World Breastfeeding Week Picnics Are Planned Across The East Riding

World Breastfeeding Week Picnics Are Planned Across The East Riding
August 3, 2022

To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, mums, babies, family and friends are invited to a picnic at various locations across the East Riding.

Several events are being organized by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s children’s centres, with the support of integrated specialist public health nurses from Humber NHS Teaching Foundation Trust, to help give breastfeeding mothers support and help.

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June Marks The Start Of The ‘Springboard Summer Tour’

East Riding Leisure Helps You Shape Up For Summer
June 13, 2022

The ‘Springboard Summer Tour’ starts on 26 June 2022 at the Memorial Day for Ivan Usher at Beverley East Riding Leisure.

The ‘Summer Tour’ is engaging with 16–24-year-olds across the East Riding and speaking to them about helping with their next steps to education, further training or employment.

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Could You Be A Puffin Pal?

Could You Be A Puffin Pal?
May 23, 2022

The team at Puffins Galore! is seeking Puffin Pals – volunteers to befriend each of the puffin sculptures which will be landing in East Yorkshire in early July.

Appearing along the coast, with a cheeky twist inland, the forty-two giant, artist decorated puffins will settle at locations along a trail from Bempton to Kilnsea, with clusters in Bridlington, Hornsea, Withernsea and Hull.

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Hull Residents Invited To A Day Of Tree-Mendous Fun

Hull Residents Invited To A Day Of Tree-Mendous Fun
February 21, 2022

Hull City Council is inviting people to “branch out” and take part in a free, fun-filled activity day of tree planting at a city woodland as part of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

Members of the public are invited to take part in woodland planting, bushcraft, foraging, den building and other tree-related crafts tomorrow on Tuesday 22 February, from 9am to 4pm.

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Inclusion Health Vehicle Out On The Road In The East Riding

Inclusion Health Vehicle Out On The Road In The East Riding
February 11, 2022

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s public health team first launched the Inclusion Health vehicle back in November 2021, as part of the wider East Riding Inclusion Health service. 

This project brings together council services including public health, leisure and libraries, as well as external partners such as the Humber NHS Foundation Trust, the Food Poverty Alliance and the foodbank network, working with community groups and organisations, all with the aim to become a trusted and supportive presence within the local authority. 

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East Riding FEASTivals Rolled Out Following Success In Beverley

East Riding FEASTivals Rolled Out Following Success In Beverley
January 17, 2022

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.

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Credit Union Claims National Award For Putting Fairness To Customers First

Credit Union Claims National Award For Putting Fairness To Customers First
October 12, 2021

An organisation that has been providing a loans and savings lifeline for families for more than 20 years has been rewarded with a top accolade in a nationwide awards scheme.

HEY Credit Union, which has branches across East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire, shared the top spot in the Treating Customers Fairly category in the Consumer Credit Awards 2021 (CCA).

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Free Compost Giveaways Return This Month

Free Compost Giveaways Return This Month
September 13, 2021

The free compost giveaways run by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council are returning this month.

Eight giveaway events will be held across the area between Saturday 18 September and Friday 1 October, where around 5,000 bags of compost will be handed out for free to local residents.

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Wrecking Ball Performance Space Sets Stage For Whitefriargate Revival

Wrecking Ball Performance Space Sets Stage For Whitefriargate Revival
August 14, 2021

A shop that combined two separate businesses selling music and books is now bringing its wares to life with the addition of a live performance venue.

Wrecking Ball Music and Books has already presented a play and a Blues night upstairs at its premises in Whitefriargate, Hull, and established weekly matinee slots for an open-mic afternoon and a film club.

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Local Bus Drivers Star In New Video Aimed At Getting New Recruits

Local Bus Drivers Star In New Video Aimed At Getting New Recruits
July 16, 2021

Drivers from bus company East Yorkshire star in a new recruitment video, aimed at encouraging people to consider a career in bus driving.

The video shows bus drivers talking about their backgrounds, what they love about the job, and who they think would make a good bus driver – as well as addressing the issue of why bus drivers always wave at each other.

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