Four local people who have used cycling to overcome personal set-backs or inspire others to ride are to lead out a parade cycle ride ahead of the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.
For the first time, the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International will take place alongside the UCI Road World Championships and will see world-class para-athletes leave start points in Beverley, Tadcaster and Wetherby.
A traditional dry stone wall built by Beverley born Australian citizen Emma Knowles has recently become a new feature on Westwood common. Emma is one of only five female Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) Advanced Dry Stone Wallers in the world, and the only advanced waller and instructor operating in the southern hemisphere.
Emma is currently in England fulfilling the requirements of a Fellowship awarded to her by the International Specialized Skills Institute, as well as managing her mother’s estate following the death of Pat Knowles late last year.
A new exhibition exploring the intriguing work of a local medical illustrator will open at the Treasure House, Beverley, on Saturday, 21 September.
Mysteries Inside Us: Medical Illustrations by Annamaria Dutto will showcase an overview of the artist’s professional practice, and includes early pencil drawings from her training in hospitals and contemporary digital pieces produced using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
Dumfries trainer Iain Jardine challenged Five Helmets to claim a third victory at Beverley in the feature race of the penultimate fixture of the season on Wednesday.
The three-year-old gelding clearly enjoys competing in the East Yorkshire air. After all, he won at Beverley last August, when in the care of Tom Dascombe, before repeating the dose on the Westwood late last month.
The annual Countryside Alliance Awards are now open to public nomination, and Graham Stuart MP is urging the local community to get nominating.
The awards focus on championing rural communities and local produce; celebrating people who go the extra mile to ensure that Britain’s food and farming industry, small businesses and traditional skills can flourish.
National Fitness Day, on Wednesday, 25 September 2019, is a chance to highlight the role physical activity plays across the UK, and help raise awareness of its importance in helping people to lead healthier and active lifestyles.
East Riding Leisure is celebrating this National event by offering a FREE Gym, Swim or Class on the day and the chance to win a free three-month membership.