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Ellerker Village Summer Fayre and Beer Festival

The Ellerker Village Summer Fayre and Beer Festival will take place on Saturday 18th June 2022 – All are welcome!

  • Wold Top Brewery will be providing the beers (other drinks also available)
  • Acoustic performers will be on stage throughout the afternoon
  • The Beat and The Bear are performing in the evening
  • The infamous duck race will take place at 4.30pm!
  • Tombola – all donations gratefully received.
  • Face painting
  • Giant inflatable slide
  • Food Stalls (including last year’s smash hit Zachary’s ice-cream)
  • Multiple stalls selling everything from bobble hats to bread to books and much more in between

All proceeds from the event go to the charity that run the playing fields, keeping them and the equipment in good working order for all to enjoy.
Another way to contribute is to choose us as your easy fundraising or amazon smile charity to donate gift aid to (at no extra cost to yourselves!).

Welton Community Cinema – Future Films

Come and enjoy great films, delicious snacks and good company 

Enjoy the huge screen and Dolby sound in the newly-refurbished Welton Memorial Hall

Saturday June 11: The Kings Speech 7 pm, film 7:30 pm 

King George VI’s sudden ascension to the British throne in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped him overcome his stammer.
Admission only £5

Saturday July 9 – BLACK PANTHER, 7 pm, film 7:30 pm

T’Challa, the new ruler of the modern kingdom of Wakanda, must defend his land from being torn apart by enemies from outside and inside the country. This thrilling film was awarded four Oscars and a BAFTA.

Saturday August 13 – TOY STORY Time TBA

A cowboy toy is profoundly threatened and jealous when a fancy spaceman toy supplants him as top toy in a boy’s room. Toy Story can hold its head high, boasting of two Oscars, two Oscar nominations, and three BAFTAs.

September No film showing

Saturday October 15 – BLINDED BY THE LIGHT 7 pm, film 7:30

Set in 1987, during Thatcher’s austere Britain, this is a joyous, coming-of-age story about a teenager who learns to live life, understand his family and find his own voice through the words and music of Bruce Springsteen. “Blinded” won or was nominated for a dozen awards at film festivals.

Saturday November 19 – 12 YEARS A SLAVE, 7 pm, film 7:30

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. The film won two BAFTAs and a half dozen Oscars, including Best Motion Picture.

Ellerker Parish Council – Vacancy for a Councillor

Ellerker Parish Council has a vacancy for a co-opted Parish Councillor. No specific qualifications are needed and the most important requirements are to have a keen interest in Ellerker and to be prepared to play an active part in the Council’s work. Initial training for all new councillors is available as well as regular ongoing training opportunities. Councillors are required to attend the Bi-monthly Full Council meetings. The term of office for the vacancy will run until the next ordinary election which is in May 2023.

To apply for the post, please send a short E mail (maximum 600 words) to the Clerk to the Council, Alan Barker at   covering:

  • Why you would like to join the Parish Council.
  • The skills, knowledge and experience you would bring.
  • The key parts of the village that need protecting and the areas for improvement.
  • My proficiency with electronic communications.

If you would like to talk through the role of a councillor, please contact the Parish Clerk or speak to Claire Wood (or E Mail )

The closing date for applications is 10th June 2022

Co-option will take place on Thursday 7th July 2022 at 7.30pm in the Full Council Meeting at Ellerker Village Hall, where you will be asked to address council for no more than five minutes to expand on your written submission.

Ellerker Parish Council – Vacancy for a Councillor

There is a vacancy on the above Council caused by the resignation of a Councillor

A bye-election to fill the vacancy will be held if by 5th May 2022, 10 electors for the Parish Council give notice in writing to the Chief Executive of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council at County Hall, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU17 9BA claiming such an election.

If no such notice is given the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

If you would like further information, please contact Claire Wood (Chairman of the Parish Council) – E Mail    or Alan Barker (Clerk to Ellerker Parish Council) – E Mail  

ERYC – Your Life Your Way

A modern and vibrant website has been designed to help keep residents independent in their homes longer and to improve the customer experience when seeking information about adult social care.

Adult social care is changing the way the council offers support and advice and a new operating model is being delivered through Your Life, Your Way, a programme designed to drive the best outcomes for residents and ensure the right support is delivered at the right time.

Your Life, Your Way – Home (yourlifeyourway.uk)

Ellerker Annual Parish and Council Meetings

The Ellerker Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Thursday 5th May 2022 at 6.30pm.
Venue: Ellerker Village Hall

All Local Government Electors registered to vote in the Civil Parish of Ellerker are invited to attend.
BUSINESS TO BE TRANSACTED
1) Acceptance of apologies for absence
2) Chairman’s annual report – Claire Wood
3) Unitary Councils report – ERYC Cllrs
4) Humberside Police Report
5) Reports from the Groups and Clubs of the Parish
– St Anne’s Church
– Ellerker WI
– Neighbourhood Watch
– Village Hall Committee
– Playing Fields Committee
– Rotary
6) Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II to be celebrated in June 2022
7) Ellerker Parish Christmas tree and festive plan 2022
8) Chairman’s Closing Comments

The Annual Parish Council Meeting will start at 7.30pm on the  same day at the same venue.

Ellerker Playing Fields AGM Tuesday 5th April 2022

New committee members are needed for the Ellerker Playing Field Committee.

Please join our AGM on Tuesday 5th April at 7pm in the Village Hall.

To meet the trustee requirements, we need a minimum committee of 5 to oversee the management of the playing fields and fundraise for the upkeep.

Are you interested in looking after our green spaces?  We need at least 4 Ellerker residents to join please as 4 committee members are stepping down. The committee must consist of at least a Chair, Treasurer, Secretary and 2 other trustees. To give an idea of commitment, we usually have around 4 meetings per year (including AGM) and manage adhoc issues by email or what’s app.

Looking forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Ellerker Great British Spring Clean 2022

Residents are warmly invited to join the annual Ellerker Village Litter Pick
Saturday 26th March 2022, 10.00 – 14.00
It can be a rewarding and fun event!

Please let Claire Wood know if you are able to join in on the day:
or 07932 122057

• Volunteers will gather at the Village Hall at 10am
• You will be allocated a team and a zone in which to work
• Litter Picker-ups and bags will be provided along with high visibility jackets for those working along the busier roads
• Please bring your own gloves. It is also advisable to bring a bucket in which to place the many bottles and cans as these can split the bags
• The event is kindly supported by Sewell OnTheGo