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    Council welcomes increase in the number of new companies registering in the East Riding

    Thu, Feb 9th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has welcomed the news that the area is enjoying an entrepreneurial renaissance after figures showed an increase in the number of new companies registered in the region.

    According to statistics from the Inform Direct Review of UK Company Formations, using data from Companies House and the Office of National Statistics, a total of 4,080 new...



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    Winter weather – drivers warned to take extra care on the roads

    Thu, Feb 9th, 2017

    With snow and wintry showers forecast to continue in the East Riding for the next few days, drivers are warned to take extra care on the roads.

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's gritting teams were sent out twice last night (Wednesday 9 February) after rain washed away the initial treatment.The gritting lorries are likely to be needed over the next...



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    Tourism partnership promotes East Yorkshire to potential visitors at national holiday and travel shows

    Thu, Feb 9th, 2017

    Thousands of potential holidaymakers are getting the opportunity to find out all about Hull and the East Riding from Visit Hull & East Yorkshire (VHEY) at a series of holiday and travel shows across the country.

    VHEY recently had a stand at the north's most inspirational event dedicated to showcasing the best in travel, the Manchester Destinations Holiday & Travel...



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    Beverley shortlisted for prestigious title at British Coach Tourism Awards

    Wed, Feb 8th, 2017

    For the second year, Beverley has been shortlisted in the Coach Friendly Destination category at the British Coach Tourism Awards.

    The town narrowly missed out on last year's accolade but is back in contention for 2017 after winning judges over with a submission that highlighted the town itself, the increase in coach numbers to Beverley since a campaign was launched...



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    Find out about fostering - information event in Driffield

    Mon, Feb 6th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's fostering team is holding a drop-in event in Driffield to encourage more people to consider becoming foster carers.

    The council is looking to recruit new foster carers particularly for children aged from five to 15.

    Members of the fostering team will be on hand in the library section of the Driffield Centre at Cross Hill...



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    Places still available at Tour de Yorkshire Roadshows in Driffield and Pocklington

    Mon, Feb 6th, 2017

    Places are still available for business and community representatives in Driffield and Pocklington to find out more about what they can do to make the most of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire.

    Hosted by Welcome to Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire Council, the free roadshows will be taking placed at Driffield Showground on Wednesday, 15 February, from 10am-12.30pm, and...



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    Dementia Friendly East Riding

    Tue, Jan 31st, 2017

    Efforts being made to develop dementia friendly communities across the East Riding will be discussed by the area's Health and Wellbeing Board this week.

    The work already being carried out by various organisations including the emergency services, voluntary sector, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and health partners will be outlined to the Board on Thursday 2 February.The East Riding Health...



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    Winner of the People's Choice announced at Beverley Art Gallery

    Tue, Jan 31st, 2017

    Visitors to Beverley Art Gallery have been casting their votes for their favourite piece of artwork in this year's Open Art exhibition.

    This year the winner was Jane Beharrell with her painting 'Iris and Clementines'. This is the second year that Jane has won the People's Choice.Jane said: "I was very surprised and happy to be told that I'd won...



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    Dignity Action Day 2017

    Tue, Jan 31st, 2017

    East Riding residents receiving care and support, and those working in the health and social care sector, will be helping to raise awareness of dignity in care this week as part of a national campaign.

    Dignity Action Day, which takes place on Wednesday 1 February, is an annual opportunity for everyone to play their part in upholding people's rights to...



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    Safer Internet Day - Tuesday 7 February 2017

    Mon, Jan 30th, 2017

    The East Riding Safeguarding Children Board (ERSCB) is supporting national Safer Internet Day, which takes place on Tuesday 7 February 2017.

    The event, which has the theme "Be the change; Unite for a better internet" is aimed at promoting the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.The East Riding Safeguarding Children Board is committed...



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    East Riding of Yorkshire Council awarded funding to support sustainable travel

    Thu, Jan 26th, 2017

    Almost £700,000 has been secured to help promote walking and cycling in local schools and businesses in the East Riding.

    The Department for Transport (DfT) confirmed that East Riding of Yorkshire Council's bid was successful.The £60 million Access Fund offers to help fund sustainable transport initiatives, which can improve access to jobs, skills, training and education.The new funding will support...



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    Time to Talk Day 2017 - 2nd February

    Thu, Jan 26th, 2017

    With one in four of us experiencing a mental health problem in any given year, it's important to address the ongoing issue by talking and spreading the message that talking about it doesn't have to be difficult.

    Time to Talk Day takes place on Thursday, 2 February and encourages the nation to get talking about mental health.Having a conversation with...



