Bishop Burton College Butchery Apprentice Wins National Award

Bishop Burton College Butchery Apprentice Wins National Award
March 6, 2024

Luke Hobson, butchery apprentice with Bishop Burton College was named Best Apprentice Showing Management Potential in a Manufacturing Environment at the Institute of Meat (IoM) and Worshipful Company of Butchers (WCB) Annual Prizegiving, held at Butchers Hall in London, on 29th February.

Luke, who competed against butchery apprentices from around the country, is pursuing an Advanced Butcher qualification while holding the position of Trainee Supervisor of the process hall, within the factory at Pilgrim’s UK Lamb Ltd (formerly Randall Parker Foods).

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Lib Dems ‘Seriously on the Up’ Says Leader After Stunning Double Victory

Lib Dems 'Seriously on the Up' Says Leader After Stunning Double Victory
March 1, 2024

The Liberal Democrats have secured a stunning double victory by winning two by-elections in one night in the East Riding with Group Leader declaring the result shows they are ‘seriously on the up.’

East Riding Liberal Democrat Group Leader Cllr Denis Healy’s comments come after Tony Henderson was elected Beverley in Minster and Woodmanse and Ross Harrison elected in Tranby.

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Beverley Building Society Builds On Its Community Strategy By Supporting Local Sports Clubs

Beverley Building Society Builds On Its Community Strategy By Supporting Local Sports Clubs
February 16, 2024

Beverley Building Society has announced new sponsorship partnerships with both Beverley Rugby Union Football Club (RUFC) and Beverley Town Football Club. The partnership with Beverley RUFC will see the Society become a sponsor of the women’s team as well as supporting some of the mini and junior teams. As an official partner of Beverley Town FC men’s team, they will also support the kids’ teams and the girls’ academy.

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Cross Party Member Led Budget Tries To Provide Lifeboat For Residents

Cross Party Member Led Budget Tries To Provide Lifeboat For Residents
February 8, 2024

For the first time in 17 years, the East Riding of Yorkshire council has passed a budget, shaped and influenced by the opposition groups, and reflects the new no overall control situation on the council.

The Conservative leadership needed to make budget concessions to the Liberal Democrat, Labour and Yorkshire Party groups in order to deliver a budget which was approved by 53 votes at today’s budget council meeting.

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Ofsted Outcome Adds To National Recognition For Longcroft School

Ofsted Outcome Adds To National Recognition For Longcroft School
January 20, 2024

Longcroft School and Sixth Form are celebrating the outcome of their recent Section 5 Ofsted Inspection, which has further validated the school’s exceptional progress over recent years. Inspectors were hugely complimentary about the school and effusive in their recognition of the journey it has travelled since previous inspections.

They acknowledged the hard work of the dedicated staff, and the profound impact that the Wonder Learning Partnership (WLP) Trust has had in supporting rapid improvements, having been commissioned by the local authority to oversee the school in 2019.

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Clean Air Night Highlights Harms Of Wood Burning

Clean Air Night Highlights Harms Of Wood Burning
January 20, 2024

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is supporting the Global Action Plan which is highlighting the harms caused by wood burning.

Clean Air Night takes place on Wednesday 24 January and shines a light on the uncomfortable truths about wood burning.
Most people in the UK don’t know that wood burning is bad for our health and for the environment.

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MP Ensures Beverley And Molescroft Councillors Have Their Say On Telegraph Poles

MP Ensures Beverley And Molescroft Councillors Have Their Say On Telegraph Poles
January 20, 2024

Graham Stuart, Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, brought together cross-party councillors from across Beverley and Molescroft to express their concerns to Connexin, the Hull-based fibre broadband provider, about its planned delivery of broadband by telegraph poles to the town.

After seeing other neighbourhoods have telegraph poles imposed on them without sufficient consultation, Graham convened the councillors around the table with Connexin to ensure the people of Beverley and Molescroft have their voices heard.

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Beverley’s Max Nicholson Salon Marks Two Years In Business With Unique New Approach To Hairdressing

Beverley's Max Nicholson Salon Marks Two Years In Business With Unique New Approach To Hairdressing
January 20, 2024

Beverley’s Max Nicholson Salon has marked two years in business by unveiling a unique, new approach to how hair is cut and styled.

“Our new style menu is a unique mood board that allows our clientele to see and visualise what they want,” said Max, 22, who leads a three-strong team of stylists, colourist and assistants at the North Bar Within hairdresser, including colour stylist Billy and junior stylist Phillippa.

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East Yorkshire Buses Disappointed Over Reduction In Bus Lane Hours

East Yorkshire Buses Disappointed Over Reduction In Bus Lane Hours
January 19, 2024

East Yorkshire Buses, a leading public transport operator in the region, has voiced deep disappointment in response to Hull City Council’s decision to downgrade bus priorities within the city. Ben Gilligan, Managing Director of East Yorkshire Buses, described the move as a significant step backwards, which potentially leaves a perception that the council has a lack of commitment to supporting the bus network during a crucial stage of recovery.

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A Christmas Carol for Beverley

A Christmas Carol for Beverley
January 19, 2024

Toll Gavel was given a treat on Christmas Eve by a group of carol singers who were singing to raise money for Hull Samaritans. The group was organised by Dodi Beardshaw and comprised family members and friends. From 11.00 am to 1.00 pm they raised £677.00.

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Celebrating Fifteen Years of Progress: A Landmark Day for East Riding Community Hospital

Celebrating Fifteen Years of Progress: A Landmark Day for East Riding Community Hospital
January 19, 2024

Fifteen years ago, on the 20 January a historic agreement unfolded that would shape the landscape of healthcare in Beverley. The deal involved the sale of the land for what would become the cornerstone of health services in the region – Beverley’s new Community Hospital on Swinemoor Lane.

Captured in a photograph from 20 January 2009, Karen Knapton, then Chair of the NHS East Riding of Yorkshire, and Councillor Eric Bielby, Former Chairman of Beverley Consolidated Charity Board of Trustees (now Beverley Housing Charity), stand proudly at the site that would become the much-needed local healthcare facility.

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New BSL Signed Video And Podcast Launched In The East Riding In The Battle Against Fraud

New BSL Signed Video And Podcast Launched In The East Riding In The Battle Against Fraud
December 22, 2023

Residents with hearing and sight impairments across the Humberside Police area will directly benefit from a new project, created by East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Community VISION, in association with Hull and East Yorkshire Centre for the Deaf.

A new podcast and BSL (British Sign Language) signed video were launched at a recent event in Beverley to highlight fraud awareness and protection, allowing residents to access information which would otherwise have been unavailable to them.

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Easter Food And Holiday Activities Grants Are Now Available

Easter Food And Holiday Activities Grants Are Now Available
December 22, 2023

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) grant scheme is now open to support providers to deliver fun activities for children and young people aged 5-16 years who are in receipt of benefits related free school meals in the Easter holidays. 

There’s up to £5,000 available for organisations to provide activities including sport, play, drama, cooking, crafts, dance, music, healthy lifestyles, art or outdoor adventures.

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Be Taxi Safe This Christmas In The East Riding Of Yorkshire

Be Taxi Safe This Christmas In The East Riding Of Yorkshire
December 21, 2023

For residents who intend to use taxis this holiday season, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s licensing team advises them to plan ahead and only use legally  licensed taxis.

The council warns that bogus taxi drivers should be avoided. Social media should not be used to request ‘lifts’ unless a licensed driver is offering them. There are often no licensed drivers or vehicles involved in ‘lifts’, and they have not been vetted or checked.

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