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    Council urges people to avoid taking Xanax

    Fri, Dec 14th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Public Health team is urging East Riding residents to avoid taking Xanax – a drug which seems to have become more popular over the last year – which may pose a particular risk in the run up to Christmas.

    Xanax is a benzodiazepine, a similar drug to valium, but it is stronger and much faster...



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    Make sure that reading is fun for children with the Winter Mini-Reading Challenge

    Tue, Dec 11th, 2018

    The Winter Mini Reading Challenge is a fun, free activity which encourages children to keep reading through the Christmas holidays. Children can sign up to the mini-challenge online, then need to read and review three books of their choice over the holidays to complete the challenge and download their certificate of completion.

    This year, the challenge, run by The Reading...



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    Christmas Storytimes in East Riding Libraries

    Mon, Dec 10th, 2018

    There will be a chance for pre-school children to get in the mood for a very merry Christmas by joining East Riding Libraries and Customer Services for festive storytime readings of 'Jolly Jingly Christmas' by Clare Lloyd, accompanied by sounds, songs and rhymes.

    Festive fancy dress is always welcome, and all events are FREE to attendThe events will be at:Beverley...



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    'A Coastal Christmas' is coming to Bridlington this weekend

    Mon, Dec 10th, 2018

    A Coastal Christmas' is coming to Bridlington this weekend

    A brand new festive event is coming to Bridlington this weekend: 'A Coastal Christmas' will take place near the new RNLI building near Bridlington Spa on Saturday and Sunday, 15 and 16 December, between 12 noon and 8pm on Saturday and 12 noon to 6pm on Sunday.The weekend will include rides...



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    Health, social care and hospice staff are eligible for free flu vaccination

    Fri, Dec 7th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's public health team is urging health and social care and hospice staff to get the free flu vaccine available now from their general practice surgery or community pharmacy, or their employer for frontline healthcare workers.

    Mike McDermott, associate director of Public Health at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, said: "The more people who are vaccinated,...



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    Tour de Yorkshire 2019 route - double delight for the East Riding

    Fri, Dec 7th, 2018

    The East Riding will see not just one but two days of racing as part of the 2019 edition of the Tour de Yorkshire.

    At a special event this morning at Leeds Civic Hall, race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and the Amaury Sport Organisation confirmed that much of stage one of the men's race on Thursday, 2 May 2019 will...



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    Ben Elton at Bridlington Spa on Saturday 12 October 2019

    Thu, Dec 6th, 2018

    After 15 years Ben Elton announces return to Stand up comedy

    More than 30 years ago, Ben Elton exploded into the national consciousness hosting Channel 4's ground breaking Saturday Live. Now, after a 15 year absence, the Godfather of modern stand-up returns to the medium he did so much to define, including a show at Bridlington Spa on Saturday 12...



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    Footway improvements in Bridlington and Nafferton

    Thu, Dec 6th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced a package of works due to be carried out this month as part of its footway maintenance programme.

    This package of works is the latest stage of a £1 Million per year footway service contract that runs for two years.This scheme is being carried out by PBS Construction (North East) Ltd and includes...



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    Footway improvements in Bridlington and Nafferton

    Thu, Dec 6th, 2018

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced a package of works due to be carried out this month as part of its footway maintenance programme.

    This package of works is the latest stage of a £1 Million per year footway service contract that runs for two years.This scheme is being carried out by PBS Construction (North East) Ltd and includes...



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    35,000 potholes filled this year by East Riding of Yorkshire Council

    Thu, Dec 6th, 2018

    A record 34,998 potholes have been filled on the East Riding's roads so far in 2018.

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council's highways maintenance team has repaired more potholes in the first 10 months of this year than in any other full year on record.It is more than double the amount of potholes repaired four years ago.More potholes have appeared on...



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    December is a busy month at Sewerby Hall & Gardens

    Tue, Dec 4th, 2018

    The darker days of autumn do not mean that Sewerby Hall and Gardens are any less active – there is still plenty going on at the venue.

    Sewerby Hall itself has been stunningly decorated for Christmas and is fragrant with bedecked Christmas trees, festooned with garlands of greenery and twinkling with candles and fairy lights.The house also includes the return...



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    Start 2019 with a Viennese Gala presented by Sinfonia Viva Orchestra at Bridlington Spa

    Tue, Dec 4th, 2018

    For the ultimate feel-good start to 2019, there will be a chance to join Grammy-nominated and RPS award winning orchestra Sinfonia Viva for a Viennese Gala event full of style, glitz and glamour at Bridlington Spa on Sunday, 6 January, 2019, at 2pm.

    Effortless elegance and style make up the programme for this exceptional Viennese extravaganza, featuring a captivating solo...



