YORSwitch October Auction Update

YORSwitch October Auction Update
October 23, 2021

In the YORSwitch October auction suppliers were unable to bid below, or indeed close to, the Ofgem price cap, so there was no winning bid on this occasion.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s YORSwitch team is now in an unusual situation, where its best advice is to not switch to a fixed tariff but roll on to the price cap when your current deal ends.

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Global Award For Innovative Humber Climate Change Media Series

Global Award For Innovative Humber Climate Change Media Series
October 15, 2021

East Yorkshire based Blue Aurora Media wins ‘Best Climate Change Omni-Channel Production’ at the Media Innovator Awards 2021 for ‘The Waterline Live’ series of podcasts, webinars, videos and online resources, produced in partnership with Marketing Humber to connect The Waterline Summit with an international audience.

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Hull City Council Supports Carbon Neutral Ambitions

Hull City Council Supports Carbon Neutral Ambitions
September 30, 2021

Hull City Council is committed to identifying and promoting green solutions and technologies within the city.

The council is looking to appoint consultants to undertake detailed feasibility and project development studies for the possible installation of solar photovoltaic arrays and complementary energy system technologies to the rooftops of the Council’s corporate buildings.

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Passes Will Soon Be Needed At All Household Waste Recycling Sites

Passes Will Soon Be Needed At All Household Waste Recycling Sites
September 15, 2021

Residents in the East Riding are being reminded that passes will be needed to gain entry to any of the area’s household waste recycling sites from Friday, 1 October.

The passes have been introduced by East Riding of Yorkshire Council to make the system fairer – to make sure the sites are only being used by East Riding residents.

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Free Compost Giveaways Return This Month

Free Compost Giveaways Return This Month
September 13, 2021

The free compost giveaways run by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council are returning this month.

Eight giveaway events will be held across the area between Saturday 18 September and Friday 1 October, where around 5,000 bags of compost will be handed out for free to local residents.

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Switch And Fix Your Energy Tariff With YORSwitch

Switch And Fix Your Energy Tariff With YORSwitch
August 29, 2021

Registration for the latest YORSwitch round is now open, and residents across the East Riding are being encouraged to switch and fix their energy tariffs.

Since YORSwitch began in 2013, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council scheme has helped more than 36,000 households switch their energy tariffs, with savings of over £7.6 million for East Riding residents. 

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Residents Passes For East Riding Household Waste Recycling Sites

Residents Passes For East Riding Household Waste Recycling Sites
July 7, 2021

From 1 October 2021, all cars entering an East Riding Household Waste Recycling Site (HWRS) will need to display a resident’s pass – proving residence in the East Riding – to gain entry to the site.  

Every household in the East Riding will receive their household’s pass in the post by 16 August 2021 advising of changes to waste collection dates. The passes are provided free of charge, and can be used for any of the ten East Riding HWRS.

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National Highways & Transport Survey – A Voice For Your Residents

National Highways & Transport Survey – A Voice For Your Residents
June 18, 2021

Local people are being asked for their views on East Riding of Yorkshire Council highways and transport services – from the condition of roads and footpaths to the quality of cycling facilities.

The answers will be compared with the views of other members of the public across England and Scotland, thanks to the National Highways and Transport Public Satisfaction survey.

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Solar Panels To Be Fitted To 22 More Council Buildings

Solar Panels To Be Fitted To 22 More Council Buildings
May 18, 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Asset Strategy Department recently secured funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to support the installation of a Solar Farm at the council’s South Cliff Holiday Park in Bridlington, as well as solar panels on the roofs of 22 council buildings, including leisure centres and libraries. 

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