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    Council makes funding available for community-led housing schemes

    Fri, Jul 28th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has allocated £2 million of Government funding towards supporting community-led housing schemes.

    Community housing puts the local community at centre stage in delivering the right housing to meet local needs. This can cover a wide range of initiatives, including Community Land Trusts, co-housing schemes and community self-build projects.The funding will be made available to help...



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    Stereophonics Announce Intimate Summer Show at Bridlington Spa

    Fri, Jul 28th, 2017

    Ahead of headlining festival appearances this summer, one of Britain's best live bands Stereophonics have announced an intimate headline show at Bridlington Spa on Wednesday 23rd August. Tickets go on sale 9am Tuesday 01 August.

    Stereophonics have been touring and performing to sell-out crowds across the globe and will headline Kendal Calling on July 28th, Y Not Festival on July...



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    2018 Positive Activity Grants launched

    Wed, Jul 26th, 2017

    Voluntary organisations providing activities for young people across the East Riding are being invited to apply for grant funding.

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's youth and family support (YFS) service is launching the 2018 Positive Activity Grant (PAG). It will provide up to £2,000 of funding for existing or new youth organisations which are delivering positive diversionary activity.

    The 2018...



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    Meet artist Susan Beaulah at Beverley Art Gallery

    Wed, Jul 26th, 2017

    Susan Beaulah, the artist responsible for the current exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House - 'Red Earth and Blue Water : Studies of Indian Life' - will be holding free 'Meet The Artist' days this Saturday, 29 July, from 1pm-4pm, and the following Saturday, 5 August, 1pm-4pm.

    Beaulah has been painting and exhibiting regularly since the 1980s...



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    Ed Byrne Appearing at Bridlington Spa April 2018

    Wed, Jul 26th, 2017

    Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

    Is life that bad or have we good reason to complain about it? Are we filled with righteous anger at a world gone wrong or are we all just a bunch of whiny little brats? In short, are we spoiled? Come and watch as Byrne takes this question, turns it upside down and shakes it until...



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    Fishy goings on as heritage of Bridlington Quay celebrated by yarn bombers

    Tue, Jul 25th, 2017

    Residents and visitors to Bridlington's harbour side have been left baffled after the mysterious appearance of colourful knitted seaside shapes, behind the kiosks on Garrison Square and the railings at Crane Wharf.

    The 'yarn bombing' is all part of the Bridlington Quay Townscape Heritage project, which aims to get more people interested in the history and heritage of Bridlington town...



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    Bridlington ready for a bumper summer season - Park and Ride extended again

    Tue, Jul 25th, 2017

    Bridlington is gearing up for a bumper summer season in 2017, as the school holidays get under way.

    Sewerby Hall and Gardens has unveiled a 60-event programme for the summer holidays, one of its largest ever summer programmes. Bridlington Spa has a wide range of concerts and events and its summer show, 'Myths and Legends', a story-led musical variety show...



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    East Riding Leisure supports national campaign to encourage people to become lifeguards

    Fri, Jul 21st, 2017

    East Riding Leisure are supporting the Drowning Prevention Charity's campaign, #Bealifeguard, to find the next generation of everyday heroes.

    The Royal Life Saving Society UK's (RLSS UK) new campaign aims to encourage as many people as possible to get involved with lifeguarding and these five East Riding leisure centres are running pool lifeguard courses.All potential lifeguards in the East Riding...



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    Two generations get together for special event at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

    Fri, Jul 21st, 2017

    Schoolchildren and older residents were brought together for a special event held at Sewerby Hall and Gardens which included shared activities and an opportunity for the young people to hear first-hand memories of bygone days.

    Pupils from Hilderthorpe Primary School in Bridlington met people who attend the Applegarth Court Day Centre at the event, which included baking sessions in the...



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    Beverley guest house owner fined over misleading four-star rating

    Fri, Jul 21st, 2017

    The owner of a Beverley guest house whose guests complained of dirty rooms needs to pay over £7,000 after admitting to falsely claiming the establishment had a four-star rating.

    John Dixon Hart, 53 of Keldgate, Beverley and owner of Beverley Guest House, formerly known as Minster Garth Guest House, appeared at Beverley Magistrates Court on Wednesday, 19 July where he...



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    Hull fly-tipper who dumped fridge freezer and bath ordered to pay more than £2,500

    Fri, Jul 21st, 2017

    A Hull fly-tipper who dumped items including a fridge freezer and a bath at the side of an East Riding country road has been ordered to pay more than £2,500 by magistrates.

    Paul Jobling, of Nash Court, Hull, was paid £125 by a resident to take away their rubbish and dispose of it properly, but instead he fly-tipped the load...



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    The Script Announce New Album & Intimate Tour - Bridlington 28th August

    Fri, Jul 21st, 2017

    After almost 3 years since their last release, The Script returned last Friday with their brand new single Rain, out through Columbia Records.

