The hugely popular ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, and featuring exceptional images capturing fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world, is reaching the end of its time at Sewerby Hall and Gardens.
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.
Following on from their successful runway show at York Fashion Week, East Riding College’s fashion students’ creations took to the catwalk again in a triumphant end-of-year show at the College’s Beverley campus.
The Fashion & Design end-of-year show showcased the work of students who study at the newly refurbished fashion studio.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police in Humberside and other forces are encouraging people to carry fewer weapons, especially young people, as part of a national campaign.
Superintendent Lee Edwards is leading the weapons surrender in Humberside Police.
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.
After the success of the recent Military Assistance Social Hub (MASH) in Bridlington, MASH will now be rolled out to other towns in East Yorkshire.
Beverley will see the launch of the next MASH, on Tuesday, 26 April, at the Foresters Arms, Beckside, from 13.30 to 16.00.
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.
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.
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.
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.