Active Coast back again for the Easter holidays

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...

Spring into Fitness in 2018

As thoughts start turning to warmer days, East Riding Leisure is urging residents to ‘spring into fitness’ with a range of special offers which are only available for a limited period. A one-month Premier membership – including the full package of exercise classes,...

Microchip scanning devices can now be found in police stations

Dog owners across the East Riding could be reunited with the dogs quicker as microchip scanning devices can now be found in police stations. East Riding of Yorkshire Council has given Humberside Police four devices which will be available at police stations in...

Goole woman fined £400 for dumping rubbish in alleyway

A Goole woman has been fined £400 for dumping bags of rubbish in a back alley, during a campaign to crack down on fly-tipping in the town. Black bags of household waste were left near a child’s toy car, car parts and a cardboard box full of waste which had been dumped...

Volunteering as an Independent Visitor

The Independent Visitors Scheme, which provides independent advice, support and befriending to children looked after across the East Riding, is offering volunteers a chance to make a real difference to the lives of young people. Volunteers are being sought to become...

Time to Talk Day kick-starts council’s mental health project

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, and to support this, East Riding of Yorkshire Council...

Tackling obesity on the agenda

Steps are being taken to help improve the lives of East Riding residents by focusing on tackling obesity at the upcoming Health and Wellbeing Board meeting at County Hall, Beverley, on Thursday, 1 February at 2pm. East Riding of Yorkshire Council supports residents to...

Show your support for Dignity Action Day 2018

East Riding residents who are receiving care services, and those who are employed in the health and social care sector, are showing their support for Dignity Action Day this week. Dignity Action Day takes place on 1 February giving everyone the chance to uphold and...

East Riding schools celebrate GCSE success

East Riding secondary schools are again celebrating their success in the GCSE league tables announced today by the Department for Education. East Riding schools are ranked eighth in the Yorkshire and Humber region for Progress 8, the main measure by which schools are...

Hedgelaying and birdwatching events in the East Riding this week

  East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s countryside access team has arranged two events this week as part of its 2018 programme. Hedgelaying Conservation at Danes Dyke Local Nature Reserve on Saturday 27 January will be a chance to learn new skills and practice the...

Act FAST to save a life

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s public health team is supporting the annual ‘Act F.A.S.T.’ stroke campaign to empower people to call 999 at any sign of a stroke. Public Health England, working closely with the Stroke Association, will re-launch the national...

Town Little Bus

The Withernsea Town Service (549) is operated by Pearson’s Coaches under contract to ERYC Council. The Council carried out a major review of its supported bus network in 2016, and the results of this were subject to an extensive public consultation. The final...

Tribute to Shane Gilmer by East Riding of Yorkshire Council

East Riding of Yorkshire Council chief executive Caroline Lacey said: “We are all immensely saddened by Shane Gilmer’s tragic death in a shocking attack which also left his partner and our colleague Laura Sugden in hospital. “Shane was an extremely...

Cover the Coast’ with circular walks this year

As part of the Active Coast 2018 programme, a new feature this year will be ‘Cover the Coast ‘ – ten circular walks exploring the full East Yorkshire coast in manageable sections. The walks will include the area’s key coastal villages, towns, beaches, and countryside,...

Improving access to GP services.

Have your say on improving access to GP services We’re giving East Riding residents the chance to have their say on plans to improve access to GP services in the region by making more appointments available outside of normal GP practice opening hours....

Priority Service Register – for vulnerable people.

Are You Registered as a Priority Customer on the Priority Service Register with either Northern Power Grid or Northern Gas Networks? Available to vulnerable customers. Please contact: NORTHERN POWER GRID: 0800 169 2996 OR www.northernpowergrid.com/priority NORTHERN...

Neighbourhood Policing

Neighbourhood Police Officers will be at the following locations to discuss community issues and offer crime prevention advice: 18th January 11am Amy’s Café main Street, Patrington. 22nd February 11am Amy’s Café main Street, Patrington. 18th March 11am Amy’s Café main...

Communites urged to seek out nominations for Chairman’s Awards

People across the East Riding are being urged to recognise the work residents do to make their communities a better place to live by nominating them for a Chairman’s Award. The annual awards, which are held at Bridlington Spa in May, celebrate the work done by...

HULL ROAD/ENGLANDS HILL CEMETERY

WORKS WILL BE COMMENCING ON MONDAY 15th JANUARY 2018 TO EXTEND SOME OF THE FOOTPATHS IN THE CEMETERY. WE EXPECT THE WORK TO TAKE APPROX 2/3 WEEKS. VISITORS ARE ADVISED THAT THE CEMETERY WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR VISITORS – BUT PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THERE WILL BE MACHINERY...

Recycle your Christmas trees and Christmas cards

Residents in the East Riding can easily recycle their real Christmas trees and their Christmas cards at home. Real Christmas trees – with all lights and decorations removed – can be recycled by placing them next to your brown bin on any brown bin collection days in...

Nominations now open for 2018 ERYC Chairman’s Awards

Nominations can now be made for the 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Chairman’s Awards. The annual awards, which are held at Bridlington Spa in May, are presented to individuals, businesses and projects that have helped improve the East Riding over the last...

Give the gift of Lifeline this Christmas

The Christmas and New Year period is typically a time when people spend time with loved ones. But there are some people who, due to poor health or mobility, a lack of family, or a desire to spend time away from the hustle and bustle of family time, need extra support...

Care for yourself and your family this winter

Winter is here and carers who work in the East Riding are being reminded that they can get their flu vaccinations for free, when registered as a carer with their GP Practice. East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s associate director of public health is urging people who...

Student voices heard by overview and scrutiny sub-committee

Students at Withernsea High School had an opportunity to discuss a range of issues with councillors when members of East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s children and young people overview and scrutiny sub-committee visited the school. The councillors led a workshop...

Taxi marshals return to East Riding towns

As revellers start to get into the Christmas spirit, taxi marshals will once again be on the streets of Beverley and Bridlington making sure people get home safely. For the past seven years, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s licensing team have been providing taxi...

Residents urged to think before buying a dog this Christmas

People thinking about buying a dog as a last minute Christmas gift are being urged to buy from a reputable breeder or rescue centre rather than responding to posts on social media or newspaper adverts. Research from The Kennel Club has revealed a high number of...