Flood defences funding boost – Paull to benefit

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COMMUNITIES and businesses in the South West Holderness, Haltemprice and the River Hull Valley will benefit from improved flood defences following a successful application to the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership for funding by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Flood Risk Strategy Team. The council has secured £2 million for the year 2015/16 and an ‘indicative […] read more

Weekly Craft Markets, Ryehill Village Hall

Ryehill Village Hall June 2013

Weekly Craft Markets will take place from September at the Ryehill Village Hall near Thorngumbald, with the first event scheduled for Saturday 6th September 2014.

Suppliers of all craft materials required. Those who can provide craft courses, demonstrations and advice are also sought.

To request more information… read more

“Shower flea fun!” – Preston Village Show 2014

Professor Jon Marshall's Flea Circus

PRESTON SHOW: On a day when so many other activities in the area got washed-out, Preston Village Showground managed to avoid the torrential rain on Saturday for the Annual Village Show 2014 – this despite showers affecting nearby Hedon and even other parts of Preston! The Show was officially opened by Show Presidents Mike and Marian Rouse read more

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New voter registration system

EAST RIDING RESIDENTS are being urged to ensure they are registered to vote under a new electoral registration system. The new system, called Individual Electoral Registration (IER), is being introduced nationally and means that every individual in a household is now responsible for their own voter registration. This is a change from the previous system […] read more

Peacock Butterfly - Hedon bridleway

Big Butterfly Count 2014

“Taking the pulse of nature” BUTTERFLIES ARE DISAPPEARING at an alarming rate. Their decline reveals the poor health of our environment. People across the country are being asked to take part in a nationwide survey to help Butterfly Conservation and help assess the health of the local environment. The Big Butterfly Count takes place from […] read more

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More funding for county schools

EAST RIDING of Yorkshire Council has welcomed a decision by the Government to increase the amount of funding for its schools. Earlier this year the Government announced a funding increase for some of the worst funded authorities, but the East Riding’s allocation of £500,000 left it at the bottom of the education funding table. The […] read more

Keyingham got talent

Keyingham’s Got Talent Show – and for a good cause!

HAS KEYINGHAM got at talent? It certainly has! And this looks set to be proven on Sunday 31st August 2014 when the village holds its own “Keyingham’s Got Talent Show”. The showcase of talent from ages 5 to adult will take place at Keyingham Village Hall and is expected to feature a variety of acts. The organisers are […] read more

First Siemens Jobs advertised!

Wind Turbines Siemens

SIEMENS is advertising the first two project roles for their windfarm production and installation facilities to be built in Hull and Paull. The global energy giant is recruiting for the positions of Personal Assistant and Quantity Surveyor. read more

Woolly Hat knitters wanted for the Big Knit!

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AGE UK East Riding is appealing for people to get busy with their knitting needles to help raise funds to keep older people warm this winter. There are many crafts groups across Holderness – including specific knitting groups – who might find this project of interest!? The Age UK charity is again teaming up with Innocent […] read more

Thorngumbald Toddler Group needs an Organiser

Thorngumbald Toddler Group volunteer poster

AFTER over 30 years of operation the Thorngumbald Toddler Group is threatening to close down for good unless a new volunteer organiser can be found. The current organiser who has run the sessions for three years has had to give up the role due to increasing work commitments and unless a volunteer steps forward the group, […] read more

Benny and Bunty and other Thorngumbald Gala Winners!

Benny and Bunty

“Benny and Bunty on the Log Flume” was the full title of the Winning Scarecrow created by Sharon Weightman and her children Tommy and Ellie for the 2014 Thorngumbald Scarecrow Trail.

Denise Hardy presented the Winning Scarecrow trophy to the Weightmans on behalf of the Scarecrow and Gala Committee at the Thorngumbald Preschool recently. read more

Gospel and Rock & Roll charity night success

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A “VOICES IN AFRICA” gospel music concert, aided by rock & rollers “JIVE EXPRESS”, provided two very different yet complementary cultural experiences in Preston at the weekend. The open-air event at the Nag’s Head pub had been organised to raise funds for the activities of the Preston Methodist Church… read more

Preston Village Show 2014

Preston Village Show Onions

SANDHILL Country Park will be the location for Preston Village Show on Saturday 19th July 2014 – Showground opens at 12:30pm with formal opening at 1pm. The large field on Lelley Road will be transformed into the showground once again with its activities, displays and exhibitions ranging from animals to vintage machinery, and the usual circus skills, archery, […] read more

Humber Bridge Hopping for Charity!


The HUMBER HOP takes place on Sunday 27th July 2014 – Registration Now Open! YMCA HUMBER’S mammoth space hopping mission, the Humber Hop, will once again see charity fundraisers bounce along the pedestrian footpath of the world famous Humber Bridge to raise funds for YMCA Humber’s Community Games scheme. The scheme has reached out to […] read more

Entertainment at the Tavern, Paull

Humber Tavern Ad

SOUL WHAT is the Soul Band entertaining at the Humber Tavern tonight (Friday 11th July 2014). Saturday evening a female artist by the name of LEEANNA will be at the Paull pub, and of course they will be showing the World Cup Final Germany v Argentina on Sunday evening! And we have heard that the […] read more

Beach Volleyball for girls and women, Bridlington


SPORTIVATE BEACH VOLLEYBALL SESSIONS: Are you a female, aged between 14 – 25? Ever wanted to learn how to play beach volleyball? Now you can through a six-week taster session called Sportivate. The project is designed to teach you all the skills needed to be able to play beach volleyball and now is the perfect […] read more

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