Thursday, 28 April 2011

Welwick Bike Ride

Did you take part in this event, well take a look at the video from Seaside Radio and see if you can spot yourself.
Plus you can see photos of the event here...

Monday, 25 April 2011

Huge Stock Clearance

Was just checking the prices of flat screen monitors and noticed that Amazon is currently running a huge stock clearance across it's site.   Make sure you get your share of these great bargains today.   See all the offers available here.

If you have the time check out the new Pubs & Bars section on the Community site here...

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Fix My Street

Is there a problem in our area that you want fixed (like graffiti, fly tipping, broken paving slabs, or street lighting) .   On the Community website there's a map and you can see the problems that are occurring in South East Holderness.   Click on the map to see what other residents have reported.

Add your voice and East Riding County Council will receive an e-mail about the problem that concerns YOU!


Saturday, 16 April 2011

Does Anybody Care!

Have the candidates forgotten about us in Skeffling because there's a distinct lack of information about why we should vote for them.   So what do you know about the forthcoming local election.   Who are the candidates for the district and parish council.   Plus there will be a referendum on 5th May 2011 that will ask voters whether they want to change how MPs are elected in General Elections.

Instead of just voting for one candidate you'll have to rank candidates in order of preference, and these preferences could be used to decide the outcome in area's where no candidate wins more than 50%.

Want to know more then read this guide about your vote.


Saturday, 9 April 2011

On Yer Bike!

Last year the dynamic duo, Mike Turnbull and Gaz Watts, took on the challenge of the 220 mile Trans Pennine Way.   They conquered the trail on their bikes in a week, and had a great time doing it.   In fact they enjoyed it so much they hadn't been home long before they were talking about setting themselves another challenge for this year.   And here it is...

On 27th May, Mike and Gaz will set off down to Cornwall with their trusty bikes and on the 28th May will begin the journey from Land's End to John O'Groats.   That's 1,000 miles!   They have allowed 3 weeks for the whole trip, but are expecting to do it in slightly less, which means a minimum of 50 miles per day.   Someone will meet them at the end of the ride and bring them home, but until then they will have no back up whatsoever.

Overnight stops will be in their tent, and they'll be catering for themselves on camping stoves.   All their equipment will be carried in panniers on the bikes.   Well, that's the plan.   They'll be doing the ride for charity, and have decided to split the sponsorship money equally between the Stroke Ward of Hull Royal Infirmary and one of the Forces Charities.   If you'd like to sponsor the boys on their epic journey please give Mike a ring on 650330 and give him your pledge.   Sponsorship forms will be available at the Post Office and various other venues nearer the time.

Mike said he's really looking forward to it, and is sure they'll do it in less than the 3 weeks.   "That's if we don't get lost," he said, with a twinkle in his eye.   "Gaz swears he gave me the map, but I can't find it!"

Good luck, to both of them.
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