New Constituency Data Show Beverley & Holderness Ahead Of The National Vaccine Curve

New Constituency Data Show Beverley & Holderness Ahead Of The National Vaccine Curve
March 4, 2021

Local MP Graham Stuart has welcomed new constituency-level vaccination figures which show that Beverley and Holderness is ahead of the national average of one-third of adults having received their first Covid-19 jab.

The most recently available data show all jabs administered up to 21st February, at which point 32,581 people over the age of 18 had received their first dose of either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Oxford/AstraZeneca shot.

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Humberside Police Gets Whopping 127 Extra Police Officers

Humberside Police Gets Whopping 127 Extra Police Officers
February 2, 2021

New figures released last week show that more than 6,620 police officers have been recruited through a national recruitment drive, backed by £400 million of Government funding.

The announcement means that the Government is ahead of its target to have recruited 6,000 extra officers by next month and 20,000 extra by 2023.

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Reopening High Streets Safely Fund To Offer Interactive Support To Town Centre Businesses

Reopening High Streets Safely Fund To Offer Interactive Support To Town Centre Businesses
January 13, 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is offering free online business support workshops – delivered by retail specialists – for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in town centres across the East Riding.

The council has commissioned specialist consultants The Retail Group to provide business growth workshops, which will provide practical ideas and suggestions about how SMEs can adapt, evolve and improve their performances over the coming months.

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Musicians In Tune With Mental Health With Release Of Three Minute Heroes Album

Musicians In Tune With Mental Health With Release Of Three Minute Heroes Album
August 12, 2020

A project which uses music to deliver mental health messages from young people about what’s on their mind will this week showcase the products of its second phase with a virtual launch.

Three Minute Heroes, led by The Warren Youth Project, brings together musicians from across the Hull area, draws on writing from students in East Yorkshire and is already having an impact on health and social care in Manchester.

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Support For Caravans: Graham Stuart Mp Meets With Business Minister

Support For Caravans: Graham Stuart Mp Meets With Business Minister
July 15, 2020

Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, has met with the Minister for Business & Industry to impress on the Government the caravan industry’s importance for the local area.

Minister Nadhim Zahawi heard from local MPs about the effect that the lockdown has had on an industry which supports over 3,206 jobs in the East Riding alone, along with thousands of more jobs in the supply chain and those on holiday parks. More than 200,000 people are employed by holiday parks across the country.

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Team Completes Cycle Ride On Behalf Of Teachers

June 22, 2020

An intrepid team of council staff completed a 100km cycle challenge on behalf of East Riding teachers.

Despite heavy rain, a puncture, a route change and one less rider, three members of East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s transport development team managed to cycle from Withernsea lighthouse to Flamborough lighthouse.

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Dog Restrictions On East Riding Beaches Will Be Enforced From 4 July

Dog Restrictions On East Riding Beaches Will Be Enforced From 4 July
June 22, 2020

Dog owners are being reminded that restrictions excluding their pets from certain parts of beaches along the East Coast will be enforced from Saturday, 4 July this year, having been temporarily suspended in May.

The introduction of the annual exclusion, enforced by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, was delayed this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Council Team Takes On 100km Cycle Challenge – In Place Of Teachers

Council Team Takes On 100km Cycle Challenge – In Place Of Teachers
June 16, 2020

A team of council staff are taking on a 100km (62 miles) cycle challenge this week in place of teachers who need to stay in the classroom during the coronavirus lockdown.

Forty teachers from schools across the East Riding had been due to take part in the annual 100km bike ride as part of the Cycle4Life Challenge organised each year by East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

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Breastfeeding Celebration Week In The East Riding

Breastfeeding Celebration Week In The East Riding
June 3, 2020

This week is Breastfeeding Celebration Week with the theme being promoting and supporting breastfeeding during the Covid-19 pandemic.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council Children’s Centres and Humber NHS Teaching Foundation Trust Integrated Public Health Nursing Service (ISPHNS) have teamed up with breastfeeding charities and Public Health England to run a campaign on social media.

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February Half Term Fun In East Riding Libraries

February Half Term Fun In East Riding Libraries
February 14, 2020

February half term will be fun at East Riding libraries with activities for younger children and their families.

Jungle Dance Storytimes will be a chance to find waltzing warthogs and rock n’ rolling rhinos. The Storytimes will feature ‘Giraffes can’t Dance’ with songs, stories and craft activities.

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