New Bus Services Announced To Replace Routes Being Axed

Free Travel To COVID Vaccine Appointments
March 18, 2022

New bus services have been announced to make sure residents still have access to public transport on two East Riding routes after some commercial services were axed.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is to fund replacement bus services for passengers between Bridlington to York, via Driffield, and Hull to Goole, via Elloughton, from next month.

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Depleted Beavers Unable To Cause Upset In Local Derby With Bridlington

Hullensians Hit Back In Final Minutes To Beat Beverley Seconds
March 14, 2022

The local derby trip to Bridlington for the Beavers was always going to be a tough challenge. The previous week Brid came away with an away win at top of the table Old Crossleyans and look to have secured the fourth spot in the league, which is the last promotion spot.

The weather was good for an open game of rugby, and in patches, Beverley’s backs looked impressive, unfortunately, the power of the imported front row and backline of the forward pack was too much, and Bridlington was deserved winners by the end of the afternoon scoring 46 points to Beverley’s 15.

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Duo Emerge From Isolation Of Remote Recording Sessions To Launch Second Hurdy-Gurdy Album

Duo Emerge From Isolation Of Remote Recording Sessions To Launch Second Hurdy-Gurdy Album
March 14, 2022

A lockdown music collaboration made in Yorkshire is catching the ears of aficionados from international specialist magazines and bloggers to pop superstar and BBC Radio 6 presenter Tom Robinson with audiences doubly impressed by the fact that the pair behind the project didn’t meet at all during the recording process.

Agent Starling – which comprises bass player and singer Lou Duffy-Howard and hurdy-gurdy player Quentin Budworth – have just released their second album in a year with all the tracks recorded remotely.

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Upcoming Orangery Concerts At Sewerby Hall

Upcoming Orangery Concerts At Sewerby Hall
March 9, 2022

Sewerby Hall and Gardens will be continuing to welcome the public with standard admission available to the house and zoo, with the gardens accessible free of charge until Saturday, 26 March. In addition to this, the hall will also be hosting several afternoons of music in the Orangery this month.

Sunday, 13 March at 1:30pm, will see Sax Forte appearing in the Orangery. The York-based quartet demonstrates the versatility of the saxophone, particularly of the classical repertoire. 

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Number of Children Offered First Choice Secondary School Increases

Number of Children Offered First Choice Secondary School Increases
March 2, 2022

The proportion of Year 6 children in the East Riding who have been awarded their first preference of secondary school for September 2022 has risen again this year to 97%.

Parents and carers across the East Riding, as well as nationally, will find out which secondary school their children will attend in the next academic year, which starts in September.

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Minecraft Sessions During Half Term In Beverley And East Riding

Minecraft Sessions During Half Term In Beverley And East Riding
February 16, 2022

This half term – from 19 to 26 February – East Riding Archives are looking for local Minecrafters to make their mark on history.

Young Minecrafters can book a time slot to visit the Minecraft workstation at Bridlington and Beverley where an Archivist will be collecting pandemic experiences for the Archive collections.

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Inclusion Health Vehicle Out On The Road In The East Riding

Inclusion Health Vehicle Out On The Road In The East Riding
February 11, 2022

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s public health team first launched the Inclusion Health vehicle back in November 2021, as part of the wider East Riding Inclusion Health service. 

This project brings together council services including public health, leisure and libraries, as well as external partners such as the Humber NHS Foundation Trust, the Food Poverty Alliance and the foodbank network, working with community groups and organisations, all with the aim to become a trusted and supportive presence within the local authority. 

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Major Expansion For Business Awards Which Put People First

Major Expansion For Business Awards Which Put People First
February 7, 2022

Businesses across the Humber region have stepped up to give their backing to an awards scheme that focuses on recognising the efforts of employees and which this year will expand to present three events.

The People in Business Awards (PIBA) are accepting nominations now for their trio of celebrations with the Hull & East Yorkshire People in Business Awards back for the third year and now joined by the Northern Lincolnshire People in Business Awards and the Yorkshire Coast People in Business Awards.

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Improvement Work To Be Carried Out On The A1035 Near Leven

Improvement Work To Be Carried Out On The A1035 Near Leven
January 30, 2022

Road improvement work worth £50,000 is due to be carried out on a section of the A1035 Beverley to Bridlington road near Leven.

The work is set to take place on a stretch of road between the entrance to the Heron Lakes holiday park and the Whitecross roundabout, a main route into Leven, starting on Monday 31 January.

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Bridlington Spa Welcomes Back ‘Let’s Rock’

Bridlington Spa Welcomes Back ‘Let’s Rock’
January 14, 2022

The popular young people’s music event, ‘Let’s Rock’, returns on Saturday, 22 January at the Royal Hall, Bridlington Spa, at 6pm. The event showcases the work of young bands, groups and solo performers from across the East Riding and Hull. Over 100 young people of all ages and abilities will be sharing their music.

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New Booster Vaccine Sites In Hull And The East Riding Of Yorkshire

New Booster Vaccine Sites In Hull And The East Riding Of Yorkshire
December 17, 2021

Local clinical leaders are praising the phenomenal local vaccine effort with 40,000 people in Hull and East Riding receiving their booster vaccination in the last 10 days.

The NHS is prioritising bookings for boosters and is urging people to book an appointment to guarantee their jab – as it aims to offer every eligible adult their booster dose by the end of December 2021.

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East Riding Libraries Launch New Business & IP Centres

East Riding Libraries Launch New Business & IP Centres
December 9, 2021

Entrepreneurs and small businesses in The East Riding of Yorkshire celebrated the launch of their new Business & IP Centres opening in Beverley Library, Bridlington Central Library and Goole Library.

The launch event in Beverley Library was attended by 24 people, who were impressed with the range of resources available and will be coming back in their own time to explore them further.

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Donate To Help Stop Excess Winter Deaths And Hardship For Yorkshire Folk

Donate To Help Stop Excess Winter Deaths And Hardship For Yorkshire Folk
December 8, 2021

Two Ridings Community Foundation are calling on local people and businesses to donate to their Surviving Winter appeal as requests for support from people all over the region are coming in.

The Surviving Winter appeal, launched last month, has already raised £5,000 to support vulnerable people through the harsh winter period, but from the requests for support coming in, much more is needed

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Recruitment Events Taking Place Across The East Riding

Celebrate The Festive Season With East Riding Leisure
November 26, 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is hosting a number of recruitment events across the region showcasing the exciting opportunities on offer.

The events are hosted by various teams across the council, including people services, adult social care, leisure and adult learning and employability.

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