Flower Arranging Demonstration, Preston WI

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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

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

New Saturday Breakfast Service at the Humber Tavern, Paull

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THE HUMBER TAVERN in Paull has published it’s long weekend of entertainment which includes a new Saturday breakfast service. FRIDAY 19th SEPTEMBER 2014 from 5pm – 8.45pm AMERICAN FOOD MENU 9.30pm-late “SOUL WHAT” Brilliant Band singing songs from Wilson Pickett, Amy Winehouse, The Commitments and much more! SATURDAY 20th SEPTEMBER 9am – 11.30am *NEW* to […] read more

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Saturday Crafts Market at Ryehill

A weekly Crafts Market takes place every Saturday at the Ryehill Village Hall, 9am – 3pm.

The Market aims to appeal to those entrepreneurial crafts people who are seeking supplies and services for their own businesses. Founder Sue Beautyman from Thorngumbald thinks that the Crafts Market will grow to became the place where crafts people can find the materials that they need, meet existing suppliers and perhaps set up new sources of supplies as crafters work together to bulk-buy materials. read more

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Get the most out of being connected – Free Workshops for Business

FREE WORKSHOPS for businesses – ‘Get the most out of your Broadband Connection’ – Book your place today: The Broadband East Riding Business Support Programme is encouraging local business growth by helping businesses to learn about, and exploit, the opportunities that digital technologies and high-speed broadband can offer. The programme provides a range of workshops […] read more

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

Young at Heart Coffee Mornings, Preston

COFFEE MORNINGS for the ‘Young at Heart': Are you interested in meeting new people? A ‘Young at Heart’ coffee morning at Preston Community Hall is working in partnership with East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Sport, Play and Arts Service to offer a variety of new activities to try. The sessions will be held on on Thursday […] read more

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Community Workshops to help determine how European Funding will be spent

COMMUNITIES across the Humber are to be asked for their thoughts, ideas and suggestions in a series of community workshops about how grant money from the European Union can be spent on creating jobs, give people skills, develop businesses and generally improve the local environment. Some of the funds may be available to communities to […] read more

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Argument between councils continue as Boundary Referendum votes are cast

ERYC:“Hull did not consult with us about their plans which amount to a land-grab, a hostile take-over bid, and we are giving residents in the areas most likely to be affected the chance to have their say on the matter.” In media interviews HULL COUNCIL leaders have consistently claimed that the East Riding Council had been invited to participate in the Commission of Inquiry. They say that it was was the East Riding Council’s decision not to get involved. read more

MP’s cycle ride to raise awareness of life-saving defibrillators


GRAHAM STUART MP for Beverley and Holderness, is taking to the road on a bike ride around the constituency to promote the installation of Public Access Defibrillators across the area. The MP will be cycling for two days, beginning in Beverley and heading to North Holderness and then to villages across Mid Holderness and finally […] read more

Bloggers’ Cafe and ‘Writing for the Web’

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KATHERINE DUNN-MINES, content editor and reporter for www.yorkshirecoastgigs.co.uk, will be sharing her tips on ‘Writing for the Web’ and running a Bloggers’ Café at the Treasure House, Beverley on Sunday, 5th October 2014. Dorcas Taylor, Director of the Festival, and director of Wordquake, East Riding Libraries’ enhanced literature development project, said: “The idea behind the Writing […] read more

Councillor vacancy – Keyingham

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A VACANCY has arisen for a new parish councillor on Keyingham Parish Council. A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held if 10 electors of the parish write to the chief executive of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council at County Hall, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 9BA by Monday, 29th September 2014 claiming an […] read more

Amateur Photography Contest opens in October

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GET SNAPPING! It’s photo competition time! On Friday, 3rd October 2014, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council, on behalf of the East Riding Cultural Partnership, will launch the second Capturing the East Riding Amateur Photography Competition. This time around, the theme of the competition will be @Work, Rest and Play – Capturing Life in the […] read more

New Youth Forums – Hedon, Hornsea and Withernsea

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YOUNG PEOPLE across the East Riding are being invited to help shape their communities by joining new youth forums in Hedon, Hornsea and Withernsea in Holderness. The youth forums will give young people a say on issues affecting them, providing a platform to shape future services to meet their needs and commission new services. They will be made up of young people aged between 11 and 24…. read more

Stoptober – Swap fags for gags!

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THE 28-DAY stop smoking challenge – Stoptober – which starts on 1st October 2014 is being supported by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s public health team who are encouraging as many people as possible to sign up! Last year 1,130 people in the East Riding took part in the challenge and the team is hoping even more […] read more

Fallout over Police restructuring plans… and will local police stations close?

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A DRAMATIC debate and apparent fallout has ensued over the re-structure of Humberside Police due to be implemented in April 2015. Senior public officials have been accused of a failure to cooperate and provide detailed information to an East Riding Council scrutiny committee. The East Riding of Yorkshire Council ‘Safer and Stronger Communities Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Committee’ […] read more

Puddings and “GrandadZone” in Thorngumbald

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ALL THE PUDDINGS you can eat are promised at a fundraising event for St Mary’s Church, Thorngumbald.  The “Fabulous Pudding Night” is organised at the Community Institute in Thorngumbald on Friday 19th September 2014 and costs £6 per person. Starting at 7:30pm, a bowl of soup, a glass of wine (included in the ticket price […] read more

New ‘My Baby Can Dance’ lessons – Preston

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Mondays 9:45am – 10.30am at Preston Community Hall. £20 for 5 sessions. STARTING MONDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER 2014 My Baby Can Dance is an introduction to dance class with early years education for children aged from 12 months old to three year olds. “…giving very young children the chance to enjoy dancing, singing and movement to […] read more

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