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.
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 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.
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’.