Beverley Town Cricket and Recreation Club Awarded Cash From Council

Beverley Town Cricket and Recreation Club Awarded Cash From Council
July 6, 2020

Beverley Town Cricket and Recreation Club located on Norwood, Beverley – home of football, tennis, bowls and cricket –  have completed the purchase of a John Deere Tractor.

The purchase was made possible thanks to £12,500 that was awarded by East Riding of Yorkshire Council as part of Commuted Sums from local housing developments.

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Beverley Art Gallery To Reopen On Monday With Two Exhibitions

Beverley Art Gallery To Reopen On Monday With Two Exhibitions
July 5, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House in Champney Road reopens on Monday 6 July. Visitors will be able to see the two exhibitions which had just opened as lockdown began in March.

‘Journey Into Abstraction’ is a retrospective exhibition of the contemporary British artist John Sprakes, whose career spans over 60 years of painting and shows.

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MP Joins Virtual Summit To Seek Answers For Hull Trains

MP Joins Virtual Summit To Seek Answers For Hull Trains
July 5, 2020

Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, along with Steve Montgomery, Managing Director of FirstGroup, Hull Trains’ owners, this week held an urgent, Ministerial-level discussion on the severe impact of coronavirus on Hull Trains.

The talks with the Rail Minister, Chris Heaton-Harris MP, were arranged at short notice in recognition of the firm’s ongoing difficulties.

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Measures In Place To Make Licensed Vehicles COVID-19 Safe

Measures In Place To Make Licensed Vehicles COVID-19 Safe
July 3, 2020

People planning to use taxis or private hire vehicles this weekend should wear a face covering in order to protect themselves and their driver from COVID-19.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s licensing team, as well as licensed taxis and private hire drivers, have put a number of additional safety measures in place to keep everyone safe.

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Communities To Join Country For The Biggest Thank You Yet

Communities To Join Country For The Biggest Thank You Yet
July 3, 2020

People in Hull and the East Riding are being urged to take part in the biggest ‘thank-you’ the country has ever seen on the birthday of the NHS this weekend, culminating in an epic pause for applause at 5pm on Sunday.

This major country-wide coming together will thank all those who have been helping us through the pandemic and recognise the vital community connections that continue to support us all.

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Beverley & East Riding Lawn Tennis Club Benefit From Commuted Sums Funding

Beverley & East Riding Lawn Tennis Club Benefit From Commuted Sums Funding
July 2, 2020

Works to the Clubhouse at Beverley & East Riding Lawn Tennis Club have been completed with the help of £70,000 from East Riding of Yorkshire Council as part of Commuted Sums from local housing developments.

In addition to the £70,000 from Commuted Sums, Beverley and East Riding Lawn Tennis Club have put around £29,000 of their own funds towards the project.

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Hull And East Yorkshire Patients Can Now Access GP Services Online

Hull And East Yorkshire Patients Can Now Access GP Services Online
July 1, 2020

Patients in Hull and East Yorkshire can access medical advice and help from their GP – without needing to visit their local GP practice in person or wait on the phone.

The free online GP practice service, which can be used at any time of the day, can save people time because it removes the need for them to make unnecessary phone calls or trips to their GP practice to request the help they need.

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Accountancy Acquisition Marks An Exciting Era For Forrester Boyd

Accountancy Acquisition Marks An Exciting Era For Forrester Boyd
July 1, 2020

One of the Humber region’s largest independent accountancy firms has acquired Hull-based accountancy practice Graybrowne.

The acquisition is part of Forrester Boyd’s growth strategy as they evolve from a ‘traditional’ accountancy practice to a firm that delivers a holistic range of services and provides a solid geographic footprint in the centre of the City of Hull from which to expand their reach further.

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Petrol Station And Business Units To Regenerate Derelict Site

Petrol Station And Business Units To Regenerate Derelict Site
July 1, 2020

A Beverley-based developer is in final discussions with potential operators for a project to create a petrol station, convenience store and business units after councillors welcomed the proposals.

Lovel Capital Projects, part of Lovel Property Holdings Ltd, will now work on details of the scheme to transform the site in Killingwoldgraves Lane, on the outskirts of Beverley, which is the former home of Teckno Developments, a wallpaper and fabric pattern books manufacturer which was destroyed by fire in 2009.

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East Riding Libraries And Customer Services Set To Reopen

East Riding Libraries And Customer Services Set To Reopen
June 30, 2020

Following the government announcement last week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued updates about the first phase of the reopening of its libraries, mobile libraries, and Customer Service Centres.

To ensure the safety of customers and staff, the facilities will look very different to the service provided before lockdown. Social distancing guidelines and safety will guide the way in which these services will operate.

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Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen

Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen
June 29, 2020

Following the government announcement last week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued updates about the first phase of the reopening of its museums including Goole, Beverley Guildhall and the Treasure House, as well as the archives service.

To ensure the safety of customers and staff, the facilities will look very different from the service provided before lockdown. Social distancing guidelines and safety will guide the way in which museums, the Archives and the Treasure House will operate.

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New Businesses Eligible For Discretionary Grant Scheme

New Businesses Eligible For Discretionary Grant Scheme
June 29, 2020

East Riding businesses who provide goods and services to the local retail, leisure and hospitality industry and have so far failed to secure Government grants during the COVID-19 pandemic may now be eligible to apply for new funding.

Minimum grants of £5,000 are being made available to those eligible businesses directly involved in the supply chain to those in the retail, leisure and hospitality sector and who have a rateable value of more than £15,000 and less than £51,000.

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