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    Flamborough Head European Marine Site Management Scheme - 'Skis and Seabirds' information event

    Fri, Apr 20th, 2018

    Personal watercraft (Jet-Ski) users are being invited to find out more about the amazing wildlife which visits the Yorkshire coastline over the summer months at a free information event.

    Recent counts indicate that over 300,000 seabirds breed along the cliffs of Flamborough and Filey, between March and September every year. They are joined in the sea below by dolphins, seals,...



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    Public exhibition outlines initial plans for Bridlington Seafront

    Thu, Apr 19th, 2018

    Exciting new concept designs for a multi-million-pound re-landscaping of Bridlington seafront are to go on public exhibition in the town on Tuesday, 24 April at an open meeting of the business forum at Bridlington Spa.

    Doors open at 5pm and will provide people with the opportunity to look at the concept designs for the seafront and speak to the designers...



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    Tales from the Treasure House Beverley - aviation archives

    Tue, Apr 17th, 2018

    It's now 100 years since the formation of the RAF and since that time this branch of the armed forces has become a linchpin in the defence of the realm, to such a degree that it's impossible to imagine a world without its protection.

    During both World Wars and the Cold War, the East Riding region figured prominently in RAF...



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    Could you help to share the care for a child with a disability?

    Tue, Apr 17th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to recruit new carers for disabled children, providing short break or longer term shared help for their families.

    The council is keen to hear from people who would like to become a shared carer for a child or young person with a disability, helping their families to enable them to reach their full...



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    ArtWaves Festival goes out in to the community

    Tue, Apr 17th, 2018

    The ArtWaves Festival has a growing outreach and community project as part of the festival offerings, taking over Bridlington Spa from Monday 7th to Sunday 13th May 2018.

    Commissioned BBC and The Eden Project artist, Mellissa Fisher is leading on an interactive installation, consisting of 100 faces of men and women to symbolise the 100 year anniversary since women were...



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    Star Trek actress beams into Bridlington this Christmas

    Tue, Apr 17th, 2018

    Bridlington Spa and Paul Holman Associates have announced today that Star Trek legend Marina Sirtis will headline as the Fairy in this year's spectacular family Pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk, running from Friday 14 December 2018 to Sunday 6 January 2019.

    Best known to millions around the world for her role as the sexy and empathic Counsellor Deanna Troi in...



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    Primary School admissions 2018

    Mon, Apr 16th, 2018

    Parents and carers of children starting infant, junior and primary schools in September 2018 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 (Monday, 16 April 2018)This year, 3,063 applicants living in the East Riding of Yorkshire applied for 2018/2019 Reception places...



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    Free compost giveaways for East Riding residents May 2018

    Fri, Apr 13th, 2018

    Around 5,000 bags of compost are to be given away free to residents in the East Riding in May 

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's annual compost giveaways will be held over two weeks at 10 locations across the area, starting in Beverley on Saturday 12 May.Residents are invited to go along to their local event to collect two free 15kg...



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    Orchestras Live and Council shortlisted for RPS Music Award

    Fri, Apr 13th, 2018

    Classically Yours, a partnership between Orchestras Live and East Riding of Yorkshire Council, has been shortlisted for the RPS (Royal Philharmonic Society) Music Award for Audiences and Engagement.

    The annual RPS Music Awards, presented in association with BBC Radio 3, are the highest recognition for live classical music in the UK. The Audiences and Engagement category recognises outstanding initiatives by...



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    A chance to win a year's free energy with YORSwitch and iChoosr

    Fri, Apr 13th, 2018

    YORSwitch is now in its fifth year, and to mark the occasion iChoosr, the council's technology partner, are giving away a year's free energy to the one-millionth registrant.

    This year marks the fifth anniversary of iChoosr running collective energy switching schemes in the UK, which YORSwitch is a part of. During this time residents across the UK have saved in...



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    East Riding Archives hits its 400,000th catalogue entry!

    Thu, Apr 12th, 2018

    East Riding Archives, based at the Treasure House in Beverley, started cataloguing on its collections database in January 2000 and has recently completed its 400,000th entry.

    It's taken 18 years of hard work to get there and has meant a cataloguing rate of, on average, 22, 222 documents per year. This information is added to the Archives Online Catalogue, so...



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    Buy One Get One Free on Bridlington's Chalets

    Thu, Apr 12th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's foreshores team has unveiled a special offer on chalet hire in Bridlington, available until 30 April.

    People who book either one midweek day, or one whole week, will receive another absolutely free.The beach chalets in Bridlington are located at Princess Mary Promenade, North Marine Drive, South Cliff and Belvedere. They are the perfect base for...



