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    Newly-updated cycle maps available for download on smart phones and tablet devices

    Mon, Jun 18th, 2018

    A series of seven cycle maps, which include 41 rides of varying lengths across the East Riding, are now available to download onto smart phones or other compatible devices.

    Designed by the council's transport policy team, the maps can be found on the authority's website.The rides can now also be downloaded using simple step-by-step instructions onto Garmin, MemoryMap or SatMap...



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    Total closure of the A614 in Holme on Spalding Moor this weekend (16 and 17 June)

    Thu, Jun 14th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is reminding motorists that the next phase of the ongoing £600,000 scheme of road improvements on the A614, between Welham Bridge and Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, will mean a total closure of the A614 from 8am on Saturday morning, 16 June, until 9pm on Sunday, 17 June.

    The closure will be from Port Royal through Holme-on-Spalding-Moor to the...



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    Families First Quality Award for East Riding

    Thu, Jun 14th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Families Information Service Hub (FISH) has achieved a national award for the quality of its service in helping families by providing information, support and advice.

    FISH is a free, impartial service which provides a one-stop shop for information on services in the East Riding for children and young people aged up to 19 years, or...



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    Enterprise grant funding available for businesses

    Thu, Jun 14th, 2018

    Small and medium sized enterprises, based in the Humber region and parts of North Yorkshire, are being invited to apply to East Riding of Yorkshire Council for a limited number of grants.

    Through the European Regional Development Fund, the council is able to support eligible businesses looking to invest in growing and developing.The grant is primarily aimed at engineering, manufacturing,...



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    The Big Garden Toddle Sewerby Hall and Gardens

    Tue, Jun 12th, 2018

    Sewerby Hall and Gardens will be hosting The Big Garden Toddle on Monday, 25 June, from 1pm to 2.30pm.

    The event – a little sponsored walk for little people - is to raise money for children's charity Barnardo's , and links to their national Big Toddle campaign. It will be a chance for toddlers and their families to enjoy garden-themed...



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    Let's celebrate life!

    Mon, Jun 11th, 2018

    A unique and free event will take place on Thursday, 14 June from 10am-3pm at Hull City Hall to help people plan for the end of life and stop death being a taboo subject.

    The Celebration of Life event will enable people to discover how they can support individuals at the end of life – as well as their families...



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    Shape up for Summer' 2018 with East Riding Leisure

    Mon, Jun 11th, 2018

    East Riding Leisure are running their 'Shape up for Summer' offer in 2018, with three months' premier membership for just £69 (saving £10 a month). The offer is available until 31 July.

    Premier membership provides full unlimited access to all ten East Riding Leisure Centres and offers superb facilities like Tone Zone gyms, swimming pools, classes, Sports Hall activities –...



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    New exhibition at Sewerby Hall and Gardens : '1918: Duty Done'

    Mon, Jun 11th, 2018

    A new exhibition opens at Sewerby Hall and Gardens on Saturday, 9 June. '1918- Duty Done' is a sequel to the 2014 exhibition, 'Duty Calls' and commemorates the centenary of the signing of the armistice which ended the war. It looks back at what happened in this country and around the world after the end of the First World War,...



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    Supporting Fairtrade in the East Riding

    Fri, Jun 8th, 2018

    The East Riding has renewed its status as a Fairtrade county, helping to improve the lives of farmers and workers in the developing world.

    The Fairtrade status has been renewed until 2020 thanks to the work of the Fairtrade East Riding Network (FERN), an active voluntary group of which East Riding of Yorkshire Council is a member. FERN works across...



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    Author Richard Smyth coming to Bridlington

    Thu, Jun 7th, 2018

    Richard Smyth is a writer, researcher and editor based in Bradford. He is a regular contributor to 'Bird Watching' magazine, and was a finalist in BBC's Mastermind show, answering questions on British birds.

    Richard describes his book 'A Wild Sweet Note' as a book about birdsong, and what it means - not just to the birds, but to readers, too....



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    Council officially launches East Riding Economic Strategy

    Wed, Jun 6th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has officially launched the East Riding Economic Strategy 2018-2022.

    The document has been prepared by the council and will act as a blueprint in guiding economic activity in the East Riding for the next five years, with the aim of promoting growth in all parts of the area.The Government launched a national industrial strategy in...



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    Total closure of the A614 in Holme on Spalding Moor during weekend of 16 - 17 June

    Wed, Jun 6th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is reminding motorists that the next phase of the ongoing £600,000 scheme of road improvements on the A614 between Welham Bridge and Holme on Spalding Moor will mean a total closure of the A614 from 08.00 on Saturday morning, 16 June, until 21.00 on Sunday, 17 June.The closure will be from Port Royal through Holme...



