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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
The team at a Market Weighton grief charity are celebrating after reaching the regional finals of a national BBC Radio competition.
Talking about Loss has been shortlisted in the ‘Together’ category of the BBC’s ‘Make a Difference’ awards that recognise remarkable people and celebrate their achievements and contributions to lives in their communities.
With one month to go until the Queen’s Baton Relay reaches the East Riding, find out more about one of the East Riding’s Batonbearers prior to the Baton’s visit to Beverley and Market Weighton in July.
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.
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.
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.