East Riding College Launches Free Transport Scheme

January 25, 2011

East Riding College is introducing a free transport scheme from September 2011 in a bid to support students who will be affected by the government’s withdrawal of the education maintenance allowance (EMA). More than 70 per cent of the College’s full-time 16 to 18-year-old students currently receive an EMA, which is worth up to £30 a week, and spend much of the allowance of transport to and from the College….


Beverley Councillors Fight for Life of Samman Road Centre

January 7, 2011

Beverley Councillors met with East Riding of Yorkshire Council Officers to try and secure the life of the Samman Road Centre on Beverley’s Swinemoor Estate. The meeting was held after letters of objection were received from local groups that are all regular users of the facility and passed to Lauraine Walker who is conducting a review of the Day Centre facilities across the East Riding. These were received after Groups…


Beverley Longcroft LAT Question Time Event

November 26, 2010

Beverley Local Action Team held a Question Time style event at Longcroft School yesterday. 32 students put a variety of questions to a panel made up of local police, health, voluntary sector and youth service staff along with local town and ward councillors and a young person volunteer. The questions, which the students came up with, included: What are the police doing about the gangs of young people hanging around…