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    George Sampson Completes Full Cast of Our House

    Fri, May 26th, 2017

    A full house for OUR HOUSE has been announced, with street dancing sensation George Sampson confirmed to join the UK Tour of the Olivier Award-winning musical, at Bridlington Spa Monday 16 to Saturday 21 October.

    Having won the second season of Britain's Got Talent with his interpretation of Singing in the Rain, George has gone on to star in major...



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    East Riding Youth Dance Platform returns to Bridlington Spa

    Thu, May 25th, 2017

    East Riding Youth Dance Platform will be returning to Bridlington Spa on Sunday 11 June, 2017, at 6pm, to perform their new dance pieces.

    The past 12 weeks have seen dance artists work with groups based in Beverley, Bridlington, Goole, Hornsea, Pocklington, Withernsea, Kingsmill School and Riverside Special School, all devising an exciting array of dance pieces.Project Co-ordinator and Artistic...



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    Beverley - a 7-day-a-week coach destination as VHEY and Flemingate link-up

    Thu, May 25th, 2017

    Visit Hull & East Yorkshire (VHEY) and Flemingate have partnered up to welcome coaches to Beverley seven-days-a-week and strengthen the town's growing reputation as a coach friendly destination.

    The service run by VHEY operates Monday to Friday each week, which meant the town could have been missing out on weekend coach trips and the economic benefits they bring for local...



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    May Bank Holiday activities at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

    Tue, May 23rd, 2017

    Sewerby Hall and Gardens has a week long programme of events planned for the May Half term coinciding with the new Beside the Seaside exhibition which opens on Saturday, 27 May.

    This exhibition celebrates the culture of the good old seaside resort we all know and love; Bridlington, charting its rise, decline and regeneration for the future.Between Saturday, 27 May...



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    Campaign urges East Riding residents to act on respiratory symptoms

    Tue, May 23rd, 2017

    Public Health England's Be Clear on Cancer campaign returns to Yorkshire and the Humber to raise awareness of the symptoms of lung cancer, lung disease and heart disease – all leading causes of death.

    The campaign encourages anyone with a persistent cough, or who gets out of breath doing things they used to be able to do, to visit their...



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    Beside the Seaside ', the summer exhibition at Sewerby Hall and Gardens opens Saturday 27 May

    Tue, May 23rd, 2017

    Beside the Seaside ', the summer exhibition at Sewerby Hall and Gardens opens this Saturday (27 May) , and is a celebration of the history of Bridlington as a seaside resort over the years, charting its rise, subsequent decline and recent regeneration.

    Between Saturday, 27 May and Sunday, 4 June visitors to the site will be able to take part...



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    ArtWaves 2017

    Mon, May 22nd, 2017

    ou may have heard the rumours of a giant creature taking over Bridlington Spa, which was part of the third ArtWaves festival on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 May.

    The festival was the biggest yet, reaching an audience of over 2,500 in two days almost quadruple since the first in 2015. There was a fantastic diversity amongst those attending, young...



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    Don't miss out on extra hours of free childcare

    Mon, May 22nd, 2017

    Parents in the East Riding are being urged to make sure they have applied for their 30 hours of free childcare to ensure they do not miss out on this new funding when it rolls out in September.

    Eligible families with three and four year-olds will be entitled to access 30 hours of free childcare in their choice of early...



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    Half term activities on offer at East Riding Leisure Centres

    Fri, May 19th, 2017

    A host of fun activities will be held at East Riding Leisure Centres during the May-June half term holiday.

    From Saturday 27 May to Sunday 4 June the council's 10 leisure centres will be running a variety of family activities aiming to keep children entertained during the school break.Everything from giant inflatable pool sessions and swimming lessons to soft play...



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    East Riding of Yorkshire Council wins gold award

    Fri, May 19th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been presented with a Gold Performance Award in recognition of the management of its address information database.

    The award was presented at the GeoPlace annual conference and presentation of the Exemplar Awards 2017, which took place on Thursday, 11 May at Leeds United Football Club. The awards celebrate excellence in service delivery that have...



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    East Riding Libraries celebrate everybody's favourite patchwork elephant, Elmer

    Thu, May 18th, 2017

    Join East Riding Libraries this half term for a celebration of the most colourful elephant around.

    Each library will select some of their favourite Elmer stories to share.There will also be a special Elmer hide and seek treasure hunt, and activities such as making brightly coloured Elmer masks.People are encouraged to come in their brightest coloured fancy dress to join...



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    New coastal health walks introduced in Bridlington

    Wed, May 17th, 2017

    New walks have been organised by East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Walking for Health scheme.

