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    Contractor appointed for project design and pre-construction work of Yorkshire Harbour and Marina

    Fri, Apr 21st, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Bridlington Harbour Commissioners have appointed internationally-renowned professional services firm Arup to undertake project design and pre-construction work for the Yorkshire Harbour and Marina Project.

    Funded by a £3.5 million Local Growth Fund grant, awarded by the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Enterprise Partnership, Arup will start work in March and will provide a...



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    Kilham Playing Fields Association secured wind farm fund money – so could your organisation

    Fri, Apr 21st, 2017

    People in and around Kilham have benefitted from improved leisure facilities thanks to funding from the Lissett Airfield Community Wind Farm Fund and so could many more sports clubs, with the fund open to applications again until 30 June 2017.

    The Kilham Playing Fields Association made two bids to the fund, one in 2011 for £5,000 for new adventure play...



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    Beach dog restrictions to begin for summer season 2017

    Fri, Apr 21st, 2017

    Dog owners are being reminded that restrictions excluding their pets from certain parts of beaches along the East Coast will come into force on Monday 1 May this year.

    The annual exclusion, enforced by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, will run until Saturday 30 September and was brought in to help families and visitors enjoy the seaside without being bothered...



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    Sewerby Hall and Gardens accredited as Learning Destination

    Thu, Apr 20th, 2017

    Staff at Sewerby Hall and Gardens are celebrating the fact that the venue has been validated as a Learning Destination by Scarborough Children's University, supported by the University of Hull.

    The accreditation means that Children's University passport holders who visit Sewerby Hall and Gardens outside school hours can be awarded an hour for visiting the house itself; an hour for...



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    Visitors to the coast encouraged to be aware of seabird colonies ahead of summer season

    Wed, Apr 19th, 2017

    With the recent good weather attracting thousands of visitors to the East Yorkshire coast, the Flamborough Head European Marine Site Management Scheme is urging people to be mindful of how their actions could affect the area's important seabird colonies.

    As the summer holiday season begins, so too does the seabird breeding season. In the last few weeks, more than 200,000...



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    New mini guide to help visitors 'Enjoy Bridlington'

    Tue, Apr 18th, 2017

    A new mini guide, aimed at helping day visitors make the most of their trip to Bridlington, is now available.

    The 'Enjoy Bridlington' guide includes information about various attractions in the town, including Bridlington Spa, Sewerby Hall and Gardens, John Bull's World of Rock, Burton Agnes Hall, the Bayle Museum and Priory Church, details about sport and leisure activities like...



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    East Riding dog owners fall foul of microchipping law

    Tue, Apr 18th, 2017

    Some dog owners across the East Riding are breaking the law by failing to keep the details on their dogs' microchip up to date.

    It's a year since the new law came into force which requires all dogs to be microchipped with the correct details and since April 2016, East Riding of Yorkshire Council's dog warden team have prosecuted six...



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    Living with Dementia

    Tue, Apr 18th, 2017

    East Riding Carers Support Service and Hull's Carers Information and Support Service (CISS) are joining forces to bring a brand new event aimed at people living with dementia and those who care for them to the region.

    The new event, called 'Living with Dementia', will take place at Hull City Hall 10am-3pm on Wednesday 26 April.The aim of the day,...



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    Primary school admissions 2017

    Tue, Apr 18th, 2017

    Parents and carers of children starting infant, junior and primary schools in September 2017 have been told which school their child will be attending.

    Letters and e-mails telling them the outcome of their applications for places were being sent out today (Tuesday 18 April)This year, 3,180 applicants living in the East Riding of Yorkshire applied for 2017/2018 reception places at...



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    Sewerby Hall Competition - Win a cottage holiday, annual pass or vintage afternoon tea

    Wed, Apr 12th, 2017

    Sewerby Hall and Gardens  are excited to announce that they have three amazing prizes to give away! All you need to do is complete a short survey. They want to find out what you like about Sewerby Hall and Gardens and how you think they can make it even better.

    To complete the survey and be in with a chance of...



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    Consumers warned over illegal ice cream vendors

    Wed, Apr 12th, 2017

    Licensing officers from East Riding of Yorkshire Council have received a number of reports of illegal ice cream vans operating in a number of locations over the last week.

    As many people took advantage of the good weather last weekend, there were reports of unlicensed ice cream vendors operating in the Hornsea, Hessle and Fraisthorpe areas.Mobile ice cream vans need...



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    Excellence for All Fund - an extra £1million to support improving performance in East Riding schools

    Wed, Apr 12th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has agreed to allocate a further £1million to the Excellence for All Fund which supports a successful programme of school improvement across the county.

    The extra funding comes from the council's general fund and not from schools' budgets. The East Riding School Improvement Partnership, made up of all schools in the East Riding, will oversee...



