In a dramatic move at East Riding Council Annual General Meeting, Conservative Councillor Charlie Bayram crossed the floor at the start of the meeting to join the Liberal Democrats on the Opposition benches.
The defection has also prompted the local LibDems to say they think there will be a seismic shift from Conservative to Lib Dem at the next local elections.
Quickline Communications, a rural broadband provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of a leading commercial expert. Sue Barnes joins the company as the new Chief Commercial Officer from Voneus Broadband.
With over 30 years of experience in senior commercial leadership roles, she has a proven track record of building world-class teams and driving growth in fast-paced environments across telecoms, digital, print and broadcast media within both start-ups and large organisations.
Following the success of The Made in East Yorkshire Christmas Market in Beverley a series of newly formed ‘East Riding FEASTivals’ will be coming to towns from January 2022.
The East Riding FEASTival will be a celebration of our high streets, through an event that will feature street foods, bars of distinction, alfresco dining, live music, and children’s entertainment served up with fun, colour and character.
David Davis, MP for Haltemprice and Howden, paid a visit to Springs Court last week – the new Retirement Living Plus development currently under construction in Cottingham; from the leading manager and developer of retirement communities, McCarthy Stone.
Free online business workshops offered by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, and delivered by a retail specialist The Retail Group, are continuing to support and guide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in East Riding town centres.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is offering free online business support workshops – delivered by retail specialists – for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in town centres across the East Riding.
The council has commissioned specialist consultants The Retail Group to provide business growth workshops, which will provide practical ideas and suggestions about how SMEs can adapt, evolve and improve their performances over the coming months.
Drivers who have bought season tickets (permits) for council car parks in the East Riding are to have them extended for free for two months.
The decision comes after East Riding of Yorkshire Council made all council car parks and pay-and-display bays free of charge until Sunday 31 May to show its support for frontline workers and volunteers during the coronavirus effort.
East Riding Libraries are hosting their first Digital Art Celebration until 29 February, which culminates in a digital art competition with a chance to win one of five graphics tablets.
East Riding Libraries pride themselves on being much more than books – they are a community hub that’s free for everyone to attend and offer a variety of social groups, access to information, free internet and computer access and free digital support.
Residents in the East Riding are being encouraged to take part in a campaign to boost the recycling of metal packaging in their blue bins – following a successful trial held last year.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s waste and recycling team launched the MetalMatters campaign as they aim to encourage residents to place metal packaging items in their blue bins so they can be recycled.
A rural company from Yorkshire says superfast broadband has transformed their business.
Cambrian Granite, which specializes in providing granite and quartz work surfaces to customers all over the UK, often found their systems crashing because a customer had sent them a file that was too big for their bandwidth to cope with.