Wednesday Indoor Bowls Night at Paull

Paull Bowling Group

WEDNESDAYS are ‘Indoor Bowling Nights’ at Paull Village Hall.

The enthusiastic and friendly indoor bowls group meets every Wednesday from 7.30pm – 9.30pm and Phil Brady one of the organisers says that it’s more than just a great team sport: “It’s a good night out and we have a real good laugh with a real social atmosphere. We play with teams of four people and it’s good gentle exercise.” read more

Food Theme Nights at Humber Tavern

Simon Brown and Lynn Hunter cu

SPECIAL food theme nights are being hosted at the Humber Tavern, Paull on Friday evenings. The series has already included an American Night and a Chip Shop Night. There are two more American Nights on Friday 1st and the 15th August; a Curry Night on the 8th August and a Homemade Pie Night on the […] read more

Hull’s expansionist “take-over bid” lambasted by East Riding Council Leader

Councillor Stephen Parnaby

COUNCILLOR STEPHEN PARNABY, the leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council in an extraordinarily frank press release, has criticised the expansion ambitions of Hull City Council and has also lambasted politicians from that city for what he calls “their clap-trap comparisons” of the two neighbouring authorities. Councillor Parnaby will address a full meeting of East Riding of […] read more

WW1 Commemoration Preston

Commemorative Service for World War One – Preston All Saints Church

All Saints Church Preston will hold a Commemorative World War One Weekend event over Friday to the Monday, 1st – 4th August 2014. On Friday 1st August, a special screening of ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ will be showing at the Preston Community Hall. Doors open at 7.15pm and the film starts at 7.30pm. Admission £4. A  special weekend at the Church […] read more

St Mary's Church Thorngumbald

Singathon Thorngumbald!

A SINGATHON has been organised by St Mary’s Church in Thorngumbald and an appeal has been issued for local people to get themselves sponsored to sing a song at the church during a three hour singing marathon!

Get sponsored, sponsor someone else taking part, and/or sponsor your favourite hymn to be sung! read more

Boundary Referendum Poster

Boundary Referendum information for Voluntary and Community Groups

VOLUNTARY SECTOR groups have been issued information, circulated by the Humber and Wolds Rural Community Council on behalf of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, about the forthcoming Boundary Referendum in September 2014. A Commission of Inquiry contracted by Hull City Council will carry out a study into the effects that Hull’s current boundaries has on […] read more

Jessica Marshall, Lucy Harrison, Isobel Dibnah aka The Bluebells

Litter Picking Bluebells keep Preston Park “safe and clean”

THE BLUBELLS Humberside Police Lifestyle team were out keeping their local play park tidy on Sunday morning. Three members of the team had given up their time on a hot sunny morning to carry out a litter pick at the Addison Road Play Park, and although the Preston park at first had seemed to be quite clean, within the first ten minutes they had gathered up quite a lot of discarded rubbish. read more

Chippy at the Pub in Paull!


IT’S CHIP SHOP NIGHT at the Humber Tavern, Paull on Friday 25th July 2014. The popular Paull pub is serving “Moby Dicks” and “foot long sausages” as part of its special menu for the teatime period 5pm – 8.45pm. That’s large deep fried battered haddock and big hot dogs for those that were wondering or unsure! There’s […] read more

Holderness in the Great War Exhibition at Hedon Museum


EVERY VILLAGE in Holderness is remembered in the new World War One exhibition at Hedon Museum.

From Hedon in the west to Withernsea on the coast, every war memorial has been photographed and beautiful calligraphy records the names of all those who gave their lives in that terrible conflict of 1914 to 1918. read more

Film Nights! The Preston Picture Palace presents…

Community Hall will be transformed once again into the PRESTON PICTURE PALACE

BIG SCREEN movies return to the Preston Picture Palace (aka Preston Community Hall on Main Street, Preston) from September 2014. Read on for news on the programme of shows…. read more

Thorngumbald Silver Salver surprise

Brenda Scott (centre) with Cllr Margaret Wilson (left) and Cllr Denise Hardy

BRENDA SCOTT from Thorngumbald has been recognised for her outstanding services to the people of the area and has been awarded the Silver Salver Award by her local parish council.

Councillor Margaret Wilson, the Chair of the Thorngumbald Parish Council, described Brenda’s contribution to the local community that had earned her the nomination… read more

Flood defences funding boost – Paull to benefit

Humber LEP logo 2

COMMUNITIES and businesses in the South West Holderness, Haltemprice and the River Hull Valley will benefit from improved flood defences following a successful application to the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership for funding by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Flood Risk Strategy Team. The council has secured £2 million for the year 2015/16 and an ‘indicative […] read more

Weekly Craft Markets, Ryehill Village Hall

Ryehill Village Hall June 2013

Weekly Craft Markets will take place from September at the Ryehill Village Hall near Thorngumbald, with the first event scheduled for Saturday 6th September 2014.

Suppliers of all craft materials required. Those who can provide craft courses, demonstrations and advice are also sought.

To request more information… read more

New voter registration system

Register to vote snip

EAST RIDING RESIDENTS are being urged to ensure they are registered to vote under a new electoral registration system. The new system, called Individual Electoral Registration (IER), is being introduced nationally and means that every individual in a household is now responsible for their own voter registration. This is a change from the previous system […] read more

“Shower flea fun!” – Preston Village Show 2014

Professor Jon Marshall's Flea Circus

PRESTON SHOW: On a day when so many other activities in the area got washed-out, Preston Village Showground managed to avoid the torrential rain on Saturday for the Annual Village Show 2014 – this despite showers affecting nearby Hedon and even other parts of Preston! The Show was officially opened by Show Presidents Mike and Marian Rouse read more

Big Butterfly Count 2014

Peacock Butterfly - Hedon bridleway

“Taking the pulse of nature” BUTTERFLIES ARE DISAPPEARING at an alarming rate. Their decline reveals the poor health of our environment. People across the country are being asked to take part in a nationwide survey to help Butterfly Conservation and help assess the health of the local environment. The Big Butterfly Count takes place from […] read more

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