Stunning Victory For Libdems In East Yorkshire By-Election

Stunning Victory For Libdems In East Yorkshire By-Election
July 1, 2022

The Liberal Democrats in East Yorkshire are celebrating again following their ‘stunning’ victory in the Bridlington By-Election held on Thursday.

Voters overwhelmingly voted in favour of the Liberal Demoncrats who bagged 57% of the votes cast electing Jayne Phoenix to represent them at County Hall.

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First Puffins Unveiled As Part Of East Yorkshire Animal Sculpture Trail

First Puffins Unveiled As Part Of East Yorkshire Animal Sculpture Trail
June 27, 2022

A public art event which makes puffins the stars of stories of conservation, global warming and green energy has taken off with the installation of the first sculptures in a trail stretching along the coast of East Yorkshire.

Organisers of Puffins Galore! placed the first sculpture at the RSPB Centre at Bempton, home to almost half a million seabirds which cram onto the cliffs every year. The second puffin was installed at North Landing, Flamborough, with another in the centre of the village and a fourth at Sewerby Hall.

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Puffins Send Serious Environmental Message To East Coast

Puffins Send Serious Environmental Message To East Coast
June 17, 2022

East Riding College is proud to be part of Puffins Galore! and to have created one of the puffin sculptures being installed along the East Coast this summer. 

Puffins Galore! hope to attract visitors to the area with the new art installations.  The project follows the award-winning Hull and East Riding trails ‘Larkin with Toads’ and ‘A Moth for Amy’. 

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June Marks The Start Of The ‘Springboard Summer Tour’

East Riding Leisure Helps You Shape Up For Summer
June 13, 2022

The ‘Springboard Summer Tour’ starts on 26 June 2022 at the Memorial Day for Ivan Usher at Beverley East Riding Leisure.

The ‘Summer Tour’ is engaging with 16–24-year-olds across the East Riding and speaking to them about helping with their next steps to education, further training or employment.

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Awards That Highlight Very Best In Local Tourism Return For 2022

Awards That Highlight Very Best In Local Tourism Return For 2022
June 12, 2022

Awards that reward the region’s best, brightest, most successful, and innovative tourism businesses will return in 2022 and will continue to be a route to national recognition.

The 2022 Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards, the REYTAs, organised by tourism body Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY), has been officially relaunched culminating in an awards event in November 2022.

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Elizabeth Jane Hallett Awarded A British Empire Medal In The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Elizabeth Jane Hallett Awarded A British Empire Medal In The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
June 2, 2022

Elizabeth (Liz) Hallett was born and grew up in Beverley. 

For almost 30 years she was one of the local District Nursing Sisters. When she was 7 years of age and a brownie, she had her first taste of fundraising when her dad made her a box to go on the back of her bicycle and she wrote letters asking people to donate paperback books for the Blue Peter RNLI inshore lifeboat appeal.

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Call For Businesses To Commit To Green Action At Humber Business Week

Call For Businesses To Commit To Green Action At Humber Business Week
May 31, 2022

The team at the University of Hull’s Aura Innovation Centre are calling for people to use this year’s Humber Business Week to take action to make their organisations greener.

The Humber’s net-zero centre, Aura Innovation Centre, which supports small businesses to bring their low carbon ideas to life, will be running several events over the week which will help organisations begin their journey to sustainability.

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Could You Be A Puffin Pal?

Could You Be A Puffin Pal?
May 23, 2022

The team at Puffins Galore! is seeking Puffin Pals – volunteers to befriend each of the puffin sculptures which will be landing in East Yorkshire in early July.

Appearing along the coast, with a cheeky twist inland, the forty-two giant, artist decorated puffins will settle at locations along a trail from Bempton to Kilnsea, with clusters in Bridlington, Hornsea, Withernsea and Hull.

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East Riding College Transforming Principal To Retire

East Riding College Transforming Principal To Retire
May 23, 2022

East Riding College Principal Mike Welsh will retire at the end of May. During over four years in charge Mike oversaw a number of major developments.  Most significantly, he led the College through what was described as an exemplary merger with TEC Partnership, securing its long term, sustainable future.

Mike’s tenure has also seen significant increases in student and apprentice numbers as well as the construction of a brand new Institute of Technology at the College’s Flemingate campus. 

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East Yorkshire Announces Changes To Fares And Ticket Range

East Yorkshire Announces Changes To Fares And Ticket Range
May 17, 2022

Bus company East Yorkshire will introduce new tickets and fares from next week that will make travelling on bus easier than ever before.

In their first review of fares and tickets since September 2019, East Yorkshire has said that the changes, which are due to come into effect on Sunday 22 May 2022, will make travelling across the region simpler for customers.

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All Ride Cycle Scheme Relaunches In Bridlington

All Ride Cycle Scheme Relaunches In Bridlington
April 13, 2022

The All Ride adapted cycle scheme in Bridlington will return for 2022.

Running every Friday between 10am and 3pm from Victoria Terrace on Bridlington’s North Promenade, the scheme will restart on Friday, 22 April, with the final session on 28 October.

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Dedicated Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics For Children During The Easter Holidays

Dedicated Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics For Children During The Easter Holidays
April 12, 2022

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has confirmed that vaccination sites have been launched in the East Riding for children aged five to 11 with no underlying health conditions to be offered two paediatric (child) doses of the Pfizer vaccine, with 12 weeks between doses. Letters from the NHS are being sent to parents/guardians in the local authority inviting them to book their child’s first vaccine.  

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Decarbonisation Work Begins At Council Buildings

Decarbonisation Work Begins At Council Buildings
April 7, 2022

Work has begun at three East Riding of Yorkshire Council sites to decarbonise the buildings following the award of Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) funding. 

Phase 1 of the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) provided £1 billion in grants, reflecting the public sector’s role in meeting the Government’s net-zero commitment by 2050. The Council was successful in receiving £1.9 million of funding from this scheme.

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Residents Urged To Complete Survey On Fast Food Litter

Residents Urged To Complete Survey On Fast Food Litter
April 4, 2022

Residents in the East Riding are being encouraged to complete an online survey about fast food litter.

The waste and recycling team at East Riding of Yorkshire Council is asking people to take part in the consultation to air their views on how the littering of packaging from fast food outlets affects the area.

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