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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Award-Winning Classically Yours Event Tickets Now On Sale

Award-Winning Classically Yours Event Tickets Now On Sale
August 28, 2019

Classically Yours, winner of the 2017 Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Audience and Engagement, is to return to the East Riding to allow people to discover, enjoy and take part in a range of orchestral music activities. 

 This new season will bring some of the UK’s top orchestras, including Manchester Camerata, Sinfonia Viva, Britten Sinfonia and The Hallé Orchestra to the area. Performing in Beverley, Bridlington and Withernsea, there will be special concerts for children, families and older people, and opportunities for community groups to work with the orchestras. 

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Safer Sleep Week Roadshow To Take Place In Beverley

Safer Sleep Week Roadshow To Take Place In Beverley
March 9, 2019

Safer Sleep Week is an annual campaign run by the Lullaby Trust to raise awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and the safer sleep advice that reduces the risk of it occurring.  Sadly, around five babies a week in the UK die from SIDS.

This year, the focus of Safer Sleep Week is on co-sleeping.  It is estimated that by the age of three months half of all babies born in England and Wales will have slept in an adult bed with one or both parents, whether intended or not. 

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‘Ding, Ding, Seconds Out’ As Delicate Flowers Heads to Cherry Burton

‘Ding, Ding, Seconds Out’ As Delicate Flowers Heads to Cherry Burton
February 11, 2019

If you liked Beryl, you’ll love Delicate Flowers, the fast-moving Hull boxing play that punches above its weight and is now heading to Withernsea.

Written by Hull-based playwright Mark Rees and produced by his Single Story Theatre Company, Delicate Flowers tells the story of Barbara Buttrick, the young boxer and wrestler from Hessle, East Yorkshire, who fought adversity in her personal life in the 1940s and ‘50s to fight opponents in the ring.

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Tennis Sessions Served Up In Withernsea

Tennis Sessions Served Up In Withernsea
January 14, 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has received National Lottery funding of £8,943 which will be used to deliver the ‘Serves Tennis’ programme in Withernsea.

Part of the Active Communities Everywhere project, the programme aims to encourage young people in deprived areas to have access to fun and engaging tennis sessions. It is especially aimed at those children who would not otherwise have access to such activities.

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