Families looking for safe, spooky activities to do from home this year should check out the Children’s Festival of Words event on Saturday, 31 October with the bestselling author of ‘The Apprentice Witch’ series, James Nicol.
East Riding College is the first college in the North to be recognised as a gold-level employer by the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.
This award recognises employers that go the extra mile to support their employees who are ex-forces or part of the wider military family such as spouses or cadets.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council will be providing financial assistance to families whose children are usually in receipt of free school meals over the half-term holiday.
It will be making available emergency funding of more than £100,000 to support to the 7,500 children entitled to free school meals throughout the East Riding.
Beverley Town Council has joined forces with two businesses in the town to ensure that no children go hungry in the town this half term.
They have stepped in following the Government’s decision not to fund free meals for children in struggling families over the half-term break.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has written to secondary schools in his constituency for Restart a Heart Day, which this year took place virtually.
The local MP, who is the founder of the CADEY campaign to ensure full coverage of publicly accessible defibrillators across Beverley and Holderness, is encouraging schools to apply for a free CPR kit from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to improve awareness of the importance of knowing CPR in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest.
The Treasure House, Beverley is proud to launch its newest contemporary art installation by Canadian artist, Ian Kirkpatrick. This commission is part of the East Riding Visual Art Uplift, a commitment to showcasing and integrating contemporary art into the region.
Following an extremely well-received open call for submissions, Ian was selected, thanks to his unique and vibrant style, to bring a contemporary twist to the region in the form of ‘Beverlac’.
A writer and an artist who discovered the stories of the Viola trawler by way of a cultural competition have now been inspired to use their work to spread the word about her exploits and the campaign to bring her home.
The pair took first place in their respective categories in the “One Thousand Words” competition organised by the Viola Trust, challenging creatives to paint a picture or write a short story.
East Riding College held a groundbreaking event on 19 October at its Flemingate campus in Beverley as part of its celebration of Colleges Week 2020.
The symbolic groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of work on the construction of a new Institute of Technology at the College’s Beverley campus. It is part of the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology, one of only 12 such institutes across the country.
A poll by FCC Environment / YouGov has revealed that the public is keen to buy a wide variety of quality, second-hand items from their local household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) – doing good for the environment, for local charities and the community in the process.
East Riding Archives invites all restless souls with a pen in their hand or keyboard at their fingertips to weave a tale of terror, or story of spookiness, for the new ‘Haunting The Archives’ competition.
As years go, the mere mention of ‘2020’ will send a shiver down the spine for quite some time and now the ghoulish season is here: Halloween!
The boss of an award-winning business is using webinar experiences sharpened under lockdown to help students at her old school prepare for the world of work.
Girls at Beverley High School are learning from the career of Helen Gibson, Managing Director of Agencia Consulting, as part of a move to help students plan their futures and to assist the school itself with developing its careers strategy.
East Riding Theatre is proud to announce we will be releasing a FREE pre-recorded performance of the one-woman play, Spoonface Steinberg, on 26th September 2020.
Written by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot) and first broadcast on Radio 4 in 1997, the play follows an extraordinary story of faith, love and the meaning of life, including Hall’s trademark sense of humour in the face of tragedy.
The Mayor of Beverley, Councillor Tom Astell, has recorded a Covid-19 message of support. He warns that the East Riding is at a ‘tipping point’ in the region.
The Mayor also thanks all those in Beverley who have pulled together and supported the community during these difficult times.
Sport has always been at the heart of the USA’s life and culture. Whether you enjoy sport as a bettor who likes to get in on the action with NBA picks, NFL tips or MBA favourites or whether you are a fitness freak who loves to marvel at players’ athleticism, or perhaps someone who just loves the social occasion that sport creates, there is no denying that Americans are a nation of sports fans.
St Mary’s Church in Beverley is presenting a pop-up exhibition telling the story of the town’s dramatic Tudor history.
A dozen life-size reproductions of paintings from the National Portrait Gallery’s prized Tudor collection will be accompanied by artefacts and images from the church itself. Pictures exhibited from the world’s largest collection of portraits will include King Henry VIII and several of his wives, by great artists such as Hans Holbein.
Graham Stuart, the MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed the news that the East Riding Theatre in Beverley is one of just over 1,300 theatres, arts venues and museums to benefit from a share of £257 million from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.
The East Riding Festival of Words is back for 2020 this weekend (15-18 October) with a varied programme of free online events, featuring a range of popular authors.
Forrester Boyd is delighted to celebrate the promotion of three more members of its staff.
Amy Greensmith has been promoted to manager, with Lauren Johnson and Matthew Hotham appointed as assistant managers.