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Important Message from Humberside Police regarding Safeguarding Against Scams

Click here to read advice from Humberside Police with regards to how you can access support and safeguard yourself against scams during the coronavirus outbreak.

Parish Council Meetings

The meeting due to take place on 16th March 2020 was cancelled due to the current Coronavirus outbreak.

All future meetings are cancelled until otherwise advised.

The Parish Council can still be contacted through our Contact Us page.

Gilberdyke Railway Bridge Replacement


Click here to view a letter from Network Rail providing information regarding the replacement of Gilberdyke railway bridge.

Also here is a copy of the proposed diversion route during the closure.

Network Rail will be holding two information events to enable the local community to come along and find out more about this work.

Monday 24 February, 3:30pm – 6:30pm
The Conference Room, Gilberdyke Memorial Hall, Clementhorpe Rood, Gilberdyke, HU15 2UG

Thursday 27 February, 3:30pm – 5:30pm
The Old School, Main Street, Blacktoft, DN14 7YW


Please see this notification relating to the closure of Sparrowcroft Lane which is scheduled to start on Wednesday 02/01/19 until Tuesday 04/12/18.

Details of the planned diversion route are available here.

Consultation on Definitive Maintenance Plan in the Ouse and Humber Drainage Board District

The Ouse and Humber Drainage Board is the Land Drainage Authority in the Howdenshire area of the East Riding of Yorkshire. Our work benefits a larger catchment area including the Market Weighton and North Cave areas. The Board maintains around 260 miles of watercourse and main river on an annual basis, works that are largely funded by domestic, business and agricultural ratepayers.

The Board has decided to adopt a definitive maintenance plan. This is will inform future maintenance and resource needs. This is the first time a draft definitive plan has been published by the Board and its predecessor authorities.

Click here for further details.

Environment Agency Update – January 2018

The Environment Agency have provided the following update on the Comprehensive Review of the Humber Strategy and on work taking place or planned to help reduce the risk of flooding to people and properties around the Humber Estuary.

January 2018 Humber newsletter

Humber Nature Partnership

A copy of the presentation given by Gordon Kell, Humber Nature Partnership, given at the Parish Council meeting held on 20th November is here.

Review of Internal Drainage Boards

East Riding of Yorkshire Council overview and scrutiny review panel has recently concluded and published its report which is available here – ‘Review of Internal Drainage Boards‘.

Environment Agency Update – August 2017

The Environment Agency have provided the following to give residents a reminder about local flood risk issues and an update on their work in the area.

Blacktoft/Yokefleet update August 2017