World Breastfeeding Week Picnics Are Planned Across The East Riding

World Breastfeeding Week Picnics Are Planned Across The East Riding
August 3, 2022

To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, mums, babies, family and friends are invited to a picnic at various locations across the East Riding.

Several events are being organized by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s children’s centres, with the support of integrated specialist public health nurses from Humber NHS Teaching Foundation Trust, to help give breastfeeding mothers support and help.

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Barratt Developments Site Managers In Hull Recognised As Best In The Country

Barratt Developments Site Managers In Hull Recognised As Best In The Country
July 13, 2022

Two Barratt Developments site managers at the Yorkshire East division have won a top national award for the quality of the homes they are building in Hull.

Mark Greenley at Harrier Chase in Brough and Jamie Stephenson at Poppyfields in Cottingham have both won a Pride in the Job Quality Award from the National House Building Council (NHBC). These prestigious awards are known as the “Oscars of the housebuilding industry”.

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Swift Group Pledges Fundraising Support To The Daisy Appeal For Five Years

Swift Group Pledges Fundraising Support To The Daisy Appeal For Five Years
May 30, 2022

The UK’s largest manufacturer of touring caravans, motorhomes and holiday homes has pledged its support to a charity on its doorstep which is transforming detection techniques for serious medical conditions.

Swift Group, based in Cottingham, East Yorkshire, has confirmed the Daisy Appeal as one of its chosen charities and will help to raise funds for the ongoing development of life-saving and life-changing facilities and treatments at Castle Hill Hospital, which is also in Cottingham.

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Property Conversion Paused As Owners Open Doors To Puffins Galore

May 16, 2022

Work on converting a former radio studio into high-end office space and apartments has been placed on hold after the arrival in the building of a colony of puffins.

The birds may be fibreglass rather than flesh and feathers, but they appealed to Rachel and James Murray’s passion for culture and have brought work to a standstill at their site, The Boathouse offices, next to Hull Marina.

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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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MBE For Former Beverley High School Student

MBE For Former Beverley High School Student
January 1, 2022

A former Beverley High School student who works globally to help governments tackle challenges including pandemics, terrorism, corruption, war crimes and modern slavery has been awarded the MBE for services to international trade.

Helen Gibson, Managing Director of Agencia, credited her family and colleagues for their part in earning the honour, which recognises the company’s activities in some of the world’s trouble spots.

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The Culture Train Tour Rolls Into St Mary’s This Saturday

The Culture Train Tour Rolls Into St Mary’s This Saturday
November 20, 2021

The Culture Train Tour 2021 is once again bringing a taste of the Hull music scene to communities in East Yorkshire after being derailed by the pandemic in 2020.

The fifth and final date of this years tour brings musicians to play at St Mary’s in Beverley on Saturday 27th November with a lineup of Diddie Hair, The Cox Brothers, Jackson D, The Quicksilver Kings and Ruth Scott and James Wood of the Late Night Marauders.

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WISHH National Elf Service Appeal returns for 2021

WISHH National Elf Service Appeal returns for 2021
November 19, 2021

A charity appeal to ensure hospital patients could still enjoy Christmas despite the Covid pandemic is being repeated this year after being billed as a roaring success in 2020.

Generous members of the Hull and East Riding community rallied together to support the WISHH National Elf Service Appeal, which ensured Covid-safe gifts could be bought for babies, children and the elderly spending time in hospital over Christmas.

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