Craft Market and Fair – Ryehill

Ryehill Village Hall June 2013

THE FIRST ‘Keep it Local Market’ to be organised at the Ryehill Village Hall will take place on Saturday 6th September 2014 The Craft Market and Fair will take place from 9am – 3pm. Sue Beautyman the organiser of the event, said: “This is a brilliant Village Hall Its a free entry event with lots […] read more

The Monuments Men – Preston Picture Palace

Monuments Men cover

“The Monuments Men” starring George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, and Matt Damon is the film that starts the Autumn and Winter season at Preston’s community big-screen cinema. This World War 2 adventure is based on a true story. The film focuses on a platoon tasked with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves.With […] read more



Rotherham Child Sexual Exploitation Inquiry – East Riding Council officer link

A FORMER senior official at Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council during the years when an independent report says approximately 1400 children were sexually exploited from 1997 to 2013 now works at East Riding of Yorkshire Council. Pam Allen, who is head of children and young people’s support and safeguarding services, was director of safeguarding at Rotherham […] read more

Falcon Withernwick

Top Chef to open Falcon at Withernwick

ONE of East Yorkshire’s most successful chefs is aiming to put Holderness on the culinary map after taking over a village pub. Richard Johns who, with his wife Lindsey, ran the award-winning Artisan Restaurant at Hessle for nine years, plans to open the Falcon at Withernwick next month. The couple are currently busy refurbishing the […] read more

Preston Spice Girls sq

Preston Spice Girls

NAG’S HEAD in Preston was supporting the Teenage Cancer Trust at the weekend at a Family Fun Day by re-uniting some very big stars – The Spice Girls! Rather it was the Preston Spice Girls of Sporty Jenny, Baby Charlotte, Scary Jess, Ginger Shelly and Posh Lorraine! But I couldn’t tell – I thought it was the […] read more

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#IceBucketChallenge – Millions raised for charities

YOU can’t go anywhere – on the internet or within your own village or town – without hearing that someone is doing the #IceBucketChallenge and publishing the evidence on video! The crazy act of having an ice-cold bucket of water thrown over your head, or throwing it over your own head, and donating by text […] read more

Take control of stress and anxiety! Hedon Course

Rosedale Community Unit sign

HELP is on hand for people living in Hedon and District who want help to take control of their stress and anxiety. Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure and many day-to-day demands can cause stress, particularly work, relationships and money problems. A free six-week Stress Control course starts at […] read more

Commissioner launches Victims’ Services Fund

Matthew Grove in Hedon April 2013

POLICE and Crime Commissioner Matthew Grove has announced the launch of a fund of up to £400,000 to provide practical and emotional support services for victims of crime. The funding, provided by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), is available for grants to voluntary and community groups, partners in community safety and criminal justice, and private businesses […] read more

South Holderness – Rugby League School Champions!

South Holderness Rugby League Team-001

Leeds Rhinos might have been the centre of Rugby League attention last weekend after beating Castleford Tigers in the Challenge Cup Final – but locally it was the success of SOUTH HOLDERNESS TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE YEAR 9′s Rugby League Team that was being celebrated after their victory against a Warrington side in the Champion Schools Final… read more

Labour Candidate for General Election: “Beverley & Holderness not a safe Tory seat anymore!”

Margaret Pinder Twitter

LABOUR has selected a Beverley councillor, Margaret Pinder, to stand as its parliamentary candidate for Beverley and Holderness for the next General Election to be held on Thursday 7th May 2015. In a statement announcing Margaret Pinder’s selection, Beverley and Holderness Constituency Labour Party, said: One of only a handful of women ever to serve […] read more

Creature Features top the Paull Scarecrow public vote!

Second - Creature from depths of Humber - David cu

NESSIE-type Scarecrow comes SECOND in Paull Scarecrow Festival… So which one came first? Congratulations to all those in the village and at the Paull Village Hall who put so much hard work into maintaining the Scarecrow Festival as a key event in the Holderness annual calendar! read more

Preston Banner tour begins…

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THE PRESTON “Hands Off!” banner tour began on Sunday (24th August 14) with two appearances including one over the border in neighbouring Hedon.

Regulars taking part in the Family Fun Day at the Nag’s Head took time out from their seriously fun tasks to stand in solidarity with the “Hands Off the East Riding” banner. It was the same story a bit later on at The Station in Hedon at the Charity Fun Day there. read more

General Election 2015 – UKIP candidate announced for Beverley & Holderness

Gary Shores UKIP PPC candidate 2015

GARY SHORES has been selected as UKIP’s (United Kingdom Independence Party) Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Beverley and Holderness Constituency for the next General Election which will take place on Thursday 7th May 2015. In a press release announcing his candidacy Mr Shores, the candidate who aims to unseat existing Conservative Member of Parliament Graham Stuart, […] read more

East Riding Council – Community engagement via social media

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EAST RIDING of Yorkshire Council is to harness the power of social media to engage with local communities. The council says it will continue to expand its use of social media as an additional channel to engage with residents and as a way of supporting the services it delivers. As part of the council’s business […] read more

FREE Health Checks rolled out across the East riding

Church View Surgery, Hedon is included in those that can offer free NHS Health Checks for residents in the East Riding

FREE NHS health checks offered to people aged between 40 and 74 years are now available across the whole of the East Riding. The five-yearly checks are available from providers across the region, including some GP practices, pharmacies, East Riding of Yorkshire Council leisure centres and by the health trainers. The checks will assess a […] read more

Film Nights @ Preston Picture Palace 2014

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

During Autumn your Preston Community Hall becomes the monthly PRESTON PICTURE PALACE… THE PICTURE PALACE Preston Film Nights are back!

The programme has been published up until Christmas:

26th September “The Monuments Men”
24th October “Gravity”
28th November “Philomena”
19th December “ The Book Thief”… read more

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