• BE.THE.CHANGE : Casino Themed Night Aims To Raise Thousands For Charity
  • We Can All Be Proud Of What Beverley Street Angels Do
  • Christmas Recycling Guide For East Riding Residents
  • The 20th Annual Open Art Comes To Beverley Art Gallery
  • Accountant’s Great Wall Trek Raises Over £4k For Alzheimer’s Society
BE.THE.CHANGE : Casino Themed Night Aims To Raise Thousands For Charity

BE.THE.CHANGE : Casino Themed Night Aims To Raise Thousands For Charity

BE.THE.CHANGE will be returning in February as organiser Rebecca Bennett looks to make the second helping of the fundraising event bigger and better. Taking place at the on 25 February at the The Mercure Grange Park Hotel, Willerby, Hull the Black Tie night will feature a meal and top entertainment. Speaking about the event Ms. Bennett said; “BE.THE.CHANGE is going to be even better than last year, and I am…

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Manor Road Nursery Celebrate After Winning Christmas Tree Competition

Manor Road Nursery Celebrate After Winning Christmas Tree Competition

Children from Manor Road Nursery were celebrating after they learned they had won the Schools Category at the Beverley Minster Christmas Tree Festival. Organisers of the event praised the children for their efforts describing their tree as a wonderful creation. Peter Mounstephen and his wife Carol visited Manor Road Nursery to present the children with their prize. Commenting on their efforts Mr. Mounstephen said; “It was a wonderful tree which…

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We Can All Be Proud Of What Beverley Street Angels Do

We Can All Be Proud Of What Beverley Street Angels Do

Local cllr Denis Healy says that ‘We Can All Be Proud Of What Beverley Street Angels Do’ after he spent a busy Saturday evening with them in the town centre. Clrr Healy who represents the people of St Mary’s Ward hit the streets with the Angels as looked to learn more about the work they do to support the towns night time revellers. Commenting on the night Mr. Healy said;…

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Christmas Recycling Guide For East Riding Residents

Christmas Recycling Guide For East Riding Residents

More rubbish is generated over the Christmas and New Year holiday than any other time of the year – and residents can recycle most of it in their blue and brown bins. Last year more than 9,000 tonnes of waste was collected from households over the festive period across the East Riding. And thanks to the efforts of residents, more than half of that was recycled. That meant thousands of…

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Beverley RUFC Beat Salem In West Yorkshire

Beverley RUFC Beat Salem In West Yorkshire

A cracking game between two well-matched sides and a cracking Beverley RUFC performance. Salem are a different proposition from the team that struggled earlier in the season and the young Beverley side would have expected a tough afternoon here. That they romped home in such fine style owed much to a composed team effort and a fearless attacking game. They got off to the perfect start with Luke Hazell getting…

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Beverley Beat Richmondshire To Reach Yorkshire Plate Final

Beverley Beat Richmondshire To Reach Yorkshire Plate Final

Beverley RUFC Under 14s secured a place in the Yorkshire Plate Final with a convincing win over Richmondshire RUFC at Beaver Park. Beverley had a clear game plan, and shutting down the away teams back line ensured that they were able to dominate play, again the Beverley pack were strong in set piece plays and the loose, the forwards supported each other well meaning good clean ball for the Beverley…

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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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