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    Christmas and New Year recycling guide for residents

    Tue, Dec 4th, 2018

    Christmas and New Year generates more waste than any other time of the year in the East Riding – but the good news is most of it can be recycled.

    The waste and recycling officers at East Riding of Yorkshire Council are issuing some festive advice to help residents fill their blue and brown recycling bins during the holiday period.Christmas...



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    Beverley Festival of Christmas 2018 Sunday 9th December

    Tue, Dec 4th, 2018

    Beverley Festival of Christmas 2018 is a ho-ho-go-go with a park and ride facility

    With days to go before Beverley is a festive glow of Victorian market stalls and street entertainment, visitors to this year's Festival of Christmas will again have the opportunity to travel to the popular event on Sunday, 9 December using public transport.

    East Riding of Yorkshire...



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    Bainton Roadworks Completed

    Tue, Dec 4th, 2018

    Major improvements to the A614 at Bainton have been completed.

    The road, which was in poor condition, has been repaired and resurfaced with a low noise high grip material. Work also took place to replace kerbing and drainage, including drainage improvements north of the village.The work, costing £630,000, was carried out on behalf of the council by CEMEX UK and...



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    Summer Reading Challenge 2018 very popular in the East Riding

    Mon, Dec 3rd, 2018

    The Summer Reading Challenge 2018 in East Riding Libraries, in association with The Reading Agency, proved very popular once again.

    The theme this year was Mischief Makers, and the Challenge was a chance to read library books over the summer holidays, join in with fun themed weekly activity sessions, collect special stickers and explore the map of Beanotown to...



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    East Riding Festival of Words deemed a success

    Mon, Dec 3rd, 2018

    East Riding Festival of Words deemed a success - and will return in 2019

    The first East Riding Festival of Words has proved very popular with those who attended the varied programme of over 40 events, held in seven venues between 18 and 21 October.East Riding of Yorkshire Council has revealed that ticket sales increased this year, in comparison to...



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    Celebrate 90 years of Beverley Reference Library

    Mon, Dec 3rd, 2018

    On Thursday, 6 December, a special evening event from 6pm to 8pm will celebrate 90 years of Beverley Reference Library.Members of the public are invited to celebrate 90 years since the Reference wing was opened. Current and former staff members will be in attendance and there will be a talk on the history of the library.Historical information will be on...



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    Wizarding ways are returning to East Riding Libraries

    Mon, Dec 3rd, 2018

    Harry Potter Book Night is returning to East Riding Libraries in February, 2019, and tickets are on sale now.

    Librarian Jess McCarthy explained: "Hogwarts is the theme of this magical night, and Harry the star of the show.Join us in costume for fun and delight, and show us how much you know.Bring your wand to practice your spells, find spiders,...



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    Christmas Past at Sewerby Hall and Gardens' Cafe Chat

    Mon, Dec 3rd, 2018

    A Chance to experience Christmas Past at Sewerby Hall and Gardens' Cafe Chat

    Café Chats continue at Sewerby Hall and Gardens on Monday, 10 December, when the subject will be 'Christmas Past'.Based in the Clock Tower Cafe, every second Monday of the month until March, Café Chats are an opportunity to join a member of the museum team for an...



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    Sale of land to Bridlington Golf Club agreed

    Mon, Dec 3rd, 2018

    Contracts have been exchanged between East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Bridlington Golf Club for the sale of land at the golf course off Belvedere Road in a move that will help secure the club's long term future in the town.

    Bridlington Golf Club has been in the town for over 100 years and, as well as having many members...



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    Sewerby Squirrels sessions in December

    Wed, Nov 28th, 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, and there are more sessions for the early part of December.All the sessions feature themed activities for Under 5s, based on seasonal events, Edwardian life, and exhibits which are on...



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    Free land trains to Sewerby Hall and Gardens this weekend for the Weekend of Christmas

    Wed, Nov 28th, 2018

    Free land trains to Sewerby Hall and Gardens this weekend for the Weekend of Christmas

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council have made travelling to the Weekend of Christmas at Sewerby Hall and Gardens this weekend (1 and 2 December) even easier ; land trains will run regularly, every 30 minutes, from East Riding Leisure Bridlington to Sewerby Hall and Gardens...



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    Beverley Art Gallery celebrates recent acquisition of a Fred Elwell painting

    Wed, Nov 28th, 2018

    A new free exhibition 'The Elwells – a Partnership in Paint' opens this Saturday (1 December) at Beverley Art Gallery, and features the recent acquisition of the painting 'In the Studio' by Fred Elwell, showing Mary Elwell as an artist, to commemorate 60 years since Fred's death.The new acquisition was purchased thanks to contributions from East Riding of Yorkshire Council,...



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    Christmas 2018 message from the chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council

    Wed, Nov 28th, 2018

    Over the last four years, many events have taken place to remember the bravery of the hundreds of thousands of young men who fought and gave their lives during the First World War in the cause of freedom.

