The Village Gym, Thorngumbald

Village Gym feature pic

After an invite from one of its members, we look in this article at The Village Gym at Ryehill, Thorngumbald. We were delighted with what we discovered! More than “somewhere to get fit with a friendly atmosphere where everybody feels comfortable” but a place with ambition! read more

UKIP local candidates and policies

UKIP rosette leaflets

UKIP – the United Kingdom Independence Party – held an event in Hedon on Saturday 18th October 2014 to provide an opportunity for the public to meet the party’s local MEP from Hull Mike Hookem. The event was also the occasion chosen to release the names of UKIP’s candidates contesting the East Riding of Yorkshire Council […] read more

MP in Paull to promote Village Hall Defibrillator

Paull defibrillator

AS PART of his HEART campaign and constituency ‘defibrillator hunt’ Graham Stuart MP is coming to Paull to promote the location of the Public Access Defibrillator affixed to the wall of the Village Hall. Mr Stuart expects to be at the Paull Village Hall on Saturday 25th October 2014 at 12:30pm and wishes to invite […] read more

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Bilton Bonfire Night Extravaganza 2014

LAST YEAR the Bonfire at the Bilton Guy Fawkes Night event was described as “massive” and £1,500 pounds worth of fireworks were used during the display! Can Bilton out-do itself at this year’s Extravaganza event!? Gates at the Playing Fields on Main Road, Bilton open at 5.30pm, on Friday 7th November 2014 with entry costing […] read more

East Riding Dance - Hornsea

East Riding Youth Dance is recruiting

EAST RIDING YOUTH DANCE is recruiting dance artists after securing funding from Arts Council England for the next three years. Dance artists are required for four hours per week during term-time for its community youth dance initiative, starting from February 2015. Artists must have dance degree-level qualifications or equivalent experience and practical knowledge of working […] read more

Age UK Insurance Arrangers Michelle Dryden and Jane Lister

Age UK Insurance Arrangers

Age UK East Riding is pleased to announce that its Beverley office is now open for business five days a week, thanks to a boost to staffing. A new insurance arranger Michelle Dryden has recently joined the organisation and will be working on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and insurance arranger Jane Lister will remain working […] read more

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Craft Fayre at Preston

COME EARLY to the CRAFT FAYRE at All Saints Church, Preston in order to pick up that extra special hand crafted gift before the best things sell out! This is the third year the church has organised an Autumn craft fayre, and looks set to become an annual tradition. There will be a variety of stalls […] read more

Harvest Festival 2014, Paull

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St. Andrew Church, Paull is holding a Harvest Festival at 3pm on Sunday 26th October 2014 followed by refreshments and sale of produce.

Donations of flowers, produce, tins, packets etc can be left at the church on Saturday 25th October, 2pm – 4pm.

All proceeds to go to the church… read more

Bilton entrepreneur brings remarkable ‘My Baby Can Dance’ classes to Preston

Parachute Playtime Fun

LETTING TODDLERS play with parachutes does not seem a particularly good idea! But when it’s done as part of a remarkable play and dance session in Preston’s ‘My Baby Can Dance’ class, it’s not only perfectly acceptable, but positively promoted! But parents needn’t worry, there are no areroplanes, sky diving or free-falling involved. Instead parents […] read more

Clocks go back to GMT on Sunday 26th October 2014

clock black face 2am

REMEMBER: The clocks go back by one hour at 2am on Sunday 26th October 2014. The change takes us from British Summer Time in the UK, to Greenwich Mean Time. It will be lighter in the mornings but the evenings will get darker earlier. Did you know… that clocks first went forward for an hour […] read more

Labour warns of Humberside Police cuts and closure of stations

Humberside Police logo Hedon

THE LABOUR PARTY is warning that only three fully functioning police stations might remain in the whole area following cuts to Humberside Police service. The warning comes in a press release issued by the Labour Party this week. The press statement suggests that the Humberside Police restructuring plan published last month could lead to “the loss of over two […] read more

Buses to Withernsea – two extended journeys

Buses from Withernsea

GOOD NEWS for people on the Hull-Withernsea buses: EYMS are extending two more journeys right through to Withernsea, so you will have more choice about which bus to catch. The bus company says that the Service 76 bus that leaves Hull at 3.15pm has been getting very full, so they are extending the journeys either side of it. The buses that […] read more

Loom Banding Lorraine!

Lorraine and her Loom Band Dress

TAKING OVER 100 HOURS to make and consisting of more than 35,000 loom bands, the dress made by Lorraine Ellis of Paull is nothing short of unique!  The loom band dress, sewed together with fishing wire is an extraordinary achievement and a labour of love for Lorraine who took up loom banding as a modern way to […] read more

Hedon Blog Survey on the Humberside Police & Crime Commissioner


IN 2012 the Humberside Police & Crime Commissioner was elected and replaced the Humberside Police Authority with the intention of giving the public an increased voice in policing priorities and giving the public more power to hold police forces to account. As we head towards the 2nd anniversary of that election in November 2014, we hope to discover […] read more

QUIZ NIGHTS at Humber Tavern, Paull

Pub Quiz

HALLOWEEN will be the prompt for a new series of Quiz Nights at The Humber Tavern, Paull. Taking place on the last Thursday of every month at 9pm, the Quiz Nights will launch with a Halloween Special on Thursday 30th October 2014. Compère and quiz master for the evenings will be entertainer Steve Adams. Keep […] read more

“Take up free flu jabs!” residents urged

flu nasal spray

The East Riding is also piloting a national programme offering the vaccination to Year 7 and 8 children through school nurses, in the form of a nasal spray. In addition to protecting healthy children from flu, this pilot scheme aims to reduce the spread of flu and protect younger siblings, grandparents and others who are at increased risk of becoming seriously ill from flu… read more

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