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    Council secures European funding for Gypsey Race Park Phase 2

    Tue, Jun 5th, 2018

    More than £1 million of European funding has been awarded to East Riding of Yorkshire Council to deliver the second phase of the Gypsey Race Park.

    The allocation of £1,491,346 from the European Regional Development Fund will help fund the next stage of a new park that will run alongside the Gypsey Race in Bridlington.Following a public exhibition in February,...



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    Eight Racoon Dog Puppies Born at Sewerby Hall and Gardens Zoo

    Tue, Jun 5th, 2018

    New arrivals at the zoo at Sewerby Hall and Gardens : eight raccoon dog puppies

    Zoo keepers at Sewerby Hall and Gardens are celebrating the recent birth of eight raccoon dog puppies.The new arrivals, which are now six weeks old, have been parented by a female raccoon dog called Oona, which arrived at the zoo last summer, and Bandit, the...



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    Give your support - and your bra - for charity

    Tue, Jun 5th, 2018

    Hull and East Riding Breast Friends is a charity run entirely by volunteers who themselves have been affected by breast cancer.To support this, Millers Day Service in Beverley has organised an event to help the charity by collecting a target of 500 unwanted bras – which will be donated to Hull and East Riding Breast Friends to help people suffering...



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    Madagascar The Musical starring X-Factor Winner Matt Terry

    Tue, Jun 5th, 2018

    Go wild as Matt Terry – Winner of 2016's X-Factor is announced to play Alex The Lion in the brand-new stage adaptation of Madagascar – The Musical coming to Bridlington Spa from Monday 17 to Saturday 22 September.

    Since winning X-Factor, Matt has been non-stop. He's been recording music all over the world including Miami, LA and Scandinavia. After a...



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    One of the best years yet for compost giveaways

    Mon, Jun 4th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's annual compost giveaways enjoyed one of their busiest and best years yet – with 5,000 bags given away free to residents.

    Ten giveaway events were held across the East Riding during May in Beverley, Market Weighton, Elloughton, Preston, Goole, Pocklington, Carnaby, Withernsea, Hornsea and Driffield.There was a large turn-out at each site with residents queuing...



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    Sewerby Evergreens - new at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

    Mon, Jun 4th, 2018

    A new programme of social and educational activity sessions will be held at Sewerby Hall and Gardens on Monday afternoons, from Monday, 4 June, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm, aimed mainly at those aged over 55.

    Sewerby Evergreens will feature four activities on rotation : Museum Mondays; Inside Outside; Crafternoons; and the Sewerby Social. This is what participants can look forward...



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    The Halle Orchestra coming to Bridlington in July

    Fri, Jun 1st, 2018

    Tickets are still available for a rare opportunity to come and join the Hallé orchestra in a concert of dance music from across the world, and experience Bridlington Spa's Royal Hall opened up to reveal stunning views across Bridlington Bay, with everything from ballet to bossa nova in a fun filled family concert!

    'Music of Dance' will be a family...



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    Annual Business Conference Sells Out in Record Time

    Wed, May 30th, 2018

    The Business Day being held at Bridlington Spa on Friday 8 June has sold out in record time. Placing business networking at the heart of a day of discovery and insight for more than 670 business leaders from across the region hearing from speakers Sir Bob Geldof, social entrepreneur Josh Littlejohn MBE, Yorkshire cricketing legend Geoffrey Boycott OBE, and the...



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    Annual Business Conference Sells Out in Record Time

    Wed, May 30th, 2018

    The Business Day being held at Bridlington Spa on Friday 8 June has sold out in record time. Placing business networking at the heart of a day of discovery and insight for more than 670 business leaders from across the region hearing from speakers Sir Bob Geldof, social entrepreneur Josh Littlejohn MBE, Yorkshire cricketing legend Geoffrey Boycott OBE, and the...



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    Yorkshire Cricket Board join Active Coast as partners

    Tue, May 29th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council are delighted to welcome the Yorkshire Cricket Board as a partner for their Active Coast programme.

    The partnership follows the success of the Active Coast 'Have a field days' at Easter, which Yorkshire Cricket Board attended for the first time to promote their new programme "All Stars", aimed at giving children aged five – eight...



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    Theatre company visits East Riding schools to help tackle drug and alcohol misuse

    Tue, May 29th, 2018

    A new theatre production has taken place in East Riding schools to encourage pupils to keep themselves safe and make informed decisions when it comes to drugs and alcohol.

    The Theatre in Health Education Programme presented 'Wired', a series of performances and workshops exploring the issues surrounding drug and alcohol use, peer pressure and risk-taking behaviours.Pupils in years 8 and...



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    Sewerby Squirrels sessions in June

    Tue, May 29th, 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 which are on display at Sewerby Hall. Each session includes a sensory area and quiet corner.The session...