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    Council provides update on Bridlington transport infrastructure investment

    Tue, Apr 11th, 2017

    A multi-million-pound scheme designed to improve the transport infrastructure of Bridlington town centre continues to progress, with the aim of being complete by spring/early summer 2018.

    The council's contractor is laying new paving in Bridge Street and constructing the new Beck Hill Bridge, with piling and steelwork now complete and concreting underway before bridge beams are put into place by...



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    A fitness friendship still going strong after 20 years

    Tue, Apr 11th, 2017

    A friendship formed at a cardiac rehabilitation group 20 years ago is still going strong for two widowers who have paid tribute to the team and facilities at East Riding Leisure Haltemprice for helping to keep them fit and healthy.

    Albert Irvin, 94, and Robert Cawkwell, 83, have become firm friends and training partners after first meeting through a cardiac...



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    Withernsea man prosecuted for second time for dog fouling offences

    Tue, Apr 11th, 2017

    A Withernsea man who persistently failed to clean up after his dogs has been told to pay over £700 after being prosecuted for a second time.

    Trevor Sleet, 76, Bannister Street, Withernsea, was charged with failing to clean up after his dog after an unaccompanied dog was seen fouling on a grassed area on Seathorne/Queen Street area on 30 January...



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    Pre-planning exhibition for alternations to Limekiln Lane Car Park for coaches

    Tue, Apr 11th, 2017

    Members of the public are being invited to come along to see plans for alternations to Limekiln Lane to improve facilities for coaches.

    Plans will be on display at East Riding Leisure Bridlington, from 2.30-6.30pm, on Wednesday, 3 May.The project contributes towards the Bridlington Area Action Plan (AAP) by enabling the release of the Hilderthorpe Coach Park for redevelopment once...



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    Record-breaking day at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

    Tue, Apr 11th, 2017

    As Bridlington basked in the sunshine over the weekend, huge crowds of visitors descended upon the town to take advantage of events in the newly-launched Active Coast programme; a full line-up of Easter events at Sewerby Hall and Gardens; the beaches and foreshores; Bridlington Spa; and activities at East Riding Leisure Bridlington.

    Staff at Sewerby Hall and Gardens are celebrating...



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    'Times of Old : Retold' - a new oral history project in the East Riding

    Mon, Apr 10th, 2017

    East Riding Archives, at the Treasure House in Beverley, are taking steps to ensure that memories of bygone times in the region are recorded for posterity in a new oral history project - 'Times of Old: Re-Told'.

    Archives staff are appealing for volunteers to come forward and give interviews about their past experiences of living in East Yorkshire, under one...



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    Enjoy the East Riding coastline safely this Easter

    Mon, Apr 10th, 2017

    To ensure that residents and tourists are able to fully enjoy the spectacular East Riding coast this Easter, the council has issued a reminder about potential safety issues on beaches and cliff tops.

    Long stretches of the East Riding's 85-kilometre coastline may be affected by coastal erosion as a result of natural processes. Cliff losses linked to coastal erosion can...



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    Hessle Vikings Mixed Ability Rugby Taster Day

    Fri, Apr 7th, 2017

    Are you ready to tackle a new challenge?Our mixed ability rugby is open to anyone 17+ regardless of age, disability or experience. We would love to have you involved! Come along & visit our taster day to find out more information, take part in a match & even tuck into some delicious BBQ food.  The event is Free Want more than just a taster?Weekly sessions will also...



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    Free compost giveaways for East Riding residents

    Thu, Apr 6th, 2017

    Around 5,000 bags of compost are to be given away free to East Riding residents next month.

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's annual compost giveaways will be held over two weeks at 10 locations across the area, starting in Market Weighton on Tuesday 9 May.Residents are invited to go along to their local event to collect two free 15kg bags...



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    The Pigeon Detectives added to the Line-Up for Bridlington's Tidal Waves Festival in June

    Thu, Apr 6th, 2017

    Another name has been added to the line-up for the two-day Tidal Waves Beach Music Festival in Bridlington in June: indie rock band The Pigeon Detectives from Leeds will be performing at the event at South Cliff beach, on Saturday 10 June.

    Formed way back in 2002, the platinum-selling band released their fifth studio album, 'Broken Glances' in February of...



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    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Health, Care and Wellbeing Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Committee refer urgent care plans to Secretary of State for Health

    Tue, Apr 4th, 2017

    Councillor Barbara Hall, chair of the Health, Care and Wellbeing Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Committee at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, said: "Following today's meeting the committee has unanimously decided to refer the East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group's decision following public consultation on urgent care services to the Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt MP.

    "While the committee...



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    Bridlington Spa included in three-venue tour by Chaka Khan July 10th

    Mon, Apr 3rd, 2017

    International music icon and ten-time GRAMMY® Award winner, Chaka Khan returns to the UK for a massive nationwide three-city tour this summer; presented by GeeStar. An incredible opportunity to see this legend take to the stage at Bridlington Spa, tickets are on presale from the Bridlington Spa box office from Wednesday 5 April.

