During a meeting hosted by Graham Stuart MP, the public expressed their anger at Network Rail’s decision to close without notice the England Springs level crossing just outside Beverley, which is used by over 150 people every day.
Graham was invited to speak at the event, attended by around 50 people, through Sue Crowther, the organiser of the Open England Springs Facebook group.
Members of the Armed Forces and their families living in East Yorkshire will be further supported by the new legislation for the Armed Forces Covenant.
In the area of healthcare, education, and housing, the new Armed Forces Covenant Duty, which came into force on 22 November, requires relevant public sector bodies to demonstrate ‘due regard’ for the Armed Forces community and the Covenant principles.
Residents, businesses and community groups are being invited to give their views on proposed changes to some public space protection orders (PSPO) in a number of areas across the East Riding.
In 2016, East Riding of Yorkshire Council introduced 168 public space protection orders, one to cover every parish in the East Riding, to replace dog control orders, no drinking zones and gating orders.
A group of neighbours in Beverley have set up a Neighbourhood Watch Group to work together with East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Humberside Police to tackle the problems of anti-social behaviour in their area.
The new group covers the areas of Grovehill Road, Cherry Tree Lane, St Nicholas, Priory Road and Chantry Lane.
A new regional campaign to support the mental health of Armed Forces personnel and their families in Hull and East Yorkshire has begun.
The campaign highlights the range of mental health services that are available across the region for any person who serves or has served in the Armed Forces, and their families. It encourages those who are concerned about or struggling with their mental health to access the support available.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Active Towns project is aimed at encouraging and supporting communities and residents to be more physically, mentally, and socially active in Pocklington, Market Weighton, Goole and Howden.
A sign thanking our Armed Forces in the East Riding for their work during the Covid-19 outbreak has been installed by East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
The metal sign, featuring the words ‘THANK YOU TO OUR ARMED FORCES’ is designed to be an uplifting message of appreciation to the armed forces which will be visible coming from their base in Leconfield as they help with the Covid-19 outbreak, whilst also continuing to train personnel to serve and protect the country.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council, as part of its pledge to deliver the commitments set out in the Armed Forces Covenant in the region, is working together with partners to improve the support for the local Armed Forces community.
New web pages now available on the council’s website have been designed around themes including employment, education and skills, families, children and young people, health and wellbeing, housing, money advice, together with general information and support.
A local councillor is asking residents to contact him if they have ideas about Beverley become a more COVID safe town centre.
Cllr David Elvidge made the comments following news of a grant that the government will make available to local authorities. East Riding of Yorkshire Council stands to benefit from hundreds of thousands of pounds.