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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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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