The Founder Of An East Yorkshire Grief Support Group Is Honoured By BBC

The Founder Of An East Yorkshire Grief Support Group Is Honoured By BBC
October 7, 2022

A Market Weighton grief charity is celebrating after its founder won the regional final of a BBC Radio competition.

Talking about Loss’s founder, Jacqueline Gunn was presented with the ‘Together’ award at an afternoon tea and awards ceremony to celebrate the BBC’s ‘Make a Difference’ awards that recognise remarkable people and celebrates their achievements and contributions to lives in their communities.

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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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Queen’s Baton Relay Celebrated In The East Riding of Yorkshire

Queen’s Baton Relay Celebrated In The East Riding of Yorkshire
July 13, 2022

Hundreds of people lined the streets this morning as the East Riding welcomed the Queen’s Baton Relay through Beverley and Market Weighton.

The Baton’s journey started at Beverley Minster with the Mayor of Beverley, Cllr Linda Johnson, chairman of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council, John Whittle and portfolio holder for economic investment, growth and tourism at the council, Cllr Jane Evison, present to send the first Batonbearer on their way towards Highgate.

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Short Term Road Closures For Queens Baton Relay Events

Short Term Road Closures For Queens Baton Relay Events
July 12, 2022

Short-term road closures in Beverley and Market Weighton will be in place on Wednesday, 13 July 2022 as the East Riding welcomes the Queen’s Baton Relay to the area.

The Relay is due to begin at Beverley Minster at 10:17 and end near Longcroft School at 10:50. The Baton will then travel to Market Weighton where the Relay will begin at Beverley Road roundabout at 11:16 and finish just before the A1079 roundabout at 11:30.

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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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Children’s Cancer Charity Urges People To ‘Turn Yorkshire Pink’

Children’s Cancer Charity Urges People To ‘Turn Yorkshire Pink’
May 25, 2022

Candlelighters, a charity supporting children with cancer across the Yorkshire region, is urging people to get involved with its fundraising and awareness campaign, Pink It Up, from the 6 – 12 June.

The charity offers a variety of support for the families of children with cancer and serious haematological disorders including emotional, practical, and financial support, as well as investing in vital childhood cancer research, and relies entirely on funding from the community in order to provide its services.

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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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Dedicated Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics For Children During The Easter Holidays

Dedicated Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics For Children During The Easter Holidays
April 12, 2022

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has confirmed that vaccination sites have been launched in the East Riding for children aged five to 11 with no underlying health conditions to be offered two paediatric (child) doses of the Pfizer vaccine, with 12 weeks between doses. Letters from the NHS are being sent to parents/guardians in the local authority inviting them to book their child’s first vaccine.  

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Pint-Sized Businesses Boost Daisy Appeal

Pint-Sized Businesses Boost Daisy Appeal
March 29, 2022

A village micro-pub and other pint-sized businesses are helping the Daisy Appeal pursue its fundraising target as it works towards opening a UK-first Molecular Imaging Research Centre (MIRC).

Regulars at the Centurion Arms in Brough are continuing their fundraising for the Daisy Appeal under new licensee Angie Tooke, who stepped into the role at the beginning of March.

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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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