New Parents Urged To Register Births

New Parents Urged To Register Births
October 9, 2020

Parents who had their babies during lockdown are being encouraged to come forward and register their births as soon as possible.

Over 100 new families whose children were born between February and June, under the care of Hull Women and Children’s hospital have not yet obtained a birth certificate.

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Get On Board On Car Free Day

Get On Board On Car Free Day
September 21, 2020

Bus company East Yorkshire is celebrating Car Free Day on Tuesday 22 September by highlighting all the benefits of catching the bus.

World Car Free Day is a global event, encouraging the population to try giving up their cars for the day and exploring more sustainable ways to travel – whether that’s by public transport, by bike, or simply walking.

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Cyclists Urged To Make Use Of Segregated Lanes

Cyclists Urged To Make Use Of Segregated Lanes
August 17, 2020

Cyclists in Hull are being urged to make use of the city’s pop-up cycle lanes across the city.

The advice comes as Hull City Council works to install segregated cycle lanes to provide extra safety measures for cyclists using some of the city’s most busy roads.

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Construction Of New Roundabout On The A165 Begins

Construction Of New Roundabout On The A165 Begins
August 17, 2020

Construction has started on a new roundabout on the A165 Scarborough Road in Bridlington, halfway between the junctions of Seathorne Road and Grindale Lane.

The work will also include improving the existing footway to create a combined cycle/footway between Scarborough Roundabout and the new roundabout

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Green Plan Sets Construction Industry Standard

Green Plan Sets Construction Industry Standard
August 6, 2020

An employee consultation asked the staff at KWL in Hull to vote on company values, finding being a friend to the environment was central to its core.

A plan has emerged to become a zero-carbon organisation, with KWL initiatives and company-wide training in action to achieve targets.

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Bus Checker Service Launched To Help Travelers Plan Their Journey

Bus Checker Service Launched To Help Travelers Plan Their Journey
June 17, 2020

East Yorkshire has launched two innovative travel tools for customers.  Along with social distancing, wearing face coverings and enhanced cleaning, the new tools aim to give people the confidence to use buses as customers return to work and school.

Customers will be able to use the ‘When2Travel’ tool when planning their journey, to see how busy a journey usually is using a sliding scale from green (very quiet) to red (very busy).  They will also be able to track a specific bus in real-time, to see how busy the bus actually is on the day.

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Hull Trains Provide Coronavirus Update To MP Graham Stuart

Hull Trains Provide Coronavirus Update To MP Graham Stuart
May 21, 2020

Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart has held an urgent meeting with the Managing Director of Hull Trains, Louise Cheeseman, to get an update on the train operator’s situation as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

Hull Trains have suspended their operations since 30th March following the Government’s guidance that services should be for essential travel only, leading to an increase in the number of people working from home.

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On-Street Parking Charges In Hull Resume This Week

On-Street Parking Charges In Hull Resume This Week
May 18, 2020

From today, Monday 18 May motorists will be charged for using on-street parking in Hull. However, any council-owned car parks including short-stay and long-stay will remain free until further notice.

This means that motorists parking in Hull City Council-owned car parks including Albion Street, Lowgate, History Centre, Tower Street, Trippett Street, Osborne Street, George Street, Pryme Street, Francis Street and the ice arena will not be charged.

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£2.5M Road Improvement Scheme Set To Start In Region

£2.5M Road Improvement Scheme Set To Start In Region
May 8, 2020

Work is due to start on a £2.5million road improvement scheme across the East Riding which will help to prevent potholes.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s highways maintenance team will begin work on its annual road surface dressing scheme as part of essential works being carried out during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Buses Change In Response To Lockdown

Temporary Changes To East Yorkshire Bus Services
March 26, 2020

From Sunday 29 March, in response to the government’s coronavirus advice, bus company East Yorkshire will be changing the times of their buses.

As the public have now been advised to travel only if necessary, the company have scaled back services to concentrate on getting key workers to and from essential employment.

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