    Rain was immediately added to playlists up and down the country and stormed straight into the Top 10 on iTsunes - it was impossible to miss that The Script were back! Today the Irish three-piece announce more...



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    Active Coast Events 23rd - 29th July

    Thu, Jul 20th, 2017

    Active Coast' is a full programme of events and activities throughout the school holidays to celebrate sport and culture and allow people to explore, join in, and enjoy the East Riding's stunning coastline.The programme is designed for residents and visitors to get active, be healthy and enjoy life in the area, with events at Bridlington, Hornsea and Withernsea.Highlights of the...



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    New parking restrictions to be introduced on a Bridlington road to give firefighters better access

    Wed, Jul 19th, 2017

    Following a request by Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, East Riding of Yorkshire Council is to take action to improve access for emergency vehicles on a Bridlington road.

    New 'no parking or loading' restrictions will be introduced at the entrance to Ferndale Terrace to prevent parked cars blocking the path of the fire service's largest vehicles and other emergency service...



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    Name the new arrival at Sewerby Hall and Gardens' zoo

    Wed, Jul 19th, 2017

    A female Raccoon Dog puppy has just arrived at the zoo at Sewerby Hall and Gardens, and is getting along fine with Bandit, the adult raccoon dog.

    Staff at the zoo are asking visitors to choose a name for the new arrival, in a competition launched today (Wednesday 19 July).Visitors can pick up an entry form from the Welcome Centre...



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    'Nature of Animals' Schools Photography competition at Beverley Treasure House

    Tue, Jul 18th, 2017

    From Saturday 22 July, 2017, and throughout the summer holidays, the Treasure House in Beverley will be hosting a display of pictures from the recent 'Nature of Animals' Schools Photography Competition.

    During the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition held at Beverley Art Gallery earlier this year, schools across the East Riding were invited to take part in a wildlife...



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    Summer holiday programme at East Riding Leisure Bridlington

    Tue, Jul 18th, 2017

    East Riding Leisure Bridlington is ready for summer 2017, with a programme of activities throughout the school holidays.

    The opening times for the Splash Zone will be extended during the holiday period, including earlier opening in the mornings. There will be Soft Play sessions on Tuesdays and Fridays, and the ever popular Clip 'n Climb will be open throughout the...



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    Summer of Fun about to begin at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

    Tue, Jul 18th, 2017

    Sewerby Hall and Gardens has unveiled its Summer of Fun for 2017 - with 60 scheduled events during the six weeks of the school holidays, it's one of the biggest summer programmes the venue has put on.

    The team at Sewerby Hall and Gardens are hoping that visitors will head to the coastal attraction, located just outside Bridlington. The summer...



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    Summer holiday activities at East Riding Leisure Centres

    Tue, Jul 18th, 2017

    A host of fun activities will be held at East Riding Leisure Centres during the school summer holidays, starting next week.

    From Saturday 22 July to Saturday 2 September, the council's ten leisure centres will be running a variety of family activities aiming to keep children entertained during the school holidays.Everything from giant inflatable pool sessions and swimming lessons to...



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    'The road to Hull's Beverley Gate in 1642': a free illustrated talk at the Treasure House, Beverley

    Fri, Jul 14th, 2017

    The Treasure House in Beverley will host an illustrated talk by Barbara English and Margaret Pinder: 'Speaking the landscape: the road to Hull's Beverley Gate in 1642' will explore the road from Beverley to Hull's Beverley Gate in 1642. The talk will be on Wednesday 26 July from 2pm-4pm.

    Maps of Hull and the East Riding of the 16th and...



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    Bridlington Youth Coalition - summer programme 2017

    Fri, Jul 14th, 2017

    A newly formed coalition of organisations working to improve the lives of young people and their families in Bridlington is launching an exciting programme of activities throughout the summer holidays.

    Activities ranging from beach sports to music workshops and youth clubs are being organised by the newly formed Bridlington Youth Coalition.This is a partnership between East Riding Council's youth and...



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    'Active Coast' will be back for the summer holidays!

    Thu, Jul 13th, 2017

    'Active Coast' will be back for summer 2017 with a full programme of events and activities throughout the school holidays to celebrate sport and culture and allow people to explore, join in, and enjoy the East Riding's stunning coastline.

    The programme is designed for residents and visitors to get active, be healthy and enjoy life in the area, with events...



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    Funding available to increase home security

    Wed, Jul 12th, 2017

    A pot of money is available to certain residents across the East Riding to help them minimise the fear of crime by increasing their home security.

    The safe and sound scheme, run by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, allows people who may be vulnerable, to apply for additional home security measures such as additional locks for doors and windows, door...



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    Exhibition to open at Beverley Guildhall - Beverley from above 14th July

    Tue, Jul 11th, 2017

    The latest in the series of temporary exhibitions at the Beverley Guildhall opens on Friday (14 July).

