First Local Authority Partnership To Provide Long COVID Rehabilitation

First Local Authority Partnership To Provide Long COVID Rehabilitation
July 31, 2022

East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, has announced the first local authority partnership to run the Charity’s COVID-19 Rehabilitation Programme, in order to help support local residents with long-lasting or returning symptoms after COVID-19.

This is the first time the COVID-19 programme has been made available to an area not already served by one of the Charity’s facilities, expanding the programme’s reach into new areas to support health and wellbeing ambitions on a local level. 

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The Beverley Enterprise Centre Officially Opens Its Doors

The Beverley Enterprise Centre Officially Opens Its Doors
July 12, 2022

The multi-million-pound Beverley Enterprise Centre is now officially open following a launch event last week.

Numerous guests joined representatives from East Riding of Yorkshire Council and businesses within the centre for an opportunity to learn more about the enterprise centre and the opportunities available within it.

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Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Beverley

Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Beverley
May 11, 2022

During its final journey through England this summer, the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay will make a stop in the East Riding of Yorkshire. 

As part of the build-up to the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Birmingham hosts the 16th Queen’s Baton Relay – an event that brings together and celebrates communities across the Commonwealth.

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Helpline Set Up For Ukrainian Refugees Arriving In Hull And East Riding

Helpline Set Up For Ukrainian Refugees Arriving In Hull And East Riding
March 31, 2022

Help and advice to welcome people arriving in Hull and East Riding from war-torn Ukraine are now available via a dedicated telephone helpline and web pages.

Set up by Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire councils, the helpline 01482 300 305 will ensure people arriving in our area through the Government’s Homes for Ukraine scheme, have easy access to advice and support from advisers who speak Ukrainian, Russian and English, from 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. 

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Skills And Connectivity Boost For East Yorkshire And The Humber

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March 3, 2022

A new drive to improve the digital skills of thousands of people across the Humber is being launched today following match-funding from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). It comes as new figures reveal Hull and East Yorkshire’s tech sector is one of the fastest-growing in the UK.

Tech Minister Chris Philp has been in Hull to formally launch a new Local Digital Skills Partnership, a new campaign aiming to equip people for the region’s digital jobs boom and ensure more residents can benefit from the thriving local tech sector.

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Devolution Deal Welcomed By Hull And East Riding Of Yorkshire Councils

Devolution Deal Welcomed By Hull And East Riding Of Yorkshire Councils
February 2, 2022

The leaders of Hull City Council and East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Councillor Daren Hale and Councillor Jonathan Owen, have welcomed the government’s announcement that they will begin negotiations on a ‘County Deal’ devolution agreement for Hull and the East Riding.

The opportunity for a Hull and East Riding devolution deal was announced as part of the government’s Levelling Up White Paper published today. The deal could unlock a multi-million-pound strategic investment in the region

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Council Launches COVID-19 Local Support Grant

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August 14, 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has launched a discretionary grant scheme to support those most in need with the cost of food, energy, water bills and other essentials.

The grant aims to give vulnerable households peace of mind as COVID-19 restrictions are eased by helping those who need it to have food on the table and other essentials.

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Councillor To Champion Equality, Diversity And Inclusion Across The East Riding

Councillor To Champion Equality, Diversity And Inclusion Across The East Riding
August 10, 2021

Giving a voice to the minority groups across the East Riding and making sure everyone matters is the aim of new equalities, diversity and inclusion champion, Councillor Jacob Birch.

Councillor Birch was given the role after Councillor Jonathan Owen became leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council earlier this year and made equality, diversity and inclusion one of his priorities.

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Inspiring City Of Culture Volunteering Programme Secures Funding

Do It For East Yorkshire Community Grant Scheme Launches
June 11, 2021

The iconic City of Culture volunteering programme has received funding for a further three years from Spirit of 2012.

The programme, which was fundamental to the success of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 and has continued to be run by Absolutely Cultured since 2018, will now be hosted by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY) as part of plans to increase its impact in the wider region.

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Health Board Chair Hears Firsthand How Winter Pressures Were Dealt With

Health Board Chair Hears Firsthand How Winter Pressures Were Dealt With
March 14, 2018

The Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Board has visited Hull Royal Infirmary to talk to staff about the winter challenges of the NHS and the way hospital discharges were managed.

Chairman Councillor Jonathan Owen spoke to Ellen Ryabov, the hospital’s chief operating officer, and Scott Rayner, hospital social care team manager at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, about their experiences during the worst time of the year.

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Cllr Parnaby Announces He Will Not Be Seeking Re-Election

Cllr Parnaby Announces He Will Not Be Seeking Re-Election
February 22, 2018

Councillor Stephen Parnaby, leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, has announced he will not be seeking re-election in the 2019 elections.

The longest-serving council leader in Yorkshire and one of a very small group to achieve over 20 years of continual leadership of a principal authority, he said: “The time is right to move on.”

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