• Make The Most Of Your NHS – Reduce Medicine Waste
  • City Of Culture Themed Art Works Unveiled
  • Beverley Building Society To Hold Bake Sale At Food Festival
  • Exercise Is The Key To Staying Young At Heart Says Local Resident
  • Petal Accessories To Open Their Second Store in Beverley
Make The Most Of Your NHS - Reduce Medicine Waste

Make The Most Of Your NHS – Reduce Medicine Waste

A campaign aimed at reducing unnecessary medicine waste launches on 3 October 2016 across East Riding of Yorkshire GPs and community pharmacies. NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has estimated that an incredible £1.5million is lost each year across the region through medicines waste alone. The campaign, launched by the CCG, encourages patients to only order what they need, return unwanted medicines to their pharmacy for safe…

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City Of Culture Themed Art Works Unveiled

City Of Culture Themed Art Works Unveiled

Local chartered accountants, cbaSadofskys have unveiled the winning artworks from their City of Culture themed art competition. The winners were revealed at the Hull office on Wright Street, collecting their cash prizes of £250 each. Young people and adults from Hull and the surrounding area were invited to enter the competition, themed upon Hull’s UK City of Culture Seasons. Winners were Conor Egan from Beverley who won the Made in…

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Beverley Building Society To Hold Bake Sale At Food Festival

Beverley Building Society To Hold Bake Sale At Food Festival

The Beverley Building Society will be open for the Beverley Food Festival on Sunday 2 October. Staff from the Society will be participating in the festival by baking home-made cakes and treats in return for donations in aid of charity partner, Action Duchenne. As the Head of Operations at the Beverley Building Society, Lesley Wegg’s son, Ashley was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in 2014 and Lesley has become a Trustee…

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World Famous Wildlife Photography Exhibition To Be Hosted In Beverley

World Famous Wildlife Photography Exhibition To Be Hosted In Beverley

The East Riding Museums and Galleries team are delighted to announce that The 52nd Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum, will open at The Treasure House in Beverley on Saturday 11 February 2017. The exhibition features 100 breathtaking images, from fascinating animal behaviour to remarkable wild landscapes. East Riding of Yorkshire Council are delighted to be hosting this world-renowned exhibition as part of…

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Exercise Is The Key To Staying Young At Heart Says Local Resident

Exercise Is The Key To Staying Young At Heart Says Local Resident

Age is no barrier to keeping fit and active – that is the message from an 80-year-old Beverley woman who has been attending her local leisure centre for over a decade and has no plans to stop now. Mary Laing, who has regularly attended East Riding Leisure Beverley since the facility opened over a decade ago, is a firm believer in gentle exercise being the best way to remain young…

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Petal Accessories To Open Their Second Store in Beverley

Petal Accessories To Open Their Second Store in Beverley

Ladies fashion retailer Petal Accessories are set to open their second in Beverley as the independent business looks to expand into East Yorkshire. Owned by husband and wife Sue and Ian Ramsay Petal Accessories sell Ladies accessories like leather and synthetic handbags, scarves, costume jewellery, purses, umbrellas as well as many other ladies gift items from their store in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Having enjoyed four years of successful trading the…

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Four Years On And Sports Clubs in Beverley Are No Better Off

Four Years On And Sports Clubs in Beverley Are No Better Off

Around four years ago MP Graham Stuart along with local councillors, Cllr David Elvidge , Cllr Dominic Peacock and Cllr Elaine Aird met with a number of football teams with regard to the lack of pitches in Beverley. Thanks to wonders of Facebook and their Time loop I was reminded of a photo call that at the time felt like it was the start of something positive for grass roots sport….

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Eddi Reader Leads Latest Artists Announced For Beverley Folk Festival 2017

Eddi Reader Leads Latest Artists Announced For Beverley Folk Festival 2017

Further names have been announced for Beverley Folk Festival 2017, including renowned Scottish singer Eddi Reader. Starting as a busker and folk club performer, Eddi has led a remarkable carrier, with membership of Fairground Attraction bringing her into the limelight, with the single ‘Perfect’ and parent album First of a Million Kisses both topping the British charts. Over the years she has assimilated a wide range of musical styles, making…

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Depleted Beverley Braves Almost Tame The Tigers