    From the moment she burst onto the...



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    Bridlington's Park and Ride returns on Saturday 8 April 2017

    Mon, Apr 3rd, 2017

    Bridlington's popular Park and Ride service reopens for business on Saturday, 8 April, all the way through until the beginning of November.

    Park and Ride offers a frequent service, with buses every 15- 30 minutes from South Cliff caravan park to the harbour. Costing only £4 per vehicle (up to five passengers), Park and Ride represents excellent value for money,...



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    New Soft Play Sessions at East Riding Leisure Bridlington

    Thu, Mar 30th, 2017

    East Riding Leisure Bridlington has launched new Soft Play Sessions for Under 5s and their families.

    Featuring bouncy castles and soft play areas, these supervised sessions also offer tables and chairs for parents and guardians accompanying the children.The Soft Play sessions are held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1pm to 3pm. They cost £2.70 per child.Senior facility manager Adam Mainprize...



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    Great start for Bridlington's new indoor volleyball club

    Thu, Mar 30th, 2017

    The first session of the new Indoor Volleyball Club for adults took place at East Riding Leisure Bridlington with London 2012 GB Volleyball Captain, Ben Pipes on hand to help participants learn the game, play the game and have fun.

    Ben later tweeted 'All the hard work by @East Riding paid off with a perfect #volleyball launch.'The weekly session will...



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    Old bedding gets new lease of life as part of council's recycle fashion competition

    Mon, Mar 27th, 2017

    Dresses made from old duvets, sheets and pillowcases were just some of the creations on display made by students in a recycled fashion competition.

    Budding fashion designers from East Riding College and Driffield School took part in the annual Lets Waste Less Textiles fashion competition, which was organised by officers from East Riding of Yorkshire Council's waste and recycling team.This...



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    Work nearing completion on new chalets to hire in Bridlington

    Fri, Mar 24th, 2017

    Work is now nearing completion on 15 new chalets at South Cliff Beach, Bridlington, located near the town's Park and Ride site, which are due for completion by the start of the summer season.

    The 'boat hull' style chalets will be available for hire from East Riding of Yorkshire Council, and add to the selection of chalets the council already...



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    Voluntary organisations celebrate Positive Activities Grants

    Fri, Mar 24th, 2017

    Voluntary youth organisations across the region are celebrating after receiving grants at a ceremony hosted by the East Riding of Yorkshire youth and family support service.

    Positive Activities Grants totalling £52,000 were awarded to successful youth organisations from across the county by the chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Councillor John Dennis, at a ceremony at County Hall in...



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    Tour de Yorkshire Trophies to visit schools in Bridlington, Driffield and Pocklington

    Thu, Mar 23rd, 2017

    Hundreds of school children in Bridlington, Driffield and Pocklington will get the chance to see the Tour de Yorkshire Trophies as they go around the county ahead of the third race, which starts in Bridlington on Friday, 28 April.

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Road Safety Team, working with race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire, has arranged for both the men's...



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    Sir Gary Verity joins The Business Day Line Up

    Wed, Mar 22nd, 2017

    Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire joins the impressive line up of speakers at The Business Day, a new Business Event at Bridlington Spa on Friday 9th June at the end of Biz Week for this intended annual celebration of business in the region.

    The Business Day will place business networking at the heart of a day...



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    Seminars to be held for landlords and letting agents

    Tue, Mar 21st, 2017

    A series of seminars addressing legislation around three key issues for landlords and letting agents are to be held across the East Riding.

    The four informal seminars, which are being organised by officers from East Riding of Yorkshire Council's private sector housing team, will be held at four locations – Bridlington, Goole, Withernsea and Anlaby.The main issues covered in the...



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    Public consultation on Land to the North of Bridlington Draft Masterplan

    Tue, Mar 21st, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is consulting on a Land to the North of Bridlington Draft Masterplan Supplementary Planning Document (SPD), from Monday, 27 March to Monday, 8 May. Comments on the draft masterplan should be received on or before Monday, 8 May 2017.

    SPDs provide more detailed advice or guidance on the application of policies in the East Riding...



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    Council launches new drive to encourage adults to get more active

    Tue, Mar 21st, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has launched a new local drive which aims to get people walking briskly every day in bursts of ten minutes or more.

    Just ten continuous minutes of brisk walking every day gets the heart pumping and can make you feel better, more energetic and improve your mood.Over time, it can lower the risk of serious...



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    Council completes major improvement scheme on Queensgate in Bridlington

    Tue, Mar 21st, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has completed the second phase of carriageway improvement works on Queensgate in Bridlington.

    The £500,000 second phase of this carriageway resurfacing scheme took place from St Aidans Road, up to and including the junction with Fortyfoot, and followed the first phase of work on this street, completed in June, 2016.The works consisted of excavating the...



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