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    Residents offered chance to get market-leading rates for home energy

    Tue, Jan 24th, 2017

    Residents are being offered exclusive market-leading rates* for home energy thanks to the power of collective energy switching.

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council teamed up with technology partner iChoosr, the UK's leading expert in collective energy switching, in 2013 and has been able to deliver savings of £3.5million so far for East Riding residents.The average saving at the most recent...



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    Nominations wanted for 2017 East Riding of Yorkshire Council Chairman's Awards

    Mon, Jan 23rd, 2017

    Residents who would like to recognise people and businesses that help make their community a better place to live have until the end of January to nominate them for an award.

    People can now make nominations for the 2017 East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Chairman's Awards which are presented to individuals and businesses that have helped improve the area over...



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    Public help council wardens in fight against dog fouling

    Mon, Jan 23rd, 2017

    Better information from members of the public helped East Riding of Yorkshire Council's dog wardens issue almost double the number of fixed penalty notices for dog fouling in 2016 than in 2015, figures have revealed.

    In 2016, the council's dog wardens issued 28 fixed penalty notices to owners who failed to clean up after their pets, compared to 11 in...



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    Successful funding bid sees Hornsea join national network of Coastal Community Teams

    Fri, Jan 20th, 2017

    Ten thousand pounds of Government funding will see a Coastal Community Team (CCT) established in Hornsea, it will be announced today by Coastal Communities Minister Andrew Percy MP.

    Mr Percy will confirm the funding during a visit to the East Riding resort's inshore rescue centre.CCTs are made up of local volunteers, councils and local businesses and are initially allocated £10,000...



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    Public consultation on East Riding of Yorkshire Community Infrastructure Levy Draft Charging Schedule and Draft Statement of Community Involvement

    Thu, Jan 19th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is launching a public consultation on the East Riding Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Draft Charging Schedule and Draft Statement of Community Involvement (SCI), which will run from Monday, 23 January to Monday, 6 March.

    What is CIL?CIL (when it is adopted) will allow funds to be raised from land owners/developers undertaking new building projects in...



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    East Riding schools soar up GCSE league tables

    Thu, Jan 19th, 2017

    East Riding secondary schools have topped the league of GCSE results in Yorkshire and the Humber for the first time, with one of the best scores in the north of England.

    The new accountability measures for schools are published for the first time today in figures released by the Department for Education.The main measure is Progress 8, which judges schools...



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    Holderness Coast Fisheries Local Action Group: Funding awarded for valuable work

    Thu, Jan 19th, 2017

    Funding has once again been awarded to the Holderness Coast Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, to continue its valuable work assisting the East Riding's coastal communities and local fishing industry.

    There is funding available for the fishing industry, fishing communities and groups and organisations involved in the social, economic and environmental wellbeing of...



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    Council sees web traffic hit the two million mark for 2016 ahead of new website launch this year

    Tue, Jan 17th, 2017

    More and more people are turning to East Riding of Yorkshire Council's website for advice and to transact with the council, with over two million visits being made to www.eastriding.gov.uk in 2016, up 11 % from 2015.

    The Christmas and New Year period saw many residents logging onto the website and increasingly via smart phones and tablet devices, with 30,945...



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    Driffield added to the Tour de Yorkshire business and community roadshow line-up

    Tue, Jan 17th, 2017

    A free roadshow will be held at The Showground in Driffield, designed to help businesses and the community maximise the opportunities presented by the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire, which will pass through the Capital of the Wolds for the first time.

    Welcome to Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire Council will host the event on Wednesday, 15 February, from 10am-12.30pm.The...



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    Residents and visitors advised to stay safe when visiting the coast following inclement weather

    Mon, Jan 16th, 2017

    Long stretches of the East Riding's 85-kilometre coastline are affected by coastal erosion as a result of natural processes. Cliff losses linked to coastal erosion can occur at any time of the year and both visitors and residents are advised to take care on the beaches and cliff tops, by following the safety tips below:

    When on the beach:• Plan...



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    New activity sessions to help people with MS and Parkinson's

    Mon, Jan 16th, 2017

    New activity sessions aimed at helping people with Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson's Disease to get mobile and meet others living with the same long term conditions are being launched in the East Riding.

    The weekly 'Grin and Tonic' activity sessions will start at East Riding Leisure Beverley from Wednesday 18 January, 1-2pm and at East Riding Leisure Haltemprice, from Friday...



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    Bridlington to Scarborough Hospital shuttle bus trial to end this month

    Mon, Jan 16th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council stepped in to trial a daily shuttle bus between the two hospital sites in July 2016 after local health services said they could no longer fund the service.

    But despite an initial 12-week trial being extended to six months, the shuttle bus has failed to attract enough paying passengers for it to become self-financing.The extension...



