A Piece Of Equipment Gives Peace Of Mind To Local Residents

A Piece Of Equipment Gives Peace Of Mind To Local Residents
January 10, 2020

The Lifeline & Responder service in Driffield dealt with 11,876 incoming and outgoing calls between 24 December 2019 and 2 January 2020 from residents in the East Riding.

For thousands of people in the East Riding the Lifeline & Responder service is just that, a lifeline, providing reassurance and, if needs be, an emergency response 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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KCOM Announces Further £100m Full-Fibre Broadband Investment

KCOM Announces Further £100m Full-Fibre Broadband Investment
January 8, 2020

Hull-based broadband and communications provider KCOM Group Limited has announced plans to invest approximately £100 million to expand its full-fibre broadband network.

KCOM, which completed a full-fibre broadband rollout to around 200,000 properties across Hull and East Yorkshire last year, has revealed new plans to push beyond the company’s traditional boundaries to tens of thousands more homes and businesses.

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Amazon Partners With Hull School And Barnardo’s For Kidsmas Party Surprise

Amazon Partners With Hull School And Barnardo’s For Kidsmas Party Surprise
December 25, 2019

Children from Hull and across South Yorkshire had a special Christmas surprise when they made a visit to Amazon in Doncaster iPort to take part in a Christmas-themed day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) fun with Barnardo’s.

Pupils from St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School in Hull joined children from the Barnardo’s Priory Family Centre in Barnsley to visit the Amazon fulfilment centre as part of a programme called Amazon Future Engineer. 

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Charity To Give Away Festive Jewellery Daisy Charm

Charity To Give Away Festive Jewellery Daisy Charm
December 16, 2019

A teenager who traded a career in fixing cars for a brighter future making and mending gleaming jewellery has charmed her employer and a leading charity with a special Christmas creation.

Savannah Beal has hand-crafted a silver daisy as a gift for Karen Guest, who hired her as an apprentice in the family firm of Guest & Philips. Karen has donated the piece to the Daisy Appeal, which is now giving it away free of charge on Facebook to the most deserving recipient.

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Hull City Defender Keeps Eyes On The Prize

Hull City Defender Keeps Eyes On The Prize
December 10, 2019

Hull City star Stephen Kingsley visited Specsavers at Kingswood Retail Park today to ensure his vision is in tip-top condition ahead of the team’s upcoming clashes with Birmingham and Charlton.

As sponsors of Stephen, the Specsavers store is keen to do its part in giving him every advantage possible on the field, including crystal clear vision.

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6 Steps To A More Successful Career In Law Enforcement

6 Steps To A More Successful Career In Law Enforcement
November 11, 2019

A career in law enforcement is gratifying and also challenging at the same time. You’re going to have rough days, and other times, you’ll feel like a hero. The most important part is that you never give up on yourself or doubt your abilities.

There’s a reason you were hired in the first place, so keep this in mind when various obstacles pop up and try to stand in your way.

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East Riding Goes Live With CONNECT Partner Problem Solving System

East Riding Goes Live With CONNECT Partner Problem Solving System
November 7, 2019

CONNECT Partner, an IT system that allows police and partner organisations to share information on one core policing system for the first time. It has officially been launched in East Riding.

The IT new system will now allow police in East Riding to provide a bespoke service to proactively manage issues around specific individuals, locations and offenders, in order to test and identify its benefits.

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Absolutely Cultured Project To Bring Young People’s Visions Of The Future To Life

Absolutely Cultured Project To Bring Young People’s Visions Of The Future To Life
October 16, 2019

Throughout October and November, Absolutely Cultured are launching Model City, a ground-breaking new project, supported by NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group, that will co-create high-quality arts and culture with young people from across the city. The project will culminate in an outdoor event in the city centre in February next year.

The children of today will be the town planners, architects and decision-makers of the future and will decide how we live, what our cities and spaces look like and how we interact with them.

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Eyes Down, Fingers At The Ready – Let’s Play East Riding Libraries Bingo!

Eyes Down, Fingers At The Ready – Let’s Play East Riding Libraries Bingo!
October 7, 2019

As part of a Libraries Week that celebrates the role of libraries in a digital world (Monday, 7 October to Saturday, 12 October) and Get Online Week (Monday, 14 October to Sunday, 20 October), East Riding Libraries are inviting players to a game of bingo.

The online bingo card has links to a wide variety of library and council digital resources, as well as some informative and fun things to do online.

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Winning Technology Designed To Assist Dementia Suffers

Winning Technology Designed To Assist Dementia Suffers
October 4, 2019

A Hull team has been crowned as the winner of the Humber Care Tech Challenge 2019 with their design on how to support people living with dementia.

Team Ull-Tra Fast designed a technological concept on how to ease the symptoms of dementia suffers who experience sundown syndrome. The term refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests at a certain time of day. 

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Cycling Academy Event At Beverley Memorial Hall

Cycling Academy Event At Beverley Memorial Hall
September 14, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is joining forces with partners across Europe in a project that aims to reduce CO2 emissions and increase bicycle use by 10 per cent within targeted groups.

The council is hosting the first Bicycles and Intelligent Transport Systems (BITS) Cycling Academy in Beverley on Thursday 26 September, with the aim of bringing together anyone interested in smart cycling and the use of intelligent transport systems to increase the uptake and safety of cycling.

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Bishop Burton College Students To Benefit From Investment In Campus

Bishop Burton College Students To Benfit From Investment In Campus
September 9, 2019

Students and employers from across Yorkshire are set to benefit from a significant investment in the digital infrastructure at Bishop Burton College.

The college has recently completed a £650,000 project to upgrade its ICT systems, which will provide the platform to train current and future generations of highly skilled workers and provide a valuable contribution to the agriculture sector, in particular.

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East Riding Leisure Beverley’s Tone Zone Gym Reopened Following Refurbishment

East Riding Leisure Beverley’s Tone Zone Gym Reopened Following Refurbishment
August 16, 2019

The refurbishment of the Tone Zone gym at East Riding Leisure Beverley is now open and means the facility can offer brand new, state of the art equipment.

Following the work, equipment now includes the replacement of all the existing cardiovascular and resistance equipment with the latest Matrix models, featuring internet capability; fit touch technology; and updated virtual active videos.

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