Depleted Beverley Braves Almost Tame The Tigers

With nine of the Beverley Braves either injured or unavailable and with many of the remaining 13 players playing out of position this was always going to be a testing encounter for the Braves under 14s against Cottingham Tigers, the only side who have beaten them so far this season. The match started in the worst possible way for Beverley with Cottingham capitalising on an error to build up pressure…

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Praise For Service Giving Retired Vicar A Lifeline

Praise For Service Giving Retired Vicar A Lifeline

A retired vicar has paid tribute to the community responders who have quite literally become his lifeline after having a number of falls at home. The East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Lifeline service responded to over 1,200 calls from people who had fallen at home between January and July of this year. Now John Waud, 85, who relies on the service to enable him to continue living in his own…

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Dry Water Professor Collects Prestigious American Award

Dry Water Professor Collects Prestigious American Award

A professor from the University of Hull, who pioneered the creation of dry water, has won a prestigious award in America. Professor Bernard Binks, who lives in Walkington, is a world-leading expert in the field of physical chemistry, has been recognised for his pioneering research by the American Chemical Society (ACS) – the US equivalent of the Royal Society of Chemistry. In a career spanning almost 30 years, Professor Binks…

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Rangers Beat Town To Top Humber Premier League

Rangers Beat Town To Top Humber Premier League

For the second week in a row Beverley Town Football Club faced a side that would go top of the Humber Premier League if they won. Town made one enforced change , with Tom Davies coming into the starting eleven for the injured Stu Oliver. Town started the first half well, trying to play from the back and work openings through the midfield, with both centre halves Dan McHale and Ryan…

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Photography Exhibition Will Pay Tribute To Founding Member

Photography Exhibition Will Pay Tribute To Founding Member

The Viewfinder Photographic Society’s (VPS) annual photography exhibition in Skidby gets underway once again at the end of September and this year will pay tribute to one of its founding members by introducing a special award. Beverley resident, Peter Smith, who was instrumental in setting up the club and became its first secretary, lost his battle with cancer in December 2015. “It seems only fitting that we recognise Peter’s enormous…

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Beavers Get Back To Winning Ways Away At Keithley

Beavers Get Back To Winning Ways Away At Keighley

Beverley RUFC put last Saturdays disappointing performance at Hullensians as they picked up their third win of the season away at Keighley. Keighley’s wide pitch is clearly ideal for the type running rugby which Beverley like to play and they responded magnificently to deliver their best performance of the season so far. Keithley played well in every aspect of the game and, to their credit, Keighley played their part, but…

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Flemingate Hosts Artisan Craft Fair

Flemingate Shopping Centre in Beverley To Hosts Artisan Craft Fair

Beverley’s Flemingate centre is to host a ‘pop-up’ indoor artisan craft fair this weekend, featuring a wide selection of local and regional artistic talent. New and established artists and craftspeople will be able to showcase and sell their products in the first of a series of planned fairs to be held at the retail and leisure destination. Up to 15 stalls will be located in a unit next to premium…

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Canine Partners Voted Winners of Society’s Charity of the Month

Canine Partners Voted Winners of Society’s Charity of the Month

Canine Partners has been voted Beverley Building Society’s charity of the month for July by its members. The charity will receive £250 donation on behalf of the Society. Since 2012 Beverley Building Society has continued to run its Charity of the Month campaign, in which the members of the Society are able to vote for three local charities, the winner to receive a £250 donation on behalf of the Society….

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Wanted: Beverley People To Reunite Families With The Red Cross

Wanted: Beverley People To Reunite Families With The Red Cross

The British Red Cross in Beverley are asking for local people to raise funds for its urgent appeal to reunite families torn apart by wars and disasters. Conflict and devastation in places like Syria, Iraq, Eritrea and Afghanistan has led to millions of people fleeing their homeland, where the country is on its knees and people live in constant fear of death. Families have found themselves separated, with parents in…

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BEVERLEY RACES : Ben Curtis Joy At Beverley Top Jockey Award

BEVERLEY RACES : Ben Curtis Joy At Beverley Top Jockey Award

Jockey Ben Curtis expressed deep pride at having scooped the leading jockeys’ award at Beverley this season. The former Irish champion apprentice rider secured 10 winners from just 42 rides during a fruitful campaign on the Westwood. Curtis said: “I’m delighted to be top rider at Beverley – it means a lot to me. “Beverley is a great track and it’s always very challenging to ride there. “But I’m very lucky…

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Local Sight Loss Charity Announces New Vice President

