• East Riding Rates Increase Could Force Some Out Of Business
  • Vast Sums Of Cash For Local Projects Is Just Waiting To Be Claimed
  • Launch Of Destination Beverley Paves The Way For Smaller Retail Units
  • Beverley Food Festival Wins Prestigious Countryside Alliance Award
  • Ogino – An Exquisite Japanese Culinary Experience in the Heart of Beverley
East Riding Rates Increase Could Force Some Out Of Business

East Riding Rates Increase Could Force Some Out Of Business

Campaigners are warning that businesses employing thousands in the tourist industry across the East Riding are likely to suffer under business rate changes due to come into force in April.

Figures from the East Riding Council’s Business Rate team show that there is also the fear that nurseries and car parks will be hit by draconian increases forcing some to go out of business.

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Vast Sums Of Cash For Local Projects Is Just Waiting To Be Claimed

Vast Sums Of Cash For Local Projects Is Just Waiting To Be Claimed

Cllr. Denis Healy has revealed that East Riding Council is holding nearly £450,000 received from developers who have built houses in Molescroft, which it needs to spend on community projects.

Cllr Healy says these figures have been kept away from the public though since his election and now he is the only non Conservative councillor is happy to share these figures with the public so they can stake their claim.

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Launch Of Destination Beverley Paves The Way For Smaller Retail Units

Launch Of Destination Beverley Paves The Way For Smaller Retail Units

A new organisation, Destination Beverley is set to be officially launched next month aimed at promoting all that is good about Beverley.

As Destination Beverley look to attract people into the town, their formation could potentially impact the very core of town centre by paving the way for a change into how space is rented at the out of town Flemingate Development.

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Win Tickets To See England Play Lithuania At Wembley

Win Tickets To See England Play Lithuania At Wembley

Evans Halshaw in Beverley is giving local motorists and football fans the chance to win a pair of tickets to England’s qualifier against Lithuania thanks to Vauxhall Motors’ sponsorship of the Home Nations teams.

The retailer on Swinemoor Lane is giving local Beverley residents the chance to get their hands on two tickets to see some of the biggest names in English football as the team prepares to take on Lithuania on home turf on Sunday 26th March.

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Food Recycling Campaign To Be Launched In Eight East Riding Areas

Food Recycling Campaign To Be Launched In Eight East Riding Areas

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is launching a campaign next month to encourage more residents to put food waste into their brown wheelie bins for recycling.

All the food and garden waste collected from residents’ brown bins is recycled into compost, however food waste still makes up almost a third of all waste placed in green household waste bins in the East Riding.

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Ofsted Praise For “High Achieving” Bishop Burton College

Ofsted Praise For “High Achieving” Bishop Burton College

A “high performing” further education college has become only the third in the country to retain its overall grading of “good” after a full Ofsted inspection since the assessment criteria was changed.

Bishop Burton College has been praised for its impressive success rates, inspiring resources and facilities and strong links with employers and other partners, which ensure the vast majority of students secure work or a higher level of study at the end of their course.

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Get Fit With Special Deals At East Riding Leisure Beverley

Get Fit With Special Deals At East Riding Leisure Beverley

As thoughts start turning to warmer days, East Riding Leisure is urging residents to ‘spring into fitness’ with a range of special offers which are only available for a limited period.

A one-month Premier membership – including the full package of exercise classes, gym, swim and sports hall use at all 10 East Riding Leisure Centres including Beverley – is now available for £19.50, saving over £13 on the normal price.

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East Riding Taxis Branded With New Green and White Livery

East Riding Taxis Branded With New Green and White Livery

Taxis in the East Riding will be the first in the Humber region to be branded with distinctive white and green livery to help improve public safety.

The pilot scheme, which will run until May and is being implemented by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s licensing team, will see white vehicles on taxi ranks across the East Riding sporting green markings and displaying a Yorkshire rose symbol.

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Thousands Of People Go Really Really Wild At The Treasure House

Thousands Of People Go Really Really Wild At The Treasure House

Staff at the Treasure House in Beverley are celebrating the success of the Really Really Wild Day.

A stunning total of 2500 people visited the event, which featured Ben Shires from CBBC; a chance to see and interact with a polar bear; handle and learn about a range of animals; and be entertained by Professor Bumble the Badger and Headmistress Miss Nutella Nutkins of the Acorn Academy with their little gyspy cart.

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Beverley’s House Prices Increase Nearly 19% In 2 Years

Beverley’s House Prices Increase Nearly 19% In 2 Years

Polls show that buying a house is ranked more stressful than divorce, bankruptcy or even mourning the death of a loved one, so it’s no surprise that many people avoid doing it, despite the long-term benefits.

Although many regard entering the property market as one of the most unpleasant aspects of modern life, taking a leap of faith onto the property ladder needn’t be a nerve-racking ordeal.

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