Friday 05 November 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is urging residents to have their say about changes to its domestic abuse strategy and how it delivers support to victims and their children.  Councillor Kerri Harold, portfolio holder for public health and tackling inequalities, told Beverley FM: “These consultation processes are vitally important to ensure our residents can have their say on the issues which they care most about.” The proposed changes reflect new duties imposed on councils nationally by the Domestic Abuse Act of 2021. The consultation continues until December 3 and details on how you can have your say can be found on the local news page at

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Staff at an East Riding recycling centre risked serious injury after a live bullet exploded while waste material was being sorted, it has been revealed. Subsequent checks found a second live round had been placed in a container for small domestic appliances. Staff have also reissued a plea for people not to place batteries in their wheelie bins, after a battery started a fire in the back of a bin lorry

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And finally, Bartipi, the popular teepee bar, will be returning to Flemingate’s outdoor area in time for Christmas, the shopping centre has confirmed on its Facebook page. The Christmas-themed teepee was prevented from opening because of lockdown restrictions in 2020, but is now expected to open for business by the end of this month.