Wednesday, 29 June 2016


At the last Parish meeting we agreed to put the defibrillator on the side of Stoneleigh. Paul has been in discussion with some people about adopting the phone box to put it in there. We are waiting for a reply from BT to see if they will allow us to adopt the phone box. Paul hopes you don’t mind him doing this as he knows we agreed on Stoneleigh, however Paul feels this is a better option if we can do it. There will be a little bit of expense for fitting. If anybody has a major objection to what Paul is doing please let him know. You can email Paul on

Monday, 27 June 2016

Digital Photography Magazines

Chris Emptage has three year's worth of copies of 'Digital Photography' magazine.  Free to anyone who wants them and Chris is happy to deliver in the village. Just let Chris know he is at Longfield House. Thanks

Broadband Update

Chris has had the reply below from his contact at EYCC / BT.

I've contacted BT to check on progress. Unfortunately they have to do some additional ground works to get light to the cabinet before it can go live.

This has meant a delay in their go live date, now set for the end of July. However, they are working to complete the work as soon as possible.

I've asked them to keep me in the loop on any changes in progress, and I will be in touch as soon as the cabinet is live.

Will let you know when Chris has further news.

Friday, 17 June 2016

Battle of the Somme Vigil - Bielby War Memorial 30th June 2016

The Battle of the Somme began on 1st July 1916.  It is considered the most tragic day in British military history: almost 20,000 soldiers were killed and some 40,000 wounded on that single day.

Nationwide there will be services and vigils of remembrance on 30th June and 1st July.

We shall hold a short memorial gathering, open to all, in Bielby churchyard on Thursday 30th June at 10.00 pm (22.00), just as in 2014 we observed the 100th anniversary of World War I's outbreak.

St Giles's PCC

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Police Bulletins For June 2016

Police Bulletins for June 2016


ERYC information about Council Tax Reductions and Discounts

ERYC information about Council Tax Reductions and Discounts
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is undertaking a promotion of under claimed Council Tax Discounts and Reductions. Please see link.

Pocklington Town Council

News from Pocklington Town Council
For the year 2016/17 our Mayor is Councillor David Sykes and Mayoress Mrs Linda Sykes, and our Deputy Mayor is Councillor Tony Marron and Deputy Mayoress is Mrs Fiona Marron.


The council is once again promoting this scheme for cheaper energy bills. If you wish to register and take part in this current round - then you have until 28 June 2016 to register and then switch. Or you have another chance to take part in the scheme and can register from 12 July 2016 - Sign up for YORSwitch today -

Joint Local Access Forum Meeting 15th June 2016

Joint Local Access Forum. The forum is holding its AGM on 15th June 2016. Agenda and details  by following the link.

If anyone would like to attend this event then please could they email Gabrielle  (

ERYC Bus Service Pre-Consultation Briefing: 20th June 2016

ERYC Bus Service Pre-Consultation Briefing: 20th June 2016 4pm.
A pre-consultation briefing to explain the Council's proposals prior to approval to consult on them being sought.
Over the last six years, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has responded to the challenges faced by shrinking local government funding settlements, by reviewing all services to ensure that they continue to meet the needs of our residents.  This review process has achieved £118 million worth of savings since 2010 but there is still another £60 million to find, although we are a long way towards identifying these additional savings.
In providing any bus service it is vital that either the commercial bus company or the local council in supporting it, ensures that the bus service meets the current up to date strategic transport needs of the communities which it serves.  Any review of bus services therefore has to start by asking local people what their strategic transport needs are.
A Transport Needs Assessment Process, started in September 2015, and led by 72 parish transport champions, generated over 3,300 transport needs assessment forms.  These were then analysed and the key strategic transport needs which they identified, together with the Council's Statutory duties in regards to bus services, reflected into a proposal for a new network of bus services, which, if approved would commence on 1st April 2017. 
The briefing will be held on Monday 20th June 2016 in Room 1, County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley HU17 9BA, at 4pm.  Those attending should arrive at County Hall reception, where they will be met and shown to the meeting room. Tea and Coffee will be available.

If anyone would like to attend this event please could they email Gabrielle  (

Thursday, 2 June 2016

Ring Found

Jo found a ring on the 27th May outside the bottom entrance of the nursing home. The ring is in the style of an engagement ring. If anyone thinks it could be theirs please email Jo