Wildlife at an East Riding nature reserve is to be given a boost thanks to a £140,000 grant to restore wetlands in the area. The money will be used to look after a new conservation technique used at the RSPB Blacktoft Sands and the area around Humberhead Levels.
East Riding residents whose working tax credits end in April are advised that they may now be entitled to housing and/or council tax benefit.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is offering benefit and money advice service. They authority says it has helped thousands of residents to claim the benefits to which they are entitled. In 2010/11 residents who had used the service claimed -
Primary Care Trusts in East Riding of Yorkshire and Richmond have failed to meet the Government's targets for providing services for memory-related conditions. A national strategy set up in April 2011 said all PCTs in England must set up memory assessment services. 7% of trusts have so far failed.