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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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    Act FAST to save a life

    Tue, Mar 21st, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's public health team is supporting the annual 'Act F.A.S.T.' stroke campaign, which runs throughout the month of March, to empower people to call 999 at any sign of a stroke.

    Public Health England has re-launched the national 'Act FAST' stroke campaign, which runs until 31 March, working closely with the Stroke Association.

    The campaign aims...



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    Smokers in Yorkshire told what their best chance of quitting is in new campaign

    Tue, Mar 21st, 2017

    Cancer Research UK has launched an advertising campaign, supported by NHS Smokefree, aimed at increasing awareness and encouraging people to get help from their local Stop Smoking Service, which give smokers the best chance of giving up for good.

    The campaign highlights familiar frustrations smokers may experience, such as getting out of breath easily while playing football with their kids...



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    Be proud to be a quitter

    Tue, Mar 21st, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is proud to support the thousands of smokers who this year will choose to stop smoking; boldly beginning a life without cigarettes.

    Smoking rates may be declining but around 10 million people in the UK still smoke, and around 100,000 die each year from smoking-related causes.Councillor Jonathan Owen, chair of East Riding Health and Wellbeing...



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    Tourism Businesses invited to Literature Exchange in Bridlington on 27 March

    Fri, Mar 17th, 2017

    Tourism businesses across the East Riding and beyond are invited to a regional Literature Exchange at East Riding Leisure Bridlington on Monday 27 March, from 10.30am – 12.30pm.

    A wide range of tourist attractions will be represented at the event, with details of their plans for the 2017 season, which will include updates on East Riding events during Hull UK...



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    A chance to volunteer for a range of roles at Sewerby Hall and Gardens in 2017

    Fri, Mar 17th, 2017

    Sewerby Hall and Gardens, near Bridlington, are looking for volunteers to help with three aspects of their visitor programme in 2017.

    Costume Project Volunteers are needed to help to run sewing and costume- making sessions in the Orangery every Monday during the season when the house is open to the public, between Easter and the end of October. Members of...



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    Council's digital champions support residents to get online

    Wed, Mar 15th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council staff are helping residents to get online as part of a two week campaign that includes drop-in sessions at multi-service centres (MSCs) in Brough, Driffield, Haltemprice, Hessle, Pocklington and Withernsea.

    Be Online encourages people to use more online self-service facilities and access websites such as Learn My Way to improve digital skills with free online...



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    Safer Sleep Week (13-19 March)

    Tue, Mar 14th, 2017

    Between 2005 and 2014, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) claimed the lives of 266 babies in the Yorkshire and Humber regions.

    Health professionals in Hull are urging parents to make themselves aware of safe sleeping practices.

    This statistic is published as part of Safer Sleeping Week (13-19 March), an initiative from the national charity, the Lullaby Trust.

    During Safer Sleep...



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    Street food comes to Beverley's Wednesday Market 15th March

    Mon, Mar 13th, 2017

    Beverley's Wednesday Market will be adding some international flavours from this month.

    Next Wednesday (15 March) sees the start of Street Food @ Beverley Wednesday Market, a new initiative bringing new stallholders to the town selling tasty street food from across the world as well as locally sourced products.East Riding of Yorkshire Council, which runs the market, is aiming to...



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    New East Yorkshire local food guide launched – 15 years old this year!

    Mon, Mar 13th, 2017

    The new 2017/18 East Yorkshire Enjoy Local Food Guide was unveiled at a recent meeting of the East Riding of Yorkshire Rural Partnership at Bishop Burton College.

    This edition marks the 15th year of the guide's publication and is the biggest yet, running to 40 pages. The guide is packed with information on local food producers, suppliers, retailers and hospitality...



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    Unpaid carers are a top priority for Health and Wellbeing Board

    Mon, Mar 13th, 2017

    Work being carried out to support unpaid carers in the East Riding and the resources available to help them in their caring roles is due to be discussed by the area's Health and Wellbeing Board.

    In 2011 there were over 37,000 carers providing one or more hours of unpaid care per week in the East Riding, 8,500 of whom were...



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    Olympian to open new Indoor Volleyball Club in Bridlington

    Fri, Mar 10th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Sport, Play and Arts Service, and East Riding Leisure Bridlington, are delighted to announce that a new Indoor Volleyball Club for adults will start on Monday, 20 March, between 6.30pm and 7.30pm.

    To celebrate the launch of the club, Ben Pipes (the London 2012 GB Volleyball Captain) will be supporting and coaching at the session...



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    Karren Brady, John Simpson and Alexander Armstrong to feature at Bridlington Spa new business network event in June.

    Thu, Mar 9th, 2017

    Bridlington Spa will hold a new annual business event 'The Business Day' on Friday 9 June which aims to place business networking at the heart of a day of discovery and insight; including keynote speeches from Baroness Brady of Knightsbridge CBE and John Simpson CBE. Alexander Armstrong will host throughout as well as chairing a debate element covering local, national...



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    Council joins forces with Yorkshire Air Ambulance to run textile amnesty

    Wed, Mar 8th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is teaming up with the Yorkshire Air Ambulance to hold a series of textile amnesties across the East Riding.

    Residents are being encouraged to take any unwanted clothing, shoes and textiles - including sheets, blankets, towels and quilt covers - to amnesty events so they can be collected by the charity for recycling to help...



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    New cashless payment systems introduced in East Riding car parks

    Tue, Mar 7th, 2017

    Residents and visitors can now use their mobile phones to pay for parking in East Riding of Yorkshire Council's car parks.