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    East Riding of Yorkshire Council - high tide operations and possible flooding - Friday, 13 January (AM)

    Fri, Jan 13th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has operational teams working across the county ready to support communities along the Holderness Coast and the banks of the Humber during today's high tides.

    Staff, vehicles and equipment, including sandbags and pumps, have been deployed to Bridlington, Kilnsea, Paull and Hessle ahead of the high tides, with further resources on standby at the council's...



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    Chance of snow – drivers warned to take extra care on the roads

    Thu, Jan 12th, 2017

    With a chance of snow and wintry showers forecast to hit the East Riding in the next two days, as well as high winds, drivers are warned to take extra care on the roads.

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's gritting teams have already been out on Wednesday evening (11 January) treating the precautionary road network with rock salt and will...



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    East Riding of Yorkshire Council prepares for potential flooding

    Thu, Jan 12th, 2017

    Strong winds, low pressure and high spring tides have been forecast over the next few days which could result in some localised flooding.

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council, working alongside its partner agencies, is preparing to support local communities along the Holderness Coast and on the banks of the Humber, with staff, vehicles and equipment on standby at its depots...



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    Hull fly-tipper sentenced to 160 hours of unpaid work and ordered to pay £1,123 costs

    Tue, Jan 10th, 2017

    A Hull man who illegally dumped rubbish at two sites in the East Riding has been ordered to carry out 160 hours of unpaid work and pay the costs of the clean up.Brian Smith, of Wilmington Caravan Site, Bedford Street, Hull, pleaded guilty to two offences of illegally depositing waste on land in Hedon and in Preston without permission when...



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    Carriageway Maintenance Works at Market Place and High Street, Bridlington, start later in January

    Tue, Jan 10th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council will be carrying out major carriageway maintenance works on both Market Place and High Street, Bridlington, as part of its ongoing programme of highway maintenance.

    The seven-week programme of works will start on Monday 23 January, 2017, and will consist of resurfacing the carriageway of Market Place and the section of High Street between Westgate...



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    Duke of Edinburgh's Award Programme

    Mon, Jan 9th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's youth and family support service is calling for young people with a taste for adventure to join the Duke of Edinburgh Award programme.

    The service is holding recruitment evenings across the East Riding, and visiting schools and academies to encourage young people to take part in the award scheme.

    The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is...



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    Modern life responsible for 'worrying' health in middle aged

    Mon, Jan 9th, 2017

    Eight out of 10 of the middle aged either weigh too much, drink too much or don't exercise enough, as new analysis from Public Health England (PHE) shows modern life taking its toll on health.

    PHE's One You campaign is reaching out to the 83% of 40 to 60 year olds (87% of men and 79% of women) who are...



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    Thousands receive a life line over Christmas and New Year

    Mon, Jan 9th, 2017

    While many people were enjoying the Christmas break and ringing in the New Year the East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Lifeline operators were handling thousands of calls from vulnerable residents.

    Between Christmas Eve, on Saturday 24 December 2016 and Monday 2 January 2017, staff at the Lifeline control centre, in Driffield dealt with a total of 8,926 incoming and outgoing...



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    Find out about fostering

    Mon, Jan 9th, 2017

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to recruit new foster carers, particularly for children aged from five to 15.

    A 'Find out about Fostering' information event will be held on Thursday 26 January 2017 at Tickton Grange Hotel, near Beverley, at 6pm, when anyone wanting to find out how to become a foster carer is welcome to go along.At...



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    Icy conditions on the roads – drivers urged to take extra care

    Thu, Jan 5th, 2017

    Drivers in the East Riding are being urged to take extra care tonight and tomorrow morning as temperatures drop below freezing, causing potentially icy conditions on the roads. (Thursday 5 and Friday 6 January)

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's gritting lorries will be out treating the precautionary road network with rock salt from 5pm this evening before temperatures plummet overnight,...



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    Diverse Fest Saturday 14th January

    Wed, Jan 4th, 2017

    A new performance festival for those with learning difficulties/disabilities of all ages.

    All day tickets are just £3.00 ( come and go as you want) Stalls and activitiesKaraoke 12pm - 2pm just bring your music Perfomances 2pm - 4pm 7 Disco 7pm - 8pm

    Come along and be entertained by local and regional performers in either singing, dancing, acting...



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    Headlands School opens a window on the world of work for students

    Tue, Jan 3rd, 2017

    Headlands School has launched its very own window on the world of work, thanks to a grant from the Bridlington Renaissance Partnership, which secured funds from the national Coastal Communities Team initiative.

    Students can use new touch-screen technology in the school to find out more about career pathways, local opportunities for employment and training and how local employers are looking...



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