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.
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.
Food banks in Beverley and Holderness have shared their concerns and experiences of the pandemic in a recent meeting with their local MP, Graham Stuart.
Food banks, including representatives from Withernsea’s SHoRes Centre, the Cherry Tree Centre in Beverley and Hedon Food Bank, as well as East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS), took the opportunity to outline how demand for their services had increased since March 2020.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, met local officials from the Department for Work & Pensions to hear about the Government’s flagship ‘Plan for Jobs’, specifically about the Kickstart Scheme, which offers fully subsidised 6-month placements for 16-24 year-olds on Universal Credit.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council, as part of the Reopening High Streets Safely Fund (ROHSS), has commissioned specialist consultants The Retail Group to write COVID Recovery Action Plans for town centres across the region.
Local MP Graham Stuart has welcomed new constituency-level vaccination figures which show that Beverley and Holderness is ahead of the national average of one-third of adults having received their first Covid-19 jab.
The most recently available data show all jabs administered up to 21st February, at which point 32,581 people over the age of 18 had received their first dose of either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Oxford/AstraZeneca shot.
MP Graham Stuart has been responding to concerns from constituents about the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccines by raising them with Ministers and NHS England, as well as offering parliamentary support to GP surgeries in his constituency.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is offering free online business support workshops – delivered by retail specialists – for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in town centres across the East Riding.
The council has commissioned specialist consultants The Retail Group to provide business growth workshops, which will provide practical ideas and suggestions about how SMEs can adapt, evolve and improve their performances over the coming months.