East Riding residents are being reminded to trim their own private hedges and trees which overhang paths and roads to prevent them from causing an obstruction.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s streetscene enforcement team said overgrown vegetation can become a nuisance or even a danger to pedestrians, cyclists and drivers if it overhangs, obstructs or blocks visibility on the public highway.
Essential maintenance works on Newland Avenue will take place from Monday, September 11 for six weeks.
Newland Avenue will be closed to through traffic to allow these essential carriageway maintenance works to be carried out, and 3,800 letters are to be delivered to residents and businesses in the surrounding area.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that a major highway improvement scheme is planned to start on the A1079 Killingwoldgraves Roundabout on Monday, 11 September, 2017, and is expected to be completed by the end of 2017.
The scheme involves widening the A1079 leg from Hull along with the A1174 and A1035 legs to provide longer two-lane approaches and entries to the junction, and also providing two lanes for circulation on the roundabout itself.
Beverley based Transport Projects (LTP) has won a place on the exclusive Scotland Excel Engineering & Technical Consultancy Framework Contract, as it continues to grow its work across the UK.
The transport planning, traffic engineering and highway design practice is the only specialist transportation SME to be listed on Scotland Excel and will provide transportation and traffic services to local authorities, the education sector, airports and other public bodies and service providers in Scotland.
As the region gears up to welcome riders from all over the world for the prestigious Tour de Yorkshire cycle race, people with disabilities, their parents and carers, are invited to attend an open day to find out more about an innovative cycle hire scheme enabling disabled people to access the sport.
Now nearing its third anniversary the All Ride cycle hire scheme, coordinated by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Sport, Play and Arts Service with the support of the Bridlington Foreshores team, is offering disabled people and those with mobility issues the opportunity to give cycling a go when it re-opens for the spring/summer season next month.
The Height of the Reeds is a major new sound installation by Opera North for the iconic Humber Bridge, running 1 – 30 April 2017 as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017. Tickets are now available.
The installation is an adventure in sound featuring the Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North; an original piece of music heard through headphones during a walk across the bridge, alongside the resonances of the bridge and its weather and traffic.
The Leader of Hull City Council, Councillor Steve Brady, is preparing to present his Budget Statement for the 2017/18 financial year.
The proposals, which will be presented to Finance & Value for Money Overview and Scrutiny (17 February) meeting, Cabinet (20 February) and Full Council (23 February), set out the suggested plan for the budget in 2017/18, the financial plan for the next three years and proposals to raise Council Tax by 1.99% to help fund Council Services plus a further 3% to help fund Adult Social Care costs in line with the additional powers to do so by the Government .