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Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership

What is Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership?

Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership is one of several renaissance and regeneration partnerships in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

The partnership brings together people from the public, private and community sectors to work together to enhance the future prosperity of Withernsea and South East Holderness.

The partnership was formed in 2006, and aims to help secure the long-term regeneration of Withernsea and South East Holderness to enable the area to be a great place to live, visit and invest in.

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Are there similar partnerships in other towns?

Yes, there are six other regeneration partnerships in the East Riding:

 

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What is the aim of Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership?

The partnership was formed in 2006, and aims to help secure the long-term regeneration of Withernsea and South East Holderness to enable the area to be a great place to live, visit and invest in.

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How are regeneration activities prioritised in Withernsea and South East Holderness?

The Withernsea Renaissance Plan (2011) was commissioned by the Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership to provide a long-term vision and framework for renaissance activities in Withernsea.

The aim is to make Withernsea a more appealing place to live, work visit and invest in.

The partnership influences, supports and delivers projects which contribute towards this aim.  The role of the partnership board is to have a strategic overview of the renaissance plan.  It also influences local and regional decision-making on socio-economic and environmental matters, including planning and community development.

Withernsea Renaissance Plan (pdf 9mb opens in new window)

Withernsea Seafront Improvement Plan

Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership (WSEHRP) is proud to have developed a plan to enhance the seafront and promenade over the coming years that will guide our work to make this area a wonderful place for people to visit and for local residents to enjoy.

You can download a copy of the Withernsea Seafront improvement plan.

Withernsea Seafront improvement plan (pdf 2mb opens in new window)

Coastal Community Team

Withernsea has been awarded £10,000 funding from the Government to establish a Coastal Community Team.  The Funding is to help the Partnership develop their Economic Plan for the area. The Team in Withernsea focused on taking forward key projects in the Seafront Improvement Plan, these include the Withernsea Lighting Strategy and Raised Seating Plans for North Promenade.

You can download copies of these plans here or visit the Withernsea page on the Coastal Communities Alliance website.

Coastal Communities Alliance (external website)

Withernsea Economic Plan (pdf 99kb opens in new window)

Withernsea Lighting Strategy (pdf 2mb opens in new window)

Withernsea and South East Holderness - Skills and Employability Plan

This Plan has been produced by a team of local partners linked to Withernsea & South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership (W&SEHRP). Led by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, the partners include Withernsea Town Council, Withernsea Big Local, Withernsea High School, Shores Ltd, Seaside Radio, Job Centre Plus, Sirius BP and Humberside Police. The opportunity to produce this Plan, funded through the Community Economic Development (CED) Programme, came at a time when we need to be working together to ensure that South East Holderness has good jobs locally and is able to take advantage of the opportunities in Hull at the Green Port, through the Siemens investment.

CED Skills and Employability Plan - March 2016 (pdf 10mb opens in new window)

Annual Progress Report and Action Plan

Each year, Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership develops an action plan which prioritises work for the following 12 months.  All actions must link to the agreed aims and objectives of the plan and each action is the responsibility of one of the partnership sub groups to deliver and report back on to the board.  This plan is updated at the annual review meeting each year and then presented at the Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership. 

The partnership also reviews the progress of its projects and programmes via an annual report. This is compiled and agreed by the management board, and then presented to the public at the partnership’s AGM.

WSEHRP 2015-16 Progress Report  2016-17 Action Plan (pdf 263kb opens in new window)

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How is the Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership managed and its performance measured?

The partnership’s governing document is the partnership agreement.  It details how the partnership should function in terms of structure, roles, meeting management and the partnership's relationship with its partners and other organisations.

Withernsea Partnership Agreement (pdf 172kb opens in new window)

The partnership undertakes an evaluation of its achievements, objectives and delivery structure on an annual basis.

Partnership Review - July 2015 (pdf 199kb opens in new window)

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Who is involved in the Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership?

The Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership is a collaboration of people whose aim is to see the town thrive.

Partnership members are mainly unpaid individuals, business people and representatives of local organisations and community groups.  The partnership is supported by an executive officer and renaissance coordinator, who are employed by East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 

Partnership board for 2016
Member Organisation Representative
East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Cllr Lyn Healing
Vacant
Local Fishermen
John White
Seafront Improvement Group
Kevan Hough
Parish Councils
Vacant
Shores Centre (external website)
Jayne Nendick
Sirius (external website)
Alan Gordon-Freeman
Withernsea High School (external website)
Richard Williman
Withernsea Town Council (external website)
Cllr Dave Edwards
Cllr Brian Cloke
Big Local (external website)
Peter Crawley
Seaside Radio (external website)

John Harding
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When are the meetings of the Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership?

The Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership has a Board that meets once every 6 - 8 weeks.  There are a limited number of places on the board and new member organisations can be voted on annually at the AGM. 

Dates for 2016 meetings
Date and time Location 
Tuesday 19 July, 2.30pm
SHoRes Centre
Tuesday 18 October, 2.30pm Venue to be confirmed

 

Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership also has a number of sub-groups.  These groups focus on delivering actions based on the Withernsea renaissance plan.  Membership to these groups is always open and the board are seeking enthusiastic members of the community to get involved in the sub-groups that are most relevant to them. 

Current sub groups include:

  • Business Sub-group;

  • Seafront and Promenade Sub-group.

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Can I view Minutes of the partnership meetings?



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How do I get involved?

The partnership strives to be as inclusive as possible and to widen its membership so that it better represents the local community. We therefore welcome any organisations wishing to become members who would like to combine resources to further the development of Withernsea and South East Holderness, making it an even better place to live, work, visit and invest in.

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How do I contact Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership?

If you have any queries about Withernsea and South East Holderness Regeneration Partnership, you would like to join the management board or a sub-group, or attend a meeting, please contact us.

Janet Murray, renaissance co-ordinator

Telephone: (01482) 391646

Email: janet.murray@eastriding.gov.uk

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