Hull man ordered to pay £1,426 after fly-tipping in Ganstead

A man from Hull has been ordered to pay £1,426 after he dumped rubbish at the side of the road in Ganstead. Six full bin bags containing general household waste including food and drink packaging, nappies, a pair of boots and some school work were found on a verge in...

Families First Quality Award for East Riding

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...

Hull man fined £400 for dumping and burning rubbish in Paull

A man from Hull has been fined £400 by East Riding of Yorkshire Council after he dumped rubbish in Paull and then set fire to it. A member of the public spotted a man taking black bin bags of waste from his vehicle and setting them alight on the roadside in Newlands...

Author Richard Smyth coming to Bridlington

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’...

Supporting Fairtrade in the East Riding

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...

Seminar shines a light on rural housing issues

Around 80 people attended a seminar, hosted by East Riding of Yorkshire Council and the East Riding of Yorkshire Rural Partnership, at Bishop Burton College to discuss the challenges of delivering affordable and market housing in rural communities. The event was...

Hull woman ordered to pay £680 after rubbish dumped in Walkington

A woman from Hull has been ordered to pay £680.79 after rubbish belonging to her was found fly-tipped in Walkington. Wrapping paper, cardboard boxes, nappies and other household waste was found dumped at the side of the road in Walkington Heads in January this year....

Give your support – and your bra – for charity

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 –...

GDPR May 2018 Privacy Notice.

GDPR May 2018 Privacy Notice(1) Council Name: Withernsea Town Council Council Address: The Meridian Centre, 201 Queen Street, Withernsea HU19 2HH Email Address: info@withernseatowncouncil.co.uk Telephone numbers: 01964 614984 Privacy Notice When you contact us The...

Free dinosaur storytimes for half term at East Riding Libraries

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,...

Winners announced in the 2018 Chairman’s Awards

People, businesses, building projects and community groups have been honoured at the annual East Riding of Yorkshire Council Chairman’s Awards. The ceremony, which was held at Bridlington Spa on Tuesday, 8 May, celebrated the contributions made by individuals and...

FREE COMPOST. May 2018.

Free compost giveaways for East Riding residents begin next week East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s annual free compost giveaways begin on Saturday 12 May. Around 5,000 bags of compost will be given away free to residents at 10 events across the East Riding. Residents...

East Riding of Yorkshire Council: Primary School admissions 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...

Fancy driving the Land Trains in Bridlington?

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...

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

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...

Residents urged to apply for home security improvement grant

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...

Active Coast Week Two programme details

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...

The Halle Orchestra coming to Bridlington

Bridlington Spa will be hosting a rare opportunity to come and join the Hallé orchestra in a concert of dance music from across the world, featuring everything from ballet to bossa nova! ‘Music of Dance’ will be a family concert on Sunday, 22 July, at 2pm, and the...

New season gets under way at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Sewerby Hall and Gardens re-opens to visitors for the 2018 season on Saturday, 24 March with a fantastic programme of Easter activities. Marie Gascoigne, facility manager at Sewerby Hall and Gardens, said: “The start of a new season is always something to look forward...

Flamborough Head Lighthouse opens for the 2018 season

Flamborough Head Lighthouse will be opening its doors to the public once again at the start of the 2018 season. From Saturday, 24 March, staff members from Sewerby Hall and Gardens will offer visitors informative guided tours of this iconic structure between 12noon...

New names for ERYC gritter lorries are unveiled

Meet Kyle Spreadmund, David Plowie, Maureen Gritman and Nicole Saltslinger … the new names for East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s gritters! Names for all 21 of the council’s gritting lorries – which were working around the clock during the snow and freezing...