On the 22 September, prominent business and public sector leaders will come together virtually at the inaugural Humber Estuary Development Conference – one of the region’s largest business conferences of the year.
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.
Lord Sugar, one of the best known British businessman in the world, is announced as the headline speaker of The Business Day 2019; to be held at Bridlington Spa on Friday 7 June, coinciding with the end of Humber Business Week.
Lord Sugar, most famous for his role leading BBC TV’s The Apprentice, founded the hugely successful electronics company, Amstrad, in 1968 and served as chairman of Tottenham Hotspur between 1991 and 2001.
Writer, broadcaster, actor and, former MP Gyles Brandreth is the first speaker to be announced for The Business Day 2019. Taking place on Friday 7 June at Bridlington Spa.
He will take his place amongst the growing alumni of celebrity hosts of the event; Naga Munchetty last year and Alexander Armstrong in 2017.
A look back at 2018 shows it was a good year for the small Market Town of Beverley.
2018 saw Beverley as a town achieve a number of things, while there were also some great stories in the community. Of course, there was other not so good news too.
The historic market town of Beverley has been confirmed as the start location for the very first day of competition of the Yorkshire 2019 UCI Road World Championships.
The route and schedule for next year’s event was announced today (Wednesday, 26 September) in Innsbruck, Austria, where the 2018 championships are drawing to a close.
The 2018 Tour de Yorkshire boosted the county’s economy by a massive £98 million, independent research shows today.
A record 2.6 million spectators lined the route over the four days of action between 3-6 May and overall spend was UP 54% on 2017 to £97,973,806.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Cabinet will be asked to approve a ninth year of free Christmas parking for the four weekends in the run up to Christmas and to also suspend parking charges for Armistice Day on Sunday, 11 November.
Events will be taking place at cenotaphs and memorials across the country, including those in the East Riding, and will focus on the centenary of the end of the First World War – a conflict that claimed the lives of more than 700,000 British service personnel.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council will be recreating Bridlington beach at the Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate in an attempt to showcase the East Coast.
East Riding Council have sponsored the beach as part of the Welcome to Yorkshire stand at a cost of £4,000 for the duration of the event that takes place in July.
Ergo, a new £4 million business centre, officially opens its doors on Tuesday, 5 June as part of Humber Business Week.
The centre is situated at the heart of the Energy Estuary, in a prime location on the Bridghead business park, in Hessle.
The Business Day being held at Bridlington Spa on Friday 8 June has sold out in record time.
Placing business networking at the heart of a day of discovery and insight for more than 670 business leaders from across the region hearing from speakers.
The Business Day is delighted to announce the addition of Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire Sir Gary Verity and internationally renowned leadership guru René Carayol MBE as speakers at the event being held at Bridlington Spa on Friday 8 June.
Fresh from delivering the spectacle of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire to 2.6 million spectators and with images being beamed around the globe to 190 countries, Sir Gary will be the first speaker of the day for 670 delegates attending The Business Day and will share the stage with Yorkshire cricketing legend Geoffrey Boycott OBE.
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.
Communities along the Tour de Yorkshire route are being to embrace this year’s cycle race and celebrate the East Riding by decorating their towns and villages.
Welcome to Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Post have linked up to run a competition to find the Tour de Yorkshire’s Best Dressed, with four categories being contested.
Bridlington’s popular Park and Ride service reopens for business on Saturday, 24 March, and runs until 4 November, 2018.
Park and Ride offers a frequent service, with buses running regularly from South Cliff Holiday Park to the harbour. Costing only £4.50 per vehicle (up to five passengers), Park and Ride represents excellent value for money, and buses run until 6.15pm each day.
The men’s and women’s Tour de Yorkshire Trophies will visit Beverley and surrounding villages on Monday, 12 March as part of a week-long tour of Yorkshire ahead of the event, with both races starting in the town on Thursday, 3 May.
Members of the public will be able to catch a glimpse of the silverware in Saturday Market, from 12noon to 1pm, with the trophies also visiting six schools in the morning and five in the afternoon.
Councillor Stephen Parnaby, leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, has announced he will not be seeking re-election in the 2019 elections.
The longest-serving council leader in Yorkshire and one of a very small group to achieve over 20 years of continual leadership of a principal authority, he said: “The time is right to move on.”
For the first time ever, the leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Councillor Stephen Parnaby OBE, and leader of Hull City Council, Councillor Stephen Brady OBE, will debate with each other as part of The Business Day at Bridlington Spa on Friday 8 June. The leaders’ debate will be chaired by The Right Honourable Alan Johnson.
With business networking at the heart of a day of discovery and insight, 650 business leaders from across the region will also hear from headline speaker Joanna Lumley, social entrepreneur Josh Littlejohn and Yorkshire cricketing legend Geoffrey Boycott. The Business Day will be hosted throughout by journalist and broadcaster Naga Munchetty.