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    East Riding Council leads the way in promoting private hire safety

    Wed, Sep 20th, 2017

    Private hire firms in the East Riding are one of the first in the country to take part in a mandatory accreditation scheme designed to promote public safety and raise standards.

    The private hire operators' accreditation scheme has been implemented by East Riding of Yorkshire Council's licensing team and will see operators display a star rating, similar to the food...



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    Tackling childhood obesity on the agenda

    Wed, Sep 20th, 2017

    Steps being taken to help children and young people in the East Riding lead healthier lives by cutting their sugar intake and upping their exercise are to be discussed by health professionals and councillors this week.

    The latest statistics, taken from the most recent National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) data, 23.2% of children in reception and 33.2% of children in...



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    Lit Up Festival 2017 : Bringing you the authors before they have even arrived

    Wed, Sep 20th, 2017

    This week the Lit Up Festival launches a lively social media campaign to bring authors to the public before they arrive. Exciting on two levels, this both reveals authors' thoughts and opinions as well as providing the public with a rare opportunity to strike up a conversation with authors via Twitter and Instagram.

    Daily offers and a handful of free...



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    Bridlington man fined for failing to update microchip details

    Wed, Sep 20th, 2017

    A Bridlington man must pay £120 after failing to keep the details on his dog's microchip up to date.

    Adrian Walker, 58 of Elma Avenue, Bridlington, pleaded guilty to the offence when he appeared at Beverley Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, 13 September.The court heard how Walker's dog had ended up at the kennels owned by East Riding of Yorkshire Council...



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    RSPCA recognises council's animal welfare work

    Tue, Sep 19th, 2017

    The work two frontline council services do to promote animal welfare has been recognised with an award from the RSPCA.

    For the seventh consecutive year, East Riding of Yorkshire Council's dog warden team has been awarded the RSPCA gold community animal welfare footprint award for the level of care with which they deal with stray dogs.The award relates to the...



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    Save Money on your Home Energy Costs

    Mon, Sep 18th, 2017

    Residents are being invited to take part in the latest energy-switching auction as part of an East Riding of Yorkshire Council scheme which has already generated millions of pounds-worth of savings for households.

    The council's YORSwitch scheme is part of the national iChoosr collective-switching initiative in which energy suppliers can submit bids to an auction and the lowest prices are...



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    Sewerby Squirrels are back for more!

    Mon, Sep 18th, 2017

    New weekly sessions have got under way at Sewerby Hall and Gardens on Monday mornings - under fives and their families are the audience for the new sessions, usually to be held in the Orangery from 10am -11.30am, during East Riding school term times.The new 'Sewerby Squirrels' sessions feature activities based on seasonal events, Edwardian life, and exhibits on display...



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    Have you thought of becoming a childminder?

    Mon, Sep 18th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council offers a range of support to people who are interested in becoming a registered Ofsted childminder.Childminders are self-employed and care for children in their own home. They play an important role in providing a childcare setting which meets the needs of many parents and carers across the East Riding.Many childminders find that the role fits...



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    National Fitness Day at East Riding Leisure 27th September

    Mon, Sep 18th, 2017

    National Fitness Day on Wednesday 27 September will see a huge range of free events and taster sessions across the country, and the East Riding is no exception.

    Throughout the UK, more than 20,000 free events will take place in gyms, leisure centres, parks, high streets, schools and workplaces, as over one million people embrace being active for the day.At...



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    Licence revoked of Bridlington private hire operator with immediate effect

    Fri, Sep 15th, 2017

    A private hire firm in Bridlington has ceased trading with immediate effect after an appeal by the operator against the revocation of his licence was withdrawn.

    Ian Sharp, of South Dene Hotel in Bridlington and the operator of Q Cars, had his licence revoked in February by East Riding of Yorkshire Council following concerns around issues including safeguarding and public...



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    Recycling officers out and about during national Recycle Week

    Fri, Sep 15th, 2017

    Waste and recycling officers from East Riding of Yorkshire Council will be out and about in five local towns this month as part of activities to mark this year's national Recycle Week.

    Recycle Week 2017 runs from Monday 25 September to Sunday 1 October, and is now in its 14th year.The team from East Riding of Yorkshire Council will be...



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    Council delighted that planning application to expand South Cliff Caravan Park in Bridlington is approved

    Thu, Sep 14th, 2017

    A planning application by East Riding of Yorkshire Council was approved today by the council's planning committee, forming part of the council's plans for a major expansion and development of South Cliff Caravan Park in Bridlington.

    Following the approval, work could start on the site in December 2017 / January 2018.The popular caravan park currently has nearly 800 permanent static...



