Saturday 28 August 2021

The NHS has warned East Riding residents that there are limited services available this Bank Holiday Monday. For a life-threatening emergency still call 999 and those with an urgent need are asked to dial 111 or visit the website at where they’ll receive advice or directed to a local Urgent Treatment Centre in Beverley, Bridlington or elsewhere. Most GP practices and pharmacies will be closed on Monday, so residents are asked to collect any repeat prescriptions or other medications today. You can find the latest pharmacy bank holiday opening hours across the East Riding of Yorkshire here. Find out more about East Riding UTCs here – The Mental Health Response Service will remain operational over the bank holiday weekend. Individuals in crisis can access their services on 01482 301701.

Residents across East Yorkshire are being encouraged to switch and fix their energy tariff as prices are set to soar this October. East Riding Council’s YORSwitch programme has already saved 36,000 households around £7.6 million in the last 8 years. A series of walk-in registration sessions are being held in September or enquiries can be made by phone. Full details from East Riding of Yorkshire Council here.

It’s the annual Beverley Bullet meeting at the Racecourse today. But don’t panic if you’ve missed out on tickets, the increasingly popular races will be broadcast live by ITV Racing. Or you can roll up tomorrow for a family themed afternoon of circus skills complete with big top, funfair rides and games. More on the Beverley Racecourse website.