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    Fancy driving the Land Trains in Bridlington?

    Thu, Apr 12th, 2018

    For anybody who fancies driving the land trains in Bridlington over the next few months, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has the perfect job to apply for!

    The council's foreshores team in Bridlington are looking to recruit new members of staff, and the roles include driving the land trains along the seafront.The attendants will initially be responsible for selling deckchairs...



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    Remarkable Rock Choir returning to East Yorkshire

    Wed, Apr 11th, 2018

    A remarkable musical opportunity is returning to East Yorkshire this April.

    Remarkable Rock runs Rock Choirs, Rock Orchestras and music events - and they're returning to East Yorkshire with their hugely popular Adult Rock Choir, which currently has over 50 members in both Beverley and Bridlington each term.The choir is open to anyone aged 16 and over and there's no...



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    Green Day's American Idiot the Musical to return to Bridlington Spa

    Fri, Apr 6th, 2018

    Following two critically acclaimed and celebrated West End runs and a sell-out UK Tour, Green Day's explosive Tony Award winning rock musical, American Idiot, returns to mark the show's 10th anniversary and the 15th anniversary of the Grammy Award winning album. The special anniversary tour will be at Bridlington Spa Tuesday 7 to Saturday 11 May 2019.

    Winner of two...



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    Residents urged to apply for home security improvement grant

    Fri, Apr 6th, 2018

    Money is still available for eligible residents across the East Riding who wish to improve their home security.

    The safe and sound scheme, which is administered by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, is a pot of money available to residents in order for them to install additional security measures, such as additional door and window locks, door chains and window...



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    New book celebrates 'Times of Old Retold' in the East Riding

    Thu, Apr 5th, 2018

    East Riding Archives have published a new book – 'Times of Old Retold' – with a unique collection of memories of life in the East Riding during the twentieth century.

    The book has been edited by Dr Alex Ombler, and represents the conclusion of an oral history project carried out in 2017 by the Archives and Local Studies service, guided...



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    Sewerby Squirrels sessions in April under 5's & Families

    Thu, Apr 5th, 2018

    'Sewerby Squirrels' – held at Sewerby Hall and Gardens for under fives and their families - is held in the Orangery on Mondays from 10am -11.30am, during East Riding term-time.

    All the sessions feature activities based on seasonal events, Edwardian life, and exhibits on display at the venue. Each session includes a sensory area and quiet corner, plus a themed...



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    Voluntary youth organisations in the East Riding celebrate Positive Activities Grants

    Wed, Apr 4th, 2018

    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 £32,000 were awarded to successful youth organisations from across the county by the chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Councillor Caroline Fox, at a ceremony at County Hall in...



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    Community-led housing seminar

    Tue, Apr 3rd, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is hosting a free seminar for anyone interested in community-led housing (CLH) on Thursday, 12 April, 6pm-8pm, at Driffield CofE Infant School.

    Last year, the council was awarded £2 million of funding from the Government's Community Housing Fund to support local groups bring sites forward. Work has already started with a number of communities, but...



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    Bridlington man found guilty of possessing fake IDs and dealing in counterfeit clothing

    Thu, Mar 29th, 2018

    A Bridlington man has been handed a six month custodial sentence - suspended for 18 months – as well as ordered to carry out 120 hours of unpaid work and costs of £1,000 for being in possession of fake identity documents and dealing in counterfeit clothing.

    Darren Anthony Scott of Georgian Mews, Bridlington, was today sentenced at Hull Crown Court...



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    Sewerby Hall and Gardens' egg-cellent Easter programme continues

    Thu, Mar 29th, 2018

    Sewerby Hall and Gardens' three-week Easter programme continues after the Bank Holiday weekend itself with a wide range of activities for people of all ages.

    New for 2018 is a Rusticus storytime, Robin Hood!, which will be on Tuesday, 3 April at 11.30am, 12.30pm. 1.30pm and 2.30pm.Wednesday, 4 April will see a Magic Day from 11am – 4pm, with balloon...



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    Waste and recycling team nominated for two National Recycling Awards

    Thu, Mar 29th, 2018

    The waste and recycling team at East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been shortlisted for two prestigious National Recycling Awards.

    The service, which manages the collection and recycling of residents' household rubbish, has been nominated for Team of the Year and Campaign of the Year in the public/third sector categories.It is the second year running the council has reached the...



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    Coastal safety advice ahead of Easter Weekend

    Wed, Mar 28th, 2018

    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 occur...



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    Council issues updates on road improvement schemes on A166 and A614

    Wed, Mar 28th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has thanked motorists for their patience during the recently extended road improvements at Stamford Bridge on the A166, and apologised for the delays caused.

