Wednesday 26 May 2021

East Yorkshire tourism and hospitality businesses, plus those that provide close contact services such as hairdressing, are being reminded that they must keep visitor and staff records to help with Covid-19 test and trace. Customers have to check-in using the NHS App, or fill in a form. The email states that, in the light of new variants of concern, local organisations, including community centres, village halls and libraries, must have adequate systems in place to help break any chains of transmission of coronavirus. Fines of up to £10,000 can be issued to persistent offenders. More details on the Government web site here.

A new music video was launched last night which takes aim at those behind the explosion of county lines drug grooming, targeting vulnerable young people in East Yorkshire. It’s part of the ‘Not in our Community’ campaign launched by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner last year. Beats Bus Founder Steve “Redeye” Arnott, told Beverley FM that we must unite to stop this vermin from ruining our towns and cities. More details on the Not in Our Community campaign here.

Beverley Art Gallery has teamed up with London’s Design Museum to encourage young people into careers in the sector. Organisers told us that the students get to see the reality of working at the gallery while staff get inspired by the students. Full story here.