    The council has introduced new 'cashless' payment methods to give people more choice and convenience when paying for a parking space or buying a parking permit.The council has signed up to the MiPermit system which allows people to use...



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    Bridlington Quay Townscape Heritage oral history training

    Mon, Mar 6th, 2017

    A free workshop training session will be held on Friday, 31 March for people wanting to learn about oral history.

    This is one of the activities offered through the Bridlington Quay Townscape Heritage project, which is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The session will take place at King Street Library, from 10am-4.30pm.The training is open to anyone who would...



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    Green Port Growth Programme helps nurture apprentices

    Mon, Mar 6th, 2017

    Apprenticeships are a great way of setting a career in stone... or granite if you are Lewis May.

    The 19-year-old from Market Weighton works for Goole-based domestic and commercial worktop, floor and surface manufacturer Cambrian Granite.Supported by the Green Port Growth Programme, Cambrian Granite employed Lewis under the apprenticeship wage subsidy - designed to support employers linked to the renewable...



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    Councillor praises heroic bin men after incident in Hedon this morning

    Fri, Mar 3rd, 2017

    Three bin men working for East Riding of Yorkshire Council have been praised for their heroic actions following an alleged armed incident in Hedon this morning. (Friday 3 March 2017)

    Waste collection crew members Richard Gaukroger, Ben Crawford and Steve Thirsk helped other bystanders to apprehend a man who allegedly attempted to steal a car at gunpoint in Baxter Gate.Dustbin...



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    Trainee mechanic Helen named best apprentice in the country

    Thu, Feb 23rd, 2017

    A trainee mechanic at East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been named the best apprentice in the country at a national awards ceremony.

    Helen Fordon was presented with the prestigious APSE Transport and Vehicle Maintenance Apprentice of the Year award after impressing the judges with her skills and enthusiasm.Helen, from West Hull, is only the second female vehicle technician to...



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    Huge crowds go really really wild at the Treasure House in Beverley

    Wed, Feb 22nd, 2017

    Staff at the Treasure House in Beverley are celebrating the success of the Really Really Wild Day held on Saturday (18 February) - a stunning total of 2500 people visited the event, which featured Ben Shires from CBBC; a chance to see and interact with a polar bear; handle and learn about a range of animals; and be entertained by...



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    East Riding taxis branded with new livery

    Wed, Feb 22nd, 2017

    Taxis in the East Riding will be the first in the Humber region to be branded with distinctive white and green livery to help improve public safety.

    The pilot scheme, which will run until May and is being implemented by East Riding of Yorkshire Council's licensing team, will see white vehicles on taxi ranks across the East Riding sporting green...



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    Staying young at heart thanks to Mature Mayhem

    Mon, Feb 20th, 2017

    Helping older people to enjoy fun activities in a relaxed and friendly setting is the aim of a new group which has launched in the East Riding to promote independence.

    A new group, called 'Tomorrow's Youth', has been set up in Beverley to offer those aged 55 and over weekly activity sessions which are designed to increase physical activity, create...



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    One You - the benefits of drinking less alcohol

    Mon, Feb 20th, 2017

    Our lifestyles can be unhealthier than we think and East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Public Health team is offering advice on how people can benefit by drinking less alcohol.

    Many people may think they don't drink much, but a drink or two most evenings can do harm to your body.From weight gain to an increased risk of getting serious health...



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    Planners give the green light for new business centre at Hessle

    Fri, Feb 17th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's planning committee has today given the go ahead for the development of a multi-million-pound business centre at the Bridgehead business park, Hessle.

    The construction of the £3.9 million project will be delivered by the council. Once built, the building will be operated via an exciting new partnership between the council and the University of Hull.The...



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    £547,000 grant for Humber Museums Partnership

    Wed, Feb 15th, 2017

    The Humber Museums Partnership has recently been successful in raising £547,000 from a National Strategic Arts Council England fund, Ambitions for Excellence.

    East Riding Museums is a member of the Humber Museums Partnership, alongside Hull Museums and North Lincs Museums. This new investment into the region will support 'Surroundings' – a programme produced by Humber Museums Partnership, in partnership with...



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    Couples invited to win a civil wedding ceremony

    Wed, Feb 15th, 2017

    East Riding Registration and Celebratory Services are offering one lucky couple the chance to win a civil wedding ceremony.

    The prize on offer is a ceremony of choice ranging from the bronze, silver and gold package to the top-of-the-range bespoke platinum ceremony.All the ceremonies can take place at any of the approved centres across the East Riding.To be in with...



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    Manchester Camerata, one of the UK's top orchestras, to visit Withernsea in February

    Mon, Feb 13th, 2017

    Musicians from Manchester Camerata, along with composer Richard Taylor, will be working with groups in Beverley and Withernsea to compose new music, which they will perform at the Meridian Centre, Withernsea on Saturday 25 February at 2pm, as part of the Classically Yours programme running throughout Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

    Residents from care homes, schools and local choirs...



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    Ofsted praise for 'good' and 'outstanding' children's services in the East Riding

    Mon, Feb 13th, 2017

    Services for vulnerable children across the East Riding have been judged to be 'good' overall with 'outstanding' features by Ofsted inspectors.

    A comprehensive and rigorous inspection of East Riding of Yorkshire Council's children's services and the East Riding Safeguarding Children Board has found them to be 'good' and the services for young people leaving care are described as 'outstanding'. Services...



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