    A council spokesperson explained : "The very severe weather we experienced recently caused significant delays to these important resurfacing works, and extended the overnight scheme by around two weeks. We apologise...



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    East Riding communities encouraged to be 'best dressed' for Tour de Yorkshire

    Wed, Mar 28th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is urging communities along the Tour de Yorkshire route to embrace this year's cycle race and celebrate the East Riding by decorating their towns and villages.

    Welcome to Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Post have linked up to run a competition to find the Tour de Yorkshire's Best Dressed, with four categories being contested:1. Best Dressed...



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    Free family-friendly drawing workshop at North Bridlington library on 6 April

    Tue, Mar 27th, 2018

    There will be chance to come to North Bridlington Library on Friday, 6 April between 10.30am and 2pm, for a fun, free and informal drawing workshop with artist, Penny Davenport.

    This workshop has been arranged to celebrate the opening of the 'Truth and Fantasy' art exhibition at North Bridlington Library, which runs from Friday, 6 April until Saturday, 2 June...



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    East Riding taxi marshals helping residents get home safely

    Tue, Mar 27th, 2018

    For the first time, Taxi marshals will be in place over the Easter weekend on the ranks in Beverley and Bridlington to help customers get home safely.

    The taxi marshals will be in place on the taxi ranks on Good Friday and Easter Sunday between 11pm and 3am.The licensed marshals will help ensure queues are orderly; people have enough money...



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    Sir Bob Geldof to take the place of Joanna Lumley as headline speaker at The Business Day

    Tue, Mar 27th, 2018

    Sir Bob Geldof, founding member of The Boomtown Rats and tireless campaigner for numerous world charities, is announced as headline speaker at The Business Day 2018. He replaces the previously announced headline speaker, Joanna Lumley, who has been forced to withdraw due to changing filming schedules for her latest documentary project.

    Sir Bob is most well known for using his...



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    Council awarded £1.25million from Government to help repair potholes

    Tue, Mar 27th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council will receive £1,251,395 extra from the Government to help repair potholes across the area.

    The council has welcomed the announcement made by the Department for Transport yesterday (Monday 26 March), which was the second largest award made in the Yorkshire and Humber region.John Barrett, the council's portfolio holder for operational services, said: "This extra funding...



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    Warning to take care when choosing where to board your pet dog

    Tue, Mar 27th, 2018

    Dog owners across the East Riding looking for day care or boarding facilities should take the time to check to make sure individuals or businesses they are using are licensed and insured.

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Licensing Team has seen an increase in the number of adverts for home boarding or day care provision which may seem an appealing...



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    ArtWaves Festival Programme Released

    Mon, Mar 26th, 2018

    ArtWaves has today announced their full programme of events for the fourth visual arts festival returning to Bridlington Spa on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May, with the ArtWaves Fringe running from Monday 7 May.

    This year is set to be the biggest visual art showcase yet, bringing traditional, digital, contemporary and urban art through a vibrant programme curated for...



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    Medieval jousting - and a great deal more - at Sewerby Hall and Gardens this Easter

    Mon, Mar 26th, 2018

    Sewerby Hall and Gardens are hosting a superb programme of events this Easter weekend.

    The ever-popular Medieval Jousting spectacular returns once again - on Easter Sunday (1 April), the Knights of Nottingham will take over the front field and present a performance of jousting, sword fighting and much more. Displays will be at 1pm and 2.30pm.There is so much more...



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    All Ride open days

    Mon, Mar 26th, 2018

    Two open days will take place in Bridlington during the Easter holidays to encourage people with a disability or mobility issue to come along and access specially-adapted bicycles.

    All Ride is an adapted bike scheme for people over the age of five which has been set up along the North Promenade in Bridlington. The scheme offers people with disabilities or...



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    Active Coast Week Two programme details

    Mon, Mar 26th, 2018

    Active Coast is back with a full programme of activities and events for Easter, 2018!

    The council's Active Coast programme last year provided over 100 organised events and activities, and involved over 14,000 participants in activities designed to Explore, Join In and Enjoy the iconic East Yorkshire coastline.For 2018, two weeks of events and activities are planned over Easter. Here...



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    Beverley secures prominent national tourism title

    Thu, Mar 22nd, 2018

    Beverley has been awarded a top accolade at the British Coach Tourism Awards 2018, at a ceremony at the National Motorcycle Museum at the NEC Birmingham.

    The town secured the coveted title of being the UK's most coach friendly destination –seeing off stiff competition from Bournemouth, Burnham-on-Sea, Devon, Guildford, Otley and Wells.Winning the 'Coach Friendly Destination of the Year' category...



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