The Grapevine

May issue

  • Celebrations take place for Rosie, believed to be the oldest Humboldt penguin in the world
  • Caroline Lacey answers questions from the recent Chief Executive Roadshow
  • Team time spotlight - looking at the work carried out by the COVID community response team
  • Find out how new performance reviews are replacing the old Employee Development Reviews
I Heard It Through the Grapevine podcast - May/June edition
  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition opens at Sewerby Hall and Gardens
  • Hannah Broadwell looks back at the 15 month community rollout of COVID testing
  • Stephen Curtis talks about a new digital initiative, Access East Riding
  • Our Live Well Work Well feature looks at Men's Mental Health Week
  • More What's On ideas for you
  • Gordon Meredith joins us to talk about his new play
  • Win 2 tickets to Paint the Town Fred at East Riding Theatre

Roadshow News


Virtual roadshows, hosted via Microsoft Teams, are your chance to ask the directors questions and for them to share the council's latest response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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View any roadshow on demand - just hit the 'watch now' button. You may need to select 'open Microsoft Teams' or 'open link' from the browser pop-up to play the video.

Ask a question

You can either ask your question live on camera, or we'll ask the director on your behalf.

Please complete our virtual roadshow form so we can invite you to appear on camera.

You can also ask questions during the event via the live chat (and remain anonymous if you wish).

Submit a live question


The learning point

We're making changes to improve the opportunities for you to learn and develop while at the council:
All your learning and development opportunities in one place on the intranet
Easier online booking through a new dedicated platform
eLearning and virtual training to support you while you work
A new eLearning platform with more interactive learning
Learning and development

Learning opportunities

Discover more about the wide range of learning opportunities and qualifications available to you

Apprenticeship qualifications

These qualifications are for both new and existing staff and are a great way to learn while you work

Access your eLearning

Already booked your course? Get started or resume your eLearning

Explore and book a course

Choose from a variety of courses, including virtual learning, classroom-based learning and eLearning

£1 hot drinks available from The Point

We are now offering £1 hot drinks from the coffee machines at The Point. Cash and card payments are both accepted.

Food purchases from The Point are currently unavailable. However food and drink refreshments can be booked for meetings via our catering requests page.

Recruitment News

Current jobs

Recruiting new staff

Guidance for managers to help you through the recruitment process:

A wide range of recruitment best practice videos
Documents you'll need to attract the right applicants, during the interview and when selecting a candidate
Training and support during the recruitment process

News and announcements

Talk about your wellbeing

Take the opportunity to discuss wellbeing issues with your manager during your performance review and check ins, so that they can support you in the best way possible.

Get involved

We all have a role to play in supporting wellbeing at work. Discover how you can get involved and support others.

Health and wellbeing

Resources, help and guidance to support you to be healthier, happier and fitter.

Rewards and benefits

Learn about the offers, discounts, schemes and work-life benefits available to you for choosing us as your place to work.

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Vision and Values
Vision and Values

The values and behaviours guide how we work with each other, our partners, residents and communities to achieve the vision.

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Elected Members
Elected Members

Elected members information including ward representatives, key meetings, allowances, and training and development opportunities.

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Corporate Style Guide
Corporate Style Guide

This guide makes sure that we all write and design in a clear and cohesive way that reflects the corporate style and maintains the corporate brand.

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Policies and procedures
Policies and procedures

Search for key council policies, covering everything from human resources to health and safety.

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Strategies and Plans
Strategies and Plans

Find key strategic documents including council service plans and strategies, the council business plan and community plan.

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Recruiting Guidance
Recruiting Guidance

Access a range of guidance documents, training materials, forms and templates to help you before, during and after staff recruitment.

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