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    New affordable housing for Hutton Cranswick

    Thu, Sep 14th, 2017

    Residents of Hutton Cranswick have been invited to view new proposals for a 12-unit housing scheme in the village which, subject to planning approval, promises to deliver a wide range of affordable housing.

    The plans will be on display at an open afternoon on Wednesday, 20 September between 3-6pm in the WI Hall in Hutton Cranswick.The plans include four two-bedroomed...



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    Animal naming competition winner at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

    Wed, Sep 13th, 2017

    A female Raccoon Dog puppy was recently introduced to the zoo at Sewerby Hall and Gardens and is getting along fine with Bandit, the existing adult.

    Staff put together a competition asking visitors to choose her name and the winner was recently picked from the hundreds of entries received.The competition was won by 13-year-old Charlotte Leanne Cox from Leeds whose...



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    Halloween and bonfire night activities at Sewerby Hall

    Tue, Sep 12th, 2017

    There will be a variety of exciting Halloween and bonfire night activities taking place at Sewerby Hall and Gardens throughout half term between Saturday, 21 October and Sunday, 5 November.

    Events include themed garden and house trails, under 5s story times, witch crafts and potion making sessions, walks from Rusticus Theatre Arts including a brand new ghost walk (something for...



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    Worldwide Spin in Public Day at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

    Tue, Sep 12th, 2017

    Saturday, 16 September sees the return of the Worldwide Spin in Public Day at Sewerby Hall and Gardens where, between 11am and 3pm, visitors will be able to learn about the fascinating craft of weaving, spinning and dyeing.

    This yearly event sees spinners from all over the world go outside and spin yarn in public places - a park, a...



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    Calling all Sewerby Squirrels!

    Tue, Sep 12th, 2017

    New weekly sessions are coming to Sewerby Hall and Gardens on Monday mornings - under fives and their families are the audience for the new sessions, usually to be held in the Orangery from10am -11.30am, during East Riding school term times.

    The new 'Sewerby Squirrels' sessions will feature activities based on seasonal events, Edwardian life, and exhibits on display at...



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    Residents urged to sign the Tidy Pledge to keep the East Riding clean

    Mon, Sep 11th, 2017

    Residents are being asked to sign a pledge to Keep the East Riding Tidy as part of a campaign to reduce litter and fly-tipping.

    The Tidy Pledge campaign has been launched by East Riding of Yorkshire Council's streetscene services in an effort to encourage residents to take more responsibility for their rubbish.Last year it cost the council £3.1million to clean...



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    Lights, Camera, Action as the First East Riding Film Festival is Launched

    Thu, Sep 7th, 2017

    Lights, Camera, Action as the First East Riding Film Festival is Launched

    With 2017 being Hull's year as UK City of Culture, venues and independent cinemas in the East Riding have come together with the aim of celebrating film across East Yorkshire; bringing celebrities, film-makers and those with a deep knowledge of their subject to introduce films of their choosing,...



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    Active Coast proves a huge success this summer with 6,500 people taking part

    Wed, Sep 6th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has expressed its delight at the huge success of its Active Coast programme during the six weeks of the school summer holidays.

    A total of 71 events were held along the coast, mainly in Bridlington, Hornsea and Withernsea, which attracted an estimated 6,500 people to take part in a wide range of activities, combining sports,...



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    Tickets on sale now for Out Of This Word: a host of events in Beverley and Bridlington for Lit Up Festival

    Tue, Sep 5th, 2017

    There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the forthcoming Out of This Word, which runs from Friday 8 September to Sunday 22 October.

    Out Of This Word brings top writers, poets, playwrights, artists and musicians from across the UK to the East Riding to celebrate the power of language.Tickets are on sale now for the large-scale programme of...



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    Display of Ephemera- Heritage Day in Georgian Rooms Bridlington Old Town

    Fri, Sep 1st, 2017

    Bridlington  Authors Linda Ellis and Peter Thompson will be at the Georgian Rooms in the High Street in the Old Town in Bridlington for National Heritage Day on the 9th September 10am - 4pm

    They wil be availabe to talk about The Sandwiths of Bridlington who lived in High Street in the 1820's

    Linda Ellis Was born near Bridlington , was schooled...



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    Heritage Open Days at Skidby Mill

    Thu, Aug 31st, 2017

    Skidby Mill will be taking part in the Heritage Open Days 2017, on Saturday and Sunday 9 and 10 September.

    Visitors will be able to enjoy free admission to the mill on both days between 10am and 4.15pm to the usual facilities on site – The Museum of East Riding Rural Life, a range of outbuildings, and an exhibition entitled...



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    Heritage Open Day at the Treasure House in Beverley

    Thu, Aug 31st, 2017

    As part of Heritage Open Day, there will be a chance to go behind the scenes at the Treasure House in Beverley on Saturday, 9 September, from 10am – 4pm.

