Action group to steer opposition to Thorngumbald Co-op and pub demolition

Public Meeting Thorngumbald 26 Feb 15

OPPOSED BY PUBLIC MEETING: The application submitted by agents acting for pub owners NewRiver Retail seeks full planning permission for the demolition of the Royal Mail Public House and subsequent erection of a single storey convenience store read more

Award for Fitmums founder – “social running phenomenon”

Sam Barlow Fitmums

Hedon Fitmums – is part of the social running phenomenon that was originally the brainchild of Sam Barlow,. Sam is now going to be formally recognised by the Department of Health for that achievement… read more

South Yorkshire and Humberside Police forces to form Strategic Partnership

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The Police and Crime Commissioners, from Humberside and South Yorkshire, agreed to enter into a Strategic Partnership to explore further joint opportunities, allowing both forces to share support services with the aim of protecting front line officers and staff, and keeping Community Policing local… read more

Celebrating coastal heritage photo competition #HistoricCoast

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CALLING AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHERS! The Department for Communities and Local Government (in partnership with English Heritage) is looking for photographs of England’s coastal heritage. From historic lighthouses and Victorian piers to colourful beach huts and coastal railways, they want to see the best that our seaside has to offer. To enter simply tweet your images using the […] read more

Green Port Hull artists impression

Meet The Buyer event – Green Port Hull

Please share… GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group JV, the principal contractor chosen to deliver the Green Port Hull project, invites you to attend a Meet The Buyer event. read more

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Sand le Mere Holiday Village hits the Bullseye!

SAND LE MERE Holiday Village in Tunstall has been picked to host the prestigious Yorkshire Darts Classic for the first time. The event, held from Friday 13th March – Monday 16th March 2015 is open to players from across the country. read more

Newton Garth for birds

New habitat for birds at Newton Garth between Hedon and Paull

  A HABITAT for birds (Golden Plover, Lapwing and Curlew) is being created at Newton Garth between Hedon and Paull. The 37 ha (91 acre) site has been fenced off to prevent intrusion to birds by people and dogs. Grassland and meadow will eventually be created, and ground has been lowered to form wetlands. A buffer zone […] read more

The role of a councillor can be difficult; do allowances paid help?

Councillors allowances – What was paid out last year, and are allowances necessary?

It’s a tough job been an East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor! But as the elections loom close we ask if paying councillors £10,818 per year is necessary? If you were standing for election, are expenses paid be an added incentive? read more

Public access defibrillator likely for Thorngumbald


THORNGUMBALD looks likely to get its own life-saving public access defibrillator. Following local MP Graham Stuart’s visit to the village last year on his cycle during his awareness-raising defibrillator hunt, local parish councillors were determined to get their own community public access defibrillator (CPAD). The Parish Council had been scheduled to discuss its fundraising campaign […] read more

New term of Jolly Babies and Music with Mummy Classes

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A NEW TERM of Music with Mummy and Jolly Babies classes starts at Butterflies, Hedon and in Preston Community Hall on Mondays and/or Tuesdays… read more

Public Meeting Thursday 26th February 2015 to discuss Thorngumbald pub demolition plan

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The public meeting to discuss the future of the Royal Mail public house in Thorngumbald and whether it should be replaced by a co-op convenience store takes place 8:00pm Thursday 26th February at the Thorngumbald Village Hall, Main Road, Camerton read more

Is Fracking Safe? – Public Meeting, Skirlaugh Village Hall

Is fracking safe legend

WHAT is fracking? And is it safe? These are two of the questions to be addressed at a public meeting being held at Skirlaugh Village Hall on Thursday 5th March 2015… read more

Race Night at Paull School – Fundraising for new classroom

Horse Racing hobby horses

AFTER their successful welly-walk across the countryside to support their school, village campaigners and the Friends of Paull School (FOPS) are now organising a Race Night in support of the campaign to raise funds for a new classroom. The racing takes place at the school on Friday 6th March 2015 starting at 7pm. There’ll be […] read more

Royal Mail Pub demolition – Validation of Planning Application

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STOP PRESS: The Planning Application seeking the demolition of the Royal Mail Public House on Main Road, Thorngumbald and replacing it with a Co-op convenience store. Has been validated on Friday 13th February 2015 and has gone live on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council Planning Access website today. To find the details (scarce at […] read more

BT Sport to cover European Open Beach angling competition – boost for South Holderness


THE WORLD’S BIGGEST Beach Angling Festival celebrates its 22nd birthday in style by being featured on BT Sport! With less than two weeks to go until the record-breaking European Open Beach Championship (EOBC), the world’s largest three-day beach angling festival, entries are already on track to challenge last year’s record numbers. The event celebrates its […] read more

Self defence… at the WI

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MORE associated with jam-making and needle-work perhaps, the Preston WI will be challenging the stereotypical image of the women’s organisation next week when they have a presentation on Self Defence! Jon Parry a self-defence instructor is the key speaker at the monthly meeting of the Preston WI branch on Tuesday 24th February 2015. Self-defence is but […] read more

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