• The 20th Annual Open Art Comes To Beverley Art Gallery
  • Accountant’s Great Wall Trek Raises Over £4k For Alzheimer’s Society
  • Beverley Minster Will Be Turned Green For Macmillan Cancer Support
  • Award Winning Duo Booked For Beverley Folk Festival 2017
  • Archives Offer Free Access To British Library Newspaper Archive
The 20th Annual Open Art Comes To Beverley Art Gallery

The 20th Annual Open Art Comes To Beverley Art Gallery

Open Art 2016 opens at Beverley Art Gallery on Saturday 26 November. The annual exhibition invites entries from all artists, amateur or professional, living in the East Riding of Yorkshire or Hull. and will be officially launched by Councillor Caroline Fox, Vice Chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council. The guest selectors this year for the items to be displayed were Adele Howitt and Rose Horspool. Adele Howitt’s ceramic art…

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Accountant’s Great Wall Trek Raises Over £4k For Alzheimer’s Society

Accountant’s Great Wall Trek Raises Over £4k For Alzheimer’s Society

Beverley and Hull based chartered accountant, Tracy Hutty director of cbaSadofskys has completed the challenge of trekking the Great Wall of China, exceeding her target raising over £4,000 for Alzheimer’s Society. The trek involved six days trekking the contours of hills and mountains on remote sections of the 13,000 mile long Wall, taking in historical sites of the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and Beijing. Tracy was urged on because over…

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Beverley Minster Will Be Turned Green For Macmillan Cancer Support

Beverley Minster Will Be Turned Green For Macmillan Cancer Support

Beverley Minster will once again be illuminated green in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support on Tuesday 6 December for the charity’s annual Christmas carol concert. The concert marks the start of the Christmas festivities for many local people and will feature an evening of entertainment with a host of musicians, singers and readers, including the Bishop of Hull – the Right Reverend Alison White. Chairman of the concert committee, Tim…

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Successful Coach Campaign Extended For A Further Year

Successful Coach Campaign Extended For A Further Year

A coach campaign launched by Visit Hull & East Yorkshire (VHEY) to attract visitors to Beverley will be extended for another 12 months after helping raise the profile of the town and increase bookings by 30%. The campaign was a finalist in two categories, Coach Tourism Innovation and Coach Friendly Destination, at the National Coach Tourism Awards 2016 and was praised by judges. Hoping to attract even more visitors in…

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MP Stands Up For Blue Badge Clock Users Urging For Reform

MP Stands Up For Blue Badge Clock Users Urging For Reform

Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart is pushing for a fair deal for blue badge clock users with his constituent Katrina Gardner – an active thalidomide campaigner. Ms Gardner, of Sproatley, is one of many thalidomides who are able to drive without use of their arms and has qualified for the Government’s Blue Badge scheme, of which she makes regular use. However, like many others, Katrina is unable to set…

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Award Winning Duo Booked For Beverley Folk Festival 2017

Award Winning Duo Booked For Beverley Folk Festival 2017

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have long established themselves as one of the UK folk scene’s most rewardingly enduring partnerships. Twice recent winners of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Duo – 2016 & 2013 – the couple’s intimacy and strength of passion on stage have won them many fans and an enviable reputation as ‘Songwriters par excellence’- (fRoots), whose greatly varied original songs cover such subjects as…

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Beavers Brush Aside Goole To Reach Yorkshire Cup Semi Final

Beavers Brush Aside Goole To Reach Yorkshire Cup Semi Final

Beverley Under 14s powered their way into the Semi Final of the Yorkshire Plate Competition with a convincing win at Home against Goole. With a near full squad, coaches had to make difficult decisions on who to play, but selected the strongest team that was available and determined to see this game out comfortably. Form the kick off the powerful Beverley forwards imposed their presence on the game and it…

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Archives Offer Free Access To British Library Newspaper Archive

Archives Offer Free Access To British Library Newspaper Archive

During 2010, a huge project began to digitise 650 million newspaper articles on to 40 million web pages currently held by the British Library. Users of private home computers wishing to access the British Library newspaper archive pay an annual fee of either £6.95 for 48 hour access; £29.95 for 30 days; or a yearly subscription of £79.95. East Riding of Yorkshire Council is proud to announce that this rich…

