The East Riding will welcome some of the world’s top cyclists, including Olympic silver medallist and UCI Road World Championship winner Mark Cavendish, on Thursday, 3 May when Beverley hosts the start of both the men’s and women’s Tour de Yorkshire.
Thousands of spectators are expected to line the race route in the East Riding as the peloton races through the area, taking in a number of towns and villages including Tour de Yorkshire debutants Howden and Hornsea.
HU17.net Magazine Issue 395 is out and available to purchase from Molescroft News on Woodhall Way.
This week’s issues features a selection of content including the St John’s Primary School’s day with Humberside Fire & Rescue, St Mary’s School Walking Bus, Rachel Kynman’s 50th , the weekend’s sporting action and much more.
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On a glorious sunny day with the pitch at Beaver Park looking in excellent condition, a good crowd were anticipating some good running rugby in the game between Champions York and a Beverley side seeking revenge for the single point defeat that they suffered at York on the opening day of the season last September. They were no to be disappointed!
York kicked off deep into the Beverley 22 and remained there until, after 2 minutes they were awarded a penalty. From the resulting line out, a sharp move resulted in a try under the posts which was converted to give York an early lead (0-7)
Beverley ARLC chalked up their sixth consecutive win as they beat Eastmoor Dragons 45-30 at the Beverley Leisure Centre to remain top of NCL division 3
Beverley now face a top of the table clash next weekend against Clock Face Miners who boast a similar 100% record. As has been the pattern in recent weeks, the blue and golds attacking machine has attempted to blow the opposition away very early on.
Cllr Denis Healy is supporting the family of the late Ivan Usher in their quest to realise his dream of building a memorial stand at Beverley Town Football Club.
Ivan, who was a well known figure in Beverley, passed away last autumn at the age of 83. He worked for 30 years as a PE teacher, and spent the whole of his professional life at one school; Longcroft, where he taught generations of children to enjoy and appreciate their fitness.
Local MP Graham Stuart said the announcement of a new urgent foot care clinic in Beverley, due to open this summer, is a major step forward for the campaign to reduce diabetes-related amputation rates across the East Riding.
By 2035, the number of adults in the East Riding with diabetes is expected to almost double to 30,000, and Graham warned this would create added pressure upon services that cater for these associated conditions.
Acclaimed storyteller Matthew Crampton (Five Stars, Guardian) unites with American folk music legend Jeff Warner in a new show based on Crampton’s book Human Cargo: Songs & Stories of Emigration, Slavery & Transportation.
Human Cargo gives voice to past exiles – emigrants, slaves, transportees – to shed fresh light on today’s migrations. Through the accompanying Parallel Lives project, it includes – wherever it performs – local stories of migration and partnership with local refugee and migrant support groups.