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    Classically Yours brings music to Nursery Rhymes Nursery in Bridlington

    Thu, May 4th, 2017

    Members of leading orchestra Sinfonia Viva went to Bridlington nursery, Nursery Rhymes in Cardigan Road, recently to bring music to the children, as part of Classically Yours, one of the key East Riding events in Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

    In Bridlington, the children enjoyed music with composer and presenter Jack Ross in advance of Sinfonia Viva's Flutter and...



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    Stroke Awareness Month May 2017

    Thu, May 4th, 2017

    The consequences of stroke happen every single day and affect hundreds of thousands of people in the UK every year.

    The Stroke Association is calling on everyone to sign up to Make May Purple in 2017 and raise vital funds to show support for people who have been affected by stroke.East Riding of Yorkshire Council's public health team and Humber...



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    Council's waste management team nominated for National Recycling Award

    Thu, May 4th, 2017

    The waste management team at East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been shortlisted for a prestigious National Recycling Award.

    The service, which handles the collection and recycling of residents' household rubbish, has earned a nomination for Team of the Year in the public/third sector category at the annual awards.The National Recycling Awards honour achievements in the UK recycling industry.Ikea, Costa...



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    Fostering and adoption drop-in event 13th May

    Thu, May 4th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is holding a drop-in event for people interested in finding out more about fostering, adoption and providing supported lodgings to young people who are leaving care.

    The event will be held on Saturday 13 May at East Riding Leisure Haltemprice, from 10am to 12 noon. Members of staff from each service will be on hand...



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    Beach party coming to Bridlington in June - with an amazing line-up of music!

    Thu, May 4th, 2017

    As the country enjoys Bank Holiday season, and thoughts turn to long summer evenings, there's a great opportunity to enjoy a party on the beach in Bridlington in early June – with a great line-up of music to accompany the fun!

    The Tidal Waves beach music Festival will feature a stage on the sand at South Beach in Bridlington on...



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    Bridlington Central Library celebrates the gansey 23rd May

    Thu, May 4th, 2017

    For those people who have seen the Gansey Girl on Bridlington harbour, but would like to know more about the fascinating history behind ganseys, there will be a chance at to find out all about it at Bridlington Central Library on 23 May.

    Their real name is 'Guernsey', but they have always been referred to as 'ganseys' in Britain. The...



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    Bridlington recognised as a national Beach Volleyball Hub

    Thu, May 4th, 2017

    Bridlington South Beach has been granted FIVB (Fédération Internationale de Volleyball) status and recognised as a national hub for GoSpike Beach Volleyball by Volleyball England.

    In the past 12 months, over 3500 people have been engaged in organised and informal Beach Volleyball, and the success of events such as the Bridlington Beach Open and Volleyball England Beach Tour have shown...



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    ArtWaves Open Exhibition Judging Line Up Confirmed

    Tue, May 2nd, 2017

    t's almost time for ArtWaves to make a return to Bridlington Spa with a vibrant programme of art on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 May.

    The festival's open exhibition has seen record numbers of entries from aspiring artists across the region and beyond in response to the theme 'Culture'. Selected pieces have been chosen by the festival panel to create...



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    Holderness woman prosecuted a second time for dog microchipping offences

    Tue, May 2nd, 2017

    A Holderness woman must now pay over £1,500 after being prosecuted for a second time for failing to update the contact details on her dog's microchip, which costs just £16.

    Lorna Caddy, 38, of Main Street, Great Hatfield, failed to appear at Beverley Magistrates on Wednesday, 26 April where she was facing a charge under the Microchipping of Dogs (England)...



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    Distinctive taxi livery to be rolled out across the East Riding

    Tue, May 2nd, 2017

    A scheme which will brand taxis with distinctive white and green livery is to be rolled out across the East Riding.

    For the last three months, a number of hackney carriage operators have been working alongside East Riding of Yorkshire Council's licensing team to take part in a pilot scheme which has seen white taxis branded with green markings and...



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    Council applies for planning permission to extend South Cliff Caravan Park in Bridlington

    Tue, May 2nd, 2017

    A planning application has now been lodged by East Riding of Yorkshire Council as part of its proposals to extend and develop South Cliff Caravan Park in Bridlington.

    The application will now go through the due processes and if approved, work would start on site in Autumn, 2017.The popular caravan park currently has nearly 800 permanent static caravan pitches, 160...



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    New East Riding Libraries App is 'App'solutely brilliant!'

    Thu, Apr 27th, 2017

    Now available to download, the East Riding Libraries App allows users to carry out a wide range of library functions at the touch of a button.

    For those without a library card, it's free to join, using the icon on the app, at any East Riding Libraries branch, or online at library.eastriding.gov.ukThe App features actions such as renewing books (from...



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    Foster Care Fortnight - Monday 8 to Sunday 21 May 2017

    Thu, Apr 27th, 2017

    Could you be a foster carer? That is the question that will be asked by the East Riding fostering team during Foster Care Fortnight (8 to 21 May 2017)

    The theme of Foster Care Fortnight is 'foster care transforms lives' and the team is urging people who are thinking about becoming foster carers to do it now.In the East Riding...



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    New horizons for East Yorkshire Local Food Network

    Wed, Apr 26th, 2017

    Delegates attending the recent East Yorkshire Local Food Network (EYLFN) Spring Conference, held on Monday, 24 April at Bishop Burton College, have been told how local food is continuing to grow in popularity and availability.

    Chaired by Graham Ward OBE, the line up of speakers included presentations from John Geldard, who founded the highly-successful Plumgarths Farm Shop and Café, in...



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    Final preparations in place for the Tour de Yorkshire

    Wed, Apr 26th, 2017

    Thousands of spectators are expected to line the streets of the East Riding on Friday, 28 April as the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire gets underway in Bridlington before passing through East Yorkshire and taking in Driffield and Pocklington for the first time.

    The ceremonial start takes place outside Bridlington Spa, at 12.35pm, before the riders leave the town, passing by...



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    Hull City Hall hosts Living with Dementia event

    Wed, Apr 26th, 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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    Deena Payne steps in for Linda Nolan in Our House

    Wed, Apr 26th, 2017

    Featuring Madness hits like It Must Be Love, House of Fun and Baggy Trousers at Bridlington Spa, Monday 16 to Saturday 21 October.

    Actress and singer Deena Payne is to join the UK Tour of OUR HOUSE, following the unfortunate withdrawal of Linda Nolan. Having previously been announced in the role of Kath Casey in the Olivier Award-winning Madness musical,...



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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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