meet charity representatives from Groundwork – who are administering the Bags of Help scheme in partnership with Tesco.
Residents of Cherry Burton were given the opportunity to learn essential life-saving skills when the British Heart Foundation’s Heartstart CPR training course was delivered at the village’s sports pavilion recently.
The training follows the installation of two Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at separate locations in the village.
Steps being taken to help children and young people in the East Riding lead healthier lives by cutting their sugar intake and upping their exercise are to be discussed by health professionals and councillors this week.
The latest statistics, taken from the most recent National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) data, 23.2% of children in reception and 33.2% of children in Year 6 of primary school were classed as either overweight or obese.
Residents who would like to recognise people and businesses that help make their community a better place to live have until the end of January to nominate them for an award.
People can now make nominations for the 2017 East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Chairman’s Awards which are presented to individuals and businesses that have helped improve the area over the last year.