Additional Opening Times Added For Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Additional Opening Times Added For Wildlife Photographer of the Year
February 28, 2017

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Treasure House in Beverley – is proving so popular that is to be opened additionally on three Sundays in March.

A first major event as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, the free exhibition is currently open Mondays to Saturdays in the Treasure House until 22 April, and features 100 awe-inspiring images, from fascinating animal behaviour to breathtaking wild landscapes.

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New Exhibition Looking At The History Of Keldgate

New Exhibition Looking At The History Of Keldgate
February 27, 2017

A new exhibition, entitled “Keldgate”, opens at the Beverley Guildhall on Friday, 3 March.

Keldgate, the exhibition, looks at the history of this apparently unprepossessing street, which many see simply as a route from A to B, and unlocks some of the more interesting aspects of the street’s development and its many fascinating buildings.

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East Riding Rates Increase Could Force Some Out Of Business

East Riding Rates Increase Could Force Some Out Of Business
February 24, 2017

Campaigners are warning that businesses employing thousands in the tourist industry across the East Riding are likely to suffer under business rate changes due to come into force in April.

Figures from the East Riding Council’s Business Rate team show that there is also the fear that nurseries and car parks will be hit by draconian increases forcing some to go out of business.

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Vast Sums Of Cash For Local Projects Is Just Waiting To Be Claimed

Vast Sums Of Cash For Local Projects Is Just Waiting To Be Claimed
February 24, 2017

Cllr. Denis Healy has revealed that East Riding Council is holding nearly £450,000 received from developers who have built houses in Molescroft, which it needs to spend on community projects.

Cllr Healy says these figures have been kept away from the public though since his election and now he is the only non Conservative councillor is happy to share these figures with the public so they can stake their claim.

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Launch Of Destination Beverley Paves The Way For Smaller Retail Units

Launch Of Destination Beverley Paves The Way For Smaller Retail Units
February 24, 2017

A new organisation, Destination Beverley is set to be officially launched next month aimed at promoting all that is good about Beverley.

As Destination Beverley look to attract people into the town, their formation could potentially impact the very core of town centre by paving the way for a change into how space is rented at the out of town Flemingate Development.

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Win Tickets To See England Play Lithuania At Wembley

Win Tickets To See England Play Lithuania At Wembley
February 24, 2017

Evans Halshaw in Beverley is giving local motorists and football fans the chance to win a pair of tickets to England’s qualifier against Lithuania thanks to Vauxhall Motors’ sponsorship of the Home Nations teams.

The retailer on Swinemoor Lane is giving local Beverley residents the chance to get their hands on two tickets to see some of the biggest names in English football as the team prepares to take on Lithuania on home turf on Sunday 26th March.

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Food Recycling Campaign To Be Launched In Eight East Riding Areas

Food Recycling Campaign To Be Launched In Eight East Riding Areas
February 24, 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is launching a campaign next month to encourage more residents to put food waste into their brown wheelie bins for recycling.

All the food and garden waste collected from residents’ brown bins is recycled into compost, however food waste still makes up almost a third of all waste placed in green household waste bins in the East Riding.

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Trainee Mechanic Helen Named Best Apprentice In The Country

Trainee Mechanic Helen Named Best Apprentice In The Country
February 23, 2017

A trainee mechanic at East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been named the best apprentice in the country at a national awards ceremony.

Helen Fordon was presented with the prestigious APSE Transport and Vehicle Maintenance Apprentice of the Year award after impressing the judges with her skills and enthusiasm.

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Get Fit With Special Deals At East Riding Leisure Beverley

Get Fit With Special Deals At East Riding Leisure Beverley
February 21, 2017

As thoughts start turning to warmer days, East Riding Leisure is urging residents to ‘spring into fitness’ with a range of special offers which are only available for a limited period.

A one-month Premier membership – including the full package of exercise classes, gym, swim and sports hall use at all 10 East Riding Leisure Centres including Beverley – is now available for £19.50, saving over £13 on the normal price.

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East Riding Taxis Branded With New Green and White Livery

East Riding Taxis Branded With New Green and White Livery
February 21, 2017

Taxis in the East Riding will be the first in the Humber region to be branded with distinctive white and green livery to help improve public safety.

The pilot scheme, which will run until May and is being implemented by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s licensing team, will see white vehicles on taxi ranks across the East Riding sporting green markings and displaying a Yorkshire rose symbol.

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Thousands Of People Go Really Really Wild At The Treasure House

Thousands Of People Go Really Really Wild At The Treasure House
February 21, 2017

Staff at the Treasure House in Beverley are celebrating the success of the Really Really Wild Day.

A stunning total of 2500 people visited the event, which featured Ben Shires from CBBC; a chance to see and interact with a polar bear; handle and learn about a range of animals; and be entertained by Professor Bumble the Badger and Headmistress Miss Nutella Nutkins of the Acorn Academy with their little gyspy cart.

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Beverley’s House Prices Increase Nearly 19% In 2 Years

Beverley’s House Prices Increase Nearly 19% In 2 Years
February 21, 2017

Polls show that buying a house is ranked more stressful than divorce, bankruptcy or even mourning the death of a loved one, so it’s no surprise that many people avoid doing it, despite the long-term benefits.

Although many regard entering the property market as one of the most unpleasant aspects of modern life, taking a leap of faith onto the property ladder needn’t be a nerve-racking ordeal.

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