September 17, 2021

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Yorkshire Wolds Community Choir has an issue. A mouse ate their piano during lockdown! Luckily, they now have a new piano, but they do require choir members. They rehearse on Monday evenings in Hutton Cranswick and Tuesday evenings in Leconfield, and have so far raised over £17,000 for charity! There's no audition, and they only charge £2 a week for the weeks you can attend.

1.4 million workers over 50 are now saving less for their retirement compared to pre-pandemic times, creating a £5.2 million "pension hole". We find out more from Emma Bryon at Legal and General, who have put together a number of calculators to work out how much you might have in retirement based on your level of saving, plus a new podcast series to try & make the subject of pensions more accessible & fun. Have a listen to find out more.

Great Yorkshire Radio speaks to Councillor Jane Evison, Board Member of the Goole Town Deal and portfolio holder for economic development and tourism at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, for an update on the ten projects planned for the town centre. This deal is worth a huge £25 million, and will potentially transform the look of the town.

Great Yorkshire Radio finds out about the work of homeless charity Emmaus Bradford, as we chat to Fran Graham about their celebration on Saturday 25th September of their new store in the city centre. We also chat about their creative upcycling competition, with vouchers to be won, as they continue on their mission to save thousands of items from landfill! Have a listen to find out more.

Great Yorkshire Radio speaks to sculptor Ian Kirkpatrick to find out more about the inspiration behind Beverlac, which is a giant sculpture made from digitally printed cardboard and is part of the East Riding Visual Art Uplift. You can attend a free artist talk on Friday 17th September at Beverley's Guildhall. Have a listen to find out more.

Great Yorkshire Radio catches up with Helena Cox for a chat about the Brick Wonders Exhibition, which is at Beverley Art Gallery for a limited time. It's worth booking in advance by visiting www.eastridingmuseums.co.uk, and the exhibition closes on Saturday 2nd October. Book now, and have a listen to find out more. Best of all, it's free! We also have a preview of a new exhibition coming soon, Reflections of Japan.

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