Local Sight Loss Charity Announces New Vice President

HERIB, a local charity supporting people with sight loss across Hull and East Yorkshire has announced award winning Beverley based author Val Wood as its new Vice President. The official announcement was made at HERIB’s recent Annual General Meeting where the author talked about her thirty year association with the charity and her new book, No Place for a Woman, which is released on 20th October. Sandra Ackroyd, Chief Executive…

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RSPCA Give Gold Award To Council's Licensing Team

RSPCA Give Gold Award To Council’s Licensing Team

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s licensing team have become one of just five local authorities in the country to be given a top award from the RSPCA for work they do to protect animal welfare. The team were given the gold award in the animal establishments licensing footprint category of the awards, for the high standards of licensing policies and robust enforcement in relation to the regulation of zoos, pet…

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Falls Prevention Advice At Older People’s Day Event

Falls Prevention Advice At Older People’s Day Event

Falls prevention advice will be on hand at an information event taking place in Beverley later this month to coincide with Older People’s Day. East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s public health team have joined forces with several health providers, charities and community groups including the NHS, Age UK and Alzheimer’s Society to hold an information event inBeverley’s Wednesday Market from 9am-4pm on Friday, 30 September. The aim of the event,…

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Beavers Boss Turnbull Says His Side Were 'Old Manned Out'

Beavers Boss Turnbull Says His Side Were ‘Old Manned Out’

Beverley RUFC manager Will Turnbull says he was left infuriated after his side were ‘old manned out’ in their 48-19 defeat. Dark arts and clever play proved to be the undoing of Beverley RUFC as they were beaten by local rival Hunessiens. Speaking to HU17.net Turnbull said; “We had a poor performance. We were ‘old manned’ out of the game. It’s infuriating that they scored so many points as they…

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Christmas Gift For Motorists as Council Approve Free Parking

Christmas Gift For Motorists as Council Approve Free Parking

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Cabinet has unanimously approved, for a seventh year, a popular free parking scheme. The scheme will apply to all council-run on-street and off-street car parks for the four weekends running up to and including Christmas. Councillor Stephen Parnaby OBE, leader of the council, said: “This is the seventh year running that the council has been able to run this very popular scheme and can be…

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Walking for Health Scheme - A Step In The Right Direction

Walking for Health Scheme – A Step In The Right Direction

Would you like to improve your fitness, Then the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Walking for Health Scheme may be the answer. Over 500 people have benefitted from the scheme in the last 12 months, with 96 per cent of walkers reporting an improvement in their health. That is according to the latest statistics from the council’s Sport, Play & Arts Service who run the Walking for Health programme locally,…

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Top Writers Share Their Expertise At Lit Up 2016 in Beverley

Beverley Literature Festival Welcomes Children an Families

Beverley Literature Festival welcomes children (and families!) to enjoy a whole day of fun at the children’s events on Saturday 8 October at Beverley Library, supported by Beverley Building Society. There’s a spooky start to the day as festival favourites Puppets, Plays and Story Days present a fabulous puppet version of The Westwood Troll along with author Marion Gamble. Dare you go and find out who growls and frightens children…

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Crown Beat Town To Go Top Of The Humber Premier Legaue

Crown Beat Town To Go Top Of The Humber Premier Legaue

Beverley Town Football Club went into the game against Crown FC on the back of two consecutive wins and were determined to keep their good run going. However they faced arguably their toughest test of the Humber Premier League season against a strong Crown FC who won the match 1-0 to go top of the table. Manager Rich Jagger was keen to take the positives out of the game, he…

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Beavers U14s Perform Well In Double Header

Beavers U14s Perform Well In Double Header

Beverley Unders 14s enjoyed a double header this weekend, and perform exceptionally well in contrasting games. On Saturday they took HymersCollege, Hull. Last season the Beverley team were comprehensively beaten, this season they were determined to ensure there was no repeat. Hymers kicked off and after a couple of phases of play debutant Harrison Petrie scored with nearly his first touch, following this initial impact the Beverley team totally dominated…

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Prints Of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Coming To Beverley

Prints Of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Coming To Beverley

A new touring exhibition opens on Saturday 24 September at Beverley Art Gallery, featuring the printed works of artist Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1912-2004). Curated by Ann Gunn, the exhibition spans fifty years of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham’s printmaking, from her first linocuts in the early 1950s to the significant collection of screenprints she started in 1998, at the age of eighty-six. In the early years Barns-Graham experimented with a variety of techniques including…

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