Make Your Mark is an opportunity for 11-18-year-olds across the UK to have their say and begin their democratic journey by voting on the policies they want to introduce or change.
East Riding youth groups wanting support and advice with their Positive Activity Grant (PAG) applications are invited to attend a free open evening on Tuesday 21 January.
As the deadline approaches for this year’s applications, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s youth and family support service (YFS) is holding the event in conjunction with the HEY Smile Foundation and the council’s external funding team.
Hull’s Ferens Art Gallery is opening its doors after dark for a special programme of events aimed at encouraging younger audiences to the gallery.
Ferens Late is a co-production between Ferens Art Gallery and Future Ferens – a group of young creatives aged between 16 and 25.
Enterprising youngsters have created a travel card making it easier and cheaper for young people to travel around the region.
The KAT Card, created by Hull’s Young People’s Parliament (HYPP), allows young people aged 19 and under to ride buses in Hull and parts of the East Riding for just £10 per week.
Beverley Rotary Club is on the lookout for young people who want to improve or learn leadership skills.
Beverley Rotary Club wants to hear from clubs and individuals about young people in relation to a seven-day residential course being held next year.
The sidelines of all junior football games played in Beverley, Hull and the East Riding will go smoke-free when the new season begins in September.
Partners including Hull & District Youth Football League, East Riding Girls League, Hull City Council, East Riding Council, and East Riding Football Association – which covers Hull – have teamed up to promote healthy lifestyles.
Sinfonia Viva will be back in Beverley on Thursday, 22 March at 7.30pm in Toll Gavel United Church for a concert of Classic Classics.
The evening will include youthful masterpieces by Mozart, Elgar and Schubert, and a symphony by the ever-youthful Haydn. His Symphony No 85 sparkles with his characteristic wit and energy.
Following the recent Platform event hosted at Bridlington Spa that saw over 100 young dancers take to the stage, East Riding Youth Dance is once again recruiting for young people to join the exciting community dance programme alongside the East Riding Youth Dance County Company.
The youth dance programme is a fantastic opportunity for young people from Year 5 and upwards to engage in 12 weeks of community dance. Participants will work closely with professional dance artists, providing a platform for those with little or no previous background in dance to have a fun, energetic and inspirational experience.
There are still some tickets available for a rare opportunity to see two world class orchestras joining forces at Bridlington Spa this month.
Manchester Camerata and Sinfonia Viva will be getting together for a New Year’s concert with a difference – the orchestral extravaganza will be performed at Bridlington Spa on Sunday, 28 January, at 2pm.
Over 700 young people from every secondary school in the city performed at the Royal Albert Hall as one of only three massed ensembles to be part of the three day Music for Youth Proms.
This prestigious event was a great opportunity to perform the piece ‘Swerving East,’ showcasing the city’s many talented young musicians, singers and dancers and celebrating the city’s year as the UK City of Culture.
Voluntary organisations providing activities for young people across the East Riding are being invited to apply for grant funding.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s youth and family support (YFS) service is launching the 2018 Positive Activity Grant (PAG).
East Riding Libraries have organised two events at Beverley Library in the next few weeks, as part of their ‘Meet the Author’ series for 2017.
‘Meet the Author’ talks feature a wide range of both emerging and established writers and poets. They are a chance to hear readings, learn about the creative process and interact with the authors.
Young people in the region will be able to register for the ever popular Lifestyle scheme which is run by Humberside Police.
From Monday 10 April young people will can register their interest to participate in Lifestyle 2017 which runs through the school summer holidays.
Voluntary youth organisations across the region are celebrating after receiving grants at a ceremony hosted by the East Riding of Yorkshire youth and family support service.
Positive Activities Grants totalling £52,000 were awarded to successful youth organisations from across the county by the chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Councillor John Dennis, at a ceremony at County Hall in Beverley.
Schools and local football teams in the Hull and Beverley area are being urged to Club Together in support of grassroots football teams.
Topps, the UK’s leading collectibles company is offering youngsters in the area the chance to win a training day with Premier League and Manchester City superstar, Kevin De Bruyne, a Premier League Manager (past or present) and a week-long adventure holiday camp as part of its annual Club Together competition.
Helping older people to enjoy fun activities in a relaxed and friendly setting is the aim of a new group which has launched in the East Riding to promote independence.
A new group, called ‘Tomorrow’s Youth’, has been set up in Beverley to offer those aged 55 and over weekly activity sessions which are designed to increase physical activity, create new friendships and lift spirits.
Residents on Burden Road have reason to celebrate after plans to build 14 new house on a playing field have been withdrawn.
An application to build a range of affordable homes to help ease shortage of housing in area was objected to by residents who will be pleased to know will now not go ahead.
Services for vulnerable children across the East Riding have been judged to be ‘good’ overall with ‘outstanding’ features by Ofsted inspectors.
A comprehensive and rigorous inspection of East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s children’s services and the East Riding Safeguarding Children Board has found them to be ‘good’ and the services for young people leaving care are described as ‘outstanding’.