    Using Active Coast mile markers the walk will take place every Thursday morning at 10am along the Bridlington Promenade, starting from the cafe in East Riding Leisure Bridlington.Heading north from the newly refurbished East Riding Leisure Bridlington towards Sewerby, walkers will notice the discs in...



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    A range of events on offer to support Dementia Awareness Week in the East Riding

    Tue, May 16th, 2017

    Dementia Awareness Week, which runs from 14-20 May, is an annual national campaign designed to highlight and improve people's understanding of dementia, as well as the help and support available to people living with the condition and their loved ones.

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is supporting this campaign, helping to improve understanding and raise awareness of a condition which...



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    The Gansey Girl artist added to talk and workshop at Bridlington Central Library

    Tue, May 16th, 2017

    The artist behind Bridlington's celebrated The Gansey Girl sculpture will be giving a talk about his work at an event at Bridlington Central Library next week.

    Steve Carvill, who designed the bronze statue, has been added to the line-up of a talk and workshop on the history of ganseys – traditional fishermen's jumpers – which is taking place at the...



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    'Shape up for Summer' 2017 at East Riding Leisure Centres

    Tue, May 16th, 2017

    East Riding Leisure Centres will again be running their 'Shape up for Summer' offer in 2017, with three months' premier membership for just £60 (saving £13 a month).

    The offer is available from May 22 to July 31.Premier membership provides full unlimited access to all 10 East Riding Leisure Centres and offers superb facilities like Tone Zone gyms, swimming pools,...



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    Council to seek views on adult learning provision in Bridlington

    Mon, May 15th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council will run a six-week consultation, from Monday, 15 May, in Bridlington to hear from people who use, have used or have an interest in its adult learning provision, as it looks to shape the future of the service in the town.

    Following the conclusion of a consultation into the future of its library service, the...



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    Marc Almond Autumn 2017 Orchestral tour

    Mon, May 15th, 2017

    Orchestral Arrangements of Iconic Torch Songs & 60s Pop Orchestral Pop from New Album 'Shadows and Reflections'

    One of Britain's most gifted, and unique vocal talents, Marc Almond, has announced an 18 date orchestral tour this Autumn, including Bridlington Spa on Friday 3 November. Marc will be performing songs and hits from his 36 year career to beautiful new orchestral...



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    An Art Attack hits Bridlington Spa

    Thu, May 11th, 2017

    Actor, presenter and host of the legendary children's TV classic Art Attack, Lloyd Warbey, is set to swap his paintbrush for pantomime as he joins the cast of Bridlington's all-star panto for Christmas 2017, Aladdin. Best-known to children for his fun-loving attitude, quirky style and passion for creativity, Lloyd is sure to keep the fun factor flowing as Aladdin's cheeky...



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    Reading Well scheme helps with mental health

    Thu, May 11th, 2017

    At a time when 1 in 10 young people have a diagnosable mental health issue, it's important to support them with expert endorsed books available to borrow for free from East Riding libraries.

    Reading Well for young people is a national scheme, part of the hugely successful Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme, which provides 13-18 year-olds with high-quality information,...



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    Civic launch for new book celebrating the Yorkshire Wolds

    Thu, May 11th, 2017

    The chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Councillor Caroline Fox, has hosted a civic launch of an acclaimed new book highlighting the exciting tourism offer of East Yorkshire, at the Treasure House, in Beverley.

    'The Yorkshire Wolds – a journey of discovery' is authored by experienced travel writers Fleur and Colin Speakman and celebrates one of the country's lesser...



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    Amy Johnson Collection at Sewerby Hall and Gardens expands still further

    Thu, May 11th, 2017

    The unique Amy Johnson collection at Sewerby Hall and Gardens near Bridlington has acquired two new items which are now on display to the public, after being donated to the collection. In addition, one of the volunteers at the Hall has also created an exact replica of the 1930s flying suit which Amy wore, and that is also now on...



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    Annual road surface dressing programme begins for 2017

    Wed, May 10th, 2017

    Work has begun on the annual surface dressing programme which will see £2.35million invested in improving the East Riding's roads in 2017.

    Around 15,000 tonnes of stone chippings will be laid on around 650,000 square metres of roads this year as part of East Riding of Yorkshire Council's highway maintenance plan.It's the equivalent of resurfacing more than 60 miles of...



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    No Harm Done? Educational play coincides with Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May)

    Tue, May 9th, 2017

    Self-harm in adolescents is more common than you'd think, and with Mental Health Awareness Week currently taking place (8-14 May), it's important to know that statistics show 10% of young people self-harm.

    No Harm Done? is a theatre in education play followed by an interactive talkback that aims to start conversations around mental health and emotional wellbeing. No Harm Done?...



