Volunteering Opportunities Available At Beverley Puppet Festival

Volunteering Opportunities Available At Beverley Puppet Festival
July 1, 2024

Career-developing volunteer positions for this July’s Beverley Puppet Festival are open for applications.

“The festival is looking for volunteers with community spirit, love of the arts and an interest in ensuring a great experience for visitors,” said Vicky Yannoula, festival director (trainee), and volunteer manager and trainer.

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WHO Warns About Fake ‘Skinny Jabs’ At The Olympics

WHO Warns About Fake 'Skinny Jabs' At The Olympics
June 29, 2024

People in East Riding are being cautioned about the use of fake versions of the drug Ozempic.

Ozempic is a drug prescribed to people with type 2 diabetes in order to lower their blood sugar levels, with the active ingredient semaglutide. However a global alert has been issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) about fake versions being circulated to people to help lose weight.

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Bishop Burton Students To Pursue Successful Careers In The Police

Bishop Burton Students To Pursue Successful Careers In The Police
June 29, 2024

Bishop Burton College is delighted to announce several of their Level 3 Extended Diploma in Policing students have been accepted into the Police.

Ella Edeson, Harrison Mann, Alfie Chapman, James Lancaster, Ivan Bartle-Milner and Adnan Kadric who will complete the two-year course this summer will be joining Humberside Police; and Mia Begg and Phoebe Redhead North Yorkshire Police.

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Commitment To Armed Forces Community Earns Local NHS Prestigious Silver Award

Commitment To Armed Forces Community Earns Local NHS Prestigious Silver Award
June 28, 2024

On the eve of Armed Forces Day – a national celebration of the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community – NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) is proud to announce it has been awarded the prestigious Silver Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS).

This accolade – an upgrade on last year’s Bronze Award – is a testament to the ICB’s “unwavering commitment to supporting the armed forces community”, firmly aligning with the values and principles of the Armed Forces Covenant.

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East Riding To Share In New £25m Commitment To Coastal Communities

East Riding To Share In New £25m Commitment To Coastal Communities
June 27, 2024

Dogger Bank Wind Farm has announced a £25million commitment to coastal communities in the North and North-East of England, developing a long-term legacy for the world-leading renewable energy project.

The commitment includes funding projects in East Riding of Yorkshire, Redcar and Cleveland and South Tyneside, to enhance STEM education, and help young people gain the skills and knowledge required to fulfil their potential in a net zero world.

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Residents In Beverley Asked If They Would Like To Live In House Like This?

Residents In Beverley Asked If They Would Like To Live In House Like This?
June 11, 2024

A new collection of photographs of Bellway Homes’ Scrivener show home at Bishop’s Gate in Beverley has been released, with the question – who would want to live in a home like this?

The four-bedroom detached home is part of Bellway’s Artisan collection of contemporary homes and is available from £384,995. It features the homebuilder’s trademark open plan kitchen, dining and family area, which leads to the enclosed back garden. Additionally, there is a traditional living room, and four bedrooms – including the master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. Also included are integrated appliances and a fully-fitted kitchen in the home, as well as an attached garage.

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In East Yorkshire, Pride And Music Will Be Celebrated This June

In East Yorkshire, Pride And Music Will Be Celebrated This June
June 4, 2024

East Riding Libraries are celebrating Make Music Day on Friday, 21 June 2024. Featuring a series of events and live music, residents will be able to get musical across the East Riding! With drop in events at libraries and singers popping up in towns across the county, it’s sure to be a day to remember.

Some of our events will include a singer in Little Weighton in partnership with the mobile library, and a Dolly Parton tribute singing her way around Driffield! On Saturday, 22 June, Beverley Folk Festival have partnered with Beverley Library to bring a selection of singers to the venue in the afternoon.

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New East Yorkshire Trail Will Feature 6ft Rat Sculptures

New East Yorkshire Trail Will Feature 6ft Rat Sculptures
June 4, 2024

Organisations across the region are being encouraged to get behind the latest public art initiative to be released across East Yorkshire next year by sponsoring distinctly decorated six-foot high Rats. The launch coincides with this year’s Biz Week which starts today with an opening breakfast at the MKM Stadium.

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East Riding Libraries To Launch New Children’s Festival

East Riding Libraries To Launch New Children's Festival
June 3, 2024

East Riding Libraries is delighted to announce the launch of its brand new festival for children and young people, Live ‘n Loud in Libraries.  

With a varied and exciting programme – featuring live music, forensics, activities, author visits and much more – the festival runs from Monday 22 July until Saturday 31 August.  

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park Is Expecting A Half Term Baby Boom

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Is Expecting A Half Term Baby Boom
June 3, 2024

In a springtime baby boom, the UK’s No. 1 wildlife walkthrough adventure has recently welcomed new arrivals from its camel, cheetah, monkey and rhino families.

Cotton-Top Tamarin monkeys Consuela and Maurice are nurturing tiny twins . The distinctive monkeys, among the smallest primates in the world, are a critically endangered species and the park is a designated conservation hub to help save them from extinction. The adults share parental duties with Maurice as likely as Consuela to be carrying the youngsters on his back. 

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Stock Skills Competition Showcases Specialist Skills At Bishop Burton College

Stock Skills Competition Showcases Specialist Skills At Bishop Burton College
May 28, 2024

Agriculture, Animal Management, and Equine students put on an impressive display at Bishop Burton College during the 63rd Stock Skills competition.

Stock Skills prepares students for a large country show by preparing them for a variety of tasks. Each student prepares for the event by practicing grooming and clipping skills, and ensuring the animal’s diet means it is in optimum condition. They compete in Dairy, Sheep, Goat, and Equine classes. Competing requires the development of specialist skills and knowledge that can also be transferred to the workplace. 

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