Friday 25 June 2021

The Environment Agency has announced a big clampdown on anglers with the new 3-month coarse fishing season now underway. Enforcement Officers, supported by the Voluntary Bailiff Service, police and other partners, are checking on licences and to ensure the rules are being followed. The Agency’s Fisheries Manager Graeme Storey told Beverley FM that while most people fish safely and legally, some do break the rules. Full details here.

Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart is joining with local councillors today to thank pupils at Cherry Burton Primary School for helping to keep their community tidy. They’ll participate in an outdoor litter pick of the school grounds to help raise awareness. He described them as the future generation of ‘litter heroes’. The visit marks the end of this year’s Great British Spring Clean which cleared rubbish from more than a million miles of outdoor spaces to make them cleaner and greener. The MP added that such activity is also important for the mental and physical health of our children. 

East Riding Museums has launched a new webpage packed with fun activities inspired by Tim Hopgood’s story, ‘Wow! Said the Owl’. It’s designed especially for under-fives –and includes videos of the story being read, step-by-step tutorials, plus information about the little wooden owl that made it all possible. Lucy Cooke, under 5s learning co-ordinator at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, said: “As well as the other great activities, we are pleased to offer three exciting online music sessions all about nature, birds and colours. These are led by musician Kathy Seabrook and include singing, dancing and musical instruments and they feature some of our East Riding Museums objects and artworks too.” To access these activities, please visit