Royal Mail pub demolition – Thorngumbald Parish Council notice

Royal Mail pub sign

FOLLOWING receiving the news on Wednesday that the Royal Mail pub in Thorngumbald has been earmarked for demolition to be replaced by a supermarket, the Thorngumbald Parish Council has been quick to respond to the outpouring of concern demonstrated by local residents and the wider public and has posted a public notice on the matter. […] read more

Thorngumbald: Pub demolition plan to make way for new supermarket

Royal Mail pub sign

NEWS that The Royal Mail public house in Thorngumbald might be demolished to make way for a new Co-op supermarket, has left local parish councillors shocked and concerned. Councillor Trevor Doyle read out a copy of the notice posted at the pub during the Thorngumbald Parish Council regular monthly meeting last night…. read more



Matthew Grove Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside

“Hedon Police Station will not close… Neighbourhood policing will be strengthened” says Police Commissioner Matthew Grove

“Hedon Police Station will not close,” said Matthew Grove (Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner) at Thorngumbald Parish Council meeting last night, “and neighbourhood policing will be protected and strengthened.” A brief summary of his speech… read more

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Paull Village Hall – Purveyor of parties and papers!

From entertainment, to catering for functions through to providing newspapers for villagers, the Paull Village Hall is moving to plug gaps in village provision… read more

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Halloween: Rachel Mills and ‘Spooky Supper’ to entertain at the Humber Tavern!

RACHEL MILLS will be putting on a very special Halloween Show at The Humber Tavern, Paull on Friday 31st October 2014 from 9:30pm. But it’s not just the Rachel’s singing talents that might want to attract you to the Tavern for Halloween! Earlier that evening the pub restaurant will be serving its Spooky Supper! Boiled brains, wriggly worms […] read more

Sunk Island Church Heritage Centre

Art & Craft Exhibition and Fair – Sunk Island

SUNK ISLAND CHURCH is holding its Art and Craft Exhibition and Craft Fair on Sunday 9th November 2014 from 11am – 3pm. Featuring an Art Exhibition by local residents, a good range of craft stalls, a children’s art competition and a Help for Heroes mini-shop, the event should have something for everyone! Also there will […] read more

The Village Gym, Thorngumbald

Village Gym feature pic

After an invite from one of its members, we look in this article at The Village Gym at Ryehill, Thorngumbald. We were delighted with what we discovered! More than “somewhere to get fit with a friendly atmosphere where everybody feels comfortable” but a place with ambition! read more

UKIP local candidates and policies

UKIP rosette leaflets

UKIP – the United Kingdom Independence Party – held an event in Hedon on Saturday 18th October 2014 to provide an opportunity for the public to meet the party’s local MEP from Hull Mike Hookem. The event was also the occasion chosen to release the names of UKIP’s candidates contesting the East Riding of Yorkshire Council […] read more

MP in Paull to promote Village Hall Defibrillator

Paull defibrillator

AS PART of his HEART campaign and constituency ‘defibrillator hunt’ Graham Stuart MP is coming to Paull to promote the location of the Public Access Defibrillator affixed to the wall of the Village Hall. Mr Stuart expects to be at the Paull Village Hall on Saturday 25th October 2014 at 12:30pm and wishes to invite […] read more

Bilton Bonfire Night Extravaganza 2014

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LAST YEAR the Bonfire at the Bilton Guy Fawkes Night event was described as “massive” and £1,500 pounds worth of fireworks were used during the display! Can Bilton out-do itself at this year’s Extravaganza event!? Gates at the Playing Fields on Main Road, Bilton open at 5.30pm, on Friday 7th November 2014 with entry costing […] read more

Age UK Insurance Arrangers

Age UK Insurance Arrangers Michelle Dryden and Jane Lister

Age UK East Riding is pleased to announce that its Beverley office is now open for business five days a week, thanks to a boost to staffing. A new insurance arranger Michelle Dryden has recently joined the organisation and will be working on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and insurance arranger Jane Lister will remain working […] read more

East Riding Youth Dance is recruiting

East Riding Dance - Hornsea

EAST RIDING YOUTH DANCE is recruiting dance artists after securing funding from Arts Council England for the next three years. Dance artists are required for four hours per week during term-time for its community youth dance initiative, starting from February 2015. Artists must have dance degree-level qualifications or equivalent experience and practical knowledge of working […] read more

Craft Fayre at Preston

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COME EARLY to the CRAFT FAYRE at All Saints Church, Preston in order to pick up that extra special hand crafted gift before the best things sell out! This is the third year the church has organised an Autumn craft fayre, and looks set to become an annual tradition. There will be a variety of stalls […] read more

Harvest Festival 2014, Paull

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St. Andrew Church, Paull is holding a Harvest Festival at 3pm on Sunday 26th October 2014 followed by refreshments and sale of produce.

Donations of flowers, produce, tins, packets etc can be left at the church on Saturday 25th October, 2pm – 4pm.

All proceeds to go to the church… read more

Bilton entrepreneur brings remarkable ‘My Baby Can Dance’ classes to Preston

Parachute Playtime Fun

LETTING TODDLERS play with parachutes does not seem a particularly good idea! But when it’s done as part of a remarkable play and dance session in Preston’s ‘My Baby Can Dance’ class, it’s not only perfectly acceptable, but positively promoted! But parents needn’t worry, there are no areroplanes, sky diving or free-falling involved. Instead parents […] read more

Clocks go back to GMT on Sunday 26th October 2014

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REMEMBER: The clocks go back by one hour at 2am on Sunday 26th October 2014. The change takes us from British Summer Time in the UK, to Greenwich Mean Time. It will be lighter in the mornings but the evenings will get darker earlier. Did you know… that clocks first went forward for an hour […] read more

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