Category Archives: Schools

London Street Bollards – New Red Reflectors

Residents will be delighted to see that ERYC have agreed to my request for reflective strips on the London Street bollards. This will be a good safety measure for their children going to school as vehicles, including school buses, have been … Continue reading

Posted in Footpath, Pocklington, Roads, Schools

Bus Fare Increase For Under 16s

I am shocked to learn that bus fares for school children under 16 on the Pocklington to York route are to increase by 20%. I have been contacted by residents in my Ward who are seeing an increase in bus … Continue reading

Posted in Children, ERYC, Schools

ERYC Issue Yet More Settlement Agreements

Following a Freedom of Information request (FOI) I can confirm that ERYC continue to issue settlement agreements (commonly known as gagging orders). In June 2018 I revealed that over the four-year period between 2013 and 2016 East Riding of Yorkshire Council … Continue reading

Posted in Children, ERYC, Schools

Stamford Bridge School – Road Markings Refresh Requested

As the road markings for Stamford Bridge school have seen better days I have requested ERYC refresh them before the end of the school holidays. To save resources I have suggested that attention is also given to the deteriorating road … Continue reading

Posted in Roads, Schools, Stamford Bridge

Wilberfoss School – Road Markings And Sign

As the red paint on the approaches to Wilberfoss School is in need of maintenance and the sign is requiring straightening I have requested ERYC to carry out the necessary works before the children return to school.

Posted in Children, Roads, Schools, Signs, Wilberfoss

Kilnwick Road School Light: Repairs Required Again

As the Kilnwick Road flashing school light is once again going off at random times, including weekends, I have requested ERYC to undertake the required repairs.

Posted in Pocklington, Schools, Signs

Sutton Upon Derwent: Flashing School Light

The flashing school light in Sutton Upon Derwent is going off at various hours of the day including midnight. I have requested ERYC to undertake the necessary maintenance.

Posted in Schools, Signs, Sutton Upon Derwent

Wilberfoss Flashing School Light: Further Maintenance

Unfortunately the Wilberfoss flashing school light has once again started going off at the wrong times as such I requested ERYC to revisit the issue. ERYC have confirmed that “the street lighting team to check it again whilst they are … Continue reading

Posted in Roads, Schools, Wilberfoss

ERYC Gagging Orders: 63 School Based Staff

I can reveal that over the four-year period between 2013 and 2016 East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) issued a total of 63 Gagging Orders (Settlement Agreements) relating to school based staff. Settlement Agreements Settlement Agreements must not be used in … Continue reading

Posted in Children, ERYC, Schools

ERYC Legal Waste £3,540 On Defamation

East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) have wasted £3,540 on a Pre-Action Protocol for defamation. Yet no local authority can make a defamation case. Please see Derbyshire County Council v The Times Newspaper. The work was undertaken by Lupton Fawcett … Continue reading

Posted in Legal, Schools