COVID-19 Vaccine Or Booster Walk-In Clinics In The East Riding

COVID-19 Vaccine Or Booster Walk-In Clinics In The East Riding
August 9, 2022

If you know anyone that still needs to get their COVID-19 vaccines or boosters, the Health and Wellbeing Bus COVID-19 Vaccination Service is out on the road across the East Riding and Hull throughout the summer.

If you pop along to the vaccination bus this August, the local NHS team are running some special sessions for anyone aged 12+ for first, second or booster jabs, including the Spring Booster (if eligible).

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July Orangery Concerts At Sewerby Hall And Gardens

July Orangery Concerts At Sewerby Hall And Gardens
July 1, 2022

Afternoons of fine music will feature throughout July as the Orangery Concerts take place at Sewerby Hall and Gardens. 

The first concert of the month, on Thursday, 7 July at 2-3pm, is the Driffield Ukulele Band. Listen, sing, tap your feet and rattle your jewellery to this fantastic band, covering a wide range of music, including pop, folk and country, jazz and blues, and contemporary rock.

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East Yorkshire Announces Changes To Fares And Ticket Range

East Yorkshire Announces Changes To Fares And Ticket Range
May 17, 2022

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.

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Birds, Books And Belfries: A New Exhibition At The Treasure House In Beverley

Birds, Books And Belfries: A New Exhibition At The Treasure House In Beverley
March 31, 2022

In the 1800s there was an explosion of interest in natural history.  Clergymen were particularly enthusiastic in embracing the subject, leading to the name parson-naturalist.  

The new exhibition, which is now open at the Treasure House in Beverley, ‘Birds,  Books and Belfries,’ explores the remarkable life and work of parson-naturalist Reverend Francis Orpen Morris (1810 – 1893) who studied nature, wrote books and campaigned for wildlife, all combined with his role as vicar of Nafferton and later Nunburnholme.  

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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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HEY LEP Shares Start-Up Stories To Inspire New Entrepreneurs

HEY LEP Shares Start-Up Stories To Inspire New Entrepreneurs
February 1, 2022

Stories of start-up firms have been compiled by Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY LEP) to help inform and inspire people tempted to take their first steps in business.

The case studies feature ventures ranging from the launch of a brewery in a converted dairy to the journey of one man and his van growing a building services company with more than 200 staff.

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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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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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Upgrade To Pumping Stations To Reduce Flood Risk Is Complete

Upgrade To Pumping Stations To Reduce Flood Risk Is Complete
November 20, 2021

A £1.2m project to update two pumping stations that reduce flood risk and drain low lying agricultural areas into the River Hull is complete.

Located between Driffield and Beverley, the Hempholme and Wilfholme pumping stations have been refurbished to extend their working life so they can continue to function, draining land and reducing flood risk in the area during periods of heavy rainfall, more efficiently and effectively into the future.

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Young Dreamers Dream Big For Children’s Cancer Charity Candlelighters

Young Dreamers Dream Big For Children’s Cancer Charity Candlelighters
November 16, 2021

Over 45 years, Yorkshire children’s cancer charity Candlelighters has continually evolved to provide superb support for children and their families, spanning emotional, practical and financial support, and investment in vital childhood cancer research.

Candlelighters strives to embed the needs and wants of the children at a strategic level, ensuring its support is the best it possibly can be and that donations generously received from the public are always well spent.

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Easy Bathrooms Taps Into The Trade Yard Network For Latest Expansion

Easy Bathrooms Taps Into The Trade Yard Network For Latest Expansion
October 27, 2021

A bathroom supplier which has built a network of more than 90 branches in less than 10 years has made its first move into East Yorkshire as it pursues plans to become the UK leader in its sector.

Easy Bathrooms, which was launched in Leeds in 2012, has opened a new showroom at The Trade Yard Willerby, part of the series of sites developed by Hull-based Allenby Commercial in recent years to support the construction and DIY sector.

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More Foster Parents Needed Across Yorkshire

More Than 900 Foster Parents Needed Across Yorkshire
October 20, 2021

With the number of children needing foster care continuing to rise, a Beverley fostering agency, Orange Grove Fostercare is encouraging people to consider opening up their home to a child in care.

According to the Fostering Network, the UK’s leading fostering charity, 900 foster families are needed across Yorkshire.

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Credit Union Claims National Award For Putting Fairness To Customers First

Credit Union Claims National Award For Putting Fairness To Customers First
October 12, 2021

An organisation that has been providing a loans and savings lifeline for families for more than 20 years has been rewarded with a top accolade in a nationwide awards scheme.

HEY Credit Union, which has branches across East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire, shared the top spot in the Treating Customers Fairly category in the Consumer Credit Awards 2021 (CCA).

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