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    Night time road resurfacing work planned for Bridlington town centre next week

    Sat, May 26th, 2018

    Night time work to resurface two busy junctions in Bridlington town centre is due to be carried out next week.

    Junctions at Beck Hill and Bridge Street are to be resurfaced as part of the latest round of improvement works being carried out for East Riding of Yorkshire Council's multi-million-pound Bridlington Integrated Transport Plan Phase 2 (Brid ITP2).The work is...



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    Star cast announced for Fame the Musical

    Fri, May 25th, 2018

    Selladoor Productions announce  that Keith Jack, Mica Paris and Jorgie Porter will star in the stunning new UK Tour of Fame - The Musical, which is performing at Bridlington Spa on Monday 15 to Saturday 20 October for a brand new 30th Anniversary Tour.

    Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film, Fame - The Musical is the international...



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    New display at Skidby Windmill looks at the East Riding's historic hospitals

    Tue, May 22nd, 2018

    A new display by the Skidby Mill volunteer team has just opened. 'Historic hospitals: care in the East Riding before the Health Service' examines the beginnings of organised public health provision in the region in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

    Some of the places covered in the exhibition are Castle Hill hospital, Cottingham; the Lloyd cottage hospital in Bridlington;...



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    Dementia Action Week 21-27 May

    Tue, May 22nd, 2018

    Dementia Action Week, which runs from 21-27 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...



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    Summer Reading Challenge is back for 2018 - and full of mischief!

    Tue, May 22nd, 2018

    There are plenty of pranks and a ton of fun at East Riding Libraries this summer – it's Mischief Makers, the Summer Reading Challenge 2018, in association with the Reading Agency!

    The Summer Reading Challenge will be a chance to read library books over the summer holidays, join in with fun themed weekly activity sessions, collect special stickers and...



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    East Riding schoolchildren take part in second Schools' Yorkshire Tour Baton Relay

    Tue, May 22nd, 2018

    Pupils from nine schools will be taking to their bikes to help relay a baton across the East Riding as part of the second Schools' Yorkshire Tour.

    The Schools' Yorkshire Tour is a large-scale cycling event linking primary, secondary, special schools and clubs across the whole of Yorkshire. It will start in Pickering, North Yorkshire, on Monday June 5 and...



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    Parking enforcement officers to wear body cameras to increase safety

    Mon, May 21st, 2018

    Body cameras are to be worn by civil enforcement officers working in the East Riding for the first time in a move to increase safety and prevent abusive incidents.

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is to supply all members of its civil enforcement team, whose job is to enforce parking regulations across the area, with the body cameras from this...



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    Lissett Wind Farm Community Fund currently open for 2018 applications

    Mon, May 21st, 2018

    Lissett Wind Farm Community Fund currently open for 2018 applications

    Lissett Wind Farm Community Fund is currently open to receive funding applications from community groups and organisations, societies, charities, parish councils, schools and churches for projects that will benefit the communities within the East Wolds and Coastal Ward in the East Riding of Yorkshire.Now in its eighth year, the fund...



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    New floral displays at Sewerby Hall and Gardens are a Celebration of Women over the last 100 Years

    Mon, May 21st, 2018

    To mark 100 years since some women first gained the right to vote in this country, horticultural students have been busy preparing unique floral displays to delight visitors to Sewerby Hall and Gardens over the summer season.

    Students who attend Worklink Sewerby, with the support of staff and volunteers, have been utilising their City and Guilds accredited horticulture skills to...



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    Free dinosaur storytimes for half term at East Riding Libraries

    Mon, May 21st, 2018

    This half-term holiday join us at East Riding Libraries and Customer Services for a fun-filled, dinosaur themed, free storytime session at 14 venues across the East Riding.

    The storytime sessions will focus on the book 'I Love My Dinosaur' by Giles Andreae, illustrated by Emma Dodd.From the author of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance, comes this warm and funny story...



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    Major overnight road improvements on A166 at Garrowby Hill from 21st May

    Mon, May 21st, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council is warning drivers that major overnight road improvements will be starting tonight on the A166 westbound at Garrowby Hill.

    Resurfacing work will start on Monday, 21 May and will see Garrowby Hill closed to all westbound traffic (ie traffic heading towards York) between 19.00 and 06.00 Monday to Friday for five weeks, weather permitting. Eastbound...



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    May half term fun at East Riding Leisure

    Mon, May 21st, 2018

    May half term holidays are back again and East Riding Leisure can entertain the whole family, whatever the weather.

    All the leisure centres have full programmes of events and activities to keep families entertained.East Riding Leisure Beverley : fun filled activities and programmes this half term including pool fun sessions, inflatables, Seas Scooters and more!For more details and opening times,...



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