Our fire and rescue service is provided by  Humberside Fire & Rescue Service.

Tel: 999 (emergencies). 01482 565333 (general enquiries).



Our gas supply is delivered by Northern Gas Networks Ltd. The company is responsible for the physical distribution system and for the connections to customers’ premises.

Tel: 0800 0407766 (customer care team). 0800 111999 (smell of gas).



The County Council’s mobile library visits The Green, Old Ellerby from 2.10 - 2.25 pm on a four-weekly basis. Library card holders will also be able to use the Skirlaugh long stay mobile library. This will visit on alternate Wednesdays from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. For further information, contact ERYC Library and Information Services (Tel: 01482 392702).


Ellerby is served by the Hornsea Medibus service, operated by local charity H.A.R.T. (Holderness Area Rural Transport) with support from East Riding of Yorkshire Council. H.A.R.T provides the following services:

Medibus: A pre-booked door to door transport to Hospitals, doctors, dentists and specialist clinics.


Tel: 03456 445959 (Call Centre open from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

Email: passengerbookings@eastriding,

MiBus: A demand responsive transport service for people who are unable to access existing bus services.


Tel: 03456 445959 (Call Centre open from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).


The Leven Pharmacy is at 29, High Stile, Leven, HU17 5NL, adjacent to the Leven Surgery.

Services: Minor ailments service. Emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) service. Supervised consumption of prescribed medicine service.

Opening times: Monday to Friday: 8.30 am - 6.00 pm. Saturday 8.30 am - 12.30 pm. Closed Sunday.

By arrangement, repeat prescriptions can be delivered to the Costcutter Post Office in Skirlaugh.

Tel: 01964 544006.


Ellerby is part of the Mid Holderness section of  the Humberside Police “C” Division. The nearest Neighbourhood Police Team police stations are at Railway Street, Hornsea and 52, New Road, Hedon.

Tel: 999 (emergencies), 101 (for non emergency calls) and 0800 555111 (Crime Stoppers).


Our Police and Crime Commissioner is Keith Hunter (Labour). Website:


Ellerby lost its post office, in New Ellerby, many years ago. All that now remains is the post box!

Post Office services are now provided by the Costcutter store in Skirlaugh. Open daily 8.00 am - 8.00 pm.

Tel: 01964 562254.


Ellerby  lies within the East Riding of Yorkshire Registration District. The address of the main Register Office is:

Walkergate House, 67 Walkergate, Beverley, HU17 9BP.

Opening hours: Mon-Thurs: 9.00 am - 4.30 pm, (closed from 12.00 pm every first Wednesday of the month).

Friday: 9.00 am - 4.00 pm. Saturday: Ceremonies only.

Tel: 01482 393600.


Primary Schools (CE: Church of England. VC: Voluntary Contribution)

Skirlaugh CE VC Primary School: is located in Dorset Road, Skirlaugh.

Tel: 01964 562454.  Website:

Sproatley Endowed CE VC Primary School: is  situated in Balk Lane, Sproatley

Tel: 01482 811499. Website:

Secondary Schools

South Holderness Technical College: is in Station Road, Preston

Tel: 01482 899315. Website:

Hornsea School and Language College: is located in Eastgate, Hornsea

Tel: 01964 532727. Website:


Landline Communications: Most premises in Ellerby are served by the British Telecommunications (BT) network. However, a few are served by the Kcom (formerly Kingston Communications) network.

Our main BT telephone exchange is at Hornsea (Prefix: 01964) and our local exchange is at Bermuda Avenue, Skirlaugh (BT code MYSKR. Prefix: 0196456). Superfast broadband (Fibre To The Cabinet only) has been made available in New Ellerby but, as yet, not in Old Ellerby and outlying areas, where landline broadband speeds are, at best, slow. Superfast broadband should be available in Old Ellerby shortly (see the broadband notice board). On the technical front, the Skirlaugh exchange supports ADSL, ADSL Max and FTTC. It does not support LLU, SDSL or 21CN WBC.

The Kcom system has the prefix 01482.


Our water and sewerage services are provided by Yorkshire Water (YW), part of the Kelda Group. Their website is at As a monopoly supplier, YW is regulated by The Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat), whose website is at

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