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    Walking for Health Scheme

    Tue, May 9th, 2017

    Would you like to improve your fitness, make new friends and learn new skills but are worried that your age or ability may be a barrier? Then the East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Walking for Health Scheme may be the answer.

    Over 500 people have benefitted from the scheme in the last 12 months, with 96 per cent of walkers...



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    Enjoy Roots and Routes in the East Riding with a FREE Open Access Walks booklet

    Tue, May 9th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's countryside access team is getting involved in Hull UK City of Culture 2017 by giving away free copies of its Open Access Walks booklet (normally costing £2 each), covering 19 Open Access walks in the area. Walks are graded from gentle through moderate to strenuous, so they cater for all levels of fitness.

    For a...



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    Countryside events programme launched for 2017

    Tue, May 9th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's countryside access team has launched its Countryside Events 2017 programme. From rambles and themed walks (including photography, navigation, geocaching and orienteering) to wildlife watching events; from Kids Go Wild events to workshops, conservation days and natural craft workshops - the programme includes something for everybody with an interest in the outdoors.

    The programme, sponsored by...



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    Sewerby Social & In Focus - two new weekly events at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

    Tue, May 9th, 2017

    A brand new weekly event has been put in place by the team at Sewerby Hall and Gardens aimed at engaging vulnerable and elderly visitors or those faced with loneliness.

    If you are in need of some friendly company and social engagement then why not come along to the weekly 'Sewerby Social'.Relax in the magnificent Orangery whilst listening to background...



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    2017 exhibition programme announced at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

    Tue, May 9th, 2017

    Saturday 1 April will see the start of the first exhibition of the year - 'Little Works of Art: 100 years of Greetings Cards', which runs until Sunday 21 May.

    Curator Janice Smith explains: "This charming exhibition launches our 2017 programme by exploring the history of greetings cards and postcards. It's a touring exhibition, which looks at cards from the...



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    East Riding is 'giving the charge' with walking cricket

    Tue, May 9th, 2017

    With cricket season almost here the East Riding is to become the first region in Yorkshire to launch walking cricket sessions with the aim of helping men and women aged 50 and over to access the sport.

    Following the huge success of walking netball and walking football in the East Riding, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Sport, Play and...



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    Flamborough Head Lighthouse opens for the 2017 season

    Tue, May 9th, 2017

    Flamborough Head Lighthouse will be opening its doors to the public once again for the start of the 2017 season.

    From Saturday, 1 April, staff members from Sewerby Hall and Gardens will offer visitors informative guided tours of this iconic structure between 12noon and 4pm.The tours take place every weekend throughout the year until Sunday, 5 November and daily throughout...



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    Kids go free to Tidal Waves Beach Music Festival - local DJ added to the bill

    Tue, May 9th, 2017

    New deals have been unveiled for families attending the Tidal Waves Beach Music Festival on South Cliff beach in Bridlington on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 June.

    Children aged 13 and under can attend the event free of charge on either day as long as they are accompanied by a paying adult. This applies to any type of ticket purchased....



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    Almost 75,000 visited Beverley Wildlife Photographer exhibition

    Tue, May 9th, 2017

    Almost 75,000 people visited the Treasure House in Beverley during the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that the final total of visitors to the Treasure House in Beverley during the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition was a remarkable 74,425. On the last day alone (Saturday 22 April), a total of 1500...



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    5,000 people got involved in Active Coast over Easter

    Tue, May 9th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council launched its 'Active Coast' programme this Easter, designed to provide opportunities for residents and visitors to get active, be healthy and enjoy life on the East Yorkshire coast.

    To celebrate the launch of the programme, a wide range of exciting events and activities ran every day for all ages and abilities from Saturday 8 April...



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    Councillor Caroline Fox appointed new chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council

    Mon, May 8th, 2017

    Councillor Caroline Fox has been elected as the new chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council following the annual general meeting of council.

    Councillor Fox, who will serve until May 2018, has been a councillor for 10 years for the Snaith, Airmyn and Rawcliffe and Marshland ward since her election in 2007.She was born at Hazelwood Castle, near Tadcaster, which...



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    Inter-Village Potted Sports Competition

    Fri, May 5th, 2017

    Fourteen teams across the East Riding have once again battled it out at the Inter-Village Games, held by East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Sport, Play & Arts Service, at East Riding Leisure Beverley.

    The event is for groups that have previously had activity groups set up through attending the Sport, Play and Arts Service's Let's Get Moving programme.The programme, which...



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    Public Health employees get on their bikes for charity

    Fri, May 5th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Public Health team will take part in a tough 'Cities of Culture' cycling challenge, organised through the Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) and in association with East Riding of Yorkshire and Hull City Councils.

    The trip will take over nine days to finish and will take the staff from Beverley to Ireland and...



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