    Today, we continue to praise the sacrifices, courage and professionalism of personnel both at home and overseas and, at this special time...



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    East Riding of Yorkshire Rural Partnership celebrates 20 years of making a difference

    Wed, Nov 28th, 2018

    More than 130 people attended a celebratory event at Bishop Burton College to mark the 20th anniversary of the East Riding of Yorkshire Rural Partnership.

    With more than 60% of the population of the East Riding living in rural communities, the council established a rural partnership in 1998 to ensure that the 'rural voice' was heard by government and that...



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    Four residents fined as part of crackdown on rubbish and fly-tipping in Goole

    Tue, Nov 27th, 2018

    Four residents from Goole have been ordered to pay a joint total of £3,582 for dumping rubbish in the back alleys behind their homes.The prosecutions are the latest brought by East Riding of Yorkshire Council as part of an on-going crackdown on rubbish and fly-tipping in Goole's back lanes.Streetscene enforcement officers are taking action to encourage residents to dispose of...



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    Get Online Week a huge success in the East Riding

    Tue, Nov 27th, 2018

    East Riding Libraries ran a series of promotions to encourage people to 'Try One Thing' for Get Online Week (15-21 October) and the Week has been hailed a huge success.The Week was designed to give residents the chance to make the most of the internet and learn that it can be easy and fun, no matter how confident they are...



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    Fire Festival Flamborough New Years Eve

    Mon, Nov 26th, 2018

    This year the Flamborough Fire Festival is promising to be the most spectacular ever!.. as the Festival organisers plan to burn a Viking Longship at this year's event which will take place at the New Festival Arena in Flamborough on New Year's Eve! The Team have been working hard, all summer, building Flamborough's very first Viking Longship and the...



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    Substance washes up on Bridlington beaches – advice to public

    Fri, Nov 23rd, 2018

    Members of the public are being asked to stay clear of a yellow-white substance which has been washed up on the beaches at Bridlington.

    The waxy substance is thought to have first appeared after high tide yesterday on Bridlington's north and south beaches and has now been seen on the sands between Danes Dyke and Fraisthorpe.East Riding Yorkshire Council is...



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    Warning to dog owners following prosecution of kennels owner for boarding dogs without a licence

    Wed, Nov 21st, 2018

    The owner of a boarding kennels in the East Riding has been prosecuted for boarding dogs on unlicensed premises.

    Keith Chapman, of Little Weighton Kennels, Neat Marsh Road, Preston, was prosecuted by East Riding of Yorkshire Council at Hull Magistrates Court on Friday 16 November.Mr Chapman pleaded guilty to two counts of unlicensed dog boarding at the kennels under the...



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    'Extraordinary Women' in Beverley Guildhall

    Tue, Nov 20th, 2018

    A new exhibition, entitled "Extraordinary Women", opens at the Beverley Guildhall on Wednesday, 21 November.

    The exhibition looks at some of the women of Beverley who have stood out in history for one reason or another, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of women receiving the vote.The Guildhall curator, Fiona Jenkinson, said: "It is actually quite difficult to see women...



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    Celebrating the festive season at Sewerby Hal & Gardens

    Tue, Nov 20th, 2018

    At Sewerby Hall and Gardens, the house has now been decorated in all its festive glory, and will feature the return of the popular exhibition, The Making of Christmas, from Saturday, 1 December, exploring how the Victorians adopted some ancient customs and grafted on some of their own to create what is now our idea of the perfect Christmas.

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    Festival of Words Poetry Competition - a chance to win up to £500

    Fri, Nov 16th, 2018

    Entries are now open for the East Riding Festival of Words Poetry Competition, with a chance for adults to win a top prize of £500.

    This year's theme is 'My Story'. Entrants can choose how they write about this; it could be based on their life story, a pivotal moment or even where they see their future – the options...



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    ArtWaves 2019 dates announced and Return of the Open Exhibition

    Thu, Nov 15th, 2018

    ArtWaves festival is back, taking over Bridlington Spa and beyond for the fifth year with some new dates, Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June 2019. The popular ArtWaves Fringe will begin on Monday 17 June.

    This year is set to exceed all that has come before with vibrant showcase of traditional, digital, contemporary and urban art in a programme ready...



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    The Weekend of Christmas - launching the festive season at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

    Thu, Nov 15th, 2018

    The events team at Sewerby Hall and Gardens are finalising their plans for 'The Weekend of Christmas'.

    Taking place over the first weekend in December, the weekend will include husky sled rides, brand new Rusticus Theatre Arts' Nutcracker Adventures, and traditional carol concerts from Buckrose Concert Band and the New International Chamber Ensemble, all complemented by seasonal face painting and...



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