    "Glimpses of History from Above" takes an unusual view of the town, from the air, and draws out the interesting historical elements that can be seen from above.Fiona Jenkinson, curator of the Beverley Guildhall, said, "We were lucky enough to have the chance...



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    Health and Wellbeing Board to consider new strategy - improving children's lives through positive parenting

    Tue, Jul 11th, 2017

    A new strategy to champion the importance of improving children's lives through positive parenting is due to be discussed by the area's Health and Wellbeing Board.

    Parenting is recognised as playing a vital role in the health and wellbeing of children, young people and families and the new strategy's ambition is for every child in the East Riding to have...



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    The history of the British holiday camp comes to the Treasure House in Beverley

    Mon, Jul 10th, 2017

    A new free exhibition at the Treasure House opens on Saturday 15 July – 'Morning, Campers!' is a nostalgic look at the history of the British holiday camp.

    The first holiday camp appeared in 1894 on the Isle of Man. However, it was in the 1930s that Billy Butlin launched the concept of the holiday camp in a big way.The...



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    Safety first as CCTV installed in East Riding taxis

    Thu, Jul 6th, 2017

    A pilot scheme which will see taxis in the East Riding fitted with CCTV cameras to protect both drivers and passengers has been launched.

    The scheme has been introduced by licensing officers at East Riding of Yorkshire Council and so far, 61 taxis have been fitted with small CCTV cameras within the vehicles, including on dashboards and rear view windscreens.The...



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    School leavers invited to Springboard Have a Go events

    Thu, Jul 6th, 2017

    Are you aged 16-19?

    Not sure what you're going to be doing in September?If you're aged 16-19, left school for the summer and not sure about your next step, why not come along to one of the Springboard Have a Go events?Springboard is an employability programme for 16-19 year olds and the Have a Go events are designed to give...



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    Fund launched to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour

    Wed, Jul 5th, 2017

    Voluntary and community groups across the East Riding are being invited to apply for grants from a new fund that has been launched to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour issues.

    The East Riding Crime Reduction Fund has been established by the East Riding Community Safety Partnership, thanks to almost £100,000 funding provided by the Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner.The scheme,...



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    Carers Celebration Service Beverley Minster 5 July

    Tue, Jul 4th, 2017

    Carers and the cared for are invited to gather in the majestic surroundings of Beverley Minster on Wednesday, 5 July at 1pm for the annual Carers Celebration Service.

    The popular event, which is organised by the East Riding Carers Advisory Group in partnership with the East Riding Carers Support Service, is an uplifting and joyful celebration of the invaluable role...



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    Music Box with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    Tue, Jul 4th, 2017

    A free, open, practical drop-in session for anybody age 8 upwards, no experience necessary, at Bridlington Spa, Saturday 8 July.

    Come and create some new music and sounds alongside musicians from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and world renowned workshop leader, Tim Steiner. Explore the music the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing at the Family Concert at Bridlington Spa on...



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    Chalets available in Bridlington and Hornsea over the winter months

    Tue, Jul 4th, 2017

    The popular winter lets scheme – which allows people to hire the council's chalets in Bridlington and Hornsea during the winter months – is now available again for winter 2017/ 2018. Chalets are already selling out fast.

    The chalets will be available from 23 September, 2017, to 10 March, 2018 and prices start at £225 and go to £320 for...



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    Council celebrates Customer Service Excellence Award 2017

    Mon, Jul 3rd, 2017

    Staff working in the council's Leisure Centres; Sport, Play and Arts team; and the Countryside Access Team have been awarded the Customer Service Excellence Award, meeting national standards of customer service against five criteria, including:

    • Customer Insight• Culture of the Organisation• Information and Access• Service Delivery• Timeliness and Quality of Service.The assessment took place in late April, with visits...



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    Young Beach Explorers welcome at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

    Mon, Jul 3rd, 2017

    Under Fives and their families will soon have a chance to visit the beach – at Sewerby Hall and Gardens !

    Wednesday 12 July will see a Beach Explorers event in the Orangery at Sewerby Hall between 11am and 3pm. The event will feature a chance to play with sand and water; shells, pebbles and other natural resources to explore;...



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    Overnight road improvements on the Humber Bridge roundabout starting 10th July

    Mon, Jul 3rd, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is reminding motorists that work will begin on Monday 10 July, 2017, on the reconstruction of the Humber Bridge roundabout, to be followed by improvements to the A15 slip road to the A63.

    The scheme follows the earlier completion of improvement work on the Howden Spur road off Junction 37 of the M62.All three schemes,...



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    Prizes for Driffield and Bridlington winners of recycled fashion competition

    Fri, Jun 30th, 2017

    Winners of a fashion competition who created new outfits using recycled materials have been presented with their prizes.

    Budding fashion designers from Driffield School and East Riding College in Bridlington were among students taking part in this year's Let's Waste Less Textiles competition organised by waste and recycling officers at East Riding of Yorkshire Council.This year students were challenged to...



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