    Visitors will be able to come to the Treasure House and discover a fascinating display of stories and tales about the East Riding's cultural heroes. They will be able to...



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    New facilities for Under Fives and their families at East Riding Museums

    Thu, Aug 31st, 2017

    East Riding Museums have boosted their facilities for Under Fives and their families this year in museums across the area.

    All five sites run by the service – Skidby Mill, Goole Museum, Sewerby Hall and Gardens, The Treasure House in Beverley, and Beverley Guildhall – are now hosting the 'Five Things to Discover' challenge. Each museum offers young visitors the...



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    Doors to the council chamber to be opened for Heritage Open Days

    Thu, Aug 31st, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council will open the doors to the council chamber in County Hall, Beverley, on Friday, 8 September as part of Heritage Open Days.

    Every year in September, places across the country organise events and throw open their doors to celebrate their local heritage, community and history.The day provides the chance for members of the public to...



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    Free electric blanket safety checks for East Riding residents

    Thu, Aug 31st, 2017

    Residents thinking about reaching for electric blankets as autumn approaches are being urged to make sure they are safe.

    Over the next few weeks, officers from East Riding of Yorkshire Council's trading standards team will be at various locations offering free electric blanket checks.The checks will take place at:• Anlaby – Wednesday 6 September, 9am to 12 noon at East...



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    Two day closure of the Splash Zone at East Riding Leisure Bridlington

    Thu, Aug 31st, 2017

    Two day closure of the Splash Zone at East Riding Leisure Bridlington

    The Splash Zone at East Riding Leisure Bridlington will be closed on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 September for essential maintenance.Senior facility manager Adam Mainprize said : "After a hugely busy summer, we need to carry out some essential maintenance to maintain the popular Splash Zone facility, and...



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    Find out about fostering

    Tue, Aug 29th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to recruit new foster carers for children from babies upwards.

    The council is holding two events in September at which people who are interested in becoming a foster carer can get more information. They are welcome to attend one or both of the events.A drop-in event will be held at East Riding Leisure...



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    Adult learning taster week - 4th - 7th September Free

    Tue, Aug 29th, 2017

    With free taster courses running from Monday, 4 September to Thursday, 7 September, there has never been a better time to sign up for a course at an adult learning centre.

    Taster sessions are usually two hours long and give an idea of what goes on in a classroom, what adult learning is like and to meet the tutors. There...



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    Bestselling author John Connolly talking about his book about Stan Laurel of Laurel and Hardy

    Tue, Aug 29th, 2017

    Bestselling author John Connolly coming to Beverley for the hidden story behind half of Hollywood's most iconic comedy duo

    For lovers of the silver screen, this year's Lit Up Festival gets off to a great start on Friday 8 September, with the number one bestselling and award-winning author, John Connolly.John will be finding time in his hectic schedule to come...



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    Find what Works4u

    Fri, Aug 25th, 2017

    A group of young learners have taken their first steps towards new careers after completing the council's Works4u study programme, with spaces now available to enrol on for September.

    Study programmes are open to all young people aged 16-18 who are not in education, employment or training. They are free courses that can help improve skills, qualifications and confidence so...



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    Performers wanted for new Orangery concert at Sewerby Hall

    Fri, Aug 25th, 2017

    The event team at Sewerby Hall and Gardens is looking to add fresh faces to its very popular programme of afternoon Orangery Concerts.

    The concerts are very well received by visitors and take place throughout the year, usually on Thursdays and Sundays.If you would like to be considered for the pool of performers, please send an email to Myles Bacon,...



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    Wolds Walking and Outdoor Festival, 9th - 17 September.

    Thu, Aug 24th, 2017

    he Yorkshire Wolds will play host to the seventh Walking and Outdoor Festival, from Saturday, 9 to Sunday, 17 September.

    The event is brought together by more than 30 partners and has grown in strength since it first run in 2010. The 2017 festival will feature over 100 walks and activities for all ages and abilities, showcasing the wonderful landscape...



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    Bridlington Weekend of Motoring

    Thu, Aug 24th, 2017

    Route revealed for parade of vehicles as part of Bridlington Weekend of Motoring

    More details have been released of the route of the parade of vehicles through Bridlington as part of the Weekend of Motoring, on Sunday, 10 September.

    Around 100 vehicles are expected to take part in the parade, which will start from Limekiln Lane cliff top, near the...



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    East Riding Youth Dance is recruiting once again

    Wed, Aug 23rd, 2017

    East Riding Youth Dance is once again recruiting for young people to join their exciting community dance programme and audition for the East Riding Youth Dance County Company.

    The dance programme is a fantastic opportunity for young people from Year 5 and upwards to engage in 12 weeks of community dance. Participants will work closely with professional dance artists, providing...



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