Skidby windmill which was built in 1821 and is now the home of the Museum of East Riding Rural Life, is due to open its doors again at weekends on Saturday, 19 September after being closed at weekends in recent times.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has pledged his support for this year’s Great British September Clean, run by environmental charity, Keep Britain Tidy, together with East Riding of Yorkshire Council Ward Councillors for Beverley Rural, Minster and Woodmansey, South East Holderness, South West Holderness and Mid Holderness.
When Genuine Gents opened its doors on Beverley’s Butcher Row for the first time back in February, the owner had no notion they’d have to shut only a few weeks later as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions kicked in.
Since Oscar Dugan re-opened again on July 4 this unique barbers has been making a name for itself as the latest addition to the town’s men’s hairdressing scene.
Following a number of recent burglaries across the force area where cars have been stolen, officers are encouraging people to protect their property and report anything suspicious to police.
Detective Inspector Andy Crawforth said: “Unfortunately we have had a number of reports recently where houses have been broken into and car keys have been stolen. These keys have then been used to steal vehicles from outside, with a number of high powered cars recently reported stolen.
ESCAPE-pain, a powerful exercise programme designed to help beat the crippling pain of knee and hip osteoarthritis, has proved so effective in the East Riding that it will be continued for 800 people annually (from September).
This year the Treasure House in Beverley is celebrating Heritage Open Days through a fascinating series of online videos giving virtual visitors a unique insight into the inner workings of the Treasure House linked to this year’s national theme, ‘Hidden Nature.’
Many of the videos make reference to the natural world and how it relates to the Treasure House collections, or to the roles of members of staff who work with them. Other videos reveal the ‘hidden nature’ of how the Treasure House works behind the scenes.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed just under £55 million investment into small businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber since 2012.
This comes as the British Business Bank has recently issued its 75,000th loan through its ‘Start-Up Loans’ programme – which has seen a total of over £623 million invested into small businesses across the country.
This Halloween, Wally, the world’s favourite children’s book character – wearing a red-and-white striped shirt and black-rimmed specs – will be travelling the country. He will be appearing in museums, including the Treasure House in Beverley.
Families will be able to join the search for Wally in the Treasure House as part of the Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search.
Residents will have a chance to catch a glimpse of an iconic WWII aircraft. On Thursday 10 September the Defence School of Transport will be commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
Part of those events will see a Spitfire perform a flypast as part of the scaled-down commemoration. Military and civilian staff at the Defence School of Transport, Leconfield mark the occasion annually.
Young visitors to any one of the East Riding Museums venues can take part in the newly updated Creative Families Awards.
The Awards are specially devised for Under Fives, and are a precursor to the Arts Awards: www.artsaward.org.uk Families with young children, and Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) groups, are invited to take part.