YORSwitch – now delivering cheaper energy offers for residents says council

YORSwitch leaflet produced last year

FOLLOWING a lack-lustre start last year, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council supported YORSwitch energy switchover scheme is now delivering and providing better offers for residents. Residents who were left disappointed after taking part in the first round of the scheme in 2013 are now being encouraged to give the scheme another go. YORSwitch works […] read more

Boundary Referendum result – It’s a NO, NO

The results of the Boundary Referendum are as follows:

Q1. Yes 1,887 No 51,312.
Q2. Yes 2,167 No 50,981.

Total turnout was 75.27% read more

New ArtWaves Festival in Bridlington

ArtWaves launched on Bridlington Beach

CELEBRATION: The life and colour of coastal East Yorkshire is to be celebrated when the region’s inaugural ArtWaves Festival gets underway this weekend. Whether you are a budding artist, hold an interest in the art world, or are simply looking for a fun filled way to spend a weekend then why not go along to […] read more

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Flower Arranging Demonstration, Preston WI

THE PROFESSIONAL SKILLS and experience of Maria Hardy from Sandhill’s Garden Centre, Preston will be demonstrated at the next meeting of the Preston Women’s Institute. The demonstration at the WI meeting on Tuesday 30th September 2014 will work with flowers donated from Sandhill’s and will result in a fascinating display of floral arrangements. Sandhill’s has […] read more

Church Hall - Community Hall - Now a 'Picture Palace!

“Gravity” – Space thriller comes to Preston!

PRESTON Picture Palace presents… Friday 24th October 2014 “Gravity” (12A) A heart pounding thriller that pulls you into the infinite and unforgiving realm of deep space. Starring Sandra Bulloch and George Clooney Do not miss this OSCAR and BAFTA award winning film Door open 6.45 film at 7.15 Admission £4-00. read more

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

Special Preston Parish Council Meeting to address urgent local concerns

PRESTON Parish Council will be holding an urgent meeting on Monday 29th September 2014 to formulate its response to the ‘East Riding Local Plan’ which is currently under examination and has caused consternation amongst councillors. Each document within the plan is potentially subject to an ‘Examination in Public’. An independent planning inspector, Simon Berkeley, has been appointed […] read more


Saturday 4th October – Last Paull Car Boot Sale of 2014

PAULL CAR BOOT SALE takes place on Saturday 4th October 2014 The LAST SALE OF THE SEASON is open to the public from 9.00am until 1.00pm and you can park on the Sportsfield for just 50p. Put postcode HU12 8AX into your Sat Nav. All the proceeds from the stall-holders pitches, and parking ‘fee’, are shared […] read more

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‘Strictly’ Comes to Keyingham and Thorngumbald!

IT’S TIME to put on your dancing shoes, even if you can’t dance! Because Thorngumbald and Keyingham are about to go ‘Strictly’ mad! And it’s not just because the programme is back on TV… “If you want to get fit, fast, lose those unwanted pounds and have more fun than you can believe doing it, here’s […] read more

MP’s ‘defibrillator hunting’ bike ride

Graham Stuart Bike ride sq

GRAHAM STUART MP has completed his two day bike ride across his Beverley and Holderness constituency – nicknamed his ‘defibrillator hunt’  its purpose was to raise awareness of the location and/or need for public access defibrillators. The two day cycle ride took in many places across the Holderness area including Burton Pidsea where the MP […] read more

Seasonal round up of the local Cricket – Malc Ripley

Close up Malc Ripley umpire cricket photo

A SEASONAL round up of the local Cricket scene by our intrepid correspondent and umpire – Malc Ripley With the inaugural season of all existing local cricket being played under the umbrella of the York & District Senior League or its Eastern Conference in 2014 being history now, the new set up replacing the defunct East […] read more

2nd Annual Beer Fest in Burstwick

Burstwick Beer Festival Poster

THE BURSTWICK 2nd Annual Beer Festival will be taking place in the village. The festival runs from 6pm – 11pm on Friday 26th September 2014 and 11am – 11pm on Saturday 27th September. There will be a selection of local real ales on sale. Food will be available to buy and a Quiz is being held […] read more

Sludge power energy increase at Yorkshire Water

Yorkshiew Water Waste Water Treatment Works

A £56 MILLION investment has helped to increase the renewable energy being generated by Yorkshire Water by nearly 80%. The substantial improvement is helping the company to generate an expected 75 gigawatt hours this year, which the company says is enough energy to make over three billion cups of tea. This figure is expected to […] read more

Simple Minds European Concert Tour takes in Bridlington

Simple Minds

SIMPLE MINDS will be releasing BIG MUSIC, their first album of new material in five years on November 3rd 2014 and will also be embarking on a major multiple date International and UK tour in 2015 including The Spa Bridlington on Saturday 4th April 2015. Tickets go on sale Friday morning 26th September 2014. Call […] read more

A Night at the Musicals! Preston extravaganza!

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A MUSICAL extravaganza! A night of songs from the musicals takes place at All Saints Church, Preston on Friday 10th October 2014.

The popular Dagger Lane Singers will perform songs from Les Misérables, Barnum, Shrek amongst many others. “With special solo performances and humorous readings you are in for a treat!” says Christine Busfield from the church… read more

Stars in Their Eyes hit TV show returns! Are you a Holderness Bublé or an East Riding Madonna?

Stars in Their Eyes logo

IT’S BACK!… Are you a secret Michael Bublé impersonator? are you constantly told you sound just like Rihanna? could you be Tina Turner’s voice double? If so Stars in their Eyes wants to hear from you! Yes, the hit series that started in the 1990s is back on ITV! Comedian Harry Hill will be the celebrity […] read more

Thorngumbald: Coffee and Cake Morning for Macmillan

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Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September 2014 is a great excuse to get together with your favourite people for coffee and cake and raise some money for a good cause… read more

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