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Flemingate Welcomes Families To Area’s Biggest Christmas Grotto

Flemingate Welcomes Families To Area’s Biggest Christmas Grotto

Visitors to Flemingate gasped in delight as Santa and his trusty elves opened the doors to the area’s newest and biggest grotto in the area. Scores of families attended the first day of the Flemingate grotto on Saturday following a preview evening last Thursday, at which the Mayor of Beverley, Councillor Rob Begnett, cut the ribbon to open Santa’s castle-themed grotto.  Beverley Brass Band and singers from the Voices of…

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Capturing Beverley Photography Competition

Capturing Beverley : Exhibition To Open At Beverley Guildhall

Capturing Beverley is a new exhibition that opens at the Beverley Guildhall on Friday 25 November, showing the results of the recent competition to capture “the essence of Beverley” in photographs. The exhibition, called “Capturing Beverley”, contains over 100 beautiful images that were submitted to the Guildhall website over the past year. The Capturing Beverley exhibition runs until 24 February, 2017. Fiona Jenkinson, curator of the Beverley Guildhall, said, “We were…

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Sam Davis Festive Design To Feature On MPs Christmas Card

Festive Design By Sam Davies To Feature On MPs Christmas Card

A card designed by a pupil from Molescroft Primary School, Sam Davies has been selected by the MP Graham Stuart as to be used on his officially Christmas Card for 2016 and be sent out some of the biggest names in UK politics. Sam whose design featured a snowman in a snowy scene was selected from the hundreds of entries from school children throughout the area as the overall winner by…

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Town Boss Delighted After Beverley Progress In Fish and Chips Cup

Town Boss Delighted After Beverley Progress In Fish and Chips Cup

Beverley Town FC manager  Rich Jagger says he is delighted to progress to the quarter finals of the cup after he watched his side knock Hessle Rangers out 4-3 in a penalty shoot out. Speaking after his side progressed in the Whiteheads Fish and Chips Cup Jagger said; “We played some great stuff again today I am delighted to go through. We’ve been putting in some great performances but not getting…

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Bridlington Maintain Unbeaten Run With Victory At Beaver Park

Bridlington Maintain Unbeaten Run At Beaver Park

Beverley RUFC threw away a half time lead as Bridlington powered back in the second half to maintain their unbeaten run in Yorkshire Division One. Beverley went into this match against the league leaders and only unbeaten side looking to preserve their record of not losing at Beaver Park. It was the Beverley who took the early advantage taking a well deserved advantage into the half time and looked odds…

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Beverley ARLFC Annual Sportsman's Dinner @ Lazzatts

Beverley ARLFC Annual Sportsman’s Dinner @ Lazzatts

Beverley ARLFC held their annual sportsman’s dinner combined with their end of season awards at Lazzatts. 170 guests attended the event of which Adrian Morley was the guest speaker. The four individual awards on the night were as follows: Chris Johnson (player of the year) Jack Howdle (players player) Lewis Poskitt (supporter’s club player of the year) The final award was the Harry Jackson memorial trophy for the season’s outstanding…

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Latest Defibrillators Installed Locally Celebrated By MP

Latest Defibrillators Installed Locally Celebrated By MP

MP Graham Stuart celebrated the installation of two new defibrillators in Beverley by making personal visits to Minstergate Surgery and Woodmansey Primary School. These two new defibrillators are the latest in a growing list of defibrillators located in Beverley and Holderness. Promoting community access defibrillators forms a key part of Graham’s Humberside Emergency Ambulance Response Time (HEART) campaign. Commenting on his visits Mr. Stuart said; “I hope this will help…

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Christmas Festival of Food and Drink : Celebrating The Best of Local Food

Christmas Festival of Food and Drink : Celebrating The Best of Local Food

The Christmas Festival of Food and Drink being held inside Beverley Minster this Saturday 26th November will bring together the very best in local food businesses and community groups. With more than 70 stalls offering the finest local produce, charity stalls, entertainment, festive cookery demos and presentations, the event’s theme is very much ‘keep it local’. Mayor of Beverley Cllr Rob Begnett explained more; “Beverley has so much to offer,…

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