Category: East Yorkshire UK

National Day of Reflection

Today, 23 March 2021, is the 1st anniversary of the first UK lockdown. A National Day of Reflection is being held to reflect on our collective loss, support those who’ve been bereaved and hope for a brighter future.

There will be a national minute of silence at 12 noon. At 8 pm people are encouraged to shine a light in your window to remember someone who’s died and show your support to people going through a bereavement.

Temporary changes to East Yorkshire bus services

From Monday 23 March, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, bus company East Yorkshire will be temporarily changing their timetables. Most services will run to a Sunday timetable, but with extra early morning journeys to allow workers to travel.  Routes which don’t normally have Sunday buses will also have a special timetable.

Declare ‘Yorkshire Day’ 2018

Yorkshire Day, 1st of August, is the day when the Declarations of Integrity should be read in each of the three Ridings. Traditionally the Declaration should be read in five different dialects including modern English and old Norse, whilst facing towards the county’s ancient capital of York (that’s towards the North West for us in Hedon).