Views sought on Local Transport Plan

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EAST RIDING of Yorkshire Council is asking local residents to give their views on its fourth transport plan that will cover strategic issues for the next 14 years (2015-2029)… read more

Bonfire Night Fireworks Displays 2014

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FIREWORKS and bonfire night activities for 2014 are being held in the following places – Bilton, Hedon, Thorngumbald. Enjoy your Guy Fawkes Night at these traditionally safe and spectacular fireworks displays… read more

Police seek relatives after Hedon death

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POLICE APPEAL: Humberside Police are keen to locate the next of kin of 65-year-old woman who sadly died at an address in Hedon. Ann Culver was found dead in her home on Fletchergate, Hedon on Monday 27th October 2014. Her death is not being treated as suspicious but to date her next of kin have not […] read more



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Fight brewing over pub demolition!

A THREAT to demolish a Thorngumbald Pub, The Royal Mail, to make way for a new Co-op convenience store has caused alarm in the village with the Parish Council planning to hold a public meeting to gauge residents views and a campaign of opposition being suggested. NewRiver Retail is the developer behind the move who […] read more

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Innovation Award for Matthew’s Enterprise Trust, Preston

MATTHEW’S ENTERPRISE TRUST based at Neat Marsh Farm, Preston won an award at the recent Chamber Bridlington & Yorkshire Coast Business Awards 2014 organised by the Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce. The prestigious event held at The Spa, Bridlington on 10th October saw the Preston-based charitable business win the Judge’s Business Innovation Award 2014. The award sponsored by […] read more

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Elstronwick Christmas Fayre

THE ST LAWRENCE Church will benefit from the proceeds of a Christmas Fair to be held at the Community Hall in Elstonwick. The event on Saturday 22nd November 2014 from 10am – 12:00 noon will feature Santa in his Grotto for your child to visit! Adults 50p, Children 20p. Supporting St Lawrence Church, Elsternwick read more

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Flowers for Christmas! A course at Paull Village Hall

MAKE your own floral decorations for Christmas. This Flowers for Christmas & Celebration course takes place at the Paull Village Hall over four Thursdays starting from 20th November 2014 from 9:30am – 11:30am. No previous experience is required for this course, although an interest in flower arranging would be of benefit. During this course, you will […] read more

Charity Christmas Fair, Thorngumbald

Christmas Presents

THORNGUMBALD Community Institute is hosting a Charity Christmas Fair on Saturday 1st November 2014. The event raising funds for St Andrew’s Children’s Hospice and also the Parish Council (towards new village name signs to be erected at the soon-to-be installed flower planters) takes place from 10am – 3pm. Organiser Sophie Russell says that there will be […] read more

Spotlight on Paull Defibrillator

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WHERE is Paull’s public access Defibrillator?… It’s on the wall of the Village Hall! Graham Stuart MP was in Paull on Saturday to highlight the location of the community public access defibrillator that is attached to the wall of the Village Hall. Graham, the MP for Beverley & Holderness, has been campaigning for some time to encourage […] read more

Music with Mummy – Paull and Preston taster sessions

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FREE taster sessions are taking place next week in Paull and Preston so that children aged 1 – 3 years old can try out a ‘Music with Mummy’ session – or with their Daddy or Grandma or someone else important! Organiser Claire Smith says: “We will be learning songs, playing instruments and having festive fun with […] read more

FREE PARKING once again for Christmas?

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FREE PARKING in the run up to Christmas looks set to be approved once again by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council. Since 2009, those preparing for Christmas by shopping in the East Riding have benefited from the council suspending parking charges at its car parks during the three weekends leading up to Christmas. The […] read more

Roos Whist Tournament

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ROOS Memorial Institute hosts a Whist Tournament on Friday 21st November 2014. The tournament starts at 7:30pm (doors open 7pm). Admission £1 each and includes supper. The event is to raise money for the Roos & District Horticultural Society and will include a Raffle. The Society runs a very successful Annual Summer Show and also a […] read more

Royal Mail pub demolition – Thorngumbald Parish Council notice

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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

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

Matthew Grove Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside

“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

Thorngumbald: Pub demolition plan to make way for new supermarket

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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

Paull Village Hall – Purveyor of parties and papers!

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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

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

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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

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