• Councillor Handley Councillor Anne Handley elected new leader of East Riding of Yorkshire CouncilCouncillor Anne Handley has been elected as the new leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council following the annual general meeting held on Thursday, 18 May. Councillor Handley, who represents Goole North, becomes just the fourth leader in the 27-year history of the council and replaces Councillor Jonathan Owen.
  • Jo Newby with commemorative statue as UK KIND hero Fostering information sessions happening across the East Riding as part of Foster Care FortnightEast Riding of Yorkshire Council is asking people to consider if they could foster a child, this Foster Care Fortnight. Foster Care Fortnight is The Fostering Network's annual campaign to raise awareness of the transformational power of foster care and to celebrate the fostering community. Councillor Victoria Aitken, portfolio holder for children, families and education said: "In the East Riding, like all areas, we are in need of more foster carers to provide loving homes for vulnerable children and y
  • Carl Adams, care worker Choose Care, Change LivesEast Riding of Yorkshire Council is highlighting what it's like to work as a carer in the adult social care sector, to encourage more people to consider caring as a career. The Choose Care, Change Lives campaign aims to inspire people in the East Riding to consider working in the care sector, through hearing from those who do the role.

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