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

Charity Family Fun Day, Nag’s Head, Preston

Nag's Head

THE NAG’S HEAD on Sproatley Road, Preston is holding a Family Fun Day on Sunday 24th August 2014 with proceeds going towards the Teenage Cancer Trust. The fun which includes a bouncy castle, table-top sale and cake stalls begins at 2pm… read more

Paull Scarecrow Festival and Craft Fair 2014

Paull Scarecrow Festival 2014 banner

SCARECROWS are returning to Paull again on Bank Holiday Monday 25th August 2014 for the 5th Scarecrow Festival. But it’s not just Scarecrows – a Craft Fair will be taking place in the Village Hall with the usual trimmings of side stalls, raffles, tombola, refreshments and activities for the kids including face-painting. read more

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

Film Nights @ Preston Picture Palace 2014

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

Humber Tavern Ad

Homemade Pies Night in Paull

It’s HOMEMADE PIES NIGHT tonight (Fri 22nd August 2014) at the Humber Tavern! Various homemade pies will be on offer, served with chips, new potatoes, or mash with mushy peas etc, as well as our regular menu. On SATURDAY 23rd AUGUST we are hosting a wedding reception all day/night for NICK and LYNNE two of […] read more


“Report any suspicious activity straight away!” urge Holderness police

“Could I ask that residents RING 101 to report any thing suspicious ‘at the time’ to assist us in catching criminals. The police would rather turn up and interview a suspicious character and it turn out to be a false alarm – than miss stopping a crime in progress.” read more

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Hands Off Preston – portable Banner Campaign

BANNERS promoting a NO VOTE in the East Riding Boundary Referendum have gone up in Preston village.

Parish Councillor Moira Gittins was around the village yesterday placing the banners in prominent locations ensuring that local motorists and residents had an opportunity to see the distinctive vinyl promotional banners…. read more

Open Days – new ‘state of the art’ Nursing Home in Hedon

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MAGDALEN PARK, the new ‘state of the art’ Nursing Home on Magdalen Lane, Hedon is opening with two special Open Days on Saturday 30th August and Sunday 31st August 2014 between 10am and 4pm. The new care home has been built at a cost of £4.15m with up to 100 new jobs having been created. It boasts modern facilities including a sensory ‘street scene’ with a shop, hair salon and a pub… read more

“It’s a NO NO” say ‘Hands Off!’ campaigners

Hands Off posters

“It’s a NO NO!” was the battle cry at the launch of the “Hands Off the East Riding” campaign last night (Monday 18th August 2014) at Hessle Town Hall. The slogan refers to the two questions being asked in the East Riding Council’s Boundary Referendum next month and urges affected residents to vote decisively against […] read more

Hands Off Campaign Launch

John Dennis and Hands Off banner

TODAY (Monday 18th August 2014) sees the official launch of the ‘Hands-Off the East Riding’ Campaign, led by Hedon’s 668th Mayor, Councillor John Dennis, with the backing of dozens of concerned residents of the communities potentially threatened by Hull’s boundary expansion plans. read more

Sunk Fest 2014!

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SUNK FEST is an annual music festival held in the hamlet of Sunk Island since 2007. Held in a ‘back garden’ (holding 300 plus) it seems to have grown over the years with posters promoting the event appearing across the area. This year Sunk Fest takes place over two days and nights Friday 29th August and […] read more

Big Bus Day, Hull 2014

Bedford Bus Hull Interchange

HULL’S Streetlife Museum on High Street will host the BIG BUS DAY on Saturday 30th August 2014 from 10.00am – 4.00pm. On this day of bus-related fun organised by East Yorkshire Motor Services, there will be displays of modern and vintage buses to look around, bus memorabilia, photographs, models and DVDs to buy, children’s games and activities […] read more

New Cycle Map for South Holderness

Graham Stuart MP

EAST RIDING of Yorkshire Council has developed a free South Holderness cycle map which includes six fantastic cycle routes all starting from the area. The map is a great way to explore the beautiful local landscape on two wheels, particularly if you’ve been inspired by the Tour de France or the British cycling success at […] read more

Remembering World War One – Easington

Remembering WW1 Easington

AN EXHIBITION and Commemorative Event to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War is taking place at All Saints Church, Easington on the weekend of 30th and 31st August 2014. Refreshments available. The exhibition, with special floral tributes, will take place from 11am – 4pm each day. At 4pm on Sunday […] read more

Sunday Services at Paull Church – August 2014

St Andrew Church Services

SUNDAY SERVICES at ST ANDREW CHURCH, PAULL August 2014 Sunday 10th August 6:30pm Holy Communion  Rev Allan Bagshawe Sunday 17th August 11am Morning Prayer  TheCongregation Sunday 24th August 6:30pm Benefice Service  Rev Susan Walker EVERYONE WELCOME read more

ArtWaves – Open Art Exhibition entries sought

ArtWaves launched on Bridlington Beach

An OPEN ART EXHIBITION has been launched at The Spa, Bridlington as part of the ArtWaves Festival, taking place on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October 2014. The theme for the exhibition is ‘The Life and Colours of Coastal East Yorkshire’ and artists of all ages and abilities are invited to submit their artwork for consideration. […] read more

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