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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MP Meets Renewable Energy Firm To Discuss New Wind Farm Project

MP Meets Renewable Energy Firm To Discuss New Wind Farm Project
February 13, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has met with SSE Renewables to discuss multi-billion pound plans to build what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm in the world off the Holderness Coast.

This is the latest in a series of engagements that Graham has had with renewable firms over the years in order to ensure that residents and local businesses see the benefits of the growth of green energy without being inconvenienced by the construction.

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Volunteers Needed For Making It Right Panel

Volunteers Needed For Making It Right Panel
February 12, 2020

The East Riding Youth Offending Service is looking to recruit more volunteers for its Making it Right Panel, to which young people are referred by the courts.

The youth offending service works with 10 to 18-year-olds who have either received a court sentence or who are being dealt with outside the court system.

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Graham Stuart MP Rolls Up His Sleeves At Beverley Men In Sheds Project

Graham Stuart MP Rolls Up His Sleeves At Beverley Men In Sheds Project
February 10, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, took the opportunity to visit Beverley Men in Sheds – one of three similar projects combatting social isolation in his constituency.

With other projects in Withernsea and Hornsea, the Beverley branch runs in Oldroyd’s Corner inside Beverley Garden Centre. The purpose of the Shed is for older men (and women) to connect while taking part in activities that are often similar to those of garden sheds up and down the country.

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Sorting Hats And Wands Return For Harry Potter Book Night

Sorting Hats And Wands Return For Harry Potter Book Night
January 22, 2020

Limited numbers of tickets are still on sale for the ever-popular Harry Potter Book Night 2020 events in East Riding Libraries.

The event returns in February for an evening of games, crafts, and fun. There will be readings, the Sorting Hat ceremony, the Polyjuice Potion Game, and Ancient Runes Lessons!

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Join In The Digital Arts Celebration In East Riding Libraries

Join In The Digital Arts Celebration In East Riding Libraries
January 17, 2020

East Riding Libraries are hosting their first Digital Art Celebration until 29 February, which culminates in a digital art competition with a chance to win one of five graphics tablets.

East Riding Libraries pride themselves on being much more than books – they are a community hub that’s free for everyone to attend and offer a variety of social groups, access to information, free internet and computer access and free digital support.

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Local Men’s Sheds Projects Win Backing Of MP

Local Men’s Sheds Projects Win Backing Of MP
January 16, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has given his backing to ‘Men’s Sheds’ projects across his constituency, supported by the UK Men’s Sheds Association.

Men’s Sheds aims to support older men, and women, to get together and connect with likeminded people in the area while learning new skills such as metalworking, electronics or even building cars.

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Local Labour Party Welcome Extra Cash Pledge For NHS

Local Labour Party Welcome Extra Cash Pledge For NHS
November 13, 2019

Campaigners in Beverley and Holderness today welcomed Labour Party plans to rescue our National Health Service with a £40 billion extra cash boost for the NHS.

Under these plans, cash would include funding for 5,000 more GPs and 28,000 extra nurses, midwives and also health visitors.

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Book Now As East Riding Youth Dance Returns

Book Now As East Riding Youth Dance Returns
September 23, 2019

East Riding Youth Dance will be returning for seven weeks of community dance sessions across the region.

The sessions are set to kick start in October, providing a fantastic opportunity for young people, Year 5 and upwards, to work closely with professional dance artists in a fun, energetic and inspirational environment.

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Graham Stuart MP To Hold Weekend Street Surgery In Beverley

Graham Stuart MP To Hold Weekend Street Surgery In Beverley
September 18, 2019

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, will be continuing his regular street surgeries this Saturday 21st September.

The surgeries are an opportunity to raise an issue with Graham about personal matters or to raise any kind of concern to do with government or parliament, or simply just to pop by and say hello.

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More Free Compost Giveaways To Be Held In September

More Free Compost Giveaways To Be Held In September
August 29, 2019

For the first time ever, East Riding of Yorkshire Council is to hold the second round of free compost giveaways for East Riding residents.

The council will be handing out another 5,000 bags of compost during September, following the success of the regular, annual giveaways which are held in May.

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