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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MP Chairs Committee To Improve Life Chances For People Suffering Cardiac Arrest

MP Chairs Committee To Improve Life Chances For People Suffering Cardiac Arrest
October 8, 2020

Graham Stuart, the MP for Beverley and Holderness, recently chaired the latest meeting of the CADEY Committee, which seeks to improve the life chances of people suffering cardiac arrests in East Yorkshire.

The CADEY campaign, which stands for Community Access Defibrillators for East Yorkshire, was founded by the MP in 2018 in response to the dismal survival rates for cardiac arrests which occur outside a hospital and the lack of publicly accessible defibrillators in the area.

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Evolution Of Online Gambling

October 7, 2020

The first real-money online casino was established in 1996 thanks to a provider that’s still active today — InterCasino.

In the early years, online casinos have been slowly but surely making their mark in the online industry. Luckily, the demand for online gambling platforms has only been increasing since the early 2000s, leading to thousands of online gambling websites.

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Active Together Uses Technology To Help Residential Homes

Active Together Uses Technology To Help Residential Homes
September 30, 2020

A digital project to encourage and maintain good social, physical and mental wellbeing in residential homes across the East Riding is being rolled out to a wider audience.

A pilot of the Active Together project was held at a small number of care homes over the summer, and following feedback from staff and residents, there are plans to make the videos available to more homes.

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Humber IT Firm Is One Of The Best In The UK

Humber IT Firm Is One Of The Best In The UK
September 25, 2020

A recent announcement has named Hessle-based Jupiter IT as a finalist at the 2020 UK IT Industry Awards.

Considered the country’s most prestigious IT event, the UK IT Industry Awards are hosted by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and Computing, to recognise and lionise the people creating a better world through IT.

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Hull Businesses Offered New Support To Go Green

Hull Businesses Offered New Support To Go Green
September 15, 2020

Hull businesses are being offered an exciting opportunity to become more energy-efficient, thanks to a new council-led scheme that launches today.

The Hull Business Energy Efficiency Scheme (HBEES) is a new project led by Hull City Council and part-funded by the 2014 – 2020 European Regional Development Fund Programme.

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Lobster Hatchery And Research Laboratory Opens In Bridlington

Lobster Hatchery And Research Laboratory Opens In Bridlington
September 8, 2020

A new lobster hatchery and research laboratory has opened in Bridlington, with the aim of producing important research on fishing grounds off the East Riding coast.

The development of the Yorkshire Marine Research Centre, based on the South Pier overlooking the harbour, has been developed by the Holderness Fishing Industry Group in close association with the Holderness Coast Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG), which contributed 50% of the capital cost of the new facility, sourced from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

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Mobile Phone Recycling in the UK

Mobile Phone Recycling in the UK
September 1, 2020

Mobile phone recycling is something that we all should be doing in the UK. Over the years the mobile phone has become the device most people can not live without.

Gone are the days when a mobile phone was used for just making calls and sending text messages. Now, these devices which fit in our pocket can be used for everything from entertainment to also keeping track of your finances.

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Hull-Based Events Professionals Stand With Colleagues All Over UK In Red Alert Call To Government

Hull-Based Events Professionals Stand With Colleagues All Over UK In Red Alert Call To Government
August 11, 2020

Today, Tuesday 11 August, the live events industry across the UK will come together in solidarity to host a series of creative action to help save the live events and entertainment sector, which is on the verge of collapsing without financial support from the government.

Hundreds of venues are expected to turn their lights red, along with other creative activities being staged in more than 20 cities across the UK to symbolise the industry going into red alert.

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Trendy Teds Dress To Impress In Daisy Appeal Fundraising Bid

Trendy Teds Dress To Impress In Daisy Appeal Fundraising Bid
July 28, 2020

Best-dressed bears are bringing a touch of Savile Row style to the efforts of a charity striving to establish an internationally renowned scanning centre at Castle Hill Hospital.

The Daisy Appeal has partnered with Cock of the Walk tailors in Hull and has secured the sewing skills of an eager volunteer to offer a range of trendy teds for sale.

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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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Virtual Drop-In Sessions Start This Week For Parents And Carers

Virtual Drop-In Sessions Start This Week For Parents And Carers
June 2, 2020

East Riding Safeguarding Children Partnership is organising an online forum in partnership with East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS).

The service is for people who have concerns about young people and online activities or simply want a general chat about issues they have identified in their community that they feel may pose a risk to young people during the Covid-19 restrictions.

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6 Reasons You Should Consider Postgraduate Study

6 Reasons You Should Consider Postgraduate Study
May 13, 2020

Whether you are in your final year at university or you have thought about returning to education, studying a postgraduate degree may have crossed your mind.

Just like any life-altering decision, there are a number of pros and cons that surround furthering your education. These should be researched thoroughly and compared to your lifestyle and current situation before a decision is made.

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